MICHR Researcher Awarded $18.3M in NIH Grants to Study Dental Caries

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Two grants totaling $18.3 million from the NIH will allow a School of Dentistry professor to expand research into predicting caries risk in young children and assessing the efficacy of a new treatment.

Margherita Fontana, DDS, PhD, a professor in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics, is the principal investigator for two teams of researchers from U-M and several other universities.

MICHR has provided Dr. Fontana with Clinical Research Management and MICHR Investigator Assistance Program consultations.

Read the full School of Dentistry article.