Professor in Oral Biology in the Medical Faculty at the University of Zurich, Switzerland since 2006. TM conducts research in the fields of stem cells, genetics, molecular and experimental biology related to orofacial developmental and regeneration processes. TM obtained a DDS degree from the Dental Faculty of the Kapodistrion University of Athens (Greece), a Master degree for Immunology, Genetics and Differentiation, and the PhD in Developmental Biology from the University of Lyon (France). He obtained the Pediatric Dentistry Certificate and Conservative Dentistry Certificate in France. TM conducted postdoctoral studies at the University of Helsinki (Finland), Karolinksa Nobel Institute (Stockholm, Sweden) and Yale University (USA). TM was a Professor at the Mediterranean University (Marseilles, France), Visiting Professor at the Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon (France), Clinical Senior Lecturer at King's College London (UK), Visiting Professor at the Polytechnic University of Marche (Ancona, Italy), Visiting Professor at the Second University of Napoli (Napoli, Italy). TM is Chief-Editor of the “Frontiers of Craniofacial Biology and Dental Research”, Associate Editor of “Stem Cell Research”, Scientific Editor of “European Cells & Materials”, and part of the editorial board in additional 8 scientific journals. He authored more than 120 original articles in journals such as “Journal of Cell Biology”, “Development”, “Developmental Biology”, “Nature Genetics”, “Science Signaling”, “Scientific Reports”, “Frontiers in Physiology” and gave more than 200 keynote and invited lectures.