Colgate Announces Recipients of the C.A.R.E. Program

Colgate has announced the 2019 recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (C.A.R.E.), a program that recognizes a new generation of academic researchers to support oral health research projects across multiple disciplines. Each project is awarded up to $30,000.

The four junior faculty members award winners are:

  • Abdelhabibe Semlali, MS, PhD — Laval University, Faculty of Dentistry, Quebec, Canada. Research Topic: “Investigation of a Curcumin Analog (PAC) for Oral Diseases Treatment.”
  • Annie Shrestha, BDS, MSc, PhD, FRCD (C) — University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, Ontario, Canada. Research Topic: “Injectable, Thermosensitive Scaffolds Modulate Immune Cells and Regulates Healing.”
  • Brian Partido, MSDH, BSDH — The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry, Columbus, Ohio. Research Topic: “Impact of Peri-implant Treatment Using Glycine Powder Air-abrasive Debridement on the Oral Microbiome.”
  • Keith Da Silva, DDS, MSc, FRCD (C) — University of Saskatchewan, College of Dentistry, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Research Topic: “Developing a multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to improve oral health for vulnerable children in Saskatoon.”

For more information, visit: colgateprofessional.com/care-program (USA) or colgateprofessional.ca/en-ca/care-program (Canada). 

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