Erivan Ramos

Assistant Professor

Erivan Ramos

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences


Dr. Ramos is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oral Biology & Diagnostic Sciences. He completed his dental degree in Brazil in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in 2014.

  • (706) 721-2585
  • CB 2404E


  • Ph.D., Biophysics Fed Univ of Rio de Janeiro, 2014

  • MS, Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology Universidad De Sao Paulo, 2009

  • DDS, Dentistry Universidade Estadual de Ponta, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5302

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • BMBS 5504

    Bioclinical Seminar IV
  • BMFN 5102

    Biomedical Foundations II
  • BMCR 5301

    Cardiovascular & Renal Systems
  • BMGH 5301

    Gastrointestinal & Hepatobilia
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • BMNN 5101

    Nervous SyS & Neuroscience I
  • BMRS 5301

    Respiratory System
  • SPDS 5001

    Special Dental Studies
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III
  • BMBS 5201

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • BMBS 5403

    Bioclinical Seminar III
  • BMCC 5201

    Craniofacial Complex
  • BMEN 5201

    Endocrine System
  • OBMP 9010

    Grad Oral Bio Seminar
  • BMHS 5401

    Hematopoietic System
  • OBMP 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology 2
  • OBMP 9002

    Topics in Oral Biology II
  • OBPR 8002

    Topics in Oral Biology II

Teaching Interests

Oral Biology, Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, tooth development


Selected Recent Publications

  • CD73‐dependent adenosine dampens interleukin‐1β–induced CXCL8 production in gingival fibroblasts: Association with heme oxygenase‐1 and adenosine monophosphate‒activated protein kinase, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Investigation of foreign materials in gingival lesions: a clinicopathologic, energy-dispersive microanalysis of the lesions and in vitro confirmation of pro-inflammatory effects of the foreign materials., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The use of apocynin inhibits osteoclastogenesis., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Role of Chemokine Receptor CCR4 and Regulatory T Cells in Wound Healing of Diabetic Mice., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • P2X7 receptor-mediated leukocyte recruitment and Porphyromonas gingivalis clearance requires IL-1β production and autocrine IL-1 receptor activation., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Exploring the interface between chronic inflammation and bone metabolism.