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Oral Pathology, Medicine, Radiology

Eugene Ko, DDS

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Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Clinical Assistant Professor

Division of Oral Pathology/Medicine/Radiology
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1011 N. University Ave Rm 2029E
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078


Dr. Ko graduated from Columbia University's dental school and then completed a 3-year residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia University. Following his residency training, he pursued a year-long clinical research fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital in New York City. Currently, he is a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.

Honors and Awards

2010 – International College of Dentists: USA Section Leadership Award

2007,2008 – National Institutes of Dental and Craniofacial Research Summer Dental Student Award

Research Interests

Clinical trials; osteonecrosis in setting of Intensity-modulated radiotherapy; Ewing sarcoma of the gnathic bones; dental education.

Recent Publications

Ko E, Katabi N, Estilo C, Huryn J. Left parotid mass in a 71-year old woman. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2014;118:152-56.

Rockafellow A, Ko E, Philipone E. Asymptomatic gingival lesion occurring in an 83-year-old man. Oral Surg Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2014;118:5-8.

Ko E, Brouns E, Korones D, et al. Primary Ewing sarcoma of anterior mandible localized to midline. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 2013;115:e46-50.

Tran E, Ko E, Caponigro D, Zegarelli D. Kaposi’s sarcoma solely involving the oral mucosa in an immunocompetent patient. Columbia Dental Review 2012;16:23-25.

Zheng JY, Yu D, Foroohar M, Ko E, Chan J, Kim N, Chiu R, Pang S. Regulation of the expression of the prostate-specific antigen by claudin-7. J Membr Biol. 2003;194(3):187-97.

Zheng JY, Chen D, Chan J, Yu D, Ko E, Pang S. Regression of prostate cancer xenografts by a lentiviral vector specifically expressing diphtheria toxin A. Cancer Gene Ther. 2003;10:764-70.