Julia (Yi) Yang, DSc
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

DSc, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine - BU
DDS, University of the Witwatersrand
CAGS, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine - BU

Julia Yang, DSc is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontology at the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine. She attended the dental school on a full merit scholarship for her DSc and graduated with a 4.0. During her time as a student, she won multiple awards for her academic performance including the Dr. Morris Ruben Scholarship and an opportunity to participate in a student exchange program at Harvard University. She wrote her thesis on ST18 Regulates TNF-alpha Induced Apoptosis and Inflammatory Gene Expression. Today, she works as a part time Periodontist at the MIT Medical Center, Stoughton Family Dental, Thomas Family Dental, and Adams Family Dental in addition to her academic work. Dr. Yang has extensive experience in South Africa, where she completed her bachelor degree and worked as a General Dentist.

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  1. Siqueira MF, Li J, Chehab L, Desta T, Chino T, Krothpali N, Behl Y, Alikhani M, Yang J, Braasch C, Graves DT. Impaired wound healing in mouse models of diabetes is mediated by TNF-alpha dysregulation and associated with enhanced activation of forkhead box O1 (FOXO1). Diabetologia. 2010 Feb; 53(2):378-88. PMID: 19902175; PMCID: PMC3130195; DOI: 10.1007/s00125-009-1529-y;
  2. Yang J, Siqueira MF, Behl Y, Alikhani M, Graves DT. The transcription factor ST18 regulates proapoptotic and proinflammatory gene expression in fibroblasts. FASEB J. 2008 Nov; 22(11):3956-67. PMID: 18676404; PMCID: PMC2574028; DOI: 10.1096/fj.08-111013;
  3. Leone CW, Bokhadhoor H, Kuo D, Desta T, Yang J, Siqueira MF, Amar S, Graves DT. Immunization enhances inflammation and tissue destruction in response to Porphyromonas gingivalis. Infect Immun. 2006 Apr; 74(4):2286-92.View Related Profiles. PMID: 16552059; PMCID: PMC1418897; DOI: 10.1128/IAI.74.4.2286-2292.2006;

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