Research Funding

  • September 15, 2000 - June 30, 2007 - ORAL MELANOMA: ALPHA V BETA 3 EXPRESSION AND METASTASIS, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: R01DE012856
  • April 1, 1997 - May 31, 2007 - Regulatory function of fyn in oral SCC invasion, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: R01DE011930
  • April 1, 1997 - March 31, 2002 - REGULATED EXPRESSION OF TENASCIN AND AVB6 IN ORAL CANCER, Principal Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: R29DE011930
  • January 1, 1900 - July 31, 2001 - MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF INVASION IN ORAL CANCER, Co-Investigator. Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR, Sponsor Award ID: P50DE011912


California State University, Los Angeles, B.S., 1984, Biology
University of California, San Francisco, D.D.S., 1988, Dentistry
University of California, San Francisco, Ph.D., 1994, Oral Biology

Honors & Awards

  • 1988-93
    Individual Dentist Scientist Award, NIH-NIDR 1K15DE00242
  • 1995-96
    Junior Faculty Development Award (Academic Senate)
  • 2001
    Dean's Creativity Award (School of Dentistry)

Selected Publications

  1. Villa A, Sankar V, Shazib MA, Ramos D, Veluppillai P, Wu A, Shiboski C Patient and providers' satisfaction with tele(oral)medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.  View on PubMed
  2. Calvo JM, Stewart R, Ramos D Focal Epithelial Hyperplasia in a Child with Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy type IV: A Rare Co-Occurrence.  View on PubMed
  3. Lee C, Ramos DM avß6-Fyn Kinase Promotes Epithelial Phenotype in SYF Cells.  View on PubMed
  4. Lee C, Siu A, Ramos DM Multicellular Spheroids as a Model for Hypoxia-induced EMT.  View on PubMed
  5. Lee C, Ramos DM Regulation of Multicellular Spheroids by MAPK and FYN Kinase.  View on PubMed
  6. Siu A, Landon K, Ramos DM Differential diagnosis and management of oral ulcers.  View on PubMed
  7. Chou A, Schulman JM, Gross AJ, Jordan RC, Ramos DM Gingival pustules and sterile diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis as a feature of synovitis, acne, pustulosis, hyperostosis, osteitis (SAPHO) syndrome.  View on PubMed
  8. Lee C, Lee C, Atakilit A, Siu A, Ramos DM Differential spheroid formation by oral cancer cells.  View on PubMed
  9. Lim WH, Liu B, Cheng D, Hunter DJ, Zhong Z, Ramos DM, Williams BO, Sharpe PT, Bardet C, Mah SJ, Helms JA Wnt signaling regulates pulp volume and dentin thickness.  View on PubMed
  10. Lee C, Lee C, Lee S, Siu A, Ramos DM The cytoplasmic extension of the integrin ß6 subunit regulates epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition.  View on PubMed
  11. Siu A, Chang J, Lee C, Lee S, Lee C, Ramos DM Expression of EMMPRIN modulates mediators of tumor invasion in oral squamous cell carcinoma.  View on PubMed
  12. Lee C, Siu A, Chang J, Dang D, Ramos DM Alphavbeta3 suppresses the RhoA-LIMK1 pathway in K1735 melanoma.  View on PubMed
  13. Siu A, Lee C, Pham E, Ramos DM Revisiting epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition through adenoid cystic carcinoma.  View on PubMed
  14. Siu A, Lee C, Dang D, Lee C, Ramos DM Stem cell markers as predictors of oral cancer invasion.  View on PubMed
  15. Ramos DM, Dang D EMMPRIN expression in oral SCC is regulated by FYN kinase.  View on PubMed
  16. Lewin B, Siu A, Baker C, Dang D, Schnitt R, Eisapooran P, Ramos DM Expression of Fyn kinase modulates EMT in oral cancer cells.  View on PubMed
  17. Dang D, Sadler S, Ramos DM Modulation of EGFR by oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines.  View on PubMed
  18. Dang D, Ramos DM Identification of {alpha}v{beta}6-positive stem cells in oral squamous cell carcinoma.  View on PubMed
  19. Ramos DM, Dang D, Sadler S The role of the integrin alpha v beta6 in regulating the epithelial to mesenchymal transition in oral cancer.  View on PubMed
  20. Dang D, Atakilit A, Ramos DM EMMPRIN modulates migration and deposition of TN-C in oral squamous carcinoma.  View on PubMed

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