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In the News: Restoring Works from the Thomas W. Evans Art Collection »

Jul 17, 2014 The Penn Current talks with Dean Denis Kinane on the work done to restore pieces from the late 19th-century art collection of Thomas Evans.


Dr. Morton Amsterdam, Renowned Educator and Clinician, Dies at 92 »

Jul 10, 2014 Professor Emeritus in the Department of Periodontics, Dr. Amsterdam had a far-reaching impact on the fields of periodontics and advanced restorative dentistry.


Dr. Dana Graves Receives IADR Distinguished Scientist Award »

Jun 25, 2014 Dr.Graves was recognized for his “outstanding achievements” in periodontal disease research. The award was presented today at the 92nd IADR General Session & Exhibition.


Gum Disease Bacteria Selectively Disarm Immune System, Penn Study Finds »

Jun 11, 2014 A study from the lab of Dr. George Hajishengallis shows that bacteria responsible for periodontitis cause a two-prong manipulation of the human immune system.

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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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