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.
Grantees Total: $28,963
|Jacob Al-Hashemi||$14,048||Boston University||Differential expression of miRNAs in Human External Cervical Root Resorption|
|Leticia Chaves de Souza*||$9,915||The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston||Evaluation of the physical-chemical and biological properties of a new bioceramic sealer|
|Seyed Omid Dianat*||$5,000||University of Maryland School of Dentistry||The Accuracy and Efficiency of a Dynamic 3D Navigation System for Negotiating Calcified Canals|
Grantees Total: $100,489
|Jennifer Gibbs*||$22,537||New York University||Identification of clinical and biological risk factors for pain after root end resection surgery|
|David Harris||$9,100||University of Toronto||Electrophoretic deposition of bioactive antibacterial nanoparticles in apical root anatomy|
|Fang-Chi Li*||$9,930||University of Toronto||Nanoparticle guided dentin micro-tissue engineering: characterizing fluid dynamics and mechanical characteristics|
|Federico Martinho||$26,157||University of Maryland, Baltimore||A clinical evaluation of the ability of finishing files to supplement the removal of bacteria and endotoxins from primarily infected root canals|
|Bobby Nadeau||$6,882||University of Toronto||A Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation Analysis on the Role of Free-Water Loss and Residual Strain on Fracture Predilection in Root Dentin|
|Jered Vislisel||$10,883||University of Iowa||Application of Gene-activating BMP-2/FGF-2 Scaffolds for Dental Pulp Capping|
|Wing-Yee Yeung||$15,000||University of Maryland||Utilizing Charged Membrane Technology for Endotoxin Removal from the Root Canal System|
*Indicates researchers who received $500 award for the highest scoring proposal.