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: $100,489
|Jennifer Gibbs*||$22,537||New York University||449876 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|
Grantees Total: $106,220.21
|Shira Ackerman*||$3,280||Texas A&M College of Dentistry||Accuracy of 3D Printed Endodontic Surgical Guide: A Human Cadaver Study|
|Obadah Austah||$27,016||University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio||Role of Sensory Innervation in Modulating the Initiation and Development of Apical Periodontitis|
|Kendall Lynn Baginski||$5,700||Texas A&M College of Dentistry||Evaluation of a Novel Intranasal Spray (3% tetracaine/0.05% oxymetazoline) for Maxillary Pulpal Anesthesia|
|George Huang*||$35,000||University of Tennessee Health Science Center||Dental Pulp Stem Cells as Vascular Forming Cells for Pulp Regeneration|
|Michael Mittelsteadt||$2,330||University of North Carolina||Efficacy of Tetracaine/Oxymetazoline Nasal Spray for Endodontic Treatment|
|Cameron Ritter||$17,051.21||University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio||Effect of Residual Biofilm on Release and Activity of Growth Factors from Dentin'|
|Jenny Sun||$15,843||University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio||Comparative Evaluation of Coronal and Radicular Dentin Growth Factors and their Effect on Mineralization, Angiogenesis and Neurogenesis|
*Indicates researchers who received $500 award for the highest scoring proposal.