National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases (West China School of Stomatology Sichuan University)
The National Clinical Research Center for Oral Diseases (West China Hospital of Stomatology, Sichuan University) was approved by the National Science and Technology Department in 2016. The center has carried out the clinical research and promotion actively, supported by the sufficient medical resources, the National Key Clinical Specialties, the national research platforms in the Hospital.
The Center has identified four main research directions: pathogenesis of oral bacterial diseases and new techniques for its prevention and treatment, mechanism of maxillofacial malformation and new techniques for its prevention and treatment, dental and maxillofacial tissue regeneration and repair techniques, oral mucosal carcinogenesis and oral cancer metastasis. A series of innovative research results have been achieved in the center. The center has committed to establishing a national first-class oral disease clinical medical research center through the development of big data and evidence-based research, intelligent medical system, translation medicine and precision medicine, internet plus preventive, supportive, popularize system.
The center led the establishment of the Asian Dental Center (ADC), the China Dental Research Laboratory Alliance. The center has also established a medical linkage network and provided medical assistance to Ningxia, Qinghai, Gansu, Xinjiang, Tibet, Yunnan, Guizhou, Gan Aliang and other western ethnic areas. The National Dental Disease Clinical Medical Research Center (Sichuan University Huaxi Stomatological Hospital) construction promotion meeting was held in 2017 successfully, and 40 institute members was recruited to promote the overall progress and development of the level of stomatology. Based on the Western Medical Collaboration Network, the center has assisted the promotion of new technologies, new theories, new methods, and new materials in annual academic exchanges and exhibitions in order to lead the coordinated development and improvement of dental institutes in West China.
The center aims at the prevention and control of major diseases, following the application-oriented principle and focusing on the transformation of research achievements. The center has taken its responsibility as the "national team", and has set up a collaborative network with other centers to promote the health, science and technology innovation work together.