Jorge Perdigão, DMD, MS, PhD, was named the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry's 2015 Century Club Professor of the Year on April 29, 2015. The award is the school’s highest honor and is presented annually to one faculty member in recognition of outstanding service as a teacher and for significant contributions to the education, research and service mission of the school. The award was presented at the dental school's Celebrating Dentistry reception at the St.
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.
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.
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.
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.
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry researchers have developed a novel coating for the titanium used in dental implants.
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.