Annual IADR awards announced

March 22, 2009 News, General Dentistry, News

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) has announced the recipients of its annual awards, which will be presented at its 87th General Session & Exhibition in Miami, Florida on 1 April, 2009.  

The IADR also announced the three winners of its prestigious Innovation in Oral Care Awards, recognising groundbreaking and life-changing research. Partner GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Consumer Healthcare will award each of the 2009 winners a $75,000 research grant.  

This year’s winners are: The University of Melbourne’s Eric Reynolds for his “Development of Oxantel to Prevent Periodontopathogenic Biofilm Formation”; Baylor College of Dentistry’s Rena D’Souza for “Nanostructured Peptide Hydrogels and Stem Cells for Dentin-Pulp Complex Regeneration”; The University of Washington School of Dentistry’s Sandra Bordin for “Optical Coherence Tomography for Non-invasive Diagnosis of Periodontal Disorders”.