ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist's Award

In 2017, Diego Nóbrega, from Piracicaba Dental School, University of Campinas, in Brazil, won the award for his poster on "CaF2 acts as a fluoride reservoir in test plaques and reduces mineral loss” (co-authors L.M.A. Tenuta, A.A. Del Bel Cury, J.A. Cury)


Diego Nóbrega (left) and Joana Carvalho

 

 

About the Award

ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist's Award
The ORCA Junior Scientist Award, inaugurated in 2007 as the Young Investigator’s Award and renamed into "ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientists' award" at the General Assembly of 4 July 2014 in Greifswald, Germany, is intended to encourage young researchers. The prize winner receives a certificate and is entitled to receive reimbursement of the congress fees of a future ORCA Congress.
Applicants for the ORCA Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist's Award must present a poster at an ORCA Congress and have to fulfil the following criteria:

  1. have not more than 5 international publications identified in Medline on the day of the deadline for abstract submission for the next ORCA Congress;
  2. be aged 35 or under on the last day of the ORCA Congress;
  3. be present on the closing ceremony of the ORCA Congress;
  4. not be a previous winner of the ORCA Young Investigator’s Award or Junior Scientist Award;
  5. must be the first author of the presentation;
  6. the presentation must not be a review.


Presenters enter the competition by ticking the appropriate box when submitting their abstract via the online submission system.  

The next competition for the ORCA Junior Scientist's Award will take part on the 63rd annual ORCA conference which will be held from 6-9 July 2016 in Athens, Greece. The deadline to apply for this competition is the same as the one for the abstract submission for the 63rd annual ORCA conference.


 


Past Winners of Nathan Cochrane Junior Scientist‘s Awards

Year

Winner, Affiliation and Country

Bibliography of Publication of awarded Presentation

2007

Nathan Cochrane,
University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Cochrane NJ, Saranathan S, Cai F, Cross K J, Reynolds EC. Enamel subsurface lesion remineralisation with casein phosphopeptide stabilised solutions of calcium, phosphate and fluoride. Caries Res 2008; 42:88–97

2008

Peter Tschoppe,
Charite, Free University and Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Tschoppe P, Meyer-Lueckel H.
Mineral distribution of artificial dentinal caries lesions after treatment with fluoride agents in combination with saliva Substitutes. Arch Oral Biol 2011; 56:775 – 784

2009

Maria Mantzourani,
Kings College London, London, UK

Mantzourani M, Gilbert SC, Sulong HNH, Sheehy EC , Tank S, Fenlon M, Beighton D.The isolation of bifidobacteria from occlusal carious lesions in children and adults. Caries Res 2009; 43:308–313

2010

Nadine Schlüter,
University of Giessen,
Giessen, Germany

Schlueter N, Lussi A, Tolle A, Ganss C. Effects of Erosion Protocol Design on Erosion/Abrasion Study Outcome and on Active Agent (NaF and SnF2) Efficacy. Caries Res 2016;50:170-179

2011

Nattida Charadram,
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Charadram N, Farahani RM, Harty D, Rathsam C, Swain MV, Hunter N. Regulation of reactionary dentin formation by odontoblasts in response to polymicrobial invasion of dentin matrix. Bone 2012; 50:265–275

2012

Nasrine Mohammed,
Queen Mary University, London, UK

Mohammed NR, Kent NW, Lynch RJM, Karpukhina N, Hill R, Anderson P. Effects of fluoride on in vitro enamel demineralization analyzed by 19 F MAS-NMR. Caries Res 2013; 47:421–428

2013 Tobias Winterfeld
University of Giessen, Germany
 
2014 Leandro Hilgert
Faculty of Health Sciences,
University of Brasilia, Brazil

Hilgert LA, Leal SC, Mulder J, Creugers NHJ, Frencken JE. Caries-preventive effect of supervised tooth brushing and sealants. J Dent Res 2015;94:1218-24.
2015 Ying Liao
Sichuan University and ACTA
 
2016

Lina Dziaugyte
Institute of Odontology, Vilnius University, Lithuania

 


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