Sponsored Research Awards

August 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

National Institutes of Health Awards

Jacques Nör

(F30 Award for Min Oh, DDS/OHS PhD Student)
$122,300

Perivascular Niche and Self-Renewal of Dental Pulp Stem Cells

David Kohn and William Giannobile

Multi-PI (R34)
$193,750

Michigan Regenerative Medicine Resource Center

Darnell Kaigler

(R56)
$739,184

Customized craniofacial stem cell therapy for craniofacial bone defects

Nan Hatch

(R21) $426,250
Development of a Biomedical Treatment Approach for Craniosynostosis

(R01) $1,991,250
Molecular Mechanisms of Craniosynostosis

Alexandre Dasilva

(R01)
$1,819,035

Investigation and Modulation of the Central Mu-Opioid Mechanism in Migraine (in vivo)

Russell Taichman

(U54) $147,964
The Biology of HSCs in the Microenvironment of Prostate Cancer

(U54 Supplement) $184,500
Mechanisms of Prostate Cancer Dormancy in the Bone Marrow Niche

Isabelle Lombaert

(R00)
$294.000

Identifying Stem Cells for Future Salivary Gland Stem Cell Therapy

Yu Lei

(R00)
$747,000

Autophagy-promoting NLRX1-TUFM complex and cancer cell resistance to cetuximab

Margherita Fontana

(U01)
$750,165

Predicting Caries Risk in Underserved Toddlers in Primary Healthcare Settings (PECASE)

Federal Other Awards

Geoffrey Gerstner

National Science Foundation
$368,124

Collaborative Research: The evolutionary significance of variability in mammalian chewing: the influence of diet and oral afferents on feeding kinematics

Russell Taichman

Department of Defense
$581,251

Sympathetic Nervous System Control of Disseminated Tumor Cell (DTCs) Dormancy

Foundations, Industry and Other Awards

Sharon Aronovich and Jun Liu


Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery Foundation
$75,000

In vivo evaluation of fluorapatite modified PLC scaffold for osteoinductive capabilities

Dennis Fasbinder

Dentsply Caulk $213,005
Clinical Evaluation of Chairside CAD/CAM Zirconia-reinforced Lithium Silicate Ceramic Crowns

3M $52,000
Patient Treatment Acceptance Based on a 3D Image Analysis of Dentition

Strauman AG $36,725
Surface Evaluation of High Strength CAD/CAM Restorative Materials

3M ESPE $43,049
Clinical Evaluation of Chairside CAD/CAM Nano-Ceramic Restorations-5 Year Recall

William Giannobile

Forsyth Institute
$148,834

Biomarkers of Periodontal Disease Progression- Supplement

Carlos González-Cabezas

Johnson and Johnson $233,242
Development of Single and Multispecies Biofilm Models to Study Dental Caries and Fluoride Products

Johnson and Johnson $45,939
Enamel Demineralization Prevention Potential of Different Formulations of Oral Rinse Involving Fluoride and Essential Oils Using an In-Vitro Microbial Caries Model

Nan Hatch

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute $77,500
Molecular Pathogenesis and Treatment of Hypophosphatasia

American Association of Orthodontists Foundation $30,000
Polymer Microsphere Controlled Deliver of Osteoprotegerin for Enhancing Orthodontic Anchorage

Yuji Mishina

Riken Research Cluster for Innovation $75,569
In vivo evaluation of BMP signaling blocking reagents

International FOP Association $41,800
Validation of novel diagnostic and targeted prophylaxis for FOP related heterotopic ossification

Stephanie Munz

Carolinas Healthcare System
$196,626

Oral Hygiene, Periodontal Disease, and Infective Endocarditis

Gisele Neiva

Meisinger USA LLC
$12,900

Surface Evaluation of Polishing Techniques for High Strength CAD/CAM Restorative Materials

Jacques Nör

Medimmune
$15,000

Therapeutic Potential of the MedImmune CXCR4 and IL-6 Antibodies in Head and Neck Cancer-Supplement

Petros Papagerakis

Delta Dental Foundation
$20,000

Clinical Significance of Circadian Rhythms Disruption in Sjogren’s syndrome Pathogenesis

Russell Taichman

Johns Hopkins University
$35,000

Targeted Niche Therapy (TNT) to cure metastatic prostate cancer

Hom-Lay Wang

Osseointegration Foundation
$30,000

The Influence of Mucosa Tissue Thickness on Marginal Bone Loss of Implants with Smooth Collars: A Prospective Controlled Trial