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King's Collega London

December 2013

Research fellow recognised as a rising star of research

Dr Eileen Gentleman, an experimental scientist from King's College London Dental Institute, has been awarded a 2013 Philip Leverhulme Prize for her work on tissue engineering and regenerative medicine.
Each year, the Leverhulme Trust awards up to 30 prizes to recognise the achievements of researchers at an early stage of their career, whose work has already made an international impression, and whose future research holds exceptional promise.

Smiles all around as student wins dental skills competition heat
 Fifth year dental student Elizabeth Barry will represent King’s College London Dental Institute at a UK-wide dental clinical skills competition to be held at The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) in spring 2014, after being shortlisted by winning first place at the King’s Heat which took place at the Dental Institute on the evening of 13 November 2013. Elizabeth made it through to the final of this nationwide dental clinical skills competition after competing against 22 of her fellow dental students from the Dental Institute by demonstrating her clinical skills in undertaking a metal ceramic crown preparation on an upper canine tooth. Zamena Janmohamed was placed runner up and Sheila Nguyen came third

Congratulations to staff presented with Long Service Awards
  At the Long Service Award Ceremony on Tuesday 29 October at the Great Hall, Strand Campus the Principal congratulated staff for their long service to King’s. The ceremony was also attended by Vice-Principals, Heads of Schools and Heads of Directorates.Offering his warmest congratulations to all those receiving awards, the Principal Professor Rick Trainor commented: ‘This is an important opportunity for the College to recognise the loyalty and dedication of members of staff who have served the College for 25 or 40 years, and to express our appreciation and gratitude towards them.They have helped the College to grow into the strong and dynamic institution it is today. Their example enables us all to be proud of our association with King’s.’

February 2014
Dental Institute celebrates 20 years of craniofacial development

The Department of Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology at the Dental Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.
For two decades the Department has established itself as the leading and most influential research centre in craniofacial biology in the world. 13 Principal Investigator-led research groups with a total of over 100 research staff and students occupy state-of-the-art facilities on floor 27 of the Tower Wing, Guy’s Campus.


The cause of brain defects in CHARGE syndrome identified


An international group, led by Dr Albert Basson, Reader in the Department of Craniofacial Development & Stem Cell Biology at the Dental Institute, has identified a particular type of brain defect in patients with CHARGE syndrome and used mouse models to identify the cause of these abnormalities. This study was published in the journal eLife.CHARGE syndrome is a complex, devastating condition that affects approximately one in 10,000 children. In addition to birth defects of the eyes, ears, skeleton and nerves in the head, many children also suffer from intellectual disability and autism.

Oral Health Sciences K. University of Leuven (2012-2013)

Doctoral degrees
Amol CHALIDARI  Prosthetic dentistry
Myriam SHAHBAZIAN  Oral imaging
Sent hamaraiseivi PALANIAPPAN  Operative dentistry and Dental Materials

Student Awards

Jeroen VAN DESSEL May 2013 first prize oral presentation Bauru Brazil
Guozhi ZHANG February  2013 First prize Medical Imaging Congress Florida USA.
Maryam SHABAZIAN Best Poster Award Bergen June 2013.
Tine OYAERT Best poster Conress VVT Oostende May 2013.
Els GORISSEN Best student in clinical operative dentistry
Marjan LAMBRECHTS Best student in Endodontics


Faculty of Dental Surgery  The Royal College of Surgeons of Edingburgh

The Dental Faculty will be holding its main events of the year on 23-24 October.
Program lectures, the Annual General Meeting and Triennial Dinner.

Professor Richard Ibbetson, the Dean of Dental Faculty will step down this month.
In his fare well speech he stated:
“It has been a great privilege to serve as Dean and I would like to thank the Dental membership for the great support I have received over the past three years. I have worked with some wonderful people across the breadth of the College.




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