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Nobel Biocare Brånemark Osseointegration Award

by: Jim Mack

In 1967, Tomas Albrektsson began work as part of Per-Ingvar Brånemark’s research team in Gothenburg, Sweden. In the years that followed, he earned his Ph.D. in anatomy and a Swedish professorship in the subject of handicap research.

Nobel Biocare Brånemark Osseointegration Award

Tomas Albrektsson is one of the most quoted scientists in this field.

At the 29th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Osseointegration in Seattle, Washington, this March, Albrektsson was awarded the Nobel Biocare Osseointegration Award, which consists of a medal and $25,000.

Gracefully accepting the award as recognition of his groundbreaking scientific contributions and ongoing research, Professor Albrektsson shared his thoughts on both the development and future of osseointegration.

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