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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 2019

Grantees Total: $42,330

Gillian Landzberg*$9,561University of TorontoSelf-Mineralizing Antibacterial Tissue Repair (SMART) Varnish to condition root-end dentin in endodontic microsurgery
Ariadne Letra*$32,769University of Texas HoustonHost-Pathogen Interactions in Apical Periodontitis


Fall 2018

Grantees Total: $28,963

Jacob Al-Hashemi$14,048Boston UniversityDifferential expression of miRNAs in Human External Cervical Root Resorption
Leticia Chaves de Souza* $9,915The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Evaluation of the physical-chemical and biological properties of a new bioceramic sealer
Seyed Omid Dianat*$5,000University of Maryland School of DentistryThe Accuracy and Efficiency of a Dynamic 3D Navigation System for Negotiating Calcified Canals


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