ABOUT

Hatch Lab's research interests

  • Cellular mechanisms of craniosynostosis
  • Anabolic and catabolic effects of fibroblast growth factor signaling on bone
  • Enzymatic control of tissue mineralization and cellular differentiation
  • Cranial base growth plate maturation and regulation of cranial base chondrocytes
  • Craniofacial bone growth and morphology
  • Development of scaffolds for control of tissue mineralization
  • Development of biologic mediators for local control of orthodontic tooth movement and retention

DIRECTOR


Nan Hatch, DMD, PhD

Nan Hatch, DMD, PhD

Lysle E. Johnston, Jr. Collegiate Professor of Orthodontics, Associate Professor of Dentistry
Principal Investigator

Education

1990 BS, Psychology, Tufts University
1999 DMD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
2002 Orthodontic Certificate, University of Washington
2005 PhD, Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Washington

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience

2003 - 2004 Teaching Assistant, Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
2005 - 2008 Research Fellow, Tissue Engineering and Regeneration T32, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2008 - 2015 Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2015 - Research Director, Division of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2015 - Lysle E Johnston, Jr. Collegiate Professor of Orthodontics and Associate Professor of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Honors, Awards and Patents

2015 Patent: Composition and Methods for Treating Craniosynostosis
The Regents of the University of Michigan
Patent #: US 62/158,964, Date Filed: 08/05/2015
Nan Hatch: Contributor (100%)
2012 Dewel Memorial Research Award, Highest Scoring Research Proposal, American
Association of Orthodontists Foundation, St. Louis, MO
2010 John Haddad Young Investigator Award, Advances in Mineral Metabolism,American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
2009 T.M. Graber Fellowship Teaching Award, American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, St. Louis, MO
2008 Harold M. Frost Young Investigator Award, Sun Valley Workshop, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
2007 2007 Hatton Award, 1st Place, Post-doctoral Category, American Association of Dental Research
2007 2007 Hatton Award, 1st Place, Senior Basic Science Category , International Association of Dental Research

PUBLICATIONS

The most recent publications are reported below via Scopus search.

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LAB PERSONNEL

Jin Liu

Research Specialist
jinliu@umich.edu

Hwa Kyung Nam

Research Specialist
hknam@umich.edu

Claire Fedore

Orthodontic MS Student
cfedore@umich.edu

Inna Sydorak

Orthodontic MS Student
isydorak@umich.edu

Sara Dean Schutte

Orthodontic MS Student
schuttes@umich.edu

Michael Siu

Dental Student Research Pathway
michasiu@umich.edu

Sydney Sherman

Dental Student Research Pathway
sydsherm@umich.edu

CONTACT

Hatch Lab
1011 N. University, Room 4208
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
734-647-3774
nhatch@umich.edu