William V. Giannobile
Najjar Endowed Professor of Dentistry and Biomedical Engineering; Director, Michigan Center for Oral Health Research; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Dr. Giannobile is the Najjar Endowed Professor of Dentistry and Biomedical Engineering and is also the Director of the Michigan Center for Oral Health Research at the School of Dentistry. He received his DDS and an MS in Oral Biology from the University of Missouri. He later received his certificate in Periodontology and Doctor of Medical Science in Oral Biology from Harvard University. He subsequently completed postdoctoral training in Molecular Biology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School. Dr. Giannobile previously served as a faculty member at Harvard and Forsyth Institute in Boston. He has published and lectured extensively in the fields of Regenerative Medicine, Tissue Engineering, and Salivary Diagnostics as it relates to periodontal and peri-implant reconstruction. Dr. Giannobile is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Periodontology and is on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants and the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Giannobile also serves as a consultant to the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs and the National Institutes of Health. To read more about Dr. Giannobile as an NIDCR investigator, please visit the NIDCR website for an article on the future impact of research on periodontal disease.
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