Alexander M . J. Luke

Alexander M . J. Luke

Assistant Professor
Ext: 7056243

Dr Alexander Maniangat Luke joined Ajman university, College of Dentistry , Ajman in the year 2010 January. He has specialized in oral medicine and radiology and also holds a fellowship in laser dentistry. He has many publications in his fields of expertise. He is the radiation protection officer at Ajman university, College of Dentistry.

Education
  • Fellowship in Laser dentistry ( F L D )- University of Genova, Italy. 2015
  • Fellowship in Laser dentistry ( F L D )- Academy of Laser dentistry, U S A, 2015
  • Masters of Dental Surgery ( M D S )-Rajiv Gandhi university of health sciences, India . 2001
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( B D S) -Bangalore University, India. 1997
Experience
  • Assistant Professor , Surgical sciences , College of Dentistry, Ajman university, UAE, September 2016 till date
  • Senior Lecturer , Surgical sciencesAjman university, College of Dentistry, U A E . Jan 2010 to August 2016
  • Professor, Oral medicine and radiology, Amrita School of Dentistry, Cochin, Kerala, India . April 2009 to January 2010 .
  • Associate Professor, Oral medicine and radiology ,Amrita School of Dentistry, Cochin, Kerala, India. October 2007 to April 2009
  • Associate Professor, Oral medicine and radiology, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet, Coorg, Karnataka, April 2007 to September 2007 .
  • Reader , Oral medicine and radiology, Coorg Institute of Dental Sciences, Virajpet, Coorg, Karnataka . May 2005 to April 2007.
  • Reader, Oral medicine and radiology, A.B. Shetty Memorial Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Karnataka , India. May 2004 to April 2005
  • Assistant Professor, Oral medicine and radiology ,Amrita College of Dentistry, Cochin, Kerala, India . January 2003 to April 2004
  • Senior Lecturer, Oral medicine and radiology, U.P Dental College & Research Centre, Lucknow, U.P., India , April 2001 to December 2002 .
Teaching Area
  • Oral Radiology 1 and 2.
  • Treatment planning and seminars-2
  • Oral Medicine clinic
Research
  • Practice of Radiology in dentistry
  • 3 D Imaging in maxillofacial radiology
  • Laser dentistry
  • Diagnosis in Orofacial pain.
  • Diagnosis in Orofacial pain.
  • Diagnosis in Oral and dental pathologies.
  • Diagnosis in Temporomandibular joint disorders.
  • Stem cells in dentistry
  • AI Enabled Intra-oral Caries Lesion Diagnosis System
  • The in vitro study of antitumor effects of clotrimazole on oral squamous cell carcinoma
  • Evaluation on effect of Epigallocatechin gallate during radiation induced lung EMT: Targeting on epigenetic modifications
  • Effect of amygdalin on oral cancer cell line: An in vitro study
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) knowledge, perceptions, practices and nasal carriage rate among dental health-care professionals-
  • Human dental pulp stem cells- future application in regenerative medicine
  • Genotoxic & cytotoxic effects of exposure on buccal epithelial cells to dental X-rays
  • Effectiveness of bleomycin on oral cancer cell lines –a in vitro study
  • Effect of Ocimum Sanctum on Oral cancer Cell Line- An In vitro study
Publications
Conference Presentation
  • Dental Radiographs- Are they justified ?
  • Current Trends and updates in Dentistry
  • Radiation protection educational program
  • Awareness and knowledge among Dental professionals towards Cone Beam Computed Tomography in Inited Arab Emirates
  • Prevalence of Dental Anomalies in Ajman, United Arab Emirates
  • Back to basics in Dentistry
Memberships, Awards and Honors
  • INTERNAL RESEARCH GRANT FROM AJMAN UNIVERSITY 5210547 2018-A-DN-01 Genotoxic & cytotoxic effects of exposure on buccal epithelial cells to dental X-rays
  • INTERNAL RESEARCH GRANT FROM AJMAN UNIVERSITY 5210548 2018-A-DN-02 Human dental pulp stem cells- future application in regenerative medicine
  • Member - International Academy of Dento Maxillo Facial Radiology.
  • Member –Asian academy of oral and maxillofacial radiology
  • Member- Academy of laser dentistry
  • Member –Indian academy of oral medicine and radiology
  • Member-Dental implantologist society of kerala
  • Member-Indian dental association
  • Research Travel Grant received from Ajman University (RTG-201819-A-DN-01
  • INTERNAL RESEARCH GRANT FROM AJMAN UNIVERSITY , D-F-H- 19-09-19, Effect of Ocimum Sanctum on Oral cancer Cell Line- An In vitro study
  • Awarded the Excellence Award for Teaching by Ajman University
  • Research Travel grant received from Ajman University (RTG-2018/19-A-DN-02)
  • Awarded Grant-AI Enabled Intra-oral Caries Lesion Diagnosis System - Principal Investigator
  • Awarded Grant- The in vitro study of antitumor effects of clotrimazole on oral squamous cell carcinoma- Principal Investigator
  • Awarded grant-Evaluation on effect of Epigallocatechin gallate during radiation induced lung EMT: Targeting on epigenetic modifications- Co PI
  • Awarded Grant - Effect of Amygdalin on oral cancer cell line: An in vitro study- Principal Investigator
  • Awarded Grant - Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) knowledge, perceptions, practices and nasal carriage rate among dental health-care professionals- Co PI
  • Awarded Research Travel award
  • Awarded Grant - Effectiveness of bleomycin on oral cancer cell lines –a in vitro study – Co investigator
  • Awarded Grant - “Effect of Ocimum Sanctum on Oral cancer Cell Line- An In vitro study - Principal Investigator