Leonardo Righesso, M. Sc.

Dissertationsthema: „Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging for monitoring angiogenesis during bone regeneration – a pilot study“ (FB 04: Klinik und Poliklinik für Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirugie - plastische Operationen / Prof. Dr. Dr. Bilal Al-Nawas; PD Dr. Volker Mailänder)



seit 2014

PhD Candidate in Translational Medicine 
University Medical Center Mainz, Germany
2011-2013 Master of Science in Dentistry

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, Thesis: Skeletal Stability after Advancement Genioplasty: Two Positioning Screws VS One Pre-Shaped Plate

2007-2010 Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil Monograph: Evaluation of Neurosensory Disturbances of the Inferior Alveolar Nerve after Intraoral Verticosagittal Ramus Osteotomy

2003-2006 Doctor of Dental Surgery

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil


2015 Research Grant, International Team for Implantology (ITI)

2014 Postgraduate Scholarship (doctoral level), Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de

Nível Superior (CAPES)

2011 Postgraduate Scholarship (Master’s level), Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de

Nível Superior (CAPES) Graduate Entrance Top-Up Award

2011 Certificate of Merit Prof. Dr. Lili Lusche Bamman, Brazilian Dental Association

2010 Specialist Degree in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Brazilian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial



Zusätzliche Ausbildung

2015 Laboratory Animal Science Internship (FELASA Category B Certificate No. 031-10-292) –

Workload: 40 hours. Mainz, Germany

2013 - 2014 International Team for Implantology (ITI) Scholarship at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial

Surgery, University Medical Center – Duration: 1 year. Mainz, Germany

2012 Clinical Research Fellowship at the Clinical Investigation and Documentation Department of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO CID) – Duration: 3 months. Zurich, Switzerland

2009 Fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at the National Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics –

Duration: 2 months. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil



Member of the Gutenberg Academy of Young Researchers
Fellow of the International Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
Member of the Brazilian College of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI)
Member of the Association for the Study of Internal Fixation (AO - ASIF)
Member of Mensa International
“Mensa is a society formed by people with high IQ. The idea is to create an apolitical society, free of racial or religious distinctions, in order to foster understanding and promote interaction with intellectually stimulating people. To join the Mensa, the only requirement is to have an IQ in the range of the higher 2% of the population, as evidenced by tests performed by the Mensa, or recognized by it.”