2017 Research Day

2017 Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day 

Please join us as we celebrate the research, innovation and collaboration of our faculty and students on Schulich Dentistry’s Research Day on Wednesday, October 11 (1:00-2:00 pm). 

Time: 1:00-2:00pm -1 CE point
Location: Dental Sciences Building - Skeletal Biology Laboratories (DSB - Lower Ground Floor)
Approximately 25 research posters are presented by Dental, Grad Ortho, and Graduate Basic Science Students

Time: 2:30-4:00 pm 
Presented by: Dr. Ken Hargreaves
Location: Auditorium A - LHSC University Campus

Research Day Student Awards

Oct 11 - The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry celebrated the research, innovation and collaboration of faculty and students at Schulich Dentistry Annual Research Day. This year we had 16 DDS students (Jr Category), and 5 Grad Ortho and Graduate Basic Science students (Sr Category) available at their posters, answering your questions and inquiries (a complete list of presenters is attached). The 5 finalists in each category were asked to give an oral presentation for judging, and the awards are announced below.  Over 300 faculty, staff and students attended the event ….thank you to everyone for your participation! Please join us in congratulating the following students who received awards for their Poster Presentations.

JUNIOR CATEGORY - Travel Awards to represent Schulich Dentistry at a National or International Conference.

Yoon Chi, DDS 2020 - Hinman Student Research Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2018 Hinman Student Research Symposium in Memphis, TN (usually end of Oct/early Nov). Awarded for poster: “Characterization of temporomandibular joint osteoarthritis in aging mice.” Supervised by Dr. Frank Beier.

Shawna Kim, DDS 2019 - ADA Foundation Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2018 Dental Student Research Conference in Maryland. Awarded for poster: “Underlying mechanism of phenytoin-induced gingival hyperplasia.” Supervised by Dr. Douglas Hamilton.

Andrei Zaharia, DDS 2019 - CDA/Dentsply Award - will represent Schulich Dentistry at the 2018 CDA National Oral Health Conference in Canada. Awarded for poster: “Novel Bioactive and Injectable, Co-Polymer-Reinforced Bone Cement for Bone Augmentation.” Supervised by Dr. Amin Rizkalla.

SENIOR CATEGORY - Merit Cash Awards

1st Karla Crosara, PhD Student - Supervised by Dr. Walter Siqueira. Awarded for poster: “Protein complex partners of amylase in whole saliva using proteomic approaches.”
2nd Michael Greene, Grad Ortho Student - Supervised by Dr. Antonio Mamandras. Awarded for poster: “Friction testing of contemporary self-ligating appliance systems.”
3rd Dorota Klubowicz, MSc Student - Supervised by Dr. Khadry Galil. Awarded for poster: “A novel idea in the use of ultrasound to guide nasolabial hyaluronic acid (HA) dermal filler injections to prevent alar nasal necrosis.”