Save a Life : Stem Cell Donation

Stem cells have the unique ability to renew themselves and differentiate into adult cells. They play an important role in maintaining balance and homeostasis in the body.
On the 25th and 26th Of February , the MDRI (Marrow Donor Registry India) arranged an awareness drive and donation camp at D.Y.Patil Deemed to be University- School of Dentistry.

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A team of 6 was present in the campus , where interested candidates registered and one vial(4ml) of blood sample per head was taken for testing. The candidates later received a donor registration card , which will be useful in future , if they are found to be a match.

This drive saw close to120 participation from staff and students alike.