Category Archives: Diekwisch

Amino Acid Discovered to Affect Tooth Enamel Strength

An accomplished researcher in the field of oral biology, Dr. Thomas Diekwisch of the University of Illinois at Chicago has extensively studied the makeup of human tooth enamel. In 2009, Dr. Thomas Diekwisch and his colleagues discovered a key amino … Continue reading

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Dr. Allan G. Brodie

  Dr. Thomas Diekwisch, a noted educator and researcher in the field of oral biology, earned his D.M.D. and doctorates in anatomy and philosophy in Germany, completed a fellowship in craniofacial biology at the University of Southern California, and taught … Continue reading

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Dr. Thomas Diekwisch – The Brodie Lab of Epigenetics and Chromatin

The recipient of a DMD and two PhDs, Dr. Thomas Diekwisch applies his experience in dentistry at the University of Illinois (UIC) at Chicago’s Brodie Laboratory. Also the professor and head of the Department of Oral Biology at UIC, Dr. … Continue reading

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Development in Periodontal Stem Cell Research

With two Ph.D. degrees, one in dentistry and other in philosophy, from the Philipps-University of Marburg, Germany, Thomas Diekwisch has collaborated with a number of institutes to develop new theories and research on craniofacial birth defects and graft materials that … Continue reading

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Enamel Development and Ongoing Research

As director of the Brodie Laboratory for Craniofacial Genetics, Thomas Diekwisch focuses on stem cells, epigenetics, and chromatin remodeling as they relate to dental work and jaw development. Additionally, Dr. Diekwisch serves as a professor and department head at the … Continue reading

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When to Remove Wisdom Teeth

Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, graduated summa cum laude from the Philipps University of Marburg in the area of Anatomy and magna cum laude from the same University in the area of Philosophy. Tom Diekwisch completed his Ph.D. studies in philosophy with … Continue reading

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Brodie Lab Publications in the Field of Periodontics

After spending nearly a decade as an assistant professor at the Baylor College of Dentistry, Thomas Diekwisch, DMD, assumed the position of department head and professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry in 2001. At the … Continue reading

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