New engineering approaches to address unmet oral health needs

With a new NIH training grant, awards, and new faculty and publications, the recently launched Center for Innovation & Precision Dentistry is leveraging technological advancements to improve oral health.

The Center’s work is earning attention from within the University and well beyond. Hyun (Michel) Koo, DDS, PhD, was named Emerging Inventor of the Year at the Penn Center for Innovation’s 2020 awards ceremony, recognizing his use of nanoparticles and microrobots to eliminate biofilms, such as dental plaque.

Read the article in Penn Today

Hyun (Michel) Koo
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