Category: C-DOCTOR News

First Successful C-DOCTOR IND Filing!

C-DOCTOR celebrates Dr. Derrick Wan’s successful IND filing for their interdisciplinary translational project “Transdermal Deferoxamine to Enhance Fat Graft Retention for Reconstruction of Irradiated Soft Tissue Defects” (Deferoxamine Patch for Radiation-Injured Skin)!” Their team filed the IND application on November 30, 2023, and received their “study may proceed” letter on January 3, 2024, allowing them…
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DOCTRC successfully hosts their 4th Annual Joint Retreat in Los Angeles, CA December 4–6, 2023

The 2023 4th Annual Joint DOCTRC was hosted at the USC Health Sciences Conference Center. The Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration Consortium (DOCTRC) is comprised of two NIH-funded resource centers, the Center for Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Tissue & Organ Regeneration (C-DOCTOR) and the Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine (MPWRM) Resource Center. These resource centers receive…
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Wan ITP Team Files IND!

Congratulations to the “Transdermal Deferoxamine For Treatment Of Irradiated Soft Tissue” ITP team led by Derrick Wan on their IND submission.

Hydronovo ITP receives $2.3 million CIRM Translational Research Grant

On October 27, 2023 – C-DOCTOR Interdiscplinary Translational Project Team, Hydronovo, received a $2.3 million California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Translational Stage research grant to fund development of their small molecule therapy and related translational activities. This funding, leveraged in addition to the funding and support for proof-of-concept studies provided by C-DOCTOR and the National…
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C-DOCTOR receives the CIRM Conference Grant in Support of the 2023 DOCTRC Retreat

In October 2023, C-DOCTOR receives the CIRM Conference Grant in support of the 4th Annual Joint 2023 DOCTRC Retreat with C-DOCTOR and the MPWRM Resource Center. The conference will be held in Los Angeles, December 4-6. The objective of the CIRM Conference Grant is to support valuable mission-specific scientific conferences where people assemble to exchange…
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C-DOCTOR PI, Dr. Yang Chai, wins 2023 Harvard School of Dental Medicine’s Paul Goldhaber Award

From the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC: ASSOCIATE DEAN OF RESEARCH Yang Chai PhD ’91, DDS ’96 has been awarded the 2023 Paul Goldhaber Award by the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. The highest honor given by the school, the award goes to a recipient who is held in the highest international esteem…
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DOCTRC presents at the 2023 IADR Annual Meeting

C-DOCTOR and DOCTRC deliver an interactive talk titled “DOCTRC: A Consortium Accelerating Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine Therapies” to share about DOCTRC’s efforts to serve as the nation’s consortium for accelerating regenerative therapies for dental, oral, and craniofacial tissues towards clinical adoption and product commercialization.

C-DOCTOR hosts a successful retreat in June

The 2023 C-DOCTOR Annual Spring Retreat brought C-DOCTOR leadership, Interdisciplinary Project teams, advisors, NIH/NIDCR program staff, and trainees together. The goal of the retreat was to hear updates from the project teams, formulate strategies on how to best shepherd their technologies to clinical adoption, and develop approaches to measuring the return on investment of our…
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C-DOCTOR receives a CIRM Conference Grant to host the 2023 C-DOCTOR Annual Spring Retreat

Congratulations to C-DOCTOR for receiving a CIRM Conference Grant for retreat!

DOCTRC presents at the 2023 AADOCR Annual Meeting

C-DOCTOR and DOCTRC deliver an interactive talk titled “Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration Consortium” to share about DOCTRC’s progress in shepherding their portfolio of tissue regeneration technologies addressing unmet clinical needs in the dental, oral, and craniofacial field to human clinical trials.