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EFFECT OF RICE (ORYZA SATIVA L.) CERAMIDES SUPPLEMENTATION ON IMPROVING SKIN BARRIER FUNCTIONS AND DEPIGMENTATION: AN OPEN-LABEL PROSPECTIVE STUDY

Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Ts Dr Tan Chung Keat for his recent publication entitled, ‘Effect of Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Ceramides Supplementation on Improving Skin Barrier Functions and Depigmentation: An Open-Label Prospective Study’ in Nutrients (Impact Factor 2021 = 6.706, Tier 1 Journal in Nutrition and Dietetics) in collaboration with Nexus Wise Sdn. Bhd.


CYTOKINES, CXCL10 AND CCL2 AND KYNURENINE METABOLITES, ANTHRANILIC ACID ACCURATELY PREDICTS PATIENTS AT RISK OF DEVELOPING DENGUE WITH WARNING SIGNS

Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc |  Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran, FASc for her recent publication entitled, ‘Cytokines, CXCL10 and CCL2 and Kynurenine Metabolites, Anthranilic Acid Accurately Predicts Patients at Risk of Developing Dengue with Warning Signs’ in The Journal of Infectious Diseases (Impact Factor 2021 = 7.759, Tier 1 in Infectious Diseases).

 
 


BEST INNOVATION & COMMERCIALIZATION AWARD

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences team |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPS) team led by Assoc Prof. Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal, Assoc Prof Dr Palanirajan Vijayaraj Kumar and Mr Hardave Singh Bhall, won the Best Innovation & Commercialization Award  for their invention (Pharmcare Sanitizer Spray). The team developed a skin friendly, moisturising sanitiser spray with 99.9% antiseptic properties. The product was commercialised through the Laurent Bleu Medical Clinic, whereby the feedback and response of the product was overwhelming. 


AWARDED WITH PROFESSIONAL TECHNOLOGIST

Ts Chan Chiew Chuen |  Lecturer

Awarded with Professional Technologist by the Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT) on on 29 June 2022.


APPOINTED AS MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF SENATE

Assistant Professor Dr Leong Choi Meng |  Head of Programme, PhD and DBA Programmes

Appointed as Member of the Board of Senate for the Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS).


1ST RUNNER UP IN THE US POTATOES COOKING COMPETITION 2022

Abdelaziz Youssef Mohamed Elsayed and Goh Wai Hong |  Diploma in Culinary Arts

Congratulations to Youssef and Wai Hong for being the 1st Runner Up in the US Potatoes Cooking Competition 2022, under the supervision of Assistant Professor (Chef) Loke Hoi Weng and Assistant Professor (Chef) Mohamad Fadzly Che Omar. The competition was held at UOW Malaysia, KDU Glenmarie Campus, Shah Alam and our winners brought home a cash prize worth RM2,000.


CONGRATULATIONS FOR RECEIVING THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS (ASPET) TRAVEL AWARD

Jacinta Nalweyiso |  Master of Science (Applied Sciences) by Research

Congratulations for receiving the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Travel Award, under the supervision of Associate Professor Dr Nwabueze Patrick Okechukwu. This award is presented to outstanding young scientists to enable them to present their research at one of the largest biological scientific meetings in the world. The Experimental Biology meeting gathers more than 12,000 scientists from over 65 countries representing the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, and pharmacology.


WON THE SILVER AWARD

Assistant Professor Dr Leong Choi Meng |  Head of Programme, PhD and DBA Programmes

Won the Silver Award in International Invention & Innovative Competition (InIIC Series 1/2022). 


APPOINTED AS PART OF THE EDITORIAL REVIEW BOARD

Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi |  Head of Research and Postgraduate Studies

Appointed as part of the Editorial Review Board for The Bottom Line (Emerald) by the Editor-in-Chief, Professor Ricardo Vinícius Dias Jordão. The journal is indexed in SCOPUS and Web of Science (WoS) Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).


SOCIAL MEDIA CO-CREATION ACTIVITIES AMONG ELDERLY CONSUMERS: AN INNOVATION RESISTANCE PERSPECTIVE

Senior Professor Dr Ooi Keng Boon, Associate Professor Dr Cham Tat Huei, Professor Dr Garry Tan Wei Han and Assistant Professor Dr Eugene Aw Cheng Xi |  UCSI Graduate Business School

Received Best Paper Award for their research entitled, "Social Media Co-creation Activities among Elderly Consumers: An Innovation Resistance Perspective" which was presented in the International Conference on Information Systems and Intelligent Applications (ICISIA 2022) on 1 & 2 July 2022.