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August 12, 2010 MOVING RESEARCH INTO ACTION

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In This Issue

> JDR August Issue Now Online
> Congress Matches Presidentís Proposed $1 Billion Inflationary Increase for NIH in FY2011
> AHRQ Soliciting Nominations for Preventive Health Topics
> FDA Recommendations for 510(k) Program
> Funding Opportunities 2011 NIH Directorís Award Programs: Transformative Research Projects, Pioneer, and New Innovator Awards
> AHRQ R01 Funding Announcement
> Burroughs Welcome Fund Accepting Applications
> Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)
> AADR Strides in Science
> Call for Applications and Nominations!
> Can You Serve on a Committee?
> AADR Accepting Poster Presentation Submissions for its 3rd Fall Focused Symposium
> Workshop Announcement: 3Is and Atherothrombosis: Infection, Immunity, Inflammation
> AADR/IADR Member Receives Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business Award
> University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine Researchers Awarded NASA Grant
JDR August Issue Now Online

The August 2010 issue of the Journal of Dental Research is online. Your online subscription to the JDR, which is included in your membership, gives you access to the latest research published in the Journal. The online JDR features innovative technology that includes RSS feeds and social bookmarking to enhance your reading and sharing experience.

 

Congress Matches Presidentís Proposed $1 Billion Inflationary Increase for NIH in FY2011

Prior to the August recess, the Senate Appropriations Committee approved a Fiscal Year 2011 Labor, Health and Human Services (LHHS) spending bill with a $1 B, or 3.2 percent, inflationary increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to $32 B. The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) would be funded at $422.8 M, a $9.6 M or 2.3 percent increase.

AHRQ Soliciting Nominations for Preventive Health Topics

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is soliciting nominations for new clinical preventive health topics to be considered for review by the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF).

FDA Recommendations for 510(k) Program

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued two comprehensive evaluations containing recommendations that address three key objectives of the agency’s public health mission as it relates to medical devices – foster device innovation, create a more predictable regulatory environment, and enhance device safety.

Funding Opportunities 2011 NIH Directorís Award Programs: Transformative Research Projects, Pioneer, and New Innovator Awards

Each year, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) makes grants to exceptionally creative scientists through the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, New Innovator Award, and the Transformative Research Projects Award programs.

AHRQ R01 Funding Announcement

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits Large Research (R01) Projects, and expresses AHRQ portfolio priority areas of interest for ongoing extramural health services research, demonstration, dissemination, and evaluation grants. This FOA will use the AHRQ Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism.

Burroughs Welcome Fund Accepting Applications

The Burroughs Welcome Fund is now accepting applications for its Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS). The program will provide $700,000 over five years to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service.

Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)
The NIH is requesting applications for the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). CTSAs attract basic, translational, and clinical investigators, community clinicians, clinical practices, networks, professional societies, and industry to develop new professional interactions, programs, and research projects.
AADR Strides in Science

This month, AADR interviewed Ophir D. Klein, from the University of California, San Francisco. Read the article to learn more about his research and contributions to the field. To nominate a colleague to be featured, please send his/her name to scienceadvocate@aadronline.org

 

Call for Applications and Nominations!

AADR is accepting applications for numerous awards. Apply for these awards for the opportunity to gain funding for your research.

Can You Serve on a Committee?

If you are interested in volunteering for service on an AADR or Joint (IADR/AADR) committee, beginning in March 2011, please complete the online submission form by September 6, 2010.

AADR Accepting Poster Presentation Submissions for its 3rd Fall Focused Symposium

The AADR 3rd Fall Focused Symposium: “Salivary Diagnostics: Scientific & Clinical Frontiers” will take place November 12-13, 2010, in the Washington, DC area. AADR is accepting poster presentation submissions for this meeting from now until October 5, 2010.

Workshop Announcement: 3Is and Atherothrombosis: Infection, Immunity, Inflammation

The Joint Symposium of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Center for Anti-Inflammatory Therapeutics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (an AADR Institutional Section Member) on 3Is and Atherothrombosis “Infection, Immunity, Inflammation” will take place September 7, 2010 at 8:30 a.m., in Boston, Massachusetts.

AADR/IADR Member Receives Outstanding 50 Asian-Americans in Business Award
AADR/IADR member Yun Po Zhang, director of Clinical Dental Research at Colgate-Palmolive, received the honor of "Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business Award" this year.
University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine Researchers Awarded NASA Grant

AADR/IADR members Art Hand and Maija Mednieks have been awarded a NASA grant to study the effects of zero gravity on hormone action.

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