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Biographical entry Reynolds, Eric Charles

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Occupation
Dentist

Summary

Eric Reynolds is Head and Professor of Dental Science at the University of Melbourne. He led a research team that developed a milk protein derivative called anti-cariogenic casein phosphopeptides (ACPP), the only agent other than fluoride known to inhibit dental caries. In 2017 Reynolds was awarded the Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation.

Details

Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award 2002.

Events

1973 -
Education - BSc (hons), University of Melbourne
1977
Education - PhD, University of Melbourne
1978
Career event - Joined the in Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Melbourne
1990 -
Career position - Chairman/Councillor, Australian and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental Research
1994 -
Career position - Professor of Dental Science, University of Melbourne
1994 -
Career position - Associate Dean, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
1994 - 1995
Career position - Vice-President, Australian and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental Research
1996
Career position - Panel Member, Accreditation Committee, Australian Dental Council
1996 - 1997
Career position - President, Australian and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental
1997
Award - Alan Docking Science Award, Australian and New Zealand Division, International Association for Dental Research
1999 -
Career position - Member, International Association for Dental Research
1999 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Dental Research
1999 - 2014
Career position - Head, School of Dental Science, University of Melbourne
2001 -
Career position - Member, Editorial Board, Australian Dental Journal
2001
Career position - Member, Research Advisory Committee, Australian Dental Research Foundation Inc.
2001
Award - Loftus Hill Memorial Award of Merit, Dairy Industry Association of Australia
2002
Award - Clunies Ross National Science and Technology Award, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2004 -
Career position - CEO and Board Member, CRC for Oral Health Science
2004
Career position - Member, Development Grants Review Panel, National Health and Medical Research Council
2004 - 2009
Career position - Executive Director, Victorian Centre for Oral Health Science
2005
Award - Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for service to community dental health through research and development of preventative and restorative products, to dental education through curriculum development, and as an administrator and teacher
2005
Award - Victoria Prize for Technological Innovation, Victorian Government
2005
Award - Anne and Eric Smorgon Memorial Award for outstanding contribution to science, technology and/or engineering, Jack and Robert Smorgon Families Foundation
2008 -
Award - Honorary Fellow, International College of Dentists
2008 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2008
Award - Fellow, International College of Dentists
2008
Award - CRC Association Award for Excellence in Innovation for Tooth Mousse Plus
2009
Award - Innovation in Oral Care Award, International Association for Dental Research/GlaxoSmithKline, Miami, USA
2010 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons
2010 - 2018
Career position - Chief Executive Officer, Oral Health CRC
2011
Award - Distinguished Scientist Award, International Association for Dental Research
2011 - 2021
Career position - Professor Laureate, University of Melbourne
2013
Award - Distinguished Service Award, Victorian Branch, Australian Dental Association
2015
Award - Leach Medal for Scientific Excellence, 40th International Meeting on Protein Structure and Function, Lorne, Victoria
2017
Award - Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation

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Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Anon, 'Eric Reynolds awarded 2017 PM's Prize for Innovation', Focus, 205 (2017), 49. Details

Resources

See also

  • Who's who in Australia 2012 (Melbourne: Crown Content Pty Ltd, 2012), 2430 pp. Details
  • Who's who in Australia 2012 (Melbourne: Crown Content Pty Ltd, 2012), 2430 pp. Details

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