Francesco Carinci was born in Bologna, Italy, in April 1965. He obtained a degree in medicine from the University of Ferrara, Italy, in 1990. He was a Specialist in ENT in 1994, and a Specialist in maxillofacial surgery in 2000. During 1985–1986, he was a Research Fellow at National Institute of Health (Bethesda, USA), and in 1999 he was a Resident at the Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford (UK). He has been an Assistant Professor of maxillofacial surgery since February 1994, an Associate Professor of maxillofacial surgery since September 2002, and the Director of the School of Specialization in Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Ferrara since February 2006. His main research topics include genetics of cleft lip and palate, cell biology of Apert-Crouzon syndrome, staging system of head and neck cancer, biomaterials, dental implants, bone, fixation devices, and distraction osteogenesis.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2008