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: $128,571
|Dalia Alzebdeh||$15,040||Temple University||The Role of Topographical Cues on Dental Pulp Stem Cells Osteogenic Differentiation via Mechanotransduction|
|Vanessa Chrepa*||$57,000||University of Washington||Impact of Final Apical Size Preparation on Root Canal Treatment Success: A Clinical, Microbiological and Volumetric Evaluation|
|Benoit Michot||$17,182||New York University||Interactions of Neurons and Dental Pulp Stem Cells in Pulpitis: The Role of Calcitonin Gene-related Peptide|
|Kiarash Yeganegi||$29,849||Loma Linda University||Enterococcal Infective Endocarditis by Repetitive, Low-grade Bacteremia: A Preliminary Animal Study in Rats|
|Bo Yu*||$29,849||University of California at Los Angeles||The Effect of Wnt4 on Osteoimmune Modulations in Apical Periodontitis|
Grantees Total: $89,136
|Abdulmajeed Alshujaa*||$31,749||University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio||Characterization of Pain-Modulating Substances in Periradicular Lesions from Teeth with Symptomatic and Asymptomatic Periradicular Pathology|
|Tatiana Botero-Duque*||$10,000||University of Michigan||A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial of Regenerative Protocols to Treat Immature Necrotic Permanent Teeth|
|Michael Fuller||$15,000||The Ohio State University||Postoperative Management with a Steroid for Symptomatic Teeth Diagnosed with Pulpa Necrosis|
|Jacqueline Lopez Gross||$6,000||University of Toronto||Astroglial Plasticity within the Rat Orofacial Sensorimotor Cortex after Endodontic Treatment Versus Tooth Extraction|
|Olivia Cook||$9,357||The Ohio State University||An Evaluation of 4% Prilocaine Plus 2% Lidocaine with 1:100,000 Epinephrine for Inferior Alveolar Nerve Blocks|
|Daniel Crossen||$16,030||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Periapical Microsurgery: A 4-D Analysis of Healing Patterns|
*Indicates researchers who received $500 award for the highest scoring proposal.