Timeline for Research and Publication

Timeline for Research and Publication


  • Establishment of college
  • Commencement of research at faculty and undergraduate level


  • Commencement of postgraduate level research
  • Establishment of Institutional Review Board
  • Establishment of Institutional Ethics Committee


  • Department of Biotechnology (DBT) funded project started in Department of Oral Pathology
  • Establishment of Cell Culture Lab
  • Establishment of Immunohistochemistry lab


  • IEC Registered under Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
  • Published institutional journal


  • Establishment of Research committee
  • 5 faculty approved as PhD guides under KUHS
  • PhD Awarded to Dr Smitha C, Sr Lecturer on the topic “Design & development of phytochemical loaded Regenerative Hydrogel Scaffold & Biocomposite for Management of Oro-dental infections” from Karpagam University, Coimbatore


  • Dr Babu Mathew, Professor Emeritus appointed as Director, Research
  • PhD Awarded to Dr Ambili R, Professor on the topic “The expression of transcription factors NF-kB and STAT3 in periodontal disease and evaluation of efficacy of a herbal drug andrographolide for periodontal therapy” from University of Kerala
  • 3 more faculty approved as PhD guides under KUHS


  • Four departments got approval as Research Center from   KUHS (Dept of Periodontics, Department of Oral medicine and radiology, Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
  • 1 more faculty approved as PhD guide under KUHS
  • PhD program started in Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine and Radiology under KUHS


  • Formation of Department of Research and Publications and Dr Ambili R was appointed as Director
  • Centre for PhD Research by NITTE
  • I PhD guide approved under NITTE


  • PhD awarded to Dr Neethu Suresh, Reader on the topic “Effectiveness of a school oral health education intervention among 6–12-year-old children in Thiruvananthapuram educational district: A cluster randomized controlled trial” from Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum.
  • Research department conducted scientific program on research grant writing and IPR by eminent faculty members.


  • Central research laboratory was started with facilities to conduct molecular biology research
  • PMS Innovation and incubation hub was started with the aim of stimulating and facilitating innovative research ideas of students and faculties
  • A major research funding of 10 lakhs was sanctioned from Department of Science and Technology