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

Lab work. Colgate has announced the 2019 recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (C.A.R.E.), a program that recognizes and supports a new generation of oral health investigators working across multiple disciplines. Each project is awarded up to $30,000.

The four junior faculty member award winners are:

  • Abdelhabibe Semlali, MS, PhD, from 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), from University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry, Ontario, Canada. Research Topic: “Injectable, Thermosensitive Scaffolds Modulate Immune Cells and Regulate Healing.”
  • Brian Partido, MSDH, BSDH, from 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), from 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.”


From Decisions in Dentistry. May 2019;5(5)9.

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