Luciana Shaddox, DDS

MS, PhD

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20072022

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Research Interests

Shaddox main research interests are aimed at evaluating immunological, microbiological and genetic factors involved with localized aggressive periodontal disease in children and adolescents. Shaddox’s recent NIH R01 grant renewal is aimed at expanding this cohort to tease out possible genetic markers and specific inflammatory mechanisms playing a role in this disease.

She has also led a clinical research project to investigate the relationship between periodontal disease and type II diabetes mellitus and its inflammatory response to bacteria, and how this relationship is associated with diabetics’ clinical response to treatment.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, State Uni.Of Campinas

2005

Master of Science, State Uni.Of Campinas

2003

Doctor of Dental Science, State Uni.Of Campinas

2001

External positions

NIDCR Study Section Member

20212024

AADR Fellow

2021 → …

Task Force for Design and Analysis in Dental and Oral Research Member

2021 → …

AADOCR Member at Large

Keywords

  • RK Dentistry
  • Periodontitis

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