The oral health of the nation will go under scrutiny in a new University of Adelaide study starting today – the first national study of its kind in more than a decade. In total, 15,000 Australians will be asked to take part in surveys and free dental examinations as part of the National Study of […]
Congratulations to Dr Kostas Kapellas on receiving an Early Career Fellowships commencing in 2016 to 2019 (Grant Title: Sequencing Periodontal Bacteria To Determine The Relationship Between Periodontits, Renal And Vascular Function Among Indigenous Australian Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease). The NHMRC Early Career Fellowships scheme provides opportunities for Australian researchers to undertake advanced training in […]
Congratulations to Associate Professor Lisa Jamieson on receiving a Senior Research Fellow B (SRF B) commencing in 2016 to 2020 (Grant Title: Advancing Aboriginal Australian oral health through intervention studies, longitudinal studies, modelling and surveillance). The Research Fellowships Scheme aims to recruit and support Australia’s very best medical and health research talent in full time […]
PhD student Helena Silveira Schuch has been awarded a Florey Medical Research Foundation prize. The title of her poster was “longitudinal effects of socioeconomic status on periodontitis: a systematic review’.
As a result of an agreement between ARCPOH, Commonwealth Department of Health, State and Territory Health Departments, and with support from the Australian Dental Association and Colgate, ARCPOH will coordinate the 2016–2018 National Survey of Adult Oral Health (NSAOH 2), which marks 10 years since the last national survey of adult oral health (NSAOH 2004–06) […]
Karen Peres has been involved in a study following babies and their dental development in conjunction with breast feeding which has attracted wide attention. Links to some of the items are below: http://consumer.healthday.com/women-s-health-information-34/breast-feeding-news-82/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests-700349.html http://news.health.com/2015/06/15/breast-feeding-may-have-dental-benefits-study-suggests/ http://blogs.babycenter.com/mom_stories/could-breastfeeding-help-your-baby-avoid-braces/ http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/breastfed-children-less-likely-to-develop-overbites-crossbites/story-fni6uo1m-1227401158826