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Lab-Grown Organoids Hold Promise for Patient Treatments

A team of UC San Francisco faculty — most with the School of Dentistry — are cultivating organs of the craniofacial complex — the skull and face — which too often go terribly wrong during fetal development.


Potential Therapies for Oral, Head and Neck Cancers

Andrei Goga has investigated for more than 20 years how certain oncogenes signal and alter cells, creating intricate pathways for tumorgenesis. He now co-directs a new School of Dentistry research program in oral, head and neck cancer.

Dean's Column

Small Things Do Matter

We should never underestimate the effect that some small thing — an act of kindness, or even just doing our job well, with consideration and respect — will have on others.

Dean Emeritus Featherstone's "10 Years of Progress" Presentation Now on Video