About the Speaker
Lyndon F. Cooper, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Research and Head of Oral Biology, College of Dentistry
University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Lyndon Cooper has previously served as the Stallings Distinguished Professor of Dentistry of the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a 1990 graduate of the Eastman Dental Center Prosthodontics Program and he received his PhD from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Rochester. Dr. Cooper is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and served as the 2010 President of the American College of Prosthodontics. He received the ACP’s 2004 Clinician/Researcher Award and the IADR’s 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award for Prosthodontics and Implantology. Dr. Cooper has one of the strongest international reputations for innovation, perspective and patient-oriented research and clinical care in the world. He has led an innovative team in translational research evaluating the role of a variety of pro- and anti-inflammatory bio-markers, as well as innovative medical device designs, to create research-oriented clinical solutions for relevant patient care.