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The 2018 AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition to be held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

International & American Associations for Dental Research

Alexandria, VA, USA - The 47th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), in conjunction with the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), will be held at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., USA on March 21-24, 2018.

The AADR/CADR Annual Meeting will bring dental, oral and craniofacial scientists and researchers from throughout the country and the world to Ft. Lauderdale. Scientist will have the opportunity to present, discuss and critique their investigations. During AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition, attendees can view posters, oral presentations, Lunch & Learning topics, symposia, hands-on workshops, satellite symposia and three plenary sessions. Delegates can visit the exhibit hall and connect with others during the many networking opportunities.

The 2018 Distinguished Lecture Series speakers are: Jennifer R. Grandis, Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Associate Vice-Chancellor of Clinical and Translational Research, Director of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at the University of California, San Francisco speaking on "Precision Oral Cancer Medicine"( This lecture is sponsored by an unrestricted educational grant from Dentsply Sirona.); Randolph M. Nesse, Foundation Professor of Life Sciences and Founding Director, Center for Evolution & Medicine at Arizona State University, Phoenix speaking on "Evolutionary Foundations for Dental Research and Practice" and Robert H. Lustig, Emeritus Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Endocrinology, Member, Institute for Health Policy Studies at Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco speaking on "Tooth Decay and Liver Decay: The Nexus of Physicians and Dentists."

The AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition beings on Wednesday, March 21 but pre-conference workshops start on Tuesday, March 20. For more information on the event, please visit:


About the American Association for Dental Research

The American Association for Dental Research (AADR), headquartered in Alexandria, Va., is a nonprofit organization with over 3,400 members in the United States. Its mission is: (1) to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health; (2) to support and represent the oral health research community; and (3) to facilitate the communication and application of research findings. AADR is the largest Division of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). To learn more about the AADR, visit

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