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Boaz Arzi- DVM
Assistant Professor and Assistant Research Scientist
Surgical & Radiological Sciences

2303 VM3A
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 4192
barzi@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Oral and maxillofacial regenerative medicine

Tissue engineering

Maxillofacial reconstruction

Temporomandibular joint

Cone beam CT application for the oral and maxillofacial region

Specialty Focus

Dentistry & Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

Education

2002 DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Szent Istvan, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest, Hungary
1998 Biology, Haifa University, Oranim Campus, Tivon, Israel
2010 DAVDC, DEVDC Residency in Dentistry and Oral Surgery, University of California, Davis,
2012 Post-doc fellowship in Tissue engineering , University of California, Davis, Athanasiou's lab, Biomedical enigneering

Licenses

Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
Diplomate,European Veterinary Dental College.

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, TMJ Disc Regeneration, Athanasiou (Principal Investigator), NIH:NIDCR

Co-Investigator, Engineering Lubrication in Tissue Engineered Cartilage, Kyriacos A. Athanasiou, PhD and A. Hari Reddi, PhD (contact PI) (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAMS

Co-Investigator, Tissue engineered cartilage from autologous, dermis-isolated, adult, stem (DIAS) cells, Kyriacos A. Athanasiou (Principal Investigator), California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)

Principal Investigator, Biomechanical evaluation of two plating configurations for critical size defects and transverse fractures of the mandible in dogs, Boaz Arzi (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Co-Investigator, An animal model of chronic oral inflammation for stem cell-based therapy, Dori Borjesson (Principal Investigator), R21 NIH/NIDCR

Principal Investigator, Allogeneic Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Syncytial Foamy Virus-positive Cats with Chronic, Non-Responsive Gingivostomatitis, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Foundation for Miller Trust Funds

Principal Investigator, Cone Beam CT of the rabbit dentition in health and disease, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Principal Investigator, Characterization of the TMJ of dolphins, (Principal Investigator), Small Grant in Aid of Research Award, University of California, Davis

Principal Investigator, The diagnostic yield of Cone Beam CT and dental radiography in brachycephalic dogs with dental disorders, (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Co-Investigator, A comparative investigation of cone-beam computed tomography and dental radiographs in cats, Frank J.M. Verstraete (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Co-Investigator, A quantitative CT assessment of Bone and Vessels Regeneration following mandibular reconstruction using rhBMP-2 in dogs, Rachel Pollard (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 Farcas N, Arzi B, Verstraete FJM Oral and maxillofacial osteosarcoma in dogs: a review Veterinary and Comparative Oncology,
  • Link Icon 2014 Wolf ZT, Leslie EJ, Arzi B, Jayashankar K, Karmi N, Jia Z, Rowland DJ, Young A, Safra N, Sliskovic S, Murray JC, Wade CM, Bannasch DL A LINE-1 insertion in DLX6 is responsible for cleft palate and mandibular abnormalities in a canine model of Pierre Robin sequence PLOS Genetics,
  • Link Icon 2013 Tannenbaum J, Arzi B, Reiter AM, Peralta S, Snyder CJ, Lommer MJ, Harvey CE, Soukup JW, Verstraete FJ The case against the use of dental implants in dogs and cats. J Am Vet Med Assoc,
  • Link Icon 2013 Murphy MK, Arzi B, Vapniarsky-Arzi N, Athanasiou KA Characterization of Degenerative Changes in the Temporomandibular Joint of the Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) and Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) Journal of Comparative Pathology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Murphy MK, Arzi B, Hu JC, Athanasiou KA Tensile charcterization of porcine temporomandibular joint attachements Journal of Dental Research,
  • Link Icon 2013 Arzi B, Winer Jn, Kass PH, Verstraete FJM Osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis) Journal of Comparative Pathology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Thomasy SM, Cissell DD, Arzi B, Vilches-Moure JG, Lo WY, Wisner ER, Dubielzig RR, Maggs DJ Restrictive orbital myofibroblastic sarcoma in a cat – Cross sectional imaging (MRI & CT) appearance, treatment and outcome Veterinary Ophthalmology,
  • Link Icon 2013 Arzi B, Cissell DD, Verstraete FJM, Kass PH, DuRaine GD, Athanasiou KA Computed tomographic findings in dogs and cats with temporomandibular joint disorders: 58 cases (2006-2011) Journal of The American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Link Icon 2012 Fulton A, Arzi B, Murphy B, Naydan D, Verstraete FJM The expression of calretinin and cytokeratins in canine acanthomatous ameloblastoma and oral squamous cell carcinoma Veterinary and Comparative Oncology. doi: 10.1111/j.1476-5829.2012.00356.x,
  • Link Icon 2012 Fulton A, Fiani N, Arzi B, Lommer M, Kuntzi H, Verstraete FJ Outcome of surgical endodontic treatment in dogs: 15 cases (1995-2011) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2012 Arzi B, Verstraete FJ.: Clinical staging and biopsy of maxillofacial tumors, IN Verstraete FJ and Lommer MJ, (ed), Oral and maxillofacial surgery in dogs and cats. 373-80.

2012 Verstraete FJ, Arzi B, Bezuidenhout AJ: Surgical approaches for mandibular and maxillofacial trauma repair, IN Verstraete FJ and Lommer MJ, (ed), Oral and maxillofacial surgery in dogs and cats. 259-64.