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Competitive Research Grant Recipients

Support for endodontic research lies at the heart of the Foundation for Endodontic's mission. Approximately $260,000 is allocated to research grants annually. Funding is awarded to both residents and faculty members. The Foundation continues to support the specialty’s research initiatives as one of its main priorities.

Below are names and institutions of funded researchers. Thank you to all applicants for submitting research that strengthens and advances the specialty of endodontics.

Spring 2021

Grantees Total: $71,133.30

Christine Teed$9,866University of TorontoSynchronized microbubble-photodynamic activation to disinfect minimally prepared root canals
Leticia Chaves de Souza*$31,168.40University of Texas at HoustonThe role of neutrophil extracellular traps (NET) in apical periodontitis development
Han Na Cho*$16,874University of Texas at HoustonEffects of COVID-19 on the pulpodentin complex: a histological and molecular study
Indaiá Soares Leibovitch$13,224.90University of Michigan3D Evaluation of Outcomes in Regenerative Endodontics, A CBCT study

Fall 2021

Grantees Total: $15,544

Nawfal Al-Hashimi $9,824University of Toronto
In vitro Study the Effect of Amelogenin Peptide on the Proliferation and Differentiation of Stem Cells of Apical Papilla
Austyn Grissom*$5,720University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Root Resorption After Clear Aligner Therapy in Adults: A Three-Dimensional Comparative Analysis


*Indicates researchers who received $500 award for the highest scoring proposal.