Federico Foschi
  • 1911
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Research interests

Dentistry; oral health; endodontics; endodontology; microbiology; biofilm; disinfection; root canal therapy; pulp biology; dentine; NiTi; infection

Research interests (short)

Dentistry; oral health; endodontics; endodontology; microbiology; biofilm; disinfection; root canal therapy; pulp biology; dentine; NiTi; infection

Biographical details

Federico Foschi obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Bologna, Italy in 2005, with a collaboration as visiting student at the Department of Cytokine Biology of the Forsyth Institute in Boston, Massachusetts. He then obtained a postdoctoral position in the applied molecular photomedicine laboratory of the same institution. From 2007 to 2009 he fulfilled a postdoctoral program in the regenerative medicine laboratory of the University of Genoa. In 2009, he joined King’s College London Dental Institute as a lecturer in Endodontology, He is currently program director of the MSc in Endodontics, Honorary Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Endodontics for the NHS trust.

Brief CV

General Dental Council registration number: 175853, Specialist in Endodontics, Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry


2002,   B.D.S. with honors, School of Dentistry, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Italy. 

2006,   Ph.D. in Medical Biotechnology and Endodontic Clinical Microbiology, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy, in collaboration, as visiting student fellow, with The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA, USA. 

2011    FHEA - PGCAP, King’s College, Learning Institute.

2014    Specialty in Restorative Dentistry (Endodontics, Periodontics, and Prosthodontics)


Academic Appointments

2002-2003,                 Clinical Tutor, Master of Endodontics, Division of Endodontics, Department of Dental Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.

2006-2007,                 Postdoctoral Program in Photodynamic Endodontic Disinfection, Applied Photomedicine Laboratory, The Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA.

2007-2009                  Postdoctoral program in Tissue Engineering and clinical tutor, Department of Dental Science University of Genoa, Italy.

2009-2014                  Lecturer in Endodontology. Honorary SpR in Restorative Dentistry. King’s College, Dental Institute at Guy’s and St. Thomas Hospitals, London.

2014-current             Program Director MSc in Endodontics, King’s College London

2014-current             Visiting Professor, Universidad Cardenal Herrera, Valencia

2015-current             Consultant in Endodontics, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust


Honors, Awards, and Commitments

2005,   Pulp Biology Group Award, Predoctoral Category for the study “Treponema denticola and Red-Complex Endodontic Infection in RAG-1 and WT Mice. Foschi F, Izard J, Sasaki, Prati C, Sambri V, Stashenko P. J Dent Res 84 (Spec Iss A): 1579, 2005.”

2012    Best Endodontics Tutor, KCL Dental Society

Reviewer for: Quintessence International, Journal of Applied Oral Science, Journal of Biomaterials Applications International Endodontic Journal, PLOS

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Etiopathogenetic Role of Treponema Denticola in Endodontic Disease, Università di Bologna

Award Date: 1 Jan 2006

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, University of Bologna

Award Date: 1 Jan 2002


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