Songlin Wang, D.D.S., Ph.D, Vice President for Capital Medical University, Vice President for Chinese Stomatological Association, Vice President for China Anti-aging Promoting Association, Professor and Chief for Beijing Key Laboratory of Tooth Regeneration and Function Reconstruction of Capital Medical University School of Stomatology.
Dr. Songlin Wang got DDS, PhD from Peking University, then works in Capital Medical University since 1989. Dr. Wang visited in Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 1991-1992 and worked in NIDCR, NIH during 1996-1998. Dr. Wang was honored by AADR/IADR 2007 William J. Gies Award for Biological Research and 2007 Cover of the Year Award. He also received two National Science and Technology Advancement Awards of China (second class) as first principle investigator in 2003 and 2010; We Jieping Medical Innovation Award (2017). Now he is associate editor of Oral Diseases and Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, Chinese Journal of Dental Research (in English), Chinese Journal of Stomatology; editorial broad member of America Journal of Stem Cells, Triple O, etc. He has authored more than 198 peer reviewed articles (116 in English) including PNAS, Blood, Stem Cells, JDR and 16 review articles (11 in English), edited 8 books and 12 book chapters. He has national grants to support his research including National Key Basic Research Program of China (973), National High Technology Research Program of China (863), key grant of National Nature Science Foundation of China. As a supervisor, he has taught 56 PhD students, 18 Mater degree students and 18 post-docs. Major interests: Salivary gland research and tooth regeneration. The major scientific contribution including discovery of Sialin (SLC17A5) as a nitrate transporter and therapeutic functions of nitrate; stem cell-based tooth bio-root and periodontal regeneration; development of miniature pig as a large animal model in oral and maxillofacial biomedical research.