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Dr Caroline Lizeth Duarte Puerto

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 cells in 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