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National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research Issues a Fact Sheet on the Impact of Sequestration and Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2013

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The National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) issued a fact sheet on the impact of the sequestration on NIDCR’s budget and programs. The fact sheet provides a clear picture as to the mandatory across-the-board cuts caused by sequestration. Also, NIDCR posted their operating budget and fiscal year 2013 operating plan. Dr. Martha Somerman stated that funding for new and early stage investigators remains a high priority. Additional details about NIDCR’s funding levels are found here.

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