The Alpha Omega London Chapter has awarded the inaugural Dr John Zamet Memorial Prize to Martin R Ling for his research study ‘An investigation into the chemotactic accuracy of peripheral blood neutrophils from patients with chronic periodontitis’.
The John Zamet Memorial Prize was established to recognise and commemorate the significant contribution made to clinical periodontology by the late Dr John Zamet.
Dr Zamet was an honorary consultant and senior research fellow at the UCL Eastman Dental Institute, a Past President and Honorary Member of the British Society of Periodontology and the founder Chairman and a Trustee of the Alpha Omega London Chapter and Charitable Trust.
On an evening featuring a lecture from Professor Dianne Rekow, Martin R Ling presented a short summary of his research to colleagues before receiving his prize from Mrs Susan Zamet.
Alpha Omega is the world’s oldest international dental organisation, representing many thousands of active dentists and dental students across the world.
Renowned for its educational and philanthropic work, Alpha Omega aims to promote professionalism and excellence in all areas of dentistry, and is open to members of any age, belief or background.
To learn more about the John Zamet Memorial Prize, or for more information on Alpha Omega’s world-class lecture programme, visit www.alphaomegauk.co.uk