2017

  • Dec 15 - Dr. Moreau presents "NCOHR’s New Programs and Activities: Advancing Collaborative Oral Health Research to Better Address the Needs of Canadians"

    December 14, 2017
    Dr. Alain Moreau, Director of the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research (NCOHR), will be at Schulich Dentistry to present NCOHR’s New Programs. DSB 0010 -12:45pm Beforehand, Dr. Moreau will be available for an informal chat with students and researchers regarding NCOHR and potential new initiatives to improve the oral health research in Canada, Read more .... (Read full entry)

  • Network for Canadian Oral Health Research receives funding from Canadian Government to advance oral health research

    December 14, 2017
    News Release from Canadian Institutes of Health Research. A national research network (NCOHR) will receive additional funding from the Government of Canada to support its work to improve the oral health of Canadians through strong collaboration, education, and training. The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, today announced funding of $850,000 for the Network for Canadian Oral Health Research through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Read more .... (Read full entry)

  • David Feere toured historic Beale Street in Memphis while attending the Hinman Student Research Symposium

    December 05, 2017
    David Feere, DDS 2018, attended the Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis in October to present his poster entitled: “The Effect of Matrix Stiffness on Fibroblast Gene Expression.” Feere (supervised by Dr. Andrew Leask in Dentistry's Summer Research Program), competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2016 Annual Research Day. Feere remarked, “Research presentations by students broadened my understanding of what research may allow dentists to do clinically, in the future, to achieve better outcomes for patients”. (Read full entry)

  • Andrei Zaharia (DDS 2018), attends Colgate Dental Students' Conference on Research

    November 22, 2017
    Andrei Zaharia travelled to Maryland to present his research at the American Dental Association (ADA) Foundation’s 53nd Annual Colgate Dental Students’ Conference in October 2017. Andrei competed for this travel award at Schulich Dentistry's 2016 Annual Research Day with his poster “Novel bioactive, fast-setting and injectable bone cement for bone augmentation”, supervised by Drs. Amin Rizkalla and Jeff Dixon, in Dentistry's Summer Research Program. (Read full entry)

  • CANCELLED -Dec 13 – Research Seminar - A. Kantarci

    November 17, 2017
    Cancelled - Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on December 13th by Alpdogan Kantarci, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology and Oral Biology, Adjunct Associate Professor, Molecular & Cell Biology, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Cambridge, MA. Title: ‘Host-Microbiome Interactions in a Complex Microenvironment as a Mechanism of Periodontitis and Potential Targets for Novel Therapeutics’. 12:30pm | DSB 0010| All Welcome (Read full entry)

  • Schulich SPEA Chapter Receives Awards at Annual Conference

    October 26, 2017
    At the annual meeting of the Student Professionalism & Ethics Association in Dentistry in Atlanta this month, Schulich Dentistry's chapter received awards in two categories: Best Communication & Social Media, and Best Chapter in Canada. Congratulations to our chapter for the recognition and for their continued efforts in this important area. See more... (Read full entry)

  • Nov 15 – Research Seminar - Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD

    October 25, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on November 15, 2017 by Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo. Title: ‘The Role of Glycan Recognition at the Salivary Proteome – Oral Microbiome Interface’.  (Read full entry)

  • Dentistry Research Day Student Presentations

    October 18, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at its Annual Research Day this month. Congratulations to the student poster presentation award recipients. (Read full entry)

  • Alumnus makes donation to mark 40 years of dental practice

    September 26, 2017
    Dr. John Pate, DDS’76, recently donated a gift of $40,000 to Schulich Dentistry, celebrating 40 years of dental practice in Guelph. The donation was the culmination of a 40 Acts of Kindness initiative marking the special anniversary.  (Read full entry)

  • Oct 11 - Schulich Dentistry Research Day

    September 13, 2017
    Join Schulich Dentistry on Research Day featuring student poster presentations (1:00 pm) and the 16th John T. Hamilton Distinguished Lecture (2:30 pm) to be delivered by Dr. Kenneth M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Endodontics, University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio School of Dentistry. Title: "Pain Control: From Current Therapy to NextGen Analgesics". (Read full entry)

  • Dentistry Summer Research Presentations

    August 21, 2017
    Dentistry Summer Students presented the conclusions to their summer research projects on August 17th. Faculty, students and staff were able to discuss the various research projects during the presentations and networking lunch.  (Read full entry)

  • Celebrating the Class of 2017 with Brett Hawley

    June 23, 2017
    Brett Hawley, Dentistry Class of 2017, recently took on a rather unexpected role in his final months as a dental student – that of officiant at a friend’s wedding. The groom was alumnus Dr. Jonathan Sanderson, DDS’16, who had a big influence on Hawley during his time at Schulich Dentistry. (Read full entry)

  • Celebrating the Class of 2017 with Brett Hawley

    June 22, 2017
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  • May 24 – Research Seminar - Theresa A. Guise, MD

    May 08, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on May 24, 2017 by Theresa A. Guise, MD, Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Jerry W. and Peg S. Throgmartin Professor of Oncololgy, Indiana University School of Medicine. Title: ‘Cancer treatment and the musculoskeletal system’’. 12:30pm | MSB 148 | All Welcome (Read full entry)

  • Alumni of Distinction Awards

    April 28, 2017
    Congratulations to Drs. Jack Harris, Paul Romanson, and Shawn Steele, recipients of 2017 Alumni Awards of Distinction. (Read full entry)

  • Dr. Amin Rizkalla awarded a Collaborative Research Seed Grant (CRSG)

    April 17, 2017
    Congratulations to Dr. Amin Rizkalla (Oral Biology, Schulich Dentistry) for his project entitled: ‘Optimization of 3D-Printed Porous Titanium Constructs for Craniofacial Reconstuction’. Co-Investigators include Dr. Henry Lapointe (Schulich Dentistry) and Dr. Yara Hosein (Engineering). Collaborative Research Seed Grants (CRSG) provide recipients with seed funding for the formation and development of new interdisciplinary collaborative research teams. The intent is to promote new collaborations that build on different scientific and scholarly backgrounds, to facilitate breakthroughs in solving research questions in a collaborative manner, and to position the School's researchers to successfully respond to targeted requests for proposals from Tri-Council or other funding agencies. (Read full entry)

  • David Zuanazzi presented with the 2016-2017 CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award

    April 16, 2017
    David Zuanazzi, DDS, MSc (PhD Student) and Karla Crosara, DDS (MSc Student) from Schulich Dentistry presented posters at the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR / 41st Annual Meeting of the CADR in San Francisco in March. Both students are supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira (Schulich Dentistry). At this annual meeting, Zuanazzi was presented with the 2016-2017 CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award for achieving second place in the Canadian Senior Clinical Science category for his work "Detection of Zika virus in saliva by mass spectrometry-based proteomic/peptidomic”.  (Read full entry)

  • April 12 DART Seminar - Dr. Richard Miron

    April 10, 2017
    DART invites you to their seminar on Apr 12th (12 - 1 PM) featuring Richard Miron, DDS, PhD. Title of talk: Next Generation Biomaterials for Bone and Periodontal Regeneration. MSB 148 - Light refreshments served, RSVP encouraged at https://goo.gl/forms/Hjpyin6VFWlu2in43  (Read full entry)

  • Dr. Richard Bohay Receives Excellence Award in Administration

    April 06, 2017
    This award acknowledges Dr. Bohay's many administrative accomplishments including leadership of Schulich Dentistry during a time of transition and strategic planning. Congratulations to Dr. Bohay for a much deserved award. (Read full entry)

  • 10th Annual Suzanne Bernier Lecture in Skeletal Biology

    March 22, 2017
    May 1 - We are pleased to invite all members of the University community to the 10th Annual Suzanne M. Bernier Memorial Lecture in Skeletal Biology, delivered this year by Lori A. Setton, PhD, Lucy and Stanley Lopata Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Orthopaedic Surgery at Washington University, St Louis ... (Read full entry)

  • Dr. Richard Bohay Extended as Acting Director

    March 14, 2017
    Dr. Richard Bohay has been extended as Acting Director, Dentistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University from January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017 or until a new Director is appointed. (Read full entry)

  • Schulich Dentistry 2017 IRG (Internal Research Grant) Competition Results

    March 12, 2017
    Congratulations to Drs. Les Kalman and Harinder Sandhu, Clinician Scientists, who were each awarded a Schulich Dentistry IRG of $10,000 each.  (Read full entry)

  • Apr 19 Research Seminar - Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD

    March 03, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on by Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Professor and Chair, Dept of Oral Health Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Title: ‘Therapeutic Opportunities to Control Osteoclastogenesis in Periodontitis’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome (Read full entry)

  • Dr. W. Siqueira named VP - Canadian Association of Dental Research

    February 20, 2017
    Dr. Walter Siqueira, associate professor and assistant director of faculty affairs at Schulich Dentistry, has been named Vice-President of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR) for the 2017-2019 term, and President for the 2019-2021 term. (Read full entry)

  • Feb 15 Research Seminar - Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, PhD

    January 30, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture by Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, PhD, Professor and Chair, Dept of Periodontics, Director, Center for Craniofacial Research and Diagnosis, Texas A&M University Baylor College of Dentistry. Title: ‘Epigenetic characteristics, genetic profiles, and regenerative potential of periodontal progenitors’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome (Read full entry)

  • Jan 18 Research Seminar – Philip Trackman, PhD

    January 05, 2017
    Schulich Dentistry Research Seminar Series presents a lecture on January 18, 2017 by Philip Trackman, PhD, Professor, Director of Graduate Programs, Dept of Molecular and Cell Biology, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University. Title: ‘Mechanisms of Oral Cancer Promotion by Lysyl Oxidase-Like-2’. 12:30pm | H101| All Welcome (Read full entry)