The Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College organized a CDE on “Recent trends in the treatment and research of Alzheimer’s disease”on 19.03.2019, Tuesday from 11 AM to 12 Noon. Dr.Senthil Kumar, Senior Research Assistant, Mr. and Mrs. Ko Chi Ming centre for Parkinson’s disease research, Hong Kong Baptist University, who is also an adjunct professor of Saveetha University, was the resource person for the day. Dr.Ganesh Lakshmanan, Sr Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, introduced the speaker to the gathering.
The speaker discussed on the disease burden of Alzheimer’s disease on aging population, the economic burden of such diseases on developing nations. Then he briefed about the conventional treatment strategies and emphasized on new drug discoveries from traditional and alternative medicines. He also shared his experience in working on mice models using Chinese medicines. Mrs.Thenmozhi M.S, Head , Department of Anatomy, felicitated the Speaker and Dr.Dinesh Premavathy, Sr.Lecturer, delivered the vote of thanks.