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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), Opperman L (Collaborator).  Role of ephrins in osteoblast differentiation.  NIH/NIDCR 1 R03 DE020119-01; 2010-2012, $150,000.

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; 2007-2012, $218,752.

Dechow P. (PI), Berry C. (Co-PI), D'Souza R. (Collaborator), Bellinger L. (Collaborator). CUSPID: Baylor's Oral Health Research Education Grant. NIH/NIDCR 1 R25 DE018883; 2008-2012; $600,000.

D'Souza R.N. (PI), Mues G. (Co-I).  Signaling mechanisms in early tooth development.  NIH/NIDCR R01 DE019471; 2008-2013, $1,000,000.

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. (PI), 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, $1,375,946.

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; 2008-2013, $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; 2010-2012.  $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.  2012-2013; $95,830.

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; $313,598.

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; 2009-2013; $873,000.

Ruest L.B. Endothelin-A receptor function in cardiovascular development.  American Heart Association 11BGIA5670010; 2011-2012; $140,000.

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

Spears R. (Co-I). Bridge to dentistry: Awareness to practicing/teaching/research.  HRSA, 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; 2008-2012, $1,700,000.

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

Svoboda K., Varanasi  V.  Combinatorial strategies for improved bioactive glass design and enhanced bone healing.  NIH P30 pilot project. 2011/2012

Varanasi V. (PI).  Infrastructure grant, Texas A&M Health Science Center; 2012; $40,000.

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