Carolina Duarte
Assistant Professor
 
 
 
 
Educational Qualification :  
  • PhD in Maxillofacial Orthognathics, Department of Maxillofacial Orthognathics, Division of Maxillofacial and Neck Reconstruction, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Doctor of Dental Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, National Autonomous University of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras
 
 
 
Professional Career :  
  • Assistant Professor, RAK College of Dental Sciences, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
  • Research Assistant, Global COE International Research Center for Molecular Sciences in Tooth and Bone Diseases, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Assistant Orthodontist, Orthodontic Clinic, Tokyo Medical and Dental University Dental Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
  • General Dentist, personal private dental clinic, Honduras
  • General Dentist, Division of Ambulatory Patients, Hospital Tela, Honduras
 
 
 
Achievements/ Interests/Publications/Awards  
    Research Interest:
  • Epidemiology of oral disease.
  • Application of gene and hormone therapy as adjuvant for orthognathic treatment of facial deformity.
  • Publications:
  • Kobayashi Y., Duarte C., Moriyama K. (2016) Hormone Relaxin as Biomarker for Bone Health and Disease. In: Biomarkers in Bone Disease. Part of the series Biomarkers in Disease: Methods, Discoveries and Applications. Springer. 1-25
  • Duarte C.,Kobayashi Y., T.,Moriyama K. (2016). A preliminary investigation of the effect of relaxin on bone remodelling in suture expansion. Eur J Orth. dx.doi.org/10.1093/ejo/cjw037[First published online: 3 May 2016]
  • Duarte C.,Kobayashi Y.,Kawamoto (2014). RELAXIN enhances differentiation and matrix mineralization through Relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 2 (Rxfp2) in MC3T3-E1 cellsin vitro. Bone, Volume 65;92-101
  • Moriyama K., Duarte C., Kobayashi Y. (2014) Perspectiva clinica de la craneosinostosis desde el punto de vista ortodontico. Ortodon Actual. 10(41);8-16
  • Duarte C.,Kobayashi Y.,Kawamoto (2013). Relaxin receptors 1 and 2 and nuclear receptor subfamily 3, group C, member 1 (glucocorticoid receptor) mRNAs are expressed in oral components of developing mice. Arch Oral Biol, 59(2);111-118
  • Awards :
  • Poster Awards in the 72nd and 73rd Japanese Orthodontic Society Meetings, and 18th AEEDC; Young Investigator Travel Grant from the International Bone and Mineral Society, 2013; 2011, 2012 and 2013, Advanced I AISS (students in research award), Global COE at Tokyo Medical and Dental University.
 
 
 

Conferences/Workshops

 
    Workshops
  • Leadership and Emotional Intelligence. Delivered by the Academy of Leadership Science Switzerland at RAK, UAE. February 2016
  • The new concept of alignment, bleaching and bonding IAS, Dubai, UAE May 2015
  • NIDA Clinical Trials Network Good Clinical Practices January 2015
  • Assessment strategies in medical education UAE University, Al Ain, UAE May 2015
  • TMD Manual Diagnostic and Therapy, Dubai. UAE March 2015
  • Contemporary Esthetics and Evolution of Orthodontic Treatment Biomechanics, Dubai, UAE February 2015
  • Conferences
  • UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition, Dubai, UAE (Poster judge) February 2016
  • 7th Dental Facial Cosmetic International Conference Dubai UAE (Participant) November 2015
  • OMICS International Conference and Exhibition on Dentistry, Dubai, UAE (Oral presenter, Poster judge) March 2015
  • Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Boston, MA, USA (Oral presenter, session chair) March 2015
  • RAK Medical and Dental day, Pedia Care: A Concise Journey Towards Child Care, RAK, UAE (Invited Speaker) February 2015
  • UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition, Dubai, UAE (Poster judge) February 2015
  • Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthodontic Society, Chiba, Japan (Poster presenter and award winner) September 2014
  • Annual Meeting of the International Society for Bone and Mineral Research, Kobe, Japan (Poster and oral presenter, Grant awardee) May-June 2014
  • UAE International Dental Conference & Arab Dental Exhibition, Dubai, UAE (Poster presenter and award winner) February 2014
  • Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthodontic Society, Matsumoto, Nagano, Japan (Poster presenter and award winner) October 2013
  • Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Seattle, WA, USA (Poster presenter) March 2013
  • Annual Meeting of the Japanese Orthodontic Society, Morioka, Iwate, Japan (Poster presenter) September 2012
  • Annual Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research, Iguazu, Brazil (Poster presenter) June 2012