Posts Tagged ‘Dentistry’

Dentistry Seminar: Denice Stewart DDS & Mark Engelstad DDS MD – March 7

Denice Stewart, D.D.S., M.H.S.A., Associate Dean Clinical Affairs, Professor Community Dentistry, and Mark Engelstad, D.D.S., M.D., M.H., Associate Professor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, both from the OHSU School of Dentistry, will be giving next week’s talk at the School of Dentistry Seminar. The presentation will highlight Clinical Research Utilizing the Electronic Dental Record. The seminar will be held March 7, 2012, from 12 to 1 p.m. in the School of Dentistry, Room 606. The seminar is worth … Read More

OHSU researchers discover role of glial cells in regulating neuron development

OHSU researchers Jessica Martin, Ph.D., Alexandra Brown, and Agnieszka Balkowiec, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator and associate professor of integrative biosciences in the School of Dentistry, have discovered the importance of glial cells in regulating the growth of brainstem neurons. Until now, glial cells had been thought to play a peripheral role in regulating the neurons that control blood pressure and breathing. This new research, published in Neuroscience, shows that glial cells actually play a significant … Read More

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