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Dr. Yann Gibert, associate professor of cell and molecular biology, uses zebrafish to study disease and development. He and collaborators published an article about how the dental row forms.

First tooth controls where and when the rest come in

Monday, June 17, 2019

What causes teeth to form two neat rows? According to a paper published by a UMMC faculty member, the first tooth sends messages that guide the formation of the rest of the dental row. Conducted in zebrafish, the research may help scientists understand tooth development in other species, including humans. Read More

Huddling around Family Medicine's visual management board are, from left, Sondra Green, Alicia Hall, Cathy Kirkpatrick, Reagan Rayborn, Connye Henry and Lyndsey Carlton.

Visual management boards give frontline staff care solutions forum

Monday, June 10, 2019

UMMC's family medicine staff have found a tool to help improve care and efficiency. Visual management boards - marker boards about three feet long placed on a clinic wall - are physically simple. But they provide a road map of staff-generated fresh ideas for patient care, with a means of tracking the ideas to their ultimate implementation. Read More

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