nanoDENTISTRY: An Evidence-based Tale of Two Careers - Journey from traditional to multidisciplinary Dentistry, with a nano twist
24th World Congress on Dentistry and Oral Health
June 12-13, 2017 London, UK

Ziyad S Haidar

University of the Andes, Chile

Keynote: Dentistry


Synopsis: A seminar envisioned to broaden horizons of into (a) the importance of evidence-based and translational research and (b) impact of biomaterials, bioengineering, pharmaceutics and nano-bio-technology R&D&i on medicine in general and dentistry in specific, via realistic demonstration of breaking barriers for innovation.

Biography :

Ziyad S. Haidar D.D.S., Cert Implantol, M.Sc. OMFS, MBA, Ph.D. Research Professor and Scientific Director, Faculty of Dentistry, Universidad de los Andes, Santiago de Chile; is a dentist (DDS, AUST, UAE), oral implantologist (Cert Implantol UMDNJ, USA), oral and maxillofacial surgeon (M.Sc., McGill U, CANADA) and Health Care Organization Management Specialist (MBA, JMSB, CANADA) with a doctorate (Ph.D., McGill U, CANADA) in biomaterials, drug delivery and tissue engineering, followed by post-doctoral training at the Shriners Hospital, McGill University Health Center, Montreal, Canada. He is the Founder and Head of the Biomaterials, Pharmaceutical Delivery and Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Tissue Engineering Laboratory and Research Group (BioMAT’X), a newly-established R&D&I unit within the expanding Centro de Investigación Biomédica (CIB) and Facultad de Odontología, Universidad de los Andes in Santiago de Chile. Ziyad is also a Faculty member in the Ph.D.