Academic Divisions

2011 Finalists

Left to right: Theofilos Koutouzis, Rene Hernandez Delgadillo, Andreas Michael Vizirakis, Pinar Emecen-Huja, Samira Toloue, Dr. Anthony Volpe, Sangeetha Chandrasekaran, Angie Lee, Matthew W. C. Chan, Roham Rafat


Sangeetha Chandrasekaran, University of Illinois at Chicago

Runner up

Matthew W.C. Chan, University of Toronto


Volpe Prize Finalist

Abstract Title


Theofilos Koutouzis

Autoreactivity of serum immunoglobulin to periodontal tissue components: a pilot study

University of Florida

Andreas Michael Vizirakis

Accuracy in measurements of implant length: a comparison of CBCT, peri-apical and panoramic radiographs

University of Detroit

Naheed Mohamed

Impact of platelet-rich fibrin on oral wound healing

Case Western Reserve University

Angie Lee

Bacterial and salivary biomarkers predict the gingival inflammatory profile

University of Michigan

Sangeetha Chandrasekaran

Effect of DMP1 on periodontal ligament stem cells

University of Illinois at Chicago

Samira Toloue

A clinical and histomorphometric study of calcium sulfate (DentoGen®) compared to freeze dried bone

Indiana University

Roham Rafat

Effect of platelet-derived growth factor-BB on osteoclastic resorption of bone allografts

University of Maryland

Matthew W. C. Chan

Force-induced gingival fibrosis is dependent on actin assembly

University of Toronto

Pinar Emecen-Huja

Implant versus tooth: early wound healing markers

The Ohio State University

Rene Hernandez Delgadillo

Histological description of membranes of chitosan in oral cavity

Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León