Motomi Enomoto-Iwamoto, DDS, PhD

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Motomi Enomoto-Iwamoto, DDS, PhD, is an Investigator in the Translational Research Program in Pediatric Orthopaedics at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Main Hospital
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

DDS — Osaka University, Okayama, Japan (1983)

Board Certification

Dental Surgery

Graduate Degree

PhD, Biochemistry — Osaka University, Okayama, Japan (1987)

Titles and Academic Titles

Faculty, Biomedical Research Program in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interests

  • Cellular and signaling mechanisms that regulate skeletal development and function
  • How aberrant regulation of Wnt/ß-catenin signaling leads to pathological conditions including cartilage tumors and osteoarthritis
  • The role of local progenitor cells in articular cartilage and tendon repair