Research Conducted at NIDCR (Intramural)

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Intramural Research Areas
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microscopic colored image of salivary epithelium
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Craniofacial Developmental, Cell, & Matrix Biology
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Exploring fundamental questions concerning the mechanisms of tissue morphogenesis, cellular function, differentiation and cancer, with the goal of preventing and treating craniofacial disorders.

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microscopic colored image of epithelial salivary gland
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Epithelial & Salivary Gland Biology & Dysfunction
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Investigating cellular, molecular, and genetic mechanisms underlying development, differentiation, and secretory physiology with the aim to repair and regenerate function.

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microscopic image of geniculate ganglion
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Immunology & Inflammation
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Research on mucosal immunology, oral inflammatory diseases, and immune tolerance/autoimmunity​.

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sensory biology
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Sensory Biology
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Investigating fundamental mechanisms of sensation including taste, somatosensation, and pain, while developing novel strategies to control pain.

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microscopic image of macrophages
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Skeletal Biology​
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Development and maintenance of skeletal tissues, defined as teeth, bone, cartilage, and their associated tissues, with emphasis on the cells, genes, matrix-associated macromolecules, and related proteases of these tissues.

Last Reviewed
February 2018