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Goal of dental school’s Research Day: Turning discovery into health

February 21, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 21, 2024 – For the second year in a row, a record number of research posters covered a wide-ranging variety of scientific research by students, postdoctoral trainees, staff and faculty at the annual Research Day held by the School of Dentistry on Feb. 15. The 160 posters provided insight into basic …

School of Dentistry faculty, staff and students continued to advance scientific research with a broad array of publications in 2023

February 8, 2024

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 8, 2024 – The University of Michigan School of Dentistry continued its leadership in important dental, oral and craniofacial research in 2023 with faculty publishing 263 papers, articles and reviews in a variety of leading scientific journals. The school’s annual research expenditures totaled $24.9 million and faculty received 38 grants, the …

Dental school faculty member Isabelle Lombaert receives major innovation award

October 30, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Oct. 30, 2023 – School of Dentistry faculty member Dr. Isabelle Lombaert, a principal investigator for research on finding solutions for dry mouth, or xerostomia, has received a major funding award of $500,000.  She is one of the 2023 recipients of the University of Michigan Medical School’s Frankel Innovation Initiative Award, a …

Dental school PhD candidate draws national and international awards

September 19, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Sept. 19, 2023 – When Yao Yao left China in 2017 for a summer research internship at the University of Toronto in Canada, she expected it would be an interesting experience after which she would return to her home country, finish her final year of dental school and then decide on her …

Research Day: School’s annual event focuses on improving health by advancing science

February 22, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Feb. 22, 2023 – An incredible variety of scientific research projects and a record number of posters energized the annual Research Day on Feb. 16 at the School of Dentistry. The event celebrates the quest for scientific knowledge by students, postdoctoral trainees, staff and faculty members in the research labs and clinics …

School’s research mission and publications remained robust, diverse throughout 2022

January 13, 2023

Ann Arbor, Mich., Jan. 13, 2023 – Generating new research, a core part of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry’s mission, continued in 2022 with about $25.4 million in annual research expenditures. In addition, more than 240 papers, articles and reviews were published by the school’s faculty in a wide range of topics, including …