The School of Dentistry is hosting Rena N D’Souza, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Baylor College of Dentistry; and president elect of the American Association for Dental Research, for a research seminar on January 25, 2012, from 12 to 1 pm. in the School of Dentistry, Room 420. Dr. D’Souza will speak about “Why Translational Research Matters to Dentistry: The Importance of Student Research.” The event is … Read More
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Join the OHSU School of Dentistry for the following upcoming postdoc candidate seminars. For more information about either seminar, contact Kate Maresh. December 9, 2011 Who: Jacob Yang, Ph.D., post-doctoral associate, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Ashburn, VA What: A seminar on neuronal lineage analysis in the Drosophila central nervous system When: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Where: OHSU School of Dentistry room 606 About the talk: The Drosophila central nervous system is … Read More
Join the School of Dentistry for a research seminar by Michael Danilchik, PhD, professor of dentistry at OHSU on: “Nanotubes, exosomes, and membrane protrusive activity in embryonic patterning.” The seminar will take place Wednesday, November 2, 2011 from 12 to 1 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 420. About Dr. Danilchik’s research A novel pathway for cell-cell communication has recently been identified, one involving a new class of exceptionally long and slender protrusions, often called … Read More
Join the School of Dentistry for a research seminar by Anke Vermehren-Schmaedick, PhD, research associate in the department of biomedical engineering at OHSU, on October 5, 2011 from 12 to 1 p.m. in School of Dentistry room 606. At the talk, Dr. Vermehren-Schmaedick will introduce the cutting edge technology of tracing individual molecules in living cells using quantum dots. This novel approach will be presented in the context of the neurotrophin signaling in the blood … Read More
If you’ve ever worn braces, you know that maneuvering around those brackets with a toothbrush and floss can be tricky. Patients often experience plaque build up and unpleasant white spots as a result of permanent orthodontic appliances. Consequently, scientists have wondered: is one type of braces better in preventing bacteria and plaque build up than another? A team of researchers at OHSU’s School of Dentistry, led by Curt Machida, PhD, professor of integrative biosciences and … Read More
According to Greg King, DMD, DMSc, professor of orthodontics at the University of Washington, there are severe disparities in access to orthodontic services for low-income Americans. On Wednesday, June 1, Dr. King will give a presentation that elucidates this problem and highlights research on potential solutions. The seminar will take place from 12 to 1 p.m. in School of Dentistry, room 606. For more information, contact Jackie Powell in the School of Dentistry.
Next Thursday and Friday, May 12-13, 2011, is your once-a-year opportunity to check out student research from across OHSU’s schools and disciplines. The 28th Annual Student Research Forum will include oral and poster presentations from students in nursing, dentistry, medicine, and pharmacy—making it a rare opportunity for students, faculty, and staff (as well as members of the local community) to learn about the wide array of researching happening here at OHSU. In addition to the … Read More
Dental students are being noticed campus-wide for their dedication to research. A recent post on one of OHSU’s popular internal blogs highlights last week’s Research Day, where a number of students presented posters—even though it isn’t a required component of the dental school curriculum. Read the full story on Staff Thoughts.
Ronald Sakaguchi, DDS, MS, PhD, MBA, professor of restorative dentistry, will be leading a seminar on the School of Dentistry’s NIH R25 Research Education Grant on Wednesday, May 4. The seminar will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. in the School of Dentistry Room 606. The objectives of the seminar will be: To review the impact of the R25 grant on the School of Dentistry; To understand the imperative for critical thinking and scientific … Read More
School of Dentistry researchers in Agnieszka Balkowiec’s lab, Ewa Balkowiec-Iskra, M.D., Ph.D., and Anke Vermehren-Schmaedick, Ph.D., have discovered the molecular mechanism that causes pain when orofacial tissue is inflamed. Their research will be published later this month in Neuroscience but in the meantime is available via ScienceDirect.com. This research may lead to more effective treatment for pain due to inflammation, including migraine headaches and toothache. Read the full OHSU news release.