Liaison Center for Innovative DentistryDivision for Globalization Initiative

This section coordinates the academic cooperation of Tohoku University School of Dentistry with world-renowned universities such as Harvard University (USA), King's College (UK), and the University of British Columbia (Canada).
This section also operates joint-curriculum programs with Peking University (China), Sichuan University (China), and Seoul University (Korea), the key universities in East-Asian countries, bringing about international partnerships in education and research.



Topics of Research

  • Promotion of International Interdisciplinary Integration Research Regarding Interface Oral Health Science
  • Development and Management of the Curriculum for International Cooperative Education
  • Research of Social Capital within Regional and International Society

Academic Exchange with Foreign Institutions

Country and Region Institution
China School of Stomatology, Peking University
West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University
Shanghai Jiao Tong University College of Stomatology
School of Stomatology, Tianjin Medical University
Fujian Medical University School of Stomatology
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry
Dalian Stomatological Hospital
Korea School of Dentistry, Seoul National University
School of Dentistry, Chonnam National University
School of Dentistry, Yonsei University
Taiwan School of Dentistry, National Taiwan University
School of Dentistry, National Yang-Ming University
Mongolia Mogolian National University of Medical Sciences
Indonesia Airlangga University Fuculty of Dentistry
Thailand Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University
Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University
Faculty of Dentistry, Prince of Songkla University
India Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College & Hospital
Austraria School of Dentistry, The University of Sydney
United Kingdom King's College London Dental Institute
Sweden Department of Odontology, University of Umeå
Finland Institute of Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu
USA The Forsyth Institute
Canada Faculty of Dentistry, University of British Columbia


Recent Publications

  1. G. Hong*, T. Maeda, H. Murata, K. Sasaki.: The dynamic viscoelasticity and plasticizer leachability of tissue conditioners. Gerodontology 29, 284-291, 2012.
  2. G. Hong*, H. Tsuka, T. Maeda, Y. Akagawa, K. Sasaki.: The dynamic viscoelasticity and water absorption characteristics of soft acrylic resin materials containing adipates and maleate plasticizer. Dent Mater J 31, 139-149, 2012.
  3. Saito, K., S. Mori, F. Date, et al. 2013. Sjögren’s syndrome-like autoimmune sialadenitis in MRL-Faslpr mice is associated with expression of glucocorticoid-induced TNF receptor-related protein (GITR) ligand and 4-1BB ligand. Autoimmunity 46, 231-237, 2013.
  4. G. Hong*, K. Sasaki, N. Takahashi, K. Osaka.: The internationalization strategy in the postgraduate education of Tohoku University Graduate School of Dentistry -- Possibility of a Double Degree Program --. The Journal of Japanese Dental Education Association 29(1), 49-54, 2013.
  5. JM Han, G Hong*, H Matsui, Y Shimizu, G Zheng, H Lin, K Sasaki. The surface characterization and bioactivity of NANOZR in vitro. Dent Mater J 33, 210-219, 2014.
  6. JM Han, G Hong*, K Hayashida, T Maeda, H Murata, K Sasaki.: Influence of composition on the adhesive strength and initial viscosity of denture adhesives. Dent Mater J 33, 98-103, 2014.
  7. Keiichi Saito*, Shiro Mori, Fumiko Date, Masao Ono.: Epigallocatechin gallate inhibits oxidative stress-induced DNA damage and apoptosis in MRL-Fasipr mice with autoimmune sialadenitis via upregulation of heme oxygenase-1 and Bcl-2. Autoimmunity 47, 13-22, 2014.
  8. JM Han, G Hong*, M Dilinuer, H Lin, G Zheng, XZ Wang, K Sasaki.: The adhesive strength and initial viscosity of denture adhesives. Acta Odontol Scand 2014. Accept

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