Alexandria, VA – The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) has announced the winners of the 2023 AADOCR/CADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators. The winners were recognized during the Opening Ceremonies of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the AADOCR, which was held in conjunction with the 47th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR), that took place on March 15, 2023.
First given in 2018, the AADOCR/CADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators is managed by AADOCR and supported by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. It was created to award young investigators in the American and Canadian Divisions of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) with original research in oral disease prevention or oral health promotion.
Candidates presented their research in a public competition on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The two winners of the competition will go on to compete in the IADR Joseph Lister Award for New Investigators at the 2023 IADR/LAR General Session with WCPD in Bogotá, Colombia.
The winners are:
1st Place – Ana Carolina Morandini
The role of CD73 in periodontitis
Dental College of Georgia at Augusta
2nd Place – Viviane Hass
Development of novel catechol-functionalized biomimetic crosslinkers for collagen-based biomaterials
University of Missouri—Kansas City
The American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to drive dental, oral, and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being. AADOCR represents the individual scientists, clinician-scientists, dental professionals, and students based in academic, government, non-profit, and private-sector institutions who share our mission. AADOCR is the largest division of the International Association for Dental Research. Learn more at www.aadocr.org.