The Innovation in Oral Care Awards (“Award(s)”) are jointly sponsored by IADR and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), with funding provided exclusively by GSK. The IADR mission is to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide. It does so through its Divisions and Sections as well as in partnership with international dental associations, industry, health agencies, and scientific and educational professional organizations. These innovation awards offer opportunities for investigators to conduct dental research that will have a direct impact on the oral health of the public.

 

Simone Duarte

New York University, USA and co-investigators Deepak Saxena and Nelson Silva

The Influence of Low-Temperature Plasma on Biofilms

 

Christopher Irwin

Queen’s University, Belfast, Ireland and co-investigators Fionnuala Lundy and Brian Walker

Peptide Mimetics of LL-37 as Novel Therapeutics for Periodontitis

 

Doron Steinberg

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel and co-investigator Michael Friedman

Novel Sustained Release Varnish of Anti-Biofilm/Anti-Quorum-Sensing Agents Against Oral Biofilms