Accomplishments: School of Dental Medicine

October 1, 2012
William Davenport (Dental) was an invited symposium speaker at two national meetings earlier this year. At the March annual session of the American Dental Education Association he focused on "Engaging Our Dental Students to Learn the Basic Sciences: Results from the Basic Science Survey Series for Dentistry." At the Experimental Biology meeting in April, he addressed "Current Trends in the Anatomical Sciences: How Are We Teaching North American Dental Students?"
October 1, 2012
Karl Kingsley (Dental) and Christine Bergman (Hotel Administration) coauthored a presentation by dental student Don Phipps at the International Association for Dental Research in Iguacu Falls, Brazil, in June. It was titled "Soy Protein Extract Inhibits Oral Cancer Growth: Potential Dietary Implications." Kingsley also is the senior author of a research article titled, "Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase (IDO) and Tryptophan Dioxygenase (TDO) mRNA Expression in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells is...
October 1, 2012
Karl Kingsley (Dental), Katherine Howard (Dental), Clifford Seran (Dental), and Patricia Cruz (Community Health Sciences) have published their research, "A Molecular Survey of S. Mutans and P. Gingivalis Oral Microbial Burden in Human Saliva Using Relative Endpoint Polymerase Chain Reaction (RE-PCR) within the Population of a Nevada Dental School Revealed Disparities among Minorities," in BMC Oral Health.