Curriculum

  • MD, PhD in Medicine and Surgery. Specialist in Stomatology
  • Founder and Scientific Director of BTI Biotechnology Institute
  • Director of the UIRMI -University Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Oral Implantology of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
  • President of the Eduardo Anitua Foundation for Biomedical Research
  • Medical Director of the Eduardo Anitua Clinic

MD in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Salamanca. PhD in medicine and surgery at the University of Valencia. He is specialist in Stomatology by the University of the Basque Country, continuing his studies in numerous stays in the United States (Philadelphia, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Chicago) and in Europe (Italy, Germany, France and, of course, Spain).

He combines the scientific research with the private clinical practice, as well as leading the UIRMI of the University of the Basque Country and the Foundation that bears his name.

Dr. Eduardo Anitua is known worldwide for being a pioneer in the development of techniques in bioimplantology and tissue regeneration, as well as being the author of the Plasma Rich in Growth Factors technology (Endoret®) and its application in different areas of medicine. He is a researcher who has developed his career in Spain and who has exerted a positive influence as a creator of scientific school, generating infrastructures and research teams that endure in time, and as a developer of new biomedical technologies of international importance that nowadays are applied in many areas of medicine, from oral and maxillofacial surgery to orthopedics, sports medicine, dermatology, rheumatology, aesthetic medicine or, more recently, ophthalmology, gynecology and general surgery, thus contributing to improve the quality of life of thousands of patients every year.

He holds 53 international patent families, and is the author of more than 200 scientific articles published in indexed journals, several hundred more in clinical journals, as well as more than 20 books and surgical manuals. As a researcher, this is a productivity and scientific quality whose impact can be reflected in its 50 h-index. He is also lecturer of more than 500 courses and lectures on oral implantology and regenerative medicine in national and international congresses.

He is an invited professor at more than 50 universities, both internationally and nationally: United States (Pennsylvania, Harvard, Boston, New Orleans and Tufts), Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Portugal, Croatia, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Uruguay and other countries. He also teaches at the Spanish Universities of Barcelona, Basque Country, Madrid, Oviedo, Salamanca, Valencia, Seville, Alfonso X El Sabio of Madrid, Europea de Madrid, Granada, International of Catalonia and Murcia.

He is Director of the “Continuing Training Program in Implantology and Oral Rehabilitation”, which is taught in Spain, Germany, Italy, Mexico and Portugal. He is also the director of the biomedical publisher Teamwork Spain.

Throughout its extensive professional career, he has received numerous recognitions and award among which are:

  • Honorary Doctor by the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) (2018).
  • Gold Medal of the Medical Association of Álava (ICOMA) (2018).
  • Gold Medal as Ambassador of Álava by the Chamber of Commerce of Álava (2018).
  • National Award for the Arts and Sciences Applied to Sports (2014), awarded by the Superior Council of Sports.
  • Grand Entrepreneur Award (2014). Provincial Council of Alava and Vitoria-Gasteiz City council.
  • Spanish Association of Sports Press Award 2013.
  • Dentist of the year Award 2011, awarded by the Spanish Dental Foundation.
  • “Lan Onari” honor to his vocation for medicine and biomedical research awarded by the Basque Government (2011).
  • Ramón Rubial Award for Innovation (2010).
  • Naider Action Award and Commitment to Innovation and Intelligent Economies (2007).
  • Gold Medal of the City, awarded by the Council of Vitoria (2007).
  • Príncipe Felipe Award for technological innovation (2007).
  • Euskadi Sports Award for the scientific contribution to the development of sport (2003).
  • Research National Prize of Sports Medicine by the University of Oviedo (2002).
  • Pro-odontology prize awarded by the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearics (2002).