Marco Bottino
D.D.S., MSc., Ph.D., FADM

Professor of Dentistry


Cariology, Restorative Sciences & Endodontics


Cariology Restorative Sci & Endo, 2303 Dental, Ann Arbor MI 48109-1078





Dr. Bottino is the Robert W. Browne Endowed Professor of Dentistry in the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics (CRSE) at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry (U-M). He is currently the Director of Research in CRSE and the Director of the Postgraduate Program in Regenerative Dentistry at U-M. As a principal investigator, Marco has received research grants related to regenerative medicine from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), several foundations, and private industry. He has received the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) Centennial Emerging Leader Award and was the recipient of Young Investigator Awards from the IADR Pulp Biology and Implantology Research Groups and a prestigious Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research at NIH. He also serves as the reviewer for nearly 30 journals in regenerative medicine and biomaterials and, between 2018-2023, served as a standing member of the Musculoskeletal and Tissue Engineering (MTE) study section for the NIH. Marco is an elected Fellow of the Academy of Dental Materials (ADM) and a board member. He was the 2019-2020 President of the Dental Materials Group of the IADR and is currently the President-elect of the Pulp Biology Research Group (PBRG). He has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers in drug delivery, scaffolds for pulp-dentin complex regeneration, personalized scaffolds for craniomaxillofacial bone and periodontal regeneration, and soft tissue reconstruction.