Prof. Christer Dahlin
Professor Christer Dahlin is a Professor in Oral Surgery and Guided Tissue Regeneration at Department of Biomaterials Science, Institute for Clinical Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also a Senior Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery with focus on implant treatment at NÄL Medical Centre Hospital, Trollhättan. He is a Member of editorial boards for Clinical Implant Dent & Related Research, Clinical Oral Implant Research, Int J Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, J Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine and Int J Dental Traumatology. As a former research fellow, he is appointed Courtesy Professor College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA. Prof. Dahlin has over twenty five years of experience in implant treatment and related research and is considered one of the pioneers in the development of the concept of Guided Bone Regeneration that still remains his main focus within research. He is currently project leader for the research group BIOMEMBRANE within the multi-disciplinary BIOMATCELL enterprise, a government-funded Biomaterials initiative in Gothenburg, Sweden. They are studying and developing what could be the next generation of GBR devices. He frequently travels worldwide to lecture, conduct research, and teach on this and other implant-related topics.