February 24, 2016

Research Day Awards 2016

Congratulations to the students, residents, and fellows who presented more than 50 abstracts on an array of cutting-edge research topics at the College of Dentistry's 32nd annual Research Day. Held on February 23 at the Ohio Union, Research Day concluded with the presentation of Excellence in Research and faculty Paper of the Year awards to the following students and faculty:

Paper of the Year 2016

Basic Science Research
Ning Quan, MS, PhD
“Interleukin 1 Type 1 Receptor Restore: A Genetic Mouse Model for Studying Interleukin 1 Receptor-Mediated Effects in Specific Cell Types”

Clinical Science Research
Hany Emam, BDS, MS
“The Efficacy of a Tissue-Engineered Xenocraft in Conjunction with Sodium Hyaluronate Carrier in Maxillary Sinus Augmentation: A Clinical Study”

Social and Behavioral Sciences & Public Health Research
Joseph Travers, MS, PhD
“Effects of High-Fat Diet and Gastric Bypass on Neurons in the Caudal Solitary Nucleus”

These awards were presented by Dean Patrick Lloyd.

Dean's Awards for Excellence in Research

Dental Student Award

Kyung Min - 1st place ($500)

Eileen Gulertekin - 2nd place ($250)

Megan Fellows - 3rd place ($100)

Graduate Student Award

Caroline Sawicki - 1st place ($500)

Danny Nemeth - 2nd place ($250)

Khaled Altabtbaei - 3rd place ($100)

Post Doctoral Fellow Award

Mike Weber ($500)

CTSA Best Clinical & Translational Abstract

Khaled Altabtbaei ($250)

Other Awards

The Ohio State University ADA/DENTSPLY Student Clinician
​Caroline Sawicki

The Ohio State University Alumni Merit Award
​Kyung Min

The Ohio State University Alumni Achievement Award
Eileen Gulertekin