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Dr Dawn Coates

PositionSenior Research Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Oral Sciences
QualificationsBSc PhD
Research summaryPeriodontal health and disease

Research

Dr 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

Cotton, G. C., Gee, C., Jude, A., Duncan, W. J., Abdelmoneim, D., & Coates, D. (2019). Efficacy and safety of alpha lipoic acid-capped silver nanoparticles for oral applications. RSC Advances, 9(12), 6973-6985. doi: 10.1039/c9ra00613c

Dong, Z., Coates, D., Liu, Q., Sun, H., & Li, C. (2019). Quantitative proteomic analysis of deer antler stem cells as a model of mammalian organ regeneration. Journal of Proteomics, 195, 98-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2019.01.004

Naung, N. Y., Duncan, W., De Silva, R., & Coates, D. (2019). Localization and characterization of human palatal periosteum stem cells in serum-free, xeno-free medium for clinical use. European Journal of Oral Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/eos.12603

Parachuru, V. P. B., Coates, D. E., Milne, T. J., Rich, A. M., & Seymour, G. J. (2018). FoxP3+ regulatory T cells, interleukin 17 and mast cells in chronic inflammatory periodontal disease. Journal of Periodontal Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jre.12552

Zanicotti, D. G., Duncan, W. J., Seymour, G. J., & Coates, D. E. (2018). Effect of titanium surfaces on the osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, 33(3), e77-e87. doi: 10.11607/jomi.5810

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Coates, D. E., Zafar, S., & Milne, T. J. (2017). Quantitative real-time gene profiling of human alveolar osteoblasts. In G. J. Seymour, M. P. Cullinan & N. C. K. Heng (Eds.), Oral biology: Molecular techniques and applications: Methods in molecular biology (Vol. 1537). (2nd ed.) (pp. 447-459). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_27

Zanicotti, D. G., & Coates, D. E. (2017). Growing adipose-derived stem cells under serum-free conditions. In G. J. Seymour, M. P. Cullinan & N. C. K. Heng (Eds.), Oral biology: Molecular techniques and applications: Methods in molecular biology (Vol. 1537). (2nd ed.) (pp. 439-446). New York, NY: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-6685-1_26

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Journal - Research Article

Cotton, G. C., Gee, C., Jude, A., Duncan, W. J., Abdelmoneim, D., & Coates, D. (2019). Efficacy and safety of alpha lipoic acid-capped silver nanoparticles for oral applications. RSC Advances, 9(12), 6973-6985. doi: 10.1039/c9ra00613c

Naung, N. Y., Duncan, W., De Silva, R., & Coates, D. (2019). Localization and characterization of human palatal periosteum stem cells in serum-free, xeno-free medium for clinical use. European Journal of Oral Sciences. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/eos.12603

Dong, Z., Coates, D., Liu, Q., Sun, H., & Li, C. (2019). Quantitative proteomic analysis of deer antler stem cells as a model of mammalian organ regeneration. Journal of Proteomics, 195, 98-113. doi: 10.1016/j.jprot.2019.01.004

Parachuru, V. P. B., Coates, D. E., Milne, T. J., Rich, A. M., & Seymour, G. J. (2018). FoxP3+ regulatory T cells, interleukin 17 and mast cells in chronic inflammatory periodontal disease. Journal of Periodontal Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/jre.12552

Zanicotti, D. G., Duncan, W. J., Seymour, G. J., & Coates, D. E. (2018). Effect of titanium surfaces on the osteogenic differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, 33(3), e77-e87. doi: 10.11607/jomi.5810

Friedlander, L. T., Coates, D., Seymour, G., Cullinan, M., & Rich, A. M. (2018). Vascularity and VEGF/VEGFR2 signaling in the dentine–pulp complex of immature and mature permanent teeth. European Endodontic Journal, 3(3), 153-159. doi: 10.14744/eej.2018.07269

Zhang, W., Chu, W., Liu, Q., Coates, D., Shang, Y., & Li, C. (2018). Deer thymosin beta 10 functions as a novel factor for angiogenesis and chondrogenesis during antler growth and regeneration. Stem Cell Research & Therapy, 9, 166. doi: 10.1186/s13287-018-0917-y

Smith, M. M., Duncan, W. J., & Coates, D. E. (2018). Attributes of Bio-Oss® and Moa-Bone® graft materials in a pilot study using the sheep maxillary sinus model. Journal of Periodontal Research, 53(1), 80-90. doi: 10.1111/jre.12490

Moffat, S. M., Meldrum, A. M., Aitken, W. A. E., & Coates, D. E. (2017). The delivery of oral health messages by primary health care nurses. New Zealand Dental Journal, 113(2), 4-9.

Hasmun, N. N. b., Drummond, B. K., Milne, T., Cullinan, M. P., Meldrum, A. M., & Coates, D. (2017). Effects of environmental tobacco smoke on the oral health of preschool children. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 18(6), 393-398. doi: 10.1007/s40368-017-0308-6

Godoy Zanicotti, D., Coates, D. E., & Duncan, W. J. (2017). In vivo bone regeneration on titanium devices using serum-free grown adipose-derived stem cells, in a sheep femur model. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 28(1), 64-75. doi: 10.1111/clr.12761

Balaji, K., Milne, T. J., Drummond, B. K., Cullinan, M. P., & Coates, D. E. (2016). A comparison of salivary IgA in children with Down syndrome and their family members. Archives of Oral Biology, 67, 39-45. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2016.03.005

Seo, B., Coates, D. E., Seymour, G. J., & Rich, A. M. (2016). Unfolded protein response-related gene regulation in inflamed periodontal tissues with and without Russell bodies. Archives of Oral Biology, 69, 1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2016.04.009

Ohlrich, E. J., Coates, D. E., Cullinan, M. P., Milne, T. J., Zafar, S., Zhao, Y., Duncan, W. J., & Seymour, G. J. (2016). The bisphosphonate zoledronic acid regulates key angiogenesis-related genes in primary human gingival fibroblasts. Archives of Oral Biology, 63, 7-14. doi: 10.1016/j.archoralbio.2015.11.013

Dong, Z., Ba, H., Zhang, W., Coates, D., & Li, C. (2016). iTRAQ-based quantitative proteomic analysis of the potentiated and dormant antler stem cells. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(11), 1778. doi: 10.3390/ijms17111778

Zafar, S., Coates, D. E., Cullinan, M. P., Drummond, B. K., Milne, T., & Seymour, G. J. (2016). Effects of zoledronic acid and geranylgeraniol on the cellular behaviour and gene expression of primary human alveolar osteoblasts. Clinical Oral Investigations, 20(8), 2023-2035. doi: 10.1007/s00784-015-1706-y

Milne, T. J., Coates, D. E., Leichter, J. W., Soo, L., Williams, S. M., Seymour, G. J., & Cullinan, M. P. (2016). Periodontopathogen levels following the use of an Er:YAG laser in the treatment of chronic periodontitis. Australian Dental Journal, 61, 35-44. doi: 10.1111/adj.12306

Baharuddin, N. A., Coates, D. E., Cullinan, M., Seymour, G., & Duncan, W. (2015). Localization of RANK, RANKL and osteoprotegerin during healing of surgically created periodontal defects in sheep. Journal of Periodontal Research, 50(2), 211-219. doi: 10.1111/jre.12196

Zafar, S., Coates, D. E., Cullinan, M. P., Drummond, B. K., Milne, T., & Seymour, G. J. (2014). Zoledronic acid and geranylgeraniol regulate cellular behaviour and angiogenic gene expression in human gingival fibroblasts. Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, 43, 711-721. doi: 10.1111/jop.12181

Parachuru, V. P. B., Coates, D. E., Milne, T. J., Hussaini, H. M., Rich, A. M., & Seymour, G. J. (2014). Forkhead box P3-positive regulatory T-cells and interleukin 17-positive T-helper 17 cells in chronic inflammatory periodontal disease. Journal of Periodontal Research, 49(6), 817-826. doi: 10.1111/jre.12169

Wade, K. J., Coates, D. E., Gauld, R. D. C., Livingstone, V., & Cullinan, M. P. (2013). Oral hygiene behaviours and readiness to change using the TransTheoretical Model (TTM). New Zealand Dental Journal, 109(2), 64-68.

Moffat, S. M., & Coates, D. E. (2011). New Zealand's oral health students: Education and workforce implications. New Zealand Dental Journal, 107(2), 51-56.

Moffat, S., & Coates, D. (2011). Attitudes of New Zealand dentists, dental specialists and dental students towards employing dual-trained Oral Health graduates. British Dental Journal, 211, E16. doi: 10.1038/sj.bdj.2011.870

Coates, D. E., Kardos, T. B., Moffat, S. M., & Kardos, R. L. (2009). Dental therapists and dental hygienists educated for the New Zealand environment. Journal of Dental Education, 73(8), 1001-1008.

Moffat, S. M., Coates, D. E., & Meldrum, A. M. (2009). New Zealand's changing oral health workforce. A dental practitioner's guide to dual-trained dental therapists/dental hygienists. New Zealand Dental Journal, 105(2), 57-61.

Li, C., Stanton, J.-A. L., Robertson, T. M., Suttie, J. M., Sheard, P. W., Harris, A. J., & Clark, D. E. (2007). Nerve growth factor mRNA expression in the regenerating antler tip of red deer (Cervus elaphus). PLoS ONE, 2(1), e148. Retrieved from http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0000148

Li, C., Yang, F., Li, G., Gao, X., Xing, X., Wei, H., … Clark, D. E. (2007). Antler regeneration: A dependent process of stem tissue primed via interaction with its enveloping skin. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Ecological Genetics & Physiology, 307A(2), 95-105. doi: 10.1002/jez.a.352

Li, C., Mackintosh, C. G., Martin, S. K., & Clark, D. E. (2007). Identification of key tissue type for antler regeneration through pedicle periosteum deletion. Cell & Tissue Research, 328, 65-75. doi: 10.1007/s00441-006-0333-y

Lord, E. A., Martin, S. K., Gray, J. P., Li, C., & Clark, D. E. (2007). Cell cycle genes PEDF and CDKN1C in growing deer antlers. Anatomical Record, 290, 994-1004.

Clark, D. E., Li, C., Wang, W., Martin, S. K., & Suttie, J. M. (2006). Vascular localization and proliferation in the growing tip of the deer antler. Anatomical Record Part A, 288A, 973-981. doi: 10.1002/ar.a.20364

Clark, D. E., Lord, E. A., & Suttie, J. M. (2006). Expression of VEGF and pleiotrophin in deer antler. Anatomical Record Part A, 288A, 1281-1293.

Li, C., Clark, D. E., Lord, E. A., Stanton, J.-A. L., & Suttie, J. M. (2002). Sampling technique to discriminate the different tissue layers of growing antler tips for gene discovery. Anatomical Record, 268, 125-130.

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