Jan Eirik Ellingsen

Professor, DDS, PhD Dr odont
Institute of Clinical Dentistry,
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo




Jan Eirik Ellingsen is professor at Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Head of Institute of Clinical Dentistry at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Oslo. He graduated as a dentist from University of Oslo in 1982 and is a certified specialist in prosthetic dentistry and past president of the Norwegian Society for Prosthetic Dentistry. 
Professor Ellingsen`s main research interest encompass regeneration of bone related to biomaterials. In particular the research has focused on the effect of the structure and composition of biomaterials, as dental implants and scaffold materials, on bone cells and the dynamic mechanisms between biomaterials and bone tissue that leads to biomineralization and bone-biomaterial integration following implantation. Prof. Ellingsen is a member of various scientific organizations and serves in the review board of several scientific journals.