Maobin Yang is an associate professor and director of the RHR Laboratory and of the postdoctoral endodontic program at the Kornberg School of Dentistry. He graduated with his DDS and MS from the West China School of Stomatology at Sichuan University, China in 2003. He received his PhD in biomedical sciences at the University of Connecticut in 2009, and completed his postgraduate residency training in endodontics (MDS and certificate) from the University of Connecticut in 2012. Dr. Yang is also a diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. In 2010, he received the Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award by the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) and was named AAE’s John and Joyce Ingle Fellow.

Research Interests

  • Bioengineering, Endodontics

Courses Taught




ENDG 8115

Current Clinical Concepts


ENDG 8117

Systemic Diseases


ENDG 8118

Endodontics Surgery


ENDG 8120

Clinical Seminar in Endodontology


ENDG 9285

Endodontics Clinic


Selected Publications

  • Zhang, X., Wang, C., Liao, M., Dai, L., Tang, Y., Zhang, H., Coates, P., Sefat, F., Zheng, L., Song, J., Zheng, Z., Zhao, D., Yang, M., Zhang, W., & Ji, P. (2019). Aligned electrospun cellulose scaffolds coated with rhBMP-2 for both in vitro and in vivo bone tissue engineering. Carbohydrate Polymers, 213, pp. 27-38. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2019.02.038

  • Zeng, Q., Nguyen, S., Zhang, H., Chebrolu, H.P., Alzebdeh, D., Badi, M.A., Kim, J.R., Ling, J., & Yang, M. (2016). Release of Growth Factors into Root Canal by Irrigations in Regenerative Endodontics. Journal of Endodontics, 42(12), pp. 1760-1766. doi: 10.1016/j.joen.2016.04.029