Owen Addison to Receive the 2016 IADR Distinguished Scientist Award – Young Investigator Award

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June 21, 2016

Alexandria, Va., USA - The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) will present Owen Addison with the 2016 IADR Distinguished Scientist Award – Young Investigator Award. He will be recognized at the Opening Ceremonies of the 94th IADR General Session & Exhibition, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the 3rd Meeting of the IADR Asia Pacific Region and the 35th Annual Meeting of the IADR Korean Division.

Addison is a senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant in restorative dentistry, University of Birmingham School of Dentistry, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, St Chad’s Queensway Birmingham, UK. He earned his B.D.S. and Ph.D. at the University of Birmingham; and is part of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (F.D.S.) and Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgery (M.F.D.S) at the Royal College of Surgeons, London, England, UK. Additionally, he has a certificate of completion of specialist training in restorative dentistry, a postgraduate certificate in academic practice and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy, Heslington, York, UK.

As a clinician scientist, Addison divides his time between research, teaching and specialist clinical service provision. His group currently consists of two lecturers, two post-doctoral researchers and seven Ph.D. students. His funded research portfolio ranges from basic science investigations to clinical trials. He has made significant contributions to the literature in subjects related to ceramic materials and biological materials interactions and in 2013 was the recipient of the IADR Academy of Osseointegration Innovation in Implant Research Award.

The IADR Young Investigator Award, supported by P&G Professional Oral Health, Crest + Oral-B, is designed to stimulate basic research in all dental disciplines. The recipient must be within 10 years of completing his/her last terminal degree at the time of the submission deadline. The award consists of a monetary prize and a plaque and is one of the 17 IADR Distinguished Scientist Awards, one of the highest honors bestowed by IADR.

About the International and American Associations for Dental Research
The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with nearly 10,500 individual members worldwide, dedicated to: (1) advancing research and increasing knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide, (2) supporting and representing the oral health research community, and (3) facilitating the communication and application of research findings. To learn more, visit www.iadr.org.


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