The School of Dentistry is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr Will Palin to Professor and Dr Mel Grant to Senior Lecturer.
Professor Palin was previously Reader in Biomaterials at the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. His main area of research into photocurable materials used for both dental and wider biomaterial applications, has attracted grant funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and National Institute for Health Research and industry.
Dr Grant was previously lecturer in biological sciences within the School of Dentistry in the Institute of Clinical Sciences. Uniquely situated in both the School of Dentistry and the School of Biosciences she has interdisciplinary collaborations with both scientists and clinicians. She is particularly interested in defining proteomic profiles of inflammatory fluids and understanding the processes and prevention of disease development and progression.