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Battling Global Health Threat
Researcher receives $7.2 million from military to fight drug-resistant bacteria

Dr. Daniel Kadouri.
With help from a cooperative agreement for up to $7.2 million from the U.S. military, researcher Dr. Daniel Kadouri of Rutgers School of Dental Medicine is at the forefront of the race to fight drug-resistant bacteria. Kadouri is the principal investigator of a project that examines the therapeutic potential of two types of predatory bacteria that kill germs that have developed a resistance to antibiotics.  LEARN MORE
Home Team
Nearly $2 million awarded for collaboration to help Newark patients

In a city where 30 percent of residents live below the poverty level and many are disabled, RSDM will help thousands find access to oral health care. Thanks to a $1.75 million federal grant, a new program will place dental students at community-based health clinics in Newark to work with patients and students from other healthcare fields. 


Biologist's research on cancer treatment licensed for veterinary use
Dr. Scott Kachlany

The company founded by RSDM researcher Dr. Scott Kachlany, who is developing a drug proven to kill diseased white blood cells in animals, has signed a licensing agreement with a veterinary pharmaceutical company. LEARN MORE 


Keeping the Faith
Dr. Hoda Yousef
Muslim alum is pioneer

As one of RSDM's first female Muslim students, Hoda Yousef, Class of '91, faced both misperceptions and curiosity. Today, she is a faculty member and respected leader in the field of implant technology.  


Winning Smiles
RSDM volunteers at Special Olympics

Volunteers at the Special Olympics Summer Games

For more than a decade, RSDM faculty and students have been helping Special Olympics athletes learn how to take care of their teeth and gums. They were back again this year at the Special Olympics Summer Games, held this month at the College of New Jersey. LEARN MORE