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Dr. Uri Hangorsky Named Department of Periodontics Interim Chair »

Jan 31, 2018 Dr. Hangorsky has been part of the School’s periodontics faculty since 1980. He will remain in the Interim Chair role until the search is complete for a permanent Chair.


$1.53M Grant Expanding Pediatric Dentistry Training »

Jan 25, 2018 Awarded to the School’s Divisions of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health, the program is designed to enhance dental students’ course work and clinical experiences with young children.


Penn Dental Celebrates State-of-the-Art Renovation of its Main Clinic »

Jan 12, 2018 The School officially celebrated the opening of its new Robert I. Schattner Clinic with a ribbon cutting and open house tours of the state-of-the-art facility.


Altering Bone Marrow Can ‘Train’ Innate Immune System for Future Challenges »

Jan 11, 2018 A recent study from the lab of Dr. George Hajishengallis showed how the innate immune system can be trained to “remember” past threats/respond to future challenges.

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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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University of Pennsylvania
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