Dr. Tien-Min Gabriel Chu
Dr. Tien-Min Gabriel Chu

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA



1999 Ph.D., University of Michigan

1989 D.D.S., Kaohsiung Medical College

Publications (Selected)

  1. Eman Allam, Matthew R. Allen, Tien-Min Chu, Ahmed Ghoneima, and L.Jack Windsor, “In vivo effects of zoledronic acid on oral mucosal epithelial cells proliferation, apoptosis, and matrix metalloproteinase expression” Oral Diseases 2011; 17: 291-297.
  2. D. Shin, S. Blanchard, M. Ito, and T. Chu, “Peripheral Quantitative Computer Tomographic, Histomorphometric, and Removal Torque Analyses of Two Different Noncoated Implants in a Rabbit Model” Clinical Oral Implant Research 2011; 22: 242-250.
  3. Matthew R. Allen, Daniel J. Kubek, David B. Burr, Salvatore L. Ruggiero, and Tien-Min G. Chu, “Exposed Bone and Compromised Healing following Dental Extraction in Dogs Treated with Zoledronic Acid” Osteoporosis International 2011; 22: 693-702.
  4. Rena L. Stewart, Joseph T. Cox, David Volgas, James Stannard, Lynn Duffy, Ken B. Waites, and Tien-Min Chu, “The Use of a Biodegradable, Load-Bearing Scaffold as a Carrier for Antibiotics in an Infected Open Fracture Model” Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 2010; 24(9): 587-91.
  5. A. Mackey, A. Chern, R.L. Karlinsey and T.G. Chu, “The growth kinetics and in vitro biocompatibility of Nb2O5 microcones” International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics 2010 2(3), pp. 247-260.
  6. Daniel L. Alge and Tien-Min G. Chu, “Calcium phosphate cement reinforcement by polymer infiltration and in situ curing: a method for 3D scaffold reinforcement” Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part A 2010, 94(2), pp. 547-555.
  7. Daniel L. Alge, Dan Zhou, Lyndsey L. Adams, Brandon K. Wyss, Matthew D. Shadday, Erik J. Woods, T.M. Gabriel Chu and W. Scott Goebel, “Donor-matched comparison of dental pulp stem cells and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells” Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine 2010 Jan; 4(1): 73-81.
  8. Daniel Alge, Grace Santa Cruze, Scott Goebel, and Tien-Min G. Chu, "Characterization of dicalcium phosphate dihydrate cements prepared using a novel hydroxyapatite-based formulation" Biomed. Mater., 2009; 4, 025016.
  9. Xie, D., Zhao, J., Yang, Y., Park, J.-G., Chu T.M., Zhang, J.T., Preparation and evaluation of a high-strength biocompatible glass-ionomer cement for improved dental restoratives, Biomed. Mater., 2008; 3 (2), 25012.
  10. Perry, BD, D. Zhou, X. Wu, F-C Yang, MA. Byers, TG Chu, JJ Hockema, EJ Woods and WS Goebel. Collection, Cryopreservation and Characterization of Human Tooth-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Banking and Clinical Use, Tissue Engineering Part C: Methods, 2008; 14(2), 149-156.
  11. B.K. Moore, J.A. Platt, G. Borges, T. G. Chu, I. Katsilieri, Depth of Cure of Dental Resin Composites: ISO Depth and Microhardness of types of materials and shades. Operative Dentistry, 2008; 33(4), 408-412.
  12. H. R. Yeom, S. Blanchard, S. Kim, S. Zunt, and T. G. Chu, Correlation Between Micro-Computed Tomography (μCT) and Histomorphometry for Assessment of New Bone Formation in a Calvarial Experimental Model. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2008; 19(2), 446-452.

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