These are the Osteology Research Scholars 2019

Every year, the Osteology Foundation provides scholarships for new researchers at one of the Osteology Research Scholarship Centres. These are the scholars of 2019, we congratulate them on their achievements. They have told us about their expectations and what the scholarship means to them.


Farah Asa'ad, Jordan

Scholar at University of Gothenburg with Christer Dahlin



"I am very happy to have been selected as the Osteology Research Scholar at the University of Gothenburg. I am very much looking forward to working with this world-leading research group and to be mentored by Prof. Christer Dahlin, one of the pioneers in the development of the concept of guided bone regeneration. Thank you, Osteology Foundation, for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity."



Jeniffer Perussolo, Brazil

Scholar at Queen Mary University of London, UK with Nikolaos Donos


    "One of my main career goals has always been to become a high-quality researcher. I strongly believe that the implementation of serious research into clinical practice is essential for the continuous improvement of patient care and treatment quality. I am deeply grateful and honoured to receive this opportunity to develop my research and clinical skills and become part of Prof. Nikolaos Donos’ research team. I am confident that the period granted to me as an Osteology Research Scholar will have a significant impact on my professional and personal life."



Miha Pirc, Slovenia

Scholar at University of Zurich, Switzerland with Christoph Hämmerle

    "I am very happy to receive the opportunity to spend a year at the University of Zürich as an Osteology Research Scholar. I have to admit that I am very much looking forward to the start of the year and to join this vibrant community of renowned high-calibre specialists and academics from all over the world led by Prof. Christoph Hämmerle."



Karol Apaza, Peru

Scholar at Medical University of Vienna with Reinhard Gruber

    "I am very happy to receive this opportunity to be an Osteology Research Scholar at the Medical University of Vienna, and I am very enthusiastic to start and work with this renowned group of scientists led by Prof. Reinhard Gruber."



Shogo Maekawa, Japan

Scholar at University of Michigan with William Giannobile

    "I am very honoured to have this opportunity to be an Osteology Research Scholar at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. I am very glad to join Prof. William Giannobile’s research team, and I will do my best!"


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