Research Impact:

Dr Audrey Kow Siew Foong


Academic Qualifications

PhD (Immunopharmacology)                                                             
Masters (Biomedical Science)                                                                  
BSc. Medical Bioscience

Areas of Interest

  1. Liang, G., Kow, A. S. F., Yusof, R., Tham, C. L., Ho, Y. C., & Lee, M. T. (2024). Menopause-Associated Depression: Impact of Oxidative Stress and Neuroinflammation on the Central Nervous System - A Review. Biomedicines, 12(1), 184
  2. Kow, ASF and Lee, M-T (2023) Chronic inflammation diseases of the lungs, Current Trends in Biotechnology and Pharmacy, 17(4A):114-120
  3. Lee, Y. Z., Kow, A. S. F., Jacquet, A., Lee, M. T., & Tham, C. L. (2023). House dust mite allergy in Malaysia: review of research gaps in the current scenario and the way forward. Experimental & applied acarology, 91(4), 509–539
  4. Kow, ASF, Khoo, LW, Tan, JW, Abas, F, Lee, M-T, Israf, DA, Shaari, K and Tham, CL (2023) Clinacanthus nutans aqueous leaves extract exerts anti-allergic activity in preclinical anaphylactic models via alternative IgG pathway, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 303:116003
  5. Lai, JY, Ho, JX, Kow, ASF, Liang, G, Tham, CL, Ho, Y-C and Lee, M-T (2023) Interferon therapy and its association with depressive disorders - A review, Frontiers in Immunology, 14, 1048592
  6. Liang, G, Kow, ASF, Tham, CL, Ho, Y-C and Lee, M-T (2022) Ameliorative Effect of Tocotrienols on Perimenopausal-Associated Osteoporosis – A Review, Antioxidants, 11(11), 2179
  7. Ngui, HHL, Kow, ASF, Lai, S, Tham, CL, Ho, Y-C and Lee, M-T (2022) Alcohol Withdrawal and the Associated Mood Disorders – A Review, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 23(23), 14912
  8. Kow, ASF, Fong, LY, Khoo, LW, Tan, JW, Lee, MT, Israf, DA, Abas, F, Shaari, K and Tham, CL (2020) Clinacanthus nutans Aqueous Extract Suppresses the Release of Histamine and β-hexosaminidase in in vitro Model of IgE-Mediated Mast Cell Degranulation, Pharmacognosy Magazine, 16
  9. Kow, ASF, Chik, A, Soo, K-M, Khoo, LW, Abas, F and Tham, CL (2019) Identification of Soluble Mediators in IgG-Mediated Anaphylaxis via Fcγ Receptor: A Meta-Analysis, Frontiers in Immunology, 10:190
  10. Kow, ASF, Wan Zahidi, NF and Tham, CL (2018) Association of Immunoglobulin G Abnormalities in Diseases: A Mini Review, Life Sciences, Medicine and Biomedicine, 2:1
  11. Khoo, LW, Kow, ASF, Maulidiani, M, Lee, MT, Tan, CP, Shaari, K, Tham, CL and Abas, F (2018) Hematological, Biochemical, Histopathological and 1H-NMR Metabolomics Application in Acute Toxicity Evaluation of Clinacanthus nutans Water Leaf Extract, Molecules, 23:2172



Current research project (PI/Co-PI)




Effects of tocopherols and tocotrienols on neuroinflammatory markers of ovariectomised-induced menopausal depressive and osteoporotic mice


Prof. Dr Mogana S Rajagopal, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University) Prof. Dr Lee Ming-Tatt (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UCSI University) Assoc. Prof. Dr Tham Chai Ling (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Univerisiti Putra Malaysia)



Undergraduate students (Current)

Liang Ying Yi

Roxanne Lim

Nicole Gan