Number of meta-analyses: 2

Project Description:

Alexander is a medical doctor and dentistry student, as well as a PhD student at the Doctoral School of Clinical Medicine. Alex joined the Translational Medicine Program in 2021. His main interest is maxillofacial surgery.The first project is a meta-analysis that compares maxillofacial growth in cleft lip and palate patients undergoing either one-stage or two-stage palatoplasty, aiming to provide evidence-based reccomendations to guide this clinical decision and improve surgical outcome and life quality of those patients. The second project is another meta-analysis that investigates the clinical applicability of salivary miRNA as a noninvasive, early tumor diagnostic marker, increasing the opportunity for an efficient treatment, and implementing an easier, cheaper and safer diagnostic tool.