Yan-Fang Ren, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Yan-Fang Ren, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-5588
Lab: (585) 273-3494
Administrative: (585) 275-5087
Fax: (585) 273-1235


The biographical information for Yan-Fang Ren, D.D.S., Ph.D., M.P.H. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award | Dept. Health & Human Services/NIH | Bethesda, MD 2001
Best Books in Medical Science, 2nd Prize | Ministry of Public Health | Beijing, China 1998

Awards & Honors (Local)

Basil G. Bibby Award | Eastman Dental Center | Rochester, New York 2001
Basil G. Bibby Fellowship | Eastman Dental Center | Rochester, New York 1998
Karl O Henriksson Foundation Award | Karoliska Institute | Stockholm, Sweden 1994
WHO Visiting Researcher Scholarship | World Health Organization | Stockholm, Sweden 1991
Outstanding Research Achievement Award | Beijing Medical University | Beijing, China 1990

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 51 available »

2015 Jun 30
Liu X, Wang C, Fujita T, Malmstrom HS, Nedergaard M, Ren YF, Dirksen RT. "External Dentin Stimulation Induces ATP Release in Human Teeth." Journal of dental research. 2015 Jun 30; Epub 2015 Jun 30.
2015 Jun
Malmstrom HS, Xiao J, Romanos G, Ren YF. "Two-Year Success Rate of Implant-Retained Mandibular Overdentures by Novice General Dentistry Residents." The Journal of oral implantology. 2015 Jun; 41(3):268-75. Epub 2013 Nov 04.
2015 Feb
Ning L, Malmstrom H, Ren YF. "Porous collagen-hydroxyapatite scaffolds with mesenchymal stem cells for bone regeneration." The Journal of oral implantology. 2015 Feb; 41(1):45-9. Epub 2013 Apr 10.
2014 Apr
Romanos GE, Basha-Hijazi A, Gupta B, Ren YF, Malmstrom H. "Role of clinician's experience and implant design on implant stability. An ex vivo study in artificial soft bones." Clinical implant dentistry and related research. 2014 Apr; 16(2):166-71. Epub 2012 Jun 21.
Zhang Z.; Han Y.; Song J.; Luo, R.; Jin X.; Mu D.; Su S.; Ji X.; Ren YF*.; Liu H.**. "Interferon-? Regulates the Function of Mesenchymal Stem Cells from Oral Lichen Planus via Indoleamine 2, 3-Dioxygenase Activity." Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine. 2014; : Epub 2014 Sept. 12. Link

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary


Master of Public Health - | Public Health | University of Rochester School of Medicine2005
Ph.D. Odontology | - Odontology - Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology | Umea University, Karolinska Institute1996
Ph. D. | - Stomatology | Beijing Medical University School of Stomatology1988
DDS | - Dentistry | Beijing Medical University School of Stomatology1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at Eastman Dental School06/01/1998 - 06/30/1999
Residency in General Dentistry Residency at Eastman Dental School07/01/1996 - 06/30/1998
Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology at Beijing Medical University07/01/1984 - 12/31/1988