Skip to content
Skip to navigation menu

 

Selected Research Funding

We have received in excess of £10 million over the last six years in competitive funding for our high quality basic, applied and clinical research from government, industry and charitable organisations.

A selection of active grants:

  • £4963 Title: To examine important aspects of the delivery of preventative and minimally invasive operative dentistry by dental therapists within the UK
    Dr C. Lynch & Prof B Chadwick
    Oral Dental Research Trust
    01/05/2012  - 31/10/2012
    REF 503946

  • £2980 Title:Delineating the immunological profile of oral muscular Vs mesenchymal stem cells
    Dr L. Davies
    Royal Society
    12/03/2012 – 03/06/2012 (Dentl)
    REF 503140

  • £91,600 Title: Designed to Smile - Evaluation of the national child oral health improvement programme Stage II
    Prof I Chestnutt & Dr R. Trubey (Dentl)
    Welsh Government
    10/04/2012 – 31/03/2015

  • £24,679 Title: Dental Foundation Trainers Expectations of Dental Grad
    Dr A. Gilmour (Dentl) with Prof A Bullock (Socsi)
    COPEND
    01/04/11 - 31/03/12

  • £9,595  Title: Myogenic differentiation potential of an oral-mucosa-derived progenitor cell population
    Prof P Stephens.( Dr. M. Locke )
    The Royal College of Surgeons of England ( Faculty of Dental Surgery)
    01/06/11 - 31/12/12

  • £90,000  Title: TROP2 A stem cell marker with oncogenic potential in cancer
    Dr V Knauper, & Dr S. Dewitt (Dentl) with Dr Z Poghosyan (Medic)
    01/10/11 - 30/09/14

  • £9900  Title: An investigation of the ability of a novel oligosaccharide polymer therapy to modulate the viability adhesion and biofilm formation of oral bacteria on dental material substrates in vitro.
    Mrs C. Emanuel, Dr K Hill and Prof D Thomas. (Dentl)
    01/06/11 - 31/05/13

  • £2,499,940 (with £409,991 for DENTL) Title: Biomarkers for arthritis
    Centre Director: Prof Victor Duance (BIOSI)
    Lead for DENTL: Prof D Aeschlimann
    Other co-applicants: Drs D. Mason, D. Riccardi (BIOSI); Prof. S. Jones, Drs. A. Williams, B. Evans (MEDIC)
    Prof S. Evans
    , Dr C. Holt (ENGIN); S. Denyer (PHRMY); Dr. R. van Deursen (SOHCS); Prof. R. Wise (CUBRIC)
    CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE "ARTHRITIS RESEARCH UK BIOMECHANICS AND BIOENGINEERING  CENTRE"
    10/2009-10/2014

  • £1,118,676 Title: Seal or Varnish?  A randomised trial to determine the relative cost and effectiveness of pit and fissure sealants and Fluoride varnish in preventing dental decay
    Prof I Chestnutt Prof B Chadwick Dr M. Morgan Dr L Hunter
    NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH RESEARCH
    01/04/11 – 31/03/15

  • £387, 948  Title - Oral mucosal lamina propria progenitor cells as a novel and preferential source for treatment of Graft Versus Host Disease.
    Prof P Stephens. Dr L.C Davies
    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL
    01/04/11 – 31/03/14

  • £5000 Title- Dental pulp responses to heat and light curling Dental restorative materials.
    DR C. Lynch
    BRITISH ENDODONTICS SOCIETY
    01/12/10 – 30/11/2011

  • £1,918,056 Title: Probing the mechanical control of stem cell fate through the development of novel, non- invasive imaging technologies
    ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL (EPSRC)
    Prof P Stephens,  Dr A Sloan (Dentl), Dr E Tippmann (Chemy), Dr R Errington (Medic), Dr P Borri, Dr S. Hunter, Dr S Paisey (BIOSI), Prof W Langbein (Physx) Dr N Stephens (SOCSI).
    15/09/10 – 14/09/13

  • £283,192 Title: Harnessing dental pulp stem cells to enhance tissue regeneration
    Dr A Sloan, Dr R O’Brien-Waddington .
    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC)
    01/07/10 – 30/06/12

  • £143,000  Title: Transglutaminase 6 autoantibodies:  A novel diagnostic marker for neurological manifestations of gluten sensitivity
    Prof D Aeshchlimann.
    COELIAC UK
    01/04/10 - 31/03/13

  • £142,133 Title: Antimicrobial performance of wound care products against biofilms.
    Dr D Williams, Prof D Thomas, Dr K Hill.
    ADVANCED MEDICAL SOLUTIONS & MOMENTA
    01/05/10 – 30/04/12

  • £140,473   Title: Development and assessment of novel integrated antimicrobial therapy to manage urinary catheter infection.
    Dr D Williams, Prof M Waters, Dr S Malic.
    WAG A4B
    06/01/10 -  31/12/11

  • £1,478,075 Title:  Repair spinal cord injury by controlling migration of neural stem cells –
    Multidisciplinary approaches of electric stimulation and nanotechnology
    Prof B Song.
    EUROPEAN RESEARCH COMMISSION (ERC)
    01/01/10 - 31/12/14

  • £70,208 Title: Alcohol Misuse – Longitudinal study of social and cognitive risks for alcohol misuse in first year university students
    Dr S Moore.
    THE EUROPEAN FOUNDATION FOR ALCOHOL RESEARCH (ERAB).
    01/01/10 - 31/12/11

  • £238,009 Title: Molecular Genetics of a cell’s sense of electric field
    Prof B Song.
    WELLCOME TRUST
    22/10/09 – 21/05/12

  • £52,101 Title: To reduce alcohol misuse and alcohol related injury in Wales through transferring and embedding new knowledge.
    Prof J Shepherd .
    KPT/NHS
    01/10/09 - 31/12/12

  • £9,991 Title: Molecular and functional and characterisation of the novel cytokine IL-35
    Dr X Wei
    MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (MRC) via Glasgow University.
    01/06/09 – 31/05/12

  • £304,515   Title: Establishment and validation of a stable cell based diabetic wound bioassay.
    Prof P Stephens, Prof D Thomas,  Prof D Kipling (MEDIC) .
    NC3Rs
    01/03/09 - 28/02/11

  • £90,000 Title: Designed to Smile – evaluation of a national child oral health improvement program
    Prof I Chestnutt.
    NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES
    01/02/09  - 31/01/12

  • £2,066.571  Title: Building research Capacity – integrated academic training –
    Walport
    Prof S Richmond, Prof D Thomas, Mr P Durning
    NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES AND CARDIFF AND VALE NHS TRUST
    01/12/2007 – 30/11/12