Dr. Diana Messadi's clinical research focuses on new imaging diagnostic tools for detection of oral precancerous and cancerous lesions. In addition, she conducts research on oral cancer chemoprevention.
Selected Cancer-Related Publications:
Le A, Messadi D, Epstein J, Wilder-Smith P. Toward multimodality oral cancer diagnosis in the XXI century: Blending cutting edge imaging and genomic/proteomic definition of suspicious lesions. Bioinformation. 2011 Jan 6;5(7):304-6.
Liu Y, Messadi DV, Wu H, Hu S. Oral lichen planus is a unique disease model for studying chronic inflammation and oral cancer. Med Hypotheses. 2010 Dec;75(6):492-4. Epub 2010 Jul 31.
Messadi DV, Wilder-Smith P, Wolinsky L. Improving oral cancer survival: the role of dental providers. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2009 Nov;37(11):789-98.
Wilder-Smith P, Lee K, Guo S, Zhang J, Osann K, Chen Z, Messadi D. In vivo diagnosis of oral dysplasia and malignancy using optical coherence tomography: preliminary studies in 50 patients. Lasers Surg Med. 2009 Jul;41(5):353-7.
Duong HS, Le AD, Zhang Q, Messadi DV. A novel 3-dimensional culture system as an in vitro model for studying oral cancer cell invasion. Int J Exp Pathol. 2005 Dec;86(6):365-74.