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NYUCD in Phase I Drug Study to Treat Rare Dermatological Disorder
NYUCD’s Bluestone Center for Clinical Research is one of four sites – and the only dental school – to participate in a Phase I study involving oral manifestations of a dermatological disorder. The new study evaluates an investigational drug therapy for Pemphigus Vulgaris, a disorder causing burn-like...
NYU College of Dentistry Establishes Dr. Gerald W. Deas Scholarship Award Aims to Increase the Number of Underrepresented Groups in Dentistry
Dr. Michael C. Alfano, Dean of the NYU College of Dentistry (NYUCD), has announced the establishment of a four-year, $100,000 scholarship in the name of Gerald W. Deas, MD, a physician, patient advocate, media personality, social activist, and public health crusader. The Gerald W. Deas, MD, Scholarship...
Study: Chewing Gum and CDs May Help Students Master Dental Anatomy
Remember those bubble-gum blowing contests in elementary school that drove teachers crazy? Well, now it turns out that chewing gum and CDs may have a beneficial effect on learning – at least when it comes to studying dental anatomy, according to a four-month pilot study conducted at the NYU College...
NYU Medical and Dental Schools Awarded $2.7 Million for Catastrophe Response Plan
Imagine if a terrorist strike, natural disaster, or other public health crisis were to overwhelm the capabilities of the very physicians we depend on to treat casualties during a catastrophe. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, which is responsible for coordinating the federal government’s response...
Teeth Hold Clues to Cancer Development, Says NYU Dental Professor
Dr. Timothy G. Bromage, a paleoanthropologist whose discovery of a 2.4 million year-old jaw in equatorial Africa 12 years ago unearthed the oldest known remains of the human genus, believes that insights about tooth and bone biology gleaned from his expeditions in Africa’s savannahs can be valuable...
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