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Publications UI faculty publications roundup

The University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communication will highlight publications by UI faculty of academic books and journal articles on a regular basis in Iowa Now.

Appointments Axel Ruprecht to serve on AAE/AAOMR Special Committee

Dr. Axel Ruprecht to serve on AAE/AAOMR Special Committee. Ruprecht and other committee members will revise and update the AAE 2010 position paper on the use of CBCT in regard to ionizing radiation as well as clinical recommendations, anatomical considerations and appropriate use of CBCT.

Grants Gustavo Avila-Ortiz receives $40,000 BioHorizons grant

Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Department of Periodontics, received a $40,000 research grant from BioHorizons Inc. (Birmingham, Alabama) to conduct a study entitled “Comparison of the Efficacy of Two Different Surgical Approaches to Increase Peri-implant Mucosa Thickness: A Randomized Clinical Trial.”
The University of Iowa - Time Lapse August 2014

UI promotions earn American Advertising Awards

Time-lapse look at campus takes Gold awards in local competition
More than a dozen videos, websites, promotional items, and other work produced by and for University of Iowa units were recognized at the Feb. 28 American Advertising Awards Gala recognizing creative excellence in the marketing industry.

UI faculty publications roundup

The University of Iowa Office of Strategic Communication will highlight publications by UI faculty of academic books and journal articles on a regular basis in Iowa Now.

Honors Ghadeer Thalji receives GSK award

Dr. Ghadeer Thalji received a Glaxo-Smith-Kline Prosthodontic Innovator Award, which is given to acknowledge those who advance the understanding of prosthodontics-related biological and/or material systems, human behavior, cost and care delivery, as well as economic modeling and quality of life in

Grants Elangovan receives two-year exploratory (R21) NIH grant

Dr. Satheesh Elangovan, Department of Periodontics, has received a two-y ear NIH grant. The award amount is projected to be $406,285 and will be used for his research, “A Novel RNA-Based Biomaterial for Bone Regeneration.” Results from this study will pro- vide critical information on the

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