Dr Jonathan Pratten

Gum Health and Dry Mouth
St Georges Avenue
Weybridge KT13 0DE
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Jonathan is a Principal Scientist at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. He works in the Gum Health and Dry Mouth new product research group overseeing global brands including Corsodyl, parodontax and Biotène. Jonathan has worked at GSK since 2011; prior to this he was a Senior Lecturer at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, a post which he still holds in an honorary capacity.

His research has focused on the modelling of oral biofilms to understand adhesion, susceptibility, structure, signalling, transfer of genetic elements and virulence in order to prevent and control diseases caused by biofilm infections. His research in this area has resulted in the publication of over 80 papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as numerous reviews and book chapters.

OMIG Committee


Dr Graham Stafford


Dr Marcello Riggio

Committee Members

Prof Wim Crielaard
Dr Jonathan Pratten
Dr Sarah Kuehne
Dr Joey Shepherd