Giuseppe Intini, DDS, PhD

Giuseppe Intini, DDS, PhD

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Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Giuseppe Intini, DDS, PhD

Dr. Giuseppe Intini is an Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection, and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a Principal Faculty member of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. He is the program director of the Research Academy at HSDM and Forsyth.

Born in Italy, Dr. Intini earned a degree in dentistry in 1995 from the University of L’Aquila in Italy. In 2000, he received a Master’s degree in Oral Sciences from the University at Buffalo (USA), and in 2007 he received a Ph.D. in Oral Biology and a certificate in clinical Periodontology from the University at Buffalo (USA). From 2007 to 2012 he has been a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

During his postdoctoral fellowship, his work and teaching have been recognized by the 2007/2008 Harvard School of Dental Medicine Dean’s Scholar Award, the 2008 Young Investigator Award from the International Conference on Bone Morphogenetic Proteins, the 2009 Teaching Fellowship from the American Academy of Periodontology, the 2010 Young Investigator Travel Award from the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, and the 2012 American Academy of Periodontology Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics.

As an Assistant Professor at HSDM he recently received the 2013 Harvard Medical School Excellence in Tutoring Award and the 2014 Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Eleanor and Miles Shore Scholars in Medicine Award.

As a clinician scientist he has clinical interest in bone augmentation procedures and research interest in bone and cancer stem cell biology. His K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the NIH/NIDCR aims at investigating the distribution and the mechanisms of activation of osteoprogenitor stem cells in intramembranous bone.

Dr. Intini is an associate editor of the Journal of Translational Medicine and an ad hoc reviewer for scientific journals in the fields of orthopaedics, bone biology, tissue engineering, and periodontology.