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International Partners in Health
NYUCD Sponsors International Symposium on
Apatites and Correlative Biomaterials
 


From left, Dr. Alex Kuo, graduate of both the Advanced Education Program in Periodontics and MS Program in Biomaterials; Dr. LeGeros; Dr. Miho Inoue, graduate of the MS Program in Biomaterials; and Dr. Yu Zhang, Assistant Professor of Biomaterials and Biomimetics.




Dr. Racquel Z. LeGeros, Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics and Linkow Professor of Implant Dentistry, was the principal organizer, and NYUCD was the principal sponsor, of the September 2008 Fourth International Symposium on Apatites and Correlative Biomaterials. The event, held in Manila, Philippines, was cosponsored by Wuhan University of Technology in China; Saitama University in Japan; the National University of the Philippines; the University of the Philippines Dental School; HiMED, Inc.; Biomatlante; and Colgate-Palmolive; and it featured presentations by graduates of NYUCD's Advanced Education Program in Periodontics and MS Program in Biomaterials.