Mark I. Ryder

University of California, San Francisco, USA


I am a Professor and Chair of Periodontology and Director of the Postgraduate program in Periodontology at the University of California, San Francisco where I have been a faculty member for the past 31 years. I received my dental and specialty training from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. My current research interests include clinical trials on new approaches on the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal diseases, the effects of tobacco products on the host response and on bone physiology, genome-wide association studies on periodontal diseases, the influence of periodontal diseases on cognitive function, and effect of Vitamin D on the periodontium.

Biography Updated on 9 September 2013

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