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Xiaohui Rausch-Fan
Univ.-Prof. Univ.-Doz. Dr. Xiaohui Rausch-Fan, PhD

University Clinic of Dentistry
Position: Professor

T +43 1 40070 2610

Further Information


Adult Stem Cells; Biocompatible Materials; Laser Therapy; Malocclusion; Osseointegration; Periodontal Diseases; Periodontal Ligament; Saliva

Research interests

My main research focus are: investigation of Pathogenesis of periodontal disease: clinical studies, salivary markers, cell culture models; Tissue regeneration: mechanisms underlying the activity of different bioactive substances, which play a relevant role in periodontal therapy and prevention; Cell behaviours on Ti-implants with different surface treatment; Stem Cells in Dentistry: Influence of mechanical stress remodelling of stem cells of periodontal tissue, Stem cell mediatied Immunomodulation; Laser Application in Dentistry: Cell behaviours on laser ablated dentin slices.

Selected publications

  1. Laky, M. et al., 2016. Serum levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D are associated with periodontal disease. Clinical Oral Investigations. Available at:
  2. Andrukhov, O. et al., 2016. Soluble CD14 Enhances the Response of Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells to P. gingivalis Lipopolysaccharide P. Proost, ed. PLOS ONE, 11(8), p.e0160848. Available at:
  3. Haririan, H. et al., 2016. Comparative Analysis of Calcium-Binding Myeloid-Related Protein-8/14 in Saliva and Serum of Patients With Periodontitis and Healthy Individuals. Journal of Periodontology, 87(2), pp.184-192. Available at:
  4. Shi B, Andrukhov O, Berner S, Schedle A, Rausch-Fan X. The angiogenic behaviors of human umbilical vein endothelial cells (HUVEC) in co-culture with osteoblast-like cells (MG-63) on different titanium surfaces. Dent Mater. 2014 Aug;30(8):839-47