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Richard Darveau, MS, PhD

Richard Darveau

Professor, Periodontics
Professor, Oral Health Sciences

Office: D-570, Lab: D-652

Bacteria/host interactions, LPS biochemistry, Host inflammatory response.
  1. Coats SR, Berezow AB, To TT, Jain S, Bainbridge BW, Banani KP, Darveau RP. 2011 The lipid A phosphate position determines differential host toll-like receptor 4 responses to phylogenetically related symbiotic and pathogenic bacteria. Infect Immun. Jan;79(1):203-10.
  2. Curtis MA, Percival RS, Devine D, Darveau RP, Coats SR, Rangarajan M, Tarelli E, Marsh PD. 2011  Temperature-Dependent Modulation of Porphyromonas gingivalis Lipid A Structure and Interaction with the Innate Host Defenses. Infect Immun. Mar;79(3):1187-93.
  3. Herath TD, Wang Y, Seneviratne CJ, Lu Q, Darveau RP, Wang CY, Jin L. 2011 Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharide lipid A heterogeneity differentially modulates the expression of IL-6 and IL-8 in human gingival fibroblasts.  J Clin Periodontol. Aug;38(8):694-701.
  4. Hajishengallis, G. , Liang,S, Payne,M.A., Hashim, A., Jotwani,R., Eskan,M.A., McIntosh, M.L., Alsam,A., Kirkwood,K.L. Lambris,J.D., Darveau,R.P., and Curtis, M.A.  2011  A Low-Abundance Biofilm Species Orchestrates Inflammatory Periodontal Disease through the Commensal Microbiota and the Complement Pathway Cell Host Microbe. Oct 25.
  5. Darveau, R.P. 2009 The Oral Microbial Consortium’s Interaction  with the Periodontal Innate Defense System. DNA Cell Biol. 2009 Aug;28(8):389-95.
  6. Darveau, R.P. 2010 Periodontitis: a polymicrobial bacterially induced disruption of host homeostasis. Nat Rev Microbiol. Jun 1;8(7):481-490
  7. Jain S, Darveau RP. 2010 Contribution of Porphyromonas gingivalis lipopolysaccharide to periodontitis. Periodontol 2000. 2010 Oct;54(1):53-70.
  8. Berezow AB, Darveau RP. 2011 Microbial shift and periodontitis. Periodontol 2000. Feb;55(1):36-47
  9. CurtisM.A.1, Zenobia, C2, and Richard P. Darveau2. 2011 The relationship of the oral microbiotia to periodontal health and disease. Cell Host Microbe. Oct 4;10(4):302-6.