NIDCR Invites Comments on Division of Intramural Research Organizational Change


​​NIDCR proposes to reorganize the Division of Intramural Research (DIR) and invites comments from the public.

Currently, the DIR comprises 25 investigators in 5 laboratories and branches. Under the reorganization, the DIR would comprise 25 investigators in 1 branch, called the Basic, Translational and Clinical Research Branch.

The proposed re-organization would:

  • Eliminate administrative “stove piping” and promote interactions and collaborations
  • Retain existing areas of research emphasis, allowing them to evolve without requiring reorganization
  • Promote a more participatory governance with input from all investigators

Proposed organizational structure:

Last Reviewed
July 2018