Research in the School of Dentistry: Faculty, clinic, and student involvement
Our programs in basic sciences, clinical sciences, and social and behavioral sciences and public health help bring current research into our classrooms, clinics, and dental practices statewide. Six research clusters investigate everything from neuroscience to oral health disparities.
Oral Health Clinical Research Center (OHCRC)
Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training (MinnCResT) Program
Research ethics at the University of Minnesota
We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethicial standards, and improving our practice at every step of our work
Conrado Aparicio, PhD, MSc Eng will be inducted into the 2021 cohort of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, the organization announced this week.
Two grants to the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research of the National Institutes of Health will support research to identify new approaches to preventing thrush and periodontitis.
Diseases of the mouth are costly and can lead to loss of teeth, a diminished quality of life and life-threatening systemic infections.
School of Dentistry Professor Conrado Aparicio, PhD, is leading a research team focused on reducing infection rates for patients with bone-integrated prosthetic limbs. As a mechanical engineer with deep experience advancing the science of dental implants, he is the lead investigator on a new $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.