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Jaw Growth & Biomarkers Study

Objective: 

This study aims to identify and establish the levels of growth-associated specific proteins, genes and micro-ribonucleic acids in gingival crevicular fluid and whole saliva in a growing and non-growing human sample population.

Recruitment Information: 

You may be eligible for this study if you are:

  • A female adolescent, age 11-12, seeking orthodontic care
  • A male adolescent, age 12-14, seeking orthodontic care
  • An adult, age 30-40

Please contact Maggie Hogan at 319.335.7411 or by email at maggie-hogan@uiowa.edu if you are interested.

Compensation provided.

Funding: 
Departmental
Duration: 
1 visit
Recruitment Goal: 
60 subjects
Status: 

Currently Recruiting

Study Status: 

Current Studies

Study Type: 

Craniofacial Studies