Penn Dental Medicine views scholarship as a central component of excellence in instruction and patient care and places a high priority on research. The School’s research enterprise spans scientific disciplines to translate new knowledge into clinical therapies that positively impact our understanding of oral disease and advance patient care.
Diabetes-induced changes in DNA methylation and histone methylation interfere with gingival and dermal wound healing. Specific inhibitors to both completely rescue diabetic wound healing.
The annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their chosen field or fields through the publication of multiple highly cited papers during the last decade.