Dental Education News: 
July 2017
NYU Dentistry's Dr. Nicole N. Scheff Receives $120,000-Plus NIDCR F32 Grant to Investigate the Biology of Sex Differences in Oral Cancer Pain

Dr. Scheff to investigate whether immune cells in the oral cancer environment contribute to sex differences in oral cancer pain.   Read more

Oral Health Care Access
Global Innovation Grant Awarded to Support International Learning Lab for Oral Health

Dr. Kavita Ahluwalia's work will address oral health disease and disparities in Kenya and Brazil.

Other News
UR Word of Mouth: New Report Released on Pain and Opioid Epidemic

Forty-four Students Attend 2017 NYU Dentistry/Colgate-Palmolive Student Leadership Retreat

Forty-four DDS, dental hygiene, postgraduate, and international programs students participated in the fourth annual NYU Dentistry/Colgate-Palmolive Student Leadership Retreat held in Norwalk, Connecticut, from July 7-9.  Read more

UB: Estrogen therapy may prevent gum disease in women over 50

NYU: Sea Urchin Protein Provides Insights into Self-Assembly of Skeletal Structures
Researchers from NYU Dentistry are investigating a protein found inside the spicules of a sea urchin embryo to understand what makes these proteins such efficient 'brick organizers'   Read more

UB faculty members honored for achievements in dental research and pharmacology education
University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine faculty members Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been named 2017 fellows of prestigious academic societies in the fields of dental research and pharmacology.   Read more
Columbia: Dr. Kenneth Judy, Implantology Pioneer, Gives Generously to the Field
In his 47 years as a private practice general dentist, Dr. Kenneth Judy remembers the one time he promoted himself: It was in the early 1970s, and he had agreed to an interview with Good Housekeeping magazine for a story on dental implants. As soon as the story ran, Dr. Judy's phone started ringing off the hook. Read more

UR Word of Mouth: EIOH Periodontal Alumnus Donates $500K

Thanks to a generous gift, an Eastman Institute for Oral Health periodontal alumnus will provide many residents an opportunity he wishes he had in the early 1990's.  Dr. Douglas Dompkowski, who finished the EIOH Periodontal Residency program in 1995, has gifted $500,000 to help fund EIOH periodontal residents' education through scholarship and fellowship support.  Read more

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