Extracellular matrix and biomineralization (phosphorylated and glycosylated proteins, proteoglycans, phospholipids, metalloproteinases) - Development of dental tissues: dentinogenesis, amelogenesis - Pulp biology, adult STEM cells, recruitment, and differentiation- Tissue engineering - biocompatibility of restorative biomaterials with pulp cells.
Dr. Potdar completed his Ph.D. from Tata Memorial Centre Mumbai, India, in 1991 and work in the area of cancer research for more than 30 years. Dr. Potdar has expertise in the field of cancer research & stem cell research. Dr. Potdar has been associated with several organizations as a Director & Consultant of Cancer Genetics and Stem cell Biology. He has published more than 90 papers in Medical Journals and trained more than 1000 students all over India & abroad in this field of Molecular Medicine & Stem Cell Biology. Dr. Potdar has been honored with the position of Secretary for Scientific Advisory and Ethics Committees of Jaslok Hospital for 7 years. He is a Founder Member & Ex-Vice President of “Molecular Pathology Association of India (MPAI). Besides this Dr. Potdar is a recipient of the prestigious National Institute of Health (NIH), USA award and also worked as a faculty scientist at World topmost Cancer Centre “M.D. Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA” for almost 3 years. Recently he has been awarded the “ Excellence Research Award 2020” by the Institute of Scholar, Bangalore, India.
Molecular Virology, Biology, Genetics & Drug Discovery.
Dr. Kaur graduated from LHMC Delhi in 1980 topping in medicine in all 3 medical colleges thereby getting the DR Devi Chand Gold medal from the late PM Smt Indira Gandhi&also topped in all the MBBS subjects prior to that eg anatomy, pathology, biochem, etc making her basics sound & later she managed the endocrine clinic in PGI Chandigarh during her MD days. Following that she reported the 40th world case hydrometrocolpos working in Saudi Arabia &has been working in the field of neuroendocrinology of obesity. GnRH control along with the role of kisspeptins, prokinetics in human reproduction, AIDS &Cancer –during this period she managed to successfully treat the first case of nongestational choriocarcinoma of the uterine body in a young girl medically thereby preserving her fertility-the first case in the world literature of its kind.
Expertise in the areas of Microbiology, pathology of various infectious diseases, Gynecology