SANTIAGO GARCIA LARRAIN

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Santiago García Larrain was born in Santiago, Chile, in 1994. He studied his bachelor and master’s degree in Dentistry at the Universidad de los Andes in Chile between 2013 and 2019. He worked almost two years in the Regional Department of the Ministry of Health, in charge of Covid-19 PCR and Antigen testing strategy. While working there, he started (2021) a postgraduate specialty program in Oral and Maxilofacial Radiology at the Universidad de los Andes, Chile. During his current specialty studies, he is doing an internship at the KU Leuven under the tutelage of Prof. dr. Reinhilde Jacobs, specifically helping PhD student Catalina Moreno Rabie in an investigation of the effects of antiresorptive medications on the jaw bones and the potential risk factors to developing Medication-related osteonecrosis of the Jaws (MRONJ); and Dr. Sergio Lins in the development of AI software that recognizes mandibular incisive canal in Cone-Beam CT.