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Professor Brian O'Connell

Professor (Dental Science)

Dean of Health Sciences (Fac Office - Faculty of Health Sciences)

  ALBICANS   Bioengineering and radiologic imaging   Biological Engineering   Biology   Biomaterials   Biomechanics   Biomechanics, Biomedical Engineering   Biomedical Engineering   Biomedical sciences   Biotechnology   Bone   CANDIDA SPP   Cell Communication   Cell Lines   Culture Collections, Microbial, Cell, Tissue and Germplasm   Dental education   Dentistry   DNA   Engineering underpinning biomedicine   Eukaryotic gene regulation   Gene Cloning   Gene therapy   Genetic Engineering   Genomes, Genomics   HISTIDINE-RICH POLYPEPTIDES   HUMAN SALIVARY HISTATIN-5   Implants   INFECTION   Medical Devices   Molecular Biology   Molecular Cloning   Mycology and fungal pathogenesis   Nano Biotechnology   Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery   Oral clinical research   Oral Diseases   Oral diseases and Oral medicine   Oral Health   Peptides   Prosthetic Devices (General)   Restorative dentistry and materials science   Saliva and Salivary gland   Salivary Glands   Stem Cell   Stem Cell biology and hematopoiesis   Temporomandibular Joint Disorders   Tissue Culture   Tissue Engineering   Transgene Expression   Transgenic Animals
 Investigative and Therapeutic Gene Transfer to the Salivary Glands
 Construction of Adenovirus Vectors for the Study of Gene Control and Protein Function
 Production and Testing of Adenovirus Vectors for Clinical Use
 Provost Award
 In vivo function and regulation of salivary antimicrobial proteins

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Details Date
Journal of Dental Research (Editorial Board)
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (Reviewer)
Critical Reviews in Oral Biology and Medicine (Reviewer)
American Heart Association (Grant reviewer)
Anatomical Record (Reviewer)
Archives of Oral Biology (Reviewer)
International Journal of Cancer (Reviewer)
Oral Bioscience and Medicine (Editorial Board)
Oral Diseases (Editorial Board)
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International Association for Dental Research
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists
Meaney S, Connell BO, Elfadil S, Allen F, A qualitative investigation into patients' perspectives on edentulousness., Gerodontology, 34, (1), 2017, p79 - 85, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Michael O'Sullivan, Brian C O'Connell, Multidisciplinary management of hypodontia , Prim Dent J, 6, (1), 2017, p62 - 73, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
O'Sullivan V and O'Connell BC, Water fluoridation, dentition status and bone health of older people in Ireland, Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 43, (1), 2015, p58 - 67, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
McAuliffe P, Kim JH, Diamond D, Lau KT and O'Connell BC, A sleep bruxism detection system based on sensors in a splint, Journal of oral Rehabilitation, 42, (1), 2015, p34 - 39, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Al-Awadhi, E.A., Garvey, T.M., Alhag, M., Claffey, N.M., O'Connell, B., Efficacy of the Nance appliance as an anchorage-reinforcement method, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 147, (3), 2015, p330-338 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Mcauliffe, P., Kim, J.H., Diamond, D., Lau, K.T., O'Connell, B.C., A sleep bruxism detection system based on sensors in a splint - pilot clinical data, Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 42, (1), 2015, p34-39 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Gallagher S, O'Connell BC ,O'Connell AC, Assessment of occlusion after placement of stainless steel crowns in children--a pilot study, Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 41, (10), 2014, p730 - 736, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Harris D, Höfer S, O'Boyle CA, Sheridan S, Marley J, Benington IC, Clifford T, Houston F, O'Connell B, A comparison of implant-retained mandibular overdentures and conventional dentures on quality of life in edentulous patients: a randomized, prospective, within-subject controlled clinical trial., Clinical oral implants research, 24, (1), 2013, p96 - 103, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
O'Connell B, Prosthodontics at the crossroads: is this a 'golden age'?, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 59, (2), 2013, p84-6 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Hashem A, Kelly A, O'Connell B, O'Sullivan M, Impact of moderate and severe hypodontia and amelogenesis imperfecta on quality of life and self-esteem of adult patients., Journal of dentistry, 41, (8), 2013, p689-94 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Brian O'Connell, The Future Starts Now--a Smart Splint, Eastman Institute of Oral Health Centennial, Rochester, New York, 9 June, 2017, EIOH, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Brian O'Connell, The Daily Grind-an Update on the Management of Bruxism, The Greater new York Academy of Prosthodontics, New York, USA, 2 December , 2016, GNYAP, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Restoration of Endodontically-Treated Teeth-the Evidence, Destination Ireland, University of Minnesota, October, 2004, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Developmental defects of the dentition-diagnosis to management, South-Eastern Branch, PGMDB., Kilkenny, December, 2004, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Orthodontic, Periodontic, Prosthodontic-the Interrelationship, European Begg Society of Orthodontics, Annual Conference, Dublin, May, 2003, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Bioengineering and Restorative Dentistry, International College of Dentists, Annual Conference, Dublin, June, 2003, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Restorative Dentistry in the Molecular Age, University of Rochester, Annual Alumni Conference, Florida, November, 2003, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Restoration of Endodontically Treated Teeth, South Eastern Branch, IDA, Scientific Conference, Waterford, 22/2/2002, 2002, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Restorative Dentistry in the Molecular Age, American Dental Society of Europe, Annual Conference, Prague, June, 2002, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
O'Connell, B., Functional Genomics, Gordon Research Conference: Saliva and Salivary Glands, Ventura, CA, 16/2/01, 2001, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Award Date
Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists 1999
Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin 2002
College Scholar (U.C.C.) 1980
Edward Gurr Prize (U.C.C.) 1981
U.C.C. Scholarship 1982
Gold Medal Restorative Dentistry (U.C.C.) 1984
Peel Memorial Award (U.C.C.) 1984
Bloor Award (U. Rochester) (First Place Biochemistry Doctorate) 1993
NIDR Travel Award 1995
AADR/IADR Hatton Award, First Place, (International Young Investigator) 1992