IRDiRC is pleased to announce a new partner in the Consortium: the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The main goal of the institute is to improve dental, cranio and facial health. With this objective in mind, the NICDR focuses on the following missions:
- to support basic, translational and clinical research
- to conduct and fund programs to train and prepare future generations of investigators
- to coordinate and assist research and related-research activities among different sectors of the research community
- to promote the transfer of knowledge to the public, health professionals, researchers and policy makers.
Within IRDiRC, the NIDCR will be represented by Dr Jason Wan, Director of Mineralized Tissue Physiology Program at the NIDCR.