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Dean Swift

Dean Swift is a development biochemist and educator with special interests in microbiology, biofilms, bioma- terials and toxicology. He has strategically developed or clinically nurtured over 130 medical-dental-personal care products to market for more than a dozen companies. At Micrylium, his projects include development of antimicrobials, periodontal diagnostics, acne creams and diabetic toothpastes. Outside of Micrylium, he is a member of In- novators Alliance, American Society for Microbiology, Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials, APIC and the Organization for Sterilization and Asepsis Proce- dures (OSAP).

 


Sunday 09:30 a.m. Room: 10

MICROBIOMES, RESISTANCE & BIOFILMS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

An in-depth look at what professionals are exposed to on a regular basis and how it may be affecting the functions of their bodies. Principles of infection control will be presented in an integrative fashion. Discus- sions will touch on the gut microbiome, antibiotic resistance, asthma and allergic reactions as a result of chronic exposures in clinical practice