AADR Science Advocate - 11/10/2011  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  JDR November Issue Now Online
•  JDR Hot Topics
•  Read the Science Advocate on Your Mobile Device
•  Stay in the Know, Read the AADR Government Affairs Blog
•  IADR/AADR Publish Study on Obesity Link to Periodontitis
•  NIH Loan Repayment Programs
•  Webinar Series: President's Initiative on University Research Commercialization
•  AADR Member Cun-Yu Wang Elected to the Institute of Medicine
•  IADR/AADR Publish Study on Dental Caries Vaccine
•  AADR Strides in Science
•  2012 Awards and Fellowships
•  Transformative Research Award Program
•  NIH Funding Announcements
•  Free Training in Dental Informatics (MS/PhD/postdoctoral positions)
•  AAMC Calls for Proposals for Oral Health in Medicine Model Curriculum
•  Immunopathogenesis of HIV/AIDS-related Oral Manifestations and Host Immunity (R01 and R21)
•  NIH Launches Medical Research Scholars Program
•  Register to Attend the 2012 AADR/CADR Annual Meeting
•  10th Gordon Research Conference on the Biology of Spirochetes
•  New Research Opportunities Available at the IADR/AADR Online Career Center

 

NIH Loan Repayment Programs

The NIH has announced the continuation of educational loan repayment through its extramural Loan Repayment Programs (LRP). The LRPs encourage promising researchers and scientists to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social and clinical research by repaying up to $35,000 of their qualified student loan debt each year. Loan repayment benefits are in addition to the institutional salary received by recipients for their research. 

The NIH has announced the continuation of educational loan repayment through its extramural Loan Repayment Program (LRP). The LRPs encourage promising researchers and scientists to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social and clinical research by repaying up to $35,000 of their qualified student loan debt each year. Loan repayment benefits are in addition to the institutional salary received by recipients for their research. Applications will be accepted through November 15 at www.lrp.nih.gov.

Specific program objectives and eligibility criteria are contained in each of the five LRP notices:
Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Research (LRP-CR)
Extramural Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program (LRP-PR)
Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR)
Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Researchers (LRP-CIR)
Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB)

Visit the NIH website to read the full notice.