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Gordan Named Associate Dean for Research

Dean Isabel Garcia announced that Valeria Gordan, D.D.S., M.S.-Cl., is appointed associate dean for the UF College of Dentistry Office of Research effective December 22, 2023, having served in the role as interim associate dean since December 2020.

Multi-Million Dollar UH3 Spotlight

Multi-principal investigators Dr. Margarete Ribeiro Dasilva and Dr. Roger B. Fillingim received a five-year $3,322,546 NIH UH3 from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. The MPIs provided the following information about their award. The project, “Photobiomodulation for the Management of Temporomandibular Disorder Pain,” aims to rigorously test the…

Multi-Million Dollar RO1 Spotlights

Dr. José Lemos, a professor in the Department of Oral Biology, received a five-year $2,257,662 NIH R01 from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research. Dr. Lemos and his team sheds light on the potential implications for oral health and beyond. The project, “Mechanisms of metal ion homeostasis…

2023 Spring Synergy Awards

A huge thank you to everyone who made the UF College of Dentistry’s 2023 Spring Synergy event successful on March 31. The annual research day celebration, held right on the UF Academic Health Center campus at the HPNP Reception Hall and Auditorium this year, honors oral health research, continuing education and spotlights the UFCD chapter of the American Student Dental Association.

2022 UF Research Opportunity Seed Fund Competition

Recently, the UF Division of Sponsored Research (DSP) announced the annual Opportunity Seed Fund Competition. The internal college deadline is 5:00pm on Monday, November 15th, 2021. Proposals should be submitted to Christina Mason at; and cc Ronda Breton at…

NIDCR-AADR Mentoring Network Funding Opportunity

Seeking participants to participate in the NIDCR supported UE5DE029439 “AADR Mentoring an Inclusive Network for a Diverse Workforce of the Future (AADR MIND the Future)” in response to RFA-DE-19-007 NIDCR Mentoring Network to Support a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce. The program is currently open for applications for…