The 4th Sunstar World Perio Research Awards

June 20, 2012

The Sunstar Foundation congratulates the winners of the 4th Sunstar World Perio Research Awards.

The winning papers were presented at EuroPerio 7, June 8,2012. A gala dinner and award ceremony were held the following evening in Vienna, Austria.

Here are the Award recipients :

1st Place: Morita T, Yamazaki Y, Mita A, Takada K, Seto M, Nishinoue N, Sasaki Y, Motohashi M, Maeno M. A Cohort Study on the Association Between Periodontal Disease and the Development of Metabolic Syndrome. Journal of Periodontology 2010; 81:512-519.

2nd Place: Morita I, Okamoto Y, Yoshii S, Nakagaki H, Mizuno K, Sheiham A, Sabbah W. Five-Year Incidence of Periodontal Disease Is Related to Body Mass Index. Journal of Dental Research 2011; 90:199-202.

3rd Place: Lalla E, Kunzel C, Burkett S, Cheng B, Lamster IB. Identification of Unrecognized Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes in a Dental Setting. Journal of Dental Research 2011; 90:855-860. Selection Committee: Chair, Robert Genco William Giannobile, Isao Ishikawa, Kenneth Kornman, Shinya Murakami, Jorgen Slots and Maurizio Tonetti

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