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—Avishai Sadan, DMD, MBA
Dean, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
G. Donald and Marian James Montgomery Professor of Dentistry
USC dental hygiene alumna launches DIY chocolate making business while sheltering at home earlier this year. A GLOBAL PANDEMIC, RECORD UNEMPLOYMENT, a societal reckoning with systemic racism, murder hornets, raging wildfires, an overly active hurricane season — if ever there were a time to find even the most simple of ways to comfort yourself, it’s […]
To regenerate tissues, you need stem cells. But for stem cells to work, you have to understand their neighborhood. A new paper dives into it. A LONG-HELD GOAL IN DENTAL RESEARCH IS TO HARNESS THE POWER OF STEM CELLS to regenerate bone and dental tissue. But to do so, it’s important to fully understand the […]
MOST OF MY — AND MY PARENTS’ — LIFE HAS BEEN ABOUT SERVING OTHERS. In Indian Sikh culture, we call it Seva, which means “selfless service.” Throughout the years of my volunteer experiences in the United States and abroad, I have mostly served children. People often ask me why service is so important to me. For […]
USC researchers probe the world of heart progenitor cells, with an eye on potential treatments to regrow heart tissue. HEARTS ARE TOUGH ORGANS. Over the course of a lifetime, they beat ever second of every day, keeping the entire body nourished with life-giving blood. But, even with all that stamina, heart tissue lacks the ability […]
USC researchers are looking for ways to create a less painful injection for kids at the dentist. It takes a collaborative, interdisciplinary team to get the research done. IN DENTISTRY, injecting local anesthetic represents the greatest source of fear and anxiety, especially in children. Alleviating that injection pain is one of the main struggles in […]