Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, MSD, PhD

Hyun-Duck Nah, DMD, MSD, PhD

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

Locations: Main Campus
Phone: 215-590-2208

Education and Training

Medical School

DDS in Dental Medicine - Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea (graduated summa cum laude)
DMD in Dental Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency

Orthodontics - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

Fellowship

Clinical Fellow in Orthodontics - University of Connecticut Health Center, Hartford, CT
Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry - School of Dental

Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Additional Training

Postdoctoral Fellow with Department of Biochemistry - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Graduate Degree

MSD in Orthodontics - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
PhD in Molecular Biology - University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 

Titles and Academic Titles

Staff Orthodontist

Director, Craniofacial Research Laboratory

Research Associate Professor of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Clinical Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia PA

Departments and Services

Publications

Papers

2016

Bechtold, T., Saunders, C., Decker, RS., Billings, PC., Um, HB., Naiga Cottingham, N., Kurio, N., Salhab, I; Pacifici, M., Nah, HD., Koyama, E. 2016. Osteophyte formation and matrix mineralization in a TMJ osteoarthritis mouse model are associated with ectopic hedgehog signaling. Matrix Biol, in press.

Chen, I., Salhab, I., Kim, S., Nah, HD. 2016. A New Calcium Silicate-based Bioceramic Material Promotes Human Osteo- and Odontogenic Stem Cell Proliferation and Survival via the Erk Signaling Pathway. JOE, in press.

Bechtold, T., Saunders, C., Mundy, C., Um HB, Decker, RS, Salhab, I, Kurio, Billings, PCN, Pacifici, M., Nah, HD, and Koyams, E. 2015. Excess BMP Signaling in Heterotopic Cartilage Forming in Prg4-null TMJ discs J Dent Res in press. PMID 26385096

2015

Bechtold, T., Saunders, C., Mundy, C., Um HB, Decker, RS, Salhab, I, Kurio, Billings, PCN, Pacifici, M., Nah, HD, and Koyams, E. 2015. Excess BMP Signaling in Heterotopic Cartilage Forming in Prg4-null TMJ discs J Dent Res in press. PMID 26385096

Chen, I., Karabucak, B. Wang, C., Wang, HG, Koyama, E., Kohli, M., Nah, H-D, Kim,S. 2015. Healing after Root-end Microsurgery by Using Mineral Trioxide Aggregate and a New Calcium Silicate–based Bioceramic Material as Root-end Filling Materials in Dogs. J Endod, 41:389-399. PMID 25596728

2014

Goldstein JA, Paliga JT, Wink JD, Bartlett SP, Nah HD, Taylor JA. 2014. Earlier evidence of spheno-occipital synchondrosis fusion correlates with severity of midface hypoplasia in patients with syndromic craniosynostosis. Plast Reconstr Surg. 134(3):504-510.

Koyama E, Decker RS, Chen I, Um HB, Pacific M, Nah HD 2014. Lubricin is required for structural integrity and postnatal maintenance of TMJ. J Dent Res 16;93(7):663-670. PMCID:PMC4107552

Gerety PG, Wink JD, Sherif RD, Clarke N, Nah HD, Taylor JA. 2014. Treatment of Large Calvarial Defects with Bone Transport Osteogenesis: A Pre-Clinical Sheep Model. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; 25(5):1917-1922. 2014

Wink JD, Gerety PA, Sherif R, Rajapakse C, Clarke N, Nah HD, Taylor JA. 2014 Sustained delivery of rhBMP-2 via PLGA microspheres: cranial bone regeneration without heterotopic ossification or craniosynostosis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 134(1):51-9, 2014.

Abstracts

2016

Bechtold, TE., Saunders, C., Kuri0, N., Billings, PC., Pacifici, M., Nah, HD., and Koyama, E. TMJ degenerative changes in Prg4-null mice are associated with ectopic hedgehog signaling. International Association of Dental Research. Seoul, Korea June 20-23, 2016

Books

Kirschner RE, Nah HD. Craniofacial growth: genetic and morphological processes in craniosynostosis. In: Duyuron B, editor.  Plastic surgery. 2008

Posters and Presentations

Invited Lectures

2016

Craniofacial Orthodontics: One patient at a time. Beijing University

Cleft lip and Palate: Disease mechanisms, Genetic animal models and In utero gene-mediated rescue approach, Beijing University

2014

PRG4 in TMJ formation and long-term maintenance, University of Pennsylvania Musculoskeletal symposium, Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Honors

2010-2011, Chair, Council of Scientific Affairs, AAO
2010-2011, President, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
2009-2010, President-elect, Craniofacial Biology Group, IADR/AADR
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 Penna. 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, Univ. of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine
1981, Alumni Association Award, Seoul National Univ. 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, OH, USA
1975- 1980, Scholarship for Academic Distinction, Seoul National University

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial Positions

2010-present, Frontiers in Craniofacial Biology, Editorial Board,
2005-present, Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, Editorial Board
1998-present, American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, referee

Reviewer

American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Bone
Cell Transplantation
Clinical Orthodontics and Research
Connective Tissue Research
Frontiers in Bioscience
Frontiers in Physiology
Journal of Biological Chemistry
Journal of Cellular Biochemistry
Journal of Cellular Biology
Journal of Dental Research
Journal of Orthopaedic Research
Tissue Engineering

Academic and Institutional Committees

2011-2015, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

International

1984-present, International Association for Dental Research
1979, Asian Pacific Dental Student Association

National

2005-present, American Cleft Palate Association
2001-present, American Dental Association
1996-present, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
1989-present, American Association for the Advancement of Science
1981-present, American Association of Orthodontists