Celebrating research at Schulich Dentistry

Schulich Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at its Annual Research Day this month. The event featured student poster presentations and the 14th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture, delivered by William V. Giannobile, DDS, MS, DMSc. More than 300 faculty, staff and students attended.

Congratulations to the following student poster presentation award recipients:

Certificate of Merit (Senior Category)
Awarded to the top three presentations in the Senior Category at Schulich Dentistry’s Annual Research Day.

First Place
James Hutchenreuther, PhD Candidate, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Supervisor: Andrew Leask, PhD
CCN2 Expression by Tumor Stroma Is Required for Melanoma Metastasis

Second Place
Mohamed Gebril
Supervisor: Amin Rizkalla, PhD
Sol gel hydrothermal bioactive glass-ceramic coating on titanium substrate

Third Place
Dr. Meena Na, Graduate Orthodontics 2016
Supervisor: Dr. Jeff Dixon
Dexamethasone regulates gene expression induced by the mechanosensitive P2X7 receptor in osteoblasts

Awarded to the first-place winner of the student poster presentations to represent Schulich Dentistry and present a poster at the Canadian Dental Association (CDA) Annual Convention.

Michael Tiedemann, Dentistry Class of 2017
Supervisor: Douglas Hamilton, PhD

ADA Foundation Travel Award
Awarded to represent Schulich Dentistry at the ADA Dental Students’ Conference on Research.

Kim Beaucage, Dentistry Class of 2018
Supervisor: Dr. Jeff Dixon

Hinman Student Research Travel Award
Student poster presentation award for travel in the following year to the Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee.

David Feere, Dentistry Class of 2018
Supervisor: Andrew Leask, PhD