Dec 02, 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.
Dec 01, 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.
Nov 28, 2014 Dr. Henry Daniell is featured in Nature regarding his work on pills made from bioengineered lettuce that could help to prevent one of the most serious complications of haemophilia treatment.
Nov 12, 2014 Two live clinical cases were part of a two-day continuing education program held at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Center.
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.
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.
Nov 05, 2014 Dr. Shi, Professor, Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology, studies mesenchymal stem cells and their relationship to orofacial diseases at the molecule and cellular levels.
Nov 02, 2014 As part of a BBC Horizons program on medical innovations, Penn Dental's Dr. Henry Daniell shares his plant-based platform for producing vaccines and biopharmaceuticals.
Oct 30, 2014 As part of the growth in alumni relations and development, Liz Ketterlinus joins the School in the new post of Senior Associate Dean of Development & Alumni Relations.
Oct 29, 2014 Penn's Vice Provost for Research discusses the Penn Innovation Center (PCI) and the work of Penn Dental's Dr. Henry Daniell on a platform for producing and delivering drugs through plants--part of the PCI development.
Oct 13, 2014 This study by Dr. Henry Daniell and collaborators has shown a way to deliver a therapy through oral delivery for a disease in critical need of an innovative therapy.
Sep 30, 2014 Penn’s “Bridging the Gaps” program also to be recognized for excellence in interprofessional service and education. Penn Dental Medicine students and faculty participate in Bridging the Gaps and work with Dr. Goren, providing interdisciplinary services at United Community Clinic.
Sep 02, 2014 Dr. Michel Koo and NIH collaborators found the nucleus propels cells, creating pressure that thrusts the plasma membrane forward, in a study published in Science.
Aug 31, 2014 Collaboration of Dr. George Hajishengallis with NIDCR investigator identifies targets to reverse bone loss and inflammation in immune disorder.
Aug 30, 2014 In a new study, a research team led by Dr. Henry Daniell is using plant cells to teach the immune system to tolerate rather than attack the clotting factor protein used in treating hemophilia.
Aug 12, 2014 The National Cancer Institute spotlights the research of grantee Dr. Akintoye, who is studying the behavior of jaw bone stem cells and cancer treatment complications.
Aug 08, 2014 Drs. Thomas Sollecito, Eric Stoopler recognized by the ICD as editors of Dental Clinics of North America Clinical Approaches to Oral Mucosal Disorders: Part I.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jun 11, 2014 The School has doubled the number of pediatric residents accepted each year; the first class at this larger size starts in July.
May 21, 2014 The Evans Award is the Alumni Society’s highest recognition award. Dr. Sollecito is only the seventh recipient since the award’s establishment in 1993.
May 20, 2014 Dr. George Hajishengallis and collaborators from Penn Medicine have shown a promising new target, a component of the immune system, for the treatment of periodontitis.
May 14, 2014 Faculty members were honored for excellence in teaching by the graduating class at the School’s Senior Farewell, held May 13 at The Bellevue.
May 08, 2014 Featured in the May/June issue of The Pennsylvania Gazette, is a story on the research of Dr. Henry Daniell, Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry and Pathology.
Apr 30, 2014 This year’s applications focused on new projects that also involve new collaborations between Penn Dental Medicine faculty.
Apr 28, 2014 The World Workshop of Oral Medicine and the Annual Meeting of the AAOM were both held in Orlando, Fla., April 6 to 12, 2014.
Apr 10, 2014 Penn Current talks with Dr. Henry Daniell, Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry and Pathology, on his plant-based platform for producing and delivering drugs.
Apr 01, 2014 This was the sixth year that students in Penn Dental Medicine’s Oral Cancer Society organized the event.
Mar 26, 2014 A study by Dr. George Hajishengallis, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, looked at leukocyte adhesion deficiency patients, who suffer from severe gum disease.
Mar 18, 2014 A study by Dr. Michel Koo, Professor, Dept of Orthodontics, suggests early childhood caries may result from an unhealthy partnership between a bacterium and fungus.
Mar 18, 2014 The Gies Awards recognize the best papers published in the IADR/AADR Journal of Dental Research. Dr. Hajishengallis' award is in the category of biological research.
Mar 17, 2014 Dr. Daniell has developed a new technology that relies on plant cells to produce and deliver human therapeutic protiens to treat infectious and inherited diseases.
Jan 27, 2014 Through Penn's International Internship Program, second-year student Tina Chou spent two months supporting dental care in the rural village of Bwiam, The Gambia.
Jan 27, 2014 Dr. Golub, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, first joined the School in 1977. He served as Chair of the Department of Biochemistry from 1996-2003.
Jan 16, 2014 Community honors students discuss with Penn Current a new dental care program they have established with Philadelphia FIGHT, serving people living with HIV/AIDS.
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