Alastair J Sloan

Reader in Bone Biology & Tissue Engineering and Head of Tissue Engineering and Reparative Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Cardiff University

Fields of interest: 

Mineralized tissue regeneration

Dental pulp stem cells

Development of 3D organotypic model systems

Live cell imaging


Recent publications:

Waddington RJ, Alraies A, Colombo JS, Sloan AJ, Okazaki J, Moseley R (2011):
Characterization of oxidative stress status during diabetic bone healing.
Cells Tissues Organs 194: 307-312

Colombo JS, Balani D, Sloan AJ, Crean SJ, Okazaki J, Waddington RJ (2011):
Delayed osteoblast differentiation and altered inflammatory response around implants placed in incisor sockets of type 2 diabetic rats.
Clin. Oral Implants Res. 22: 578-586

Smith EL, Colombo JS, Sloan AJ, Waddington RJ (2011):
TGF-B1 Exposure from Bone Surfaces by Chemical Treatment Modalities.
European Cells & Materials. 21: 193-201

Emma L Smith, Matthew Locke, Rachel J Waddington, Alastair J Sloan (2010):
An Ex Vivo Rodent Mandible Culture Model for Bone Regeneration.
Tissue Engineering Part C. 16: 1287-1296

Koutoulaki A, Langley M, Sloan AJ, Aeschlimann DP, Wei XQ (2010):
TNF-alpha and TGF-beta 1 influence IL-18-induced IFN-gamma production through regulation of IL-18 receptor and T-bet expression.
Cytokine 49: 177-184

Musson DS, McLachlan JL, Sloan AJ, Smith AJ, Cooper PR (2010):
Adrenomedullin is expressed during rodent dental tissue development and promotes cell growth and mineralisation.
Biol Cell 102: 145-157

Rachel J Waddington, Sarah J Youde, Chi P Lee, Alastair J Sloan (2009):
Isolation of distinct progenitor stem cell populations from dental pulp.
Organs, Cells & Tissues. 189: 268-274

Sloan AJ and Waddington RJ (2009):
Dental pulp stem cells: what where how.
Int J. Paed. Dent. 19: 61-70

Baker SM, Sugars RV, Wendel M, Waddington RJ,  Smith AJ, Cooper PR, Sloan AJ (2009):
TGF-B / Extracellular matrix interactions in dentine matrix: a role for regulating sequestration and protection of bioactivity.
Calcif. Tiss Int. 85: 66-74