2017

Dr. Ahmad Kutkut – University of Kentucky College of Dentistry
Quality and quantity of bone regeneration in maxillary sinus using Osteocel, radiographic and histomorphometric randomized controlled clinical study.
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $20,000
 
Dr. Angeliki Polymery
Vertical tooth movement adjacent to single implant restorations in esthetic area
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $25,000
 
Dr. Marta Revilla Leon – Revilla Research Center – RRC
Precision of Complete Arch Cr-Co Frameworks on Implants Fabricated by Selective Laser Melting (SLM) Additive Manufacturing Technology Before and after Ceramic Veneering.”
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $25,000
 
Dr. Maryse Manasse – New York University
Interdental Papilla Length and Perception of Aesthetics in Asymmetric Situations
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $24,500
 
Dr. Michelle Visser – The Research Foundation for SUNY
Modification of healing abutment surface with strontium-containing alginate gel to promote gingival fibroblast function.
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $24,968
 
Dr. Takanori Suzuki – New York University
Non-invasive tuberosity soft tissue measurement: A computerized axial tomographic evaluation
Award Date: March 2017
Award Amount: $24,500

2016

NYU College of Dentistry – Peter Loomer
Developing Training Database for Presentation and Publication
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $23, 750

NYU College of Dentistry – Yung Cheng Paul Yu
Monolithic Zirconia Meso-Structure Full Arch Implant Supported Reconstruction: Case Series
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $24,500

Implantology Institute, Lisbon Institute – Joao Carames
Pilot Study on a New Self Graft Carrier Implant Design
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $24,750

University of Sao Paulo, Brazil – Simone Saldanha Ignacio de Oliveira
Effects of Occlusal Splint Over Implants in Oral Rehabilitation
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $22,275

Saint Joseph University Damascus Road – Dr. Christian Makary
bTCP vs HA-TTCP particles both mixed with autogenous bone and PRF as a grafting material following maxillary sinus floor elevation: a clinical and histologic study at 6 and 12 months

Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $24,940

Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala – Dr. Luis Grisolia R.
Histomorphometric Comparison of Bovine Bone vs. Blood Clot in Chambers of Cylindric Implants
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: 24,000

NYU College of Dentistry – Yu Zhang
Substituted Calcium Phosphates Implant Coating for Bioactivity and Antibacterial Properties
Award Date: March 2016
Award Amount: $25,000

Tokyo Medical & Dental University
Graft Coverage Necessary for Ridge Prevention
Award Date: April 2016
Award Amount: $20,000

2015

Tel-Aviv University
Influence of Machined & Rough Surface on Anaerobic Bacterial Growth using Direct Contact test
Award Date: March 2015
Award Amount: $30,000

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Quantitative Sensory Testing, Occlusal Bite Force, Muscle activity and Pain Modulation in subjects with dental implants versus natural tooth.
Award Date: March 2015
Award Amount: $25,000

University of Illinois
Evaluation of maxillary sinus & surrounding bone anatomy with cone beam computed tomography: a retrospective multicenter clinical study
Award Date: March 2015
Award Amount: $21,486

Taipei Medical University
Research of novel composite bioink for 3 dimensional repaid prototyping devices in customized dental graft applications
Award Date: March 2015
Award Amount: $25,000

2014

Taipei Medical University
Subject: Grant Research Surface Characteristics & Cell Behavior on Dental Implant containing Micro & Nano-patterns by Nanolithography
Award Date: February 2014
Award Amount: $25,000

Columbia University College of Dental
Subject: Grant-Development of Titanium Implant with Cementum and Periodontal Ligament attachment
Award Date: February 2014
Award Amount: $25,000

Columbia University College of Dental
Subject: Comparative in Vitro Study of Various Surface Treatments & their effects on Epithelial Cell Adhesion to Implant Provisional Restorations
Award Date: February 2014
Award Amount: $9,000

New York University College of Dentistry
Subject: Developing Standardized Inter-Implant Distance Tool for Implant Surgery Utilizing 3-D Printed Models
Award Date: August 2014
Award Amount: $24,500

2012

Dr. Pouran Famili University of Pittsburgh
Subject: “Bisphosphonate Use and Dental Implant Survival: ReclastTM Dosing and Dental Implant Survival”
Award Date: March 2012
Award Amount: $25,000

Dr. Zeev Ormianer Tel-Aviv University
Subject: “Stress and Strain Levels Comparison on Implants Occlusal Patterns (Canine Occlusal Guidance, Group Function, Splinted Non-Splinted)”
Award Date: May 2012
Award Amount: $20,000

Taipei Medical University Research Project
Award Date: August 2012
Award Amount: $25,000

2011

Dr. Junro Yamashita The University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Subject: “Intraoral Administration of Parathyroid Hormone and Bone Regeneration”
Award Date: February 2011
Award Amount: $25,000

Dr. Belinda Brown-Joseph Temple University School of Dentistry
Subject: “Effect of Gallium Aluminum Arsenide Laser Disinfection on Human Peri-Implantitis Microbiota”
Award Date: February 2011
Award Amount: $25,000

Dr. Houda Barbery Vrije Universiteit-ACTA Amsterdam
Subject: “Potential Immune Allergic Reactions against Titanium Alloy Dental Implants”
Award Date: February 2011
Award Amount: $25,000

2010

Dr. Theofilos Koutouzis University of Florida College of Dentistry
Subject: “Innate Immune Receptor Expression from Peri-Implant Tissues of Patients with Differences in Susceptibility to Periodontal Diseases”
Award Date: January 2010
Award Amount: $20,000

Dr. James Rutkowski Clarion Research Group
Subject: “Synergistic Enhancement in Human Bone Growth Potential by Platelet Rich Plasma when Combined with Pharmaceutical Agents”
Award Date: February 2010
Award Amount: $10,000

2009

Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz University of Michigan
Subject: “The Influence of Dimensional Anatomic Variables on the Outcomes of Maxillary Sinus Grafting Procedures”
Award Date: June 2009
Award Amount: $10,000

2008

Platinum Foundation (Stem cell research for implants) Drs. Dennis Smiler and Muna Soltan
Award Date: February 2008
Award Amount: $25,000

Primate Research Institute of Buenos Aires (Maintenance/research grant)
Award Date: August 2008
Award Amount: $17,700

Primate Research Institute of Buenos Aires (Bridge funding Grant July-Dec 2008)
Maintenance for animal colony in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Award Date: August 2008
Award Amount: $22,000

2007

Dr. Weiguang Ma Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
Subject: “Evaluating the Accuracy of Computer Generated Implants”
Award Date: June 2007
Award Amount: $10,000

Primate Research Institute of Buenos Aires
Grant Period: January-June 30, 2008
Award Date: December 2007
Award Amount: $20,000

2006

Dr. Yunzhi Yang University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Subject: “Graded hydroxyapatite-titanium coating for enhancing coating-implant interfacial adhesion and osseointegration”
Award Date: November 2006
Award Amount: $15,000

Dr. John P. Schmitz University of Texas
Subject: “Influence of arachidonic acid metabolites and NSAID’s on osteoblast response to implant surfaces”
Award Date: November 2006
Award Amount: $10,000

2005

Temple University School of Dentistry
Award Date: December 2005
Amount: $14,000

Primate Research Institute of Buenos Aires
Award Date: November 2005
Amount: $10,000

2004

Dr. Joel Bumgardner University of Memphis
Subject: “Chitosan: A Biobased Implant Coating”
Award Date: September 2004
Award Amount: $20,000

2002

Dr. Russell Wang Case Western University
Dept. of Restorative Dentistry
Subject: “Biomimetic Hydroxyapatite: Syntheses and Cell Interactions”
Award Date: August 2002
Amount: $20,000

2001

Dr. Ramin Rohanizadeh New York University
Subject: “Development of a Low Temperature Adherent Coating on Titanium Substrates”
Award Date: July 2001
Amount: $20,000

1999

Dr. Lyndon Cooper University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Subject: “Osteoblast Mobility and Osteoconduction”
Award Date: May 1999
Amount: $25,000

1998

Dr. John Keller University of Iowa
Subject: “Implant Stability in Osteoporotic-like Bone”
Award Date: May 1998
Award Amount: $20,000

Dr. Lance Ramp University of Alabama at Birmingham
Subject: “Assessment of Implant Osseointegration by Nonlinear Dynamic Response”
Award Date: August 1998
Award Amount: $20,000

1997

Dr. Joo L. Ong University of Texas at San Antonio
Subject: “BMP Stimulation of Bone Response Adjacent to Titanium Implant in Vivo”
Award Date: September 1997
Award Amount: $25,000

Prof. Seth L. Schor University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland
Subject: “The Gelatin-Binding Domain of Fibronectin: A Substratum Dependent Regulator of Fibroblast Migration of Potential Relevance to Oral Implantology”
Award Date: September 1997
Award Amount: $25,000

Dr. Regina Landesburg New York University
Subject: “Endosteal Cell Interaction with Dental Implant Materials”
Award Date: September 1997
Award Amount: $25,000

Primate Research Institute of Buenos Aires
Award Date: November 1997
Amount: $10,000

Dr. Hans-Peter Weber Harvard University
Subject: “The Effects of Mechanical Perturbation on Human Gingival & Peridontal Ligament Fibroblasts in Vitro”
Award Date: September 1997
Award Amount: $25,000

1996

Dr. Hugh Devlin University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Subject: “Use of the Erbium-Yag Laser in Implantology”
Award Date: April 1996
Award Amount: $20,000

Dr. Patrick Vezeau University of Iowa
Subject: “Re-Use of Transmucosal Abutments: An In-Vitro Model of Plasma Cleaning and Common Sterilization Techniques”
Award Date: September 1996
Award Amount: $20,000($10,000 ICOI/ $10,000 AAIP)

1995

Dr. Kristine Kieswetter Mentors: Dr. David Dean and Dr. Zvi Schwartz University of Texas
Health Science Center, University of Texas at San Antonio
Subject: “The Role of Titanium Surface Roughness in Production of Cytokines and Growth Factors by Osteoblasts
Award Date: April 1995
Award Amount: $20,000

Dr. Clark M. Stanford Dows Institute for Dental Research
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Subject: “Osteoblast Phenotypic Responses to HA as a Function of Crystallinity”
Award Date: April 1995
Award Amount: $20,000

Dr. Charles Prince University of Alabama at Birmingham
Subject: “Cell Attachments to Implant Surfaces: Effects of Implant Pretreatment with Proteoglycan and Osteoponin”
Award Date: September 1995
Award Amount: $20,000