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Isamar Rivera-Ramos, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Dentistry

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Dentistry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Dentist-Pediatric Dentistry

Education

2004
BS | University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras
Biology

2009
DMD | University of Puerto Rico, School of Dental Medicine
Dentistry

2010
MS | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Microbiology and Immunology

2015
PhD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Microbiology and Immunology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014
Internship in Advanced Education in General Dentistry at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2014 - 06/30/2016
Residency in at University of Rochester Medical Center

Awards


2010 Michael J. Buonacore Award
Sponsor: American Association for Dental Research-Rochester Chapter
Location: Rochester, NY

Publications

Journal Articles

4/2017
Galvão LC, Rosalen PL, Rivera-Ramos I, Franco GC, Kajfasz JK, Abranches J, Bueno-Silva B, Koo H, Lemos JA. "Inactivation of the spxA1 or spxA2 gene of Streptococcus mutans decreases virulence in the rat caries model." Molecular oral microbiology.. 2017 Apr 0; 32(2):142-153. Epub 2016 May 16.

7/2015
Kajfasz JK, Rivera-Ramos I, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Abranches J, Lemos JA. "Transcription of Oxidative Stress Genes Is Directly Activated by SpxA1 and, to a Lesser Extent, by SpxA2 in Streptococcus mutans." Journal of bacteriology.. 2015 Jul 0; 197(13):2160-70. Epub 2015 Apr 20.

6/2014
Baker JL, Derr AM, Karuppaiah K, MacGilvray ME, Kajfasz JK, Faustoferri RC, Rivera-Ramos I, Bitoun JP, Lemos JA, Wen ZT, Quivey RG. "Streptococcus mutans NADH oxidase lies at the intersection of overlapping regulons controlled by oxygen and NAD+ levels." Journal of bacteriology.. 2014 Jun 0; 196(12):2166-77. Epub 2014 Mar 28.

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