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June 9, 2011 MOVING RESEARCH INTO ACTION

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> JDR June Issue Now Online
> JDR Hot Topics
> Nominations for AADR Vice-president, Treasurer and IADR/AADR Publications Committee
> Budget Discussions Center Stage in Washington
> NIH-Funded Research Determines Saliva to be Effective in Screening for CMV Infection in Newborns
> Call for Oral Health Papers: Journal, Nursing Research and Practice
> AADR Strides in Science
> AADR 2012 Awards and Fellowships - Call for Applications and Nominations!
> NIH Funding Announcement
> ADA is Accepting Nominations for Norton M. Ross Award
> AADR 4th Fall Focused Symposium
> Save the Date: 2012 AADR/CADR Annual Meeting
> Rochester Conference on Oral Biology: “Post-Genomics for the Oral Microbiome”
> GNYAP 2011 Student Grant Program
> National Academies Call for Research Associates
> IADR/AADR Online Knowledge Community
> Are you connected?
> Sally J. Marshall Receives Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award
> Lawrence Wolinsky named Dean at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry
> In Memoriam
JDR June Issue Now Online

The June 2011 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.

 

JDR Hot Topics

Visit the JDR Web site to view the Most Read and Most Cited JDR articles.

Nominations for AADR Vice-president, Treasurer and IADR/AADR Publications Committee

Any AADR member may nominate individuals for AADR Vice-president, AADR Treasurer or AADR Representative to the IADR/AADR Publications Committee. Names of potential candidates must be received by August 5, 2011.

Budget Discussions Center Stage in Washington

The near-term prospects for federal funding of biomedical research are largely tied to discussions of fiscal policy on Capitol Hill and within the White House. A majority of the House of Representatives is demanding trillions of dollars in spending cuts over the next several years.

NIH-Funded Research Determines Saliva to be Effective in Screening for CMV Infection in Newborns

The National Institutes of Health has issued a press release stating that saliva is effective in screening newborns for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, according to research published in the June 2 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Call for Oral Health Papers: Journal, Nursing Research and Practice

Nursing Research and Practice is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles and clinical studies in all areas of nursing. The journal is currently accepting original research articles as well as review articles that describe creative practices in oral health, evidence of impact and improved outcomes, and suggest important research initiatives that are ongoing or in development.

AADR Strides in Science

This month AADR member Donald White was interviewed for the AADR Strides in Science, which is a feature highlighting an AADR member’s accomplishments and comments on how his/her involvement with the AADR has been an important part of his/her career in research.

AADR 2012 Awards and Fellowships - Call for Applications and Nominations!

Through numerous sponsorships and donations, AADR is able to fund and administer several awards and fellowships.

NIH Funding Announcement

Research on Ethical Issues in Biomedical, Social, and Behavioral Research (R03)

This program announcement and two related announcements (R01, PA-11-180; R21, PA-11-181) comprise the fourth set in a series of consecutive FOAs published by NIH since 1999 to encourage research on ethical issues related to the conduct of biomedical, social and behavioral research within the NIH mission. 

ADA is Accepting Nominations for Norton M. Ross Award

The American Dental Association is currently accepting nominations for its 2011 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research. This award was established to recognize investigators whose clinical research has had a meaningful impact on some aspect of clinical dentistry.

AADR 4th Fall Focused Symposium

AADR’s 4th Fall Focused Symposium: Disparities in Global Oral Health Research will take place November 3-4, 2011, at the Renaissance Washington, DC hotel.

Save the Date: 2012 AADR/CADR Annual Meeting


The 41st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the AADR will take place in Tampa, Florida, USA, March 21-24, 2012. This meeting will be held in conjunction with the 36th Annual Meeting of the CADR.

Rochester Conference on Oral Biology: “Post-Genomics for the Oral Microbiome”

Registration is still available to attend the University of Rochester Medical Center’s conference on oral biology themed “Post-Genomics for the Oral Microbiome.” The conference, taking place June 16-18, 2011, is purposed to bring together oral microbiologists and immunologists with scientists working on multi-organism problems outside of the oral environment.

GNYAP 2011 Student Grant Program

The Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) offers grants to support students enrolled in accredited advanced specialty education programs in prosthodontics.

National Academies Call for Research Associates

The National Research Council of the National Academies is pleased to announce the Graduate, Postdoctoral and Senior Research Associateship Programs for 2011.

IADR/AADR Online Knowledge Community

Visit the new IADR/AADR online Knowledge Community to find access to recorded materials, blogs and links to social media. You will need to log in to access members-only content and receive discounted pricing.

Are you connected?

AADR has created ways for you to connect with your fellow AADR member colleagues from the convenience of your computer. You can now follow AADR on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Sally J. Marshall Receives Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award

Yesterday, June 8, the University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Faculty Mentoring Program awarded AADR member and past AADR and IADR President Sally J. Marshall with its Lifetime Achievement in Mentoring Award. This award is to recognize her outstanding contributions to faculty mentorship at UCSF.

Lawrence Wolinsky named Dean at the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry

AADR member Lawrence E. Wolinsky has been named dean of the Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry.  His appointment will be effective September 1, 2011, contingent upon formal action by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.

In Memoriam

AADR is saddened to report the death of AADR Past President Irwin D. Mandel. Prof. Mandel was the 9th AADR president and served that term from 1980-81, and he was Professor Emeritus at Columbia University, New York.

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