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Health Research Resources

Lab Technician Using MicroscopeNIH – National Institutes of Health

NIH, a part of the U.S. Department for Health and Human Services, is the primary federal agency for conducting and supporting medical research. Composed of 27 institutes and centers, the NIH provides leadership and financial support to researchers in every state and around the world.

NIDCR – National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research

As one of the National Institutes of Health, the NIDCR is the federal government’s lead agency for scientific research in oral, dental, and craniofacial health and disease.

NICDCR Health Disparities Research Program

The Health Disparities Research Program responds to the growing awareness that despite improvements in some oral health status indicators, the burden of disease is not evenly distributed across all segments of societies. The program supports research that explores the multiple and complex factors that may determine oral and craniofacial health, diseases, and conditions in disadvantaged and underserved populations.

Community of Science

COS is a leading global resource for hard-to-find information critical to scientific research and other projects across all disciplines.

International Association for Dental Research

The IADR is a non-profit organization with more than 11,000 members worldwide. Its mission is to advance research and increase knowledge for the improvement of oral health worldwide, to support and represent the oral health research community, and to facilitate the communication and application for research findings.