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Need seed funding? Apply today.

Colgate is excited to offer the Colgate Award for Research Excellence (CARE) Program,  a grant program providing seed funding of $30,000 (USD),  a 1-year research grant to foster first-time-in-career (0-5 years) academic oral health researchers. The goal of this program is to advance oral healthcare diagnostics, therapeutics and preventative strategies…

Guidance for NIH-funded Clinical Trials and Human Subjects Studies Affected by COVID-19

Notice Number: NOT-OD-20-087 Release Date: March 16, 2020 Issued by: National Institutes of Health (NIH) The purpose of this notice is to provide guidance outlining the flexibilities available to recipients conducting NIH-funded clinical trials and human subject studies, that are impacted by the declared public health emergency for COVID-19. NIH recognizes the…

Spring Synergy 2019 – Winners

The University of Florida College of Dentistry celebrated oral health research with its annual Spring Synergy event March 27-29, 2019, on the UF Academic Health Center campus. Featuring several continuing dental education opportunities with presentations from Kaplan Scholar Nico Geurs, D.D.S., M.S., chair of periodontology at the University of Alabama…

Student Spotlight – Aria Sharma

Aria Sharma is a native of McLean, Virginia. She attended Barnard College, graduating with a degree in Biology, prior to moving to the sunshine state for dental school. Her interest in research stems from two summers spent in the Summer Internship Program at the NIH, assisting with research…

Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Zsolt Toth

Dr. Zsolt Toth joined the Department of Oral Biology as an Assistant Professor, June 2016. He completed his MSc at the University of Szeged, in Hungary and his PhD at the Institute of Clinical and Molecular Virology of Friedrich-Alexander, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany. Post-doctoral training began at the Salk Institute…