Penn Dental Medicine

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In the News: What Diabetic Mice Can Teach Us about Keeping Teeth Healthy »

Sep 05, 2017 The Philadelphia Inquirer talked with Dr. Dana Graves on his findings that diabetes causes a shift in oral microbiome that fosters periodontitis.


Penn Dental’s Dr. Rabie Shanti Driven by Desire to ‘Make Someone Whole Again’ »

Aug 29, 2017 Dr. Shanti, who joined the faculty last year, is working to better understand oral cancers and to design new structures to replace the tissues his patients lose to surgery.


Bone Marrow Protein May Be Target for Improving Stem Cell Transplants »

Aug 28, 2017 A study from the lab of Dr. George Hajishjengallis has shown the protein, Del-1, plays a role following bone marrow transplants, making it a potential target for improving outcomes.

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Alumni Giving Report 2017

Thank you to all our donors for their generosity during the 2017 fiscal year and for all that their generosity has made possible.View report »
The Evans Building Centennial Renaissance project has transformed the school's historic Thomas Evans Building. This $37-million reconstruction began in 2015 and was completed in the spring 2017.
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University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
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Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030