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Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education
...tes the Indiana University schools of medicine and dentistry
with the Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine and Purdue's strengths in engineering and science to create the only biomedical engineering doctoral program in Indiana. The focus will be on intelligent biomaterials, orthopedic biomechanics, medical ima...
Rare Mutation Find May Offer Clues To Treating Osteoporosis
... saidDr. J. Timothy Wright, professor of pediatric dentistry
at UNC-CH. "Still, ourwork on TDO syndrome is potentially extremely important because it could give usclues about how to treat osteoporosis more successfully." Osteoporosis -- the thinning of hip and other bones -- eventuallyaffects everyone ...
Real Connection Between Oral Health And Heart Disease
... the Advancement of Science, Universityof Michigan dentistry
Prof. Walter Loesche suggested several possibilities. Loesche spoke during a symposium titled "The Link Between Systemic Conditionsand Diseases and Oral Health." Because evidence of the link has come to light only recently, few studies havelooked dir...
Tip Sheet: Papers At IADR Meeting
...le head and face. Of course, cavitiesand cosmetic dentistry
still get a fair amount of attention, too. This w...Schoolof Public Health and an adjunct professor of dentistry
with the U-M School ofDentistry. In the mild form most often seen in this country, fluorosis causes...
Electronic dental anesthesia helps allay needle injection pain
...d a professor ofpediatric dentistry
at Ohio State University. "EDA was somewhat ...al professor of pediatric dentistry
at Ohio State; andJoel Weaver, an associate professor of dentistry
New textbook is first comprehensive guide to horse dentistry
...with plenty of on-hands laboratory work, on equine dentistry
forveterinarians. Baker illustrates a common problem to students using lettuce leaves and peanutsto show the difference between grazing and being grain-fed in stables. Lettuceallows horses to slide their teeth naturally with a healthy motion, wherea...
UNC scientist finds chief AIDS cancer needs trauma and virus to get started
...tal ecology and microbiology at the UNC schools of dentistry
and medicine. One is suppression of the immune system, which HIV causes. The second is the presence of human herpesvirus 8, or HHV8, which Dr. Yuan Chang and her husband Dr. Peter Moore of Columbia University discovered in 1994. And the third, which...
Test method provides biocompatibility 'barometer'
...le to use this method to produce new materials for dentistry
and other medical applications that are even more well matched to the human body....
Growing replacement teeth and dental tissues
...egenerative and tissue-engineering applications to dentistry
is one with immense potential, capable of bringing...effective. This translational model epitomizes how dentistry
should evolve and highlights the need for close partnerships between basic and clinical scientists....