Alfredo Aguirre

Alfredo Aguirre

Alfredo Aguirre

Professor

Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Oral Pathology

Contact Information
Squire Hall
Room 355

Phone: (716) 829-3553
aguirr@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • DDS, Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo (2000)
  • MS, Oral Sciences/Sialochemistry, SUNY at Buffalo (1983)
  • Cert, Oral Pathology, SUNY at Buffalo (1983)
  • Cert, Oral Pathology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1980)
  • Dipl, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1977)
  • DDS, Dentistry, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1976)

Employment:

  • Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNYat Buffalo (2002-present)
  • Director,OMA Oral Pathology Laboratory, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (2001-present)
  • Director, Advanced Education Program in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1994-present)
  • Oral Pathology Consultant, Periodontal Disease Research Center, Department of Oral Biology, SUNY at Buffalo (1987-present)
  • Director, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP) (2015–2020)
  • Associate Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1995–2002)
  • Oral Pathology Consultant, Oral Medicine Associates, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1988–2001)
  • Director, Oral Medicine and Salivary Gland Dysfunction Clinics, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1995–2000)
  • Oral Pathology Consultant, Quest Laboratories (1997–1999)
  • Oral Pathology Consultant, CPF MetPath Laboratories (1993–1997)
  • Visiting Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine (1990–1996)
  • Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnostic Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1994–1995)
  • Director, Salivary Gland Dysfunction Clinic, Oral Biology, SUNY at Buffalo (1987–1995)
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Stomatology and Interdisciplinary Sciences, SUNY at Buffalo (1991–1994)
  • Research Assistant Professor, Oral Biology, SUNY at Buffalo (1985–1991)
  • Associate Director of Research, Dental Research Unit, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine, Mexico (1984–1985)
  • Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine, Mexico (1983–1985)
  • Associate Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine, Mexico (1980–1981)
  • Assistant Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine, Mexico (1976–1979)
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Awards and Honors:

  • SUNY Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence (2010)
  • Alan Gross Award for Educator of the Year (2003)
  • Elected to the Lambda Lambda Chapter of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Honorary Dental Society (1998)
  • Educator of the Year (1997)
  • Richard A. Powell Award for Teaching Excellence (1997)
  • Visiting Professor, National Autonomous University of Mexico, School of Dental Medicine (1990)
  • Minority Investigator Award (1989)
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (1988)
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (1986)
  • National Autonomous University of Mexico International Scholarship (1981)

Research Expertise:

  • Human salivary gland dysfunction: -Compositional analysis of saliva (sialochemistry) -Rheological and tribological properties of human and artificial salivas -Evaluation of salivary secretions from salivary gland dysfunction
  • Human salivary glands: -Immunocytochemistry and in situ hybridization of normal and neoplastic salivary glands
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
  • Oral mucosa: -Vesiculovbullous diseases -Ulcerative diseases

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • January 2008–May 2008
    The Evaluation of Salivary Flow Rates Elicited by Two Commercially Available Chewing Gums: A Comparative Study
    Cadbury-Schweppes
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $41,782
  • October 2007–January 2008
    Evaluation of Salivary Flow Rates Elicited by Five Commercially Available Chewing Gums
    Cadbury-Schweppes
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $32,000
  • January 2007–January 2007
    The Evaluation of Salivary Flow Rates Elicited by Five Different Commercially Available Chewing Gums
    Role: Principal Investigator
  • September 1999–May 2006
    International Training of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Residents
    Government of Saudi Arabia
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $140,000
  • July 1999–June 2003
    Salivary Histatin: Promising Antifungal Therapeutic Agent
    NIDCR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $487,380
  • May 1999–April 2001
    The Evaluation of a 0.07% triclosan based mouth rinse in treatment of common oral ulcers
    BML Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $56,000
  • September 1994–September 1999
    Short-Term Training of Minority and Women Students in Health Professional Schools
    National Institutes of Health
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $86,310
  • September 1996–January 1997
    Comparison of the rate of hydrogen peroxide degradation in the oral cavity of normal adult and xerostomic subjects
    Nonprescription Drug Manufacturing Association
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $66,000
  • August 1995–March 1996
    Determination of the irritation potential of an antiseptic mouthrinse in Xerostomic Patients
    Warner-Lambert Co.
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $23,400
  • June 1995–December 1995
    Development of a Computerized Program in Oral Pathology
    United University Professions
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $750
  • January 1993–December 1994
    Center for training of International Dental Educators/Scientists
    NYS Education Department
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $10,000
  • May 1988–April 1993
    Functions of Salivary Mucins and Phosphoproteins
    NIDR
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $809,480
  • January 1991–December 1992
    Immunocytochemistry of human salivary gland tumors
    USPHS BRSG
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $3,000
  • January 1989–December 1992
    Immunocytochemistry and Sialochemistry of Human Salivary Glands-Minority Investigator Award
    USPHS
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $133,950
  • January 1989–December 1990
    Immunocytochemistry and in situ Hybridization of Major Human Salivary Gland
    USPHS BRSG
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $7,250
  • September 1985–September 1990
    Clinical Studies of Periodontal Diseases in Older Adults
    USPHS
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $204,390
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Journal Articles:

  • Alshagroud R, Alharbi H, Caplash J, Merzianu M, Aguirre A. Lip mass. J Am Dent Assoc. 2018.
  • Alhousami T, Sabharwal A, Gupta S, Aguirre A, Park E, Kramer JM. Fibromyxoma of the Jaw: Case Report and Review of the Literature. Head Neck Pathol. 2018; 12(1).
  • Zaki H, Sabharwal A, Kramer J, Aguirre A. Laugier-Hunziker Syndrome Presenting with Metachronous Melanoacanthomas. Head Neck Pathol. 2018.
  • Alshagroud R, Kamoh A, Popat SR, Brandwein-Weber M, Aguirre A. Metastasizing Pleomorphic Adenoma Case Report and Review of the Literature. Head Neck Pathol. 2017; 11(4).
  • Elmuradi S, Mair YH, DeSantis J, Neiders M, Aguirre A. Multicentric squamous odontogenic tumor. Head and Neck Pathology. 2017; 11.
  • Mair YH, Jhamb T, Visser MB, Aguirre A, Kramer JM. Sera and salivary matrix metalloproteinases are elevated in patients with vesiculoerosive disease: a pilot study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2016; 121(5).
  • Sabharwal A, Ganapathi K, Hatton MN, Aguirre A. Swollen and ulcerated maxillary gingivae. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2016; 121(1).
  • Mair YH, Aguirre A. Upper lip swelling. J Dent Assoc. 2016; 147(11).
  • Shaikhi, K, Neiders M, Chen, F, Aguirre A. Morphological variants of ameloblastoma and their mimickers. north american jl of medicine and science. 2012; v5(n1).
  • Tapia JL, Neiders ME, Aguirre A, McCall WD, Cohen RE. Inflammatory response to dental polishing and prophylaxis materials in rats. J Int Acad Periodontol. 2011; 13(3).
  • Tapia JL, Goodloe III S, Margarone JE, Markiewicz MR, Aguirre A. Solitary Fibrous Tumor with Entrapment of Minor Salivary Gland Tissue: An Unusual presentation That Requires Exclusion of Pleomorphic Adenoma. Head Neck Pathol. 2011; 5(3).
  • Tapia JL, Goodloe S, Margarone JE, Markiewicz MR, Aguirre A, Tapia J. Solitary Fibrous Tumor with Entrapment of Minor Salivary Gland Tissue: An Unusual Presentation That Requires Exclusion of Pleomorphic Adenoma. Head Neck Pathol. 2011; 5(3).
  • Tapia JL, Quezada D, Gaitan L, Hernandez JC, Paez C, Aguirre A. Gingival melanoacanthoma: case report and discussion of its clinical relevance. Quintessence Int. 2011; 42(3).
  • Tapia JL, Neiders M, Aguirre A, McCall WD, Cohen RE. Inflammatory Responses to Dental Polishing and Prophylaxis Materials in Rats. J Intl Acad Periodontol. 2011; 13(3).
  • Chu CW, Aguirre A, Hatton MN. AAOMP Case Challenge: Yellow papule on the ventral tongue. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2010; 11(2).
  • Aguirre A, Hatton MN, DeNardin E, Sialadenitis E. Sialadenitis. British Medical Journal. 2009.
  • Tapia JL, Neiders ME, Aguirre A. Polypoid lingual lesion. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007; 103.
  • Markiewicz MR, Margarone J, Aguirre A, Tapia J. Sialolithiasis in a residual Wharton‘s duct after excision of a submandibular salivary gland. J Laryngol Otol. 2007; 121(2).
  • Suresh L, Matsumura E, Martinez LE, Ruckert E, Aguirre A. Intraosseous angiomyoma of the mandible. Gen Dent. 2007; 55.
  • Suresh L, Aguirre A. Subacute necrotizing sialadenitis: a clinicopathological study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2006; 104.
  • Markiewicz MR, Margarone J, Aguirre A, Suresh L. Cavernous hemangioma of the palate. A review of etiology, pathogenesis andtreatment options. N Y State Dent J. 2006; 72(6).
  • Tapia JL, Aguirre A, Garvey M, Zeid M. Mandibular unilocular radiolucency with ill-defined borders. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2004; 97(3).
  • Frerichs V, Herrman JK, Aguirre A, Colon L. Trace level determination of substance P using capillary electrophoresis and laser-induced flourescence. Microchem J. 2004; 78.
  • Martinez LE, Suresh L, Mastrtoianni AJ, Aguirre A. Leucoplasia verrucosa proliferativa (Spanish). Med Oral. 2004; VI.
  • Intini G, Aguirre A, Bobek LA. Efficacy of human salivary mucin MUC7-derived peptide and histatin 5 in a murine model of candidiasis. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2003; 22(6).
  • Solomon LW, Aguirre A, Neiders M, Costales-Spindler A, Jividen GJ, Zwick M, Kumar V. Chronic ulcerative stomatitis: clinical, histopathologic, and immunopathologic findings. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003; 96(6).
  • Suresh L, Aguirre A, Kumar V, Solomon L, Sielski EA, Neiders M. Recurrent recalcitrant gingival hyperplasia and plasminogen deficiency: a case report. J Periodontal. 2003; 74(10).
  • Benjamin S, Aguirre A, Drinnan A. Digital photography enables better soft tissue screening, diagnosis, and caseacceptance. Dent Today. 2002; 21(11).
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Ciancio S, Coniglio J. Serendipitous diagnosis of protein S deficiency. J Periodontol. 2002; 73(10).
  • Musa NJ, Kumar V, Humphreys L, Aguirre A, Neiders M. Oral pemphigoid masquerading as necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis in a child. J Periodontol. 2002; 73(6).
  • Kintarak S, Natiella J, Aguirre A, Sundquist J. Giant Cell Angiofibroma of the Buccal Mucosa.. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1999; 88(6).
  • Casey DM, Aguirre A. Dental Blood Supply in the Segmentally Resected Mandible.. J Endod. 1999; 25(9).
  • Carter L, Aguirre A, Boyd B, DeLacure M. Primary leiomyosarcoma of the mandible in a seven year old girl: Report of a case and review of the literature. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1999; 87.
  • Andreana S, Aguirre A. Diagnosis and Therapeutic Alternatives in Patients with Xerostomia. Dental Cadmos. 1999; 11.
  • Khan SH, Aguirre A, Bobek LA. In-situ Hybridization Localized MUC7 Mucin Gene Expression to the Mucous Acinar Cells of Human and MUC7-transgenic Mouse Salivary Glands.. Glycoconj J. 1998; 15(12).
  • Carter LC, Calamel AD, Haller AD, Aguirre A. Seasonal Variation in Maxillary Antral Pseudocysts in a General Clinic Population. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 1998; 27.
  • Carter L, Haller AD, Nadarajah V, Calamel AD, Aguirre A,. Use of Panoramic Radiography Among an Ambulatory Dental Population to Detect Patients at Risk of Stroke.. J Am Dent Assoc. 1997; 128(7).
  • Aguirre A. Recognizing and Managing the Oral Clues that Point to Sjogren‘s Syndrome. Medscape Women‘s Health. 1997; 2(9).
  • Aguirre A, Rinaggio J, Diaz-Ordaz E. Lingual Metastasis of Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1996; 54.
  • Nadarajah V, Neiders M, Aguirre A, Cohen RE. Localized Cellular Inflammatory Responses to Subcutaneously Implanted Dental Mercury. J Toxicol Environ Health. 1996; 49(2).
  • Nadarajah V, Cohen RE, Neiders M, Aguirre A, Davis EL, et al. Cellular Inflammatory Responses to Implanted Dental Materials. J Prosthet Dent. 1996; 75(5).
  • Aguirre A, Romero E. Oral Cysticercosis. Oral Medicine Oral Surgery Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology Endo. 1995; 79.
  • Schifferle RE, Chen PB, Davern LB, Aguirre A, Genco RJ, Levine MJ,. Modification of experimental Porphyromonas gingivalis murine infection by immunization with a polysaccharide-protein conjugate.. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 1993; 8(5).
  • González M, Cabrera R, Grossi S, Franco F, Aguirre A,. Prevalence of Dental Caries and Gingivitis in a Population of Mexican Schoolchildren.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 1993; 21(1).
  • Hansasuta C, Neiders M, Aguirre A, Cohen RE. Cellular inflammatory responses to direct restorative composite resins J Prosthet Dent. 1993; 69(6).
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weintraub LA, Banderas JA, Haraszthy GG, Reddy MS, Levine MJ. Sialochemistry: A diagnostic tool?. Crit Rev Oral Biol Med. 1993; 4(3-4).
  • Banderas JA, Gaitan LA, Portilla J, Aguirre A,. Effects of Chronic Ethanol Consumption on the Rat Parotid Gland.. Arch Oral Biol. 1992; 37(1).
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weinraub LA, Banderas JA, Dunford RG, Levine MJ. Levels of salivary cystatins in periodontally healthy and diseased older adults.. Arch Oral Biol. 1992; 37.
  • Chen PB, Davern LB, Aguirre A,. Experimental Porphyromonas Gingivalis Infection in Nonimmune Athymic BALB/c Mice.. Infect Immun. 1991; 59(12).
  • Bobek LA, Aguirre A, Levine MJ,. Human salivary cystatin S: Cloning, sequence analysis, hybridization in situ and immunocytochemistry.. Biochem J. 1991; 278.
  • Cohen R, Aguirre A, Neiders M, Levine M, Jones P. Immunochemistry of low molecular weight salivary mucin.. Arch Oral Biol. 1991; 36.
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Neiders ME, Levine MJ, Jones PC, Reddy MS, Haar J. Immunochemistry and immunogenicity of low molecular weight human salivary mucin. Archs Oral Biol. 1991; 36(5).
  • Reeh E, Aguirre A, Sakaguchi RL, Rudney JL, Levine MJ, Douglas WH. The relative lubricity of salivary fluids.. Clin Mater. 1990; 6.
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Neiders ME, Levine MJ, Jones PC, Reddy M, Haar J. Immunochemistry of high molecular-weight human salivary mucin. Archs Oral Biol. 1990; 35(2).
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Drinnan AJ, Neiders M, Mastroianni AJ. Ectopic gingival sebaceous glands presenting as localized periodontitis J Periodontol. 1990; 61.
  • Cohen RE, Cardoza TT, Drinnan AJ, Aguirre A, Neiders M. Gingival manifestations of Wegener‘s granulomatosis J Periodontol. 1990; 61.
  • Aguirre A, Reeh ES, Sakaguchi RL, Rudney JD, Levine MJ, Douglas WH. Hard Tissue Lubrication by Salivary Fluids. Journal of Clinical Materials. 1990; 6.
  • Aguirre A, Takai Y, Meenaghan M, Neiders M, Natiella J. Lectin Histochemistry of Ameloblastomas and Odontogenic Keratocysts. J Oral Pathol Med. 1989; 18(2).
  • Aguirre A, Mendoza B, Reddy MS, Scannapieco FA, Levine MJ, Hatton MN. Lubrication of selected salivary molecules and artificial salivas.. Dysphagia. 1989; 4(2).
  • Aguirre A, Mendoza B, Levine MJ, Hatton MN, Douglas WH. In vitro characterization of human salivary lubrication.. Arch Oral Biol. 1989; 34(8).
  • Weiss KM, Georges E, Aguirre A, Francis JG, Ruiz R, Luna TR, Levy BM, Buchanan AV,. Cleft Lip/Palate in Mayans of the State of Campeche, Mexico.. Hum Biol. 1987; 59(5).
  • Aguirre A, Levine MJ, Cohen RE, Tabak LA. Immunochemical quantitation of alpha-amylase and secretory IgA in parotid saliva from people of various ages. Arch Oral Biol. 1987; 32(4).
  • Gaytán LA, Aguirre A, Portilla J. Chronic alcoholism and the oral cavity. Pract Odontol. 1986; 7(3).
  • Aguirre A. Pregnancy and the Oral Cavity. Quintessence. 1980.
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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Nisengard R. Desquamative Gingivitis (updated electronic version). Carranza‘s Clinical Periodontology. 11th. Edition. 2012.
  • Auirre, A Tapia, JL Nisengard, RL. Desquamative Gingivitis. Carranza‘s Clinical Periodontology. 2011.
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL, Nisengard RJ. Desquamative gingivitis. 2006.
  • Aguirre A, Tapia JL. Selected soft and hard tissue lesions with periodontal relevance. 2004.
  • Aguirre A, Neiders M, Nisengard RJ. Desquamative gingivitis. Glickman‘s Clinical Periodontology, Ninth Edition. 2002.
  • Portilla J, Aguirre A, Gaitan L. Texto de Patologia Oral (Oral Pathology Textbook - Spanish). Texto de Patologia Oral (Oral Pathology Textbook - Spanish). 1989.

Abstracts:

  • Prindle JA, Baier R, Aguirre A. Infrared Microscopy of Oral Tissues to Detect Foreign Materials. J Dent Res. 2012; 91(A).
  • Musa N, Suresh L, Tapia JL, Hatton MN, Aguirre A. Suppurative stomatitis glandularis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2003; 95.
  • Intini G, Aguirre A, Ho AW, Bobek L. Efficacy of Human Salivary Mucin MUC7-Derived Peptide and Histatin 5 in Murine Model of Vaginal Candidiasis.. J Dent Res. 2002; 81.
  • Khan SH, Aguirre A, Zeid M, Bobek L. Expression of Human Mucin Genes in Normal and Tumor Salivary Glands.. J Dent Res. 1999; 78.
  • Bobek L, Aguirre A, Khan, SH. Localization of MUC 7 Mucin Gene Transcripts in Human and Transgenic Mice Salivary Glands. 17th UICC Int‘l Cancer Congress. 1998.
  • Kahn S, Aguirre A, Bobek L. Localization of MUC 7 Mucin Gene Transcripts and Its Product MG2 in Human and Transgenic Mice Salivary Glands. Conference on Molecular Genetics of Cancer. 1998.
  • Duggan A, Docherty A, Aguirre A, Nadarajah V, Carter L. Carotid Calcifications on Panoramic Radiographs Identify Patients at Risk for Stroke. J Dent Res. 1996; 75.
  • Docherty A, Duggan A, Aguirre A, Nadarajah V, Carter L. Prevalence of Mucosal Antral Cysts in a General Clinic Population. J Dent Res. 1996; 75.
  • Nadarajah V, Aguirre A, Neiders M, Davis EL, Comeau R, Cohen RE. Inflammatory cell responses to implanted dental materials. J Dent Res. 1995; 74.
  • Hansasuta C, Neiders M, Aguirre A, Cohen RE. Cellular inflammatory responses to composite resins. J Dent Res. 1993; 72.
  • Aguirre A, Haraszthy G, Levine MJ. Human salivary gland tumors: Immunocytochemistry of salivary proline-rich-proteins.. J Dent Res. 1993; 72(2355).
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weintraub LA, Haraszthy G, Levine MJ. Levels of proline-rich-proteins in salivas of periodontally healthy and diseased individuals.. J Dent Res. 1992; 71.
  • Schifferle RE, Aguirre A, Genco RJ, Levine MJ. Polysaccharide-protein conjugate modifies experimental P. gingivalis murine infection.. J Dent Res. 1992; 71.
  • Donahue A, Aguirre A, Leyva E, Ledesma C. Prevalence of Oral Mucosal Disturbances in an Adult Mexican Population. J Dent Res. 1991; 70.
  • Aguirre A, Bobek LA, Jones PC, Levine MJ. In situ hybridization and immunocytochemistry of human salivary cystatins.. J Dent Res. 1991; 70.
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weintraub LA, Banderas A, Haraszthy G, Levine MJ. Sialochemistry: A diagnostic tool?. Contemporary Development in Salivary Research. 1991.
  • Schifferle RE, Chen PB, Davern LB, Aguirre A, Genco RJ. Immunogenicity of Polysaccharide from Bacteroides gingivalis. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weintraub LA, Banderas A, Stephan E, Levine MJ, Nicholls,N, Johnson DA. Levels of salivary Cystatins in human parotid and submandibular Sublingual salivas.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • Pintado MR, DeLong WH, Douglas WH, Aguirre A, Levine MJ, Reeh ES, Sakaguchi RL. Physiological wear of enamel contacts.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • Douglas WH, Reeh ES, Aguirre A, Levine MJ. Enamel lubrication by a simple surfactant.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(1037).
  • Nicholls N, Aguirre A, Johnson DA, Levine MJ. Reduction of mucin interference in ELISA assays for salivary lactoferrin.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(1702).
  • Davern LB, Aguirre A, Chen PB. B. gingivalis Infection in Athymic Mice. J Dent Res. 1990; 69.
  • Aguirre A, Grossi S, Miller WA, Christersson LA, Levine MJ. Oral conditions in a dentate older adult population.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(1777).
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Jones PC, Neiders M, Levine MJ. Salivary mucin (MGI) immunocytochemistry of human mucoepidermoid carcinoma.. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(1035).
  • Douglas WH, Reeh E, Aguirre A, Levine MJ. The relative lubricity of salivary fluids.. J Dent Res. 1989; 68(1075).
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Levine MJ, Haar J. Immunocytochemistry of high molecular weight human salivary mucin.. J Dent Res. 1989; 68(1387).
  • Testa-Weintraub LA, Aguirre A, Cohen RE, Levine MJ. High molecular weight mucin and protein content of labial saliva.. J Dent Res. 1989; 68(1386).
  • Aguirre A, Testa-Weintraub LA, Cohen RE, Levine MJ. Immunoquantitation of human salivary high molecular weight mucin.. J Dent Res. 1989; 68(1385).
  • Edgerton M, Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Reddy M, Levine MJ. Immunochemical Analysis of Human Palatine Salivary Mucins. J Dent Res. 1988; 67.
  • Aguirre A, Mendoza B, Hatton MN, Levine MJ. Friction coefficients of human submandibular sublingual and parotid saliva.. J Dent Res. 1988; 67.
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Jones PC, Reddy MS, Neiders M, Levine MJ. Immunocytochemistry of human salivary mucins.. J Dent Res. 1987; 66.
  • Cohen RE, Aguirre A, Majewski P, Levine MJ. Immunoquantitation of low molecular weight mucin in human submandibular-sublingual saliva.. J Dent Res. 1987; 66.
  • Aguirre A, Cohen RE, Levine MJ, Haar J. In situ characterization of monoclonal antibodies to salvary cysteine-containing phosphoproteins.. J Dent Res. 1987; 66.
  • Aguirre A, Vecchio C, Hatton MN, Cohen RE, Levine MJ. Correlation between salivary viscosity and lubrication.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65(1047).
  • Cohen RE, Jones PC, Neiders M, Aguirre A, Levine MJ. Monoclonal antibodies in human salivary mucins: Immunogenicity, characterization, and application.. J Dent Res. 1986; 65(1408).
  • Aguirre A, Levine MJ, Tabak LA, Cohen RE, Baum BJ. Levels of secretory IgA in the parotid saliva of individuals from various ages.. J Dent Res. 1984; 62(1182).
  • Aguirre A, Levine MJ, Tabak LA, Baum BJ. Levels of a-amylase in the Parotid Saliva of Individuals from Various Ages. J Dent Res. 1983; 62.
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

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Professional Memberships:

  • President, Eastern Society of Teachers of Oral pathology (ESTOP) (2004–present)
  • North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology (1998–2003)
  • Eastern Society of Teachers of Oral Pathology (1994–present)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (1982–present)
  • International Association for Dental Research (1979–1990)

Presentations:

  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2014)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2014)
  • "The Tales that Cheeks, Gums and Tongues can tell" , Western Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (2014)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2013)
  • "Oral Pathology" VII Annual Meeting, National College of Dentists (2013)
  • "Chronic Ulcerative Conditions of the Oral Cavity" I Annual Meeting of the Mexican Association of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine (2012)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2012)
  • "Management of Chronic Ulcerative Conditions of the Oral Cavity" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2012)
  • "Management of Oral Chronic Ulcerative Conditions. Current Concepts." , Onondaga Dental Society (2012)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2011)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2011)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2011)
  • "Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. An Introspective Approach." XIV International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Sponsored by the Advanced Dental Studies Group and the Mexican National Board of Prosthodontists, University of Mexicali, and the Center for Odontological Specialties and Advanced Studies of Veracruz (2011)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2010)
  • "Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. The Common and the Unusual." XIII International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Sponsored by the Advanced Dental Studies Group and the Mexican national Board of Prosthodontists, University of Mexicali, and the Center for Odontological Specialties and Advanced Studies of Veracruz (2010)
  • "Physical Examination of the Dental Patient A Modern Approach" 30th. Annual Club Dent Meeting, Sponsored by the University at Buffalo Dental School Department of Continuing Dental Education (2010)
  • "Biopsy Techniques: How to, When to, and What to..." , Sponsored by UB School of Dental Medicine (2009)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2009)
  • "Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" X International Meeting of the Mexican academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Sponsored by the Mexican Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (2009)
  • "BBOP in the XXI Century" , UB School of Dental Medicine (2009)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital. (2009)
  • "Selected Autoimmune Diseases of the Oral Cavity. Clinical and Basic Science Aspects" XII International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Sponsored by the Advanced Dental Studies Group and the Mexican National Board of Prosthodontists, University of Mexicali, and the Center for Odontological Specialties and Advanced Studies of Veracruz (2009)
  • "BBOP in the XXI Century" Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting, Niagara Frontier Dental Society (2008)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital (2008)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital (2008)
  • "Salivary Gland Pathology" Buffalo Dental Assistants Association, Buffalo Dental Assistants Association (2006)
  • "Oral Histopathology Seminar" National Autonomous University of Mexico, National Autonomous University of Mexico (2006)
  • "Oral CDx: A review and clinical applications" Independent Health Headquarters, Independent Health (2005)
  • "Oral Pathology: Legal Considerations" SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2004)
  • "Oral Pathology: Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors" Western New York Society of Pathologists, Western New York Society of Pathologists (2003)
  • "An Update in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" VII International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo, Advances in Dental Hygiene and Oral Care (2002)
  • "An Update in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" 23rd Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education Course, Pfizer and SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2002)
  • "Soft Tissue Lesions of the Oral Cavity" Rochester Dental Study Club, Rochester Dental Study Club (2002)
  • "Histopathology of Selected Oral, Paraoral and Maxillofacial Lesions" Dept. of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Continuing Education Course on Head and Neck Imaging, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • "Human Salivary Glands: In the Search for Markers" Dept. of Diagnostic Sciences, University of North Carolina, University of North Carolina (2001)
  • "Oral Soft Tissue Lesions" VI International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo (2001)
  • "An Update in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education Course, SUNY Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2000)
  • "Salivary Gland Dysfunction" Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences, Continuing Education Series, SUNY at Buffalo (2000)
  • "An Update in Oral Mucosal Lesions" V International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo (2000)
  • "Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology: Genesis and the Contemporary Aspects" 4th International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Continuing Education Course, Advanced Dental Studies Group, Veracruz University, Nat‘l Autonomous University of Mexico and SUNY Buffalo (2000)
  • "Diseases of the Oral Mucosa" IV International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo (1999)
  • "SUNYAB/UNAM Histopathology Seminar of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" SUNY at Buffalo Histopathology Seminar, Continuing Education Course, Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1999)
  • "Pathology of the Oral Mucosa" III International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo (1998)
  • "Autoimmune and Inflammatory Conditions of Salivary Glands" CORE Lecture for Pathology Residents, Dept. of Pathology, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo General Hospital (1998)
  • "Neoplastic Conditions of Salivary Glands" CORE Lecture for Pathology Residents, Dept. of Pathology, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo General Hospital (1998)
  • "Odontogenic Cysts and Tumors" Core Lecture for Pathology Residents, Dept. of Pathology, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Buffalo General Hospital (1998)
  • "Xerostomia and its Relation to Bad Breath" SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education Course, SUNY at Buffalo (1997)
  • "Diagnosis and Management of Oral Mucosal Lesions" Latin American Workshop of Oral Pathology, Continuing Education Course, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1997)
  • "Salivary Gland Disorders (Inflammatory and Neoplastic)" Latin American Workshop of Oral Pathology, Continuing Education Course, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1997)
  • "Oral Problems in the Elderly" CORE Conference, Deptartment of Geriatrics-Gerontology, Veteran‘s Administration Medical Center (1997)
  • "Pathology of the Oral Mucosa" II International Italian Continuing Education Course for Physicians and Dental Hygienists, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (1997)
  • "Dry Mouth: Current Issues" Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter, Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter (1997)
  • "Salivary Gland Disorders: A Contemporary Approach" Somatology 2000 World Workshop, Continuing Education Course, Faculty of Stomatology, Autonomous University of Puebla (1997)
  • "Current concepts in Salivary Gland Disorders and Maxillofacial Bone Pathology" Second International Meeting of Oral Pathology, Continuing Education Course, Faculty of Odontology, Nationall Autonomous University of Mexico (1996)
  • "SUNYAB/UNAM Histopathology Seminar of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology" SUNY at Buffalo Histopathology Seminar, Continuing Education Course, Oral Pathology, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University (1996)
  • "Exuberant Granulation Tissue (Pyogenic Granuloma)" VIII Int'l Congress of the Int‘l Assoc. of Oral Pathologists, Intentaional Association.. of Oral Pathologists (1996)
  • "Bad Breath: Causes and Cures" SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education Course, SUNY at Buffalo (1996)
  • "Xerostomia and its Relation to Bad Breath" SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine, Continuing Education Course, SUNY at Buffalo (1996)
  • "Symposium on Sialochemistry" XXIII National and International Meeting of the Mexican Dental Association, Continuing Education Course, Mexican Division of the IADR (1995)
  • "Maxillofacial Bone Pathology: Imaging and Microscopic Features" 2nd Internationall Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Continuing Education Course, Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (1995)
  • "Dry Mouth: What Do We Do About It?" Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter, Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter (1995)
  • "Current Concepts in Salivary Gland Disorders" 16th Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress, Continuing Education Course, SUNY at Buffalo, Warner Lambert Oral Health Products Group and Independent Health (1995)
  • "Histopathological Review of Challenging Cases in the Oral Cavity; Salivary Dysfunction" First International Meeting of Oral Pathology, Continuing Education Course, International Meeting of Oral Pathology (1994)
  • "A Clinical Approach for the Treatment of Salivary Gland Dysfunction" Hospital Dentistry, General Residency Program, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1994)
  • "Lesions of the Oral Mucosa: Identification and Management" First International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Continuing Education Course, Advanced Dental Studies Group and the Faculty of Odontology, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Advanced Dental Studies Group and Faculty (1994)
  • "Salivary Gland Disorders and Impairement of Taste and Smell" Second World Workshop on Oral Medicine, American Dental Association, U of Mich School of Dentistry and Univ of Glasgow Dental Hospital and School (1993)
  • "Second World Workshop on Oral Medicine" , Sponsored by the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and the University of Glasgow Dental Hospital and School in cooperation with the American Dental Association. (1993)
  • "Carcinoma ex-Pleomorphic Adenoma" Oral Cavity, Head and Neck Disease Seminar, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (1992)
  • "Salivary Gland Dysfunction" Hospital Dentistry, General Residency Program,, Millard Fillmore Hospital (1992)
  • "Dry Mouth: What Do We Do About It?" Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter, Sjogren‘s Syndrome Foundation, Western NY Chapter (1992)
  • "An Update in Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine" Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Continuing Education Course, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Dental School (1992)
  • "Sialochemistry" Latin American Workshop in Salivary Research, Pan American Health Organization (1992)
  • "Odontogenic Tumors" Eastman Dental Center, Eastman Dental Center (1992)
  • "Salivary Gland Diseases" Eastman Dental Center, Eastman Dental Center (1992)
  • "Osteosarcoma" Oral Cavity, Head & Neck Disease Seminar, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (1991)
  • "Principles of Neoplasia, Oral Cancer and Salivary Gland Disease" Basic Sciences AGD Fellowship Mastership Program, Continuing Education Course, SUNY at Buffalo, Dept. of Stomatology and Interdisciplinary Sciences (1991)
  • "Clinical Pathological Conference" Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Strong Memorial Hospital.
  • "Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. Chronic Ulcerative Lesions of the Oral Cavity" XV International Meeting of Advanced Dental Studies, Sponsored by the Advanced Dental Studies Group and the Mexican National Board of Prosthodontists, University of Mexicali, and the Center for Odontological Specialties and Advanced Studies of Veracruz
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Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2008)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Chair (2008)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2001)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2001)
  • School of Dental Medicine Ad Hoc Committee; Member (1999)
  • School of Dental Medicine Clinical Council; Member (1998–2000)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (1997)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (1996)
  • School of Dental Medicine Admissions Committee; Chair (1994)
  • School of Dental Medicine Admissions Committee; Chair (1994)
  • School of Dental Medicine Advanced Dental Education Committee; Member (1994)
  • Faculty Senate; Member (1992–1998)
  • School of Dental Medicine Admissions Committee; Member (1992–1994)
  • School of Dental Medicine Minority Student Affairs Committee; Member (1991)
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP); Director (2015–2020)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Patholoy Executive Council; Member (2010–2013)
  • Review Committee on Oral Maxillofacial Pathology Education of the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA); Member (2009–2014)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Patholoy, Long Range Planning Committee; Member (2009–2011)
  • Journal of Dental Education; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2009–present)
  • Oral Biosciences; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2005–2006)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral and Maxillofacial pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and Endodontics; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2005–present)
  • Revista de la Facultad de Odontologia, Universidad de Antioquia; Ad Hoc Reviewer (2004–present)
  • Member of the Academic Appeals Board; Board Member (1999–present)
  • Bulletin Board of Oral Pathology (BBOP); Manager and co-founder of this worldwide electronic communication platform which is dedicated to discuss contemporary topics of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine. It has over 800 members from countries throughout the world.; Co-Founder (1996–present)
  • Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1995–1998)
  • Journal of Dental Research; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1994–present)
  • Archives of Oral Biology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1993–1999)
  • Development of Advanced Oral Pathology Program; Development and submission to the American Dental Association of an Advanced Oral Pathology Program. This program was subsequently accredited by the ADA in 01/1994. I developed all the courses for this program; Administrator (1993–1994)
  • Member of Faculty Senate; Board Member (1992–1998)
  • Journal of Periodontology; Ad Hoc Reviewer (1992–present)

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