Easwar Natarajan, B.D.S., D.M.Sc.
UConn Health Center
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Education and Training:
|Undergraduate School||Harvard University||Dental Surgery|
|Dental School||Harvard University||Oral Biology|
|Internship||Bangalore University, VS Dental College & Hospital||Dental
|Residency||Harvard University School of Dental Medicine||Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Oral epithelial dysplasia, oral cancer, mucocutaneous diseases
Oral neoplastic development, risk factors, epidemiology
Basic Science Research:
Mechanisms that regulate growth, differentiation, and malignant transformation of epithelial cells in vivo and in vitro in culture. Characterization of mechanisms that regulate cell invasion, cell migration and basement membrane organization.
Application of infrared micro-spectroscopy and spectral imaging for detection of micrometastasis and screening of epithelial dysplasias.
Languages Other than English:
Peer Reviewed Publications
MAPK/ERK-dependent translation factor hyperactivation and dysregulated laminin γ2 expression in oral dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma.
Degen, Martin; Natarajan, Easwar; Barron, Patricia; Widlund, Hans R; Rheinwald, James G. (2012). The American journal of pathology, 6, (180), 2462-78.
Contemporary concepts in the diagnosis of oral cancer and precancer.
Natarajan, Easwar; Eisenberg, Ellen. (2011). Dental clinics of North America, 1, (55), 63-88.
Breast cancer metastatic to the mandible misdiagnosed as parotitis: report of a case.
Panossian, Marieange; Gady, Jacob; Natarajan, Easwar; Eisenberg, Ellen. (2009). Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 6, (67), 1333-7.
Benign alveolar ridge keratosis (oral lichen simplex chronicus): A distinct clinicopathologic entity.
Natarajan, Easwar; Woo, Sook-Bin. (2008). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 1, (58), 151-7.
Alveolar ridge keratosis.
Woo, Sook-Bin; Natarajan, Easwar. (2007). Journal of the American Dental Association (1939), 10, (138), 1306-7; author reply 1307.
Undifferentiated cardiac sarcoma metastatic to the maxilla: report of a case.
Eisenberg, Ellen; Natarajan, Easwar; Yamase, Harold; Hatzigiannis, George. (2007). Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 1, (65), 148-51.
A keratinocyte hypermotility/growth-arrest response involving laminin 5 and p16INK4A activated in wound healing and senescence.
Natarajan, Easwar; Omobono, John D; Guo, Zongyou; Hopkinson, Susan; Lazar, Alexander J F; Brenn, Thomas; Jones, Jonathan C; Rheinwald, James G. (2006). The American journal of pathology, 6, (168), 1821-37.