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The IADR-SEA Division Hatton Competition provides an opportunity for the best junior investigators from the Southeast Asian Division to present their research at the annual IADR General Session and compete at the Global Hatton Competition. The winners will receive prepaid IADR General Meeting registration.   

Categories of Competition:

IADR Hatton Junior:

Currently enrolled in a B.D.S./D.D.S. (Bachelor’s and/or dental degree). This competition will be limited to those candidates who have carried out their research as part of undergraduate/professional training (research undertaken as an undergraduate science student, as a dental student, or at a time of pursuing an intercalated science degree while in training as a dental student).

IADR Hatton Senior:

Entrants must be enrolled in a post-dental, post-graduate, or Ph.D. program or have performed the research submitted to the competition within three (3) years of their earning the award of Ph.D. Entrants for this category would have carried out research as part of a higher degree, either a Masters, Ph.D., or M.D. with previous laboratory experience, or as part of specialty training, and post-doctorals. 

Categories of competition

Eligibility for application: 

All candidates must be a current member of or, at the time of submission, have made bona fide application to the IADR-SEA Division. 

Eligibility for application
2022 recipients

2022 recipients

Junior Category


Thamasorn Eamtanaporn

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Title: Osteogenesis imperfecta: alveolar bone cells characteristics and responses to Jagged-1

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Senior Category 


Hardik Makkar

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Title: Gingival Crevice-on-Chip to Biomimic Periodontal Host-Microbe Interaction


1st runner up

Chun Wang Chau

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title: Accuracy of Artificial Intelligence-designed Single-tooth Dental Prostheses: A Feasibility Study

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2021 recipients

2021 recipients

Junior Category Winner 

Gunjan Gupta

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title: Biofilm Inhibitory Effect of a Biosurfactant

Senior Category Winner 

Zhang Lili

The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Title: Semaphorin 4D enhances vascular stabilization by recruiting SHED

Junior Category – First Runner-up 

Hieu Tran

University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Title: A CBCT Analysis of Shaping Ability of Two Rotary Systems

Senior Category – First Runner-up 

Pirawish Limlawan

Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Title: MicroRNA-302a-3p Delivery by Surface-modified Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticle and 3D-printed TCP/HA Scaffold Promoted Osteogenic Differentiation

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