Marco Ferrari, graduated at School of Surgery and Medicine, of University of Pisa in 1983 and in General Dentistry degree in 1987 at University of Siena.
In 1997-8 he attended the PostGraduate Program in Prosthodontics at Tufts University di Boston.
In 1995 he took his PhD degree at University of Amsterdam, defending a thesis on “Bonding to dental structures”.
In July 2002 Prof. Ferrari was appointed Full Professor and elected Dean of School of Dental Medicine, and he was renewed till now.
Now is also the President and Coordinator of the Undergraduate course in Dentistry in english language at University of Siena and Chair of the Residency Master Program in Prosthodontics Sciences at University of Siena.
Between October 2003 and January 2006 he was appointed ‘Delegato del Rettore per le Relazioni Internazionali’ (Vice Rector of International Relations) of University of Siena.
Past President of National Conference of Schools of Dental Medicine, IADR Central European Division, European Federation of Conservative Dentistry, Academy of Dental Materials. Actually, is President Elect of Dental Materials Group of IADR.
He is President Elect of European Prosthodontic Association and of Dental Material Group of IADR.
In February 2019 was nominated in the Supreme Court of Health by the Italian Minister of Health.
In May 2005, he was als appointed Director of School of Ph D in ‘Biotecnologies’.
From November 2012 he was the Director of the Dental and Medical Biotechnology Department of Siena University and coordinator of the Tuscan School of Dental Medicine of Florence and Siena University.
He is actually Professor of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, University of Leeds, Research Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Tufts University-Boston, Visiting Professor at Rochester University, Eastman Center, USA, and Xi’an University, 4th Biomedical University, China.
He was in the editorial board of several international dental journals with impact factor (such as Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Dentistry, J Endodontics, Journal of Adhesive Dentistry, American Journal of Dentistry, Dental Materials, Acta Odontologica Croatia, J Oral Sciences, Restorative Dentistry,) and he acts as referee of other 10 peer-reviewed impact factor dental journals. He is Scientific Editor of International Dentistry South Africa and Associate Editors of Prosthodontic Research & Practice and Clinical Editor of World Journal of Dentistry. He is Editor of the Journal of Osseointegration, Periodontics and Prosthodontics.
He is author of more than 450 international publications (4/5 on dental journals with impact factor), of other 260 national publications and of 160 abstracts presented in international and national congress.