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In the News: Growing Plants to Save Lives »

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.

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Penn Dental Medicine-NIH Team Reverses Bone Loss in Immune Disorder »

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.

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Penn Dental Medicine Study Suggests Cause of Severe Tooth Decay in Toddlers »

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.

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Dr. George Hajishengallis to Receive 2014 IADR/AADR William J. Gies Award »

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.

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In the News: WHYY’s NewsWorks Talks to Dr. Henry Daniell on his 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.

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Penn Dental Student Brings Oral Health Education to a Gambian Village »

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.

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Penn Dental Medicine Mourns the Passing of Dr. Ellis Golub »

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.

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In the News: Dental Students Expand Outreach Programs for HIV Patients »

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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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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