Yuwei Fan, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Restorative Sciences & Biomaterials

PhD, Tsinghua University

Dr. Fan has a Ph.D. in Materials Physics and Chemistry and Certification on Clinical Investigation. He has 20 years of research experience on biomaterials with 49 peer-reviewed publications and 70 conference abstracts.

Dr. Fan's recent research interest is on dental enamel regeneration, electron microanalysis, and functional dental materials.He is active in teaching research design and instrumentation in the postgraduate program, and dental materials clinical investigation.

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  1. Paek T, Fan Y, Giordano R. Mechanical Properties of Translucent Multilayered Dental Zirconia. J Dent & Oral Disord. 2020; 6(1):1124. View Publication
  2. Liao P, Fan Y, Nathanson D. Evaluation of maxillary anterior teeth width: A systematic review. J Prosthet Dent. 2019 Sep; 122(3):275-281.e7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30955941
  3. Yahyazadehfar M, Huyang G, Wang X, Fan Y, Arola D, Sun J. Durability of self-healing dental composites: A comparison of performance under monotonic and cyclic loading. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2018 Dec 01; 93:1020-1026. PMID: 30274032; PMCID: PMC6192528; DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2018.08.057;
  4. Amižic IP, Miletic I, Baraba A, Fan Y, Nathanson D. In vitro retention of prefabricated and individually formed posts: A pilot study. J Prosthet Dent. 2018 Oct; 120(4):553-557.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29961614
  5. Ritwik P, Jones CM, Fan Y, Sarkar NK. Hydrolytic and Color Stability of Resin Infiltration: A Preliminary in vitro Trial. J Contemp Dent Pract. 2016 May 01; 17(5):377-81. PMID: 27443363
  6. Huval RM, Miller OH, Curley JL, Fan Y, Hall BJ, Moore MJ. Microengineered peripheral nerve-on-a-chip for preclinical physiological testing. Lab Chip. 2015 May 21; 15(10):2221-32. PMID: 25850799; DOI: 10.1039/c4lc01513d;
  7. Liao S, Klein MI, Heim KP, Fan Y, Bitoun JP, Ahn SJ, Burne RA, Koo H, Brady LJ, Wen ZT. Streptococcus mutans extracellular DNA is upregulated during growth in biofilms, actively released via membrane vesicles, and influenced by components of the protein secretion machinery. J Bacteriol. 2014 Jul; 196(13):2355-66. PMID: 24748612; PMCID: PMC4054167; DOI: 10.1128/JB.01493-14;
  8. Bitoun JP, Liao S, McKey BA, Yao X, Fan Y, Abranches J, Beatty WL, Wen ZT. Psr is involved in regulation of glucan production, and double deficiency of BrpA and Psr is lethal in Streptococcus mutans. Microbiology. 2013 Mar; 159(Pt 3):493-506. PMID: 23288544; PMCID: PMC3709821; DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.063032-0;
  9. Fan Y, Townsend J, Wang Y, Lee EC, Evans K, Hender E, Hagan JL, Xu X. Formulation and characterization of antibacterial fluoride-releasing sealants. Pediatr Dent. 2013 Jan-Feb; 35(1):E13-8. PMID: 23635887; PMCID: PMC3644993
  10. Fan Y, Wen ZT, Liao S, Lallier T, Hagan JL, Twomley JT, Zhang JF, Sun Z, Xu X. Novel amelogenin-releasing hydrogel for remineralization of enamel artificial caries. J Bioact Compat Polym. 2012 Nov; 27(6):585-603. PMID: 23338820; PMCID: PMC3548329; DOI: 10.1177/0883911512458050;
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Biomimetic dental materials
Electron microanalysis
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