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Dr. Satish Alapati of University of IL at Chicago College of Dentistry Receives Grant
Dr. Satish B. Alapati, Assistant Professor, Endodontics, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, recently received a research grant to study dental pulp regeneration.
“This research project from our lab is an initial step for looking into understanding the role of hypoxia and ischemic events in dental pulp tissue, particularly dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs) proliferation/
Dr. Alapati added, “I am examining factors such as low tissue oxygen levels, and how they affect stem cells.”
Dr. Alapati acknowledged contributions from collaborator Dr. Premanand Sundivakkam, graduate student Michael Boyle (MS Bioengineering)
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William S. Bike