Praveen Gajendrareddy, BDS, PhD

Associate Professor
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Postgraduate Program Director

(312) 413-8405
UICollaboratory Profile

Research Interests

  • The Role of Stress Induced Hypoxia in Periodontitis
  • Wound Healing in Periodontitits
  • Implant Bone Biology
  • Stress induced modulation of wound healing, Immunity, and wound oxygenation
  • Effects of systemic and local hyperbaric oxygenation on stress induced dysregulation of healing
  • Stress induced modulation of matrix metalloproteinase expression and collagen remodeling during cutaneous wound healing


Romesh P. Nalliah, Veeratrishul Allareddy, Min Kyeong Kim, Shankar R. Venugopalan, Praveenkumar Gajendrareddy, Veerasathpurush Allareddy. Economics Of Facial Fracture Reductions. April 2012. Dental Traumatology. Epub Ahead of Print

Veerasathpurush Allareddy, Khadijah Turkistani, Vikrum Nanda, Veeratrishul Allareddy, Praveenkumar Gajendrareddy, Shankar R Venugopalan. "Factors Associated With Hospitalization Charges For Cleft Palate Repairs And Revisions". Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2011. Oct 17 (Epub ahead of Print)

Min Kyeong Lee, Romesh P Nalliah, Satheesh Elangovan, Veeratrishul Allareddy, Praveenkumar Gajendrareddy and Veerasathpurush Allareddy. "Prevalence And Impact Of Complications On Outcomes In Patients Hospitalized For Oral And Oropharyngeal Cancer Treatment". Accepted for publication - June 2011. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Endodontology.

Romesh P Nalliah, Veeratrishul Allareddy, Satheesh Elangovan, Nadeem Karimbux, Min Kyeong, Praveenkumar Gajendrareddy and Veerasathpurush Allareddy (2011). "Hospital Emergency Department Visits Attributed To Pulpal Lesions In The United States In Year 2006." Journal of Endodontics. Jan; 37 (1):6-9.

Gajendrareddy PK, Ilangovan G, Kuppusamy P, Sen CK, Horan MP, Marucha PT. Psychological Stress Delays Wound Healing Through Impaired Oxygenation. In Preparation

Gajendrareddy PK, Horan MP, Marucha PT. Matrix Metalloproteinases and Tissue Inhibitors of Matrix Metalloproteinases in Stress-impaired Healing. In Preparation

Eijkelkamp N, Engeland CG, Gajendrareddy PK, Marucha PT. 2007. Restraint stress impairs early wound healing in mice via alpha-adrenergic but not beta-adrenergic receptors. Brain Behav Immun 21(4):409-12.

Gajendrareddy PK, Sen CK, Horan MP, Marucha PT. 2005. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy ameliorates stress-impaired dermal wound healing. Brain Behav Immun 2005 May;19(3):217-22.

Horan MP, Quan N, Subramanian SV, Strauch AR, Gajendrareddy PK, Marucha PT. 2005. Brain Behav Immun 2005 May;19(3):207-16.

Dr. Gajandrareddy

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