Professor Mauro Farella
University of Otago
Faculty of Dentistry
DDS, PhD, PD, Specialist in Orthodontics, Specialist in Medical Statistics, Professor of Orthodontics
My current research interests include clinical orthodontics, craniofacial growth, craniofacial biology, oral physiology, and biomedical three-dimensional imaging. In addition, I have an expertise in orofacial musculature, temporomandibular joints, orofacial pain, and their quantitative assessment using electromyography, optoelectronic and magnetic jaw tracking, and pain thresholds measurements. I have a degree in medical statistics with an expertise in the analysis of time-series and correlated data. I have a special interest in the development of wireless body area networks to be used in oral sciences.
I am a member of the Neuroscience Programme, of Pain@Otago, and of Genetics Otago.