Departments of Program of Dentistry

Department Professor Research Keyword
Calcified Tissue Biology Yuji
Yoshiko
Osteoblast-lineage cells, Epigenetics, Coupling factors, Skeletal and extraskeletal mineralization, Imaging mass spectrometry

Maxillofacial Anatomy and Neuroscience

Ryuji
Terayama
Chronic pain, Neuropathic pain, Glial cells, Transcription factors, Trigeminal nerve
Physiology and Oral Physiology Makoto
Sugita
taste, eating behavior, essential fatty acid, salivary secretion, cystic fibrosis
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Chisa
Shukunami
Tendon, Ligament, Cartilage, Bone, Teeth, Dental pulp stem cells, Periodontal ligament, Synovial joint, Differentiation, Regeneration, Clock genes, Tenomodulin, Chondromodulin-1, Scleraxis, Sox9, DEC1, DEC2

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathobiology

Mutsumi
Miyauchi
Oral cancer, Molecular pathology, Periodontal disease, Tissue regeneration, Salivary gland tumor, Odontogenic tumor and histopathological diagnosis
Bacteriology Hitoshi
Komatsuzawa
Microbiome analysis, antibacterial agents, oral bacteria, drug resistance, infectious diseases
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Yukio
Ago
Psychiatric Disorders, Developmental Disorders, Brain Function, Gene-Environment Interactions, Animal Models, Pharmacotherapy

Biomaterials

Koichi
Kato
Biomaterials, Tissue engineering, Regenerative medicine, Protein engineering, Stem cell, Cell-based microarray

Mucosal Immunology

Ichiro
Takahashi
Mucosal immunity, Physiological inflammation, Intracellular symbiotic cohabitation, Rhizosphere environmental bacteria
Genomic Oncology and Oral Medicine Makiko
Fujii
Head and neck cancer, Malignant mesothelioma, Osteo sarcoma, TGF-β signal transduction, CTGF, Molecular target therapy, Heavy-ion radiation therapy, Translational research

Periodontal Medicine

  Tissue regeneration, Neurotrophin, Mesenchymal stem cell,Periodontal disease, Aggressive periodontitis, Susceptibility, Periodontal disease, Autoantibody, Prevention, Intercellular adhesion molecule, Diabetes, Rheumatism, Hepatitis, Halitosis

Molecular Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery

  Oral cancer diagnosis & therapy, Pulp cell-derived iPS cell biology, Regenerative & reconstructive oral maxillofacial surgery, Developmental disorders, Cell therapy for oral cancer

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

  Gnathodiaphyseal dysplasia, Cemento-osseous dysplasia, Responsible gene, Oral cancer, Invasion and metastasis, Epithelial to mesenchymal transition, Oral mucosal diseases, Novel biomaterials, Regenerative medicine for jaw bone.

Advanced Prosthodontics

Kazuhiro
Tsuga
Prosthodontics, Oral Implant, Oral Function, Biomaterial, Rehabilitation, Aging

Orthodontics and Craniofacial Developmental Biology

Kotaro
Tanimoto
Orthodontic force, Craniofacial growth, Temporomandibular disorders (TMD), Amelogenesis imperfecta, Genetic diagnosis, Regeneration medicine

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Naoya
Kakimoto
Oral and maxillofacial Radiology, Videofluoroscopic study, Videoendoscopic study, dysphagia, Screening, Osteoporosis, MRONJ(BRONJ), Radiation therapy and Interstitial brachytherapy for oral cancer
Biological Endodontics Hideki
Shiba
Biological endodontics, Biological regeneration, Dentin/pulp complex, Dentin sialophosphoprotein, Pulp cells, Mesenchymal stem cells, Antimicrobial peptide

Pediatric Dentistry

Katsuyuki
Kozai
Dental caries in child, Early childhood caries, Mutans streptococci, Intrafamilial transmission, Dental traumatology, Periodontal disease in children, Child health

Dental Anesthesiology

Masahiro
Irifune
Mechanisms of general anesthetic action, Analgesia, Unconsciousness, Immobility, GABA, Glycine, Glutamate, Dopamine, Pain suppression system


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