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Your news at the heart of your Faculty of Dentistry / Issue 62 / February 25th, 2016

Dr. Jean Marc Retrouvey to Lead Dental Health Focus of $6.4M NIH Grant for OI Study

Dr. Jean Marc Retrouvey is one of the rare dental clinicians that has his name as Principle Collaborator on a multi-million dollar grant proposal. The Brittle Bone Disorders Consortium, mainly composed of physicians, researchers, and educators was recently awarded a $6.4 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for a natural history study on Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), a rare bone disease. Dr. Retrouvey will be overseeing the dental health focus of this longitudinal study. Read the full story here.

FRQ-S Grants Awarded to Faculty Members

Drs. Ana Velly, Richard Hovey, Mervyn Gornitsky, Petra Schweinhardt, Ji Zhang, Zovi der Khatchadourian, Monzur Murshed and Marc McKee will all be participating in studies that have been awarded grants by the Federation de recherche en santé du Québec Network for Oral and Bone Health Research.Click here to learn more about the studies.

Dr. Marc McKee Awarded 3 year Operating Grant

Congratulations to Dr. Marc McKee for receiving an operating grant from the Ministerio de Economia y Competitividad in Spain of $50,000 per year for the next three years for research project “Mechanisms controlling eggshell biomineralization”. Read the full story here.

Dr. Faleh Tamimi receives grants for work on bone healing and osseointegration

Congratulations to Dr. Faleh Tamimi along with fellow researchers Dr. Elham Emami (adjunt professor), Dr. Monzur Murshed and his students for winning two separate awards to investigate bone healing and osseointegration while taking system medications, including PPIs and SSRIs. Read the full story here.

Abstract Submission Now Open

The 11th Annual Faculty of Dentistry Research Day is quickly approaching. All research trainees, graduate students, postdocs, research assistants and associates supervised by our Faculty members are encouraged to participate. For full details click here.




March 10, 2016: Clinical Education Seminar “How to manage the needy student”

March 17, 2016: Clinical Education Seminar “How to approach the unprepared student”

March 20, 2016: Second Annual Ski Day 

April 7, 2015: Graduate Research Day 

May 7, 2016: Roast 2016

May 28, 2016: 2nd Annual OMFS Alumni Lecture 

May 31, 2016: Health Sciences Convocation 


NCOHR has grant preparation funds available to support researchers to prepare research grants submissions at the national or international level. The focus of the grant submission must be oral health. No submission deadline.

University of Iowa's College of Dentistry – Full-time clinical or tenure-track and Full-time faculty member in the Department of Endodontics 

Graduate Trainee Funding Opportunities

The Roaring Twenties Outreach Gala was a Huge Success!

Check out some photos from the photo booth here


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