Description:Â The major goals in organizing the conference include: (1)
Discussion of the current status of salivary gland research and the
evolving questions, (2) Cutting-edge presentations on a variety of
research projects relevant to salivary gland research, (3) Discussion
of emerging fields and future areas of research emphasis, (4)
Introduction for new investigators to enter the salivary gland field,
(5) Promotion of interactions/networking between experienced salivary
gland biologists and new investigators, and (6) Initiation of
collaborations between basic, translational and clinical researchers.
The results will foster collaborations to nurture emerging areas that
fill knowledge gaps and capture research opportunities.
Additional Information:Â Conference Web Site.