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Research

The UNLV School of Dental Medicine is committed to the scholarship of biomedical discovery, including student and faculty in research participation as part of the UNLV experience. The Office of Research, under the Associate Dean of Research, coordinates the administration of research and facilitates the inclusion of students as well as faculty in the research endeavor. The work of the Research Committee is supported by the Office of Research.

As of 2016, UNLV SDM has received $14.1 Million in research funding. The following are some of the studies and projects which have been completed or are in progress:

  • Dr. Christina Demopoulos - Oral Health America approximately $350,000 (2010-2016)
  • Dr. Christina Demopoulos - Crackdown on Cancer, $6.3 Million (2001-2010)
  • Dr. Christina Demopoulos - ADEA Project Pool, $5,000 (2014)
  • Dr. Georgia Dounis - HRSA Geriatric Education Center, $4.3 Million (2010-2015)
  • Dr. Georgia Dounis - HRSA Geriatric Interdisciplinary Faculty Training, $310,000 (2010-2012)
  • Dr. Katherine Howard - NIH/NIDCR; Regulation of Platelet-activating Factor Acetylhydrolase during Inflammation, $360,000 (2011-2015)
  • Dr. Karl Kingsley - UNLV Office of Research Services, $26,000 (2004-2006, 2009)
  • Dr. Karl Kingsley - NIH Soy Health Research, $10,000 (2014)
  • Dr. Millie McClain - HRSA Pediatric Dental Program, $1.5 Million (2007-2010)
  • Dr. Connie Mobley - NIH NIDDK, $312,000 (2004-2010)
  • Dr. Connie Mobley - HRSA Dental Faculty Loan Repayment Plan, $1.7 Million (2010-2015)
  • Dr. Michael Neubauer - Mountain West CTR-IN Idea Pilot Grant, $16,800 (2013-2014)
  • Dr. Robin Reinke - Dental Trade Alliance, $15,000 (2013-2014)
  • Dr. Foeng Tham - Periogen Oral Rinse Study, $43,806 (2013-2015)
  • Dr. Wendy Woodall - Mountain West CTR-IN Idea Pilot Grant, $54,990 (2013-2014)