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Ana Paula Vieira Colombo Named Associate Editor for the Journal of Dental Research

Alexandria, Va., USA — The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and American Association for Dental Research (AADR) are pleased to announce that Ana Paula Vieira Colombo, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, has been selected as an Associate Editor of the IADR/AADR publication Journal of Dental Research (JDR) starting September 1, 2020.

Colombo is a Senior Professor and Researcher in Oral Microbiology and Periodontology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Institute of Microbiology and School of Dentistry, Brazil. Her major research areas include clinical and basic science studies on etiopathogenesis and treatment of periodontal and endodontic infections, oral-gut microbiomes, dental biofilm as a reservoir for multi-drug resistant pathogens and efficacy of antimicrobials on oral bacteria and biofilm. Colombo has published over 80 papers and book chapters related to these research areas. Colombo has been a member of the JDR Editorial Board since 2013.

“Ana Paula Vieira Colombo has been a dedicated member of the JDR's Editorial Board for the past seven years, demonstrating her enthusiasm and commitment to the Journal,” said JDR Editor-in-Chief Nicholas Jakubovics. “We look forward to her continued contribution in this new role as an Associate Editor for the JDR.”

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About the Journal of Dental Research
The IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research (JDR) is a multidisciplinary journal dedicated to the dissemination of new knowledge in all sciences relevant to dentistry and the oral cavity and associated structures in health and disease. The JDR ranks #3 in Impact Factor of 91 journals, #2 without self-citations, as well as #2 of 91 in Article Influence with a score of 1.627. The JDR’s 5-year Impact Factor remained above 5 for the fifth year at 5.844 — ranking #2 of 91 journals. With over 20,000 citations, the JDR also boasts the most citations in the “Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Medicine” category, over 3,500 citations above the 2nd ranked journal in the field.

International Association for Dental Research

The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is a nonprofit organization with over 10,000 individual members worldwide, with a Mission to drive dental, oral and craniofacial research to advance health and well-being worldwide. To learn more, visit The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) is the largest Division of IADR with 3,100 members in the United States. To learn more, visit


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