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. 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 received a PhD in oral biology and a certificate in clinical periodontology from the University at Buffalo. From 2007 to 2012, he was 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 were recognized by the Harvard School of Dental Medicine Dean’s Scholar Award, the Young Investigator Travel Award from the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, the Teaching Fellowship from the American Academy of Periodontology, and the AAP Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics. In 2010, Dr. Intini was awarded a K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award from the NIH/NIDCR to study the distribution and 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 orthopedics, bone biology, tissue engineering, and periodontology.

Fields of Interest

As a clinician scientist, Dr. Intini has a clinical interest in bone augmentation procedures and a research interest in bone and cancer stem cell biology. The research in the Intini Laboratory focuses on the biology of the adult skeletal stem cells.