Babak Baban

Associate Dean

Babak Baban

Associate Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery: Plastic Surgery

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Pathology

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Neurology

The Graduate School

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Bio

Dr. Babak Baban is a Professor, immunologist, at Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University of Georgia, USA. He earned his Ph.D. degree from University of London in UK.

  • (706) 721-2032
  • (706) 721-8732
  • CL 2140

Education

  • MPH, Public Health, General Augusta University, 2015

  • MBA, Business Administration and Management, General Augusta State University, 2008

  • Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology University of London, 1998

  • MS, MicroBio Sci and Immunology Tehran Univ of Medical Science, 1992

  • BS, Bio, General Urmia University, 1989

Awards & Honors

  • Phi Kappa Phi 2018

  • Study section Co-Chair American Heart Association, 2015

  • Associate Editor European Predictive, Preventive and Personalized Medicine Association (EPMA), 2015

  • AADR Georgia Chapter President 2013

  • Chair person and Judge 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BIOM 8240

    Intro to Imm/Inf Disease
  • MOLM 9210

    Invest of a Problem
  • OBMP 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology 2
  • OBMP 9002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMHD 5101

    Host Def, Path & Mgt Infect

Teaching Interests

Immunology, Microbiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Cannabidiol Ameliorates Cognitive Function via Regulation of IL-33 and TREM2 Upregulation in a Murine Model of Alzheimer's Disease, 2021
  • Delayed Administration of Angiotensin Receptor (AT2R) Agonist C21 Improves Survival and Preserves Sensorimotor Outcomes in Female Diabetic Rats Post-Stroke through Modulation of Microglial Activation, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • High Levels of Interferon-Alpha Expressing Macrophages in Human Breast Milk During SARS-CoV-2 Infection: A Case Report., 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Local delivery of simvastatin maintains tooth anchorage during mechanical tooth moving via anti-inflammation property and AMPK/MAPK/NF-kB inhibition. , 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Type 1 interferon mediates chronic stress-induced neuroinflammation and behavioral deficits via complement component 3-dependent pathway. , 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Immunoregulatory mechanisms, inflammatory responses, Medicinal Cannabis, Immunity of diseases, Tumor Immunology, immunity and alternative medicine

Department Service

  • Search Committee for OBDS faculty position 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee for Anatomy Position 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • DCG Tenure and Promotion Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Students Academic Records Committee 2013 - Present

  • Advisory Research Committee 2012 - Present

  • Admission Committee 2014 - 2017

University Service

  • AU Faculty Workload Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Task Force Member
  • AU Grievance and Dispute Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dispute and Grievance Committee 2014 - 2017

  • Institutional Biosafety Committee 2014 - 2017

Professional Service

  • J of Alzheimer's Disease 2021 - Present

    Role: Editor, Associate Editor
  • American Dental Association/ADAT and INBDE Test Constructor 2020 - Present

  • American Dental Association/CODA Site Visitor 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • European Journal of Pharmacology 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article
  • Journal of Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy 2019 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article