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JDR CTR Publishes Systematic Review That Shows an Association Between Tooth Loss and Reduced Cognitive Function in Adults

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Tooth Loss Increases the Risk of Diminished Cognitive Function: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis” in the OnlineFirst portion of the JDR Clinical & Translational Research. In it, Cerutti-Kopplin et al systematically assessed the association between oral health and cognitive function in adult populations.

AADR Issues Statement on the President's FY17 Budget

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The American Association for Dental Research today issued the following statement on President Obama’s FY17 budget by the Association’s Executive Director Christopher Fox, DMD DMSc:

The American Association for Dental Research is disappointed with the President’s fiscal year 2017 budget request. In particular, we are deeply concerned with the President’s proposal to cut discretionary funding at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and backfill those cuts using an unauthorized mandatory funding stream. Importantly, even with the utilization of the mandatory funding, almost all of the Institutes and Centers at NIH are level funded with the previous fiscal year.

Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States

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Alexandria, Va., USA – The International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) have published an article titled “Predicting Periodontitis at State and Local Levels in the United States” in the OnlineFirst portion of the Journal of Dental Research. In it, authors P.I. Eke, X. Zhang, H. Lu, L. Wei, G. Thornton-Evans, K.J. Greenlund, J.B. Holt and J.B. Croft estimate the prevalence of periodontitis at state and local levels across the United States by using a novel, small area estimation (SAE) method.

Frederick Curro - February 2016

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Frederick Curro, D.M.D., Ph.D. is currently an adjunct clinical professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Oral Medicine, New York University College of Dentistry. He’s also director of the Practitioners Engaged in Applied Research & Learning (PEARL) Practice Based Translational Network.

His career spans academia, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries and back to academia. Curro is a dentist, trained as a cardiovascular pharmacologist and has spent most of his career as a clinical pharmacologist. He has conducted hundreds of clinical studies in a broad range of therapeutic areas including dentistry, cardiovascular, dermatology, gastroenterology, oncology, antibiotics and gene therapy. 

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