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News & Events
NYU Pain Research Center Presents Inaugural Symposium: Signaling the Future of Pain Research and Treatment
The inaugural symposium of the NYU Pain Research Center, held on March 7, 2023 at the NYU Kimmel Center, featured research presentations by prominent American and Canadian pain scientists.
Gum Inflammation Parallels Novel “Cytokine Score”
Researchers at NYU College of Dentistry have developed a single score to describe the level of cytokines in the saliva, and this score is linked with the severity of clinical gum inflammation, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.
School Dental Program Prevents 80 Percent of Cavities with One-Time, Non-Invasive Treatment
In a study of nearly 3,000 schoolchildren, silver diamine fluoride—a liquid that is brushed onto the surface of teeth to prevent cavities or keep them from worsening—was as effective against cavities as dental sealants, the standard of care.
Dr. Daniel Malamud Named 2022 AAAS Fellow
Daniel Malamud, PhD, a leading expert in salivary diagnostics and infectious diseases and a professor of molecular pathobiology at NYU Dentistry until his retirement in 2021, has been recognized as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
NYU Dentistry to Create NIH-Funded Summer Research Education Program
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded NYU Dentistry a grant to establish a summer research education program in the oral health sciences.
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.