30-NOV-2016: The Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Dr. Z. A. Dental College and Hospital, Aligarh Muslim University organized a Continuing Education Programme.
Addressing the students, the guest speaker Dr. Nitesh Tewari of Centre of Dental Education and Research, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi spoke on the Stem Cell Application in Pediatric Dentistry providing an over view about the current concepts of stem cell research and their possible applications in children and adolescent.
He said that stem cell application in the near future is a boon in the medical and dental field, for patients suffering from cancer, Neurological Disorders and Trauma Patients. In Dental field, patients no longer would need a metallic implant and tooth in a test tube is on the way.
Principal Prof. R. K. Tewari, Officiating Principal of the Dental College extended full support to make the programme a success.
Prof. M. K. Jindal, Chairman, Department of Paediatric and Preventive Dentistry, was the Chief Coordinator while Dr. Saima Yunus Khan played an important role as Assistant Coordinator.