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Peter Geistlich Research Award

Osteo Science Foundation is proud to award research grants that support the advancement of hard and soft tissue regeneration in Oral and CranioMaxillofacial Surgery. Our researchers are making significant strides forward and their work enlightens the future of our field. We are proud to be their partners and to help lead the way by funding initiatives that are making a true difference.

Grant submission periods for the Peter Geistlich Research Award are April 1 – June, and October 1 – December 1.  To start your application, click here.

The following are grant recipients of the Peter Geistlich Rewarch Award.

January 2020

Michael Detamore, PhD

University of Oklahoma

Simon W. Young, DDS, MD, PhD

University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

July 2019

Marco C. Bottino, DDS, MSc, PhD, FADM

University of Michigan

January 2019

Yuanyuan Duan, DDS, PhD

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Nicholas Makhoul, DMD, MD

McGill University

July 2018

Shelly Abramowicz, DMD, MPH & Steven L. Goudy, MD

Emory University

George Feldman, PhD, DMD

Thomas Jefferson University

January 2018


University of Washington

Alireza Moshaverinia, DDS, PhD

UCLA School of Dentistry

Rabie Shanti, DMD, MD

University of Pennsylvania

July 2017

J. Steven Alexander, PhD

LSU Health Sciences Center

January 2017

Lobat Tayebi, PhD

Marquette University School of Dentistry

July 2016

Jeremy J. Mao, DDS, PhD

Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine

Simon W. Young, DDS, MD, PhD

University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston

January 2016

Qunzhou Zhang, PhD

University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine

July 2015

Lucas Lu, PhD

University of Delaware

Pamela Yelick, PhD

Tufts University

January 2015

Antonios G. Mikos, PhD & Mark Wong, DDS

University of Texas – Houston/Rice University

July 2014

Tara Aghaloo, DDS, MD, PhD


Tienmin Chu, DDS, PhD

Indiana University

Sidney Eisig, DDS

Columbia University

Hilton Kaplan, MBBCh, FCSSA, PhD

Rutgers University


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