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64 3 479 4196
Associate Professor and Head of Department of Oral Rehabilitation
Department of Oral Rehabilitation
Research summary


Peter's research focus is to underpin both endodontic (root canal) practice and clinical teaching. His PhD thesis was entitled Proteomic analysis of Enterococcus faecalis cell surface proteins under high alkaline stress conditions.


Feroz, S., Muhammad, N., Ullah, R., Nishan, U., Cathro, P., & Dias, G. (2023). Mechanical properties, and in vitro biocompatibility assessment of biomimetic dual layered keratin/ hydroxyapatite scaffolds. Frontiers in Bioengineering & Biotechnology, 11, 1304147. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2023.1304147 Journal - Research Article

Feroz, S., Cathro, P., Ivanovski, S., & Muhammad, N. (2023). Biomimetic bone grafts and substitutes: A review of recent advancements and applications. Biomedical Engineering Advances. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bea.2023.100107 Journal - Research Other

Chao, H. C., Milne, T. J., Cathro, P., Cooper, P. R., & Friedlander, L. T. (2023, July). Hyperglycaemia promotes mineralisation of human dental pulp cells: An exploratory in vitro study. Verbal presentation at the Faculty of Dentistry Clinical and Research Excellence Symposium, Dunedin, New Zealand. Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Cathro, P., Smith, M., Ratnayake, J., & Heithersay, G. (2023). Micro-CT evaluation of spontaneous apexification of an immature tooth following trauma. Case Reports in Dentistry, 2023, 3779225. doi: 10.1155/2023/3779225 Journal - Research Other

Scott, N., Cathro, P. R., & Thomson, W. M. (2023). Presentation and subsequent care of dental injuries sustained by New Zealand adults. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 51, 1084-1092. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12799 Journal - Research Article

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