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IADR Marks 100 Years of Driving Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Globally to Advance Health and Well-Being

William V. Giannobile Completes 10-years as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Dental Research

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March 20, 2020, Alexandria, Va. — The International Association for Dental Research (IADR) is celebrating 100 years of driving research to advance dental, oral and craniofacial health and overall well-being. Today, IADR has more than 10,000 members from over 80 countries around the world.

“What started as a small group of dentists from New York City who first met in December 1920 in the Columbia University Club to consider ‘the advisability of promoting research by an international organization’ has in the last 100 years expanded to the world’s premier dental research organization that drives dental, oral, and craniofacial research,” said Paula Moynihan, PhD, IADR President.

AADR Receives NIDCR Grant to Develop AADR MIND the Future Program

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March 16, 2020, Alexandria, Va. — The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) has been awarded a five-year grant of more than $1.3 million by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) in response to FOA RFA-DE-19-007: NIDCR Mentoring Network to Support a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce. The grant project dates are March 2020 through February 2025 (Grant No. 1UE5DE029439-01). Principal Investigators for the grant are David Drake, Professor of Microbiology, University of Iowa and the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research; Christopher H. Fox, CEO, American Association for Dental Research and Effie Ioannidou, Director, University of Connecticut Dental Clinical Research Center. 

Journal of Dental Research Publishes Guidelines Concerning Coronavirus (COVID-19) From Researchers based in Wuhan, China

Guidelines Intended for Dental Practitioners and Students

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March 12, 2020, Alexandria, Va., USA — The Journal of Dental Research, co-owned by the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and the American Association of Dental Research (AADR), has published a paper written by researchers at Wuhan University School & Hospital of Stomatology with a number of recommendations for dental practitioners and dental students in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported in Wuhan, China. The virus that causes COVID-19 has been identified as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2). 

The Leading Scientific Organization for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research is Celebrating its Centennial in Washington, D.C., March 18-21, 2020

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Alexandria, VA, March 4, 2020 — Leading scientists will convene this March for the 98th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). In celebration of IADR’s Centennial, the meeting will honor the historic advancements and scientific discoveries that provide the foundation for tomorrow’s science and highlight the accomplishments of the greatest contributors to dental, oral and craniofacial research worldwide. More than 4,000 global attendees are expected.

Study Explores Sexual Harassment at AADR Conferences: First of its Kind from a Biomedical Research Membership Organization

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March 3, 2020, Alexandria, Va. — The American Association for Dental Research (AADR) released findings of a new research study, “Survey of Dental Researchers’ Perceptions of Sexual Harassment at AADR Conferences: 2015-2018” in the Journal of Dental Research (JDR).

The research assessed perceptions and experiences related to sexual, gender-based and nongender-based harassment among registrants at AADR annual meetings from 2015 to 2018 (n=10,495); examined demographic factors associated with reported experiences; and identified facilitators and potential solutions concerning these types of harassment. The survey received 824 responses, or 7.85%.


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