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Diana V. Messadi, D.D.S., M.M.Sc., D.M.Sc.
Diana V. Messadi, D.D.S., M.M.Sc., D.M.Sc.

Specialty:

Oral Medicine

General Information:

Gender:
Female
Language(s):
English, French and Arabic

Affiliation(s):

Professor and Chair, School of Dentistry, Division of Oral Medicine
Member, JCCC Community

Education:

Residency:
Oral Pathology and Medicine, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 1982 - 1985
Internship:
General Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University 1979 - 1980
Medical Degree:
D.D.S., Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University, 1974 - 1979

Contact Information:

Phone:
(310) 206-7399 Office
(310) 825-8083 Clinic and referrals
Email:

Scientific Interest(s):

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.