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Announcing the 2017 GSK Prosthodontist Innovator Award Recipient

SomogyiGanssThe ACP Education Foundation is proud to announce the recipient of the 2017 GSK Prosthodontist Innovator Award.

Dr. Eszter Somogyi-Ganss received her DMD degree from the Semmelweis Medical University in Budapest, Hungary. After completing her dental training, she spent five years studying calcium-binding molecules at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden to complete her doctoral thesis in basic sciences. Following this period she moved to Canada, where she completed her prosthodontic residency at the University of Toronto. Dr. Ganss continued as a Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oncologic Dentistry fellow at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, under the tutelage of Dr. Mark S. Chambers. She is currently a full time Assistant Professor – Teaching Stream in Prosthodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto and Clinical and Research Director at the Craniofacial Prosthetic Unit at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Her research is titled Induced physiological bone modeling and remodeling in the absence of mechanical loading by internal pulsed electromagnetic implant in edentulous jaw: a pilot study in animal model.

Sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare through an unrestricted educational grant, this research award is intended to sponsor research to advance the understanding of prosthodontics-related biological and/or materials systems, human behavior, cost and care delivery, as well as economic modeling and quality of life investigations.

Congratulations, Dr. Somogyi-Ganss!

 

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