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. Dr. Bunnett will continue to serve as professor and chair of the NYU Dentistry Department of Molecular Pathobiology.

“As a world-class research scientist,” said Brian Schmidt, DDS, MD, PhD, senior vice dean for research development and academic affairs, “Dr. Bunnett will establish the long-range vision for the research program at NYU Dentistry. He will be responsible for the facilities, infrastructure, and personnel required to continue to strengthen NYU Dentistry as a premier research institution. We are very fortunate that he has accepted this position.”