Dental Medicine

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Penn Dental Medicine Study Produces Low-cost Drug in Lettuce
September 30, 2015
Biopharmaceuticals, or drugs that are based on whole proteins, are expensive to make and require refrigeration to store. Insulin, for example, is unaffordable and inaccessible to most of the global population.
Penn Dental Medicine Study Blocks Inflammatory Bone Loss in Gum Disease
September 30, 2015
Periodontitis, a severe form of gum disease, doesn’t just cause soft-tissue inflammation and bleeding. It also destroys the bone that supports the teeth. If it progresses unchecked, it can lead to tooth loss and is even associated with systemic inflammatory conditions like atherosclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis. 
World Water Week at Penn
August 24, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania's health schools are showing support for World Water Week by highlighting the University's expertise in a broad range of water-related issues. Each day we'll feature a different topic. Follow along and learn more on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬. 
Penn Study Details ‘Rotten Egg’ Gas’ Role in Autoimmune Disease
August 11, 2015
The immune system not only responds to infections and other potentially problematic abnormalities in the body, it also contains a built-in brake in the form of regulatory T cells, or Tregs. Tregs ensure that inflammatory responses don’t get out of hand and do damage. In autoimmune diseases, sometimes these Treg cells don’t act as they should.
Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at Penn's Arthur Ross Gallery
July 16, 2015
Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans at University of Pennsylvania’s Arthur Ross Gallery July 18 – November 8, 2015   The Arthur Ross Gallery at the University of Pennsylvania presents Courtly Treasures: The Collection of Thomas W. Evans, Surgeon Dentist to Napoleon III, an exhibition, that brings together objects from Penn’s School of Dental Medicine.  
Denis Kinane Reappointed Dean of the Penn School of Dental Medicine
June 17, 2015
Denis Kinane has been appointed to a second term as dean of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Penn Joins edX Partnership, Expands Free Online Classes
June 15, 2015
The University of Pennsylvania today announced a partnership with leading nonprofit online learning platform edX, expanding the University’s open learning course offerings to reach millions of additional learners worldwide.
Penn’s Kang Ko Has a Promising Future in Academic Dentistry
May 19, 2015
By Madeleine Stone  @themadstone Kang Ko never planned to become a typical dentist. Long before he came to the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine to pursue his degree, he fell in love with teaching and research. 
Penn Celebrates National Public Health Week
April 6, 2015
Penn's health schools are celebrating National Public Health Week by featuring stories that highlight public health efforts across the University. Follow along on Twitter at ‪#‎PennOneHealth‬. ***