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Kang  Ting D.M.D., D.MED.SC.

  • (310) 825-4384
30-177 CHS

UCLA School of Dentistry
10833 Le Conte Ave.
Box 951668
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1668

  • Full-Time Faculty
Academic Sections
  • Orthodontics

Kang Ting, D.M.D., D.Med.Sc., is a professor in the Division of Growth & Development at the UCLA School of Dentistry.

Additional Information

Teaching Activities

  • DS308.06, Literature Review for Orthodontic Residents (Course Chair)
  • CL308.03/07, Postdoctoral Orthodontic Clinic (Course Chair)
  • DS492, Introduction to Orthodontics (Course Chair)
  • DS307.17, Craniofacial Osteology (Course Chair)
  • DS308.14 , Craniofacial Anomalies (Course Chair)
  • DS308.89, Research Methodology (Co-Chair)
  • CL308.14, Craniofacial Clinic, Division of Plastic Surgery (Lecturer)
  • DS308.06, Advanced Orthodontic Seminar (Lecturer)
Educational & Professional Background
  • D.M.D., Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1991
  • D.Med.Sc., Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1994
  • Certificate, Orthodontics, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1994
Research & Interests
  • NIH/NIDCR R01; DE016107-01 Principal Investigator, 9/1/04 – 8/31/09
    • Nell-1, a Cbfa1 Down-Stream Target, in Bone Formation
  • NIH/NIDCR R21 DE0177711-01 Co-PI (Chia Soo, Principal Investigator), 9/28/07-8/31/09
    • Comparative analysis of Nell-1 vs. BMPs in calvarial bone regeneration
  • NIH Loan Repayment for Pediatric Research Mentor (Tara Aghaloo, Awardee) 8/1/05-7/31/08
    • The Role of Nell-1 and BMP-2 in Rat Critical Sized Cranial Defects
  • Department of the Army USAMRAA Co-PI (Chia Soo, Principal Investigator), 9/28/07-8/31/09
    • Combining osteoinductive and antimicrobial therapies to improve healing of contaminated/    infected segmental long bone defects
  • UC Discovery California State and Industry Co-PI (Ben Wu, Principal Investigator) 7/1/08 –8/31/10
    • Novel Growth Factor in Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering
Professional Memberships
  • American Association of Cell Biology
  • American Association of Orthodontists
  • American Association of Dental Research
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Association of Bone and Mineral Research
  • Pacific Coast Society of Orthodontists