Center for Clinical Research

The Center for Clinical Research, part of NIDCR’s Division of Extramural Research, supports patient-oriented and population-based research aimed at improving the dental, oral, and craniofacial health of the nation. The Center focuses on a variety of diseases and conditions through clinical trials, practice-based network studies, epidemiology research, clinical technology research, and health disparities research.

Center for Clinical Research Grant Programs:



Dena Fischer, DDS, MSD, MS
Acting Director, Center for Clinical Research
Director, Clinical and Practice-Based Research Program
Acting Director, Clinical Trials Program

                         (301) 594-4876

Last Reviewed
July 2018