NYU Dentistry’s Dr. Nicole N. Scheff Receives $120,000-Plus NIDCR F32 Grant to Investigate the Biology of Sex Differences in Oral Cancer Pain

Dr. Scheff to investigate whether immune cells in the oral cancer environment contribute to sex differences in oral cancer pain.

Nicole Scheff, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Brian L. Schmidt, director of the NYU Bluestone Center for Clinical Research and the NYU Oral Cancer Center, both located at New York University College of Dentistry (NYU Dentistry), has received a two-year, $120,000-plus F32 grant from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). The grant was awarded to Dr. Scheff to investigate whether immune cells in the oral cancer environment contribute to sex differences in oral cancer pain.