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

Associate Professor of Dentistry


Cariology, Restorative Sciences & Endodontics


Cariology Restorative Sci & Endo
5223 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 University of Michigan School of Dentistry (U-M). He is currently 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 among others. 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, as well 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 member of the board. He was the 2019-2020 President of the Dental Materials Group of the IADR and is currently the Vice-President of the Pulp Biology Research Group (PBRG). He has published over 130 peer-reviewed papers in the areas of drug delivery, scaffolds for pulp-dentin complex regeneration, personalized scaffolds for craniomaxillofacial bone and periodontal regeneration, as well as soft tissue reconstruction.