AnneGeorge_086_ByJeffDahlgrenDr. Anne George, was recently recognized by the University of Illinois at Chicago for her research in mineralized tissue.  The Researcher of the Year award recognizes 10 UIC scientists who are advancing knowledge in their fields. The Distinguished Researcher Award honors five researchers with a record of outstanding achievement.

Anne George’s research could one day bring a new way of filling dental cavities. George, professor of oral biology and Allan G. Brodie endowed professor in the College of Dentistry, is studying how proteins can regenerate dentin, a calcified tissue of the body that is one of the four major components of teeth.

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