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Penn Dental Team Uses Nanoparticles to Break Up Plaque and Prevent Cavities »

Jul 27, 2016 Dr. Michel Koo's lab has used nanoparticles to activate hydrogen peroxide, producing free radicals that were able to degrade the biofilm matrix and kill the bacteria within.


Penn Dental-Led Team Develops Plant-based Polio Booster Vaccine »

Jul 22, 2016 Dr. Henry Daniell's lab has developed an oral polio vaccine booster by manipulating plants to express a protein found in the polio virus.


Penn Dental Medicine Appoints New Members to its Board of Overseers »

Jul 21, 2016 Dr. Anne Koch (D’77, GD’93) and Dr. Anne Klamar have been appointed to the Penn Dental Medicine Board of Overseers.

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University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030