C-DOCTOR is part of the Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration Consortium and represents a partnership among several California institutions, which joined forces after the funding of R34 grants from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research to teams headed by faculty at USC, UC San Francisco/Berkeley/Davis, and UCLA & Stanford.

Our vision is to assemble a comprehensive and dynamic team of clinicians, research scientists, biostatisticians, regulatory scientists, and pre-clinical/clinical trial experts to enable the development and clinical implementation of innovative approaches for dental, oral, and craniofacial tissue regeneration.

C-DOCTOR is supported by U24 DE029463 from the National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health.


Save the Date: C-DOCTOR Retreat
Our C-DOCTOR Retreat will be held on June 5–6 in San Francisco. Register here: bit.ly/c-doctor-2023

ITP Team Files IND!
Congratulations to the "Prevention of scar formation in the skin using topical focal adhesion kinase inhibitors" ITP team led by Geoffrey Gurtner on their IND submission.

2022 DOCTRC Annual Joint Meeting
Our 2022 Annual Joint Meeting was held on October 31 - November 2 in Ann Arbor, MI.


For more information
Visit doctrc.org for information about the Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration Consortium, of which C-DOCTOR is a part.

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C-DOCTOR is led by clinician-scientists from Northern and Southern California with a strong track record of innovation and collaboration in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Click to learn about the team.

Project portfolio

Our mission is to enable promising Interdisciplinary Translational Project (ITP) teams to accelerate research towards clinical trials for dental, oral, and craniofacial TE/RM products.

Available resources

C-DOCTOR's value to ITP teams goes beyond financial support. Click to read more about the comprehensive scientific and advisory resources available to C-DOCTOR-funded ITP teams.

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