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SCIENCE / CLINICAL RESEARCH logo 18 • CAMLOG Partner Magazine • July 2018 10 The global symposium is always an excellent opportunity to not only promote science but also to encourage young scientists, devoted practitioners to present their work to a large audience. Great importance was also attached to this tradition at the Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium 2018 in Rotterdam. This year, the Research Award, the Poster Competition and the Short Poster Presentation offered excellent opportunities to achieve this goal. RESEARCH AWARD AND POSTER COMPETITION Research Award 2016/2017 Since its creation in 2008, the Research Award has been dedicated to young, talented scientists and applicationoriented clinicians interested in scientific advances. Within the plethora of themes and interesting publications from several countries, the Scientific Evaluation Committee this year again had a difficult decision to take for the selection of the three best publications. At the 5th edition of this award, the winners were honored at the Oral Reconstruction Global Symposium – the former International CAMLOG Congress. Professor Jürgen Becker, past president of the Oral Reconstruction Foundation, presided over the ceremony. The first prize, endowed with € 10,000, went to Dr. Nicole Passia from the Clinic for Dental Prosthetics, Propaedeutics and Materials Science at the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel for her publication: “Survival and complications of single dental implants in the edentulous mandible following immediate or delayed loading: A randomized controlled clinical trial”. J Dent Res. 2018;97(2): 163-70. E-Publication: 18. October 2017 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih. gov/pubmed/29045800 Dr. Tobias Fretwurst, from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Dental Center of the University Hospital in Freiburg, received thesecond prize, endowed with € 6,000. His publication was entitled: “The impact of force transmission on Narrow-Body dental implants made of commercially pure titanium and titanium zirconia alloy with a conical implantabutment connection: an experimental pilot study” Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2016; 31: 1066-77. https://www.ncbi.nlm. The third prize with a value of € 4,000 was awarded to Assoc. Professor Erhan Çömlekoğlu from the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry of Ege University Bomova in Izmir (Turkey). On behalf of Dr. Çömlekoğlu, who was unable to attend the ceremony, Assoc. Professor Pinar Meric from the same university accepted the prize for the publication: “Immediate definitive individualized abutments reduce peri-implant bone loss: a randomized controlled split-mouth study on 16 patients”. Clin Oral Investig. 2018; 22(1): 475-86. E-Publication: 31. May 2017. pubmed/28567530 Poster Competition 2018 More than 50 posters were accepted by the jury for the poster competition 2018. Five of them were selected for a short presentation during the session on Friday afternoon. The oral presentation is an excellent opportunity to present the works done over the years to a large audience. The speakers presented the results of several clinical trials which included: three prospective trials with five-year and three year follow-ups (PD. Dr. S. Rocha, PD. Dr. M. Moergel, Dr. L. Fierravanti), a retrospective study with up to 13 years of follow-up (Dr. Y. Duan) as well as a case report (Dr. T. Page). from left to right; Prof. Jürgen Becker, Dr. Tobias Fretwurst, Dr. Nicole Passia, PD Dr. Pinar Meric representing PD Dr. Erhan Çömlekoğlu, Prof. Fernando Guerra