Muna S. Elburki
Research Scientist in Department of Oral Biology and Pathology, Stony Brook University, State University of New York , USA
Muna S. Elburki is a research scientist in the Dept. of Oral Biology and Pathology, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Stony Brook. She received her PhD degree in Oral Biology and Pathology in 2015 from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. She also have a master?s degree in Periodontics from Manchester the University, United Kingdom, and she has held a faculty position at the School of Dentistry (after receiving her BDS degree) in University of Benghazi, Libya. Her research focuses on ?A Novel Chemically Modified Curcumin as a Pleiotropic MMP-Inhibitor and its Therapeutic Potential in Locally- and Systemically-Induced Periodontal (and other) Connective Tissue Breakdown?.
Periodontal disease, biological mechanisms in pathogenesis of periodontal disease,
Mechanisms linking periodontal and systemic diseases notably cardiovascular disease and diabetes,
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs)
Inflammation, Inflammatory mediators
Translational and clinical research.