Colgate has announced the 2019 recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (C.A.R.E.), a program that recognizes a new generation of academic researchers to support oral health research projects across multiple disciplines. Each project is awarded up to $30,000.
The four junior faculty members award winners are:
- Abdelhabibe Semlali, MS, PhD — Laval University, Faculty of Dentistry, Quebec, Canada. Research Topic: “Investigation of a Curcumin Analog (PAC) for Oral Diseases Treatment.”
- Annie Shrestha, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD (C) — University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, Ontario, Canada. Research Topic: “Injectable, Thermosensitive Scaffolds Modulate Immune Cells and Regulates Healing.”
- Brian Partido, MSDH, BSDH — The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio. Research Topic: “Impact of Peri-implant Treatment Using Glycine Powder Air-abrasive Debridement on the Oral Microbiome.”
- Keith Da Silva, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C) — University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Research Topic: “Developing a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to improve oral health for vulnerable children in Saskatoon.”