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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 2022

Grantees Total: $86,981.00

Mansoor Safder$8,383.00 University of Texas at HoustonAssessing Expression of Interferon Regulatory Factor 8 in Macrophages after Pharmacological Modulation of Autophagy
Matthew Malek*$30,512.00 New York University College of DentistryPotential Biological Markers of Invasive Cervical Resorption in Saliva and Gingival Crevicular Fluid: A Pilot Study
Rajeshwari Hadagalu Revana Siddappa$20,808.00 University of TorontoThree-dimensional matrix based heterogeneous model to study inflammatory root resorption and intervention dynamics
Sally Ziqi Liu*$13,518.00University of Alabama of Dentistry at UABRelative Efficacy of Innovative Endodontic Antimicrobial Agents
Frederico Martinho$13,760.00 University of Maryland School of DentistryRoot-end Preparation and Root-end Fill in Minimally Invasive Osteotomy Using 3D Dynamic Navigation System

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.