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Ryutaro Kuraji

Ryutaro Kuraji DDS, PhD

Visiting professor, Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA, Assistant professor of Department of Life Science Dentistry and Department of Periodontology at the Nippon Dental University (NDU), Japan

Assistant professor, Department of Life Science Dentistry and Department of Periodontology, The Nippon Dental University School of Life Dentistry at Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan; Visiting professor, Department of Orofacial Sciences, University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, California, USA

Dr. Ryutaro Kuraji is an Assistant professor of Department of Life Science Dentistry and Department of Periodontology at the Nippon Dental University (NDU).

Dr. Kuraji received his DDS from Japan. He completed his residency clinical training of Tokyo Medical and Dental University and then obtained his PhD from NDU. He is also a Visiting Professor of Division of Periodontology at University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Dr. Kuraji has been recognized by the American Academy of Periodontology with the General/Basic Research Award 1st Prize in 2017 and by the Japanese Society of Periodontology with the Research Encouragement Award in 2018.

His research interest focus on the association of periodontal pathogens with systemic diseases, especially hepatic inflammation.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Oral Mucosa Shows High Expression of ACE2 Receptor of 2019-nCoV