The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC’s Center for Craniofacial Molecular Biology is a unique facility that unites world-class researchers in a variety of disciplines centered around structures of the craniofacial region. Since its inception in 1991, CCMB has been home to several major discoveries and has attracted top researchers from around the world.

October 15, 2018

Chai elected to National Academy of Medicine

Congratulations to CCMB Director Yang Chai, who was recently elected to the highly prestigious National Academy of Medicine! Chai was the only dental professional out of 85 inductees this year, and joins former CCMB Director Harold Slavkin in the Academy. Read more at the USC News website here. The full list of newly elected members is available from the NAM here.

May 11, 2018

Diana Rigueur wins American Association of Anatomists award

Congratulations to Dr. Diana Rigueur, who was awarded the First Place Postdoctoral Poster Presentation Award at the American Association of Anatomists’ 2018 Annual Meeting for her presentation, “Characterization of the FGFR2 M391R conditional knock-in allele: a model for Bent-Bone Dysplasia”. This prestigious award recognizes the best scientific poster presentation at the meeting by a postdoctoral fellow. Fight on!

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