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Penn Dental-Univ of Florida Team Treats Pulmonary Hypertension Through the Leaves of Plants »

Oct 13, 2014 This study by Dr. Henry Daniell and collaborators has shown a way to deliver a therapy through oral delivery for a disease in critical need of an innovative therapy.


Penn Dental-NIH Team Discovers New Type of Cell Movement in 3D Matrix »

Sep 02, 2014 Dr. Michel Koo and NIH collaborators found the nucleus propels cells, creating pressure that thrusts the plasma membrane forward, in a study published in Science.


In the News: NIDCR ScienceSpotlight Features Penn Dental Collaboration on LAD-I Periodontitis »

Aug 31, 2014 Collaboration of Dr. George Hajishengallis with NIDCR investigator identifies targets to reverse bone loss and inflammation in immune disorder.


Plant-based Research at Penn Dental Prevents Complication of Hemophilia Treatment in Mice »

Aug 30, 2014 In a new study, a research team led by Dr. Henry Daniell is using plant cells to teach the immune system to tolerate rather than attack the clotting factor protein used in treating hemophilia.

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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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