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Recurrent Gingival, Oral Mucosal Lesions: A JAMA Clinical Challenge »

Nov 18, 2014 Drs. Eric Stoopler and Thomas Sollecito of the Department of Oral Medicine present a case study on lichen planus in a recent issue of JAMA.


Study Blocks Multiple Sclerosis Relapses in Mice »

Nov 11, 2014 A study by Dr. George Hajishengallis found a protein that blocks inflammation in the gums does the same for inflammation in the central nervous system, which may provide therapeutic approaches for MS.


Endodontic Resident Awarded $20,000 Study Grant »

Nov 10, 2014 Dr. Su-Min Lee (GD’15) was awarded a grant from the American Association of Endodontists Foundation for a study on new therapeutic approaches for dental pulpitis.


School Welcomes Its First Thouron Scholar »

Nov 07, 2014 Dr. Kevin Luan, a periodontic resident, was the first dental student in the Thouron Award program, a unique exchange between Penn and schools across the UK.

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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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