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DDS/PhD Students

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Min-Gyu Kwak, BS Genetics and Cell Biology
Current DDS/PhD Student
Research Interest: Function of Neuronal Niche in Regulation of Salivary Gland Stem Cells
 


Sihana Rugova, MS Biomedical Sciences
Current DDS/PhD Student
Research Interest: MD Surgical Implant Drill Bit for IBP



Elizabeth Scisci Diamond, DDS, PhD 2015
Polymorphonuclear Leukocyte and Dendritic Cell Interactions in the Presence of Infection by Periodontal Pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis


DDS/MS Program


 

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Junaid Rajani, B.S. Biochemistry
Current MS/DDS student
Research Interest: Periodontal
Regeneration Therapy
 


Sihana Rugova, MS Biomedical Sciences, 2015
Standardizing Implant Bed Preparation Preparation Testing 



MS Biomedical Sciences with a Track in Oral Biology


 

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Deana Dickershaid, RDH
Current MS Student
Research Interest: Occurence of pectinolytic
enzymes secreted in the oral cavity by
members of the oral flora.  

Huda Anwar, BDS
Current MS Student
Evaluation of osteogenetic potential
of bone grafting materials

Heta Bhatt
Current MS student
 



 

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Anna Lubitz, MBA, MPH
Current MS Student 
Research Interest: Oral host defense mechanisms in periodontal disease and periodontal tissue regeneration



Aekta Patel, MS in Biomedical Sciences 2017
with a Track in Oral Biology and Pathology
Influence of Drill Diameter on Temperature and Time during Slow Drilling Protocol - In Vitro Study


 

  


Combined Advanced Certificate (AC) in Endodontics, Orthodontics, or Periodontics/MS in Biomedical Sciences (Oral Biology and Pathology Track)

 


 

 

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Rita Flynn, DMD
Current MS student
Research Interest: Orthodontic Biomaterials
Gautam Matta, DDS
3D Stereophotogrammetric Imagery &
Changes in Soft Tissue After
Maxillary Expansion
Sonam Sheth, DMD
Cone Beam CT Usage in
Orthodont Practice
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Tina An, DDS, MS 2017
Juvenile Radiation Dose Comparison and Analysis of
Traditional Radiographs and Cone Beam Computed
Tomography Volumetric Images in the Assessment of
Root Resorption Associated with Maxillary Impacted Canines
Kerisa Harriott, DMD, MS 2017
The Periodontal Health Status
of Invisalign Patients:
A Clinical Study
Joseph Barrese, Jr. DDS, MS 2017
A Comparison of Traditional Model Surgery and Virtual Surgical Planning for Accuracy in Le Fort I Osteotomies

PhD Students in Oral Biology and Pathology

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Koosha
Fadia Bazina, BDS, MS
Current PhD student
Research Interest: Early Childhood Caries Risk Factors
Jie Deng, BDS, MS
Current PhD student
Research Interest: Anti-Inflammatory Glycosaminoglycan Ethers for Treatment of Periodontitis
Farzad Koosha, DDS
Current PhD Student
Research Interest: Biomedical Engineering
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Michael Lin, MA, DDS
Current PhD student
Research Interest: Therapeutic Effects Matrix
Metalloproteinase Inhibitor
Veena Raja, BDS, MS
Current PhD Student
Research Interest: P.gingivalis mediated IL-6
Trans-signaling in Periodontitis
Fayrouz Bazina, BDS, MS
Current PhD Student
Research Interest: Cadherin switch during Odontogenesis