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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.


DScD Student Awarded IADR Periodontal Research Group Travel Award »

Jul 21, 2016 As the award recipient, Dr. Hyeran Helen Jeon, a Penn Dental Medicine DScD candidate, presented her research on wound healing at the IADR General Session in Korea.


Dr. Shuying Yang Joins Penn Dental Medicine’s Department of Anatomy & Cell Biology »

Jul 18, 2016 Dr. Yang’s research interests focus on exploring the mechanism of craniofacial and bone development and bone remodeling as well as gene/stem cell therapy of bone diseases.


In the News: Fox 29 Talks with Drs. Sollecito and Stoopler on Oral, Systemic Health Connection »

Jun 30, 2016 Drs. Tom Sollecito and Eric Stoopler of the School's Dept. of Oral Medicine explain how one's mouth can hold lifesaving clues to other conditions.

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Penn Dental Medicine Journal

The Penn Dental Medicine Journal is published twice a year for the alumni and friends of Penn Dental Medicine, featuring stories on the School’s programs and activities and news on faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

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