German perio society invites applications for 2017 implant-therapy prize
DG PARO's annual prize for research on implant therapy has been running since 2008
German periodontology society DG Paro is inviting applications for its annual prize for research on implant therapy.
The prize, established in 2008, is awarded to the most outstanding scientific publication about implant therapy in periodontally compromised dentition.
Papers published in international peer-reviewed journals between 1 May 2016 and 30 April 2017 are eligible for the €5,000 prize, donated by Nobel Biocare in co-operation with DG Paro.
All dentists and scientists working in research on dentistry who belong to any of the EFP’s 29 member societies may apply for the prize. Applications will be assessed by an independent jury on behalf of DG Paro’s executive committee.
DG Paro says that the aim of the award is to promote scientific papers that “point the way ahead in the field of implant therapy in periodontally compromised dentition.”
Applications, written in English, should include a CD-Rom and should be submitted anonymously with a code word, with name and email address provided in a closed envelope. They should be marked “Implant Therapy in Periodontally Compromised Dentition Award 2016” and sent by registered post to Notariat Dr. Roman Merznicht, Drei-Kronen-Gasse 2, D-93047 Regensburg, Germany. The closing date for receipt of applications is April 30, 2017.
The 2016 prize was awarded to Dr Lars Schropp of Aarhus University (Denmark) for the paper “Fate of the buccal bone at implants placed early, delayed, or late after tooth extraction analyzed by cone beam CT: 10-year results from a randomized, controlled, clinical study.”