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IADR announces recipients of the 2024 IADR Centennial Travel Award for New Investigators

Grant and Award Announcement

International Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research

Alexandria, VA, USA – The International Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (IADR) has announced eleven recipients of the 2024 IADR Centennial Travel Award for New Investigators. The recipients were recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the 102nd General Session of the IADR, which was held in conjunction with the 53rd Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research and the 48th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, on March 13-16, 2024, in New Orleans, LA.

The recipients are:

  • Abdul Warith Akinshipo, Lagos University, Nigeria
  • Diego Azañedo, Universidad Científica del Sur, Lima, Peru
  • Navdeep Bhusri, University of Puthisatra, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Uchenna Egbunah, Lagos University, Nigeria
  • Qing He, Wuhan University, China
  • Yuting Niu, Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Francisco W. G. Paula-Silva, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Vesela Petrova Stefanova, Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • Xinyun Su, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
  • Wen Xiao, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Jiawei Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

The IADR Centennial Travel Award for New Investigators assists new investigators residing in low to upper middle-income countries to attend the IADR General Session & Exhibition. The award is designed to encourage new investigators to undertake research and to support their attendance at the IADR General Session & Exhibition for presentation of research in any of the IADR Scientific Group & Network research areas. The award is supported by IADR and individual member donations.

About IADR
The International Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research for health and well-being worldwide. IADR represents the individual scientists, clinician-scientists, dental professionals, and students based in academic, government, non-profit, and private-sector institutions who share our mission. Learn more at www.iadr.org.


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