Ph.D. Program

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The Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology at Manav Rachna Dental College offers a PhD program designed to equip individuals with the advanced knowledge and research skills needed to become leaders in the field. The program emphasizes rigorous scientific inquiry and offers specialized training in the examination and diagnosis of oral and maxillofacial diseases.

Program Structure:

  • Open to individuals with a Master's degree in Oral Pathology or a related field.
  • Students conduct original research under the supervision of experienced faculty with diverse research interests.
  • The curriculum integrates coursework, seminars, and research activities, focusing on:
    • Oral and maxillofacial pathology: In-depth study of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws, and face.
    • Molecular and cellular biology: Understanding the biological mechanisms underlying oral diseases.
    • Microbiology and immunology: Exploring the role of microorganisms and the immune system in oral health and disease.
    • Diagnostic techniques: Mastering advanced methods for diagnosing oral pathologies.
    • Research methodologies: Acquiring skills in designing, conducting, and analyzing research studies.

Research Focus:

Potential research areas include:

  • Early detection and diagnosis of oral cancer and other oral diseases
  • Investigating the molecular basis of oral pathologies
  • Developing novel diagnostic tools and therapeutic approaches
  • Understanding the interplay between oral health and systemic diseases
  • Exploring the role of the oral microbiome in health and disease

Ongoing Research and Publications

Name of the Scholar Department Batch Broad Area Publications Indexing Patents
Dr. Azhar Ahmed Khan Oral Pathology & Microbiology 22-23 Forensic Odontology Nil - -