Periodontology and oral immunology

Principal Investigator

  • Per-Erik Engström, Associate Professor


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


  • 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


Altamash Institute of Dental Medicine, Karachi, Pakistan