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Penn Dental Medicine Professor Unlocking the Mysteries of Mast Cells »

Mar 10, 2017 Dr. Hydar Ali, in the Dept. of Pathology, has spent his career discerning mast cells’ unique qualities and honing in on strategies to modulate their activity to improve health.


Penn Dental Medicine Launches Prosthodontics Residency Program »

Feb 17, 2017 Penn Dental Medicine is now accepting applications for its first class of prosthodontics residents to begin in July 2017. The application deadline is April 20, 2017.


Plant-made Hemophilia Therapy Shows Promise, Penn Dental Study Finds »

Feb 15, 2017 A new study from the lab of Dr. Henry Daniell gives hope for a therapy to keep hemophilia patients from developing antibodies that cause a rejection of clotting-factor infusions.


In the News: Consumer Reports Talks with Dr. Elliot Hersh on Pain Medications »

Jan 25, 2017 Taking a look at drugs to manage dental pain, Consumer Reports talks with Dr. Elliot Hersh on the effectiveness of over-the-counter options vs. prescription opioids.

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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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