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Wu Zhang
Research & Grantsmanship    Funded Research Project (PI)
  • Evaluation of antimicrobial potential of OPTIM 28 in four bacteria and one yeast using the Kirby Bauer Disc Diffusion method. 2017 -2018  

    ( 11/2017 - 7/2018 )
  • Evaluation of Effectiveness of Oxygenal 6 in Preventing and Removing Biofilms of P50 Series Dental Operative Unit Waterline Following Guidelines of ISO 16954:2015. 01/2018

    ( 1/2018 - 4/2018 )
  • Evaluation of Antimicrobial Potential of CelAgace Oral Rinse, CelaCare Perio Rinse and Sterisil Citrisil Shock Tablet in Five Anaerobes and One Facultative Organism Using the Minimal Inhibitory Concentration (MIC) Assays. 2016-2017

    ( 1/2016 - 12/2017 )
  • Examining effects of toothbrushes with tongue cleaners on changes in oral microbiota and removal of desquamated epithelia. 2015

    ( 1/2015 - 12/2015 )
  Non-Funded Research Project
  • Interlaboratory testing to evaluate ISO/CD 16954- Test methods for evaluating biofilm formation by using a surrogate dental unit water system

    ( 3/2013 - 12/2014 )
  • Mouse model of experimental diabetic periodontitis induced by porphyromonas gingivalis infection ( 4/2009 - 9/2009 )
  Grant Proposals--Funded
  • Alveolar Bone Regeneration via Reprogrammed GMSCs (gingival mesenchymal stem cells) as a periodontal Therapy.  2015 - 2017

    ( 2/2016 - 12/2017 )
  • Treating periodontal disease with iPS cell-derived mesenchymal stem cells in a rat model ( 1/2011 - 1/2012 )
  Abstracts Reporting Research -- Peer Reviewed
  • Wang, Q.; Zhang, D.; Aprecio, RM.; Zhang, W.; Li, Y.: Mouse models of experimental diabetic periodontitis induced by Porphyromonas gingivalis. J Dent Res. Vol. 95 (Special Issue B), Abstract # 0562, June 2016.

    ( 6/2016 - 0/2016 )
  • Aprecio, RM.; Zhong, Z.; Zhang, W.; Lee, s.; Piper, A.; Campbell-Beachler, M. and Li, Y.: Effect of Two disclosure Solutions Bacteria of Dental Plaque. J Dent Res. Vol. 97 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 01053, March, 2018.

    ( 3/2018 - Present )
  • Ni, J.; Zhong, Z.; Zhang, W.; Shu, R.; Li, Y.  Sodium Fluoride Causes Oxidative Stress And Apoptosis In Cementoblasts. J Dent Res. Vol. 97 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0904, March, 2018.

    ( 3/2018 - Present )
  • Zhong, Z.; Torres, Gina R.; Savignano, R.; Zhang, W. and Li, Y.   Effect of Dietary Calcium Deficiency on Craniofacial Bone in Mice. J Dent Res. Vol. 97 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0334, March 2018.

    ( 3/2018 - Present )
  • Lombere, Mindy; Wang, Hanmin; Huisken-Hill, Alse; Zhong, Zhe; Zhang, W and Unternaehrer-Hamm, Juli:  Therapeutic applications of GMSCS in periodontitis: Optimizing osteogenic differentiation. California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)-Poster, July, 2017.

    ( 6/2017 - Present )
  • Zhong, Z.; Sheng, MH, Lau, K.; Baylink, DJ.; Zhang, W. and  Li, Y. Responses of Mouse Mandible to Calcium Deficiency at Different Ages. J Dent Res. Vol. 96 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0813, March 2017.

    ( 3/2017 - Present )
  • Shi, Y.; Kwon SR.; Zhang W.; Zhong Z.; Sui S.; Oyoyo U. and Li, Y.: Enamel Microhardness and Lesion Depth Change after Artificial Demineralization. J Dent Res. Vol. 96 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0694, March 2017.

    ( 3/2017 - Present )
  • Mohamed, O; Aprecio, R; Laserna, M; Meng, M; Tao, D; Cheng, L; Leyman, J; Wu, Y; Zhang, W. and Li, Y.: Efficacy of different herbal mouthrinses against selected oral microorganisms. J Dent Res. Vol. 95 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 1201, March 2016.

    ( 3/2016 - Present )
  • Aprecio, RM.; Suprono, M.; Zhang, W.; Laserna, M.; Fernando, E.; Mohamed, O.; Zhong, Z.; J Lee, Y. Wu and Y. Li. Efficacy of Benzalkonium Chloride against Biofilm-Producing Microorganisms in Dental Unit Waterlines. J Dent Res. Vol. 95 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 1022, March 2016.

    ( 3/2016 - Present )
  • Zhang, W.; Mohamed, O.; Sarrami, S.; Danso, R.; Whang, K.; Rawls, H.; Li Y.: Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Oxirane/Acrylate Resins. J Dent Res. Vol. 95 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0599, March 2016.

    ( 3/2016 - Present )
  • Zhong, Z.; Zhang, W.; Zhu, B.; Li Y. Cellular Responses of Fluoride-Resistant Fibroblasts To High Fluoride Concentrations. J Dent Res. Vol. 95 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 0503, March 2016. ( 3/2016 - Present )
  • Zhang, D.; Wang, Q.; Zhang, W.; Aprecio, R.; Wei, X.; Liu; X.and Li, Y.:  25-hydroxyvitamin D3 Mediates RAGE Signaling in Human Oral Keratinocytes. Vol. 94 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 16985, March 2015.

    ( 3/2015 - Present )
  • Aprecio R., Zhang, W.; Oyoyo, U and Li, Y.:  Efficacy of Dental Irrigants and Combinations Against E. faecalis and C. albicans. J Dent Res. Vol. 94 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 1185, March 2015.

    ( 3/2015 - Present )
  • Liu, B.; Wei, L.; Aprecio, R.; Liu, X.; Zhang, W.; Jiang, W.; Zhong, Z.; and Li, Y.:  Clcn2 in L929 cells resistant to high concentrations of fluoride. Vol. 94 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 1003, March 2015.

    ( 3/2015 - Present )
  • Li, Y.; Lee, SS.; Zhang, W. and Zunt, S.: Pulp/Dentin Biocompatibility of EXP Bulk-Fill Composite Resin in Miniature Swine.  J Dent Res. Vol. 94 (Special Issue B), Abstract # 311, June 2014.

    ( 6/2014 - Present )
  • Mohamed, O.; Fernando, F.; Aprecio, RM.; Liu, B.; Zhang, W. and Li, Y.: Cytotoxicity, Antimicrobial Potential and Peroxide Content of Tooth Whitening Mouthrinses.  J Dent Res. Vol. 93 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 631, March 2014.

    ( 3/2014 - Present )
  • Zhou, X.; Liu, X.; Aprecio RM.; Zhang, W. and Li, Y.:  Quantification and correlation analysis of six periodontal pathogens in saliva, J Dent Res. Vol. 93 (Special Issue A), Abstract # 609, March 2014.

    ( 3/2014 - Present )