J.M. Ten Cate, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
The Eighty-fifth President of IADR, 2008-09

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Born November 16, 1949

Inaugural address delivered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 2, 2008
"Why Another Meeting"
(J Dent Res 87(7):779, 2008)

B.Sc., Chemistry and Physics, State University of Groningen, 1971
M.Sc., Physical Chemistry, Crystallography and Polymer Chemistry, State University of Groningen, 1974
Ph.D., Thesis: Remineralization of enamel lesions, a study of the physicochemical Mechanism, State University of Groningen, 1979

Professor of Experimental Preventive Dentistry, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 1985-Present
Head, Department Cariology and Endodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, ACTA, 1986-1993
Vice Dean, ACTA, 1993-2000
Director of Research, ACTA, 2000-2006
Professor, Experimental Preventive Dentistry Cariology, Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Academy Professor, Royal Academy for Arts and Sciences, the Netherlands, 2007-Present