MAHATMA GANDHI
POSTGRADUATE INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCES
(MGPGI)
GOVERNMENT OF PUDUCHERRY INSTITUTION
PONDICHERRY - 605 006

FACULTY ACTIVITIES

A. DEPT. OF PROSTHODONTICS

Faculty:

Name

Conference attended

Courses/ lectures presented/ Chairing sessions

Dr.A.Ranukumari, M.D.S,
Associate Professor

1) 14th IPS PG Convention at AB Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore on 28 & 29 July 2012

 

2) 40th IPS Conference with 8th Biennial Meeting – Asian Academy of Prosthodontics – IPSAAP 2012 Conference, Chennai.

 

3) Dento-facial Aesthetic Rehabilitation. Satellite Dental Conference PI-JICON 2012, Puducherry

Conducted a Gurukul on “Die & Die Systems”

 

 

Chaired a scientific session

 

 

 

 

Chaired a scientific session

Dr. R.Shakila, M.D.S.,
Associate Professor

1) 14th IPS PG Convention at AB Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore on 28 & 29 July 2012

 

2) 40th IPS Conference with 8th Biennial Meeting – Asian Academy of Prosthodontics – IPSAAP 2012 Conference, Chennai.

 

Conducted a full day pre-conference course on “Precision attachment”

 

Chaired a scientific session

& Worked as a Conference Organizing Committee Member  (COC Member) in conducting and being the host

Dr.L.Jeevanandam,M.D.S,

Assistant Professor

 

40th IPS Conference with 8th Biennial Meeting – Asian Academy of Prosthodontics – IPSAAP 2012 Conference, Chennai.

Chaired a scientific session

 

Dr. S. Rajesh, M.D.S.,
Assistant Professor

1) 14th IPS PG Convention at AB Shetty Institute of Dental Sciences, Mangalore on 28 & 29 July 2012

 

2) 40th IPS Conference with 8th Biennial Meeting – Asian Academy of Prosthodontics – IPSAAP 2012 Conference, Chennai.

 

 

 

3) Dento-facial Aesthetic Rehabilitation. Satellite Dental Conference PI-JICON 2012, Puducherry

 

4) CDE conducted by IDA Puducherry at MGPGI, Puducherry.

 

5) CDE conducted by IDA Puducherry on Rotary Endodontics and Post-Endodontic Restorations on 17.03.2013.

 

Conducted a Gurukul on “Die & Die Systems”

 

 

Presented a paper “Minimally invasive full mouth implant rehabilitation in medically compromised patient – A 2 year case report”

Dr. N. Aparna, M.D.S.,
Assistant Professor

1) 40th IPS Conference with 8th Biennial Meeting – Asian Academy of Prosthodontics – IPSAAP 2012 Conference, Chennai.

 

 

2) Dento-facial Aesthetic Rehabilitation. Satellite Dental Conference PI-JICON 2012, Puducherry

 

3) CDE conducted by IDA Puducherry at MGPGI, Puducherry.

 

4) CDE conducted by IDA Puducherry on Rotary Endodontics and Post-Endodontic Restorations on 17.03.2013.

 

Presented a paper
“No parallax in parallelism!” – An innovative indigenous  intraoral surveyor

Post Graduate Students:

Name

Conference attended

Presentations

Guide/Co –guide

 

Dr. S.K.Jagdish, III Year Junior Resident (P.G)


 

1) 14th  National Prosthodontic Students Convention, Mangalore [27th  – 29th  July 2012]

 

2) 6th Internal Conference on Oral Implantology, Jaipur [02nd  - 14th November 2012]

 

 

 

3) 40th IPS Conference & 8th Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Chennai [5th – 9th December 2012]

Paper: Prosthodontic Management of hemimandibulectomy patient clinical case report.

 

 

Paper: At AOI with BOI

 

 

 

 

 

Paper : Creating new smiles – A case report on attrition management

Guide:

Dr.Shyam Singh

Co Guide:

Dr.L.Jeevanandam

 

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

Co Guide:

Dr.R.Shakila

 

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

Dr. V.R.Arun Kumar,  III Year Junior Resident (P.G)

1) 14th  National Prosthodontic Students Convention, Mangalore [27th  – 29th  July 2012]

 

2) 6th Internal Conference on Oral Implantology, Jaipur [02nd  - 14th November 2012]

 

 

3) 40th IPS Conference & 8th Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Chennai [5th – 9th December 2012]

 

Paper: Revitalizing lives by maxillary obturator – A case series

 

Paper: Prosthodontic mishap in implantology – An overlooked aspect.

 

 

Paper : Full mouth rehabilitation of ectodermal dysplasia – Ameliorating quality of life.

 

Guide:

Dr.Shyam Singh

Co Guide:

Dr.R.Shakila

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

Co Guide:

Dr.R.Shakila

 

Dr.Balaji J,

II Year Junior Resident (P.G)

 

1) 14th  National Prosthodontic Students Convention, Mangalore [27th  – 29th  July 2012]

 

 

2) 6th Internal Conference on Oral Implantology, Jaipur [02nd  - 14th November 2012]

 

3) 40th IPS Conference & 8th Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Chennai [5th – 9th December 2012]

 

Poster: Flabby edentulous ridge – Successful management with different techniques

 

Paper: Dental implant – Facing the diagnostic challenge

 

 

Paper : Prosthetic rehabilitation of maxillomandibular defects – Case series

Guide:

Dr.Shyam Singh

Co Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

 

 

Guide:

Dr.L.Jeevanandam

 

Dr. Nitesh,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

 

1) 14th  National Prosthodontic Students Convention, Mangalore [27th  – 29th  July 2012]

 

2) 40th IPS Conference & 8th Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Chennai [5th – 9th December 2012]

 

Paper: Biotooth – Various trends

 

 

 

Paper : Soft solution to hard situations – Cushioned denture – A case report

 

Guide:

Dr.Shyam Singh

Co Guide:

Dr.R.Shakila

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

Co Guide:

Dr. N. Aparna

 

Dr. Sadish,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

 

1) 14th  National Prosthodontic Students Convention, Mangalore [27th  – 29th  July 2012]

 

 

2) 40th IPS Conference & 8th Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Chennai [5th – 9th December 2012]

 

Poster: Platform switched implant – How does it work.

 

 

 

Paper : Complex problem with simple solution microstomia – No longer challenge for the Prosthodontist.

Guide:

Dr.Shyam Singh

Co Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

Guide:

Dr. A.Ranukumari

Co Guide:

Dr. S. Rajesh

 

ARTICLES SUBMITTED AND ACCEPTANCE RECEIVED FOR PUBLICATION

Dr. A. Ranukumari

 1) Impression technique for effective management of flabby ridge – An overview,  Dr. Sajini .R, Dr. Ranukumari ; Journal of Scientific Dentistry; Page 33; Vol 2(2), 2012.

 2) Acrylic hollow vafinal stent in Meyer Rokiransky Kuster Hauser Syndrome; Dr. Sajini .R, Dr. Ranukumari ; Indian Journal of Dental Science; 2013.

 3) As a contributor for the Ready Reckoner series in Dental Science – Text Book on Dental Materials by Dr. Suma Ballal by CBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd. First Edition 2013.

 Dr. R. Shakila

 I) Original Research

Topic : Evaluation of complete denture patients using graphoanalysis : A clinical study.

Authors : Varsha Murthy, Shyam Singh, Mahadev Shastri, Shakila Rajaraman

Journal : Indian Society of Dental Research, Medknow Publication, Page no. 149-151 23(2) 2012.

 II) Original Research

Topic : Comparison of graphoanalysis with house method in prediction of complete denture patients mental attitude – A prospective comparative study.

Authors : Varsha Murthy, Shyam Singh, Shakila Rajaraman, Mahadev Shastri

Journal : Journal of Indian Proshtodontic Society, online published on 19th July 2012, Springer.

 Dr. S. Rajesh

 1) “Full mouth implant reconstruction for medically compromised patients with key hole access surgery – A case Report”, Journal of Dental Implants, Jan-June 2012, Vol 2, Issue 1, Page 54-58.

 2) “Dental considerations in obstructive sleep apnea : A Literature review”, Research & Reviews : A Journal of Dentistry, Vol 3, Issue 2, August 2012, Pages 8-14.

 Dr. N. Aparna

 1) “Dental considerations in obstructive sleep apnea : A Literature review”, Research & Reviews : A Journal of Dentistry, Vol 3, Issue 2, August 2012, Pages 8-14.

 2) “Full mouth implant reconstruction for medically compromised patients with key hole access surgery – A case Report”, Journal of Dental Implants, Jan-June 2012, Vol 2, Issue 1, Page 54-58.


Completed projects are as follows : -

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr. V.R.Arun Kumar,  III Year Junior Resident (P.G)

A clinical evaluation of accuracy of the fixed value nasion indicator in whip mix semi adjustable articulator and occlusal plane

Dr. Shyam Singh

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

Dr. S.K.Jagdish, III Year Junior Resident (P.G)

 

Cytotoxicity, DNA fragmentation and levels of oxidative enzymes in human buccal mucosal cells exposed to resin monomer released from denture reliners

Dr. Shyam Singh

Dr. R. Shakila

 

On going projects are as follows :-

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

 

Dr.Balaji J,

II Year Junior Resident (P.G)

The changes in bone level following implants placed using immediate & delayed loading – A clinical & radiographic study

Dr. Shyam Singh

Dr. A.Ranukumari

 

Dr. Nitesh,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

Evaluation of accuracy of various impression techniques for implant supported prosthesis – A comparative in vitro study

Dr. R. Shakila

-

Dr. Sadish,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

Radiographic evaluation of crystal bone levels around platform and non platform switched implants

Dr. A. Ranukumari

-

Completed Library Dissertations are as follows : -

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr.Balaji J,

II Year Junior Resident (P.G)

The science of dental materials, current status & futures

Dr. Shyam Singh

Dr. L. Jeevanandam

On going Library Dissertations are as follows :-

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr. Nitesh,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

Prosthodontic treatment option in oral implant

Dr. A. Ranukumari

Dr. L. Jeevanandam

Dr. Sadish,

I Year Junior Resident (P.G)

Biomechanics of removable partial denture

Dr. R. Shakila

Dr. L. Jeevanandam

 

B. DEPT. OF ORAL PATHOLOGY

PUBLICATIONS :

1.  “Amlodipine induced gingival hyperplasia – A Case Report ” In Journal Of Young Pharmacist    -  Vol.4, Issue:4, OCT-DEC 2012

Dr. V. Ramesh, Dr.NSC.Charles.,

2.  “Tumor immune surveillance – an act of defence mechanism ” In Journal Of Indian Dental Association, Kochi   -  Vol.2,  June.2012

Dr. Ramesh.V, Dr. Suganya.R.,

3.   “Telomere, Telomerase and Cancer” In Journal Of Indian Dental Association, Kochi

Dr. Ramesh., Dr. Simranjit Singh.

 

CONFERENCES  ATTENDED:

 STAFF

Prof. Dr. V. Ramesh.,

a.       Delivered a guest lecture at SIMLA 2012 conference in JIPMER on 24th and 25th SEP 2012.

b.      Attended the I Midterm National Conference of IAOMP 2013 held at Chennai, Saveetha Dental College from 24th to 26th Jan, 2013 and chaired a scientific session.

Prof. Dr. P.D. Balamurali.,

a.       Attended  XXI National Conference of IAOMP held at GOA  from 25th to 27th October, 2012 and presented Dr. Vishwanathan Endowment lecture on Advanced Diagnostic Techniques.

b.      Attended  the I Midterm National Conference of IAOMP 2013 held at Chennai, Saveetha Dental College from 24th to 26th Jan, 2013.

Dr. Karthikshree.V.Prasad

Attended the I Midterm National Conference of IAOMP 2013 held at Chennai, Saveetha Dental College from 24th to 26th Jan, 2013 and chaired a scientific session

POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS

1)  Postgraduate student Dr. R. Suganya, Dr. Sudip Indu, Dr. Vasupradha G., Dr. Pallavan attended the Saveetha Histopathology Slide Seminar 2012 & Hands On Workshop on-Basic & Research Microscopes held at Saveetha Dental College & Hospital, Chennai on 8th June 2012.

2) Postgraduate students Dr.Sudip Indu, Dr.Pallavan, Dr.Vasupradha, Dr.Djaynishanth, Dr.Monika Chaudhary attended XII National PG Convention of IAOMP held at PUNE on 14th & 15th July, 2012.

3) The following Postgraduate students participated in the scientific presentations at XII National PG Convention of IAOMP held at Pune on 14th & 15th July, 2012.

Topic

Presented by

Type of Presentation

Role of  Myofibroblast-An overview

Dr. Pallavan

Poster

Reflections of Renal Failure in Oral Cavity

Dr. Vasupradha

Poster

 

4) Postgraduate students Dr. N.S.C. Charles, Dr. Simranjit Singh, Dr. Suganya attended        X National Triple O Symposium held at Lucknow  from 13th to 15th July, 2012.

5) The following Postgraduate students participated in the Scientific Presentation at              X National Triple O Symposium held at Lucknow from 13th to 15th July, 2012.

Topic

Presented by

Type of Presentation

Gene polymorphism in Phenytoin Drug related Gingival enlargements.

Dr. N.S.C. Charles

Paper

Digital approach for measuring Dentin Translucency in Forensic Age Estimation.

Dr. Simranjit Singh

Paper

Histogenesis of Peripheral Ossifying Fibroma – A Polarizing Microscopic Analysis.

Dr. Suganya R

Paper

5) Postgraduate students Dr. N.S.C. Charles, Dr. Simranjit Singh, Dr. Suganya R., Dr. Sudip Indu, Dr. Vasupradha G., Dr.Pallavan, Dr.Monika Chaudhary attended XXI National Conference of IAOMP held at GOA from 25th to 27th October, 2012.

6) The following Postgraduate students participated in the Scientific Presentation at          XXI National Conference of IAOMP held at GOA from 25th to 27th October, 2012.

 

Topic

Presented by

Type of Presentation

Quantitative and qualitative analysis of DNA extraction from buccal cells and blood culture.

Dr. N.S.C. Charles

Paper

Detailed analysis of Palatal Rugae Pattern in Dravidians, Indo-Aryans and French people

Dr. Simranjit Singh

Paper

Comparative efficacy of Essential oils, Soap water solution as a possible replacement of Xylene in H&E staining procedures.

Dr. Sudip Indu
Dr. G. Vasupradha
 Dr. B. Pallavan

Poster

Role of type IV collagen in normal mucosa and pathological processes.

Dr. Monika Chaudhary

Poster

12) Post Graduate Students Dr. Suganya, Dr. Djayanishanth, Dr.Monika Cahaudhary attended the SIMLA 2012 conference in JIPMER on 24th & 25th SEPTEMBER 2012.

13) Postgraduate students Dr.Pallavan, Dr.Vasupradha, Dr.Djaynishanth, Dr.Monika Chaudhary attended I Midterm National Conference of IAOMP 2013 held at Chennai, Saveetha Dental College from 24th to 26th Jan, 2013.

14) The following Postgraduate students participated in the Scientific Presentation at  I Midterm National Conference of IAOMP 2013 held at Chennai, Saveetha Dental College from 24th to 26th Jan, 2013       

Topic

Presented by

Type of Presentation

Saliva- A Non Invasive Harbinger in CRF patients

Dr. G. Vasupradha

Paper

Comparison and Correlation of Candida Colonization in Diabetic patients and normal individuals- A Cytological Study

Dr. B. Pallavan

Paper

Comparison of serum creatine phosphokinase enzyme levels in patients with oral premalignant lesions

Dr. Djaynishanth

 

Paper

Microbial carcinogenesis

Dr. Monika Chaudhary

Poster

15) Postgraduate students Dr. Sudip Indu, Dr. Pallavan attended the Ist rapid review course in oral pathology held at SRM university from 25th to 27th FEB 2013.

16) Postgraduate student Dr. Vasupradha attended the update in oral medicine and pathology with oral imaging and strategies for research by Prof A. Reichart & Dr. Michel M. Bornstein on 1st and 2nd March 2013 held at Bangalore.

COMPLETED RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

S. No.

Name of the student

Topic

Guided by

1.

Dr. Charles

Extraction of high molecular weight genomic DNA from buccal cells in mouth wash

Dr. V Ramesh

2.

Dr. Suganya

Serum and salivary sialic acid levels in oral squamous cell carcinoma- comparative and correlative study

Dr. P.D. Balamurali

 

3.

Dr. Simranjit singh

Evaluation of correlation of serum and salivary lipid profile.

Dr. V. Ramesh

4.

Dr. Pallavan

Comparison and Correlation of Candida Colonization in Diabetic patients and normal individuals- A Cytological Study

Dr. V. Ramesh

5.

Dr. Sudip Indu

Comparative efficacy of Essential oils, Soap water solution as a possible replacement of Xylene in H&E staining procedures

Dr. V. Ramesh

6.

Dr. Vsupradha

Saliva- A Non Invasive Harbinger in CRF patients

Dr. V. Ramesh

7.

Dr. Djayanishanth

Comparison of serum creatine phosphokinase enzyme levels in patients with oral premalignant lesions

Dr. V. Ramesh

ONGOING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

S. No.

Name of the student

Topic

Guide

Co-Guide

1

Dr. Sudip Indu

A study of prevalence of oral premalignancy-risk factors, socio-demographic profile  among adults in urban Puducherry population

 Dr. V. Ramesh

Dr. Karthikshree V. Prashad, Dr. Ramadoss.

2

Dr. B. Pallavan

Comparison of staining of mitotic figures by
haematoxylin and eosin-and crystal violet in
precancerous lesion and squamous cell carcinoma           

Dr. Balamurali.P.D.

 

Dr. V. Ramesh,

Dr. B. Premalatha

3

Dr. Vasupradha.G

Assessment of Salivary Urea &correlation with Serum Urea in chronic renal failure patients

Dr. V. Ramesh,

 

Dr. Nirima Oza, Dr. Sreejith Parameswaran (Dept. of Nephrology, JIPMER)

4

Dr. Djayanishanth

Comparison of serum and salivary creatine phosphokinase enzyme levels in patients with oral dysplastic lesions.

Dr. Balamurali.P.D.

Dr. V. Ramesh,

Dr. B. Premalatha

5

Dr. Monika Chaudhary

Evaluation of micronucleated cells frequency in squamous cell carcinoma and leukoplakia

Dr. V. Ramesh,

 

Dr. Nirima Oza,

 

C. DEPT. OF ORAL MEDICINE & RADIOLOGY

DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES FOR THE PERIOD OF APRIL 2013 TO MARCH 2014

  • Dr. Jonathan Daniel M., Prof and Head, Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, MGPGI attended National IAOMR U.G. Convention along with post graduate students (Dr. Mihir Khatri, Dr. Ambiga P., Dr. Arti Agrawal, Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel, Dr. Parimala D. and Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj) held in August 2013 at Maruthi Dental College and Hospital, Bengaluru.

PAPER/POSTER PRESENTED:

  • The postgraduate students have attended and presented in the National PG Convention of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology in June 2013 held at Vadodara.

Dr. Mihir Khatri

Prevalence of oro-facial immune mediated diseases: An institutional experience.

Dr. Ambiga P.

Efficacy of topical clobetasol versus triamcinolone in the treatment of oral lichen planus: A comparative study.

Dr. Arti Agrawal

Treatment regimens for management of oral immune mediated diseases.

Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

Sjogren’s syndrome: Analysis of four different cases.

Achievements:- 

Best paper: Awarded for the presentation of Dr. Arti Agrawal

 Awarded third prize for the scientific quiz competition

Dr. Mihir Khatri, Dr. Ambiga P., Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

·   The postgraduate students have attended and presented in the XI National Conference of Indian Academy of Forensic Odontology in September 2013 held at Vijaywada.

Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj

Comparative study of three different methods of overlay generation in bite mark analysis.

Dr. Parimala D.

Comparison of topographic overlay and computer generated overlay techniques in bite mark analysis.

  • The postgraduate students have attended and presented in the XXV National Conference of Indian Academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology in October 2013 held at Lucknow.

Dr. Mihir Khatri

Upper airway width and palatal length assessment as a screening tool for obstructive sleep apnea.

Dr. Ambiga P.

Age estimation from lateral cephalogram- A preliminary study

Dr. Arti Agrawal

A comparative study between Demirjian’s and modified Demirgian’s method in dental age estimation for a Pondicherry population.

Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

Comparative analysis of linear and angular measurements on digital orthopantomogram to calcaneus bone mineral density.

Dr. Parimala D.
Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj

Sexual dimorphism of mandibular canine teeth in a Pondicherry population: A radiomorphometric study.

Achievements:- 

Best paper – Awarded for the presentation of Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

Awarded 2nd best paper for the presentation of Dr. Mihir Khatri

Best poster- Awarded for the presentation of Dr. Parimala D. & Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

  • Dr. Mihir Khatri, Dr. Ambiga P. attended workshop on Lasers in dentistry held in June 2013 at National IAOMR Postgraduate Convention, Vadodara.

  • Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel, Dr. Arti Agrawal attended workshop on Forensic Odontology held in June 2013 at National IAOMR Postgraduate Convention, Vadodara.

  • Dr. Mihir Khatri, Dr. Ambiga P.,  Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel,  Dr. Arti Agrawal attended workshop on 3D Cone Beam Computed Tomography held in October 2013 at 25th National IAOMR Conference, Lucknow.

  • Dr. Parimala D., Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj attended workshop on research methodology- method and technique, held in October 2013 at 25th National IAOMR Conference, Lucknow.

ONGOING DISSERTATION PROJECTS:

Junior resident

Title

Guide/Co-Guide

Dr. Arti Agrawal

Reliability and validity of modified Demirjian`s method of age estimation for a Pondicherry population.

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel; Dr. S.V.Srinivasan

Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

Mandibular bone remodeling changes and its correlation with calcaneus bone mineral density.

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel; Dr. S.V.Srinivasan

Dr. Parimala D.

Analysis of human bite marks on three different synthetic materials- A comparative study.

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel; Dr. S.V.Srinivasan

Dr. Nupur Bhardwaj

Anthropometric and cephalometric variables as risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea.

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel; Dr. S.V.Srinivasan

PUBLICATIONS:

Author/Co-Author

Title

Dr. Mihir Khatri

Co-Authors

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel

Dr. S.V. Srinivasan

 

A comparative study of overlay generation methods in bite mark analysis.

J Forensic Dent Sci, Jan- June 2013, Volume 5, Issue 1.

Dr. Kanmani R. Dr. Jimsha VK

Co-Authors

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel

Dr. S.V. Srinivasan

 

Diagnostic imaging of preoperative implant site-Past and present

Pondent July- December 2012, Volume 16, Number 2.

Dr. Ambiga P.

Co-Authors

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel

Prof. Dr. Ramesh V.

Dr. S.V. Srinivasan

Dr. Jimsha VK

Dr. Mihir Khatri

 

Malignant fibrous histiocytoma of maxilla- A case report.

J IAOMR, Jan- March 2013, Volume 25, Issue 1.

Dr. Md. Kamran Shakeel

Co-Authors

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel

Dr. S.V. Srinivasan

Dr. Jimsha VK

 

KlippelFeil syndrome- A case report.

Int J Dent Case Reports, Nov- December 2013, Volume 3, Issue 3.

Dr. Arti Agrawal

Co-Author

Prof. Dr. M. Jonathan Daniel

 

Segmental odontomaxillary dysplasia- A case report.

J Indian SocPedodPrev Dent; Jan- March 2014, Volume 32, Issue1.

 D.  DEPT.  OF ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY

Dr. N.J. Eswari, Associate Professor attended 37th Annual Conference of AOMSI at Hyderabad on November 27-31, 2012.

The following Postgraduate students attended 16th Midterm Conference / PG Convention of Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India, Mount Abu, Rajasthan on June 13-16, 2012 and presented the following Papers.

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr. R. Muthunagai

Ameloblastoma with cystic degeneration resembling Gorlin’s cyst – A case report

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. N.J. Eswari

Dr. Kayon Ratan

Autotransplantation of third molar – A case series

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Latha Asokan

Dr. Nithin Joseph Jude

KIMURA’s Disease of hard palate – A case report

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. M.R. Ramesh Babu

Dr. Mudit Agarwal

An unusual type of condyle dislocation in a trauma patient – A case report

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. K. Thirumurugan

 

The following Postgraduate students attended 37th Annual Conference of AOMSI at Hyderabad on November 27-31, 2012 and presented the following Posters.

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr. R. Muthunagai

Osteosarcoma of jaws

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. N.J. Eswari

Dr. Kayon Ratan

Comparison of open reduction & internal fixation vs the Gillies method in the treatment of zygomatic complex fractures

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Latha Asokan

Dr. Nithin Joseph Jude

TMJ ankylosis - Gap arthoplasty - Is it the solution???

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. M.R. Ramesh Babu

Dr. Mudit Agarwal

Fibrous dysplasia of craniofacial region – Current concepts of management

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. K. Thirumurugan

Dr. Saurabh Kamat &
Dr. Vikas Gahlawat

Condylar fractures – Maxillofacial Surgeon’s dilemma

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. N.J. Eswari &
Dr. Latha Asokan

The Postgraduate students Dr. R. Muthunagai, Dr. Kayon Ratan, Dr. Nithin Joseph Jude & Dr. Mudit Agarwal attended International Association for Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons – A Comprehensive Review Course on OMFS held at Bangalore on January 21-25, 2013. During this course Dr. Mudit Agrawal secured Second Place in Quiz Competition and was awarded International Edition of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology Book by Marx.

On going research activities are as follows :-

Junior Resident

Title

Guide

Co-Guide

Dr. R. Muthunagai

Collagen membrane in surgical treatment of oral submucous fibrosis – A Prospective Study.

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Eswari

Dr. Kayon Ratan

Comparison of ORIF & Gillies temporal approach for management of zygomatic complex fracture

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Latha Ashokan

Dr. Nithin Joseph Jude

Clinical study of 2.00 mm 8 hole curved (3D) strut plate in treatment of mandibular angle fractures : A prospective study

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. M.R. Ramesh Babu

Dr. Mudit Agarwal

Maxillary sinus floor augmentation comparing two different grafting materials – A Prospective clinical study

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. K. Thirumurugan

Dr. Saurabh Kamat

Alveolar segmental sandwich osteotomy for edentulous ridges with autogenous bone graft

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Eswari

Dr. Vikas Gahlawat

Clinical & radiographic evaluation of implants placed immediately & delayed into extraction site – A prospective study

Dr. K. Sankar

Dr. Latha Ashokan

 

PUBLICATIONS

 Dr. K. Sankar, Professor & Head

(i) Double layered closure of oral-antral fistula using buccal fat pad and buccal advancement flap – Journal of Natural Science, Biology Medicine, Vol 3, Issue 2, July 2012.

(ii) Subconjunctival haemorrhage following upper third molar extraction – A case report – Journal of Natural Science, Biology Medicine, Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan-Jun 2013.

Dr. N.J. Eswari, Associate Professor

Prospective analysis of frequency and contributing factors of nerve injuries following mandibular third molar surgery original article – Journal of Craniofacial Surgery 2010 May 21(3); 784-6.

Dr. M.R. Ramesh Babu, Assistant Professor

(i) Low flow vascular malformations of the buccal mucosa treated conservatively by sclerotherapy (3% Sodium tetradecyl sulfate) – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine, Vol 3, Issue 2, July 2012.

(ii) Double layered closure of oro-antral fistula using buccal fat pad & buccal advancement flap – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine, vol 3, Issue 2, July 2012.

(iii) Trichorhinophalangeal syndrome type 1 : A case report with literature review – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine, Vol 3, Issue 2, July 2012.

(iv) Luding’s Angina – An emergency – A case report with literature review, Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine, Vol 3, Issue 2, July 2012.

(v) Immediate implants in Anterior Maxillary alveolus – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine

(vi) Subconjunctival haemorrhage following upper third molar extraction – A case report – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine, Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan-Jun 2013

Dr. K. Thirumurugan, Assistant Professor

(i) Immediate implants in Anterior Maxillary alveolus – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine

(ii) Subconjunctival haemorrhage following upper third molar extraction – A case report – Journal of Natural Science, Biology & Medicine , Vol 4, Issue 1, Jan-Jun 2013

Postgraduate Students

1) Reconstruction of mandibular defect with PRP & alloplastic bone graft – A case report.

Dr. Arun Prasad, Dr. Atul Singh, Dr. Mudit Agrawal, Pondent

2) Autogeneous iliac crest graft for mandibular reconstruction – A case report

Dr. Muthunagai, Dr. Kayon Ratan, Pondent

 

 E. DEPT. OF CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY

Dr. S. Ganesan, Associate Professor attended 27th IACDE and 20th IES National Conference 6 – 9 December Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai.

Postgraduate students Dr. Saranya .R, Dr. Prakash Athiban P, Dr. Mithun Jith. K & Dr. Karthikeyan S attended the 13th postgraduate IACDE and IES convention held at Kasauli, 21st and 22nd April 2012. Dr. R. Saranya & Dr. Prakash Athiban attended a Pre Conference course on “Retreatment Endodontics” on 20th April.

Dr. Saranya .R

Paper - “Comparison of disinfection effectiveness of endodontic files –an invitro study”.

Dr. Prakash Athiban .P

Poster - “Determining the pH of root canals –An instant and innovative chair side procedure- Colour coding the root canals.” Best Poster awarded for the same.

Dr. Mithun Jith .K

Paper – “Fracture segment reattachment using fibre post- case reports”

Dr. Karthikeyan .S

Poster - “Tooth in Eye”

Postgraduate students Dr. Saranya .R, Dr. Prakash Athiban .P, Dr. Mithun Jith .K & Dr. Karthikeyan .S attended a lecture and Hands on workshop on MTA splinting and Post and core by Dr. Bruno Rosa in Sri Venkateshwara Dental College in Chennai on 3.5.2012.

Postgraduate students Dr. Mithun Jith .K, Dr. Karthikeyan .S & Dr. Saranya .S attended Lines and Lesions (definitive endo perio workshop) and Hands on course on “Crown lengthening, laser assisted procedure for endo perio lesions, managing perforation and repair, Hemisection and bicuspidization” held in Bangalore from 6.6.12 to 7.6.12.

            Postgraduate students Dr. Prasanna Kumar and Dr. Siddharth Shirsat attended “Recapitulation IV  Assessment and Analysis of In Vitro Methodologies” on 20th July 2012 at Meenakshi Ammal Dental College, Chennai.

Postgraduate students Dr. Saranya .R & Dr. Prakash Athiban .P attended the ICDRO World Congress Conference on Implant Esthetics, Guided bone regeneration and Endodontics at Goa on 15th, 16th September 2012 and presented the following papers

Dr. Saranya .R

Paper - “Determination of viability of periodontal ligament cells by Calendula officinalis and Camellia sinensis extract and their antimicrobial efficacy – an invitro study”.

Dr. Prakash Athiban .P

Paper – “Use of an innovative chairside pH monitoring method to compare the antimicrobial activity and substantivity of some commonly used irrigants”.

  The Paper presented by Dr Prakash Athiban .P was adjudged for the Best paper presentation award in Endodontics

            Postgraduate students Dr. Prasanna Kumar and Dr. Mithun Jith .K attended 27th IACDE and 20th IES National Conference 6 – 9 December Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai and presented following papers

Dr. Prasanna Kumar

Paper - “Effectiveness   of different varieties of green tea as mouth rinse - a comparative study”.

Dr. Mithun Jith .K

Paper – “Effectiveness & comparison of omeprazole with calcium hydroxide & chlorhexidine as an intracanal medication (icm)  against enterococcus faecalis”

           Postgraduate students Dr. Saranya .R, Dr. Prakash Athiban .P, Dr. Mithun Jith .K & Dr. Karthikeyan .S attended lectures “Finish line 13” on 21st – 23rd January 2013 at Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai.

            Postgraduate student Dr. Siddharth Shirsat attended Tooth Prints 1st edition Lecture and Hands on :Wave One by Dr Prabhat Singh at Saveetha Dental College Chennai

 Completed Dissertation Work

Dr. Mithun Jith .K

“Actimicrobial effect of copper water on endodontic microflora”

Dr. Karthikeyan .S

“Actibacterial activity of ficus bengalensis linn.. bark against specific cariogenic microrganisms”.

 Ongoing Dissertation Work

Dr. R. Saranya

“Comparative evaluation of effectiveness of Arginine - Calcium carbonate and Casein Phospho Peptide - Amorphous Calcium Phosphate in dentin hypersensitivity – a clinical study.”

Prakash Athiban P

“A comparative evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of Aloe vera, sesame oil and tea tree oil against the endodontic micro-organisms  –  an in-vitro study ”

Dr. Prasanna Kumar

“Antimicrobial efficacy of different varieties of green tea against endodontic microorganisms : An invitro comparative study”.

Dr. Siddharth Shirsat

“Effectiveness of MTAD versus ‘FACES’ (Formulation of Amoxycillin Clavulunic Acid EDTA & soapnut) against entrococcus fecalis : An invitro actimicrobial study”.

 PUBLICATIONS

 1) Evaluation of antimicrobial efficacy of Aloe vera and its effectiveness in decontaminating gutta percha cones, Journal of Conservative Dentistry, Vol:15, No.3, Page 246-248

Dr. Prakash Athiban, Dr. Bikash Jyoti Borthakur, Dr. S. Ganesan, Dr. B. Swathika

 2) Talon Cusp – Interdisciplinary Approach of Management – A Case Report & Brief Literature Review, Pondent, Bulletin of Mahatma Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Dental Sciences, Vol 16 (1), 2013

Dr. B. Swathika, Dr. S. Ganesan

 3) Non-syndromic multiple supernumeraries – a case report, JIDA, Tamilnadu (Sent for publication)

Dr. B. Swathika, Dr. S. Ganesan

 4) International Journal of Oral Health has accepted the manuscript entitled “Endodontic management of two rooted mandibular canine – An unusual case report” for consideration for publication.

Dr. Mithun Jith, Dr. Bikash Jyoti Borthakur

 5) Biologic restoration – Two case reports – Journal of Indian Dental association of Tamilnadu, April- May 2013.

Dr. Karthikeyan, Dr. Bikash Jyoti Borthakur, Dr. S. Ganesan, Dr. B. Swathika

 6) Antibacterial activity of Ficus bengalensis against human pathogens in Biomedicine International Journal.(Biomedicine 2012:32: 560-564)

Dr. Karthikeyan,

 

7) Treatment of Grossly decayed teeth using Canal Projection System (sent for Publication in Journal of Conservative dentistry)

Dr. Karthikeyan, Dr. Bikash Jyoti Borthakur

 

F. DEPT. OF PERIODONTICS

Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu, Professor & Head and Dr. D. Gandhimadhi, Associate Professor attended Dental Satellite Program, “Dento-facial Aesthetic Rehabilitation” – Patient First JICON 2012” at Anandha Inn, Puducherry on 28th November, 2012.

Dr. Grace Tara Paul, Assistant Professor attended lecture on “Recent concepts of Endo – Perio lesions” held on  6th June 2012 at “Lines and Lesions – 2012”, NIMHANS convention centre, Bangalore.

Dr. Grace Tara Paul, Assistant Professor attended 37th  National Conference of ISP on Oct 12th ,13th ,14th ,2012 at Shimla.

Postgraduate students Dr. Vineet Kashyap and Dr. Sivaranjani .P, I M.D.S attended 11th ISP Post Graduate convention, Lucknow on April 6th, 7th, 8th,2012 and presented the following papers.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

“An undiagnosed case of acute myeloid leukemia: a case report”

Dr. Sivaranjani .P

“Bigger picture beyond smaller lesions”

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S and Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S   attended lecture and live demonstrations on “Recent concepts of Endo – perio lesions” held on  6th June 2012 at “Lines and Lesions – 2012”, NIMHANS convention centre, Bangalore.

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S, Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S, Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended workshop on Implantology held on 4th ,5th August, 2012 at “Integrate 2012”, Mahe Institute of Dental Sciences, Mahe and presented the following posters.

Dr. S. Agila

E-poster - “ Periimplantitis – A risk factor of implant failure”.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap Dr. Sivaranjani .P

E-poster – “Ligaplant”

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S, Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended workshop on Research Methodology held on 13th ,14th August at “GIVADENT – 2012”, Annamalai University, Chidambaram and presented the following posters.

Dr. S. Agila
Dr. Vineet Kashyap
Dr. Sivaranjani .P

E-poster - “ Natural Implants – Myth or Reality” – was awarded Best E-Poster

Dr. Vineet Kashyap, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended ICDRO World Congress, held at Goa, organized by D.Y. Patil, Pune on September 12th , 13th , 14th and presented the following papers / E-posters.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

Paper - “Hard tissue regeneration ---in atypical bone losses”

Dr. Ajish Paul
Dr. Veena Vijayan

E - Poster - “Bone from gingiva – the future of bone grafting”

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S, Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended 37th  National Conference of ISP on Oct 12th ,13th ,14th ,2012 at Shimla and presented the following E-posters.

 Dr. S. Agila

E-poster - “Genetic polymorphisms in Phenytoin drug induced gingival enlargement – A trial study”.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

E-poster – “Root coverage with a free gingival autograft using diode laser-- a case report”

Dr. Sivaranjani .P

E-poster - “Papillon le fevre syndrome-a puzzling case report ”

Dr. Ajish Paul
Dr. Veena Vijayan

E - Poster - “Nanodentistry in Periodontics”

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S and Dr. Vineet Kashyap, II M.D.S  attended hands on workshop on “Improve your success in implantology” on 18th October, 2012 held at “FAMDENT NEOTECH SHOW 2012”, Chennai.

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S, Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended Dental Satellite Program, “Dento-facial Aesthetic Rehabilitation” – Patient First JICON 2012” at Anandha Inn, Puducherry on 28th November, 2012.

Postgraduate students Dr. S. Agila, III M.D.S, Dr. Vineet Kashyap & Dr. Sivaranjani .P, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended 5th Rapid review and revision course in Periodontology and Implantology – held at Faculty of Dental sciences, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai from Jan 24th to 27th ,2013.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap, II M.D.S and Dr. Ajish Paul & Dr. Veena Vijayan, I M.D.S attended 12th  ISP National PG Convention held at ITS dental college , Noida on 1st-3rd March, 2013 and presented the following papers.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

Paper - “Analysis Of C-Reactive Protein In Serum Of Patients With Aggressive Periodontitis -A Biochemical Study”

Dr. Ajish Paul

Paper - “Strawberry gingivitis as first presenting sign of Wegener’s Granulomatosis – A case report”

Dr. Veena Vijayan

Paper - “Periodontium – a mirror of systemic health”

 On going Dissertation projects:

Junior Resident (PG)

Title

Guide

Dr. S. Agila

Analysis of aspartate aminotransferase and alkaline phosphatase in saliva of patients with different periodontal conditions - a biochemical study.

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

Analysis of C- Reactive protein in serum of patients, with aggressive   periodontitis –A Biochemical study.

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Sivaranjani .P

A study on the Reliability of Gingival Crevicular Blood for the Assessment of Blood Glucose levels in patients with Chronic Periodontitis.

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Ajish Paul

Comparison of serum and salivary nitric oxide in inflammatory periodontal disease – A case-control study.

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Veena Vijayan

Analysis of salivary interleukin-1 beta level before and after periodontal phase 1 therapy in generalised chronic periodontitis   patients and healthy controls – a case control and interventional study

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

 

On going Library Dissertation projects:

Junior Resident (PG)

Title

Guide

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

Periodontal ligament

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Sivaranjani .P

Cementum

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Ajish Paul

Drugs and periodontium

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

Dr. Veena Vijayan

Salivary biomarkers

Prof. Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu

 

SHORT PROJECTS

 Dr. S. Agila

1)  A Clinical trial to evaluate the effects of Herbal mouth wash in comparison with chlorhexidine in chronic generalised periodontitis patients.

2)  Identification of CYP2C9 polymorphism by PCR-RFLP in Phenytoin induced gingival enlargement.

Dr. Vineet Kashyap

1) To assess the clinical benefit of either metronidazole and amoxicillin or doxycycline administered immediately after completion of full-mouth scaling and root planing(FRP) for treatment of generalized aggressive periodontitis—A clinical and biochemical study.

 

2) To compare the bone fill in angular bone loss after using; PRF alone, PRF plus allograft, and allograft alone.

 

3) Platelet rich fibrin, with or without alloplastic bone graft material for the treatment of intrabony defects in periodontitis patients- a randomized controlled clinical trial”.

 Dr. Sivaranjani .P

1) Use of PRF for the treatment of furcation defects in molars.

2) Use of metformin gel for the treatment of chronic periodontitis.

 Dr. Ajish Paul

Endothelial nitric oxide synthase glu298asp genetic polymorphism in periodontal diseases.

PUBLICATIONS

Dr. S.P.K. Kennedy Babu, Professor

  1. “Periodontitis associated with Palatoradicular groove – A case report” - Journal of Indian Dental Association of Tamilnadu – Oct to Dec 2012 / Vol 4 / No. 16
  2. “Perio-ortho interdisciplinary management for midline Diastema related to abnormal frenum and intrabony defect – A case report.” - International Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences – July to Dec 2012 Issue (Ahead of print)
  3. “Gene polymorphism in amlodipine induced gingival hyperplasia – A case report.” - Journal of Young Pharmacist – Dec 2012 / Vol 4 / No. 4.
  4. “Root coverage with free gingival autograft using Diode Laser” - Journal of Dental Lasers – July to Dec 2012 (Ahead of print)
  5. “CYP2C9 gene polymorphism in phenytoin induced gingival enlargement” – Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences” (Ahead of print).
  6. “Proresolving lipid mediators in the management of periodontal inflammation” – Pondent – Half yearly Bulletin, MGPGI – July-Dec 2012, Vol. XVI, No.2.

 

Dr. D. Gandhimadhi, Associate Professor

“Proresolving lipid mediators in the management of periodontal inflammation” – Pondent – Half yearly Bulletin,
MGPGI – July-Dec 2012, Vol. XVI, No.2.

 

Dr. S. Agila

1.      “Periodontitis associated with Palatoradicular Groove” – Journal of Indian Dental association of Tamilnadu, Volume 4, Issue 5, Oct – Dec 2012, 33-35.

2.       “Root coverage with a Free Gingival Autograft using a Diode Laser” – Journal of Dental Lasers , Volume 6, Issue 2, Jul – Dec 2012, 37-40.

3.      “Perio - Ortho Interdisciplinary Management for Midline Diastema Related to Abnormal Frenum and Intrabony Defect – A Case Report” - International Journal of Basic and Applied Medical Sciences, ISSN : 2277-2103, Volume 2, Issue 3, Sep – Dec 2012, 135 – 139.

4.      “CYP2C9  gene  polymorphism  in  phenytoin  induced    gingival enlargement – a case report” – Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences (accepted for publication – assigned to April – June 2013)

 

G. DEPT. OF ORTHODONTICS

Dr. A. Balamani, Professor attended the 8th Asia Pacific Orthodontic Conference and 47th Indian Orthodontic Conference 2012 from 29th November to 2nd December 2012 at New Delhi.

 

H. DEPT. OF ANATOMY

            Mr. R. Rajkumar, Assistant Professor & HOD I/c is appointed by the Syndicate of University of Madras to serve as a Member of Board of Studies in Anatomy for M.Sc. Anatomy Course for a period of three years (2009-2012).

            Mr. R. Rajkumar, Assistant Professor & HOD I/c participated and chaired a Scientific Session at the 30th Annual Conference of Association of Anatomists of Tamilnadu which was held at Saveetha Medical College, Chennai.

            Mr. R. Rajkumar, Assistant Professor & HOD I/c participated and presented a Scientific paper entitled “Effect of Phenytoin on Albino Rat Testis” at 60th National Conference of Anatomical Society of India, which was held at Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

 

I. DEPT. OF MICROBIOLOGY

            The Department of Microbiology has been carrying out regular diagnostic test such as Culture and Sensitivity, Serological tests like HBsAg, HIV, ASO, CRP, RE Factor, VDRLetc, Stool examination, Grams staining and Acid fast staining for the benefit for the patients attending the hospital.

            Dr. Jayaram, Professor & Head has been guiding MDS students for the Dissertation works. Dr. Karthikeyan, MDS and Dr. Mithunjith, MDS of Dept. of Conservative Dentistry did their dissertation in this department.

            Mrs. Priya Meenakshi did her M.Phil dissertation between January 2012 to June 2012 and submitted it to Periyar University, Salem. The work was carried out entirely in this department.

            Mr. Bahavath Singh, M.Sc. student from Periyar University has done his dissertation work in this department between January 2013 to March 2013.

            Dr. S. Jayaram, Professor & Head is the Editor in "Journal of Biomedicine" - published by the Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists from 2013-2015.

            Prof. Dr. S. Jayaram, Professor & Head received "V.V. Swaminathan Golden Jubilee Research Endowment Award" in the 34th Annual Conference of Indian Associate of Biomedical Scientists, held on 27th - 29th December, 2013 at Dr. ALM Post Graduate Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chennai-600 113.

The publications made from this department are as follows:

1)  Priya Meenakshi, S. Jayaram, P. Ayyasamy. Antibacterial effect of Ficus bengalensis on human pathogens. Biomedicine 2012, Vol 32(4); 560-564.

2)  Priya Meenakshi, S. Jayaram, N. Hemalatha. Antibacterial activity of Aloe vera extracts against human pathogens. International Journal of Biology, Pharmacy and Applied Sciences (2013), 2(3); 683-692.

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND AWARDS

The staff and students of this Institution are encouraged to participate in National Conferences and International Conferences. In this year, totally, 37 members attended the National Conferences, Seminars and Symposiums. Out of this, 56 papers were presented at National level from this Institution and 9 papers were adjudged as Best Papers at National level and were awarded.

             At present, 25 Scientific Projects are underway at various stages. 12 papers were published in various National and International Journals in this academic year.