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    Nita Chainani-Wu, DMD, MPH, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor
    SchoolUCSF School of Dentistry
    DepartmentOrofacial Sciences
    Address521 Parnassus Ave, Clinic Sci
    San Francisco CA 94143
    Phone415-476-2045

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      1. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S. Lesion characteristics and responses after CO2 laser vaporization in five patients With gingival leukoplakia. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2013 Oct; 41(10):759-62, 765.
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      2. Ornish D, Lin J, Chan JM, Epel E, Kemp C, Weidner G, Marlin R, Frenda SJ, Magbanua MJ, Daubenmier J, Estay I, Hills NK, Chainani-Wu N, Carroll PR, Blackburn EH. Effect of comprehensive lifestyle changes on telomerase activity and telomere length in men with biopsy-proven low-risk prostate cancer: 5-year follow-up of a descriptive pilot study. Lancet Oncol. 2013 Oct; 14(11):1112-20.
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      3. Chainani-Wu N, Purnell DM, Silverman S. A case report of conservative management of extensive proliferative verrucous leukoplakia using a carbon dioxide laser. Photomed Laser Surg. 2013 Apr; 31(4):183-7.
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      4. Fortuna G, Chainani-Wu N, Lozada-Nur F, Aria M, Cepeda-Valdes R, Pollio A, Marinkovich MP, Martinez-Salazar AE, Mignogna MD, Bruckner AL, Salas-Alanís JC. Epidermolysis Bullosa Oropharyngeal Severity (EBOS) score: a multicenter development and reliability assessment. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2013 Jan; 68(1):83-92.
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      5. Chainani-Wu N, Collins K, Silverman S. Use of curcuminoids in a cohort of patients with oral lichen planus, an autoimmune disease. Phytomedicine. 2012 Mar 15; 19(5):418-23.
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      6. Bhat C, Cox DP, Silverman S, Chainani-Wu N. A 57-year-old man with inflamed, enlarged gingivae and associated bone loss. J Am Dent Assoc. 2012 Jan; 143(1):43-6.
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      7. Chainani-Wu N, Madden E, Lozada-Nur F, Silverman S. High-dose curcuminoids are efficacious in the reduction in symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2012 May; 66(5):752-60.
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      8. Chainani-Wu N, Madden E, Silverman S. A case-control study of burning mouth syndrome and sleep dysfunction. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Aug; 112(2):203-8.
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      9. Chainani-Wu N, Weidner G, Purnell DM, Frenda S, Merritt-Worden T, Pischke C, Campo R, Kemp C, Kersh ES, Ornish D. Changes in emerging cardiac biomarkers after an intensive lifestyle intervention. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Aug 15; 108(4):498-507.
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      10. Chainani-Wu N, Epstein J, Touger-Decker R. Diet and prevention of oral cancer: strategies for clinical practice. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Feb; 142(2):166-9.
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      11. Chainani-Wu N, Weidner G, Purnell DM, Frenda S, Merritt-Worden T, Kemp C, Kersh E, Ornish D. Relation of B-type natriuretic peptide levels to body mass index after comprehensive lifestyle changes. Am J Cardiol. 2010 Jun 1; 105(11):1570-6.
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      12. Chainani-Wu N, Wu TC. Immunosuppressants. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2008 Oct; 36(10):775-9.
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      13. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S, Reingold A, Bostrom A, Lozada-Nur F, Weintraub J. Validation of instruments to measure the symptoms and signs of oral lichen planus. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2008 Jan; 105(1):51-8.
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      14. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S, Reingold A, Bostrom A, Mc Culloch C, Lozada-Nur F, Weintraub J. A randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind clinical trial of curcuminoids in oral lichen planus. Phytomedicine. 2007 Aug; 14(7-8):437-46.
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      15. Chainani-Wu N, Gorsky M, Mayer P, Bostrom A, Epstein JB, Silverman S. Assessment of the use of sialogogues in the clinical management of patients with xerostomia. Spec Care Dentist. 2006 Jul-Aug; 26(4):164-70.
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      16. Chainani-Wu N, Lozada-Nur F, Terrault N. Hepatitis C virus and lichen planus: a review. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004 Aug; 98(2):171-83.
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      17. Chainani-Wu N. Safety and anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin: a component of tumeric (Curcuma longa). J Altern Complement Med. 2003 Feb; 9(1):161-8.
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      18. Chainani-Wu N. Diet and oral, pharyngeal, and esophageal cancer. Nutr Cancer. 2002; 44(2):104-26.
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      19. Chainani-Wu N, Silverman S, Lozada-Nur F, Mayer P, Watson JJ. Oral lichen planus: patient profile, disease progression and treatment responses. J Am Dent Assoc. 2001 Jul; 132(7):901-9.
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      20. Chainani-Wu N, Lagenaur LA, Peñaranda ME, Palefsky JM. Integrin expression in oral hairy leukoplakia and normal tongue epithelium. Oral Dis. 2000 Jul; 6(4):234-40.
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