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Comparison of periodontal ligament stem cells and induced pluripotent periodontal ligament stem cells for periodontal regeneration [ 2013 - 2016 ]

Also known as: Stem cells for periodontal regeneration

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1043994]

Researchers: Prof Dietmar Hutmacher Prof Saso Ivanovski Prof Stan Gronthos (Participant) Prof Mark Bartold (Principal investigator)

Brief description In the first part of this study we will determine whether induced pluripotent stem cells or adult stem cells from the periodontal ligament are better candidates for periodontal regeneration. Secondly, using CAD/CAM technology we will make tissue engineering scaffolds tailored to fit periodontal defects and seeded with stem cells to improve on current techniques used to regenerate damaged tissues around teeth affected by periodontal disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 831,955.89

Funding Scheme Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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