• A
  • A
  • A

Lorne M. Golub, DMD, MSc, MD (Honorary)
SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department of Oral Biology and Pathology

DMD: University of Manitoba (1963)
Fellowship/Advanced Training: Certification in Periodontics, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (1968); MSc, University of Manitoba (1965)
Additional: Honorary MD, University of Helsinki (2000)
Research Interests: Development of new biologically — based oral diagnostic techniques; mechanisms of collagen breakdown during various dental and medical diseases including the role of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) e.g. collagenase; development of tetracycline-based and curcumin-based patents pending MMP inhibitors (e.g. subantimicrobial doxycycline or Periostat and Oracea, and chemically-modified tetracyclines) as new therapeutic agents for these diseases. Research and patents resulted in two FDA-approved systemically administered drugs for dental and medical diseases.
Honors and Awards:NIH Merit Award (10 years funding 1988-98); University of Helsinki Rector's Medal (1991); Annual Birnberg Research Award, Columbia University (1996); Annual Distinguished Scientist Award in Oral Biology, IADR (1998); Faculty of Medicine, University Helsinki "Doctor Honoris Causa" (2000); Annual 'ADA Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research (2001); "Outstanding Inventors Award", Research Foundation of SUNY (2002); selected by the Board of Trustees, SUNY, to be awarded the title Distinguished Professor (2003); ADA Gold Medal for Excellence in Research (2006); Research highlighted in "Technology Transfer Stories- 25 Innovations that changed the world", Association University Technology Managers; DistinguishedFaculty Member, Center for Biotechnology (NYSTAR Center for Advanced Technology (2009); Invited to be guest editor of two special issues, Pharmacological Research, Elsevier Publishers, (2012); Research paper highlighted as Cover Story, JADA March (2011)
Publications and Patents:Over 250 peer-reviewed papers and monographs published in various dental, medical and biological journals, and over 35 patents issued.
Language(s) spoken: English
Consultations & Appointments: 631-632-8912
Email Address: Lorne.Golub@stonybrookmedicine.edu