UFCD Research Awards – July and August 2018

Congratulations to the following UF College of Dentistry researchers who received funding for projects in July and August 2018:

RouletDr. Jean-Francois Roulet

UF Department of Restorative Dental Sciences

Project: Wear of one capsulated basic composite and flowable bulkfil composite (control)

Award: $13,754

Ivoclar-Vivadent Service Agreement

Photo of Joseph KatzDr. Joseph Katz

UF Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences

Project: For the support of student research

Award: $5,000 for one year

Egyptian Cultural and Education Bureau


Roger Fillingim, Ph.D.Dr. Roger Fillingim, Principal Investigator

UF Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science

UF Pain Research & Intervention Center of Excellence

Project: Effect of COMT genetic polymorphisms on response to propranolol therapy in TMD

Award: $70,150 for one year


Kevin McHughDr. Kevin McHugh, Principal Investigator
UF Department of Periodontology

Dr. Jennifer Hagen, Principal Investigator
UF Department of Orthopedics-Medicine

Dr. Peter McFetridge, Principal Investigator
UF Department of Biomedical Engineering

Project: Utilizing human-derived soluble matrix to augment healing of critical size bone defects

Award: $358,851 for two years


A pic of Robert BurneDr. Robert Burne, Principal InvestigatorPhoto of Lin Zeng
Dr. Lin Zeng, Principal Investigator

UF Department of Oral Biology


Project: Gene regulation and histology of Streptococcus mutans”

Award: $1,810,940 for five years

UFCD Office of Research

This information is provided by the UF College of Dentistry Office of Research. For more information about these and other research awards at the college, visit the awards and sponsored funding area of the UFCD Office of Research website. Current and archived editions of the Office of Research newsletters can be found here.