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

Maiko Suzuki, Masahi Shin, James P. Simmer and John D. Bartlett

For the paper “Fluoride Affects Enamel Protein Content via TGF-ßI-mediated KLK4 Inhibition,” J Dent Res 93:1022-1027.

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Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research

Dean Ho, Eiji Osawa, Laura Moore, Maria Gatica and Joong Kim

For the paper “Multi-protein Delivery by Nanodiamonds Promotes Bone Formation,” J Dent Res 92: 976-981.

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Clinical Research

Moritz Kebschull, Paolo Guarnieri, Ryan T. Demmer, Paul Pavlidis, Anne-Laure Boulesteix and Panos P. Papapanou

For the paper “Molecular Differences Between Chronic and Aggressive Periodontitis,” J Dent Res 92:1081-1088.