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"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

"Bubbles" Boost Search for Treatment to Aid Head and Neck Cancer Patients

A scientific team at the University of Rochester is using innovative technology to discover preventative treatments for salivary gland radiation damage typical for head and neck cancer patients—and recently received a $3.8 million National Institutes of Health grant to support their investigation.

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

The Center for Oral Biology within UR Medicine’s Eastman Institute for Oral Health has been awarded $2.9 million to expand its renowned training program for oral biologists and dentist-scientists. This award includes Research Training and Research Education grants from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, part of the National Institutes of Health.

Dr. Takano's Research Featured

Dr. Takano's Research Featured

Dr. Takahiro Takano's research focuses on developing alternative treatment strategies for chronic pain. His recent work is featured in Research Features, a publication of Research Publishing International. Dr. Takano is an assistant professor at Eastman Institute for Oral Health's Center for Oral Biology.

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair William Bowen Dies

Former Center for Oral Biology Chair  William H. Bowen, B.D.S., Ph.D., an accomplished scientist, mentor and leader, passed away November 15.

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

First-ever Study Shows E-cigarettes Cause Damage to Gum Tissue

A University of Rochester Medical Center study suggests that electronic cigarettes are as equally damaging to gums and teeth as conventional cigarettes.