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4th International Saliva Summit Of India (SALSI) 2022

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Official Hashtag: #salsi


Organised By: Indian Academy For Clinical And Dental Genetics(IACDG)


SALSI is accredited by American Council of Training And Development (ACTD)

Registrations Open


SALSI 2022 Inaugural Ceremony: January 28, 2022

International Plenary Speakers


Paul D. Slowey

CEO, Oasis Diagnostics® Corporation and Managing Member of Bamburgh Marrsh LLC, Vancouver WA, USA

Topic:  The Growing Impact Of Salivary Biomarkers On The Field Of Invitro Diagnostics 

Date of presentation: January 28, 2022    Time: 11:00 am - 11:40 am IST

David Wong

Dr David T. W. Wong

Professor, Associate Dean for Research, Director for UCLA Center for Oral/Head & Neck Oncology Research (COOR), Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry
Topic: Saliva Liquid Biopsy
Date of Presentation: January 29, 2022
Jill Maron

Dr Jill L. Maron

(MD, MPH) Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine

Topic:  Developing And Integrating Novel Salivary Diagnostic Platforms Into Newborn Care

Date: January 28, 2022

International Keynote Speakers

Dr Manuel Jimenez Lopez

Manuel J. Lopez

Professor, Dept. of Psychology and Pshychobiology, UNIVERSIDAD INTERNACIONAL DE LA RIOJA, SPAIN

Topic: Saliva as useful monitoring and diagnostic tool in mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic 

Date: January 28, 2022


Dr Debora Heller

Assistant Professor, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul , Brazil; Co-Founder Ventnostics, USA

Topic: COVID-19, Saliva And Dentistry : The Discoveries And Lessons That Will Stay With Us Forever

Date: January 28, 2022

Dr Wayne Leifert

Wayne Leifert

Principal Research Scientist,Molecular Diagnostic Solutions,CSIRO, Australia

Topic: Saliva Omics To Identify A Molecular Diagnostic Signature For Alzheimer's Disease

Date: January 28, 2022


Dr. Charles F. Streckfus

Professor, Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences, Adjunct Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston,Department of Diagnostic & Biomedical Sciences

Topic: Salivary Proline Rich Peptide Decreases Cell Growth In a HCC38 Triple Negative Breast Cancer Cell Line

Date: January 28, 2022

Dr. W. M. Tilakaratne

Dr. W. M. Tilakaratne

Professor of Oral Pathology, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Past President: International Association of Oral Pathologists
Topic:Update on salivary biomarkers in Oral Cancer
Date: January 29, 2022
Co-author: Nadisha Piyarathne
Department of Basic Sciences, Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

International Guest Speaker


Dr Himanshu Bhatia

CEO. RICOVR Healthcare Inc, USA
Topic: Novel technology for drug and disease detection using saliva 
January 29, 2022

Dr. Lavinia Alberi Auber

Director, Swiss Integrative Centre For Human Health, Switzerland
Topic: Salivary proteomics identifies TTR as a biomarker of early dementia conversion
Date of Presentation: January 29, 2022

Hanh Nguyen-Kim

Scientist at Department of Microbiology, Swiss Integrative Centre For Human Health, Switzerland
Topic: Direct COVID Salivary diagnostics: a comparative technical study
Date of Presentation: January 29, 2022
Dr Sonia

Dr. Sonia Sonia

CEO, Stanley Origin, Australia
Topic: Saliva as a tool for monitoring health
Date of Presentation: January 30, 2022
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Dr. Silvia Sabry Tawfik Tadros

Head of quality assurance unit at Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine and Surgery, MISR University for Science and Technology, Egypt
Topic: A spot light on: The salivary parameters and caries prevalence
Date of Presentation: January 30, 2021

National Keynote Speakers


Dr. Gargi Roy Goswami

Founder & Director, KROYNAS Pvt. Ltd, Chairman & Founder, SALSI
Topic: Top 5 Tools You Need To Play With Saliva
Date: January 30, 2022

Dr. Shriram Raghavan

Senior Vice President, Jananom Pvt. Ltd, Vice President, Evolva Biotech,Coimbatore
Topic: Financing Your Dream Dental Enterprise During Pandemic Times- New Age Dental Startups
Date: January 30, 2022
Dr Vandana Shah

Dr Vandana Shah

Professor & Head, Department of Oral Maxillofacial Pathology, K M Shah Dental College & Hospital, Gujarat
Topic: Salivary Biomarkers- Role In Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders 

Date: January 29, 2022

National Guest Speakers


Dr Rujuta Patil

Scientific Head & Assistant Editor, Genomeden, KROYNAS Pvt. Ltd.
Topic: VEGF In Saliva vs GCF As A Potential Marker Of Periodontal Disease In Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Date: January 29, 2022
Dr Swapna Patankar

Dr Swapna Patankar

Assistant Professor, Dept of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University,Dental College and Hospital, Pune
Topic:  Salivary Biomarkers for Alzheimer's Disease
Date: January 28, 2022

Dr Gaganjot Kaur

Professor & Head, Dept of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Dental College, Ludhiana
Topic: Covid 19 Pandemic: The Salivary significance with an insight to
the oral mucosal outcome and precise nutritional status.
Date: January 30, 2022

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Learn from the pioneers!


Dr Thamiz Chelvan

Professor & Head, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Sri Ram Chandra University of Higher Education, Chennai
Topic: A Glimpse At Salivary Candida Colonization And Inhaled Steroids
Date: January 29, 2022

Dr Priyanka Kapoor

Professor & Incharge, Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Faculty of Dentistry, Jamia Milia Islamia Central University, New Delhi
Topic: Salivary microRNAs and protein markers in oral diseases and tooth movement: Evidence based perspective and future prospects 
Date: January 29, 2022

Dr Aman Chowdhry

Professor, Dept of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty Of Dentistry, Jamia Milia Islamia Central Univeristy, New Delhi
Topic: Saliva and COVID19: Emerging And Future Challenges 
Date: January 29, 2022
Dr Priya Deo

Dr Priya Deo

Assistant Professor, Dept of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University,Dental College and Hospital, Pune
Topic: Conducting An Oral Microbiome Research - A Blueprint 
Date: January 29, 2022
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Dr Kirpa Johar

Director, Haridaan Laser Foundation & Haridaan Laser Academy, Bangalore, India
Topic: Laser Therapy: A Boon for Oral mucositis, dry mouth due to lack of saliva post chemotherapy in cancer patients
Date: January 30, 2022
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SALSI 2022 Online Activities

Date & Schedule

Activity One 
Topic:: Saliva & COVID19 LIVE Online Workshop

Date: January 30, 2022   Time: 10:00 am to 10:30 am IST

Activity Two
Topic::Banana Box - An Out of The Box SALSI 2022 Activity - Pull Out The DNA:LIVE Q & A

Date: January 30, 2022   Time: 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm IST


KRRIA: Dr Kamalesh Roy Research Idea Award

Details and Schedule

  1. LIVE Presentation Sessions By KRRIA Applicants
  2. Question and Answer Round by KRRIA Jury

Date: January 30, 2022  Time: 2:30pm - 3:30 pm IST

Online Paper & Poster

Online Paper & Poster Presentations


Date: January 28 , 2022

TIme: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm IST

Date: January 29 , 2022

TIme: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm IST

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Virtual Coffee Sessions

LIVE Interactive Sessions for  participant interactions, delegate networking, discussions and more

Date and Schedule: 

  1. January 29, 2022 (Saturday) from 4:30 - 5:15 pm IST - LIVE Coffee Session On Mental Health Challenges And Solutions During The Pandemic
  2. January 30, 2022 (Sunday) from 11:00 am - 11:00 45 pm IST -SALSI 2022 Game : Personality Test To Know Your Best Career Choices

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 SALSI 2022 Experts And Jury For Activities & Competitions


Dr Apurva Garg

Consultant Head & Neck Oncosurgeon

Choithram Hospital & Research Centre

Indore, India

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Dr Ankita Chandra

Staff Surgeon (Dental), BDS (India),

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India


Dr R K S Mangesh Dash

President CHDNLR

Award Winning NLP Expert and Hypnotherapist

SALSI 2022 Session Chairs


Prof.(Dr )Vandana Shah

HOD, Dept. Of Oral Pathology

KMSDCH, Vadodara, Gujarat

Dr.S.Shabana Fathima MDS;
Department of Oral pathology,
Srivenkateshwaraa Dental college
Ariyur, Puducherry

Dr Deepa Ponnaiyan

Department of Periodontics

SRM Dental College and Hospital,Ramapuram, Chennai


Dr. Supriya  Kheur

Professor and Head
Department of Oral Pathology
Dr. D.Y.Patil Dental College and Hospital
Pimpri, Pune
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Dr Gaganjot Kaur
Professor & Head
Dept of Oral Pathology and Microbiology
SKSS Dental College, Ludhiana

Dr Bennete Fernandes

Faculty of Dentistry, SEGi
University, Malaysia