Here's just a small sampling of the projects members of ACOM are currently involved with;


Control of Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Professor Andrew Smith leads a team from NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde maintaining operational effectiveness of endoscopy service by controlling and managing the quality of endoscopy final rinse water. 



the Oral Microbiome of Behçet's Disease patients

Dr Noha Seoudi using MALDI-TOF analysis has envisaged that the discrepancy in the oral microbiome of Behçet's Disease patients can be targeted in the future by probiotics to restore the balance of the oral microbial community, leading to better oral health.



streptococcus anginosus group (SAG) and host tissue matrix components in The establishment of infection

Dr Melanie Wilson in collaboration with colleagues at Cardiff Dental school has demonstrated that   both commensal and pathogenic SAG isolates are capable of impairing the ability of periodontal ligament cells and endothelial cells to make functional vascularised tissue.