Faculty

Oral Inflammation and Cancer Cluster Faculty

Faculty members - if you would like to be added to this cluster, to revise your listing or to be removed from the cluster, please contact Jane Franklin at fran0324@umn.edu.

    Oral Inflammation and Cancer Cluster Faculty
  • costa002@umn.edu

    Massimo Costalonga
    Commensal microorganisms interact with the immune system; mouse models

    Deepak Kademani

    kadem001@umn.edu

    Deepak Kademani
    Predictors of recurrence in head and neck cancer;benign and malignant disease of the head and neck; head and neck reconstruction; salivary gland disease; obstructive sleep apnea

    Ioannis Koutlas

    koutl001@umn.edu

    Ioannis Koutlas
    Associate Professor
    Division of Oral Pathology
    Department of Diagnostic and Biological Sciences

    Patricia Lenton

    lento001@umn.edu

    Patricia Lenton
    Developing standardized training and calibration methods for periodontal examiners, sensory judges, and examiners who perform the Research Diagnostic Criteria (RDC) examination for patients with temporo-mandibular joint-disorder (TMJ-D); breath odor assessment and treatments; diabetes and dentistry 

    Bryan Michalowicz

    micha002@umn.edu

    Bryan Michalowicz
    Professor
    Division of Periodontology
    Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences

    myers025@umn.edu

    Sandra Myers
    Identifying and characterizing gender-related biologic factors that may predispose women to develop TMDs or related orofacial pain conditions; identifying how cellular, humoral, genetic and neuroendocrine/hormonal factors are associated with individual responses to alloplastic implant materials; identifying and developing methods to investigate the histopathology of TMJ tissues associated with implant wear debris and foreign body reactions

    Nelson Rhodus

    rhodu001@umn.edu

    Nelson Rhodus
    Oral cancer: early detection and chemoprevention; oral manifestations of systemic disease; chronic degenerative autoimmune diseases; Sjögren's Syndrome

    rossx007@umn.edu

    Karen Ross
    Testing the hypothesis that Calprotectin serves as an innate intraepithelial defense against bacterial invasion in vitro and provide evidence for a fundamental role for this protein in resistance to infections.

    Larry Wolff

    wolff001@umn.edu

    Larry Wolff
    Bacterial etiology of periodontal diseases, new diagnostic techniques to identify bacteria in plaque, the role of cytokines on the periodontal disease process, and the expression of virulence factors by periodontopathic bacteria and the host response to those virulence factors

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