Stephen Challacombe, PhD, FRC(Path), FDSRCS (Eng), FDSRCS(Ed), DSc(h.c.), FMedSci, FKC

Stephen Challacombe

Stephen Challacombe is the Martin Rushton Professor of Oral Medicine at King’s College London and is now part time. He was Consultant in Diagnostic Microbiology & Immunology to Guys & St Thomas Hospitals (1984-2011) He served as Vice Dean of the Dental Institute at Guys Hospital (2007-2011) and Dean for International Affairs KCL Health Schools (2007-2011) and was Senior Research Fellow, Department of Immunology, Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, USA. (1978-79).
He has been author or co-author of over 240 peer reviewed research papers and 160 other publications on: Mucosal immunity; Immunological, dermatological and microbiological aspects of oral diseases; Oral medicine; Candida infections; Immunological aspects of Dental Caries, Oral manifestations of HIV infection, Oral Tolerance. Editor or co-editor of 9 books on Food Allergy, Food Allergy & Intolerance, Practical and Theoretical aspects of ELISA, Oral Aids Research; Immunology of Oral Diseases Chairman OHARA External Experts Advisory panel (2007- 2014) Member NIDCR Research grants panel (2006-2010). He has received a number of awards for his research and has served as President of the IADR and the European Association for Oral Medicine.