Fitria Hayuningtyas, student of Faculty of Medicine, Unissula 2015 had the opportunity to attend International Conference for Healthcare and Medical Students (ICHAMS) at Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland. The conference which was attended by medical students and medical scholars worldwide took place from 15 – 17 February 2018.
ICHAMS is a conference for undergraduate students and medical students to present their research to health experts.
As the only delegation from Indonesia, Fitria Hayuningtya delivered a scientific paper entitled “The effect of TNF-alpha in injured mice serum on Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor level of Mesenchymal Stem Cells”.
In her research, she discussed the benefits of stem cells. The therapy is carried out by injecting stem cells in certain doses that are useful to repair damaged cell tissue to form a new cell tissue.
“The injection therapy of stem cells is useful for patients who suffer rotting wound that must be amputated because the cells are dead. By injecting stem cells can give new hope to the patient because stem cells will repair the tissue so there is no need for amputation”, she said.
Meanwhile, Vice Rector III, Sarjuni S.Ag., M.Hum., highly appreciates the students’ achievements in every International event. Moreover, when they can give scientific contribution in the field of medicine. “Unissula is committed to continuously develop its student potentials and one of which through the participation of students at international events. It is getting great when students are able to make a real contribution to the development of the world in the international arena and we will certainly support them”, he concluded.