Faculty of Dentistry news
This position, available for a period of 1year, is to complete a research project on the effects of chiral molecules on the properties of brushite ceramic. The person accepted into this position will be expected to build upon previous work done in the lab to extend our findings that chiral molecules exert regulatory hierarchical control over the properties brushite ceramic.
Two McGill Dentistry teams are working on getting their products to market. Assistant Professor Dr. Faleh Tamimi and his team and Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Ashwaq Al-Hashedi presented their projects at this year McGill Dobson Cup, an annual startup competition for the McGill community. Dr. Al-Hashedi will continue on to the final round of the competition. Read more here.
ALUMNI COCKTAIL RECEPTION VANCOUVER The Copper Chimney Bar 567 Hornby Street Vancouver Thursday, March 9 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. RSVP by February 28, 2017carol [dot] dsouza [at] mcgill [dot] ca 514-398-4400 x0188
The Outreach Gala 2017 Are you ready to go big, or go home? Come join the McGill Faculty of Dentistry at this year’s Outreach Gala on Thursday February 23rd, 2017 for an event to remember - ‘A Night in Vegas'! This year's Gala will take place at Plaza Antique and will include champagne at the door, 1 free drink coupon, cocktail hour before dinner, three course meal & wine, DJ, dancefloor, live performances, blackjack and roulette tables with professional dealers, a photo booth, silent auction and raffle.
A new study in mice suggests that scientists may someday be able to treat nerve pain by transplanting embryonic nerve cells to restore a broken nervous system. Laura Stone, assistant professor at McGill University's Alan Edwards Center for Research on Pain in Montreal, praised the study. Read more on MedicineNet
On May 19th, in conjunction with the 10th World Biomaterials Congress, the MDGSS hosted a seminar with special speaker Dr. David Mooney, of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Wyss Institute, Harvard University. See some photos of the event here.
Congratulations to Master’s student Omar Sabsoob! His poster presentation "Factors Associated with Acute and Chronic Painful Temporomandibular Disorders" earned him the Réseau en Santé Buccodentaire et Osseuse (RSBO) Best Poster Presentation Award on March 11th, and the Pain Joint Retreat 2016 Best Poster Presentation Award in April 2016.
Congratulations to recent M.Sc. graduate and current Ph.D. student Murali Ramamoorthi! Supervised by Dr. Simon Tran, Murali has been awarded a Doctoral Training Award by the Fond de Recherche en Santé du Québec (FRSQ) for his research project "Mitigating Radiation Induced Damage to Salivary Glands by Radiopaque Radiosensitizing Nanoparticle Formulation".
Mohamed Amine Mezour (PostDoc) "Synthesis and characterization of ordered bioceramics" (Advisor: Dr. Faleh Tamimi) Garthiga Manickam (PhD) "The use of PHOSPHO1 for improved bone fracture healing" (Supervisor: Dr. Monzur Murshed)
In the News: "Why some dental implants work and others don't" a study by Drs Tamimi & Abi-Nader Official Press Release here