Public Health and Epidemiology – Director, Institute of Public Health Cambridge University.
|Title||National Orthognathic Audit|
|Study Type||National Clinical Audit|
|Status||NOA is on hold; Jaw Surgery Feedback survey is on-going|
|Funding||Saving Faces – The Facial Surgery Research Foundation|
The launch of the NFORC made the pages of Dentistry magazine. Dentistry’s Charlotte Lloyd reports on the launch of a trailblazing new initiative that promises to tackle facial deformity, injury and disfigurement. Read the full article here
Mr Cobourne undertook specialty training in orthodontics at King’s College Hospital, obtaining his Membership in Orthodontics in 1997. He was appointed as a Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Orthodontics at King’s College London Dental Institute in 2004 and promoted to Professor of Orthodontics in 2011. He is the author of two successful orthodontic textbooks and is currently Director of Research at the British Orthodontic Society and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Orthodontics.
|Title||Can genomics predict dysphagia after head and neck radiotherapy?|
|Study Type||Retrospective Case-Control Study|
|Status||Closed to recruitment, in follow-up|
|Funding||The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, The John Anderson Cancer Research Trust|
|Ethics||NRES Committee South East Coast – Surrey, Reference: 14/LO/0429|
Surgeons and researchers from around the country and beyond gathered on Wednesday, 26th of November for the offical launch of the National Facial, Oral and Oculoplastic Research Centre (NFORC) in the Purcell room on London’s Southbank.
World-famous actor and Saving Faces patron, Alan Rickman , officially opened the Centre, along with NHS Deputy Director, Mike Bewick. The event was presided over by award-winning journalist, Jon Snow.
Professor Gilbert is an eminent molecular Biologist and Nobel Laureate. He earned a B.A. in Chemistry and Physics from Harvard College, an M.A. in Physics from Harvard University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics from Cambridge University. He has several honorary doctorates. At Harvard, he has been a Professor of Physics, of Biophysics, of Biochemistry, and of Biology, and also the American Cancer Society Professor of Molecular Biology. He is currently the Chair of the Harvard Society of Fellows. Professor Gilbert was a founder and the first CEO of Biogen. He is a founder and Director of Myriad Genetics and also is a Venture Capitalist.
|Title||Can the prophylactic use of a combination of pentoxifylline and vitamin E reduce the incidence and severity of radiotherapy induced complications in head and neck cancer patients – a feasibility study|
|Study Type||Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial|