Understanding the potential role of infection of oral origin on the etiology and mechanisms of obstetric complications that lead to prematurity and growth restrictions.

 

Trainee:

Roger Arce

Arce

Research Mentor:

Dr. Steven Offenbacher, DDS, PhD, MMSc

Offenbacher

Clinical Co-Mentor;

Dr. Kim Boggess, MD

Boggess
Project Description:

Project Focus: To determine whether C rectus infection activates the TLR pathway and results in proinflammatory cytokine production during experimental human choriodecidual inflammation.

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