The ITI presents André Schroeder Research Prize 2011

Annual award worth CHF 20,000 for the advancement of dental research and development

Basel, (PresseBox) - The International Team for Implantology (ITI), a leading academic organization dedicated to the promotion of evidence-based education and research in the field of implant dentistry, announced that submissions for the prestigious André Schroeder Research Prize are being accepted as of today.

With a cash value of CHF 20,000, the André Schroeder Research Prize is today one of the most highly sought-after awards in implant dentistry. It is awarded to independent researchers for the advancement of dental research and development with the aim to promote new scientific findings in implant dentistry, oral tissue regeneration and related fields. The annual award is adjudicated by the ITI Research Committee which is made up of international specialists in implant dentistry and related fields. In 2011, it will be presented at the ITI Congress Japan which will take place from July 30 to 31 in Yokohama.

The award was established almost 20 years ago and is presented in honor of the late Professor André Schroeder (1918-2004), the founding ITI President, who pioneered implant dentistry and whose lifework contributed significantly to modern dentistry.

All researchers who have demonstrated new findings in implant dentistry and related fieldsare invited to apply for the 2011 André Schroeder Research Prize. The deadline for manuscript submission is April 15, 2011. More information about the André Schroeder Prize as well as the terms and conditions of participation and the application form are available at the ITI website www.iti.org.

ITI International Team for Implantology

The International Team for Implantology (ITI) unites professionals around the world from every field of implant dentistry and related tissue regeneration. As an independent academic association, it actively promotes networking and exchange among its membership. ITI Fellows and Members, who now number more than 8,000 in total, regularly share their knowledge and expertise from research and clinical practice at meetings, courses and congresses with the objective of continuously improving treatment methods and outcomes to the benefit of their patients.

In more than 30 years, the ITI has built a reputation for scientific rigor combined with concern for the welfare of patients. The organization focuses on the development of well-documented treatment guidelines backed by extensive clinical testing and the compilation of long-term results. The ITI funds research as well as Scholarships for young clinicians, organizes congresses and continuing education events and also publishes reference books such as the ITI Treatment Guide series. www.iti.org



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