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Plant-made Antimicrobial Peptide Targets Dental Plaque and Gum Tissues »

Sep 22, 2016 The labs of Michel Koo & Henry Daniell showed a plant-made antimicrobial peptide significantly prevented bacterial biofilm build-up and could be taken up by oral cavity cells.


Penn Dental Medicine Welcomes New Board Member »

Sep 22, 2016 Vincent Mosimann, President and Chairman of the Board of Bien-Air Holding SA, has joined Penn Dental Medicine's Board of Overseers. Bien-Air is a privately held medical instrument manufacturer based in Switzerland.


Dental Mentorship Program Graduates Return to Penn as Students »

Sep 21, 2016 Freshman Melanie Grajales and her sister, a Penn undergrad, credit their time at Penn Dental through the summer mentorship program with putting them on a path to Penn.


Penn Dental Medicine Welcomes New Executive Director of Finance »

Aug 31, 2016 David Nerenberg, who will serve as the School’s chief financial officer, comes to Penn Dental with over 20 years in higher education, nonprofit and public sector finances.

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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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