Mildred C. Embree, DMD, PhD, MS

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Dr. Edwin S. Robinson Assistant Professor of Dental Medicine (Orthodontics)

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • DMD, PhD, 2010 Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Residency: Columbia University School of Dentistry

Research

Dr. Embree conducts cutting edge research in both an academic and clinical setting with the goal of translating basic science into clinical practice. Dr. Embree's laboratory focuses on TMJ biology and disease, stem cells and stem cell-based cartilage and bone regeneration. Dr. Embree and her team use a combination of stem cell/molecular biology methods and clinical questions in shaping the direction of scientific projects. Overall, Dr. Embree's research endeavors are geared toward improving the current treatment modalities for patients with TMJ and musculoskeletal diseases.

Research Interests

  • cartilage biology
  • craniofacial growth and development
  • osteoarthritis
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • TMJ biology

Grants

Source: NIDCR, NIH (R00)

Role: Principle Investigator

Title: Regenerative Strategies to Treat TMJ Injuries and Diseases

Funding Period: July 1, 2014-June 30, 2019

Source: Columbia University Provost Faculty Diversity Award

Role: Principle Investigator

Title: Developing Strategies to Treat TMJ Diseases

Funding Period: May 1, 2014-May 1, 2015

Source: NIDCR, NIH (1 K99 DE022060-01A1)

Role: Principle Investigator

Title: NIDCR Dentist Scientist K99: Improve TMJ Regeneration Strategies

Funding Period: July 1, 2012-June 30, 2014