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Charles Sfeir, DDS, PhD

  • ​Director, Center for Craniofacial Regeneration, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine 
  • Associate Professor, Department of Oral Biology, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine

​Dr. Sfeir’s research focuses on the development of bio-inspired materials for mineralized tissue engineering, designing DNA and protein delivery systems for bone tissue engineering as well as understanding extracellular matrix proteins involved in mineralized tissue biology. Dr. Sfeir has a great deal of expertise with molecular and cell biology especially related to bone biology and animal models for bone tissue engineering. Among his current federally funded research activities, Dr. Sfeir is co-principal investigator on a U.S. Department of Defense Office of Technology Transition grant to study bone scaffolding for craniofacial regeneration.

Among Dr. Sfeir’s many honors are the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research Dentist Scientist Award for Ph.D. Training and the Young Investigator Award at the Fifth International Conference on the Chemistry and Biology of Mineralized Tissues.

Dr. Sfeir received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Universite Louis Pasteur of Dental Surgery in Strasbourg, France, in 1990. He then studied at Northwestern University in Chicago, where he earned a master’s degree in periodontics in 1995, and a doctorate in molecular biology and biochemistry in 1996.

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