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Summary of Curriculum Vitae


César Andrés Rivera Martínez
Oral Medicine Group
Universidad de Talca, Talca, Región del Maule, Chile
cerivera((@))utalca.cl
+56-71-2418855


Education and Training
  • 2017. Ph.D. in Oral Medicine and Oral Pathology (Dr. Adriana Franco Paes Leme, Advisor). University of Campinas, Brazil.
  • 2014. M.Sc. in Biomedical Sciences, Oral Pathology (Dr. Bernardo Venegas, Advisor). University of Talca, Chile.
  • 2012. Diploma in Competency-Based Education. University of Talca, Chile.
  • 2010. Bachelor of Dentistry (Dr. Bernardo Venegas, Advisor). University of Talca, Chile.

Selected Honors/Awards
  • 2018. Best Scientific Research. International Congress of the Bucomaxillofacial Pathology Society. University of Talca, Talca, Chile.
  • 2018. Fleury Group Innovation Award (PIF). Published article, Combining discovery and targeted proteomics reveals a prognostic signature in oral cancer. Fleury Group, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2017. Best Scientific Research. IX International Congress of Dentistry. Oral presentations. Faculty of Dentistry, University of Campinas, Piracicaba, Brazil.
  • 2016. Prof. Antônio Carlos de Araújo Souza Prize. IX Research Seminar in Gerontology and Geriatrics. Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil.
  • 2016. VII Octávio Frias de Oliveira Prize. Research in Oncology 2016: Insights into immune responses in oral cancer through proteomic analysis of saliva and salivary extracellular vesicles, Winck et al., Scientific Reports, v.5, 16305, 2015, São Paulo Institute of Cancer, São Paulo, Brazil.
  • 2015. StartUps Prize. Course of Molecular Principles for the Development of Clinical Diagnostics. Institute of Biology (IB), University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil.
  • 2013. Dr. Alberto Reyes Lapiedra Prize. Research Work. Chilean Dental Society (SOCh), Curicó, Chile.

Selected publications
  • Rivera, C., Torres, Í., & González-Arriagada, W. A. (2017). Haemorrhagic bullae in the oral mucosa with gingival bleeding. BMJ, 359, j4476. DOI: 10.1136/bmj.j4476.
  • Carnielli, C. M., Macedo, C. C. S., De Rossi, T., Granato, D. C., Rivera, C., Domingues, R. R., … & Leme, A. F. P. (2018). Combining discovery and targeted proteomics reveals a prognostic signature in oral cancer. Nature communications, 9(1), 3598. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05696-2.
  • Rivera, C., Zandonadi, F. S., Sanchez-Romero, C., Soares, C. D., Granato, D. C., González-Arriagada, W. A., & Leme, A. F. P. (2018). Agrin has a pathological role in the progression of oral cancer. British journal of cancer, 118(12), 1628. DOI: 10.1038/s41416-018-0135-5.
  • Rivera, C., Oliveira, A. K., Costa, R. A. P., De Rossi, T., & Leme, A. F. P. (2017). Prognostic biomarkers in oral squamous cell carcinoma: a systematic review. Oral Oncology, 72, 38-47. DOI: 10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.07.003
  • Rivera, C. A., Droguett, D. A., Kemmerling, U., & Venegas, B. A. (2011). Chronic restraint stress in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Journal of dental research, 90(6), 799-803. DOI: 10.1177/0022034511399911.
  • Winck, F. V., Ribeiro, A. C. P., Domingues, R. R., Ling, L. Y., Riaño-Pachón, D. M., Rivera, C., … & Leme, A. F. P. (2015). Insights into immune responses in oral cancer through proteomic analysis of saliva and salivary extracellular vesicles. Scientific reports, 5, 16305. DOI: 10.1038/srep16305.
  • Kawahara, R., Bollinger, J. G., Rivera, C., Ribeiro, A. C. P., Brandão, T. B., Leme, A. F. P., & MacCoss, M. J. (2016). A targeted proteomic strategy for the measurement of oral cancer candidate biomarkers in human saliva. Proteomics, 16(1), 159-173. DOI: 10.1002/pmic.201500224.
  • Kawahara, R., Granato, D. C., Carnielli, C. M., Cervigne, N. K., Oliveria, C. E., Rivera, C., … & Leme, A. F. P. (2014). Agrin and perlecan mediate tumorigenic processes in oral squamous cell carcinoma. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115004. PLoS One, 9(12), e115004.
  • Brandão, T. B., Morais-Faria, K., Ribeiro, A. C. P., Rivera, C., Salvajoli, J. V., Lopes, M. A., … & Santos-Silva, A. R. (2018). Locally advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma patients treated with photobiomodulation for prevention of oral mucositis: retrospective outcomes and safety analyses. Supportive Care in Cancer, 26(7), 2417-2423. DOI: 10.1007/s00520-018-4046-z.
  • Palmier, N. R., Madrid, C. C., de Pauli Paglioni, M., Rivera, C., Martins, B. N. F. L., Araújo, A. L. D., … & Santos-Silva AR. (2018). Cracked tooth syndrome in irradiated patients with head and neck cancer. Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology, 126(4), 335-341. DOI: 10.1016/j.oooo.2018.06.005.

Professional and Administrative Activities
  • 2020–current. Professor, Department of Stomatology, Area of Oral Medicine and Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2020–current. Module Coordinator of Molecular basis of histology, M.Sc. program in Biomedical Sciences (Oral Pathology), University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2019–current. Module Coordinator of Thesis Project and Thesis disciplines, School of Dentistry, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2019–current. Coordinator of the Oral Medicine and Pathology Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2018–current. Academic Advisor in the M.Sc. program in Biomedical Sciences (Oral Pathology), University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2018–current. Academic Advisor in the Ph.D. program in Sciences (Research and Development (R+D) of Bioactive Products), University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2018. Module Coordinator of Craniofacial Morphogenesis discipline, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics specialty, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2018. Module Coordinator of Morphology I (Anatomy, Histology and Embryology) discipline, School of Medicine, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2012–current. Director of CreoSalud Dental Clinical Center (Oral Medicine Service), Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2011–2019. Professor, Department of Basic Biomedical Sciences, Area of Histology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Talca, Talca, Maule Region, Chile.
  • 2011. Professor of Oral Medicine and Pathology, School of Dentistry, Bolivarian University, Concepción, Bio-Bio Region, Chile.
  • 2010–2011. Director of Children’s Dental Clinic, JUNAEB Dental Module, Peralillo, O’Higgins Region, Chile.

Financial Support from Funding Agencies (Acting as PI Leader) 
  • 2018–2021. Fondecyt grant no. 11180170. Discovery of biomarkers with clinical utility for recurrent aphthous stomatitis using saliva as liquid biopsy and mass spectrometry-based proteomics.
  • 2019–2020. Red Estatal de Odontología grant no. REO19-012. A pilot proteomic analysis of salivary biomarkers in recurrent aphthous stomatitis.

Supervisions and Students Holding a Fellowship
  • Detection of biomarkers of recurrent oral diseases using matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization mass spectrometry (as co-advisor). César Eduardo Sepúlveda Orellana, Ph.D., Conicyt no. 21170039 Fellowship.
  • Determination of salivary biomarkers for recurrent aphthous stomatitis mass spectrometry-based proteomics. Romina Paz Hernández Olivos, M.Sc., Fondecyt no. 11180170 Fellowship.
  • Severity of recurrent aphthous stomatitis based on clinical-morphological characteristics: prospective observational study. Mariagrazia Paola Muñoz Pastén, Bachelor, Fondecyt no. 11180170 Fellowship.
  • Quality of life of patients with recurrent aphthous stomatitis: prospective observational study. Esteban Giovanny Nuñez Muñoz, Bachelor, Fondecyt no. 11180170 Fellowship.

Public Profiles

Other Information

Cesar has recently participated in the television program Más Conocimiento (More Scientific Knowledge) (https://youtu.be/IQ5fLk_MJl8), where he discussed oral medicine, with emphasis on recurrent aphthous stomatitis.