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A message from IADR Past President Paula Moynihan


U.S. NIH Funding Opportunities

NOT-DE-20-022: Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Research within the Mission of NIDCR

  • Allows for within (admin supp) and out of scope (competitive revision) projects to existing NIDCR grants (only a subset of mechanisms are eligible). Emphasis is on immediate and high impact research to protect and ensure the safety of personnel and patients in dental practices, prevent SARS-COV-2 transmission and improve detection and diagnosis of COVID-19, and understand SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis
  • Application due dates: June 1, 2020, and November 2, 2020, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

NOT-DE-20-023: Infrastructure Access for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Conducted in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network

  • Allows researchers to tap into the PBRN with COVID-19 research
  • Application due dates: June 1, 2020, and November 2, 2020, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

NOT-DE-20-024: Notice of Additional Receipt Dates for PAR-20-073 National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Infrastructure Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

  • This notice adds two receipt dates for the PBRN X01 PAR to align with the NOT-DE-20-022 dates.
  • Application due dates: June 1, 2020, September 1, 2020, November 2, 2020, September 1, 2021, and September 1, 2022., by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.


Through IADR/AADR’s commercial publisher, all Journal of Dental Research and JDR Clinical & Translational Research COVID-19 related articles will be made freely available on the SAGE Publishing Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research microsite that highlights both social and behavioral sciences and medical sciences research on COVID-19 and more broadly on managing pandemics. This collection includes the latest medical research from SAGE related to the virus as well as top social and behavioral research to help individuals, communities, and leaders make the best decisions on dealing with the outbreak and its consequences. Included in the collection is the recently published “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine” by Meng, Hue, and Bian of Wuhan University. SAGE Publishing has also signed and committed to the Wellcome coordinated statement on Sharing research data and findings relevant to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


Association News

AADR COVID-19 Webinar with NIDCR for Research Deans and Deans
PowerPoint Slides
Webinar Recording

Chat Log
IADR/AADR Covid-19 Resource Blog
IADR Virtual Council Highlights
AADR Virtual Council Highlights

COVID-19 Articles Published in JDR or JDR CTR

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Emerging and Future Challenges for Dental and Oral Medicine
by L. Meng, F. Hue, and Z. Bian

COVID-19 Transmission in Dental Practice: Brief Review of Preventive Measures in Italy
by R. Izzetti, M. Nisi, M. Gabriele, and F. Graziani
Dental Care and Oral Health under the Clouds of COVID-19
by E. Eliav, H. Malmstrom, L. Rasubala, and Y.F. Ren

COVID-19 Articles from other Publications

Aerosol and Surface Distribution of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 in Hospital Wards, Wuhan, China, 2020
by Zhen-Dong Guo, Zhong-Yi Wang, Shou-Feng Zhang, Xiao Li, Lin Li, Chao Li, Yan Cui, Rui-Bin Fu, Yun-Zhu Dong, Xiang-Yang Chi, Meng-Yao Zhang, Kun Liu, Cheng Cao, Bin Liu, Ke Zhang, Yu-Wei Gao, Bing Lu, and Wei Chen

A medRxiv Preprint: Saliva is more sensitive for SARS-CoV-2 detection in COVID-19 patients than nasopharyngeal swabs.
by Anne Louise Wylie et al.

Coronavirus Disease 19(COVID-19): Implications for Clinical Dental Care
by Amber Ather, Biraj Patel, Nikita B. Ruparel, Anibal Diogenes, and Kenneth M. Hargreaves

Dentistry and coronavirus (COVID-19) - moral decision-making
by Paul Coulthard
High expression of ACE2 receptor of 2019-nCoV on the epithelial cells of oral mucosa
by Hao Xu, Liang Zhong, Jiaxin Deng, Jiakuan Peng, Hongxia Dan, Xin Zeng, Taiwen Li and Qianming Chen

Physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent person-to-person transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
by Derek K Chu, Elie A Akl, Stephanie Duda, Karla Solo, Sally Yaacoub, and Holger J Schünemann on behalf of the COVID-19 Systematic Urgent Review Group Effort (SURGE) study authors.

Transmission routes of 2019-nCoV and controls in dental practice
by Xian Peng, Xin Xu, Yuqing Li, Lei Cheng, Xuedong Zhou and Biao Ren

Other Resources

Bioethics Guidance for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
CDC Interim Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dental Settings During the COVID-19 Response
COVID-19 Health Literacy Project
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Webinars
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH Training for COVID-19 workers to protect their own health
Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding
Virtual Activities for trainees outside of the NIH
U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
U.S. HHS Guidance on Human Subjects Related to Covid-19
U.S. OSHA COVID-19 Resource page
U.S. OSHA Guidance for Dentistry Workers and Employers
World Health Organization (WHO)