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Dr. Hal Duncan

Associate Professor/Consultant (Professo (Dental Science)

  Biology   Biomaterials   Endodontic Materials and Bio-compatibility   Pulp Biology and Regeneration   Pulpal Inflammation   Restorative dentistry and materials science   Systemic Factors and Apical Periodontitis   Vital Pulp Treatment
 . Implications for patient therapy of dental resin restoratives: Does simplifying the curing protocol increase patient risk?
 The Potential Relationship Between Smoking and the Prognosis of Endodontically Treated Teeth
 The Effect of Radiographic Presciption Policy in 2 Populations and Its Effects on Outcome and Patient Dosimetry
 Bio-inductive roles for novel materials in the dental pulp
 Dissolution Analysis of the ability of topical epigenetic modifiers to solublise bioactive dentine matrix proteins

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Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham 30_5_17
Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland; Dental Faculty. Examiner MFD Nov 2011-present
Journal of Dental Research (reviewer) 2012
Archives of Oral Biology (reviewer) August 2012-present
Clinical Oral Investigations (reviewer) 1/01/2018-
Scientific Reports (reviewer) 2017
International Association of Dental Research Abstract Reviewer
World Dental Traumatology Conference 2020. Chair of Scientific Committee
External examiner Finals University of Newcastle Dental School 2020 - 2023
Vice President Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group IADR 2020 - 2023
Associate Editor International Endodontic Journal October 2014
Associate Editor Frontiers in Dental Medicine January 2020
International Endodontic Journal (member of editorial board) 2014-
ENDO practice today journal (reviewer) 2008
International Endodontic Journal (reviewer) 2008
Journal of the Irish Dental Association (reviewer) 2008
Critical Reviews in Oral Biology and Medicine (reviewer) 2011
Journal of Dentistry (reviewer) 2010
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Irish Endodontic Society 2008 present
British Endodontic Society 1996 present
British Dental Association 1993 2008
Certified member of European Society of Endodontology September 2012 present
European Society of Endodontology 1996 present
Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 1999 present
International Association of Dental Research August 2008 present
Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group 2008 present
European Society of Dental and Craniofacial Stem Cells (ESDCSC) January 2014 present
Chevalier V, Le Fur Bonnabesse A, Duncan HF., Frightened of the pulp? A qualitative analysis of undergraduate student confidence and stress during the management of deep caries and the exposed pulp., International endodontic journal, 54, (1), 2021, p130-146 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Nagendrababu V, Jakovljevic A, Jacimovic J, Duncan HF, Jayaraman J, Dummer PMH., Critical analysis of the reporting quality of randomized trials within Endodontics using the Preferred Reporting Items for RAndomized Trials in Endodontics (PRIRATE) 2020 quality standard checklist., International endodontic journal, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
H. F. Duncan, V. Nagendrababu, I. A. El"Karim, P. M. H. Dummer, Outcome measures to assess the effectiveness of endodontic treatment for pulpitis and apical periodontitis for use in the development of European Society of Endodontology (ESE) S3 level clinical practice guidelines: a protocol, International Endodontic Journal, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
V. Nagendrababu, P. Abbott, H. F. Duncan, A. F. Fouad, C. Kruse, S. Patel, M. Pigg, D. K. Rechenberg, P. M. H. Dummer, Preferred Reporting Items for Diagnostic Accuracy Studies in Endodontics (PRIDASE) guidelines: a development protocol, International Endodontic Journal, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Jelena Jacimovic, Aleksandar Jakovljevic, Venkateshbabu Nagendrababu, Henry Fergus Duncan, Paul M. H. Dummer, A bibliometric analysis of the dental scientific literature on COVID-19, Clinical Oral Investigations, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Roberto Careddu, Henry F. Duncan, A prospective clinical study investigating the effectiveness of partial pulpotomy after relating preoperative symptoms to a new and established classification of pulpitis, International Endodontic Journal, 54, (12), 2021, p2156--2172 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
David Edwards, Oliver Bailey, Simon Stone, Hal Duncan, The management of deep caries in UK primary care: A nationwide questionnaire"based study, International Endodontic Journal, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
A. Jakovljevic, T. Sljivancanin Jakovljevic, H. F. Duncan, V. Nagendrababu, J. Jacimovic, A. Aminoshariae, J. Milasin, P. M. H. Dummer, The association between apical periodontitis and adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review, International Endodontic Journal, 54, (9), 2021, p1527--1537 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Yoshifumi Kobayashi, Angela Quispe-Salcedo, Sanika Bodas, Satoko Matsumura, Erhao Li, Richard Johnson, Marwa Choudhury, Daniel H. Fine, Siva Nadimpalli, Henry F. Duncan, Amel Dudakovic, Andre J. van Wijnen, Emi Shimizu, Ezh2 knockout in mesenchymal cells causes enamel hyper-mineralization, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 567, 2021, p72--78 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
El Karim, I.A., Duncan, H.F., Cushley, S., Nagendrababu, V., Kirkevang, L.L., Kruse, C., Chong, B.S., Shah, P.K., Lappin, M., McLister, C., Lundy, F.T., Clarke, M., A protocol for the Development of Core Outcome Sets for Endodontic Treatment modalities (COSET): an international consensus process, Trials, 22, (1), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Duncan HF, Regenerative Endodontics, RCSI Dental meeting, Dublin, 16th February 2019, 2019, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
G Murray, PK Shah, HF Duncan, BS Chong, A comparative evaluation of two methods of endodontic case difficulty assessment. , Brisitsh Endodontic Society Spring Scientific Meeting, London, March 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
HF Duncan*, Y Kobayashi, NC Partridge, T Nakatani, E Shimizu, Matrix-Metalloproteinase-13 Deletion Reduces Dentine and Enamel Volume, but Increases Dystrophic-Pulp-Calcification, IADR General Session, London, UK, 15-19th July 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
HF Duncan, Epigenetic modulation of dental pulp cells: impact and opportunities for regenerative endodontics, American Association of Dental Research Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March , 2018, IADR, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
HF Duncan, Contemporary Vital Pulp Treatment: Practicalities, Opportunities and Obstacles. , Debrecen Dental Days, Debrecen, Hungary, April 12th - 15t, 2018, Hungarian Dental Association, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Duncan HF, Pulpitis, apical periodontitis and systemic health: progress and problems, IADR General Session, London, UK, 15-19th July 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Duncan HF, Contemporary Vital Pulp Treatment: Practicalities, Opportunities and Obstacles , BSRD ASM, London, 9th November 2018, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Duncan HF, Clinical decision making after instrument fracture, BES ASM, Newcastle, UK, 23rd and 24th Nov, 2018, Oral Presentation, PRESENTED
Duncan HF, Designing research that matters (translation, funding, excellence and impact) , European Society of Endodontology Biennial Conference, Brussels, 11-14th September, 2017, European Society of Endodontology , Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Duncan HF, Epigenetics is it relevant to endodontics? , Research day, NYU, New Yok, USA, 18th July, 2017, NYU, Invited Talk, PRESENTED


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Award Date
EMBO short-term fellowship June 2016
IADR Centennial Emerging Leader Award Pan European Region March 2020
HRB Fulbright Health Impact Fellowship 2021 June 2020
IADR Sir John Gray research fellowship 2012 1st November 2012
Irish Division of IADR Postgraduate Hatton winner 2012 September 2012
European Society of Endodontology Annual Research Grant 2012 October 2012
Irish Endodontic Society Annual research grant 2009
Edinburgh Royal College of Surgeons Gold Medal for MRD examination 2006
Distinction in Masters of Clinical Dentistry (Endodontics) degree King's College London 2006
Merit Award in Human Disease 1992
Distinction in Applied Biodental Sciences 1990