Dentistry's Research Day Poster Presentations

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Congratulations to the following students who received awards for their Poster Presentations at Dentistry's Research Day.


CDA/Dentsply Travel Award
Greg Luvison, DDS 2017
Awarded for poster: “Bioactive, fast-setting and injectable bone cements for craniofacial reconstruction.”  Supervised by Drs. Amin Rizkalla and Jeff Dixon.  Will represent Schulich Dentistry in the Student Clinician competition at the 2015 CDA National Oral Health Conference.

Hinman Student Research Travel Award
Kimberly Williams, DDS 2017

Awarded for poster:  “Diphenyleneiodonium inhibits TGF-induced expression in gingival fibroblasts.”  Supervised by Dr. Andrew.  Will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2015 Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee.

ADA Foundation Travel Award
Vida Lam, DDS 2017

Awarded for poster:  “Role of bone sialoprotein in stabilizing tendon insertion into bone.”  Supervised by Dr. Harvey Goldberg.  Will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2015 Dental Student Research Conference in Maryland.


First - Erik Holm, DCS/DDS 2018 - Supervised by Dr. Harvey Goldberg. Awarded for poster:  “Osteopontin mediates mineralization and not osteogenic cell development in vitro.”

Second -  Carine Bourassa, Graduate Orthodontics 2015 - Supervised by Dr. Ali Tassi. Awarded for poster:  “An in-vitro comparison of different palatal sites for orthodontic miniscrew insertion: the effect of bone quality and quantity on primary stability.”

Third - Shawna Kim, DCS Student - Supervised by Dr. Douglas Hamilton. Awarded for poster: “Effect of nifedipine and phenytoin on gingival tissue remodelling.”