Faculty of Dentistry news
Dr. René St-Arnaud, Associate Faculty Member, appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals
Congratulation to Dr. René St- Arnaud for being appointed as Director of Research of Shriners Hospitals for Children® – Canada. Appointed Acting Director of Research in 2011, Dr. St-Arnaud also holds cross-appointments as a tenured Full Professor of Medicine, Surgery, and Human Genetics at McGill University, where he is also cross-appointed to the Faculty of Dentistry. You can read more about his appointment here.
Dr. Laura Stone, Associate Professor with the Faculty of Dentistry, and former McGill Dentistry Postdoctoral Fellow, Dr. David Seminowicz, spent two days with a productions team from the NHK, Japan’s national public broadcasting organisation, to film a fifty minute special TV program about chronic back pain, to be aired in the end of June in Japan.
Congratulations to Dr. Ana Velly on her recent successes! Dr. Velly was granted an NIDCR / NIH U19 Cooperative Agreement Grant for the project “Assessing the management of temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders pain patients in the network – The National Dental Patient-based Research Network”. Dr. Velly will be lead epidemiologist and co-investigator for the study. The grant is valued at $129 888 per year for 2 years.
The 2015 Summer Institute in Applied Mixed Methods in Oral Health Research will be held this summer from Monday, August 24 – Friday, August 28, 2015. Description:
The Faculties of Medicine and Dentistry at McGill University seek a cross-faculty appointment in the field of Pain Research. McGill University is world-renowned for its clinical and basic pain research, and is proud of its exceptional record of achievement.
The McGill University Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry and Science are inviting applications for full-time tenure track positions at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. There are five such positions available over the next 1-3 years. These positions are linked to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Human Pain Genetics. The candidates will join a team of researchers in the Alan Edwards Centre for Research on Pain. The initial appointment is for three years, and this is renewable.
Congratulations to Elham Emami, Christophe Bedos and Shahrokh Esfandiari for: E. Emami, J. Wootton, C. Bedos, A. Bayani, A. Charbonneau, M. Chartier, F. Girard, R. Voyer, Y. Courturier and S. Esfandiari. Intégrer la médecine dentaire aux soins de santé communautaires de première ligne: une étude de portée CIHR - Knowledge Synthesis Grant
Congratulations to Faleh Tamimi and Marta Cerruti for: F. Tamimi, J. Song and M. Cerruti. Laser-sintered dentures engineered for optimal performance NSERC Collaborative Research and Development Grant, with 3DRPD Inc.
We are pleased to announce that two of our students have won both the undergraduate and graduate awards of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD) held in Chicago last Saturday. Alia Al-Khateeb won the undergraduate competition. Mohamed Nur Abdallah won the Graduate competition. Congratulations!
We are pleased to announce that graduate student Mohammed-Nur Abdallah placed second in the CADR-NCOHR Student Research Award competition, Senior Basic Science Research Category, for his project "Artificially induced diagenesis in mineralized tissues: A new way to modify the properties of teeth," by MN Abdallah, H Eimar, D Bassett, M Schnabel, V Nelea, MD McKee, M Cerruti, JE Barralet and F Tamimi (supervisor F. Tamimi). Mohammed will receive a travel award to present his research at the IADR/AADR/CADR meeting in Boston, MA, in March, 2015. Congratulations!
The Faculty of Dentistry is currently conducting a search for a tenure-track position in restorative, prosthetic and/or rehabilitative dentistry in the division of Restorative Dentistry. Candidates must submit their applications, as per the instructions provided on the advertisements, by December 15, 2014.
Grants P. Campeau and D. Reinhardt Dissecting the role of fibronectin in chondrogenesis. FRQS RSBO Emerging Collaboration Grant H. Chertkow, M. Gornitsky, H. Paudel, H.M. Schipper. Development and validation of salivary TAU as a biomarker for early Alzheimer's disease. Weston Brain Institute grant