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Sponsored research at the dental school has almost tripled since 1995. In large part, this increase reflects UCLA's internationally renowned research faculty and our strong focus on faculty-student research. Our investigators continue to be at the top of their game while focusing on Cancer Diagnostics & Therapeutics, Craniofacial Biology & Bioengineering, Infection & Inflammation, and Health Services & Clinical Research.
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Our vast academic programs provide a range of opportunities to integrate clinical training with basic or applied research, and multidisciplinary research is highly valued as well. UCLA Dentistry provides a research home for dental, undergraduate, and graduate students, with unique opportunities to participate in a wide range of important oral health research, while under the mentorship of some of the world’s most prolific oral health researchers.
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***This story appears in the UCLA School of Dentistry's Spring 2023 Magazine***
Dr. Yvonne Hernandez-Kapila serves as UCLA School of Dentistry's associate dean for research, holding the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair.
Three UCLA School of Dentistry researchers were honored at the 52nd American Association of Dental, Orofacial, and Craniofacial Research (AADOCR) Annual Meeting and Exhibition, March 13-18 in Portland, Ore., while another was nominated for an important organizational leadership position.
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