Ding-Han Wang

Wang Ding-Han, Hank

Associate Professor

Department of Dentistry

College of Dentistry

National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University



B.S. (Department of Medical Laboratory and Biotechnology, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan)

M.S. (Department of Biology and Anatomy, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan)

Ph.D (Department of Dentistry, School of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan)

Appointment Status
Associate Professor

Medical Technology

Membership of Associated Professional Bodies

Membership of Asian Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders (AACMD)

Membership of Association for Dental Sciences of the Republic of China (ADS-ROC)

Research Interests

Arthritis of the Temporomandibular Joint

Problems with Chewing and Swallowing

Tissue Engineering

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality



  1. Journal of Dental Science (JDS) Excellent Paper Award, October, 2018
  2. The J. Morita Post-doctoral Award, 1st Prize, IADR Geriatric Oral Research Awards, July, 2018
  3. Scholarship of Ping An Elite Education Foundation, April, 2018
  4. Scholarship of Sakura Exchange Program in Science, Feb, 2017
  5. Scholarship of Internal Dentistry Scientific Meeting (IDSM) October, 2016.
  6. Taiwan GSK Innovation in Oral Care Award, 2nd, March, 2015.
  7. Taiwan GSK Innovation in Oral Care Award, 2nd, March, 2014.

Publications (5-year, key author)

  1. Chia-Yu Wang, Po-Da Hong, Ding-Han Wang, Juin-Hong Cherng, Shu-Jen Chang, Cheng-Che Liu, Tong-Jing Fang, Yi-Wen Wang. Polymeric gelatin scaffolds affect mesenchymal stem cell differentiation and its diverse applications in tissue engineering. (2020, Nov) International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
  2. Jue-Zong Yeh, Ding-Han Wang, Juin-Hong Cherng, Yi-Wen Wang, Gang-Yi Fan, Nien-Hsien Liou, Jiang-Chuan Liu, Chung-Hsing Chou. A Collagen-based Scaffold for Promoting Neural Plasticity in a Rat Model of Spinal Cord Injury. (2020, Sep) polymers.
  3. Dewi Sartika, Chih-Hsin Wang, Ding-Han Wang, Juin-Hong Cherng, Shu-Jen Chang, Gang-Yi Fan, Yi-Wen Wang, Chian-Her Lee, Po-Da Hong, Chih-Chien Wang. Human Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells-Incorporated Silk Fibroin as a Potential Bio-Scaffold in Guiding Bone Regeneration. (2020, Apr). Polymers. 7;12(4):E853.
  4. Kuang-Ta Yao, Tsai-Yu Chang, Hsu-Wei Fang, Chang-Hung Huang, Ding-Han Wang, Ming-Lun Hsu. (2020, Feb). Abutment Screw Withdrawal After Conical Abutment Settlement: A Pilot Study. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 31(2):144-152.
  5. Chia-Yu Wang, Dewi Sartika, Ding-Han Wang, Po-Da Hong, Juin-Hong Cherng, Shu-Jen Chang, Cheng-Che Liu, Yi-Wen Wang, Sheng-Tang Wu. (2019, Mar). Wet-spinning-based Molding Process of Gelatin for Tissue Regeneration. Jove-Journal of Visualized Experiments, 7;(145).
  6. Mu-Chen Yang, Ding-Han Wang, Hung-Ta Wu, Wan-Chun Li, Tsai-Yu Chang, Wen-Liang Lo, Ming-Lun Hsu (2019, Oct). Correlation of magnetic resonance imaging grades with cytokine levels of synovial fluid of patients with temporomandibular joint disorders: A cross-sectional study. Clinical Oral Investigations. 23(10):3871-3878.
  7. Chia-Shu Lin, Ching-Yi Wu, Ding-Han Wang, Hsiao-Han Lin, Kuang-Chuan Lo, Wen-Liang Lo, Li-Kuo Liu, Jong-Ling Fuh, Ming-Lun Hsu (2019, Jan). Brain signatures associated with swallowing efficiency in older people. Experimental Gerontology, 115:1-8.
  8. Mu-Chen Yang, Ding-Han Wang, Juin-Hong Cherng, Wan-Chun Li, Po-Yen Lin, Wun-Eng Hsu, Ming-Lun Hsu. (2019, Jan). Role of Link N in modulating inflammatory conditions. J Oral Facial Pain Headache, 33(1):114-122.
  9. Wen-Liang Lo, Hsin-Bang Leu, Mu-Chen Yang, Ding-Han Wang, Ming-Lun Hsu (2019, Sep). Dysphagia and risk of aspiration pneumonia: A nonrandomized, pair-matched cohort study. Journal of Dental Sciences. 14(3):241-247.
  10. Chih-Ling Chang, Ding-Han Wang, Mu-Chen Yang, Wun-Eng Hsu, Ming-Lun Hsu. (2018, Apr). Functional disorders of the temporomandibular joints: Internal derangement of the temporomandibular joint. Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences, 34(4):223-230.
  11. Tong-Jing Fang, Ding-Han Wang, Chia-Yu Wang, Raju Poongodi, Nien-Hsien Liou, Jiang-Chuan Liu, Ming-Lun Hsu, Po-Da Hong, Shih-Fang Yang, Meng-Lun Liu. (2017, Nov). Osteogenic prospective of deriving human dental stem cells in collagen matrix boost. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 28(12):192.
  12. Ding-Han Wang, Mu-Chen Yang, Wun-Eng Hsu, Ming-Lun Hsu, Ling-Ming Yu. (2017, Feb). Response of the temporomandibular joint tissue of rats to rheumatoid arthritis induction methods. Journal of Dental Sciences, 12(1), 83-90.
  13. Ding-Han Wang, Mu-Chen Yang, Wun-Eng Hsu, Ming-Lun Hsu (2016, Nov). Comparison of three techniques for swine temporomandibular joint space injection. Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache, 30(2), 165-170.
  14. Shu-Jen Chang, Juin-Hong Cherng, Ding-Han Wang, Shu-Ping Yu, Nien-Hsien Liou, Ming-Lun Hsu (2016, Aug). Transneuronal Degeneration of Thalamic Nuclei following Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion in Rats. BioMed Research International, 2016:3819052.

Email Address:dhwang@nycu.edu.tw