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  • Research Scientist, Colgate Dental Research Centre, Dental School, University of Adelaide

Research interests

Our research interests centre around the use of adult stem cell populations as novel treatement approches for periodontal disease. We particularly focus on the development and characterisation of iPS cells derived from the dental tissues of gingiva and periodontal ligament.


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  2. Hynes, K., et al., Epilepsy and mental retardation limited to females with PCDH19 mutations can present de novo or in single generation families. J Med Genet, 2009.
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