“Dentistry combines science, art, finesse, and communication,” says Yumna Piracha, DDS’18. “It’s my way of using my knowledge and skill to better serve the community.”
Researchers from Columbia College of Dental Medicine have identified stem cells in the jaw bone that can make new cartilage and repair damaged joints.
Researchers have identified 41 master regulator genes that may cause gum disease, also known as periodontal disease.
Graduation ceremonies for students in the Class of 2016 at Columbia University Medical will be live streamed.
For Black History Month, read about a neurologist educating the children and grandchildren of individuals at risk for stroke and a dentist who took care of generations of Harlem patients.
Third-year dental student Elizabeth Fadoju discusses the role of great educators in various stages of life that have encouraged and inspired her.