Stories by John Hobbs:
One step closer to natural tooth restorations
Rodent teeth could hold answers for regenerating live human teeth in a lab, revolutionizing the way dental restorations are handled in the future.
Research Day preps students for life beyond their degrees
The annual competition is USC’s largest event dedicated to scientific inquiry and discovery.
Discovery could lead to biological treatment for common birth defect
The findings could have a significant impact on the treatment of a defect affecting one in 2,500 births.
Faculty member honored for innovative oral care
Dental school alum is developing non-surgical treatment for a common inflammatory problem.
Ostrow faculty and students stand up for veterans
Nearly 200 service members receive much-needed dental treatment at local Stand Down event.
Gates Foundation grant supports study of brain development in infants
The 18-month project will focus on assessment tools for atypical development.
Carolee Winstein to evaluate NIH grant applications
Appointment puts USC researcher at the forefront of scientific inquiry for the National Institutes of Health.
James Gordon observes the evolution of physical therapy
Associate dean challenges the profession to continue strengthening its infrastructure or risk becoming a footnote in history.
Former Guatemalan refugee starts new journey as a dental professional
Once impoverished and afraid for her safety as a young child, former Guatemalan refugee Jackie Lucero is four short years from a new life as a dental professional.
A fighting spirit pulled him through
It all began in late 2011 when Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC graduate-to-be Wyatt Dannels noticed a bump on his left ankle.