Craniofacial Science

Craniofacial Science covers the following areas of study:

  • Research in Population Health explores the complex interactions (social, cultural, environmental) that affect the oral health of individuals, communities and populations.
  • Oral health related clinical research includes both interventional and observational studies focusing on the following: disease prevention, diagnosis, risk, treatment, prognosis and health care.
  • Basic science research in the areas of biomaterials, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology and molecular biology is available.
 

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Faculty Members in Craniofacial Science

Name Research Interests
Aleksejuniene, Jolanta Theory-based behavioural management, Evidence-based Practice, Caries risk assessment, ePortfolio learning, Oral Epidemiology
Almeida, Fernanda Dentistry and oral health; Sleep and Sleep Disorders; craniofacial characteristics in sleep apnea; diagnosis; edentulism; oral appliances for snoring and sleep apnea; sleep apnea
Bromme, Dieter Lysosomal proteases, centre for blood research
Brondani, Mario Dentistry and oral health; Community Health / Public Health; Dental Health; social determinants of health; Health Policies; Quality of Life and Aging; Adult Education and Continuing Education; Epidemiology; Access to care; Dental Education; Dental Geriatrics; Dental Public Health; Epidemiological data; Health Policy; Qualitative research
Bryant, S Prosthodontics, Geriatrics, Patient-based assessments, Oral implants, Jawbone densitometry
Carvalho, Rick Other health sciences, n.e.c.; Biomaterials; materials interfaces; bonding to hard tissues; materials development
Coil, Jeffrey Martin Pulp Biology, Endodontic Materials
Donnelly, Leeann Oral Malodor, Special Care Populations, Community Oral Health Education and Program Development
Ford, Nancy Medical physics; Medical biotechnology diagnostics (including biosensors); Dental materials and equipment; micro-computed tomography; physiological gating; contrast agents; models of respiratory disease; image-based measurements; dental imaging; x-ray imaging
Haapasalo, Markus Novel strategies to eradicate oral biofilms
Hakkinen, Lari Dentistry and oral health; Cell signaling; Cell therapy; Cell to cell communication; Connective Tissue; Extracellular matrix; Fibroblasts, MSC; Oral mucosa and skin; Tissue regeneration; Wound Healing
Kim, Hugh platelet biochemistry
Larjava, Hannu Wound healing
Laronde, Denise Cancer; oral cancer screening; malignant transformation; early detection; oral premalignant lesions
MacDonald, David Systematic review, Diagnostic radiology, particularly of the Hong Kong Chinese
Macdougall, Mary molecular mechanisms associated with epithelial mesenchymal interactions, identification of critical signaling pathways, matrix formation and biomineralization
Mathu-Muju, Kavita Public Health Dentistry, Clinical Pediatric Dentistry
Matthew, Ian Dental Education, biomaterials; implantology
Mostafa, Nesrine Digital dentistry; tissue engineering options for bone regeneration
Nguyen, Caroline Cancer patient treatment and rehabilitation outcomes; oral side effects of treatments and medications in cancer patients and the elderly
Overall, Christopher Mark Blood research, antiviral immunity
Pigozzo Manso, Adriana Dentistry and oral health; Color shade in resin composite; Dental adhesive interfaces; Resin dentin bond stability
Pliska, Benjamin Dentistry and oral health; Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Oro-Dental Disorders; Facial growth and development; sleep medicine
Poh, Catherine Optical Techniques and oral precancer management
Putnins, Edward Dentistry and oral health; Oro-Dental Disorders; Chronic mucosal inflammation; Monoamine oxidase Inhibitor development as anti-inflammatories
Richman, Joy Marion Dentistry and oral health; Cell signaling; chicken embryo limb development; Congenital Anomalies; craniofacial development; Developmental biology; Embryonic Development; Evo-Devo; Growth Factors; orofacial clefting; reptilian tooth development
Rosin, Jessica
Ruse, N Dorin dental materials, adhesion, biocompatibility, amalgam, mercury, dental composites, Engineering, biomaterials, fracture mechanics, fatigue
Shen, Ya nickel-titanium instrument fracture mechanics, biofilms, dental materials and three-dimensional imaging in endodontics
Shuler, Charles Oral cancer and gene therapy
Tong, Nicholas Geriatric Dentistry, Hospital Dentistry
von Bergmann, Hsingchi Social sciences; assessment; PBL; Teacher Beliefs & Identity; Online Teaching and Learning; Professionalism
Vora, Siddharth Dentistry and oral health; Cleft lip and/or palate; Craniofacial Biology; Developmental biology; Oro-Dental Disorders; Orthodontics; Tooth development
Wyatt, Christopher Dental disease prevention, oral health promotion
Yen, Edwin H Cellular and tissue response to orthodontic force systems
Zhang, Lewei Genetics
Zou, Bingshuang Stomatology; TMJ related diseases; Orthodontics; craniofacial development; Cephalometry; Craniomandibular disorders; Facial anomalies; Craniofacial surgery; Digital radiography; Maxillofacial abnormalities; Craniofacial abnormalities; Orthognathic surgery
 
 

Student & Alumni Stories in Craniofacial Science

Iris Lin

Student
Doctor of Philosophy in Craniofacial Science (PhD)
 
 

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