Louis M. Lin
Louis M. Lin was born in Taiwan in 1939. He received the B.D.S. degree from the Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung City, Taiwan, in 1964, and the D.M.D. degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, USA, in 1976. He obtained the Ph.D. degree in pathology from the University of Oklahoma Medical Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA, in 1972. He completed his oral surgery training at the Faculty of Medicine, Tokyo University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, in 1968, his oral pathology residency at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, LA, USA, in 1974, and Postgraduate Program in endodontics at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT, USA, in 1979. He has been serving as a Chair and a Postgraduate Program Director at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA. He serves now as a Professor of advanced education in endodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA. His areas of interests include periapical pathology (cysts), stem cells and pulp and periapical wound healing, guided tissue regeneration in periapical surgery, bone pathobiology, and revascularization/revitalization of immature permanent necrotic teeth. He acts as a reviewer of many peer-reviewed journals and as an editorial board member of several journals.
Biography Updated on 16 November 2013