Faculty News of Note

TIMOTHY COX, PH.D., endowed professor, Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sci­ences, was an author on a paper published in Development, Abe, M., COX, T.C., Firulli, A.B., Kanai, S.M., Dahlka, J., Lim, K.C., Engel, J. 42/dev.199534. PMID: 34383890. Cox will also present at the 42nd Annual David W. Smith Workshop on Malformations and Morphogenesis and Developmental Disorders: From Mechanism to Treatment.

YONG WANG, PH.D., profes­sor, Department of Oral and Cra­niofacial Sciences, is an author on six articles published over the past several months. He has been appointed to serve as a standing member of the Oral, Dental and Craniofacial Sciences Study Sec­tion, Center for Scientific Review of National Institutes of Health (July 1, 2021-June 30, 2025) and named oral session chair and presenter at the International Association for Dental Research annual meeting, July 20-24, 2021.

KEERTHANA SATHEESH, (D.D.S. ’05) Associate Profes­sor and Chair, Department of Periodontics, received a trilat­eral project funding to study the effects of COVID on clinical operations. This is a joint study to be conducted in South Africa, Belgium and Missouri.