Alexandria, Va., USA - The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Dagmar Else Slot, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, as the 2019 recipient of Young Investigator Award. Slot was recognized at the Opening Ceremonies of the 97th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, held in conjunction with the 48th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research (CADR). The IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition is held at the Vancouver Convention Centre West Building in Vancouver, BC, Canada from June 19-22, 2019.
Slot is an assistant professor at the Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, in the Department of Oral Radiology and the Department of Periodontology where her research focuses on oral infections and inflammation and oral regenerative medicine. She received her M.S. in Evidence Based Practice and completed her Ph.D. on "Prevention of gingivitis and therapy of periodontitis; chlorhexidine gels and dental lasers."
Slot has been author or coauthor of more than 100 peer-reviewed, international PubMed-indexed papers, including more than 50 systematic reviews on evidence-based dentistry, prevention of periodontal diseases and oral hygiene devices.
The IADR Young Investigator Award, supported by P&G Professional Oral Health, Crest + Oral-B, is designed to stimulate basic research in all dental disciplines. The recipient must be within 10 years of completing his/her last terminal degree at the time of the submission deadline. The award consists of a monetary award and a plaque and is one of the 17 IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed by IADR. Winners of the IADR Young Investigator Award also serve a two-year term on the IADR Board of Directors. Slot will begin her term at the conclusion of the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session.
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