Professor Paul Sharpe has been announced as the 2023 recipient of the Onlus Medal from the International Association of Awareness & Prevention of Women’s Diseases (AISPPD) in recognition of his research in dentistry and tooth regeneration.
Professor Sharpe will be formally announced as the 2023 recipient on 08 March, and awarded handcrafted gold medal and diploma. He will also present a short video of his work with particular regard to women at the AISPPD Annual Conference, to coincide with International Women’s Day.
Previous recipients of this prestigious award include 44th President of the United States Barack Obama, the University of Basel, and the country of Canada.
It is a great honour to accept this award on International Women’s Day and recognise the amazing contributions of all the women that have been in my lab. – Professor Paul Sharpe
Paul Sharpe is Dickinson Professor of Craniofacial Biology at the Centre for Craniofacial & Regenerative Biology at King’s College London. He has published over 300 research papers including articles in Nature, Science, PNAS and Cell press. Professor Sharpe has supervised over 50 PhD students and currently receives funding from the MRC, NIHR and NIH.
Most recently he has been leading research into the possibility of tooth regeneration and the development of new biological-based treatments for tooth repair.
He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh (2010) and a recipient of the Gregor Mendel Memorial Medal (2003). He was awarded the Craniofacial Biology Research Award by the International Association for Dental Research (2004) and in 2018 he received the William J Gies award for best publication is Biomaterials and Bioengineering.
The International Association for Awareness and Prevention of Women's Pathologies implements a communication program aimed at developing awareness and prevention of the most serious pathologies affecting women. All the activities of the AISPPD Foundation aim to bring social benefits, in awareness of the value of women in society.