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2020 QS Ranking: U-M dental school is No. 1 in U.S., third in world

March 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., March 4, 2020 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is rated as the top dental school in the United States for the sixth consecutive year by an international publication that rates universities. The 2020 QS World University Rankings also lists U-M as the third best dental school in the world, …

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Research Day 2020: Awards presented from wide range of scientific inquiry

February 21, 2020

Reading Time: 9 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 21, 2020 – More than 100 studies highlighted during the School of Dentistry’s annual Research Day on Wednesday tracked an impressive variety of scientific questions. Researchers examined complex cell biology related to many aspects of oral health, as well as topics such as predicting future tooth loss and a potential therapy …

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Record Number of Posters Set for Annual Research Day Feb. 19

February 6, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 6, 2020 – The annual Research Day tradition at the School of Dentistry continues on Feb. 19 with the presentation of the latest scientific studies by dental and dental hygiene students, graduate students in various specialties, PhD candidates, postdocs, faculty, staff and visiting scholars. Research is thriving at the school with …

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‘Nature Communications’ Journal Publishes New Bone Research by Noriaki Ono Group

January 29, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 29, 2020 – A research team led by School of Dentistry faculty member Noriaki Ono has published a new study advancing the understanding of how cells repair bone injuries. Published in the journal Nature Communications, the study goes beyond previous research that found that bone regeneration is performed by a small …

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Faculty published nearly 200 papers in leading journals in 2019

January 15, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 15, 2020 – With more than $25 million in annual research expenditures, the University of Michigan School of Dentistry is involved with scientific research that ranges from innovative clinical trials for dentistry to advancing our understanding of cancer to leading breakthroughs in new disciplines such as regenerative medicine. This significant research …

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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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$3.8 million ‘Cancer Moonshot’ research grant awarded to dental school; Dr. Yu Leo Lei will lead researchers from U-M, other universities

October 18, 2019

Reading Time: 3 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 18, 2019 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Yu Leo Lei is the principal investigator for research on new cancer prevention therapies that has been funded by a major grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The five-year, $3.8 million …

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School remains leader in NIDCR grant funding

August 28, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ann Arbor, Mich., Aug. 28, 2019 — The University of Michigan School of Dentistry has received more research funding from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research in fiscal 2018 than any dental institution in the country. A newly-released compilation of NIDCR grants shows that the school received $18.2 million for a variety of research …

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