פרופ' ליאור שפירא

פרופ' ליאור שפירא
 
טלפון משרד: 02-6777826
תחום מחקר: אימונולוגיה
 
 Synopsis
 Prof. Lior Shapira is the Chairman of the Department of Periodontology and Vice Dean for Education in the Hebrew University- Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem. He is a full-professor of Periodontology since 2004. Prof. Shapira has a long tracking record in dental research, throughout his career. His research is focused on the mechanisms of inflammation during periodontal and peri-implant infections. He published over 100 scientific papers, as well as many reviews. The research efforts were invested in understanding the phenomenon and mechanisms that occur in inflammatory cells in response to periodontal pathogens (particularly Porphyromonas gingivalis) and their products, in the cellular and molecular levels. The investigations carried out in tissue culture models as well as animal models. Currently Prof. Lior Shapira is serving at the editorial boards of Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Journal of Periodontology, and the Journal of Osseointegration. From 2014, he is serving as the “Betty and D. Walter

מלגות ופרסים

  • Distinguish Scientist Award in Periodontal Research – IADR

    2009

  • Sunstar Award (Best article on perio-systemic connection)

    2003

  • Finalist in the “Jaccard-EFP Research Price Competition”

    2000

  • Rizzo Award - IADR periodontal research group

    1999

  • Hadassah-Teva award

    1996