Regenerative medicine, tissue engineering and oral microbiome

Regenerating oral tissues and investigating how microbes regulate health and disease

This is a multidisciplinary team of scientists, clinicians and educationalists undertaking laboratory-based studies and clinical trials with human tissue, utilising molecular biology, tissue culture, tissue engineering models, advanced imaging, metagenomics and physiological analysis to undertake cutting edge research. With these approaches they are advancing mechanistic understanding of stem cell biology, tissue engineering and oral diseases, towards translational applications.
The research is undertaken in the state-of-the-art laboratories at the John Bull Building and main campus and translated into primary care clinics within our award winning student dental clinics operated by Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise. 
Under this theme are the following research groups.

Principal investigators