Salvador Nares

Professor and Director of Periodontics Research


Salvador Nares

Salvador Nares (Photo: Jenny Fontaine/UIC)

Dr. Salvador Nares is the principal investigator of research grants funded by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Foundation.

His primary translational research focus is on the post-transcriptional modulation of mucosal immunity by human and viral microRNA and the role of antigen-presenting cells in the inflammatory response to periodontal pathogens. His clinical research interests include the histological and molecular characterization of early bone healing after dental implant placement and piezotome ultrasonic instrumentation.


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