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The Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group is pleased to offer two student travel awards, both sponsored by the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group of the IADR.

Deadline: January 17, 2022

Travel Award



To qualify for one of these awards you must be either:

  1. A full time pre-doctoral D.D.S., D.M.D., Ph.D. or other student.
  2. A full time post-doctoral fellow.

Students submitting and having abstracts accepted to the IADR General Session & Exhibition are eligible for consideration.  Only submissions from undergraduate, postgraduate or postdoctoral students, as noted in the submission application, will be considered for this award.

Application Process

An abstract must be submitted to the Global Headquarters for the IADR General Session & Exhibition by the abstract submission deadline, adhering to the usual submission procedures. In the awards section of the on-line abstract submission process, select "Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group pre-doctoral or post-doctoral award


The two travel awards are each in the amount of US $1,000. The winners will be notified prior to the meeting and will be officially announced at the PBRG business meeting.  The winners have to attend the PBRG business meeting to be recognized for their work.


A committee of the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group will judge the candidate abstracts. Abstracts will be judged based on rigor, originality and impact on the field of pulp biology.


For further information concerning this award, please contact the IADR PBR Group President:
Imad About

Past Recipients

2020 Recipient

Pre-doctoral category: Wei Yi Lim from National Dental Centre Singapore; Nanyang Technological University

Septodont Award: Kyle Holmberg Vining Harvard University

2018 Recipient
Arwa Al-Maswary
Noha El Kateb

2017 - No Recipients

2016 - No Recipients

2015 Recipient
F.M. Leal, L.C. Ferreira, B.N. Cavalcanti, C.H. Camargo. Univ Estadual Paulista
SHED Functionally Stimulated by Lipoteichoic Acid in Short Term

2014 Recipient
CHING CHING WONG. National Taiwan University
Regeneration of Dentin-Pulp Complex with Novel Growth Factors Biomaterial Compound

2013 Recipient
YONG JIANG. Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX
B-Catenin is a Potent Inhibitor of Postnalal Root Formation

2011 Recipients
M. AL-HABIB, S. KIM, and G.T.J. HUANG. Department of Endodontics, Boston University, Boston, MA.
Enhancement of Dental Pulp Stem Cell Stemness Using Small Molecules

P.R. ARANY1, T. HUNT2, E. HAHM2, G. SIDHU2, A. CHIH-HAO CHEN3, B. PADWA4, M. HAMBLIN5, and D. MOONEY6. 1Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Wyss Institute and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 3Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, 4Plastic Surgery, Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 5Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 6Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Wyss Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.
Low Power Laser Activates Latent TGF-beta1 to Induce Dentin Regeneration

2009 Recipients
O.V. HORST, J.A. HORST, and B.A. DALE, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Cytokine Network in the Odontoblast Layer of Carious Teeth

L. ZHENG, K. AMANO, K. IOHARA, M. ITO4, K. MATSUSHITA, H. NAKAMURA, P. PAPAGERAKIS, and M. NAKASHIMA, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Aichi-Gakuin University, Nagoya, Japan, National Institute for Longevity Sciences, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Obu, Japan, National Defense Medical College, Aichi, Japan.
Matrix Metalloproteinase 3 Accelerates Wound Healing Following Dental Pulp Injury