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

Y. Fukushima-Nakayama, Takehito Ono, M. Hayashi, M. Inoue, H. Wake, Takashi Ono, T. Nakashima

For the paper "Reduced Mastication Impairs Memory Function", JDR 2017, Vol. 96(9) 1058–1066



Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research

Liu Yang, Ana Angelova Volponi, Yvonne Pang, Paul Sharpe

For the paper “Mesenchymal cell community effect in whole tooth bioengineering,"  JDR 2017, Vol. 96(2) 186–191.


Clinical Research

N.J. Kassebaum, A.G.C. Smith, E. Bernabé, T.D. Fleming, A.E. Reynolds, T. Vos, C.J.L. Murray, W. Marcenes, GBD 2015 Oral Health Collaborators

For the paper “Global, Regional, and National Prevalence, Incidence, and Disability-Adjusted Life Years for Oral Conditions for 195 Countries, 1990–2015: A Systematic Analysis for the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors," JDR 2017, Vol. 96(4) 380–387.