BRIEF CURRICULUM VITAE
Full-time Professor of Endodontics ,University of Rome , La Sapienza, Dental School. Head of the Endodontic Department
Vice Dean of Dental Hygienist School University of Rome , La Sapienza,
International lecturer and researcher, He is author of more than 450 scientific articles, three books and chapters in other books. He has lectured all over the world ( more than 350 presentations) and has been invited as a main speaker in the most important international( AAE, IFEA, ESE ) and national endodontic congresses in Europe, North and South America, Asia, Middle East, Australia and South Africa. He has also lectured as an invited speaker in many Universities worldwide.
During his academic career he gained many awards and recognition, and was responsible of many scientific projects with national and international grants.
He has focused his interests on endodontic materials and clinical endodontics .He is actively cooperating as a consultant with many manufacturers all over the world to develop new technologies, operative procedures and materials for root canal treatment.
Official member of ANSI/ADA and ISO Commitees for Endodontic Materials. Active member of IADR, Italian Society of Endodontists (SIE) and European Society of Endodontology (ESE), Associate member of AAE. Former Scientific editor of the Italian Journal of Endodontics ( G.It. Endo) , official Journal of Italian Society of Endodontists (SIE), he is currently the Country Representative for Italy in the ESE. Member of the scientific committee and/or reviewer of the most important international endodontic and dental journals
He still maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics in Rome,Italy.
SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES Pubblished in the last 2 years (2008-2010)
1: Romeo U, Palaia G, Del Vecchio A, Tenore G, Gambarini G, Gutknecht N, De Luca M. Effects of KTP laser on oral soft tissues. An in vitro study. Lasers Med Sci. 2010 Jul;25(4):539-43. Epub 2010 Feb 17. PubMed PMID: 20162316.
2: Plotino G, Grande NM, Melo MC, Bahia MG, Testarelli L, Gambarini G. Cyclic fatigue of NiTi rotary instruments in a simulated apical abrupt curvature. Int Endod J. 2010 Mar;43(3):226-30. PubMed PMID: 20158534.
3: Gambarini G, Testarelli L, Milana V, Pecci R, Bedini R, Pongione G, Gerosa R,
De Luca M. Angular deflection of rotary nickel titanium files: a comparative study. Ann Ist Super Sanita. 2009;45(4):423-6. PubMed PMID: 20061663.
4: Plotino G, Grande NM, Mazza C, Petrovic R, Testarelli L, Gambarini G. Influence of size and taper of artificial canals on the trajectory of NiTi rotary instruments in cyclic fatigue studies. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2010 Jan;109(1):e60-6. Epub 2009 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 19926504.
5: Plotino G, Grande NM, Cordaro M, Testarelli L, Gambarini G. Influence of the shape of artificial canals on the fatigue resistance of NiTi rotary instruments. Int Endod J. 2010 Jan;43(1):69-75. Epub . PubMed PMID: 19891717.
6: Plotino G, Grande NM, Cordaro M, Testarelli L, Gambarini G. A review of cyclic fatigue testing of nickel-titanium rotary instruments. J Endod. 2009 Nov;35(11):1469-76. Epub 2009 Sep 1. Review. PubMed PMID: 19840633.
7: Plotino G, Grande NM, Cordaro M, Testarelli L, Gambarini G. Measurement of the
trajectory of different NiTi rotary instruments in an artificial canal specifically designed for cyclic fatigue tests. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2009 Sep;108(3):e152-6. PubMed PMID: 19716485.
8: Gambarini G, Pompa G, Di Carlo S, De Luca M, Testarelli L. An initial investigation on torsional properties of nickel-titanium instruments produced with a new manufacturing method. Aust Endod J. 2009 Aug;35(2):70-2. PubMed PMID: 19703078.
9: Testarelli L, Grande NM, Plotino G, Lendini M, Pongione G, Paolis GD, Rizzo F, Milana V, Gambarini G. Cyclic Fatigue of Different Nickel-Titanium Rotary Instruments: A Comparative Study. Open Dent J. 2009 Apr 16;3:55-58. PubMed PMID: 19543542; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2697055.
10: Testarelli L, Milana V, Rizzo F, Gagliani M, Gambarini G. Sealing ability of a new carrier-based obturating material. Minerva Stomatol. 2009 May;58(5):217-24. PubMed PMID: 19436251.
11: Gambarini G, Romeo U, Tucci E, Gerosa R, Nocca G, Lupi A, De Luca M, Quaranta M, Gagliani M, Testarelli L. Cytotoxicity of epiphany SE endodontic sealer: a comparative in vitro study. Med Sci Monit. 2009 Apr;15(4):PI15-8. PubMed PMID: 19333214.
12: Nocca G, Martorana GE, De Sole P, De Palma F, Callà C, Corsale P, Antenucci M, Gambarini G, Chimenti C, Giardina B, Lupi A. Effects of 1,4-butanediol dimethacrylate and urethane dimethacrylate on HL-60 cell