PROFESSOR

Dr.Soma Susan Varghese

Education : MDS
Teaching Experience : 12 Years
Email Address : somasusanvarghese@mbdc.edu.in

Teaching Subjects

Oral Pathology and Microbiology

Oral Embryology

Oral Histology

Oral biology and Dental Anatomy

Fellowships

Forensic Odontology

Areas of Clinical Interest

Diagnosis of odontogenic and non odontogenic lesions

salivary gland lesions

potentially malignant disorders and oral malignancies

Forensic age estimation

Institutional Responsibilities

Academic coordinator of third BDS

Joint secretary women cell MBDC

Memberships in professional organizations

Life member of Indian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial pathology

Life member of Kairali society of Oral and Maxillofacial pathology


ORCID ID

0000-0001-7103-6842

Short Courses & Certificate Programs

SI.NO

 Subject or Specialization

Board or University

Pursuing/ Date of Award

1. Research methodology certificate course Kerala university of health science Kerala university of health science 2019

Publications

 

  • Expression of inducible nitric oxide Synthase in oral cancer and precancer, an immunohistochemical study.Cancer Biomarkers.2011,Vol 8(3);p155-160. https://doi.org/10.3233/cbm-2011-0207
  • Evaluation and Comparison of the Biopathology of Collagen and Inflammation in the Extracellular Matrix of Oral Epithelial Dysplasias and Inflammatory Fibrous Hyperplasia Using Picrosirius Red Stain and Polarising Microscopy: A Preliminary Study. Journal of Cancer Prevention. 2015;20(4):275-280. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4699755/#
  • Epidemiology of Oral Lichen Planus in a Cohort of South Indian Population: A Retrospective Study.Journal of cancer prevention,2016;21(1):55-59. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4819667/#
  • Diagnostically Relevant Molecular Markers in Head and Neck Neoplasms. ISRN Biomarkers .2013 Vol 2; p1-6 https://doi.org/10.1155/2013/873953
  • Role of areca nut and its commercial products in Oral submucous fibrosis-A review J Adv Med Dent Sci Res 2014;2:192-200. http://jamdsr.com/uploadfiles/
  • Estimation and comparison of copper content in raw areca nuts and commercial areca nut products: implications in increasing prevalence of oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF)J Clin Diagn Res. 2014;8(1):247–249. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3939565/#
  • Effect of copper-based fungicide (bordeaux mixture) spray on the total copper content of areca nut: Implications in increasing prevalence of oral submucous fibrosis. Journal of International Society of Preventive & Community Dentistry. 2015;5(4):283-289 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4547442/#
  • A rare case of plasma cell mucosistis in a young patient. Journal of Indian society of periodontology 2017;21,63-65. https://www.jisponline.com/article.asp?issn=0972-
  • Serum Iron Indices in Patients with Oral Submucous Fibrosis- A Comparative Study. Journal of Orofacial Sciences.2021;103: 107-112 https://www.jofs.in/article.asp?issn=0975-
  • Cytogenetic alterations in oral squamous cell carcinoma detected by karyotyping(g-banding) Oral Max Path J.2011,Vol No2;p 89-94. https://ompj.org/
  • Gene therapy in oral squamous cell carcinoma-a short review- Oral Max Path J.2011,Vol 2;p142-146. https://ompj.org/
  • Potentially malignant disorders of oral cavity – A Review; Oral Max Path J.2011, Vol 2 No1;p 95-100. https://ompj.org/
  • Polymorphous low grade adenocarcinoma– A case report & review of literature : Oral Max Path J.2010Vol1No2;79-82. https://ompj.org/
  • Cyfra 21-1 : An Overview- Oral Max Path J.2013Vol4No2;368-371. https://ompj.org/
  • Pathogenesis  of Autoimmune Diseases. A Short Review.OMPJ. 2012;434-436. https://ompj.org/
  • Classification of Giant Cell Lesions of the Oral Cavity: A Fresh Perspective .Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Journal, July-December 2016;7(2):710-716. https://ompj.org/
  • Angiomyoma of the Hard Palate: Report of a Rare Case . International Arab Journal of Dentistry 2015;6 (1), 37-39
  • Role of Langerhans cells in autoimmune and non autoimmune inflammatory conditions- A case control study.Journal of dental and medical science  2019;18,13-19. http://www.iosrjournals.org/
  • Immunopathological concept behind autoimminity. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research 2018,vol 12(10), 2-5. DOI: 10.7860/JCDR/2018/36199.12143.
  • Metastatic clear cell adenocarcinoma of lungs to mandible- An unusual case report. International Journal Dental and Medical Sciences Research.2021,vol(3);838-842. www.ijdmsrjournal.com
  • A Comparative Evaluation of Cyclin D1 Expression in Various Grades of Oral Epithelial Dysplasia and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Using Immunohistochemistry. International Journal Dental and Medical Sciences Research.2021;3(1):838-842. www.ijdmsrjournal.com
  • Comparative Study on the evaluation of cyclooxygenase 2 expression on dysplastic and non-dysplastic oral lesions by immunohistochemistry. European journal of molecular & clinical medicine. 2020; 7(09):755-770. https://ejmcm.com/
  • Canniblistic cell as a marker for relapse in oral cancer: A case report with brief revie on the potential risk factors for relapse. Journal of clinical and diagnostic research. 2022,vol 16(5):18-19. https://doi.org/10.7860/JCDR/2022/55280.16371

Presentations 

SI.No Title of the Presentation Name of the Organizing Agency

Regional/

National/

International

Date of Program
1

Oral Precancer and Cancer

AKGM emirates

International

Nov 2016

2

Forensic odontology the investigative branch in dentistry

Indian Dental Association,Malanadu

Regional

November 2021

3

Lymphocyte culture procedures

Kairali society of Oral and Maxillofacial pathology

Regional

March 2015

4

Segmental neurofibromatosis

Conference of

Indian Dental Research

National

September 2007

5

Salivary gland tumours pathology slide seminar

Kairali society of Oral and Maxillofacial pathology

Regional

March 2016

6

Ultrastructure of cyst lining

Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Conference,Delhi

National

March 2008

Completed Research Projects

SI.No Title of the Project Role Performed Date of completion
1

Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in oral cancer and precancer, an immunohistochemical study.

Principal Investigator

February 2010

2

Evaluation and comparison of the biopathology of collagen and inflammation in the extracellular matrix of oral epithelial dysplasias and inflammatory fibrous hyperplasia using picrosirius red stain and polarising microscopy:

Principal Investigator

NOVEMBER 2015

3

Epidemiology of oral lichen planus in a cohort of south indian population: a retrospective study.

Principal Investigator

NOVEMNBER 2016

4

Estimation and comparison of copper content in raw areca nuts and commercial areca nut products: implications in increasing prevalence of oral submucous fibrosis (osmf)

Principal Investigator

DECEMBER 2014

5

Effect of copper-based fungicide (bordeaux mixture) spray on the total copper content of areca nut: implications in increasing prevalence of oral submucous fibrosis.

Co-investigator

DECEMBER 2014

6

Comparative study of cyclooxygenase -2 expression in dysplastic and non dysplastic epithelial proliferation using immunohistochemistry.

Co-investigator

June 2017

7

Comparative study of cd1a expression between reticular ,erosive subtypes  of oral lichen planus with normal mucosa using immunohistochemistry

Co-investigator

June 2018

8

Comparative study of cyclo oxygenase 2 expression between reticular , erosive subtypes of oral lichen planus with normal mucosa using immunohistochemistry

Co-investigator

April 2018

9

Comparative evaluation of kl -67 expression in odontogenic cysts and odontogenic tumor using immunohistochemistry

Co-investigator

April 2019

10

A comparative evaluation of cyclin d 1 expression in various grades of oral epithelial dysplasia and oral squamous cell carcinoma using immunohistochemistry

Co-investigator

August 2019

11

Evaluation of survivin expresssion between oral lichen planus and oral squamous cell carcinoma using immunohistochemistry

Co-investigator

June 2019
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