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Contact Details

Phone
64 3 471 4275
Email
dawn.coates@otago.ac.nz
Position
Research Associate Professor
Qualifications
BSc PhD
Research summary
Periodontal health and disease

Research

Associate Professor Coates undertakes research into the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in tissue growth and remodeling in relation to dental health and disease. Research involves a particular focus on angiogenesis, endoplasmic reticulum stress, multi-potent progenitor cells and osteogenesis. She has also been involved in research in the fields of dental education and workforce analysis. She is currently involved in the supervision of 5 PhD projects and one DClinDent project.

Publications

Hogerheyde, T., Coates, D., Walsh, L., & Zafar, S. (2024). Biocompatibility and acid resistance of preformed crowns in children: An in vitro study. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40368-024-00898-3 Journal - Research Article

Abdelmoneim, D., Clark, D. E., Schmidlin, P., Botter, S., Li, K. C., Porter, G. C., Seo, B., & Duncan, W. J. (2024). In vivo healing of low temperature deproteinized bovine bone xenograft in a rabbit cranial model. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.37693 Journal - Research Article

Coates, D. (2023, September). Antimicrobial graft materials for bone engineering. Verbal presentation at the 19th International Conference of Women Engineers & Scientists (ICWES): Shaping the Future, Auckland, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Elahi, A., Duncan, W., Li, K. C., & Coates, D. (2023, July). Supercritical carbon dioxide processing with enzymatic post-treatment to yield mechanically and biologically optimal animal-derived bone block grafts for oral application. Verbal presentation at the Faculty of Dentistry Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Abdelmoneim, D., Porter, G., Duncan, W., Lim, K., Easingwood, R., Woodfield, T., & Coates, D. (2023, July). Three-dimensional evaluation of the cytotoxicity and antibacterial properties of alpha lipoic acid-capped silver nanoparticle constructs for oral applications. Verbal presentation at the Faculty of Dentistry Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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