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SUCCESSFULLY PUBLISHED AN IMPACTFUL ARTICLE

Associate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen |  Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Cheah Shiau Chuen for successfully publishing an impactful article in the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS).

The article titled “Understanding Lung Carcinogenesis from a Morphostatic Perspective: Prevention and Therapeutic Potential of Phytochemicals for Targeting Cancer Stem Cells” provides a comprehensive overview of how normal lung tissues operate in relation with lung carcinogenesis to redefine better targets for lung cancer stem cells.

This paper was a result of an international collaboration with University Medical Centre of Groningen (UMCG), Netherlands.


MSMBB YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2021

Associate Professor Ts Dr Lionel In Lian Aun |  Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences

Dr Lionel was awarded the MSMBB Young Scientist Award 2021 at the fourth International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) by the Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB).


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.


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.


DOUBLE APPOINTMENT FOR DR MOGANA

Associate Professor Dr Mogana Sundari Rajagopal |  Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Prof Dr Mogana was appointed as a Council Member of the Malaysian Pharmacists Society for the 2021 – 2023 term. She was also appointed as an editor of the Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy.


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?”


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