UCL Eastman Dental Institute News

Major grant funds innovative Sjogren’s syndrome trial

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Researchers at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute and the UCLH Eastman Dental Hospital have been awarded a £439,000 grant by Arthritis Research UK to test an innovative treatment for the UK’s second most common rheumatic disease.

Have you ever wondered what sorts of bacteria and fungi are lurking on Jeremy Bentham?

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Dr Adam Roberts

UCL Eastman's Dr Adam Roberts and his team in the Swab and Send project are using Jeremy Bentham in their hunt for developing new antibiotics.

Can shiitake mushrooms really improve dental hygiene?

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superfoods

UCL Eastman’s Professor Dave Spratt has helped Channel 4 programme Superfoods discover one reason why shiitake mushrooms could be a great addition to our diets.

Good Luck Team GB!

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British Athletes

We’d like to wish all members of Team GB good luck as this year’s Olympic Games.

Over the past few months it has been a privilege and a pleasure to meet with many athletes, their support staff and team organisations.

Poor oral health linked to loneliness

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loneliness

A new paper by UCL Eastman researchers has revealed a possible link between poor oral health and loneliness.

Congratulations to today's graduates!

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graduation

We’d like to extend our warmest congratulations to all of our students graduating this morning.

They include those who have gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Endodontics, Advanced Aesthetics and Implants, plus those who have completed their Masters in Paediatric Dentistry, Oral Medicine, Special Care Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Restorative Dental Practice.

Defeating the superbugs! On your mobile

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A new mobile app, designed to promote awareness of antibiotic resistance, has been launched today by the Longitude Prize*.

Mäkelä–Cassell Award for Early Career Scientists

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Makela Cassel AWard

Md. Ajijur Rahman, a 3rd year PhD student at the Department of Microbial Diseases, has been awarded the prestigious FEMS-ASM Mäkelä – Cassell Travel Award for Early Career Scientists to present his research at the ASM Microbe 2016, the inaugural annual meeting organised by American Society for Microbiology (ASM) and the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC).

Latest PhD Awards

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Dr Nick Walters

Dr. Nick Walters has been awarded a PhD in Biomaterials, following his viva in November 2015.

His thesis, entitled Remineralising composites with improved cytocompatibility and containing antimicrobial agents for conservative treatment of caries, resulted in the publication of an article in Dental Materials, as well as eight conference proceedings.

Staff success at BSOM meeting

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BSOM prize winners

Staff of UCL Eastman had notable success at the 2016 annual meeting of the British Society for Oral Medicine last week.

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