Dr.Graves was recognized for his “outstanding achievements” in periodontal disease research. The award was presented today at the 92nd IADR General Session & Exhibition.
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.
The School has doubled the number of pediatric residents accepted each year; the first class at this larger size starts in July.
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.
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.
Faculty members were honored for excellence in teaching by the graduating class at the School’s Senior Farewell, held May 13 at The Bellevue.
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.
This year’s applications focused on new projects that also involve new collaborations between Penn Dental Medicine faculty.
The World Workshop of Oral Medicine and the Annual Meeting of the AAOM were both held in Orlando, Fla., April 6 to 12, 2014.
Penn Current talks with Dr. Henry Daniell, Professor, Depts. of Biochemistry and Pathology, on his plant-based platform for producing and delivering drugs.
This was the sixth year that students in Penn Dental Medicine’s Oral Cancer Society organized the event.
A study by Dr. George Hajishengallis, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, looked at leukocyte adhesion deficiency patients, who suffer from severe gum disease.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Golub, Professor, Department of Biochemistry, first joined the School in 1977. He served as Chair of the Department of Biochemistry from 1996-2003.
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.
Community honors students discuss with Penn Current a new dental care program they have established with Philadelphia FIGHT, serving people living with HIV/AIDS.
Penn Dental Medicine presented the Global Penn Endo-Perio Symposium, Dec. 6-7, in Krakow and signed a memorandum of understanding with a university there as well.
The lab of Dr. Henry Daniell has successfully paired a receptor that targets neurons with a molecule that degrades the main component of Alzheimer’s plaques,