IADR/AADOCR William J. Gies Award

The William J. Gies Award is given for the best paper published in the Journal of Dental Research during the preceding year. Nominations are made by individuals, by the Gies Award Committee, and by the Editor of the JDR. Most IADR/AADOCR awards are restricted to certain disciplines of research, but the JDR Gies Award is one of the few open to anyone who publishes in the Journal of Dental Research.

Award Prize

$1,000 and plaque

Key Dates

Applications Open:

Jul 11, 2022

Applications Closed:

Oct 14, 2022

  • Nominations are accepted for any papers published in the Journal of Dental Research.
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The Gies Award consists of a $1,000 monetary prize and a plaque which will be presented at the Opening Ceremonies of either the AADOCR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition or IADR General Session & Exhibition.

IADR/AADOCR members are invited to send nominations for outstanding papers published in the JDR between July 2021 and June 2022. Email nomination to Awards, Fellowships, and Grants Coordinator.

2022 Recipients

Biological Research

The Junctional Epithelium Is Maintained by a Stem Cell Population

 X. Yuan, J. Chen, J.A. Grauer, Q. Xu, L.A. Van Brunt, J.A. Helms

J Dent Res 100(2):209-216, 2021

Photo of Biological Research award recipient
Biomaterials & Bioengineering

pH-Responsive Antibacterial Resin Adhesives for Secondary Caries Inhibition

J Liang, F Liu, J Zou, H H K Xu, Q Han, Z Wang, B Li, B Yang, B Ren, M Li, X Peng, J Li, S Zhang, X Zhou, L Cheng

J Dent Res 99(12): 1368-1376, 2020

Photo of Biomaterials & Bioengineering award recipients
Clinical Research

Maternal Oral Health Influences Infant Salivary Microbiome 

K. Ramadugu, D. Bhaumik, T. Luo, R.E. Gicquelais, K.H. Lee, E.B. Stafford, C.F. Marrs, K. Neiswanger, D.W. McNeil, M.L. Marazita, B. Foxman

J Dent Res 100(1):58-65, 2021

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Beatrice Nguyen

Awards, Fellowships and Grants Coordinator

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