College of Dentistry: Research Links

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Animal Use in Research

To register for mandatory IACUC training prior to conducting research using animals, contact: Mary Frances Braslow at


Conflicts of Interest

Consent Forms

Human Subjects in Research


SF 424 (R&R) Guide



Research at UTHSC

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Clinical Trials

Office of Research Compliance

Institutional Review Board (IRB)


Funding Agencies lists ALL funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) for ALL federal agencies.

ALL grant seekers should register for the listserv to receive all new FOA postings or revisions by email.

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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Community of Sciences (COS)

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Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Other Funding Opportunities


Tips & Resources for the Grant Writer


Additional Dental Research Links

American Dental Association (ADA)

The ADA is the leading dental organization in the nation. Their website serves as a one-stop shot for research updates, governance issues, community outreach programs, as well as private and academic dental resources.

American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

The ADEA is the voice of dental education in the US and Canada. This association urges educational institutions to address contemporary issues facing education, practice, research, and community oral health. The ADEA also provides scholarships to students.

International Association for Dental Research

The International Association for Dental Research is a non-profit organization that aims to improve oral health through the advancement, sharing, and application of dental research.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

The NIDCR is a National Institute of Health that is dedicated to the improvement of oral health. The NIDCR traditionally funds clinical trials, research studies, and career development opportunities.

The National Research Council (NRC)

The NRC is a non-profit organization that is committed to policy change and informed scientific research. The NRC is part of the National Academies, which also includes the Institute of Medicine (IOM).


PubMed is a database for health-related publications. The PubMed database includes both PubMed Central publications (i.e., free articles where NIH funded the research – see the NIH Public Policy) AND association journal publications.

NSF and Federal Research Funding Agencies’ customer service website. This website contains a research policy library, research spending and results, updates on application status, and federal financial reports.


College of Dentistry Publications

College of Dentistry Alumni Bulletin

UTHSC College of Dentistry Bulletin


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