Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry

Professor Hadar Zigdon

Phone number of Professor Hadar Zigdon04-7772983

Hadar Zigdon-Giladi (D.M.D., Ph.D) is a periodontal surgeon and researcher in the field of bone regeneration, and the Deputy Director, in the Department of Periodontology at Rambam Health Care Campus. She is also a clinical instructor in the Department of Periodontology, Head of the Laboratory for Bone Repair in the School of Graduate Dentistry at Rambam, and a member of the Clinical Research Institute at Rambam (CRIR) were she performs her research.

After graduating from the Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University in 2001, she completed a post graduate periodontology program in the Department of Periodontology, School of Graduate Dentistry, at Rambam Health Care Campus (2008), and her Periodontology Specialist Certificate from the European Federation of Periodontology (2008). She received her PhD from the Technion’s Ruth & Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine (2012), focusing on bone regeneration using adult stem cells.

Dr. Zigdon-Giladi’s research focusses on understanding the role of endothelial progenitor cells in bone regeneration; to that end she is assisted by MSc and MD students under her supervision.

Dr. Zigdon-Giladi is the recipient of the Teva Israel award for her clinical research (2010), the International College of Dentistry (ICD) award for basic research (2012), and the Innovation in Regenerative Dentistry award from the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Periodontologie (2012). She has also received grants from the government of Israel (Ministry of Health and Ministry of Commerce and Industry) and from the Israel science foundation and the AOCMF foundation to pursue research in the field of stem cell therapy.

  • Research area:Bone, Bone regeneration
  • Key Word:Bone regeneration, Osteosarcoma, Endothelial progenitors, Osteonecrosis of the bone, ‘Chd4’ neurodevelopmental
  • Category:Clinical & Translational
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