October 3, 2014

D4 Michael Border Wins Award at AAOMS Meeting

Michael Border

Fourth-year dental student Michael Border won the Oral Abstract Competition at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS). 

Held September 8-13 in Honolulu, the competition featured four tracks in which oral and maxillofacial surgeons, fellows, residents and dental students presented their respective research projects. Border's award was given for his presentation titled, "Personalized Tumor Profiling: Role in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma (OSCC) Management." 

The OSCC research project was a collaborative effort that included the following students and faculty: Dr. Susan Mallery, Chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology; Dr. Peter Larsen, Chair of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Anesthesiology; DDS/PhD candidates Andrew Holpuch and Brian Han; and Dr. James Lang, a professor of otolaryngology at the OSU Wexner Medical Center.