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Recent Grants

The following list includes recent grants of all types (research, training, research education, instrumentation, program project).

Benson M.D. (PI), Dechow P.C. (Collaborator).  Role of ephrins in osteoblast differentiation.  NIH/NIDCR 1 R03 DE020119-01; 2010-2013, $219,750.

Benson M.D. (PI). Ephrin inhibition of regeneration after spinal cord injury.  Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation; 2011-2013; $150,000.

Dechow P.C. (PI).  Integrative analysis of hominid feeding biomechanics. NSF 0523159; 2007-2014, $218,752.

Dechow P.C .(Co-I) Evaluation of the mandible bone phenotype of gene-altered animals and/or the effects of novel bone active compounds in animal models; Amgen; 2009-2014; $67,500.

Dechow P. (PI), Berry C. (Co-PI), D'Souza R. (Collaborator), Bellinger L. (Collaborator); Schneiderman E (Program Faculty). CUSPID: Baylor's oral health research education grant. NIH/NIDCR 1 R25 DE018883; 2008-2014; $640,000.

Dechow P.C. (Executive Committee Member; BCD representative).  North and Central Texas clinical and translational science initiative; NIH/NIDCR U54 RR023468; 2007-2013; $34,000,000.

D'Souza R.N. (PI), Mues G. (Co-I).  Signaling mechanisms in early tooth development.  NIH/NIDCR R01 DE019471; 2008-2013, $362,874.

D'Souza R.N. (PI), Mues G. (Co-I).  Signaling mechanisms in early tooth development.  NIH/NIDCR 3 R01 DE01947101S3 (ARRA Administrative Collaborative Supplement); 2009-2013 $269,949.

Dechow, P.C. (Co-I), Bellinger L. (Co-I).  Baylor's program for bioengineering sciences and translational research (B-BEST).  NIH/NIDCR 1 P30 DE020742-01 (Recovery Act Limited Competitition Supporting New Faculty Recruitment); 2009-2013, $1,400,000.

Feng J. (PI).  Effects of mechanical strain on osteocyte function.  NIH/NIAMS P01 AR046798; 2006-2012, $110,000 (annual direct).

Feng J. (PI); Qin C. (Co-PI). DMP1 mutations: Defects in odontogenesis.  NIH/NIDCR R01 DE015209; 2008-2014, $1,162,500 (annual direct).

Feng J.  A preclinical study proposal: Effects of Sci-Ab on rodent periodontal disease model - DMP1 null mice.  Amgen Inc.; 2012-2013, $112,700.

Groppe J.  Mechanisms of BMP receptor kinase dysregulation in skeletal dysplasias.  NIH/NIAMS 1 R03 AR056838-01; 2008-2012, $219,750 (2012, No-cost extension; $25,000).

Groppe J.  Structural basis of ACVR1 dysregulation in fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.  The Center for Research in FOP and Related Disorders.  UPenn School of Medicine; 2006-2012, $100,000.

Honeyman A.  Analysis of carbohydrate transport specificity in S. mutans. NIH/NIDCR Pathogen Functional Genomics Resource Center Award.  Ongoing; materials only.

Honeyman A. Identification of P. gingivalis virulence factors.  NIH/NIDCR Pathogen Functional Genomics Resource Center Award.  Ongoing; materials only.

Honeyman A.  In vitro analysis of Socklt on an Enterococcus faecalis biofilm.   McMerlin Dental.  Ongoing.

Kramer P.R. (PI). Estrogen and TMJ pain.  NIH/NIDCR R01 DE022129; 2012-2016; $1,000,000.

Kramer P.R. Quick-set endodontic materials, phase II SBIR; 2013-2015; $260,000.

Liu X. (PI).  BMP receptor 1A (Bmpr1a) null osteoblast cells accelerate bone/tooth repair.  NIH P30 pilot project.

Liu X. (PI). Development of biomimetic three-dimensional scaffolds for regulating cell behavior and fate.  Texas A&M-Weizmann Institute of Science; 2012-2014; $200,000.

Lu Y. (PI). Studies of the roles of Twist1 and E12 in tooth morphogenesis.  NIH/NIDCR R03 DE021773-01; 2011-2013; $150,000.

Lu Y. (PI). Identification and function of nuDMP in odontoblast differentiation.  NIH/NIDCR 1 R01 DE023365-01; 2013-2017; $1,314,000.

Mues G.  EDA pathway mutations in non-syndromic tooth agenesis.  NIH/NIDCR R03 DE0196554-01A2; 2010-2013.  $146,500.

Opperman L.  Use of natural dental implants as a minimally invasive approach to replacing teeth. Natural Dental Implants, Inc.  2011-2012; $76,931.

Opperman L.  Use of natural dental implants as a minimally invasive approach to replacing teeth, Phase II. Natural Dental Implants, Inc.;  2012-2014; $77,792.

Opperman L. (PI, subcontract), Kramer P. (Co-I), Schneiderman E. (Co-I), Woodmansey K (Co-I). Quick-set endodontic material.  NIH/NIDCR R44 DE020204-01; 2012-2014; $214,793.

Opperman L. Instrument system and technique for minimally invasive periodontal surgery.  NIH/NIDCR R44 DE017829-02A1.  2010-2012 (Consultant).

Opperman L. (Co-I).  Oral health status of independent elder residents in assisted living facility in Dallas, TX - Pilot Study. Delta Dental; 2012-2013; $47,057.

Qin C. The roles of FAM20C (DMP4) in odontogenesis and osteogenesis.  NIH/NIDCR 1 R01 DE022549-01A1:1-5; 2012-2017; $1,250,000.

Qin C. (PI), Feng J.  (Co-PI). Studies of the roles of DMP1 and DSPP in osteogenesis and dentinogenesis.  NIH/NIDCR R01 DE005092; 2009-2014; $873,000.

Ruest L.B. Endothelin-A receptor function in cardiovascular development.  American Heart Association 11BGIA5670010; 2011-2013; $140,000.

Schneiderman E. (Co-I).  Quick set endodontic materials.  NIH/NIDCR SBIR 23-461631; 2012-2014; $515,274.

Schneiderman E (Collaborator).  Silicon, a new anti-oxidant role in bone healing.  Nih NIDCR R03; 2014-2015; $157,726.

Schneiderman E (Data analysis).  Oral health status of independent elders residents in assisted living facilities in Dallas, TX.  Delta Dental; 2012-2013, $48,105.

Spears R. (Co-I); Schneiderman E (Program Faculty).  Bridge to dentistry: Awareness to practicing/teaching/research.  HRSA D34 HP24458,  2012-2017; $2,500,000.

Spears R. (Co-I). Bridge to dentistry: Health careers opportunity program grant.  HRSA, 2009-2012; $2,000,000.

Svoboda K.K. (PI), Dechow P. (Co-director), Adams P. (Co-director). B-STARS: Baylor's comprehensive research training program for dentist-scientists.  1 T32 DE018380-01A1; 2008-2014; $3,500,000.

Svoboda K.  Antioxidant effects on gingival fibroblast survival and wound healing.  Periosciences; 2010-2012; $60,000.

Svoboda K., Liu X.  Visualizing cell scaffold interactions in real time.  Pilot project, NIH/NIDCR 5 P30 DE020742; Baylor's program for bioengineering sciences and translational research. 2009-2013; $1,400,000.

Svoboda K., Varanasi  V.  Combinatorial strategies for improved bioactive glass design and enhanced bone healing.   Pilot project, NIH/NIDCR 5 P30 DE020742; Baylor's program for bioengineering sciences and translational research. 2009-2013; $1,400,000.

Varanasi V. (PI).  Research development and enhancement program award; $25,000.

Varanasi V. (PI).  NIH P30 grant start-up funds (Baylor's program for bioengineering sciences and translational research (B-BEST).  2011-present; $200,000.

Last edited by: jsantacruz 11/18/2014

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