TABLE 5-2Research Areas of Research Career Development Awardees, Fiscal Year 2002a

Research Area Total
Microbiology and microbial pathogenesis 6
Immunology and immunotherapy 4
Biotechnology and biomaterials 4
Developmental biology and mammalian genetics 17
Epithelial cell regulation and transformation 7
Physiology, pharmacogenetics, and injury 6
Molecular and cellular neurobiology 2
Clinical trials and patient-oriented research 14
Behavioral research 3
Population sciences 4
Health disparities 1
Total 70

Research areas defined by primary NIDCR project code are self-reported; programs have more than one research area.

SOURCE: NIH/NIDCR tabulation.

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