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Dr. Habib Benzian Co-edits First-ever WHO Global Oral Health Status Report
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first-ever Global Oral Health Status Report, which creates a comprehensive picture of oral disease burden with data profiles for 194 countries and provides unique insights into key areas of oral health.
NYU Dentistry Awarded NIDCR Funding to Continue Development of Gel to Treat Periodontal Disease
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) has awarded a grant to researchers at NYU College of Dentistry to continue their development of a topical gel to treat periodontal disease and prevent related bone loss.
NYU Dentistry Awarded Department of Defense Grant to Investigate the Causes of Oral Cancer Pain
Project will address a neglected issue that extracts an enormous toll on our injured soldiers and veterans: chronic pain and oral cancer pain.
The Department of Defense has awarded Yi Ye, PhD, a three-year grant in excess of $700,000 to expand her research into how oral cancer causes pain.
Gel Treats Gum Disease by Fighting Inflammation
A topical gel that blocks the receptor for a metabolic byproduct called succinate treats gum disease by suppressing inflammation and changing the makeup of bacteria in the mouth, according to a new study led by researchers at NYU College of Dentistry and published in Cell Reports.
NYU Dentistry Researchers Receive Additional Funding from the Department of Defense to Continue Research on Chronic Pain
Nigel Bunnett, PhD, and Brian Schmidt, DDS, MD, PhD, have received an Expansion Award from the Department of Defense to continue their research investigating opioid alternatives to treat chronic pain.
NYU Dentistry Receives Mathers Foundation Grant to Investigate the Role of Brown Fat in Fighting Obesity and Other Diseases
Findings are expected to advance promising studies that could form the basis for new therapeutic strategies to prevent and treat obesity and related metabolic diseases.
Innovative Workforce Development: NYU Dentistry Dental Assisting Certificate Program Graduates Spring 2022 Class
On August 31, 2022, after a hiatus of two-plus years due to COVID-19, NYU Dentistry held a live, in-person graduation celebration for students in its Dental Assisting Certificate Program.
Dr. Nigel Bunnett Appointed Assistant Dean for Research Development at NYU College of Dentistry
Nigel Bunnett, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Molecular Pathobiology at New York University College of Dentistry, has been appointed assistant dean for research development, effective September 1, 2022.
NYU Dentistry Research Explores Oral Health of Vulnerable Women During Pregnancy
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research is funding research at NYU Dentistry to better understand the oral health of vulnerable pregnant women and the barriers they face to receiving dental care.