Year Name of
Recipient
Title of Paper
1959W G ArmstrongAn investigation into the collagenase
resistance of carious dentine
1960J E EastoePreliminary observations on the composition
of the nitrogenous fraction of developing
enamel in human foetal teeth
1961M N Naylor
Highly
commended
J A Dawson
Cold sensation in human dentine

Some observations on the morphology and
histology of the horny teeth of the hagfish
1962D C A PictonVertical mobility of cheek teeth with biting
1963W H Bowen


S A Leach
Bacteriological studies of experimental caries

Role of sialic acid in the biological function of
human salivary mucin
1964C J Smith

Highly
commended
RAD Williams



J W Osborne
Alteration of epithelial lysosomes during oral
carcinogenesis

Biochemical aspects of the adaptation to
fluoride by a micro-organism isolated from
dental plaque

The nature of Hunter-Schreger bands in
enamel
1965T LehnerAutoimmunological investigation of recurrent
aphthous ulceration
1966Joint
winners:
J C Elliott

JHP Main

Highly
commended
J H Horsley

The preparation of single crystals of
hydroxyapatite from chlorapatite

Action of polyoma virus on long term organ
cultures of tooth germs

Isolation of fluorescent material present in
calcified tissues
1967L C DryburghThe epigenetics of early tooth development in
the mouse
1968Joint
winners:
DER Cornick

B Matthews
The effect of F and Mg on acid production in plaque deposited on indwelling glass electrodes in monkey (Macaca brus)

Cold-sensitive and hot-sensitive nerves in teeth
1969G S McKayThe pattern of bacterial invasion of carious
dentine
1970Joint
winners:
B K Berkovitz

D B Ferguson
The effect of surgical interference and drug
administration on eruption in the rat lower
incisor

Effects of fluoride in low doses on serum
proteins and enzymes in animals and man
1971Joint
winners:
J D Harrison

L F
Greeenwood

Production of mucoceles by salivary duct
ligation

Site of termination of sensory nerve fibres from
teeth
1972R C PatersonBacterial contamination and the response of
the exposed rat molar pulp
1973G EmberyThe biosynthesis of chondroitin 4-sulphate in
the teeth of young rats
1974Joint
winners:
A Brook

A Tatevossian
Dental anomalies of number, form and size:
their prevalence and aetiology in British
children

Studies on plaque fluid
1975F C SmalesAn investigation into inter-crystallite bonding
in prisms of immature rat enamel
1976No Award
1977Joint
winners:
S J
Challacombe

W J Hume

Passage of IgG from serum into crevicular
fluid in Rhesus monkeys

An investigation into epithelial circadian
rhythms uing the mouse filiform papilla model
1978SLW  LisneyPresynaptic inhibition of single pulpal
afferents in the cat
1979C M ScullyComparative opsonic activity in oral fluids,
and phagocytic activity of blood, crevicular
and salivary polymorphonuclear leucocytes in
Rhesus monkeys
1980MWJ FergusonAlligator mississippiensis: a new model for
investigating palatal development
1981P ShellisEnamel growth and structure in relation to
tooth and body size in primates and related
mammals
1982R A SeymourThe pharmacokinetics and efficacy of three
analgesics in post-operative dental pain
1983P P RobinsonThe re-innervation of re-implanted and
auto-transplanted teeth in the cat
1984J K HeathBiochemical and biological properties of a
bone-resorbing factor synthesised by
periosteal fibroblasts
1985C W KeevilProton-motive force driven 6-deoxyglucose
uptake by Streptococcus mutans Ingbritt and itsecological significance
1986R M PalmerThe role of dental papilla and follicle in the
development of the mouse periodontium in
culture
1987M H ThornhillThe role of interferon-gamma in lymphocyte
adhesion to endothelial cells in vitro
1988M LevenkindElectrochemical impedence characterisation of human dental enamel and dentine
1989No entries
1990R J WaddingtonA biochemical analysis of proteoglycan in
human alveolar bone
1991J K-C MaConservation of the glue-encoding
streptococcal antigen VII in oral streptococci
1992G R OgdenOral exfoliative cytology revisited: an
immunocytochemical, histochemical and
morphometric study
1993B DoubledayNerve growth factor deprivation blocks
collateral re-innervation of tooth pulp and skin
1994S P SweetOral candidiasis in HIV infestion: mucosal
immunity versus strain selection
1995V BoothMonoclonal antibodies to Porphyromonas
gingivalis and their use in passive
immunisation
1996D W WilliamsA molecular-based method for identification of Candida in archival material
1997D BrownE-cadherin independent binding of
αß7-positive lymphocytes to oral keratinocytes
1998W Turner

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commended
J Naglik
Identification of a novel putative transcription
factor associated with BMP-induced
osteoblastic commitment

1999G J ThomasThe role of αvβ6 integrin in modulating
epithelial behaviour
2000M CobourneConservation of wingless/hedgehog
interactions in ectodermal boundary
formation during mammalian tooth formation
2001Not awarded
2003J McLachlanGene Expression analysis in human pulp using microarray technology
2004NS WillmottX-ray microtomographic study of dentinal
caries in deciduous molars
2005Joint winners:
S Atkins

M Nystrom
The effect of scarring on regeneration
following peripheral nerve repair

NSAIDS inhibit integrin-dependent
squamous-cell carcinoma invasion
2006D DicaraDevelopment of highly specific anti-v6
peptides for imaging orall cancer
2007L DaviesIsolation and characterisation of mulitpotent
cells from the oral mucosa
2008Suttipalin
Suwannakul
Subtypes of Porphyromonas gingivalis that
differ in epithelial cell invasion
2009David ConwaySocioeconomic risk factors associated with
upper aerodigestive tract cancer.
2010Nicola InnesSealing caries in primary molars: Hall
technique RCT 5-year results.
2011Mark PayneRole of the commensal microbiota in 
Porphyromonas gingivalis induced
periodontitis
2012R Howard-
Jones

2013Paul Hyde

Commendation:
Katie Bardsley

Rachel
Williams
Clinical implications from an RCT of complete
denture impression materials

Mimicking natural bone development to
produce tissue for bone grafts

Leptin synergistically enhances an ECM
degrading gingival fibroblast phenotype
2014Genevieve
Melling

Commended:
Emma Board
Davies
MicroRNA-145 inhibits and reverses
pro-oncogenic transdifferentiation of oral
fibroblasts

Oral progenitor cells exhibit broad antibacterial properties.
2015R. Bolt

Commended:
P. Ryan

A. DÕOnofrio


J. Walker
Viral status and microenvironment in
oropharyngeal cancer

A phenotypic re-evaluation of human
gamma delta T cells in health and disease

Novel bioactive glass cements for bone
grafting

Characterisation of mouse incisor tooth
mesenchymal stem cells
2016Dylan HerzogRapid detection of root canal bacteria in
patients using fluorescence spectroscopy
2017Daniel MorseContribution of Oral bacteria to Candid
virulence and denture stomatitis.
2018Amy HardingTissue engineering the extracellular matrix in
oral carcinoma.