Erivan Schnaider Ramos Junior

Assistant Professor

Erivan Schnaider Ramos Junior

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences


Dr. Ramos is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oral Biology & Diagnostic Sciences. He completed his dental degree in Brazil in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in 2014.

  • (706) 721-2585
  • CB 2404E


  • Ph.D., Biophysics Fed Univ of Rio de Janeiro, 2014

  • MS, Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology Universidad De Sao Paulo, 2009

  • DDS, Dentistry Universidade Estadual de Ponta, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5302

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • BMBS 5504

    Bioclinical Seminar IV
  • BMCR 5301

    Cardiovascular & Renal Systems
  • BMGH 5301

    Gastrointestinal & Hepatobilia
  • BMNN 5101

    Nervous SyS & Neuroscience I
  • BMRS 5301

    Respiratory System
  • BMBS 5201

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • BMBS 5403

    Bioclinical Seminar III
  • CLCR 8016

    Cleft Palate & Craniofacial An
  • BMCC 5201

    Craniofacial Complex
  • BMEN 5201

    Endocrine System
  • SPDS 5001

    Special Dental Studies

Teaching Interests

Oral Biology, Anatomy, Histology, Embryology, Neuroanatomy, tooth development


Selected Recent Publications

  • Dietary Fiber Drives IL-1β–Dependent Peritonitis Induced by Bacteroides fragilis via Activation of the NLRP3 Inflammasome, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • CD73‐dependent adenosine dampens interleukin‐1β–induced CXCL8 production in gingival fibroblasts: Association with heme oxygenase‐1 and adenosine monophosphate‒activated protein kinase, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Investigation of foreign materials in gingival lesions: a clinicopathologic, energy-dispersive microanalysis of the lesions and in vitro confirmation of pro-inflammatory effects of the foreign materials., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The use of apocynin inhibits osteoclastogenesis., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Role of Chemokine Receptor CCR4 and Regulatory T Cells in Wound Healing of Diabetic Mice., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Exploring the interface between chronic inflammation and bone metabolism.