IADR presents Research in Prosthodontics & Implants Award to Stanford

March 21, 2007

At the Opening Ceremonies of the 85th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), convening here today, the 2007 Research in Prosthodontics and Implants Award will be presented to Dr. Clark M. Stanford, Centennial Fund Professor for Clinical and Translational Research in the Dows Institute for Dental Research and in the Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, and Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, USA.

Dr. Stanford's research areas deal with osteoblastic gene expression as a function of cell shape and the role of substratum topography on gene expression. Administratively, he runs the Office for Clinical Research in the College of Dentistry and is the Associate Director for the NCRR NIH General Clinical Research Center (GCRC) at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. In this role, he helps to organize and perform basic, translational, and clinical research studies. Dr. Stanford is the author of six book chapters, 68 published papers, and more than 140 published research abstracts. He currently serves on multiple national and international committees. These positions include leadership positions in the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, and the American College of Prosthodontists. He is the recipient of 16 academic awards, and serves on the review boards for nine journals and as associate editor for three additional journals. He has also been invited to give multiple national and international presentations on both clinical and basic research topics.

Dr. Stanford received his BS (1984), DDS (1987), Certificate in Prosthodontics, and PhD (Cell Biology; 1992) from the University of Iowa. He has been on the faculty at the University of Iowa since 1992.

Supported by the IADR, this award was established to encourage and give recognition to outstanding research accomplishments in the field of prosthodontics. The Research in Prosthodontics and Implants Award is one of the Distinguished Scientist Awards conferred annually by the IADR, representing the highest honor the IADR can bestow.
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