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DIETARY PROTEIN INTERACTS WITH POLYGENIC RISK SCORES AND MODULATES THE SERUM CONCENTRATIONS OF C-REACTIVE PROTEIN IN OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE MALAYSIAN ADULTS

Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini for her recent publication entitled, 'Dietary Protein Interacts with Polygenic Risk Scores and Modulates the Serum Concentrations of C-Reactive Protein in Overweight and Obese Malaysian Adults' in Nutrition Research (Impact Factor 2021 = 3.876, Tier 2 Journal in Nutrition & Dietetics). This publication is in collaboration with the University of Leeds, United Kingdom and the University of Nottingham, Malaysia.


PREDICTORS OF ANTIBODY RESPONSES FOR COVID-19 BOOSTER VACCINATION: A MULTIPLE REGRESSION MODEL

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat, Professor Dr Amaluddin Bin Ahmad, Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc, and Assistant Professor Ts Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat (Principal Investigator), Professor Dr Amaluddin Bin Ahmad (Co-investigator), Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc (Co-investigator), and Assistant Professor Ts Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing (Co-investigator) for being awarded the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) worth RM 159,000 for the project entitled 'Predictors of Antibody Responses for COVID-19 Booster Vaccination: A Multiple Regression Model'.


COMBINATION OF TALAZOPARIB AND CALCITRIOL ENHANCED ANTICANCER EFFECT IN TRIPLE−NEGATIVE BREAST CANCER CELL LINES

Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini, Mr Wong Fu Hou, Assistant Professor Dr Edmond Ng Siah Chye, Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat and Assistant Professor Ts Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini (Corresponding Author), Mr Wong Fu Hou (First Author), Assistant Professor Dr Edmond Ng Siah Chye (Co-author), Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat (Co-author), and Assistant Professor Ts Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing (Co-author) for their recent publication entitled, 'Combination of Talazoparib and Calcitriol Enhanced Anticancer Effect in Triple−Negative Breast Cancer Cell Lines' in Pharmaceuticals (Impact Factor 2021 = 5.215, Tier 1 Journal in Pharmacology & Pharmacy).


MEDICAL PROGRAMME PRECLINICAL LABORATORY PRACTICAL MANUAL, VOLUME 1

Professor Ts Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen, Associate Professor Dr Kyu Kyu Win, Assistant Professor Puvaneswaren A/L Parmasivam and Ms Teoh Siew Hoon |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Ts Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen (Chief Editor), Associate Professor Dr Kyu Kyu Win (Editor), Assistant Professor Puvaneswaren A/L Parmasivam (Editor) and Ms Teoh Siew Hoon for publishing a book entitled, ‘Medical Programme Preclinical Laboratory Practical Manual, Volume 1’ in August 2022 with E-ISBN 978-967-2782-38-4.


CONGRATULATIONS TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR FARAHNAZ AMINI AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR EDMOND NG SIAH CHYE

Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini and Assistant Professor Dr Edmond Ng Siah Chye |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini and Assistant Professor Dr Edmond Ng Siah Chye, for being invited as Speakers at the Philippine Academy of Dermatologic Surgery Foundation, Inc. (PADSFI) 19th Annual Congress, on the topic of Dermatologic Surgery: Define, Refine, Reinvent from 24-25 June 2022 held at PADSFI Office, Medical Plaza Ortigas, San Miguel Avenue, Pasig City, Philippines.


HIGH IMPACT RESEARCH PROGRAMME

Fiona Ho Jing Min, Ngu Hui Ling, and Clarice Siow Jing Rou |  Doctor of Medicine (MD)

Congratulations to Fiona Ho Jing Min, Ngu Hui Ling, and Clarice Siow Jing Rou on being selected by Harvard University for a year-long high impact research programme at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the United States under UCSI's Star Trek Programme - an initiative that sees the world’s best universities selecting UCSI students for high-impact research.


IMPACT OF DIFFERENT DIETARY SODIUM REDUCTION STRATEGIES ON BLOOD PRESSURE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW

Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen for her recent publication entitled ‘Impact of different dietary sodium reduction strategies on blood pressure: A systematic review‘ in Hypertension Research (Impact Factor 2021 = 5.573, Tier 2 in Peripheral Vascular Disease).


FUNDAMENTAL RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME (FRGS)

Assistant Professor Mohamad Fadzly |  Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Mohamad Fadzly and team for being awarded RM114,000.00 in the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) grant.


WINNING FIRST PLACE IN THE FIRST N2RTU WORKSHOP ON NUTRIGENETICS, NUTRIGENOMICS AND DATA ANALYSIS FOR PRECISION NUTRITION

Dr Vaidehi Ulaganathan |  Head of Programme, BSc (Hons) Nutrition with Wellness, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations Dr Vaidehi Ulaganathan for winning First Place in the assessment on "Statistical Genetics" and the debate on "Personalised Nutrition" in the First N2RTU Workshop on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Data Analysis for Precision Nutrition. This event was organised by the University of Reading, UK and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.


WINNING THIRD PLACE IN THE FIRST N2RTU WORKSHOP ON NUTRIGENETICS, NUTRIGENOMICS AND DATA ANALYSIS FOR PRECISION NUTRITION

Assistant Professor Dr Baskaran Gunasekaran |  Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies, Faculty of Applied Sciences

Congratulations Assistant Professor Dr Baskaran Gunasekaran for winning Third Place in the assessment on "Statistical Genetics" in the First N2RTU Workshop on Nutrigenetics, Nutrigenomics and Data Analysis for Precision Nutrition. This event was organised by the University of Reading, UK and Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia.