2015 Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day/JT Hamilton Lecture

The Schulich School of Medicine Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day on October 14.  The day featured student poster presentations and the 14th John T. Hamilton Lecture, delivered by Dr. William V. Giannobile, DDS, DMSc.

Drs. Goldberg, Giannobile, Hamilton
Over 300 faculty, staff and students attended the presentations and the Hamilton Lecture entitled 'Future Prospects for Oral and Periodontal Regenerative Medicine'.  

Dr. Giannobile is the Najjar Endowed Professor of Dentistry & Biomedical Engineering, Chair of the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, and also a Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the College of Engineering. Dr. Giannobile is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dental Research.

Dentistry's Research Day Poster Presentations

Congratulations to the following students who received awards for their Poster Presentations at Dentistry's Research Day on Oct 14, 2015:

Junior Category - Travel Awards

CDA/Dentsply Travel Award - Michael Tiedemann, DDS 2017, Supervised by Dr. Douglas Hamilton
Modulation of myofibroblast differentiation on nanometric topographies. To represent Schulich Dentistry in the Student Clinician competition at the 2016 CDA National Oral Health Conference.

Hinman Student Research Travel Award - David Feere, DDS 2018, Supervised by Dr. Andrew Leask
The effect of NADPH oxidase 4 inhibition on the expression of fibrotic genes in human gingival fibroblast". To represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2016 Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, Tennessee.

ADA Foundation Travel Award - Kim Beaucage, DDS 2018, Supervised by Dr. Jeff Dixon
Role of equilibrative nucleoside transporter 1 in the mineralization of orofacial tissues. To represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2016 ADA Dental Student Research Conference in Maryland.

Senior Category - Merit Awards

James Hutchenreuther, Dr. Andrew Leask Lab
CCN2 Expression by Tumor Stroma Is Required for Melanoma Metastasis

Mohamed Gebril, Dr. Amin Rizkalla Lab
Sol gel hydrothermal bioactive glass-ceramic coating on titanium substrate

Meena Na, Grad Ortho 2016, Dr. Jeff Dixon Lab
Dexamethasone regulates gene expression induced by the mechanosensitive P2X7 receptor in osteoblasts"