King’s Dentistry PhD student Reham Eisa Alharatani has been awarded the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Research Prize. The prize was presented for her study entitled “Novel mutations in the CTNND1 gene underlie oral clefts”.
Reham has just submitted her PhD thesis, a collaborative project between the Centre for Craniofacial & Regenerative Biology under the supervision of Professor Karen J. Liu and the Paediatric Dentistry Department, Centre of Oral, Clinical & Translational Sciences under the supervision of Professor Marie Thérèse Hosey.
Reham had also received a Faculty of Dental Surgery/Royal College of Surgeons - British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Small Grants Award for her study entitled "Novel genetic contributions in patients with orofacial cleft anomalies”, she was presented the award in 2017 by Professor Nigel Hunt at the 70th anniversary of the Faculty of Dental Surgery of Royal College of Surgeons of England.
Reham has been a student at King’s since 2011 when she joined the MSc in Paediatric Dentistry and subsequently gained her Membership of Paediatric Dentistry at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (MPaedDent). Notably, she also won the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry Clinical Governance Prize in 2016.