This annual award recognizes the best papers published in the Journal of Dental Research for the period of July 1 through June 30 preceding the IADR General Session. One paper is selected in each category: Clinical, Biological, and Biomaterials & Bioengineering.

Biological Research

Richard P. Darveau, George Hajishengallis and Michael A. Curtis

For the paper “Porphyromonas gingivalis as a Potential Community Activist for Disease,” J Dent Res. 91: 816-820.

Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research

Y. Yoshida, K. Yoshihara, S. Hayakawa, N. Nagaoka, T. Okihara, T. Matsumoto, S. Minagi, A. Osaka, K. Van Landuyt, and B. Van Meerbeek

For the paper HEMA Inhibits Interfacial Nano-layering of the Functional Monomer MDP,” J Dent Res, 91(11): 1060-1065.


Clinical Research

M.L. Laine, V. Moustakis, L. Koumakis, G. Potamias, and B.G. Loos

For the paper Modeling Susceptibility to Periodontitis,” J Dent Res, 92(01): 45-50.