Discovery, Healing, Research at the School of Dentistry, March 8

Explore the range of research conducted at the OHSU School of Dentistry during the school's Annual Research Day. The event includes poster presentations and a keynote address by Utkan Demirci,...

Avathamsa Athirasala In the Lab

Tissue engineering and regeneration: Avathamsa Athirasala In the Lab

More than 15 million root canals are performed each year in the United States. That’s 41,000 every day. Improving the long-term success of these procedures is part of what Avathamsa Athirasala aims...

Motor neurons aren’t the only site for restoring locomotive function

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is the most common adult onset motor neuron disease for which there is no cure or treatment that significantly extends life. ALS causes the death of neurons that...

TTBD innovator spotlight: Carmem Pfeifer, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Carmem Pfeifer, D.D.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of biomaterials and biomechanics for the OHSU School of Dentistry, became an inventor without intending to. “When you get removed from your...

School of Dentistry students win research awards

Several students in the OHSU School of Dentistry have recently been recognized for their outstanding research efforts. Congratulations to all. Dental students win award from American Association of...

Phillip Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., is new School of Dentistry dean

Join us in welcoming dentist and immunologist Phillip T. Marucha, D.M.D., Ph.D., as OHSU's new School of Dentistry dean. Dr. Marucha currently serves as associate dean for research and director...

School of Dentistry awards announced

The following article has been reproduced with permission from the School of Dentistry’s Dental Bites newsletter. Congratulations to all three awardees! The first awards have been made to School...