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Welcome to the Fall 2017 NDPL Newsletter. This edition covers some news from NDPL, as well as the latest from the world of dental stem cells. Happy Autumn to you, and thanks for reading! 


NDPL's Matthew Wilgo to Speak at Yankee Dental

We’re pleased to announce that NDPL Cell Biologist Matthew Wilgo will be presenting at the upcoming Yankee Dental Congress on January 25, 2018.
Yankee Dental Congress is an annual conference and exposition organized by the Massachusetts Dental Society. The event is held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center and attracts over 27,000 dental professionals from across the globe. Held over four consecutive days (January 24-28, 2018), this conference serves as the perfect platform for dental students, dentists, and hygienists to learn about the latest breakthroughs in the dental sector.Mr. Wilgo’s presentation will educate attendees on...

Cell Biologist Matthew Wilgo
Joe, Carol, Janice, Matt, and Andre

2017 Boston ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk

The NECC family had an impressive turnout at the 2017 Boston Zero Prostate Cancer Run/Walk!The weather was perfect for the run/walk, and with the other participants, we helped raise $95,312 towards the fight to end prostate cancer! We were proud to be recognized as...

Promising stem cell treatment for spina bifida in humans, animals

A University of California–Davis veterinary and medical school team recently tested an experimental spina bifida stem cell therapy on two English Bulldogs born with the condition. The treatment, which uses both surgery and stem cell implantation, aims to restore lower limb function. Ultimately, the researchers would like to extend the promising therapy to...

Bulldog puppy Darla at a follow-up appointment
Bulldog puppy Darla at a follow-up appointment

Dental Pulp Stem Cells May Factor into Treatments for Diabetic Neuropathy

New research shows that the use of human dental pulp stem cells (DPSC) may alleviate the most severe symptoms of induced diabetic neuropathy in rats. Diabetic neuropathies (DN) are a well-known complication of diabetes, and can produce permanent nerve… 
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