Dr. John Livesey and Dr. Robert Halliwell, Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, together with Dr. Miroslav Tolar and Dr. Benjamin Zeitlin, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, were awarded a SEED grant of $6,000 from the Office of Sponsored Programs, University of the Pacific to begin a pilot study addressing the question of whether human dental stem cells can make real functional neurons. The pilot work will be conducted in labs in both the school of pharmacy in Stockton and the dental school, in San Francisco.

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