Dr Noman delivers lecture in SKIMS Soura
Srinagar, July 16: Dr Noman Mufti, a scholar at the University of Texas USA, delivered a lecture on use of innovative nano-technology in medicine at SKIMS Soura here today.
In his comprehensive presentation on applications of nanotechnology in medicine, Dr Noman enlightened the audience by emphasizing its importance and use for diagnosis and treatment of various diseases.
“Though the nano-technology is seen as a beneficial tool in health area, but it has challenges too like bioaccumulation and long term cytotoxity. Nano-technology has a wider use in vascular tissue engineering, bone growth, neuronal repair and stem cell differentiation, Dr Mufti said.
Dr. Mufti explained that given the significance of nano-technology, patients at large can be benefited by it around the globe. “This technology is very beneficial in early detection of diseases like tumors, alzheimer's. The carcinoma patients no more need to undergo chemotherapy, as per the advances in this field just localized magnetic oscillation can be effective and useful,” he said.
On the occasion, Prof Showkat A. Zaragar, Director SKIMS appreciated the young scholar for his understanding of the subject and contribution through his lecture. He said that the residents were benefit from his deliberations and called for more such events and lectures. The lecture was attended by senior faculty and residents, PGs, Jr. Residents and other professionals, the SKIMS PRO Kulsoom Bhat said in a statement.
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