Straumann-IADR Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine

Recognizing significant contributions in basic and clinical research in the field of regenerative periodontal or peri-implant medicine.

International Association for Dental Research (IADR)

Worth a total of USD 5 000, the IADR Award is sponsored by Straumann and administered by the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). Based in Virginia, USA, the IADR is a non-profit organization with more than 11 000 individual members worldwide. It is dedicated to:

  • advancing research and increasing knowledge to improve oral health,
  • supporting the oral health research community, and
  • facilitating the communication and application of research findings for the improvement of oral health worldwide.

For more information on the IADR, see

Periodontal Research Group

Within the IADR, the Periodontal Research Group is the forum for members who are active in Periodontology. Its aim is to improve periodontal health through encouraging research activities.

Previous winners

  • Mariano Sanz (2015)
  • Mark Bartold (2014)
  • Andreas Stavropoulos (2013)
  • Anton Sculean (2012)
  • Nikolaos Donos (2011)
  • Ulf Wikesjö (2010)
  • Martha Somerman (2010)