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Periodontal infection and inflammation

​​​Description of research

Study objects:
  • periodontal infection and infection-induced inflammation
  • oral biofilm-host interaction
  • impact of periodontal disease on systemic conditions
  • salivary diagnostics in periodontology

Members of the research group

Prof. Eija Könönen
Docent Ulvi Gürsoy
Docent Mervi Gürsoy, DDS, PhD
Post doc Ahmed Musrati, DDS, PhD
Dareen Fteita, DDS
Liisa Lehto, BDS
Joonas Liukkonen, DDS
Fares Zeidán Chuliá, MSc
Ahmed AlGahawi, DDS

Selected publications

Liukkonen A, He Q, Gürsoy UK, Pussinen PJ, Gröndahl-Yli-Hannuksela K,Liukkonen J, Sorsa T, Suominen AL, Huumonen S, Könönen E. Mannose-binding lectin gene polymorphism in relation to periodontal infection. J
Periodontal Res. 2017 Jun;52(3):540-545.

Liukkonen J, Gürsoy UK, Pussinen PJ, Suominen AL, Könönen E. Salivary concentrations of interleukin (IL)-1β, IL-17A, and IL-23 vary in relation to periodontal status. J Periodontol. 2016 Dec;87(12):1484-1491.

Könönen E, Wade WG. Actinomyces and related organisms in human infections. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2015 Apr;28(2):419-42.

Könönen E, Müller HP. Microbiology of aggressive periodontitis. Periodontol 2000. 2014 Jun;65(1):46-78.

Karesvuo P, Gursoy UK, Pussinen PJ, Suominen AL, Huumonen S, Vesti E, Könönen E. Alveolar bone loss associated with age-related macular degeneration in males. J Periodontol. 2013 Jan;84(1):58-67. 
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 Prof. Eija Könönen

 
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