Congratulations to Dr. Anne George, the Dr. Allan G. Brodie Endowed Professor, Professor of Oral Biology, and UIC University Scholar, who has received the 2020 International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award for Basic Research in Biological Mineralization. The honor includes a monetary award, a commemorative plaque, and membership on the IADR subcommittee that selects the award
The latest news about research at UIC College of Dentistry.
The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, through the Office of the Associate Dean for Research, and Ivoclar Vivadent, a leading international dental company with comprehensive product and systems lines, are partnering on a clinical study that began in the summer of 2018 at the College and is expected to last for two years.
The study is a “digital denture” trial, in which the college
Digital innovation, multi-center, multidisciplinary collaboration and novel approaches connecting basic lab science with clinical treatment were the themes in this year’s 32nd annual Clinic and Research Day.
Several undergrads, dental students, postgraduates and visiting scholars presented over
Get the latest update on dental sciences at the 32nd annual Clinic and Research Day, set for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, the only dental school in Chicago. The event will take on the appearance of a national dental meeting and coincides with the Chicago Dental Society’s
Recent research at the UIC College of Dentistry is improving scientists’ understanding of the connections between serious illnesses that affect many parts of our bodies, and periodontal (gum) disease.
The goal is to use these findings to lowering the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer’s and diabetes, especially as you age.
Periodontal disease bacteria
Some people who view ancient human remains, may just see the body in front of them. Anthropologists tend to see someone’s family member or perhaps someone who had an impact in their community. In other words, they see the life once lived by that person, beyond the physical remnants.
Historically, anthropology has depended on studying ancient teeth, as well as bones, to date human remains and lend a cultural
Based on article originally published by Jacqueline Carey
A $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will help University of Illinois at Chicago researchers study how herpesviruses, and their underlying molecular mechanisms, contribute to increased inflammation in oral diseases,
Dr. Russell Pesavento, a University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry MOST (Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training) postdoctoral fellow and a researcher in the Center for Biomolecular Sciences at the UIC College of Pharmacy, received the UIC Chancellor’s Translational Research Initiative (CTRI) award for 2018-2019.
The CTRI is offered to UIC faculty innovators by the UIC
Annette Merkel, a dual degree (DMD-PhD) College of Dentistry student in the MOST (Multidisciplinary Oral Science Training) program, has received a competitive National Institutes of Health F30 award through the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. The prestigious F30 is a fellowship grant for dual-degree students who aim to have careers as clinician-scientists.