Richard Miron

BMSC, MSc, PhD, DDS - Department of Periodontology, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - Dr. Richard Miron completed his undergraduate degree in Medical Science and a Masters in Cell Biology at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, a PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Bern, Switzerland and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Laval, Canada. In 2015, while serving as the Head of the Cell Biology Laboratory at the University of Bern, he concurrently completed his “Dr. med. dent” degree. He has previously performed numerous short stay post-doctoral research fellowships at the University of Wuhan in China in 2011, 2012 and 2014, and has since co-supervised numerous Master and PhD candidates as an external visiting scholar. He has authored and co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications mostly connected to his main research interests including enamel matrix proteins for bone and periodontal regeneration, bioactive growth factors, osteoinductive bone grafting materials and guided bone regeneration in implant dentistry. He has recently been awarded many internationally recognized top young investigators awards including the Andre Schroeder Research Prize from the International Team for Implantology (ITI) (2016), The Robert Frank Award (2015), the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) Young investigator of the Year in the field of Implant Dentistry (2015), the Canadian IADR Hatton Award recipient (2015), and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Young Investigator Grant Award (2014).