OIID Faculty Members Obtain NIH Grants

Congratulations to OIID faculty members David A. Scott and Silvia Uriarte for their recent successes in obtaining grant funding to sustain their research

David A. Scott, PhDImage of Silvia Uriarte PhD
Dr. David Scott received two grants, an R01 and an R21, from NIDCR.  This funding will support his studies to understand how chemicals in tobacco smoke impact the oral microbiome and the inflammatory response of the host.Dr. Slivia Uriarte obtained R21 grant funding to investigate the pro-inflammatory responses of neutrophils as the engulf and degrade a pathogenic bacteria.