Zhou Research Article Most Cited in Prominent International Journal
Posted on 9/25/2013
Congratulations to Charles Zhou and his team! According to Journal Citation Reports, "MicroRNA-7 targets IGR1R (insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor) in tongue squamous cell carcinoma cells," was the most-cited research article in the Gene section of International Biochemical Journal. Authors of the article include Lu Jiang, Xiqiang Liu, Zujian Chen, Vi Jin, Caroline E. Heidbreder, Antonia Kolokythas, Anxun Wang, Yang Dai, and Xiaofeng Zhou.
This is another terrific example of high impact research being conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s College of Dentistry.
Pediatric Dentistry & NASCAR Team up to Give Kids A Smile®
Posted on 9/25/2013
Dr. Raja helps kids go back to school
Posted on 8/22/2013
Dr. Sheela Raja, clinical assistant professor of pediatric dentistry and a licensed psychologist, was interviewed in-studio this morning by CBS Channel 2 about how kids can overcome their worries when beginning a new school year. Dr. Raja talks to CBS Channel 2
COD Research from Dr. Christine Wu’s team Featured in New York Daily News, Science Daily
Posted on 7/31/2013
New report from Dr. Christine Wu’s caries research team in the College of Dentistry's Department of Pediatric Dentistry was recently featured in both the New York Daily News and Science Daily.
The research shows that "washing down sugary breakfast cereal with milk after eating reduces plaque acid levels and may prevent damage to tooth enamel that leads to cavities."
Dr. Sheela Raja Talks Veggies with Nashua Telegraph
Posted on 7/15/2013
Dr. Sheela Raja, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Dentistry and a clinical psychologist, was quoted in a piece from the Nashua Telegraph about how to get children to eat more vegetables. Read the full story on the Telegraph's website.
Dr. Alison Doubleday Discusses Learning Apps
Posted on 7/10/2013
Dr. Bill Knight Promotes New Eco-friendly Equipment
Posted on 7/1/2013
Dr. Bill Knight, Executive Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, describes how the College of Dentistry is committed to pursuing sustainability in a video produced by UIC Campus Housing.
Dr. Christine Wu Quoted in Popular Science
Posted on 6/5/2013
Professor Christine Wu was interviewed for the Popular Science article "How Does Chewing Gum Freshen Breath?", explaining how bad breath is caused and which types of gum are better at combatting it. Read the full article here.
UIC Alumni Mag Highlights COD Community-Based Education Program
Posted on 6/26/2013
The UIC Alumni Magazine’s Summer 2013 issue features a major article about the College of Dentistry’s Community-Based Education program. The article quotes Dr. Caswell Evans, Associate Dean of Prevention & Public Health Sciences, as well as students Julie Arabia, Alli Alberts, and Sonia Schweiki. Alumni that were interviewed for this piece include Drs. Jill Baskin ('83), Lynse Briney ('05), Grace Ahn ('07), and Justin Welke ('11). Read the full article here.
Recent Grads Featured in Delta Dental Newsletter
Posted on 6/24/2013
Alec Zurek, ’13. and Claire Sheehan, ’13, were recipients of the Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation Awards Dental Student Grants. Read the full article in Delta Dental of Illinois' newsletter.
Maria Javaid – comfortable with trailblazing technology
Posted on 12/11/2013
Doctoral candidate Maria Javaid uses 3D technology to teach dental students anatomy, and is revolutionizing the field of robotic caregiving. To read more about her innovative work, click here.
Blending psychology, dentistry & social media to help patients
Posted on 11/22/2013
Psychologist and College of Dentistry professor Sheela Raja has got the media's ear. Find out more about at UIC's News Center.
Nanotechnology revolutionizing dental implants
Posted on 10/9/2013
Dr. Sukotjo and team using nanotechnology to help dental implants heal faster and fight infection. Read more about this exciting development in Science World Report.
Student needs a steady hand to combine dentistry, football
Posted on 10/9/2013
2013 UIC COD graduate and current student in the advanced prosthodontics program, Alli Alberts is featured in a UIC news story discussing her career playing as a wide receiver/defensive back for the Chicago Bliss football team.
Dr. Christine Wu discusses 8 Foods for Healthy Teeth
Posted on 10/25/2013
Professor James Radosevich helping rebuild Uganda one book at a time
Posted on 10/23/2013
Radosevich, professor in the Center for Molecular Biology for Oral Diseases, and a dedicated volunteer, is helping rebuild the African country devastated by years of civil war, famine, and disease. UIC News Center reports on his mission and how you can get help.
Dr. Harvey Wigdor on Chicago Public Radio speaking about barriers to senior citizens’ dental care
Posted on 10/16/2013
Dr. Harvey Wigdor, Clinical Professor, Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, was interviewed October 10, 2013 on Chicago Public Radio’s (91.5 FM) The Morning Shift. He spoke about challenges senior citizens face in obtaining dental care.
Listen here: (Note: segment starts with Muppet character Elmo singing for a few seconds, but is immediately followed by a serious discussion between Dr. Wigdor and the host.)