Prof. Dr. Imad About - Özgeçmiş

Prof. Dr. Imad About | Özgeçmiş

Prof. Dr. Imad About

Prof. Dr.  Imad About
Prof. Dr. Imad About

Professor Imad About obtained a PhD in biochemistry in 1992 from Aix-Marseille University, France. He joined the university “la Méditerranée” as assistant professor in 1996, became associate professor in 2000 and Professor of Oral Biology at the faculty of dentistry of Aix-Marseille University in 2002. Imad About is currently member of the “Institut des Sciences du Mouvement”. He is responsible of the basic sciences field and the Research Laboratory and at the faculty of dentistry, Aix-Marseille University, France.

His research group is involved in investigating the role of progenitor and non-progenitor cells in dentin-pulp regeneration, and the effects of biomaterials on these events. He was the winner of the European Society of Endodontology annual research grant in 2012 and actively involved in developing dental materials including Biodentine.

He is well-recognized expert in pulp stem cells and tissue regeneration. He published more than 170 peer reviewed papers, abstracts and book chapters. He is reviewer and editorial board member of leading journals in the scientific and dental field (Journal of dental research, Journal of endodontics…etc). Imad About is lead guest editor of a special issue of Stem cell international. He is renowned speaker and frequently invited to major international conferences. Imad About is currently member of CED-IADR office and nominated for the IADR distinguished scientist award.