NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research plans to award up to $5 million next year for basic, translational, and preclinical studies aiming to discover the epigenetic basis of oral diseases that are caused by viruses.

These projects will demonstrate how epigenomic modifications in hosts and in viruses can cause changes in oral cells and tissues that result in oral diseases.

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