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Oral Biology News

1/16/18

NBC News interviewed Praveen Arany from the School of Dental Medicine about next generation dentistry. Arany discussed his work regarding tooth regeneration.

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 New York Times 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 The London Telegraph 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 Nature 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.

School of Dental Medicine News

4/25/18

University at Buffalo researchers have developed 3-D printed dentures filled with antifungal medication to better treat oral fungal infections.

3/9/18

The absence of TTP, a protein critical to the control of inflammation, may lead to rapid and severe bone loss, according to a new study led by the University at Buffalo.

 

2/2/18

The UB School of Dental Medicine will expand services at its annual Give Kids A Smile Day beyond oral health care to include free services from nurses, dieticians, social workers and audiologists.

1/16/18

NBC News interviewed Praveen Arany from the School of Dental Medicine about next generation dentistry. Arany discussed his work regarding tooth regeneration.

11/21/17

A University at Buffalo-led team of researchers has received a $1.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Common Fund for Glycoscience to increase knowledge of glycans, a common but little understood class of biomolecules that help bacteria attach to host surfaces, including those in the mouth.

11/10/17

The Fall Interprofessional Forum tackled a topic that organizers say is a textbook example of a situation that requires a collaborative approach.

11/8/17

In honor of Veterans Day, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomes local veterans to receive a day of free dental screenings, extractions, restorations and denture repairs through its third annual Dentistry Smiles on Veterans.

9/26/17

Adding or removing water from a stem cell can change the destiny of the cell to either pre-fat cells or pre-bone cells, researchers have discovered in a new study published in PNAS.

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. 

6/27/17

An article in the Buffalo News reports the UB School of Dental Medicine has completed the first phase of a $25 million renovation of its pre-clinical simulation center and patient clinics, the school’s first major renovation in 30 years, and article quotes UB President Satish K. Tripath.

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.