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IADR/AADR Announce Recipients of the 2021 IADR/AADR William J. Gies Awards

Alexandria, Va., USA – The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) announced the 2021 recipients of the IADR/AADR William J. Gies Awards for the best papers published in the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research. The winners were recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the virtual 99th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meeting of the AADR and the 45th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), on July 21-24, 2021.

These awards are presented in three categories: Biological Research, Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research and Clinical Research.

The award in the Biological Research category is presented to M.A. Payne, A. Hashim, A. Alsam, S. Joseph, J. Aduse-Opoku, W.G. Wade and M.A. Curtis for the paper “Horizontal and Vertical Transfer of Oral Microbial Dysbiosis and Periodontal Disease,” J Dent Res 98(13): 1503-1510, 2019.

The award in the Biomaterials and Bioengineering Research category is presented to M.Z.I. Nizami, Y. Nishina, T. Yamamoto, Y. Shinoda-Ito and S. Takashiba for the paper “Functionalized Graphene Oxide Shields Tooth Dentin from Decalcification,” J Dent Res 99(2): 182-188, 2019.

The award in the Clinical Research category is presented to C. Brizuela, G. Meza, D. Urrejola, M.A. Quezada, G. Concha, V. Ramíre1, I. Angelopoulos, M.I. Cadiz, R. Tapia-Limonchi and M. Khoury for the paper “Cell-Based Regenerative Endodontics for Treatment of Periapical Lesions: A Randomized, Controlled Phase I/II Clinical Trial,” J Dent Res 99(5): 523-529, 2019.

The award is named for William J. Gies, the founder of the Journal of Dental Research. The awards are supported by J. Morita Corporation and consist of $1,000 USD and a plaque.

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About the Journal of Dental Research
The IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge in all sciences relevant to dentistry and the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. The JDR 2-year Journal Impact Factor™ is 6.116, ranking #5 of 91 journals in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category, and the JDR 5-year Journal Impact Factor™ is 7.199. The JDR ranks #1 of 91 journals in total citations at 26,197 and Eigenfactor at 0.01683. The JDR Editor-in-Chief is Nicholas Jakubovics, Newcastle University, England. Follow the JDR on Twitter at @JDentRes!

International Association for Dental Research

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with over 10,000 individual members worldwide, with a mission to drive dental, oral and craniofacial research for health and well-being worldwide. To learn more, visit www.iadr.org. The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is the largest Division of IADR with 3,100 members in the United States. To learn more, visit www.iadr.org/aadr.

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