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New Coursera Course from Penn Dental Explores Medicine, Dentistry Ties »

Sep 19, 2017 In the course, Dr. Uri Hangorsky interviews Penn physicians about their areas of specialty with Drs.Tom Sollecito and Eric Stoopler providing commentary on the dental ties.


In the News: What Diabetic Mice Can Teach Us about Keeping Teeth Healthy »

Sep 05, 2017 The Philadelphia Inquirer talked with Dr. Dana Graves on his findings that diabetes causes a shift in oral microbiome that fosters periodontitis.


Penn Dental’s Dr. Rabie Shanti Driven by Desire to ‘Make Someone Whole Again’ »

Aug 29, 2017 Dr. Shanti, who joined the faculty last year, is working to better understand oral cancers and to design new structures to replace the tissues his patients lose to surgery.


Bone Marrow Protein May Be Target for Improving Stem Cell Transplants »

Aug 28, 2017 A study from the lab of Dr. George Hajishjengallis has shown the protein, Del-1, plays a role following bone marrow transplants, making it a potential target for improving outcomes.

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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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