- DDS, PhD
- Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor
- Oral MicrobiologyPrevention
Topical medications and biofilm development in the oral cavity
I am interested in using chemical methods to develop and maintain therapeutic agents in the oral cavity long enough to be effective, which is one of the principle challenges in oral medicine.
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Hevener, K.E.; Ren, J. Pesavento. R.P.; Ratia, K.; Lee, H. Johnson, M.E. “Hit-to-lead: Hit validation, assessment and improvement of drug like properties” Methods in Enzymology, 2018. 610, 265-309.