RSDM News

RSDM Researcher Seeks Alternatives to Root Canal

Carrie Stetler | December 1, 2017

Dr. Emi Shimuzu’s research could some day help end a procedure most dental patients dread: the root canal. Shimuzu is an endodontist studying how to regenerate dental pulp and dentin as an alternative to removing the pulp during root canals.

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RSDM Research Shows Tooth Anomalies Often Hereditary

Carrie Stetler | November 1, 2017

When a child has a tooth anomaly, such as delayed eruption of adult teeth or other abnormalities, parents worry that it’s a sign of deeper or more serious health issues. Dr. Maxine Strickland helps assure them that it’s not. Strickland is working with students to explore the role of genetics and heredity.

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Faculty Speaks Out Against Funding Cuts for Cancer Research

Carrie Stetler | October 2, 2017

Dr. Scott Kachlany’s decade-long research into a promising therapy for leukemia and lymphoma would not have been possible without federal funding from the National Institute of Health  and the National Cancer Institute. Now, he’s speaking out against potential cuts in federal funding for cancer research.

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