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The Impossible Will Take a Little While: Defining a Key Developmental Pathway in the Salivary Gland
(October 2010)
Branched salivary glandSalivary glands form in large part via a process called branching morphogenesis.  NIDCR scientists have now defined several of its key biochemical details. Find out how they did it.  more....

Award Helps Orthodontist Find Balance, Pursue Research Career
(August 2010)
Cristina Teixeira, DMD, PhDDr. Cristina Teixeira found that her professional life was out of balance.  She applied for an NIDCR career development award, and now her research time is protected and the science is moving forward.  more......  

Five Will Attend ATI Training Program
(June 2010)
Lisa Heaton, Ph.D. Five NIDCR-supported investigators will participate in the Advanced Training Institute (ATI) on Health Behavior Theory.  They offer their thoughts on the program, behavior theory, and its potential application to their research.  more.....

Toward Better Resolution of Pain
(May 2010)
Charles Serhan, M.D.For the first time it has been demonstrated in mice that certain resolution-inducing molecules called resolvins are extremely potent in controlling various aspects of pain in the central and peripheral nervous systems.   The Inside Scoop recently spoke with Dr. Charles Serhan, director of the Center for Experimental Therapeutics and Reperfusion Injury at Brigham and Women's Hospital and a professor at Harvard Medical School.  more...

Recovery Act Funds Help to Haul in a Gene of Interest
(March 2010)
Andrea Moreira and Dr. Tracie FerreiraThe ongoing search to find a gene holds promise for craniofacial research.  Thanks to the Recovery Act, the search also helps to bring out the promise in several students at University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.  more...

Recovery Act Helps Build a Second Career
(February 2010)
Suzy VasaSuzy Vasa went back to school to earn a degree in computational biology.  Find out how the Recovery Act has helped her launch a second career.  more...


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