Research

Dr. Fedele’s research activity is mainly focused on clinical and translational research in Oral Medicine. To date, he has published over 90 papers in both general medical and specialist journals.

He has been awarded as Principal Investigator (or contributed to as Co-Investigator) research grants from several EU and UK funding bodies, totalling approx £4million over the last 12 years.

Active Research Funding

2001-2002Oral cancer screening using toluidine blue. Co-investigator.Research Grant
from Campania
€10,000
2002-2005Saliwell Intelligent micro-sensor, electroactuated, stimulator of the salivary glands. Co-investigator.EC 5th Framework
Programme (FP5)
€1,500.000
2004-2007“Intelligent intraoral medicine delivery micro-system to treat addiction and chronic diseases” (Intellidrug). Co-investigator.EC 6th Framework
Programme (FP6)
€2,000.000
2009-2011Dielectrophoresis in the early diagnosis of oral cancer. Co-investigator.NIHR –
RISC scheme
£100,000
2009-2012In-Vitro 3D tissue models: insights into Ameloblastoma pathogenesis
Co-Investigator and PhD Supervisor
Biss-Davies Charitable Trust/UCL Impact PhD Studentship£133,333
2011-2013Long-term effectiveness of a novel intra-oral electro-stimulator for the treatment of dry mouth in patients with Sjogren’s Syndrome: a feasibility study (LEONIDAS-1 study). Principal InvestigatorArthritis Research UK£30,000
2011-2014A salivary pacemaker in the treatment of radiation-induced xerostomia: a double-blind randomised controlled trial of a novel neuro-electrostimulator of salivary glands (LEONIDAS-2 study). Principal InvestigatorNIHR –
RfPB Scheme
£250,000
2011-2014A salivary pacemaker in the treatment of radiation-induced xerostomia: a double-blind randomised controlled trial of a novel neuro-electrostimulator of salivary glands (LEONIDAS-2 study). PhD SupervisorUCL Grand Challenge PhD Scholarship £70,000
2011-2013Point-of-care Analysis by Non-invasive Dielectrophoresis for ORAl cancer diagnosis (PANDORA study).
Co-Principal Investigator.
NIHR –
Invention For Innovation (i4i) Scheme
£200,000
2011-2013Genetic variants as biomarkers of jaw osteonecrosis associated with bisphosphonates (The GENVABO study). Principal InvestigatorInternational Serious Adverse Event Consortium (iSAEC)£60,000
2010-2013Genetic variants as biomarkers of jaw osteonecrosis associated with bisphosphonates (The GENVABO study). Principal InvestigatorInman Charity£20,000
2011-2014Genetic variants as biomarkers of jaw osteonecrosis associated with bisphosphonates (The GENVABO study). PhD SupervisorUCL Grand Challenge Ph.D. Scholarship £70,000

Other funding/grants supporting Research Activities

2011-2012Flexibility and Sustainability FundingUCL/UCLH CBRC£30,000
2011-2012Service Support Costs AwardNIHR Cancer Network£8,713
2011-2012Service Support Costs AwardCentral & East London Comprehensive Local Research Network£64,543
2012-2013Service Support Costs AwardNIHR Cancer Network£17,426
2012-2013Service Support Costs AwardCentral & East London Comprehensive Local Research Network£59,410
2013-2014Service Support Costs AwardCentral & East London Comprehensive Local Research Network£95,510

You can also use this link to browse a list of Dr Fedele’s published research.

Alternatively, if you’d like to discuss research opportunities and/or funding, contact Dr Fedele here.