UCL Eastman Dental Institute News

Congratulations to our Postgrad Winners

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Mohamed Al Jneibi with poster and Mohammad Aldasht

Prosthodontics won both the research poster prize and the Gary Pollock clinical presentation prize at BSRD Autumn meeting on 13 November. 

NIHR grant for groundbreaking new filling material

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A multidisciplinary team of scientists and clinicians led by UCL Eastman Professor Anne Young and in partnership with UK Dental Company Schottlander have been awarded £970,000 by the NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme.

Hidden side effects: antibiotics affect gut for a year

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Eastman Researchers Professor Mike Wilson and Dr David Spratt have co-authored a new paper which reveals long-term consequences of a single course of antibiotics.

Eastman Researcher Appointed as Advisor to Longitude Prize

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UCL Eastman’s Dr Adam Roberts has been announced as one of three new Advisors to the Longitude Prize.  The Prize is a challenge with a £10 million fund to help solve the problem of global antibiotic resistance. 

Better Oral health for Footballers Needed

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A new study by The Centre for Oral Health and Performance – part of UCL Eastman - has found that the oral health of professional footballers is poor and impacting on wellbeing and performance.

UCL Eastman's Director Delivers Lecture at RCS

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Professor Stephen Porter gave the Triennial Menzies Campbell Lecture at the Royal College of Surgeons of England on the 30 October 2015.

Open wide: Eastman researchers visit Team Sky

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Team Sky and the Eastman Team

Staff from UCL Eastman’s Centre for Oral Health and Performance, were delighted to join members of Team Sky last week, as part of on-going research into the links between oral health and performance.

Eastman photo wins Photosynthesis 2015

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bee on a swab

A beautiful photograph of a bee has won a School of Life and Medical Science's competition while drawing attention to the vital hunt for new antibiotics.

Unlocking the causes of food poisoning: the key to Campylobacter

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Eastman researchers have shed new light on the ability of Campylobacter jejuni to thrive and survive in the gut of chickens, from where it becomes a major cause of food poisoning in humans worldwide.

Battling Oral Bacteria – Eastman grant winner announced

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Dr Adam Roberts

Congratulations to Eastman researcher Dr Adam Roberts for winning our Research Away-Day Grant competition. 

The award will enable Dr Roberts’ team to continue their work, unpicking the defensive capabilities of Streptococcus mutans* - a decay-causing bacterium which is notoriously difficult to remove from teeth.  

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