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THIRD PLACE IN THE RAPID ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE EMPOWER SEMINAR 2021

Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Sciences

Dr Satvinder won the third-place prize in the Rapid Oral Presentation at the Empower Seminar 2021: Combating Non-Communicable Diseases Towards Healthy Ageing on 2 – 3 June 2021.


ADVANCING SCIENCE AT HARVARD

Joel Phua Jia Meng |  BSc (Hons) Biotechnology

Joel Phua Jia Meng (an alumnus of the BSc (Hons) Biotechnology programme) was selected to do a year-long high impact research at Harvard University during 2020, under the UCSI University’s Star Trek programme. 


MPS NATIONAL PHARMACISTS CONVENTION 2021 COMMITTEE

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Scientific Committee Chair:

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal

Committee members:

  1. Assistant Professor Dr Muhammad Junaid Farrukh,
  2. Por Choo Shiuan
  3. Annabelle Rose Joykin
  4. Hee Mei Qi
  5. Yap Chuan Sheng

The team from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences were selected to be part of the Prestigious MPS National Pharmacists Convention 2021 Committee.


BEST PRESENTER FOR 3-MINUTE POSTER PRESENTATION (3MPP)

Assistant Professor Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing for winning the Best Presenter for 3-Minute Poster Presentation (3MPP) in the Professional category at the 4th International Conference on Molecular Biology & Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) held from 1 to 3 June 2021


SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

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

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Tan Chung Keat from the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences for successfully publishing an impactful article in the Scientific Reports.

The research article entitled “Effect of tiger milk mushroom (Lignosus rhinoserus) supplementation on respiratory health, immunity and antioxidant status: an open-label prospective study” reported that supplementation of tiger milk mushroom (TMM) significantly (p<0.05) suppressed the level of interleukin 1β, interleukin 8, malondialdehyde, and respiratory symptoms.

This research was conducted in collaboration with Nexus Wise Sdn. Bhd., Selangor, Malaysia.


SILVER MEDALIST OF THE 31ST INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION, AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION MALAYSIA

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Won the silver medal award for their product entry at the 31st International Invention, Innovation, and Technology 2020. Their product, TomoClear, is an anti-pigmentation cream which incorporates tomato seeds.


SILVER MEDALIST OF THE 31ST INTERNATIONAL INVENTION, INNOVATION, AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION MALAYSIA

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. PALANIRAJAN VIJAYARAJ KUMAR |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

And his team won the silver medal award for their product entry at the 31st International Invention, Innovation, and Technology 2020. Their product is Kollicoat MAE 100P Coated Capsules to Deliver the Cyclodextrin-Everolimus Inclusive Complex to Treat Colorectal Cancer.


THE WORLD OF OPTOMETRY (TWOP) WEBINAR

Assistant Professor Dr Shah Farez Othman |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Shah Farez Othman for being selected as a speaker at The World of Optometry (TWOP) Webinar on 13 March 2021.

He gave a talk entitled “Optometrist: Profession or Occupation?”


EXPERT PANEL FOR THE MINISTRY OF SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION (MOSTI) RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (R&D) FUND

Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran |  Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Congratulations to Professor Dr Shamala Devi A/P K.C. Sekaran

Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

for being appointed as an expert panel for the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) Research and Development (R&D) Fund

1 January 2021 - 31 December 2023


PRENATAL EXPOSURE TO HEAVY METALS AND ITS ASSOCIATION WITH FETAL GROWTH, TELOMERE LENGTH AND DNA DAMAGE IN NEWBORNS

Assistant Professor Dr Normina Ahmad Bustami |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Received The Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) RM130,900.00 funded by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) 2020.

Co-researchers:

1.Assistant Professor Dr Eugenie Tan Sin Sing (Co-PI, UCSI)

2. Assistant Professor Dr Tan Chung Keat (UCSI)

3. Associate Professor Dr Farahnaz Amini (UCSI)

4.Assistant Professor Dr Marjan Sadat Seghayat (UCSI)

5.Dr Vinodhini Bhaskaran (Sri Kota Medical Specialist Centre)


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