oral cancer • tissue engineering
My research focuses on improving survival and quality of life of patients with oral cancer. One of my major projects is the development of a novel technique to generate custom, patient specifc and vascularized tissues to replace major defects in the mouth, jaws and face.
Book Chapter: Clinical Correlates: Osteoradionecrosis of the Jaw (ORN). Makhoul, NM, Ward, BB.
Mineralized Tissues in Oral and Craniofacial Science, 2012 Laurie K. McCauley and Martha J. Somerman.
Oral Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Makhoul NM, Ward BB. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update, 2015.
Development of a Microcapillary System for Tissue Engineering, Makhoul, NM; Zussman E; Zhang W; Srouji S; Feinberg S Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Volume 66, Issue 8, Pages 45-46.
Preoperative evaluation of lower extremities prior to Fibular Flap Transfer. Makhoul NM, Ward, BB, Helman, JI, Edwards, SP. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 69, Issue 9, Supplement, Pages e106-e107.