This annual award recognizes the best papers published in the Journal of Dental Research for the period of July 1 through June 30 preceding the IADR General Session. One paper is selected in each category: Clinical, Biological, and Biomaterials & Bioengineering.


Biological Research

Thomas E. Van Dyke, Hatice Hasturk, Alpdogan Kantarci, Marcelo Freire, Daniel Nguyen, Jesmond Dalli and Charles N. Serhan

For the paper “Proresolving Nanomedicines Activate Bone Regeneration in Periodontitis,” J Dent Res 94: 148-156.


Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research

Waruna L. Dissanayaka, Lifang Zhu, Ken M. Hargreaves, Lijian Jin and Chengfei Zhang

For the paper “Scaffold-free Prevascularized Microtissue Spheroids for Pulp Regeneration,” J Dent Res 93:1296-1303.


Clinical Research

K. Asai, M. Yamori, T. Yamazaki, A. Yamaguchi, K. Takahashi, A. Sekine, S. Kosugi, F. Matsuda, T. Nakayama, K. Bessho and Nagahama Study Group

For the paper “Tooth Loss and Atherosclerosis: The Nagahama Study,” J Dent Res 94: 52S-58S.