Dr. Kang (Eric) Ting
Professor
Executive Director of IOF
Adjunct Professor, Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, USA

Dr. Kang  Ting currently is an adjunct professor at the Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA, USA. He was formerly the Academic Senate Tenured Professor and founding chair in the Division of Growth and Development at UCLA. The Division comprises the Sections of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry. Besides his teaching and clinical responsibilities in Orthodontics, Ting’s original research has received well over 6,000 citations. It has been published in many leading journals, including Nature Communications, Journal of Clinical Investigation, PLOS One, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and Biomaterials, etc. In 2018, Professor Ting and his team received the International Space Station (ISS) Innovation Award For Biology and Medicine for Development of NELL-1 Bone-Growth Systemic Therapy by the American Astronautical Society. Dr. Ting has received over US 30M in funding as a key investigator in his career.