Chief Technology Officer
At Colgate's Technology Centers around the world, we are committed to improving oral health through the development of leading-edge technologies that achieve the highest standards of patient care and safety. Our talented team of over 200 scientists, clinicians and engineers are dedicated to discovering and validating emerging science, which can be applied to oral care through the use of advanced instrumentation, diagnostics and clinical methodologies.
Our technology efforts span both drug and OTC technologies with demonstrated efficacy in the prevention and treatment of oral diseases. We take pride in our technical achievments to date, we are humbled by the learning we have yet to achieve and we look forward to building strong partnerships with all of Oral Care's academic and professional communities.
We invite you to explore the level of Colgate scientific research programs and accomplishments and hope they help you improve the oral health and quality of life of your patients.
Clinical Dental Research
As a world leader in oral care technology development, Colgate is committed to improving the oral health of people across the globe. Consequently, our products must not only provide benefits that dental professionals will enthusiastically endorse but also appeal to a wide-range of ever-changing consumer tastes and preferences. For the past 50 years, our mission, and our continued success, is driven by a relentless pursuit of scientific investigation. Our commitment to clinical research is supported by:
Colgate is pleased to announce this year's recipients of the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE). The CARE Program recognizes a new generation of academic researchers by providing up to $30,000 USD (per project) to support oral health research projects across multiple disciplines. The five (5) researchers proposals were selected by an esteemed group of senior academic dental researchers, from a large pool of submissions. The five (5) researchers to receive Colgate's CARE program funding this year are:
Dr. Jin-Hee Kwak
University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), School of Dentistry
Research Topic: "BP-NELL-PEG Therapy to Regenerate Craniofacial Bones. "
Dr. Kuei-Ling (Christine) Hsu
University of Maryland, School of Dentistry
Research Topic: "Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Profiling of the Oral Microbiome in Socially Disadvantaged African American Children with Early Childhood Caries. "
Dr. Tamanna Tiwari
University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine
Research Topic: "A Participatory Approach in Improving Dental Health in African Immigrants. "
Dr. David Prince
Roseman University, College of Dental Medicine
Research Topic: "Silver Diamine Fluoride and the Elderly. "
Dr. Cristina Vidal
University of Iowa, College of Dentistry Research Topic: "Development of Therapeutic Nanoparticles for Sustained Delivery of Proanthocyanidins in Adhesive Interfaces. "
Clinical dental research at Colgate is a tradition of excellence that dates back over 50 years. Colgate clinical studies evaluate the efficacy of dental treatments on such critical oral concerns as dental plaque, gingivitis, tooth decay and calculus formation. Our researchers span the globe to involve the greatest diversity of male and female participants, in every age group.
All clinical studies are conducted in harmony with the highest governmental and professional standards. The results are published in peer-reviewed scientific journals and are subjected to evidence-based dentistry statistical substantiation procedures.
In 2006, Colgate partnered with the Forsyth Institute, the world's leading independent organization dedicated to scientific research and education in oral health, to create the Colgate-Forsyth Center for Advancement of Global Oral Health.
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