Bone Bank set up at Sindh Medical College (SMC)
News Submitted By: Ilm Ki Dunya
Karachi, The Sindh Medical College (SMC), an affiliated institution of the Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) has established a “Bone Bank,” with as many as 35 sets of complete human skeletons made available to students aspiring to study bones.
DUHS Pro Vice-Chancellor and SMC Principal Prof. Tariq Aziz said that the bone bank would help students to acquire artificial but high-quality bones for research and study purposes.
“Students can now get these bones issued in their name, similar to how they issue books from a library,” he said.
Prof. Aziz added that a need for this bone bank was being felt since long, as students faced a number of difficulties in acquiring bones for study purposes.
Dow Medical College Principal Junaid Ashraf highlighted the importance of Bone Bank, while Dr Tariq Kamal Jaffari, Dr Nighat Nisar and Dr Irfan Ashraf also spoke on the occasion.