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Penn Dental Medicine Study Blocks Inflammatory Bone Loss in Gum Disease »

Sep 30, 2015 The study led by Dr. George Hajishengallis shows a protein can inhibit bone loss associated with periodontitis and could have implications for other diseases involving bone loss.


Penn Dental Medicine Study Is Proof-of-Concept for Low-cost Drug Made in Lettuce »

Sep 30, 2015 The study from the lab of Dr. Henry Daniell shows the viability of his plant-based system for producing drugs in plants at a large scale and at a low cost for human clinical trials.


Penn Dental Medicine Receives $10 Million Gift from Alumnus Robert I. Schattner, DDS »

Sep 29, 2015 The gift is the largest from a living alumnus in the School's history and will fund a dramatic new meeting/reception space and the renovation of the School's Main Clinic.


Journal Paper Earns Top Award from American Heart Association »

Sep 28, 2015 Dr. Henry Daniell received the award for the top basic science paper in Hypertension in 2014 that identified a drug that can be used to treat pulmonary hypertension.

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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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