The CiPD is a vibrant community of experts in Penn Dental Medicine and Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences who leverage cutting-edge approaches to:
(1) Accelerate discovery and translation of new therapies, diagnostics and devices to address unmet needs in oral health
(2) Train the next generation of leaders in dental, oral and craniofacial research and oral healthcare innovation
From new ways to study and intervene in disease, to the development of personalized biomedical tools and technologies for affordable diagnosis, prevention and treatment of oral diseases and craniofacial disorders, the Center is dedicated to advancing oral healthcare through engineering, biotechnological and computational approaches.
Along with Penn Dental Medicine and Penn Engineering & Applied Sciences, the CiPD core partners include Center for Clinical & Translational Research, Penn Health Tech, Institute for Biomedical Informatics, and the Penn Center for Innovation.