AMU Professor Gets First Copyright From The Government Of India For Her Work On Dental Caries

AMU Professor Gets First Copyright From The Government Of India For Her Work On Dental Caries

Aligarh, April 3 (TNA) Prof Saima Yunus Khan, Chairperson, Department of Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, Dr Z.A. Dental College, Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has been awarded the copyright by the Government of India for her original innovative work on an evidence-based Indian Caries Risk Assessment tool for the children up to 6 years of age.

She started to work on the project in 2021, after receiving the John Clarkson Fellowship from the Prestigious International Association for Dental Research. Being the first Indian to receive this fellowship, she collaborated with Dr. Gerald Niznick, College of Dentistry, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences University of Manitoba, Canada.

According to Dr. Saima, the CRA tool would be beneficial to Indian children as it addresses the risk factors of early childhood caries in Indian preschoolers. It’s a small compact tool form that can be used with ease by the masses in hospital or field settings.

The Dean of, the Faculty of Medicine and the Principal, of J.N. Medical College, Prof Veena Maheshwari, and the Principal, Dr Z. A. Dental College & Hospital, Prof R.K. Tewari congratulated Prof. Saima on her exemplary achievement.

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