UFCD Research Awards – January & February 2019

Congratulations to UF College of Dentistry researchers who received funding for projects in January and February 2019.

Dr. Roger B. Fillingim“Sparking advancements in genomic medicine”

Dr. Roger Fillingim, Collaborator
PRICE; Community Dentistry and Behavior Science

Dr. Julie Johnson, PI
Pharmacotherapy & Translational Research-College of Pharmacy


“To evaluate the effects of marijuana on orofacial pain sensitivity”Dr. John K. Neubert

Ioanna Borissova,  PI-DMD StudentIoanna Borissova
Dr. John Neubert, Mentor


UFCD Student Seed Grant

$3,000 for Five Months


Brady“Characterization of Staphylococcus aureus YidC and its potential utility as a future drug target”

Dr. Surabhi Mishra, PI-Postdoctoral AssociateMishra
Dr. Jeannine Brady, Mentor
Oral Biology

UFCD Transition to Independence Award

$5,000 for One Year



TothControlling the establishment of oncogenic herpesviral infection”Papp

Dr. Zsolt Toth, PI
Dr. Bernadett Papp, Co-I
Oral Biology

American Cancer Society

$792,000 for Four 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.