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Focus 2023 Winner’s Circle

Congratulations to the members of the 2023 Winner’s Circle!  During the spring and fall competitive research grant cycles, the highest-scoring resident and faculty proposals receive a $500 cash award. The goal is to pay tribute to the applicants whose efforts reflect the highest quality science. Congratulations to the members of the 2023 winner’s circle  Dr.…

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Research Fellowship: Year Four in Review

 Over the past four years, Dr. Annie Shrestha has made significant progress on her project, entitled “Immune Dysbiosis in Diabetes and Apical Periodontitis – Role of Cell Microenvironment,” aimed at elucidating the role of immune dysbiosis in adaptive immune cells in the development of apical periodontitis and increasing understanding of how diabetes mellitus influences this…

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President’s Message: Endodontic Gratitude

With Thanksgiving leaving us with full bellies, we have officially entered the holiday season of 2023! The holidays are a time to gather with family and friends. It is a time to reflect on the many blessings that have been bestowed upon us, as endodontists are a blessed group of people. We are intelligent, motivated,…

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Research Spotlight: Insight Track 2023

Foundation-funded research highlights the importance of differential diagnoses of persistent dental pain Among the highlights of AAE’s mid-year Insight Track 2023 conference on Pain, a presentation by Iryna Daline, DMD, MSD, MS on “Differential Diagnosis of Tooth Pain” underscored a significant concern for patients and providers alike.  Based on Foundation-funded research published in the JOE…

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Dr. Lorel E. Burns

Part II: The ADEA Leadership Institute, Endo Education, and the Foundation Dr. Lorel E. Burns, DDS, MS, is the recipient of the 2023-2024 AAE Foundation & Specialty1 Partners/ADEA Scholar for the ADEA Leadership Institute award. The Foundation had the honor of speaking with Dr. Burns, who shared how she has ventured down various paths to create…

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