AMADEus Seminar - Pr. Charles Sfeir, Friday 14 December 2012, 2:00 pm - Amphi - ICMCB
Dr. Charles Sfeir
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
University of Pittsburgh, USA
“Nano—Would It Make a Difference in Bone Regeneration?”
Dr. Charles Sfeir is an Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Dept. of Oral Medicine and Pathology. Dr. Sfeir also has secondary appointments within the departments of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. He received a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree from the Université Louis Pasteur - Strasbourg France in 1990. He also has a degree in Periodontology and holds a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Northwestern University.
Dr. Sfeir is actively involved in research focusing on two major topics: (1) Role of extracellular matrix in tissue engineering and biomineralization (2) The use of bioceramic nanoparticles in non-viral DNA gene delivery.