Sushma Pandey Dhakal

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Phone +47 22840328
Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 10 Domus Odontologica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1052 Blindern 0316 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Dentistry (Student)

Academic interests

Oral premalignant and malignant lesion, Cancer biomarkers, Cox-regression and Survival analysis, Saliva, Oral mucosal lesions, Maxillofacial radiology, Transcriptomic analysis , Metaanalysis, Oral health and diseases.


2018 –2022 (ongoing) - Philosophiae doctor PhD (Current Status: submitted thesis), Institute of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo (UiO), Oslo, Norway. 

2008–2011- Master of Dental Surgery (M.D.S) Specialization in Oral Medicine and Radiology, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, India under Kathmandu University programme.

2002–2008- Bachelor of Dental Surgery (B.D.S.), B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

Past experience

Nature of the job 

  • Patient treatment/care
  • Teaching and learning activities for Bachelor and Master students
  • Research

2017–2018.  Associate Professor (100%), Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, B.P.Koirala Institute of Health Sciences (BPKIHS), Nepal

2013–2017. Assistant Professor (100%), Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Chitwan Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Nepal

2011–2013. Lecturer (100%), Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital, Nepal

Teaching in UiO 

2018 –2021.  PBL veileder, OD2200 (odontologi, 2 semester), Salivakurs,  MED2200 (Odontology, ernæring and Medisin)

Current thesis project

Prognostic roles of proliferation- and differentiation related proteins in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma

Tags: oral medisin, cancer biomarker, Leukoplakia, oral cancer, saliva



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    • Pandey, Sushma; Søland, Tine Merete; Bjerkli, Inger-Heidi; Sand, Lars Peter; Costea, Daniela Elena & Senguven, Brucu [Show all 7 contributors for this article] (2020). Low involucrin expression correlates to poor prognosis in oral squamous cell carcinoma of mobile tongue .
    • Pandey, Sushma; Follin-Arbelet, Benoit; Pun, Chin Babadur; Gautam, Dej K.; Johannessen, Anne C. & Petersen, Fernanda Cristina [Show all 8 contributors for this article] (2019). Helicobacter pylori is not present in oral squamous cell carcinomas from cohorts of Norwegian and Nepalese patients .
    • Pandey Dhakal, Sushma; Osman, Tarig A.; Sharma, Sunita; Uhlin-Hansen, Lars; Pun, Chin Babadur & Gautam, Dej K. [Show all 10 contributors for this article] (2019). Oral squamous cell carcinomas expressing higher levels of S100A14 correlate with prognosis.

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    Published Apr. 13, 2018 1:58 PM - Last modified Oct. 22, 2021 4:15 PM