Research in periodontology and oral immunology

Principal Investigator

Per-Erik Engström, Senior Lecturer

Projects

Periodontal medicine – focus on diabetes mellitus and rheumatoid arthritis

Investigating the effect of periodontal treatment on blood sugar levels in subjects with diabetes, the effect of sugar on lymphocytes and the presence of lymphocytes in gingival tissues in subjects with diabetes.

Periodontal conditions in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis and the presence of inflammatory biomarkers in blood and gingiva.

Members

PhD students:

  • Murad Altamash
  • Jeneen Panezai

Co-supervisors:

  • Professor Karl-Gösta Sundqvist, Clinical Immunology, KI
  • Professor Björn Klinge, Periodontology, KI and Malmo University
  • Professor Mohammad Altamash, AIDM, Karachi, Pakistan

Collaboration:

Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan

Dental treatment need in subjects with diabetes mellitus type 1

Ungraduate students

  • Carl Daneryd
  • Oscar Ädel Lindberg

Long term follow up of periodontal conditions after surgery

Ungraduate students

  • Alice Vassiliou
  • Maria-Teres Yohanoun
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