This year, a member of our Network Dr. Antonio Nanci, stood out on national and international scene thanks to the high quality of his work. Dr. Nanci is professor and director of the Stomatology Department of the Faculty of Dentistry at the Université de Montréal
On June 22, 2016, Dr. Nancy was granted the prestigious Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Biology by the International Association for Dental Research. This award acknowledges the quality of his research of the last years in the field of oral biology.
One week later, during a special ceremony on July 1st, the University of Messina in Italy awarded Dr Nanci a Doctorat Honoris Causa in Applied biology and Experimental medicine, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to research on calcified tissues and biomaterials.
Later in August, Dr. Nanci was invited to give the inaugural conference at the Association for Dental Education in Europe (ADEE). The congress title was « Science and the Competent Dentist: an Inter-Professional Perspective » and the role of science in the future dental practice was a key component of the event.