These are the Osteology Research Scholars 2018

The Osteology Foundation provides scholarships for young researchers at one of the Osteology Research Scholarship Centre every year. These are the scholars of 2018, and they have told us about their expectations and what it means to them. The Osteology Foundation wishes the young researchers an interesting, valuable and memorable experience during their year as an Osteology Research Scholar.


Georgios Antonoglou, Greece

Scholar at University Complultense of Madrid, Spain with Mariano Sanz

"I feel truly honored to receive this award by the Osteology Foundation and even more so as I will be part of a research team led by Professor Sanz. After completing my doctoral and clinical training in Periodontics I expect this fellowship to be a unique opportunity of promoting oral regeneration research and help me fulfil my future endeavors in and out of academia."


Maria Elisa Galarraga-Vinueza, Brazil

Scholar at University of Frankfurt, Germany with Frank Schwarz

"The Osteology Scholarship year for me is a research dream and definitely a life changing experience where I expect to grow, evolve, and learn from the impressive mentor Frank Schwarz who I have admired since I started my career. I believe that the Osteology Scholarship is an opportunity that could definitely change the implant dentistry and biomaterial development perspective and education in my country, Ecuador, where I can be a proud ambassador of the Osteology Foundation spreading education and multiplying opportunities."

Ludovica Parisi, Italy

Scholar at University of Berne, Switzerland with Daniel Buser

"I applied for this position because I really believe that working in a multi-cultural team, as sharing and comparing ideas with people with different expertise and background is essential to reach the success and to continuously push the boundaries of knowledge forward. Furthermore, I think that this should be spiced up with great objectives and a with a valid mentor, who supervise and support you. I think this experience will give me these feelings and I am firmly convinced it will be the best way for me to grow professionally and personally more and more."

Vitor de Toledo Stuani, Brazil

Scholar at Harvard School of Dental Medicine Boston, USA with David Kim

"I truly believe that being selected for the Osteology Research Scholarship will be a life-changing event for my research career, enhancing my knowledge, skills and professional experience. Harvard School of Dental Medicine is a worldwide known excellence educational center, and I will have the opportunity to learn with great authorities of Periodontology, such as Dr. David M. Kim. The philosophy of fostering scientific development is an admirable quality of Osteology Foundation and it is an honor to be part of it."