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dr peterIn Memoriam

It is with deep sadness that we mourn the passing of our founder: a unique person, pioneering entrepreneur and visionary whose dedication to regenerative medicine led to the creation of the Osteo Science Foundation.

For over 60 years, Dr. Peter Geistlich creatively and tirelessly broke new ground at Geistlich, a family-based company that was founded in 1851 in Switzerland.

In the 1980's he initiated the company's entry into medical technology with the development of bone regeneration products. Geistlich Pharma, which he presided over since its inception, has today established itself as the global market leader in oral tissue regeneration.  Dr. Geistlich also held strong interests in orthopedics and oncology.

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Osteo Science Foundation Launched

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Osteo Science Foundation
October 28, 2013

In October 2013, Dr Peter Geistlich, the President of the Board of Directors of Geistlich Pharma AG, together with Geistlich Pharma AG in the USA, launched the Osteo Science Foundation which has its registered office in Philadelphia. The goal of the Foundation is to support and promote independent research in North America in oral and maxillofacial surgery and to put its results from theory into practice.

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OSF Awards Nearly $200K in Research Grants

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Osteo Science Foundation
July 21, 2014

The Board of Directors of the Osteo Science Foundation has awarded its inaugural four research grants, totaling close to $200,000, to researchers at Columbia University, Indiana University, Rutgers University and UCLA.   The research projects focus on applied developments and treatment concepts in regenerative medicine for clinical application in Oral, Cranial and Maxillofacial surgery.

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