The Department of Biomedical Research Unit and Lab Animal Centre (BRULAC) and Dental Research Cell (DRC), Saveetha Dental College has organized a CDE program on “Importance and Relevance of Pre-Clinical in vivo and in vitro Studies in Dental Research” for I year MDS students on 18th May 2018. The Speaker for the Guest lecture was Dr. S. Priya, Reader and Head, Department of Pharmacology, Sathyabama Dental College and Hospital, Chennai.



Dr. M. Karthik Ganesh presented the welcome address and introduced the speaker to the august gathering of Postgraduate students and staffs of Saveetha Dental College.

In her lecture Dr. S. Priya discussed the fundamentals of Research and various fields of research. Then she outlined systematically the pre-clinical trials on in vivo and in vitro models. In each pre-clinical studies, she gave a clear overview about the current studies undergoing and the models available in general and also with respect to dental sciences. It was an apt speech as it fulfilled all needed insights into research and what is required for Postgraduate students at the initial stage of their research carrier. The Speaker correlated all pre-clinical trials with updated experimental examples. The Speaker gave a special emphasis to the in vivo and in vitro experimental studies with lots of dental correlations and applications.

The Speaker Dr. S. Priya was felicitated then presented with certificate and gift by Dr. D. Ezhilarasan, Dr. J. Vijayashree Priyadharsini, Dr. A. Padmaraj. The session was concluded with Vote of Thanks delivered by Mr. N. Ashok Vardhan.