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Ms. Ningjia Sun, Digital dentistry, Best Researcher Award

Ningjia Sun at King’s College London, United Kingdom


Ms. Ningjia Sun is a dedicated researcher in the field of dentistry, with a focus on dental biomaterials, tissue engineering, regenerative medicine, oral implantology, oral microbiology, and clinical trials. She completed her Master of Science in Clinical Oral Medicine at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, where she demonstrated exceptional academic excellence and research acumen.

During her academic journey, Ms. Sun actively participated in various research projects, investigating topics such as bone regeneration, stem cell therapy, dental implant surfaces, and oral microbiome analysis. She gained valuable experience in experimental techniques, including 3D printing, cell culture, biomaterial synthesis, and microbiological assays.

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👩‍🎓Education & Qualification:

Ph.D. in Dentistry

  • Institution: King’s College London
  • Duration: September 2021 – Present
  • Location: London, UK

MSc in Clinical Oral Medicine

  • Institution: Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Duration: September 2018 – August 2021
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • GPA: 3.73/4.0
  • Rank: 10/100

BSc in Oral Medicine

  • Institution: Binzhou Medical University of Shandong Province
  • Duration: September 2013 – July 2018
  • Location: Binzhou, Shandong, China
  • Rank: 1/120

Professional Experience:  

Ms. Ningjia Sun has gained valuable professional experience in the field of dentistry and oral medicine through various research and work roles. Some highlights of her professional experience include:

Injection of Bionic Natural Bone Matrix Silk Nanofiber Hydrogel for Repair of Lacunar Bone Defects (01/2017 – 12/2021):

Engaged as a research member in a key international collaborative project sponsored by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC).

Mastered the preparation of sodium alginate and silk nanofiber hydrogel and their application in bone defects.

Study on the Effect and Mechanism of Coaxially Printed Porous Pipe Strontium-doped Ceramic Scaffold Loaded with Stem Cells to Promote the Regeneration of Large Jawbone (01/2018 – 12/2020):

Participated as a research member in a project sponsored by the Young Scientists Fund of NSFC.

Acquired familiarity with 3D printing techniques, preparation of printing paste, and cultivation methods of various stem cells for bone regeneration.

Study on the Effect of Strontium-Zinc Yellow Feldspar in the Restoration of Peri-implant Inflammatory Bone Defect and Its Prevention of Canine Peri-implantitis (05/2017 – 04/2020):

Played a major role as a research member in this research project supported by the Shanghai Young Scientists Project.

Authored and co-authored several essays, including “The translation from in vitro bioactive ion concentration screening to in vivo application for preventing canine peri-implantitis.”

Developed expertise in implant surface modification technology and bacterial culturing techniques.

Through her involvement in these projects, Ms. Sun has demonstrated her proficiency in conducting research, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams, and contributing to advancements in the field of oral medicine and dentistry.

Research Interest:

Dental Biomaterials: Exploring novel biomaterials for dental applications, including their synthesis, characterization, and evaluation of their properties for use in restorative dentistry, endodontics, and prosthodontics.

Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine: Investigating tissue engineering approaches for dental tissue regeneration, including the development of scaffolds, growth factors, and cell-based therapies to promote the regeneration of dental tissues such as bone, dentin, and periodontal ligament.

Oral Implantology: Studying the biomechanics, surface modifications, and osseointegration of dental implants, as well as exploring strategies to prevent peri-implantitis and enhance the long-term success of dental implant treatments.

Oral Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: Understanding the microbiome of the oral cavity, including the role of microbial communities in oral diseases such as dental caries, periodontal disease, and peri-implantitis, and investigating antimicrobial strategies for the prevention and treatment of these conditions.

Clinical Trials and Evidence-Based Dentistry: Participating in clinical research studies to evaluate the efficacy and safety of dental treatments, preventive measures, and oral healthcare interventions, with a focus on evidence-based practice and patient-centered outcomes.

Publication Top Noted:

Title: In situ gas foaming based on magnesium particle degradation: A novel approach to fabricate injectable macroporous hydrogels

  • Authors: Y Tang, S Lin, S Yin, F Jiang, M Zhou, G Yang, N Sun, W Zhang, X Jiang
  • Journal: Biomaterials
  • Volume: 232
  • Pages: 119727
  • Year: 2020
  • Citations: 87

Title: Graphene oxide-coated porous titanium for pulp sealing: an antibacterial and dentino-inductive restorative material

  • Authors: N Sun, S Yin, Y Lu, W Zhang, X Jiang
  • Journal: Journal of Materials Chemistry B
  • Volume: 8
  • Issue: 26
  • Pages: 5606-5619
  • Year: 2020
  • Citations: 32

Title: The Translation from In Vitro Bioactive Ion Concentration Screening to In Vivo Application for Preventing Peri-implantitis

  • Authors: S Yin, N Sun, F Jiang, Y Lu, G Yang, X Wu, S Lin, W Zhang, X Jiang
  • Journal: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Volume: 13
  • Issue: 4
  • Pages: 5782-5794
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 17

Title: A rapidly magnetically assembled stem cell microtissue with “hamburger” architecture and enhanced vascularization capacity

  • Authors: Y Lu, CH Yu, G Yang, N Sun, F Jiang, M Zhou, X Wu, J Luo, C Huang, …
  • Journal: Bioactive Materials
  • Volume: 6
  • Issue: 11
  • Pages: 3756-3765
  • Year: 2021
  • Citations: 4


Ningjia Sun | Digital dentistry | Best Researcher Award

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