Periodontics & Oral Medicine

School extends editing role with Journal of Dental Education

September 10, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 10, 2020 – The School of Dentistry will continue to have a prominent role in the leading academic journal for dental education as one faculty member replaces another as the publication’s associate editor. Dr. Romesh Nalliah, a clinical professor and Associate Dean for Patient Services, began as associate editor of the …

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Rogerio Castilho named interim chair of Periodontics and Oral Medicine department

July 13, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., July 13, 2020 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Rogerio Castilho has been named interim chair for the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, effective Aug. 1. Castilho is an associate professor in the department and serves as associate chair for its Division of Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine and Radiology. Dean …

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Medical, dental school researchers collaborate on connection between oral health and gut inflammation

June 16, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., June 16, 2020 – A new collaborative study from researchers at the University of Michigan medical and dental schools examines the link between poor oral health and inflammatory bowel disease. Nobuhiko Kamada, assistant professor of internal medicine in the division of gastroenterology, studies the collection of bacteria that are normally present in the …

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Regenerative Medicine Center led by School of Dentistry receives $31.4 million grant from NIDCR

May 19, 2020

Reading Time: 5 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., May 19, 2020 – A $31.4 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research will allow a regenerative medicine resource center led by the School of Dentistry to continue its important research into the restoration of dental, oral and craniofacial tissues lost to disease, injury or congenital disorders. The …

Dr. William Giannobile named dean of the Harvard dental school

April 23, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Thursday, April 23, 2020 – Dr. William Giannobile, a longtime faculty member and department chair at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry, has been named Dean of the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, effective Sept. 1, 2020. Giannobile is currently the William K. and Mary Anne Najjar Professor of Dentistry and …

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Kenyan TV station covers school’s Global Initiatives program

March 12, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 12, 2020 – University of Michigan School of Dentistry students and faculty who recently provided dental care for school children in Kenya were featured in a report by a Kenyan television station. Ten dental students, three dental hygiene students and two members of the school’s Internationally Trained Dentist Program went with …

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New Faculty Join School

January 23, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Faculty Updates are published in January and July each year to introduce full-time faculty who have joined the School of Dentistry. Ann Arbor, Mich., January 23, 2020 – The two new full-time faculty members who joined the School of Dentistry since Aug. 1, 2019, specialize in pediatric dentistry and periodontology. Here are brief biographies …

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Dental School Faculty Receive Award for Major Bioscience Initiative

December 9, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 9, 2019 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. David Kohn will lead a new research project that seeks to develop advanced materials that control the programming of cells and their spatio-temporal organization into functional three-dimensional tissues. Kohn, a professor in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics and …

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Faculty help celebrate JDR’s 100th Year

November 25, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Journal of Dental Research, one of the most prominent research publications in the dental field, turned 100 years old this year. To commemorate and celebrate, the journal created a series of articles, papers and podcasts that highlight topics from its pages over the past century as it continuously transformed dental, oral and craniofacial research …

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