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NYU College of Dentistry Students Lead First New York City Oral Cancer Walk
In April, the NYU chapter of the Student National Dental Association (SNDA) led New York City’s first Oral Cancer Walk, which drew some 300 participants and raised over $20,000 to raise awareness of a disease that kills more than 7,000 American men and women each year. Dr. Khadine Alston, ‘06, the...
NYU Names Dr. Michael Alfano as Executive Vice President
New York University President John Sexton today named Michael C.. Alfano, D.M.D., Ph.D., who has been dean of NYU’s College of Dentistry since 1998, to the post of executive vice president of NYU. As executive vice president, he will oversee the University’s budget and finance operations, the human...
NYU Dentistry Professor Examines the Role of "Parent" Viruses and Recombination in the Evolution of HIV
As it courses through the body, the HIV virus mutates at a dizzying rate. In fact, the virus evolves so quickly that the diversity of genetic sequences within a single infected individual is roughly comparable to the diversity of influenza sequences worldwide in any given year. Although over 100 HIV...
New Study Reveals Promising Osteoporosis Treatment
Calcium Phosphate-Based Supplement Improves Bone Strength and Thickness
March 9, 2006 -- A New York University College of Dentistry professor has developed a calcium phosphate-based supplement that -- even at low concentrations -- significantly improves bone strength and thickness without the side effects of many current drug treatments. Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, a Professor...
Discovery Will Provide More Consistent Bone Regeneration
June 8, 2006 – NYUCD researcher Dr. John Ricci has received FDA approval for a new calcium sulfate based nanocomposite to stimulate bone regeneration. The nanocomposite, BoneGen-TR™, resorbs more slowly and regenerates bone more consistently than currently available calcium sulfate treatments. This...
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