Researchers at University of Utah Health clarified a molecular pathway responsible for the formation of cleft palate and identified a new treatment to reverse this defect in mouse pups in-utero. ... Read MoreHuman Genetics
The Future of Dentistry: Transforming Scholars into Leaders
The University of Utah School of Dentistry’s mission is to improve the oral and overall health of the community through education, research, and service based on: academic excellence; exceptional, compassionate, and innovative patient-centered care; research to advance knowledge and continually improve oral health; community collaboration, enrichment, and service; and leadership.
First Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree Coming in 2017
The University of Utah School of Dentistry will grant its first DDS degree in 2017.
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The University of Utah has announced a significant gift from the Ray and Tye Noorda Foundation for the new Tye Noorda Oral Health Services Endowment in the School of Dentistry. In honor of Tye, this new endowment advances the couple’s vision for helping the most vulnerable within the community by providing Utah’s underserved communities with access to oral health care services.... Read More
Value is king at University of Utah Health. More than a decade ago, visionary leaders lunged for the brass ring of value, and they haven’t let go. This effort goes beyond the clinical enterprise. ... Read More
The NIH awarded Dr. Rena D’Souza and her team a grant of more than $1.7 million to identify how genetic mutations influence a protein pathway responsible for permanent tooth formation.... Read More
Rena D’Souza, D.D.S., Ph.D., Professor of Dentistry at the University of Utah Health received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to build on her past research to characterize the genetics that prevent tooth formation and develop therapies to reverse this process. ... Read More
Dr. Baker is a standing member of the Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Sciences NIDCR Study Section. She also serves as a member of the University of Utah Academic and Executive Senate and Equity and Inclusion Committee in the School of Dentistry. ... Read More