Sarandeep S. Huja, DDS, PhD
Dean of the College
of Dental Medicine
Dr. Özlem Yilmaz's laboratory studies opportunistic pathogen and host interaction in oral cavity.
Craniofacial development and birth defects, osteoblast biology, bone tissue engineering, surgical animal models.
RNA interference (RNAi) and miRNA biology and their role in oral cancer pathogenesis, Development of peptide-based delivery strategies for therapeutic small non-coding RNAs in the treatment of oral cancer, Development of novel biodegradable X-ray contrast nanoparticles for detection of primary and metastatic oral cancer tumors.