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Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, PhD
Pediatric Surgery

 
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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
1116G, Abramson
3615 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Telephone: 267-426-7969

nah@email.chop.edu

 

Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, is a craniofacial orthodontist in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

 
Faculty Appointments
2013 - present Clinical Associate Professor
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Philadelphia Pennsylvania
 
2006 - present  Research Associate Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2002 - 2005 Adjunct Associate Professor of Histology
Seoul National University
South Korea
 
2001 - 2006  Research Associate Professor of Biochemistry
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2000 - 2003 Center Scholar, The Center for Research in FOP and Related Disorders
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 2013 Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontics
Temple University School of Dentistry
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1995 - 2001 Research Assistant Professor of Biochemistry
University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2007 - present  Research Director, Division of Plastic Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - present  Active Medical Staff, Division of Pediatric Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - present  Director, Craniofacial Research Laboratory
Division of Pediatric Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1995 - 1997 DMD - Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1984 - 1991  PhD - Molecular Biology
University of Connecticut
Farmington, Connecticut
 
1981 - 1983 MSD - Orthodontics
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
 
1977 - 1981 DDS - Dental Medicine
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
 
1975 - 1977 Predentistry
Seoul National University
Seoul, South Korea
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1992 - 1995 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry
School of Dental Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1983 Clinical Fellow, Department of Orthodontics
University of Connecticut Health Center
Hartford, Connecticut
 
Memberships/Societies
National and International Societies
2005 - present   American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA)
 
2001 - present  American Dental Association (ADA)
 
1996 - present American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
 
1989 - present  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
 
1984 - present International Association for Dental Research (IADR)
 
1984 - present American Association for Dental Research (AADR)
 
1981 - present  American Association of Orthodontists (AAO)
Member, Council of Scientific Affairs (2004-2005)
Member, Planning and Awards Review Committee (PARC) for AAO Foundation (2005-2007)
 
1979 Asian Pacific Dental Student Association, Seoul, South Korea
(Organizing member and liaison officer)
 
Local and Regional Societies
2004 - 2007 Research and Education Committee, Mid-Atlantic Society of Ortho-dontists Chair, Research and Education Committee (2005-2007)
 
2003 - present  Mid-Atlantic Society of Orthodontists (MASO)
 
2001 - present Pennsylvania Dental Association (PDA)
 
National and International Scientific Committees
2010 - 2011 Chair, Council of Scientific Affairs, AAOF
 
2010 - 2011 President, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
 
2009 - 2010 President-elect, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
 
2004 - 2012 Planning & Award Review Committee, American Association of Orthodontists Foundation
 
2003 - 2006 Scientific Advisory Board, BAS Medical, Inc. (member)
 
2003 - 2008 Councilor, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
 
2001 - 2004 Director, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
 
2000  External reviewer for the NIH/NIAMS special study section
 
Research
2014 - 2020 Roles of Epithelial Splicing Regulatory Proteins in Orofacial Clefting Disorders
 
2014 - 2019 Indian Hedgehog Signaling in Temporomandibular Joint Formation and Maintenance
 
2014 - 2015 Roles of Epithelial Splicing Regulatory Proteins in Orofacial Clefting Disorders
 
2013 - 2014

Curvelinear Calvarial Bone Transport Osteogenesis

 
2011 - 2011 Bone Transport Osteogenesis for the Repair of Large Calvarial Defects
 
2009 - 2011 Vascularizing Bone Scaffolds for Craniofacial Reconstruction
 
2007 - 2008 In Utero Gene Delivery for Rescue of Cleft Palate in a TGF-beta3 Knockout Mouse
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Whitehead MC, Frank ME, Hettinger TP, Hou LT, Nah HD. Persistence of the taste buds in denervated fungiform papillae. Brain Research 405(1):192‑195, Mar. 3, 1987.
  2. Nah HD, Rogers BJ, Kulyk WM, Kream BE, Kosher RA, Upholt WB. In situ hybridiza-tion analysis of the expression of the type II collagen gene in the developing chicken limb bud. Collagen & Related Research 8(4):277‑294, July 1988.
  3. Nah HD, Upholt WB. Type II collagen mRNA containing an alternatively spliced exon predominates in the chick limb prior to chondrogenesis. Journal of Biology & Chemistry 266(34):23446-23452, Dec. 5, 1991.
  4. Har-El R, Sharma YD, Aguilera A, Ueyama N, Wu JJ, Eyre DR, Luri L, Chandrasekaran S, Li M, Nah HD, Upholt WB, Tanzer ML.  Cloning and developmental expression of the a3 chain of chicken type IX collagen. Journal of Biology & Chemistry 267(14):10070-10076, May 15, 1992.
  5. Nah HD, Barembaum M, Upholt WB. The chicken alpha 1 (XI) collagen gene is widely expressed in embryonic tissues.  Journal of Biology & Chemistry 267(31):22581-22586, Nov. 5, 1992. 
  6. Tanzer ML, Har-El R, Juricic L, Nah HD.  Detection of a type IX collagen-related mRNA in an invertebrate, the marine annelid Neresis viriensConnective Tissue Research 29(2):111-117, 1993.
  7. Nah HD, Niu Z, Adams SL. An alternative transcript of the chick type III collagen gene that does not encode type III collagen.  Journal of Biology & Chemistry 269(23):16443-16448, June 10, 1994.
  8. Koyama E, Leatherman JL, Shimazu A, Nah HD, Pacifici M.  Syndecan-3, Tenacin-C and the development of cartilagenous skeletal elements and joints in chick limbs. Developmental Dynamics 203(2):152-162, June 1995.
  9. Koyama E, Shimazu A, Leatherman JL, Nah HD, Pacifici M.  Expression of Syndecan-3, tenascin-C and the development of perichondrium and periosteum. Journal of Orthopaedic Research 14(3):403-412, May 1996.
  10. Nah HD, Bennett VD, Niu Z, Adams SL.  The alternative transcript of the chick alpha 2 (I) collagen gene is transiently expressed during endochondral bone formation and during devel-opment of the central nervous system. Developmental Dynamics 206(2):146-158, June 1996.
  11. Pallante K, Niu Z, Zhao Y, Cohen AJ, Nah HD, Adams SL.  The chick alpha 2 (I) collagen gene contains two functional promoters, and its expression in chondrocytes is regulated at both tran-scriptional and post-transcriptional levels.  Journal of Biology & Chemistry 271(41):25233-25239, Oct. 11, 1996.
  12. Shimazu A, Nah HD, Koyama E, Leatherman JL, Golden EB, Kosher RA, Pacifici M.  Syndecan-3 and the regulation of chondrocyte proliferation during endochondral ossification.  Experimental Cell Research 229(1):126-136, Nov. 25, 1996.
  13. Kirsch T, Nah HD, Demuth DR, Harrison G, Golub EE, Adams SL, Pacifici M.  Annexin V- mediated Ca++ flux across membranes is dependent on lipid composition: Implications for cartilage mineralization.  Biochemistry 36(11):3359-3367, Mar. 18, 1997.
  14. Zang Y, Niu Z, Cohen AJ, Nah HD, Adams SL.  The chick type III collagen gene contains two cell type-specific promoters that are separated by at least 20 Kb containing 23 exons. Nucleic Acids Research 25(12):2470-2477, June 15, 1997.
  15. Kirsch T, Nah HD, Shapiro IM, Pacifici M.  Regulated production of mineralization competent matrix vesicles in hypertrophic chondrocytes.  Journal of Cell Biology 137(5):1149-1160, June 2, 1997.
  16. Toma CD, Schaffer JL, Meazzini MC, Nah HD, Gerstenfeld LC.  Developmental restriction of embryonic calvarial cell populations as characterized by their in vitro potential for chon-drogenic differentiation. Journal of Bone & Mineral Research 12(12):2024-2039, Dec. 1997.
  17. Gordon MK, Marchant JK, Foley JW, Linsenmayer TF, Igoe F, Gibney EP, Nah HD, Barembaum M, Rodriguez E, Dublet B, Upholt WB, van der Rest M, Birk D.  Complete pri-mary structure of the chick alpha 1 (V) collagen chain. Matrix Biology 18(5):481-486, Oct. 1999.
  18. Nicozisis JL, Nah-Cederquist HD, Tuncay OC.  Relaxin affects the dentofacial sutural tissues. Clinical Orthodontic Research 3:192-201, 2000.
  19. Nah HD, Pacifici M, Gerstenfeld LC, Adams SL, Kirsch T.  Transient chondrogenic phase in the intramembranous pathway during normal skeletal development.  Journal of Bone & Mineral Research 15(3):522-533, Mar. 2000.
  20. Kirsch T, Swoboda B, Nah HD.  Activation of annexin II and V expression, cellular hypertrophy, mineralization and apoptosis in human arthritic cartilage. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage 8(4):294-302, July 2000.
  21. Kirsch T, Harrison G, Golub EE, Nah HD. The role of Annexins, type II and X collagen in matrix vesicle-mediated mineralization of growth plate cartilage. Journal of Biology & Chemistry 275(45):35577-35583, Nov. 10, 2000.
  22. Nah HD, Swoboda B, Birk DE, Kirsch T.  Type IIA procollagen expression during normal development of limb cartilage; Re-expression of type IIA procollagen in early hypertrophic cartilage and human arthritic articular cartilage. Developmental Dynamics 220(4):307-322, Apr. 2001.
  23. Lee KJ, Ratisoontorn C, Baik HS, Park YC, Park KK, Nah HD.  Generation of a trans-genic mouse model to study cranial suture development: Apert syndrome. Korea Journal of Orthodontics 33:485-497, 2003.
  24. Ratisoontorn C, Fan GF, McEntee K, Nah HD.  Activating (P253R, C278F) and dominant negative mutations of Fgfr2: differential effects on calvarial bone cell proliferation, differ-entiation and mineralization. Connective Tissue Research 44(Suppl I):292-298, 2003.
  25. Fakhry A, Ratisoontorn C, Vedhachalam C, Salhab I, Koyama E, Leboy P, Pacifici M,  Kirschner R, Nah HD.  Effects of FGF2/9 in calvarial bone cell cultures: Differentiation stage-dependent mitogenic effect, opposite regulation of BMP2 and noggin, and enhancement of osteogenic potential. Bone 36(2):254-266, Feb. 2005.
  26. Choi KY, Kim HJ, Lee MH, Kwon TG, Nah HD, Furuichi T, Komori T, Nam SH, Kim YJ, Kim HJ, Ryoo HM.  Runx2 regulates FGF2-induced Bmp2 expression during cranial bone development. Developmental Dynamics 233(1):115-121, May 2005.
  27. Loomes KM, Stevens SA, O'Brien ML, Gonzalez DM, Ryan MJ, Segalov M, Dormans NJ, Mimoto MS, Gibson JD, Sewell W, Schaffer AA, Nah HD, Rappaport EF, Pratt SC, Dunwoodie SL, Kusumi K. Dll3 and Notch1 genetic interactions model axial segmental and craniofacial malformations of human birth defects. Developmental Dynamics 236(10)2943-51, 2007.
  28. Lin IC, Slemp AE, Hwang C, Sena-Esteves M, Nah HD, Kirschner RE. Toward an understanding of non-syndromic craniosynostosis: Dihydrotestosterone stimulates proliferation and differentiation of fetal calvarial osteoblasts and dural cells and promotes cranial suture fusion in vitro. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 120(5):1137-47, 2007.
  29. Cabiling DS, Kim E, Yan D, Jacob S, Nah HD, Kirschner RE.  Differential effects of TGF-beta isoforms on murine fetal dural cells and calvarial osteoblasts.  Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 120(3):614-624. 2007.
  30. Lin IC, Smartt JM Jr, Nah HD, Ischiropoulos H, Kirschner RE. Nitric oxide stimulates proliferation and differentiation of fetal calvarial osteoblasts and dural cells. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 121(5):1554-66, May 2008.
  31. Grant SFA, Wang K, Zhang H, Glaberson W, Annaiah K, Kim CE, Bradfield JP, Glessner JT, Thomas KA, Garris M, Frackelton EC, Otieno FG, Chiavacci RM, Nah HD, Kirschner RE, Hakonarson H.  A genome-wide association study identifies a locus for non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on 8q24.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery 155(6):909-913, Dec. 2009.
  32. Zajac A, Baek SH, Salhab I, Kim S, Nah HD.  A novel ANKH mutation in a patient with sporatic craniometaphyseal dysplasia case. American Journal of Medical Genetics 152A(3):770-776, Mar. 2010.
  33. Ang BU, Spivak RM, Nah HD, Kirschner RE.  Dura in the pathogenesis of syndromic craniosynostosis: Fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 mutations in dural cells promote osteogenic proliferation and differentiation of osteoblasts.  Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 21(2):462-467, Mar. 2010.
  34. McDonald-McGinn DM, Feret H, Nah HD, Bartlett SP, Whitaker LA, Zackai EHA.   New metopic craniosynostosis syndrome due to mutations in GLI.  American Journal of Medical Genetics 152A(7):1654-1660, July 2010.
  35. Marshall SD, Currier GF, Hatch NE, Huang GJ, Nah HD, Owens SE, Shroff B, Southard TE, Suri L, Turpin DL.  Ask us: Self-ligating bracket claims. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics 138(2):128-131, Aug. 2010.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Nah HD.  Suture biology: Lessons from molecular genetics of craniosynostosis syndromes. [Review] Clin Orthod Res 3:37-45, 2000.
  2. Mao JJ, Nah HD.  Growth and development: Hereditary and mechanical modulations. [Review] Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125(6):676-689, June 2004.
  3. Marshall SD, English JD Jr, Huang GJ, Messersmith ML, Nah HD, Riolo ML, Shroff B, Southard TE, Suri L, Turpin DL. Long-term stability of maxillary expansion. [Review] Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 133(6):780-781, June 2008.
  4. Suri L, Huang G, English JD Jr, Owen S, Nah HD, Riolo ML, Shroff B, Southard TE, Turpin DL.  Ask us: Topical fluoride treatment. [Review] Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 135(5):561-563, May 2009.
Contributions to Peer-Reviewed Clinical Research Publications, Participation Cited but not by Authorship
  1. Functional appliances and long-term effects on mandibular growth.  Am J Orthod Dentfacial  Orthop 128: 271-272, Sep 2005
Abstracts, Past 3 Years
  1. Spivak RM, Endo M, Zajac A, Zoltick PW, Flake AW, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  In utero gene delivery for rescue of cleft palate in a TGF-b3 knockout mouse. American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA) 65th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 14-17, 2008.
  2. Spivak RM, Endo M, Zajac A, Zoltick PW, Lakin GE, Flake AW, Kirschner RE,  Nah HD.  In utero delivery of virally encoded TGF-beta3 rescues cleft palate in the TGF-beta3 knockout mouse. Presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Boston, MA, Apr. 5-8, 2008.
  3. Lakin GE, Spivak RM, Zajac A, Dienno JJ, Davis PF, Zoltick PW, Kirschner RE, Nah HD. Adenovirus encoding the IRF6 gene partially rescues the fusion defect in a TGF-beta3-/- mouse embryonic palatal organ culture.  Presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Philadelphia, PA, Apr. 14-18th, 2008.
  4. Abdelmagid S, Zajac A, Salhab I, Nah HD.  Pyrophosphates stimulates osteoclast differentiation and bone resorption.  Presented at the American Association for Bone and Mineral Research 30th Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada. Sept. 12-16, 2008.
  5. Lakin GE, Zoltick PW, Zajac A, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  The molecular regulation of palatogenesis: Adenovirus-mediated IRF6 transduction of the medial edge epithelium rescues the fusion defect of the TGF-beta3-/- mouse palate in organ culture. Presented at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA, Oct. 2-5, 2008.
  6. Wu C, Radecki MA, Lakin GE, Salhab I, Flake AW, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Intra-amniotic delivery of an adenoviral vector expressing TGFb3 rescues palatal fusion defect in TGFb3 null mice. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia, PA, Feb. 2, 2009.
  7. Setzer F, Viechnicki B, Mante F, Kim S, Nah HD.  A study of PDL stem cell alignment using a custom designed micro-scale 3D cell culture-force applicator system.  Presented at the International Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting, 2009.
  8. Stosich MS, Nah HD.  Microcomputed tomograhy of engineered vasculogenesis in novel stem cell-thrombin biomatrix. Presented at the International Association for Dental Research Annual Meeting, 2009.
  9. Lakin GE, Dienno, JJ, Zoltick PW, Kallwaard NL, Bergelson JM, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Adenoviral tropism towards the medial edge epithelium of the embryonic mouse palatal shelf correlates with coxsackievirus and adenovirus receptor (CAR) expression. Presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Scottsdale, AZ, Apr. 20-25, 2009.
  10. Lakin GE, Zoltick PW, Zajac A, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Discovery of a new molecular pathway in palatogenesis: IRF6 is an important downstream effector of TGF-beta3 signaling in palatal fusion.  Presented at the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, Rancho Mirage, CA, Mar. 21-25, 2009.
  11. Lakin GE, Dienno JJ, Zoltick PW, Kallwaard NL, Bergelson JM, Kirschner RE, Nah HD. Coxsackievirus and adenovirus receptor expression correlates with adenoviral tropism towards the embryonic mouse palate.  Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Robert H. Ivy Society of Plastic Surgeons, Pittsburgh, PA, Apr. 17-18, 2009.
  12. Davis J, Setzer F, Stosich M, Mauck R, Nah HD.  Radial alignment of periodontal ligament stem cells on electrospun PLGA nanofibers in human PDL-like space. Presented at the Annual Meeting for American Association for Orthodontists, Boston, MA, May1-4, 2010.
  13. 44. Wu C, Lakin GE, Radecki A, Endo M, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  In utero somatic transfer of TGFB3 and IRF6 genes rescues TGFb3−/− induced palatal fusion defects in mice. Presented at the 11th International Congress on Cleft Lip and Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies, Fortaleza, Brazil, Sept. 10-13, 2009.
  14. Wu C, Yang BH, Lakin GE, Radecki MA, Kirschner RE, Nah, HD.  IRF6 as a downstream effector of TGFb3 signaling in palatogenesis: In utero somatic delivery of Ad-IRF6 rescues the palatal fusion Defect in TGFb3-/- mice. Presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Charleston, SC, Sept. 23-26, 2009.
  15. Lakin GE, Salhab I, Dienno JJ, Yang BH, Zoltick PW, Kallwaard NL, Bergelson JM, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Identification of a target receptor for adenoviral mediated gene delivery to the palate: the coxsackievirus and adenovirus receptor (CAR).  Presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Charleston, SC, Sept. 23-26, 2009.
  16. Wu C, Lakin GE, Yang BH, Salhab I, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  IRF6 As a downstream effector of TGFb3 signaling in palatogenesis: In utero somatic delivery of ad-IRF6 rescues the palatal fusion defect in TGFb3-/- mice. Presented at the XIII Biennial International Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Oxford, UK, Sept. 26-30, 2009.
  17. Stosich MS, Sun W, Yang BH, Nah HD.  HSC/HUVEC-thrombin induction of vascular networks in voluminous bone scaffolds implanted in athymic nude mice: Microcomputed tomographic evaluation. Presented at the XIII Biennial International Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Oxford, UK, Sept. 26-30, 2009.
  18. Nah HD, Abdelmagid S, Zajac A, Imad S, Radecki MA.  The role of Ank and inorganic pyrophosphate in bone remodeling and osteoclastic activity: Cellular and molecular basis of craniometaphyseal dysplasia. Presented at the XIII Biennial International Congress of the International Society of Craniofacial Surgery, Oxford, UK, Sept. 26-30, 2009.
  19. Wu C, Yang BH, Salhab I, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  IRF6 as a downstream effector of TGFb3 signaling in palatogenesis: In utero somatic delivery of ad-IRF6 rescues the palatal fusion defect in TGFb3 KO mice.  Presented at the 67th Annual Meeting of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association, Fort Worth, TX, Mar. 16-20, 2010.
  20. Wu C, Yang BH, Salhab I, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  In utero transduction of TGFb3-/- mouse palatal epithelium with IRF6 induces disappearance of peridermal cells and rescues palatal fusion defect.  Poster presentation at the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, Mar. 20-23, 2010.
  21. Hindin D, Stosich M, Salhab I, Yang BH, Serletti JM, Nah HD.  Thrombin biomatrix and HUVEC/HSC enhance vascularization of a large PCL-bTCP bone construct implanted in nude mice.  Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, Mar. 20-23, 2010.
  22. Lakin GE, Salhab I, Dienno JJ, Yang BH, Zoltick PW, Kallwaard NL, Bergelson JM, Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Detection of a target receptor for adenoviral mediated gene delivery to the palate: The coxsackievirus and adenovirus receptor (CAR).  Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, Mar. 20-23, 2010.
  23. Chin B, Herdrich BJ, Bermudez DM, Allukian M, Zhang Z, Nah HD, Liechty KW. Distinct gene expression patterns exist in fetal dermal wounds that heal regeneratively and fetal dermal wounds that heal reparatively with scar formation.  Presented at the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and Wound Healing Society, Apr. 2010.
Editorials, Chapters, Participation in Committee Reports (print or other media)
  1. Mao JJ, Nah HD.  More research needed to understand how orthodontists communicate with cells. [Commentary/Letter] Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop127(4):400, Apr. 2005.
Books
  1. Kirschner RE, Nah HD.  Craniofacial growth: Genetic and morphological processes in craniosynostosis,  Chap. 28 in Guyuron B, Eriksson E, Persing JA, Chung KC, Disa J, Gosain A, Kinney BM, Rubin JP (eds.):  Plastic Surgery: Indications and Practice.  Philadelphia: WB Saunders/ Elsevier, 2008, 317-330.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2008 - 2009 Vice -President, Craniofacial Biology Group, International Association for Dental Research (IADR) and AADR
 
2004 Honorary Committee Member, The Arthritis Foundation Symposium, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
 
2000 Stewart J. McCracken Award, Arthritis Foundation, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
 
1996 Young Investigator's Award, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
 
1996 Caulk/Dentsply Award, American Association for Dental Research
 
1994 Young Investigator Award, East Coast Connective Tissue Society
 
1984 - 1987 University Fellowship, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
 
1981 Alumni Association Award, Seoul National University School of Dental Medicine
 
1981  Graduation summa cum laude, Seoul National University School of Dental Medicine
 
1980 Korean delegate to the Convention of the Asian Pacific Dental Student Association, Singapore
 
1978 Delegate of the Korean Dental Student Association to the Congress of the International Association of Dental Students, Cleveland, Ohio
 
1975 - 1980  Scholarship for Academic Distinction, Seoul National University

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