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Read the reflections of the event below from Dr. Matthew Finkelman:

“Thank you to everyone who participated in the Interdepartmental Research Day.  The event featured eight presentations that showcased the outstanding research of our postdoctoral students.  Congratulations to each and every one of the presenters!

I would also like to announce the top scorers:

1st place:  Dr. Yolanda Ho
Silver Diamine Fluoride Effect on Periodontal Pathogens and Three-Dimensional Scaffolds of Epithelium and Fibroblasts: An In Vitro Pilot Study

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Driss Zoukhri

2nd place:  Dr. Shehzad Sajid
Comparing the Effect of 38% Silver Diamine Fluoride on Shear Bond Strength of Glass Ionomer Luting Cement vs. Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Luting Cement to Caries Affected Dentin in Primary Posterior Teeth

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Cheen Loo

3rd place:  Dr. Haifa Aldakhil
Comparison between Microleakage of Fissure Sealants Placed with or without Etch and Rinse Adhesive Systems

Principal Investigator:  Dr. Cheen Loo

Please join me in congratulating the top scorers!

I would also like to offer sincere thanks to Chantelle Beaton for her numerous instrumental contributions to the event; Dean Kugel and Dean Karimbux for their tremendous support of our events and of postdoctoral research; our panel of judges (Dr. Antonellou, Dr. Gyurko, Dr. Loo, Dr. De Souza, and Dr. Malacarne) for their time and expertise; Andy Colbert for his technical assistance; and all of the presenters & audience members.

Matt Finkelman”


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