Dr Mohammed Abdul Hadis BSc (Hons), PhD

Dr Mohammed Abdul Hadis

School of Dentistry
Lecturer in Dental Materials Science

Mohammed Hadis is a Lecturer in Dental Materials Science and Biomedical Materials Science and has extensive experience biomaterials teaching and research. He is currently the deputy programme lead for the Dental Materials Science (MSc) programme and the admissions tutor for undergraduate Biomedical Materials Science. His subject specialities include, material science, biomaterials, polymers, metals and metal alloys and ceramic and cement systems. 

ORCID ID: 0000-0002-0227-3681

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Lecturer in Dental Materials Science

  • PhD in Biomaterials, 2011 (University of Birmingham)
  • BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and Pharmacology, 2007 (University of Birmingham)


Other activities

Editorial Boards

  • European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry
  • Journal of Frontiers for Dental Medicine


  • Patent filed, Hadis MA, Davies D and Palin WM, ‘Novel light based therapeutic device for the treatment of traumatic brain injury’, UK Patent Application No 2006201.4; Phototherapy Device; The University of Birmingham.
  • Patent filed, Hafner S, Hafner M, Palin WM and Hadis MA, “Dental Varnish”, US Patent App 16/290,221
  • Patent application, Hadis MA, Milward MR, Cooper PR and Palin WM, “A handheld light-emitting device for reducing bacterial load, accelerated tissue repair and setting of dental resin composite restorative materials; ”, Jan 2017


  • Paffenbarger Award, Academy of Dental Materials, 2009. “Photoinitiator type and applicability of exposure reciprocity law in filled and unfilled photoactive resins”. J Leprince, M Hadis, AC Shortall, JL Ferracane, J Devaux, G Leloup, WM Palin
  • Heraeus Kulzer Award for innovation in materials testing, International Association for Dental Research, Barcelona, 2010. “Competitive light absorbers in curing photoactive resins”. M Hadis, AC Shortall, WM Palin


Recent publications


Zancan, RF, Hadis, M, Burgess, D, Zhang, J, Di Maio, A, Tomson, P, Duarte, MAH & Camilleri, J 2021, 'A matched irrigation and obturation strategy for root canal therapy', Scientific Reports, vol. 11, no. 1, 4666 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-83849-y

Altaie, A, Hadis, M, Wilson, V, German, M, Nattress, B, Wood, D & Palin, W 2021, 'An evaluation of the efficacy of LED light curing units in primary and secondary dental settings in the UK', Operative Dentistry. https://doi.org/10.2341/20-092-LIT

Shortall, AC, Hadis, MA & Palin, WM 2021, 'On the inaccuracies of dental radiometers', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, no. 1, e0245830. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0245830

Serrage, H, Cooper, P, Palin, W, Horstman, P, Hadis, M & Milward, M 2021, 'Photobiomodulation of oral fibroblasts stimulated with periodontal pathogens', Lasers in Medical Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10103-021-03331-z

Abdelsalam Mohamad, S, Milward, MR, Kuehne, SA, Hadis, MA, Palin, WM & Cooper, PR 2021, 'Potential for direct application of blue light for photo-disinfection of dentine', Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology B: Biology, vol. 215, 112123, pp. 112123. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jphotobiol.2021.112123

Hadis, M & Camilleri, J 2020, 'Characterization of heat resistant hydraulic sealer for warm vertical obturation', Dental Materials. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2020.05.008

Hadis, M & Palin, W 2020, 'Chemistry of novel and contemporary resin-based dental adhesives', Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, vol. 110, 103875. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103875

Hadis, M, Wang, J, Zhang, J, Di Maio, A & Camilleri, J 2020, 'Interaction of hydraulic calcium silicate and glass ionomer cements with dentine', Materialia, vol. 9, 100515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtla.2019.100515

Atmeh, AR, Hadis, M & Camilleri, J 2020, 'Real‐time chemical analysis of root filling materials with heating: guidelines for safe temperature levels', International Endodontic Journal, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 698-708. https://doi.org/10.1111/iej.13269

Serrage, H, Joanisse, S, Cooper, PR, Palin, W, Hadis, M, Darch, O, Philp, A & Milward, MR 2019, 'Differential responses of myoblasts and myotubes to photobiomodulation are associated with mitochondrial number', Journal of Biophotonics, vol. 12, no. 6, e201800411. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201800411

Lima, AF, Salvador, MVO, Dressano, D, Saraceni, CHC, Gonçalves, LS, Hadis, M & Palin, WM 2019, 'Increased rates of photopolymerisation by ternary type II photoinitiator systems in dental resins', Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, vol. 98, pp. 71-78. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.06.005

Serrage, H, Heiskanen, V, Palin, WM, Cooper, PR, Milward, MR, Hadis, M & Hamblin, MR 2019, 'Under the spotlight: mechanisms of photobiomodulation concentrating on blue and green light', Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 1877-1909. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9pp00089e

Halstead, F, Hadis, M, Marley, N, Brock, K, Milward, M, Cooper, P, Oppenheim, B & Palin, W 2019, 'Violet-blue light arrays at 405 nanometers exert enhanced antimicrobial activity for photodisinfection of monomicrobial nosocomial biofilms', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, vol. 85, no. 21, e01346-19, pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01346-19

Hardy, CMF, Bebelman, S, Leloup, G, Hadis, MA, Palin, WM & Leprince, JG 2018, 'Investigating the limits of resin-based luting composite photopolymerization through various thicknesses of indirect restorative materials', Dental Materials, vol. 34, no. 9, pp. 1278-1288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2018.05.009

Review article

Mohamad, SA, Milward, MR, Hadis, MA, Kuehne, SA & Cooper, PR 2021, 'Photobiomodulation of mineralisation in mesenchymal stem cells', Photochemical & photobiological sciences : Official journal of the European Photochemistry Association and the European Society for Photobiology, vol. 20, no. 5, pp. 699-714. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43630-021-00047-5

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