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Boaz Arzi- DVM
Associate Professor
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
2015 Biomedical and Engineering Entrepreneurship Academy , University of California, Davis,

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

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

Co-Investigator, Self-assembling process in tissue engineering of articular cartilage Development of a new tissue engineering approach for hyaline articular cartilage, Kyriakos A. Athanasiou (Principal Investigator), NIH/NIAMS

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

Principal Investigator, The immune profile of cats with chronic gingivostomatitis before and after full-mouth extraction., (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

Co-Principal Investigator, Thermal assessment of pulp vitality of discolored canine teeth in dogs, Frank J.M. Verstraete (Principal Investigator), Center for Companion Animal Health, University of California – Davis

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

Principal Investigator, A Multicenter Clinical Trial using Autologous Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Cats with Chronic, Non-Responsive Gingivostomatitis, (Principal Investigator), Winn Feline Foundation for Miller Trust Funds

Co-Principal Investigator, Assessment of temporomandibular join changes following mandibulectomy with or without reconstruction, Frank J.M. Verstraete (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Principal Investigator, Protein Kinase c Inhibitor to Enhance CD11a Expression in Feline MSC, (Principal Investigator), Veterinary Institute for Regenerative Cures, University of California – Davis

Principal Investigator, Biomechanical evaluation of a locking vs. non-locking 2.0-mm miniplate system for caudal mandibular fracture in cats , (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Co-Investigator, Impacts of protocol timing of indirect computed tomography lymphography, Michele Steffey (Principal Investigator), CCAH

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Boaz Arzi: Therapeutic Management of Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis:
A Systematic Review of the Literature 2016 Jenna N. Winer, Boaz Arzi, Frank J. M. Verstraete Therapeutic Management of Feline Chronic Gingivostomatitis: A Systematic Review of the Literature Frontiers in Veterinary Science doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.00054,
  • Boaz Arzi: Reconstruction of Congenital Nose and Cleft Primary Palate and Lip Disorders 2016 Fiani N, Verstraete FJM, Arzi B Reconstruction of Congenital Nose and Cleft Primary Palate and Lip Disorders Veterinary Clinics of North America,
  • Boaz Arzi: Biomechanical evaluation of two plating configurations for critical size defects of the mandible in dogs 2016 Arzi B, Stover SM, Garcia TC MS, Leale D, Verstraete FJM. Biomechanical evaluation of two plating configurations for critical size defects of the mandible in dogs American Journal of Veterinary Research,
  • Boaz Arzi: Therapeutic Efficacy of Fresh, Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Severe Refractory Gingivostomatitis in Cats 2016 Arzi B, Mills-Ko E, Verstraete FJM, Kol A, Walker NJ, Badgley MR, Fazel N, Murphy WJ, Vapniarsky N, Borjesson DL Therapeutic Efficacy of Fresh, Autologous Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Severe Refractory Gingivostomatitis in Cats Stem Cell Translational Medicine, doi.org/10.5966/sctm.2015-0127,
  • Boaz Arzi: Characterization of the Temporomandibular Joint of southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). 2015 Lieske D, Vapniarsky N, Verstraete FJM Leale DM, Young C and Arzi B Characterization of the Temporomandibular Joint of southern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Frontiers in Veterinary Science,
  • Boaz Arzi: Companion animals: Translational scientists new best friends 2015 Kol A, Arzi B, Athanasiou KA, Farmer DL, Nolta JA, Rebhun RB, Chen X, Griffiths LG, Verstaete FJM, Murphy CJ, Borjesson DL. Companion animals: Translational scientists new best friends Science Translational Medicine,
  • Boaz Arzi: Human dermis as an autologous source of stem cells for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine 2015 Vapniarsky N, Arzi B, Nolta JA, Athanasiou KA Human dermis as an autologous source of stem cells for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine Stem Cell Translational Medicine,
  • Boaz Arzi: Cartilage immunoprivilege depends on donor source and lesion location 2015 Arzi B, DuRaine GD, Lee CA, Huey DJ, Borjesson DL, Murphy BG, Hu JC, Baumgarth N, Athanasiou KA Cartilage immunoprivilege depends on donor source and lesion location Acta Biomaterialia,
  • Boaz Arzi: Non-radiation related osteonecrosis of the jaws in dogs: 14 cases (1996 - 2014). 2015 Peralta S, Arzi B, Nemec A, Lommer MJ, Verstraete FJM Non-radiation related osteonecrosis of the jaws in dogs: 14 cases (1996 - 2014). Frontiers in Veterinary Science, doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2015.00007,
  • Boaz Arzi: Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Eastern Harbor Seal (Phoca vituina) 2015 Aalderink MT, Nguyen HP, Kass PH, Arzi B, Verstraete FJM Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Eastern Harbor Seal (Phoca vituina) Journal of Comparative Pathology,

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.