News Archive: 2012

NEWS

NYU College of Dentistry Awarded CTSI Grant to Develop Cancer Survivor Caregiver Support Program for NYC’s Korean Community
10/15/2012

The NYU Clinical Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has awarded NYU College of Dentistry a one-year pilot grant to translate an English-language caregiver support program into Korean and to culturally adapt the program for families of Korean-American cancer survivors ages 55 and over. READ MORE >>>

 

NYU Dental Researcher Awarded $3.7 Million NIH Grant to Study How Older Adults Access Oral Health Care in Underserved Urban Communities
10/15/2012

Dr. Mary E. Northridge, assistant professor of epidemiology and health promotion at the New York University College of Dentistry, has been awarded a five-year, $3.7 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). READ MORE >>>

 

NYU Dental Researcher Awarded $1.9 Million NIH Grant to Test New Glass-Zirconia Composite Crown
10/2/2012

Dr. Yu Zhang, an associate professor of biomaterials and biomimetics at the NYU College of Dentistry, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH). READ MORE >>>

 

Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson Appointed Chair of the Quartararo Department of Endodontics at New York University College of Dentistry
9/11/2012

Dr. Asgeir Sigurdsson, an internationally-known authority on the treatment of dental trauma and pulpal pain, has been appointed as the new chair of the New York University College of Dentistry's (NYU Dentistry's) Dr. I.N. and Sally Quartararo Department of Endodontics, effective September 1, 2012. READ MORE>>>

 

Dr. Cristina Teixeira Appointed Chair of the Department of Orthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry
9/6/2012

Dr. Cristina Teixeira, associate professor of orthodontics and of basic science and craniofacial biology, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Orthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry NYU Dentistry, effective immediately. READ MORE>>>

 

"Smile Destroyers": Dr. Mark Wolff on Sports Drinks and Tooth Decay
7/13/2012

NYU Dentistry associate dean Dr. Mark Wolff speaks to CBS2 TV about how to prevent acid in sports drinks from eroding your teeth. VIEW VIDEO >>>

 

NYU College of Dentistry Study Explores Effects of Family Dynamics on Oral Health
6/4/2012

What does mental health have to do with dental health? Quite a bit, according to Richard Heyman, PhD, and Amy Smith Slep, PhD, psychologists who joined the NYU College of Dentistry in July 2011. READ MORE>>>

 

NYU College of Dentistry Establishes Center for Skeletal and Craniofacial Biology
6/4/2012

The Center for Skeletal and Craniofacial Biology has been established at the NYU College of Dentistry with funding from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant. The center is led by Dr. Nicola Partridge, an authority on molecular endocrinology and bone and mineral research. READ MORE>>>

 

NYU College of Dentistry Receives Grant to Identify Biomarkers for the Progression of Periodontal Disease
5/31/2012

NYU College of Dentistry has been selected as one of five institutions that are sharing a $20.7 million grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIH) to the Forsyth Institute to find new ways to diagnose and fight periodontal disease. READ MORE>>>

 

Cochrane Collaboration Selects NYU College of Dentistry for First North American Training Initiative
5/25/2012

The Cochrane Collaboration, an international, non-profit organization dedicated to helping clinicians, researchers, purchasers, and patients make healthcare decisions based on up-to-date, reliable, and accurate information, is partnering with the NYU College of Dentistry to train NYU dental and nursing faculty to conduct systematic reviews of the scientific literature related to oral health. READ MORE>>>

 

NIH Grant Using Genomics to Tailor Oral Cancer Treatment Awarded to Dr. Brian L. Schmidt, NYU College of Dentistry, and Dr. Donna G. Albertson, University of California, San Francisco
4/27/2012

The National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has awarded a two-year grant to Dr. Brian L. Schmidt, professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the NYU College of Dentistry, and Dr. Donna G. Albertson, professor at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. READ MORE>>>

 

NYU College of Dentistry and the New York State Dental Foundation Present a Web-based, "Practicing for Life, ℠" CE Course to Enhance Dentists’ Understanding of Oral Cancer
4/25/2012

The NYU College of Dentistry NYU Dentistry and the New York State Dental Foundation (NYSDF) have partnered to develop a web-based video continuing education (CE), two-credit course -- part of its "Practicing for Life ℠" initiative -- to assist dentists in identifying and managing cancer of the oral cavity as well as precancerous conditions. READ MORE>>>

 

7th Annual NYC Oral Cancer Walk on April 28
4/24/2012

On Saturday, April 28, 2012, starting at 11am (rain or shine), oral cancer survivors and their families will join dental students, residents, and faculty of New York University College of Dentistry for New York City's seventh annual Oral Cancer Walk. READ MORE>>>

 

NYU College of Dentistry to Name the Elliott M. Moskowitz Orthodontic Wing in Recognition of $1.2 Million Gift, Moskowitz Give a Smile Fund Also Created
3/15/2012

The NYU College of Dentistry NYU Dentistry will name the Dr. Elliott M. Moskowitz Orthodontic Wing in recognition of a $1.2 million gift from Dr. Moskowitz to help transform a 20th century clinical and research environment to reflect 21st century technology, design, and function. READ MORE>>>