Research

Mark Herzberg

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry Professor Mark Herzberg, D.D.S., Ph.D. will receive the 2016 William J. Gies Award for Vision, Innovation and Achievement (The Gies Award). Presented annually by the American Dental Education Association Gies Foundation, the Gies Awards are the profession’s preeminent recognition of exceptional contributions that exemplify the highest standards in oral health and dental education, research and service.

MDRCBB Roboto

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry's Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics (MDRCBB) was featured on NPR's Marketplace on February 15.

Mansky virus

Louis Mansky PhD, a University of Minnesota School of Dentistry professor and director of the Institute for Molecular Virology, joined with other University of Minnesota and Emory University researchers on a project which may lead to a more cost-effective option for HIV medication.

lab photo

School of Dentistry researchers Louis Mansky, Director of the Institute for Molecular Virology, and Wei Zhang recently captured 3-D images of the human T-cell leukemia virus type 1 (HTLV-1) through advanced electron imaging, a technology that enabled them to study the virus particles in more detail than before.

GL13K

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers have developed a novel coating for the titanium used in dental implants.

Donald Simone and Darryl Hamamoto

For the School of Dentistry’s Donald Simone, a choice between a work-study job at the Northeastern University cafeteria and one in a neuroscience lab led to a lifelong journey of learning and discovery.

Alex Fok, Ph.D., director of the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, talks about the artificial mouth that helps School of Dentistry researchers develop and test restorative dental materials in this University of Minnesota HealthTalk video.

Shelley Grimes, Dwight Anderson, and Paul Jardine

How the multi-disciplinary approach of Shelley Grimes, Dwight Anderson, and Paul Jardine led to the characterization of the phi29 "molecular motor," one of the strongest force-generating molecular motors ever reported.

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