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Dr. Nawarat Wara-aswapati Charoen

Portrait of Dr. Wara-aswapatiDr. Nawarat Wara-aswapati Charoen received her DMSC in Oral Biology and certificate in Periodontology from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, USA. Her research combines the basic and clinical sciences and has focused on molecular mechanisms of gene regulation, bone biology, immunology, infection, and periodontology. An American Board-certified periodontist, she practices periodontology at the School's Dental Hospital.

Dr. Charoen has received numerous honors during her academic career, including the Joseph L. Henry Award from Harvard School of Dental Medicine, The 2000 George W. Teuscher Golden Pen Award from the American Society of Dentistry for Children, "Paper of the week" from the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and the JSPS Invitation Fellowship Award for Research in Japan. In 2009, she was named Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University, Thailand.

Lecture Course:
Pathogenesis of periodontal diseases as bacterial infection: Oral - systemic implications
Symposium Presentation:
Modulation of Wnt5a in periodontal diseases