Anatomy & Cell Biology

Anatomy & Cell Biology

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine has an active program of basic science and translational research activities and a strong commitment to training young scholars.

Our department has accomplished research programs in diverse areas such as human mesenchymal stem cells for use in tissue engineering and clinical treatment, physiological approaches to understand the mechanistic steps of neurodegenerative disease, and craniofacial and bone development.

Our curriculum prepares students to become leaders in dentistry and research. Faculty in the department teach human anatomy, histology, head and neck anatomy, and neuroscience.

Anatomy and Cell Biology

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Upcoming Events


May, 2019
[AAOM] American Academy of Oral Medicine Alumni Reception

616 St. Peter, New Orleans, LA


May, 2019
[AAPD] American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Alumni Reception

Raised Bar
One West Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL


May, 2019
[The Dean's Speaker Series] Pancreatic Cancer and Gut Microbiome: From Bench to Bedside

William Cheung Auditorium
Penn Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street


May, 2019
SAAHP Health Professions Fair

Peabody Hotel, Tennessee Exhibit Hall
118 S 2nd St
Memphis, TN 38103

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