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Research Support Grants

Research Support Grants further the development of scientific investigators committed to problems related to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Each grant is $75,000 and is awarded to the institution. In addition, the grant that receives the highest score by the OMS Foundation Committee on Research is designated as the Stephen B. Milam Research Award. The recipient of this award is:

“To Operate or Not to Operate?” Stigma and Quality of Life Outcomes in Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia

  • University of Washington
  • Principal Investigator: Andrea Beth Burke, DMD, MD
  • Co-PI: Amanda Konradi, PhD

Click here to read the project summary of their study.


Additional Research Support Grants


Role of Epigenetic Modulation in Anti-OX40 Immunotherapy Resistance

  • Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Principal Investigator: Chi Viet, DDS, MD, PhD
  • Co-PI: R. Bryan Bell, MD, DDS

Click here to read the project summary.


Targeting mechanobiological pathways to attenuate dysfunctional remodeling in TMJ-OA

  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Principal Investigator: David A. Reed, PhD
  • Co-PI: Michael Han, DDS, Louis Mercuri, DDS, MS and Michael Miloro, DMD, MD, FACS

Click here to read the project summary.