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Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.

SquareSenior Vice President for Research Affairs, Touro College and University System
Vice President for Research, New York Medical College 
Professor of Pharmacology and Microbiology and Immunology, New York Medical College
Professor of Dental Medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at NYMC


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Email: Salomon_Amar@nymc.edu
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Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D., is vice president for research at New York Medical College and director of the office of research administration. Dr. Amar holds academic appointments as professor of pharmacology and professor of microbiology and immunology at NYMC. In addition, Dr. Amar serves as senior vice president for research affairs, Touro University, vice president for research, New York Medical College and professor of dental medicine, Touro College of Dental Medicine at New York Medical College.

As a faculty member, Dr. Amar's research has focused on periodontal tissue homeostasis and mechanisms of inflammatory bone loss. His research has led to seminal observations in periodontal systemic diseases especially cardiovascular diseases or obesity leading to innovative approaches in public health aspects of these diseases.


  • B.S., Mathematics and Physics, Aquiba School
  • D.D.S., Louis Pasteur
  • Certificate, Histology Cytology, Louis Pasteur
  • M.S., Skeletal Tissues and Apatites, Louis Pasteur
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Louis Pasteur
  • Ph.D., Developmental Biology, Louis Pasteur
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Biochemistry-Molecular Biology, Northwestern University
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Eastman Dental Center
  • D.M.D., Boston University


  • Schroeder H, Shacham A, Amar S, et. al. "Comparison of medical students' considerations in choosing a specialty: 2020 vs. 2009/10." Human resources for health, 22(1), (2024) 5. doi: 10.1186/s12960-023-00885-7
  • Saadat A, Gouttenoire J, Ripellino P, et. al. "Inborn errors of type I interferon immunity in patients with symptomatic acute hepatitis E." Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.), (), (2023) . doi: 10.1097/HEP.0000000000000701
  • Amar S, Ioia RD, Gabrielli S, et. al. "Milk-induced anaphylaxis among children presenting to Canadian emergency departments." Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology, (), (2023) . pii: S1081-1206(23)01478-3. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2023.11.031
  • Wittmann Dayagi T, Nirel R, Avrahami G, et. al. "A Need for a Novel Survival Risk Scoring System for Intensive Care Admissions Due to Sepsis in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Patients." Journal of intensive care medicine, (), (2023) 8850666231216362. doi: 10.1177/08850666231216362
  • Aweimer A, Engemann L, Amar S, et. al. "Stress-Mediated Abnormalities in Regional Myocardial Wall Motion in Young Women with a History of Psychological Trauma." Journal of clinical medicine, 12(21), (2023) . doi: 10.3390/jcm12216702
  • Manayath GJ, Amar SP, Vidhate SS, et. al. "Full thickness macular hole with subfoveal pigment epithelial detachment in chronic central serous chorioretinopathy: A therapeutic challenge." Oman journal of ophthalmology, 16(2), (2023) 336-341. doi: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_261_22
  • Banavar G, Ogundijo O, Julian C, et. al. "Detecting salivary host and microbiome RNA signature for aiding diagnosis of oral and throat cancer." Oral oncology, 145(), (2023) 106480. doi: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2023.106480

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