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March 2019

Two Eastman Institute Faculty Chosen for Global Expert Meeting

Two Eastman Institute Faculty Chosen for Global Expert Meeting

Two Eastman Institute for Oral Health faculty were among 70 experts from 18 countries who were selected to participate in the recent Oral Reconstruction Foundation’s International Expert Meeting (IEM) in Prague.

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Dr. Hsu’s Research Renews Again for 18-Year Total

Wei Hsu, Ph.D., dean’s professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics in the Center for Oral Biology and a scientist with the Eastman Institute for Oral Health received a five-year grant renewal for $2.58 million.

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

"You Changed My Life Completely," Patient Says

When 20-year-old Michael Crymes told his parents he wanted braces, they never thought they would have to travel to another city to find an orthodontist who would treat him.

That’s because Michael has Cerebral Palsy (CP), a disorder that affects body movement, muscle control and coordination, caused by damage to the developing brain.  

Eastman Institute Research Points to Chronic Pain Predictors

Eastman Institute Research Points to Chronic Pain Predictors

Eastman Institute for Oral Health research shows that exercise could be a valuable component in helping healthcare providers predict susceptibility to pain following injury or surgery.