National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grants (T32, T90/R90)

Contacts listed alphabetically by state:

Alabama

T90DE022736/R90DE023056

University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry
Birmingham, AL
Hui Wu, PhD
(205) 996-2392
hwu@uab.edu

Dental Academic Research Training Program  
biomaterials, microbiology and immunology, craniofacial developmental biology and genetics, clinical research

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

California

T32DE007306

University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry 
Pamela DenBesten, DDS, MS 
425-502-6383 
pamela.denbesten@ucsf.edu 
website: http://dentistry.ucsf.edu/admissions/graduate-programs-phd  
Graduate Program in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences 
craniofacial developmental biology, cell biology, stem cells, mineralized tissues, cell/matrix interactions, biomaterials, imaging, lasers

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

T90DE021982/R90DE022528

University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry
Los Angeles, CA
Michael Paine, BDS, PhD
(323) 442-1728
paine@usc.edu 
Graduate Program in Craniofacial Biology  
craniofacial development, genetic diseases, biomineralization of dental hard-tissues, biosynthetic and biocompatible materials development, stem cell biology and tissue engineering

Provides predoctoral support for PhD students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Connecticut

T90DE021989/R90DE022526

University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
Farmington, CT
Mina Mina, DMD, PhD
(860) 679-4081
mina@nso1.uchc.edu 
UConn-NIDCR T90/R90 Research Training Program  
skeletal, craniofacial and oral biology

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Florida

T90DE021990/R90DE022530

University of Florida College of Dentistry
Gainesville, FL
Robert Burne, PhD
(352) 273-8847
rburne@dental.ufl.edu 
College of Dentistry: D.M.D./Ph.D. Program  
molecular biology, inflammation, immunology, pathology, neuroscience

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Iowa
T90DE023520/R90DE024296

University of Iowa, College of Dentistry 
Steven M. Levy, DDS, MPH
(319) 335-7185 
steven-levy@uiowa.edu  
University of Iowa Institutional Training Program in Oral Health Research  
Research training programs in: biomaterials, bone and tissue engineering; cariology, fluoride and microbiology; craniofacial genetics; oral epidemiology and health services research; and oral soft tissues, inflammation and cancer 

Provides predoctoral support for PhD students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Massachusetts

T90DE026110-01/R90DE027638

The Forsyth Institute
Cambridge, MA
Thomas Van Dyke, DDS, PhD
(617)892-8503
tvandyke@forsyth.org  
Forsyth Postdoctoral Training in Oral Health Research  
Research training areas; in: biomaterials, bone and tissue engineering; cariology, fluoride and microbiology; craniofacial genetics; oral epidemiology and health services research; and oral soft tissues, inflammation and cancer 

Provides predoctoral support for PhD students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Michigan

T32DE007057

University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Ann Arbor, MI
David H. Kohn, PhD
(734) 615-1970
dhkohn@umich.edu 
School of Dentistry Tissue Engineering and Regeneration Grant (T32)  
tissue engineering and regeneration focused on restoration of oral-craniofacial tissues; with specific target areas of biomaterials, biomechanics, drug delivery, imaging, cell and molecular biology, developmental biology, bioinformatics and clinical research

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Minnesota

T90DE022732/R90DE023058

University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
Minneapolis, MN
Mark Herzberg, DDS, PhD
(612) 625-3974
mncrest@umn.edu 
Minnesota Craniofacial Research Training Program  
neuroscience, microbiology, immunology, cancer biology, developmental biology & genetics, biomedical engineering, clinical & health services research

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

New York

T32DE023526

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY
Frank Scannapieco, DMD, PhD
(716) 829-2854 
fas1@buffalo.edu 
http://dental.buffalo.edu/departments/oral-biology/academics-and-training/nih-t32-training-grant.html  
Advanced Training in Oral Biology Program 
Oral and systemic infectious disease pathogenesis and host response, saliva and salivary gland pathophysiology, cell biology, bone and connective tissue pathophysiology, and clinical and translational research including oral-systemic interactions, matrix scaffolds for bone regeneration, stem cell regeneration of tissues, and ontological methods to identify existing data resources that can be used for initial virtual trials.

T90DE021985/R90DE022529

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
Robert Quivey, PhD
(585) 275-0382
OralBiology@urmc.rochester.edu 
Training Program in Oral Science  
cellular and molecular biology of oral tissues and diseases

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Ohio

T32DE014320

The Ohio State University, College of Dentistry
Columbus, OH
John Bartlett, PhD
(614) 292-7585 
bartlett.196@osu.edu 

John Sheridan, PhD
(614) 688-4629
sheridan.1@osu.edu  
Comprehensive Training in Oral & Craniofacial Sciences  
oral biology, pathophysiology, neuroscience, biomedical engineering, oral microbiome, bone biology, inflammation/immunity

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists.

South Carolina

T32DE017551

Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dental Medicine
Charleston, SC
Michael J. Kern, PhD
(843) 792-1774
kernmj@musc.edu  
Training in Craniofacial and Oral Health Research  
infection and immunity, oral and systemic health, oral cancer, regenerative medicine/bioengineering, proteomics; bone and TMJ biology

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists.

Texas

T32DE014318

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Dental School
Ken M. Hargreaves, DDS, PhD
(210) 567-3388
hargreaves@UTHSCSA.edu 
website: http://costar.uthscsa.edu/  
Craniofacial Oral-biology Student Training in Academic Research (COSTAR)
Interdisciplinary research experiences in dental, oral and craniofacial research 

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Washington
T90DE021984/R90DE023059

University of Washington School of Dentistry
Seattle, WA
Susan W. Herring, PhD
(206) 543-3203
herring@uw.edu 
Comprehensive Training in Inter-Disciplinary Oral Health Research
Website: http://dental.washington.edu/research/training-programs/  
Basic/translational or public health/behavioral/clinical oral health research

Provides predoctoral support for PhD and dual degree DDS-PhD (DSTP) students, and postdoctoral training for dentists and non-dentists, including postdoctoral training for dentists who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.


* Indicates program including dual-degree DDS or DMD/PhD training

Last Reviewed on
February 2018