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The Science Awards Committee has the responsibility of selecting awardees from among the nominations of renowned scientists submitted by Association members. The Committee consists of the Science Awards chair and the subcommittee chair for each award. The subcommittee members are composed of the previous award recipients. Appointments are made annually for a period of five years on a rotation basis. Any IADR member may nominate a candidate for a science award. Once a nomination is made, it is considered each year for five years unless the nominee is selected for an award during this period. After the fifth year, the nomination is withdrawn unless a re-nomination is received. 

Basic Research in Biological Mineralization Award

Janet Moradian-Oldak
University of Southern California,
Los Angeles, USA

Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research Award

Supported by Partnership for Oral Health Advancement

Stephen Birch
University of Queensland, Australia

Geriatric Oral Research Award

Supported by GlaxoSmithKline

Shunsuke Minakuchi
Tokyo Medical & Dental University, Japan

Global Oral Health Research Award

Supported by GlaxoSmithKline

Newell Johnson
Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia

H. Trendley Dean Memorial Award

Supported by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Helen Whelton
University College Cork, Ireland

Salivary Research Award

Walter Siqueira
University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

Oral Medicine & Pathology Research Award

Graham Ogden
Dundee Dental Hospital & School, Scotland

Pharmacology/ Therapeutics/ Toxicology Research Award

Supported by 3M Oral Care

Peter Lockhart
Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Pulp Biology & Regeneration Award

Supported by Dentsply Sirona

Anibal Diogenes
University of Texas Health, San Antonio, USA

Research in Oral Biology Award

Supported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc.

Frank Scannapieco
The State University of New York at Buffalo, USA

Research in Periodontal Disease Award

Supported by Colgate-Palmolive Company

Andrea Mombelli
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Research in Prosthodontics and Implants Award

Asbjørn Jokstad
UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Supported by Dentsply Sirona

William H. Bowen Research in Dental Caries Award

Supported by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc.

Jaime Cury
University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Piracicaba, Brazil

Wilmer Souder Award

Supported by an endowment provided by the IADR Dental Materials Group

Isabelle Denry
University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Young Investigator Award

Supported by P&G Professional Oral Health, Crest + Oral-B

Dagmar Else Slot
University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands