Research
Without the transcription factor Sp7, two specialized types of cells that create dentin and enamel fail to mature.
A jaw reconstruction surgery completed in the School of Dentistry has impacted the life of a professor in UAB Theatre.
The mimicry of bone cells by multiple myeloma is driven by overexpression of Runx2, the master regulator of bone formation.
The runx2 master transcription factor functions differently in chondrocytes and osteoblasts, two key cells in bone formation.

The Dr. Thomas W. Jones Endowed Professorship was created in the School of Dentistry.

Dentistry associate dean chosen to lead international dentistry group.
After his broken jaw joints sealed shut, Alix Guillaume's mouth was locked closed for two years. Surgery enabled him to eat, talk and smile again.

The National Institutes of Health awarded a Phase II grant to Yogesh K. Vohra, Ph.D., a professor and University Scholar in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences, and Vista Engineering for their work on a temporomandibular joint prosthesis.

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