2018 Open Call for Proposals

NESO Resident Research Sponsorship Program

We are pleased to announce the 2018/2019 NESO Resident Research Sponsorship Program (RRS) Open Call for Proposals. Annually, NESO accepts three applications from each eligible school. This program continues to further enhance and encourage collaborative relationships between NESO and orthodontic training programs in our region while supporting residents in training.

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Applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on Saturday, June 30, 2018. Please submit any questions or concerns to NESO Headquarters by end of day, Friday, June 29, 2018. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Proposals will be chosen by the RRS Task Force Sub-committee. The program is open to orthodontic programs within the NESO region. However, please note orthodontic programs sponsored by NESO in the past two cycles are not authorized to participate.



Dr. Bianca Cabri
Columbia University
The Role of Alpha 2 Macroglobulin in Inhibiting TMJ Osteoarthritis

Dr. Joy Chang
University of Connecticut
Effects of Sustained Release of RANKL on the Rate of Orthodontic Tooth Movement

Dr. Ginny Ching-Yun Hsu
New York University
Regulation of Craniofacial Bone Development by LMX1B Transcription Factor

Dr. Lea Drouin-Gagne
University of Montreal
Sleep Apnea in Pregnant Women

Dr. Camille Francois
Boston University
3D Evaluation of Condylar Changes after Rapid Maxillary Expansion

Dr. Khaled Taha
University of New York at Buffalo
The Effects of Vibrational Appliance on Maxillary Canine Retraction

The Resident Research Sponsorship is made possible, in part, through the generous support of Northeastern Society of Orthodontists.