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Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics

Qiming Jin, DDS, MS, PhD

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Clinical Assistant Professor

Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics
School of Dentistry Room B-395
University of Michigan
1011 N University
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
TEL = 734-764-8903
FAX = 734-936-1597


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Research is focused on bone biology, dental implant osseointegration, and periodontal tissue engineering using cell therapy and growth factor gene therapy approaches.



  1. Lin Z, Rios HF, Park CH, Taut AD, Jin Q, Sugai JV, Robbins PD, Giannobile WV.  LIM domain protein-3 (LMP3) cooperates with BMP7 to promote tissue regeneration by liagment progrenitor cells. Gene Ther. 2013; 20(1): 1-6.
  2. Taut AD, Jin Q, Chung J, Galindo-Moreno P, Yi E, Sugai J, Ke H, Liu M, Giannobile W.  Slerostin antibody stimulates bone regeneration following experimental periodontitis.  Journal of Bone and Mineral Research (in review).
  3. Padial-Molina M, Marchesan JT, Taut AD, Jin Q, Giannobile WV, Rios HF.  Methods to validat tooth-supporting regenerative therapies.  Methods Mol Biol. 2012; 887:135-48.
  4. Liu J, Wang X, Jin Q, Jin T, Chang S, Zhang Z, Czajka-Jakubowska A, Giannobile WV, Nor JE, Clarkson BH.  The stimulation of adipose-derived stem cell differentiation and mineralization by ordered rod-like fluorapatite coatings.  Biomaterials 2012; 33(20): 5036-5046.
  5. Park CH, Rios HF, Jin Q, Sugai JV, Padial-Molina M, Taut AD, Flanagan CL, Hollister SJ, Giannobile WV.  Tissue engineering bone-ligament complexes using fiber-guiding scaffolds.  Biomaterials 2012; 33(1): 137-145.
  6. Lin Z, Rios HF, Volk SL, Sugai JV, Jin Q, Giannobile WV.  Gene expression dynamics during bone healing and osseointegration.  J Periodontol. 2011; 82(7): 1007-1017.
  7. Park CH, Rios HF, Jin Q, Bland ME, Flanagan CL, Hollister SJ, Giannobile WV.  Biomimetic hybrid scaffolds for engineering human tooth-ligament interfaces. Biomaterials  2010; 31(23): 5945-5952.
  8. Chang PC, Seol YJ, Cirelli JA, Pellegrini G, Jin Q, Franco LM, Goldstein SA, Chandler LA, Sosnowski B, Giannobile WV.  PDGF-B gene therapy accelerates bone engineering and oral implant osseointegration.  Gene Ther 2010; 17(1): 95-104.
  9. Lin Z, Navarro VP, Kempeinen KM, Franco LM, Jin Q, Sugai JV, Giannobile WV.  LMP1 regulates periodontal ligament progenitor cell proliferation and differentiation.  Bone 2010; 47(1):55-64.
  10. Jin Q, Ma PX, Giannobile WV.  PDGF delivery strategies for soft and hard tissue repair.  Advances in Wound Care 2010; 1:375-381.
  11. Chang PC, Cirelli JA, Jin Q, Seol YJ, Sugai JV, D'Silva NJ, Danciu TE, Chandler LA, Sosnowski BA, Giannobile WV.  Adenovirus Encoding Human Platelet-Derived Growth Factor-B Delivered to Alveolar Bone Defects Exhibits Safety and Biodistribution Profiles Favorable for Clinical Use.  Hum Gene Ther. 2009; 20(5): 486-496.
  12. Jin Q, Wei G, Lin Z, Sugai JV, Lynch SE, Ma PX, Giannobile WV.  Nanofibrous Scaffolds Incorporating PDGF-BB Microspheres Induce Chemokine Expression and Tissue Neogenesis in vivo. PloS One 2008; 3(3): e1729.
  13. Lin Z, Sugai JV, Jin Q, Chandler LA, Giannobile WV.  Platelet-derived growth factor-B gene delivery sustains gingival fibroblast signal transduction. J Periodontal Res. 2008; 43(4): 440-449.
  14. Chang J, Sonoyama W, Wang Z, Jin Q, Zhang C, Krebsbach PH, Giannobile W, Shi S, Wang CY.  Noncanonical Wnt-4 signaling enhances bone regeneration of mesenchymal stem cells in craniofacial defects through activation of p38 MAPK.  J Biol Chem 2007  19; 282(42): 30938-30948.
  15. Wei G, Jin Q, Giannobile WV, Ma PX. The enhancement of osteogrenesis by nano-fibrous scaffolds incorporating rhBMP-7 nanospheres.  Biomaterials 2007; 28(12): 2087-2096.





Updated: 01/02/2014