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Faculty member, students receive awards at annual AADOCR conference

April 20, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 20, 2022 – A School of Dentistry faculty member and several students received awards from the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) at its national conference last month. Faculty member Dr. Jacques Nör, the 2021-22 president of AADOCR (formerly the AADR), presented three Presidential Citations at the end …

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Ralph Helmick sculpture at School of Dentistry adds distinctive new element to the University of Michigan campus art collection

April 12, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 12, 2022 – A new art installation at the School of Dentistry brings a distinctive addition to the portfolio of art on the University of Michigan campus, school and university administrators said during a reception celebrating the artist and his striking creation. Perennial is a sculpture by award-winning artist Ralph Helmick …

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School of Dentistry again ranked No. 1 in the U.S. in annual QS survey

April 6, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., April 6, 2022 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is ranked as the top dental school in the United States for the eighth consecutive year by an international publication that rates universities and their specialty programs. The 2022 QS World University Rankings by Subject, released Wednesday, also list U-M as …

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Faculty member Yuji Mishina appointed as Mann Professor of Dentistry

March 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., March 7, 2022 – School of Dentistry faculty member Yuji Mishina has been appointed as the William R. Mann Professor of Dentistry. The five-year appointment, effective March 1, 2022, through Feb. 28, 2027, was approved by the University of Michigan Board of Regents at its February meeting. Mishina was recommended by the …

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Faculty published more than 200 research papers in leading journals in 2021

January 10, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 10, 2022 – With more than $23 million in annual research expenditures, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry generates a wide range of scientific research, from testing new biomaterials and exploring regenerative bone techniques to gaining new insight into how head-and-neck cancer cells resist chemotherapy. Research led by faculty and …

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Dean, faculty contribute to landmark national report on oral health in America

January 7, 2022

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 7, 2022 – A new landmark report on the state of oral health in America contains significant contributions from 17 faculty members at the School of Dentistry. “Oral Health in America: Advances and Challenges” was prepared under the direction of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) at the …

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Dr. Hom-Lay Wang receives distinguished service award; several others also cited by national periodontology group

December 8, 2021

Ann Arbor, Mich., Dec. 8, 2021 – Periodontics faculty and graduate program residents received numerous awards at the American Academy of Periodontology annual meeting last month. Faculty member Dr. Hom-Lay Wang received the Distinguished Service Award from the organization that represents more than 8,000 periodontists. The award honors members who have contributed to the specialty …

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