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June 21, 2021 News DentistryNews

UB Accepts First Class to Pipeline Program Designed to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

People of color make up 10% of dentists, yet account for 34% of U.S. population The University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine welcomed the first cohort of 24 students to the Destination Dental School program, a new initiative that

March 25, 2021 News CancerNewsOral Health

UB Awarded $1.5 Million to Reprogram White Blood Cells in Fight Against Oral Cancer

by The University at Buffalo

Veterans two times more likely to develop head and neck cancers than non-veterans The University at Buffalo has received a $1.5 million grant from the United States Department of Defense to develop new therapies that help reduce chronic inflammation and

January 8, 2021 News DentistryNewsOral Health

UB Launches Pipeline Program to Increase Diversity in Dentistry

by The University at Buffalo

School of Dental Medicine to provide mentorship, hand skills development, test prep and more To increase enrollment of underrepresented students, the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine has launched Destination Dental School, an initiative that aims to remove barriers

June 25, 2020 News DentistryNews

UB Dental Students 3D Print Free Face Shields For Local Dentists

by The University at Buffalo

A team of University at Buffalo dental students are using 3D printers to supply UB and Western New York dentists with much-needed protective equipment as local practices return to providing oral health care. The students, working under the guidance of

March 2, 2020 News News

Stefan Ruhl Receives Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research

by The University at Buffalo

Stefan Ruhl, DDS, PhD, professor of oral biology in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, was named the recipient of the 2020 International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Distinguished Scientist Award in Salivary Research. The award recognizes outstanding