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8/5/15

UB's Praveen Arany talks about how dental techniques have changed -- and stayed the same -- over the years.

6/11/13

How often you have your teeth cleaned depends on your risk factors

3/25/11

In 2010, 20 patents were awarded to UB faculty covering a broad range of research, including calcium sulfate nanoparticles for bone regeneration; fast, efficient ways to produce novel pharmaceutical compounds; molecules that boost the potency of vaccines, novel anti-fouling coatings for ships and other marine vessels and a method of detecting bacterial-induced rhinosinusitis.

11/22/10

An article on Dentistry iQ reports Robert Genco, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology, is co-editor "Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician's Guide," a new textbook that features 18 chapters of information regarding the relationship between oral and systemic diseases.

5/20/10

An article distributed by Reuters about the human gene catalog and how little is known about the many hundreds of different types of bacteria, viruses and yeast that inhabit people's skin, mouth, scalp and gut reports that in 2006, Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology, estimated that 90 percent of the cells on the human body are actually bacteria.

3/5/09

UB Inventors Named on Patents in 2008

5/22/07

Results of a UB study that showed a link between gum disease and increased risk for tongue cancer received considerable attention among the national media.

3/22/07

An article distributed by Health Day News on advances in the development of simple, cheap diagnostic tests based on the analysis of saliva quotes Robert Genco, SUNY Distinguished Professor of Oral Biology, who said, "The field is very exciting."

11/7/06

An article in the San Jose Mercury News on research into the immense but little-known world of the microscopic organisms and the roles they play in the life of this planet quotes Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology.

7/12/06

An article in the Sunday edition of the <i>New York Times</i> describes how UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences is helping to create a new biotech industry in Buffalo.

6/22/06

An article in <i>The London Telegraph</i> reports on research by Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology, and others that shows that microbes provide an essential support system for the human body.

6/2/06

An article distributed around the world by Reuters news service reports on research conducted by Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology, who studied the DNA of hundreds of different kinds of bacteria in the human gut.

6/2/06

An article in <i>Nature</i> reports scientists have logged a year in the life of 14 babies' intestines, and found that our early gut microbes bear a legacy from our very first exposure to bugs, and this early bacterial colony could have a lasting impact on our guts. The article quotes Steven Gill, associate professor of oral biology, who led the research.

4/18/03

A report on major stories in the news media during the month of December 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420 and she will gladly fill your request.

12/5/02

A report on major stories in the news media during the month of August 2002 involving the University at Buffalo, its faculty, staff and students. If you are interested in receiving a copy of a story in this log, please contact Connie Rieck in the Office of News Services at 645-5000, ext. 1420, and she will gladly fill your request.

School of Dental Medicine News

8/29/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine will provide one week of free dental care to veterans in the Southern Tier through the Dentistry Smiles on Veterans program.

8/15/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine was ranked No. 10 among dental schools in the United States and No. 11 among dental schools worldwide in the 2017 global rankings of the Academic Ranking of World Universities.

7/21/17

The evolutionary history of a salivary protein may point to interbreeding between humans and an enigmatic ancient relative.

7/17/17

Treatment for osteoporosis may also help prevent gum disease, according to new University at Buffalo research that examined the prevalence of periodontitis in postmenopausal women.

7/17/17

University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine faculty members Frank Scannapieco and Peter Bradford have been named 2017 fellows of prestigious academic societies in the fields of dental research and pharmacology. 

6/20/17

The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of the school’s pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics.

6/19/17

Twenty-five UB students will receive $25,000 in scholarship and internship support through fellowship program made possible by the Prentice Family Foundation.

5/9/17

James Smist was seven years old when his father, Felix Smist, graduated in mechanical engineering from the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

4/21/17

The School of Dental Medicine's sixth annual Run for Smiles 5k returns to promote cardiovascular and oral health awareness and support programs that provide oral health care to underserved populations in Buffalo.

4/13/17

Applications for undergraduate admission at UB are up 7.5 percent over last year, and are expected to top 27,000 for the first time.

3/29/17

UB-led study is among the largest and focuses exclusively on postmenopausal women in whom periodontitis, total tooth loss and cardiovascular disease is high nationally.

3/29/17

UB study may be first to relate children’s oral health to obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

3/9/17

Freudenheim will present research on periodontal disease and breast cancer in postmenopausal women as part of the 41st annual American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) Conference in Seattle.

12/19/16

From homemade lava to a necklace that ‘hears’ what you eat, some highlights from a year of discovery.

12/8/16

This year, for the first time, local researchers competed in a clinical research competition sponsored by the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to recognize the most promising advances in clinical research.