Masahiro Iwamoto, DDS, PhD

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Masahiro Iwamoto, DDS, PhD, is an investigator in the Biomedical 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 — Tokushima University, School of Dental Medicine, Tokushima, Japan (1984)

Board Certification

Dental Surgery

Graduate Degree

PhD, Dentistry — Osaka University, Okayama, Japan (1988)

Titles and Academic Titles

Faculty, Biomedical Research Program in Pediatric Orthopaedics

Research Interests

Molecular mechanisms that control skeletal growth at the transcriptional and post-transcriptional level; Molecular mechanisms that stimulate cartilage and bone repair; How aberrations in molecular mechanisms lead to acquired conditions such as heterotopic ossification (HO)