Medical university in China appoints perio prof

Professor Liangjia Bi (R) from the Department of Stomatology, Fourth Affiliated Hospital, Harbin Medical University, China, presents an honorary professorship to Dr. Hannu Larjava.

Dr. Hannu Larjava, professor in the Department of Oral Biological & Medical Sciences, has been appointed honorary professor at the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, Harbin, China.

The honour was bestowed in San Francisco, California, this past March at the 95th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research.

Larjava is a periodontology researcher whose areas are cell adhesion, integrins and signalling in wound healing and periodontal disease. He also teaches periodontics at the graduate level and chairs the Division of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene.

Read Dr. Hannu Larjava’s bio here >>