Periodontology and oral immunology

Principal Investigator

  • Per-Erik Engström, Associate Professor

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

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

Collaborations

Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan

Odontology