(Left to right) Dr. Nader Hamdan, Dr. Mohamed Nur Abdallah, Dr. Zeeshan Sheikh & Dr. Akanksha Srivastava at the COHR workshop, June 2013
Last week, several students and researchers from our Faculty participated in the Canadian Oral Health & Research: Careers in academic Dentistry workshop held at Western University, Schulich school of dentistry, London, Ontario, June 10th and 11th.
Sreenath Madathil, Bultz best student oral presentation award at the Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO) annual meeting, Ottawa, April 25th-26th, 2013: Family history of paan chewing habit among a subset of South Indian population
Fondation de l'Ordre des dentistes du Québec's (FODQ) scholarships:
- Fahad Siddiqui (supervisors Dr. Christophe Bedos et Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald): Access to and Utilization of Dental Services by Hearing Impaired People in Montreal: A Participatory Research Study
- Mohamed Nur Abdallah (supervisors Dr. Faleh Tamimi Mariño et Dr. Marta Cerruti): Engineered biomimetic surfaces to enhance adhesion of epithelial cells on transcutaneous implants
- Dr. Rubens Albuquerque: Titanium implant decontam
- Dr. Ana Miriam Velly: Impact of comorbidities in adolescents with temporomandibular disorder related pain: gender differences
Dr. Dieter Reinhardt: Combined Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar, Elastin, Elastic Fibers & Microfibrils, 2013 - Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Dr. Z. Urban and Dr. Dieter Reinhardt: Combined Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar, Elastin, Elastic Fibers & Microfibrils, 2013 - National Institutes of Health (USA)
(Left) Iris Boraschi-Diaz receiving the best poster presentation award from Dr. Murshed and (right) Zohreh Khavandgar receiving the best oral presentation award for the session on Genetics and Connective Tissue from Dr. Lisbet Haglund
On May 29 to June 1st, the Canadian Connective Tissue Conference 2013 was successfully organized by Dr. Monzur Murshed and Dr. Lisbet Haglund at McGill University. The Faculty of Dentistry, Réseau de recherche en santé buccodentaire et osseuse (RSBO) and the Arthritis Society were among the major sponsors. Dr. Simon Tran (Faculty of Dentistry) was one of the invited speakers while the keynote presentation was by Dr. Gerard Karsent (Columbia University, NY). A number of Dentistry students actively took part in organizing the conference and presented their work at several oral and poster sessions. Zohreh Khavandgar and Iris Boraschi-Diaz, two Faculty of Dentistry students received awards for best oral and poster presentations, respectively.