RESEARCH SYNOPSIS

No
Research Title
Researcher
1.
A Study on the GJB2, GJB3 AND GJB6 Gene Mutations Among Malays With Non-Syndromic Hearing Loss
1. Siti Aishah Zainal (post – graduate student)
2. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi (supervisor)
3. Dr. Mohd Khairi Md Daud (co-supervisor)
4. Dr. Normastura Abd Rahman (co-supervisor)
2.
A Study of Association Between Maternal Periodontitis and Low Birth Weight Infants Among Malay Women in Kota Bharu, Kelantan
1. Dr.Norkhafizah Saddki (Project Leader)
3.
Development and Establishment of Denaturing High Performance Liquid Chromatography (Denaturing HPLC) for Detection of common Polymorphisms in the Multi-Drug Resistance (MDR 1) Gene Among Malay Patients with Leukaemia 1. Badrul Hisham Yahaya (post-graduate student)
2. Dr Narazah Mohd Yusoff (Main supervisor)
3. Dr Rosline Hassan (Co-supervisor)
4.

Tracing the Origin of the Malay Race Through the Morphological, Historical, Socio-Cultural and Genetic Analysis

1. Dr. Zafarina Zainuddin (Principle Investigator)

5.
In Vivo Chromosome Aberration Test for Hydroxyapatite in Mice 1. T.P.Kannan (Project Leader)
6.
Nasalance score in normal children and in surgically repaired cleft lip and palate children speaking the Malay language 1. Dr. Norsila Abd. Wahab (Project Leader)
7.
Studies to Determine the Prevalence of Candidate Gene Polymorphism for Hypertension Among Malays 1. Dzuzaini Hj. Mohd Ghazali (post-graduate student)
2. Prof Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman (main supervisor)
8.
Ultrasonographic Features in Staphylococcus Epidermidis, Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Candida Albians Endopthalmitis in Rabbits 1. Dr Wan Hazabbah Wan Hitam (Primary researcher)
2. Dr Hasnan Jaafar (Co-researcher)
3. Dr Noreen Farahin Lee Abdullah
4. Dr Nor Anita Che Omar (Postgraduate Student)
9.
Gene Amplication and Protein Expression Analysis of EGFR and Mutational Analysis of Ras Gene in Oral Cancer 1. Farini Mohd Sobri (Postgraduate student)
2. Prof. Dr. Ab. Rani Samsudin (Main Supervisor)
3. Dr. Shaharum Shamsuddin (Co-supervisor)
4. Azlina Ahmad (Scientific Officer)
10.
Molecular and Cellular Expression of Therapy Resistant Genes in Gliomas and Meningiomas 1. Farizan binti Ahmad (Post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Dr. Jafri Malin Datuk Hj. Abdullah (Main Supervisor)
3. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hasnan Jaafar (Co-supervisor)
11.
Development of Electropalatograph (EPG) Artificial Palate For Speech Therapy of Cleft Lip and Palate Children

1. Dr Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor (Project Leader) 2. Prof. Abdul Rani Samsudin
3. Dr Rozita Hassan
4. Cik Rosmawati Aman
5. Abdul Hakim Abdul Basir

12.
A Study of E1A Binding Domain Mutations of RB1 Gene Among Retinoblastoma Patients in Malaysia 1. Hanani Ahmad Yusof@Hanafi (post-graduate student)
2. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi (main supervisor)
3. Prof. Nor Hayati Othman (co-supervisor)
4. Dr. Zunaina Embong (co-supervisor)
13.
Identification of MSX1 Gene Mutation In Kelantanese Patients With Various Types of Non-Syndromic Cleft Lip and Palate
1. Nurhanini bt Abd Rahman (Undergraduate School of Health Sciences student)
2. Dr. Wan Azman Wan Sulaiman (Supervisor)
3. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi (co-supervisor
14.
Comparative Genomic Hybridization (CGH) Analysis of Nasopharyngeal Carcinomas (NPC): Correlations With Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV)
1. Hasnita Bt Che Harun (post-graduate student)
2. Dr.Zilfalil B Alwi (supervisor)
3. Dr Narazah Bt Mohd Yussof (co-supervisor)
4. Dr James Ashman (co-supervisor)
15.
Prevalence of ß-2 Receptor Polymorphism and Relationship of This Polymorphism To Model Assessing Macrovascular Endothelial Function 1. Dr. Nik Nor Izah Nik Ibrahim
(Post-grad student)
2. Prof. Abdul Rashid Abdul
Rahman (Supervisor)
3. Dr. Aida Hanum Ghulam Rasool (Supervisor)
4. Dr. Abdul Rahim Wong (Supervisor)
16.
Role of Matrix Metalloproteinase 3 and Apoptotic Gene Bax in Brain Tumors 1. Ku Asmarina Binti Ku Ahmad (post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Dr. Jafri Malin Bin Abdullah (main supervisor)
3. Assoc.Prof. Dr. Hasnan Bin Jaafar (co-supervisor)
17.
Topical Antiglaucoma Drugs: Beta 2 and Prostanoid (FP) Receptors Polymorphisms and Their Implications 1. Mohd Nizam bin Zahary (Postgraduate student)
2. Hoh Boon Peng (Research Officer)
3. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi (Main Supervisor)
4. Dr. Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin - Ophthal. Dept., USM (Co-Supervisor)
Co-Researchers
5. Prof. Rusli Ismail (INFORMM, USM),
6. Dr. Zunaina Embong (Ophthal. Dept., USM),
7. Dr. Teh Lay Kek (UITM, Shah Alam)
8. Dr. Zulkifli Abd. Ghani (Hosp. Kota Bharu)
9. Dr. Lin Naing @ Ayub Mohd Sadiq (PPSG, USM)
18.
Genetic Variations of The Y-Chromosome Among The Malay EEthnic Sub-Groups 1. Nurul Ain binti Mhd. Yusuf (Undergraduate student)
2. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi (main supervisor)
19.
Tracing The Origin of The Malay Race Through Morphological, Historical, Sosio-Cultural and Genetic Analyses-Ocular Morphology Analysis 1. Dr Zafarina Zainuddin (Primary researcher)
2. Dr Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin (Project head for ocular morphology)
3. Dr Bakiah Shaharuddin (Co-researcher)
4. Dr Mohtar Ibrahim (Co-researcher)
5. Assoc Prof Dr Ooi Keat Gin (Project head for historical)
6. Dr Zafarina Zanuddin (Project head for mitochondria)
7. Mr S. Panneerchelvam (Project head for STRs & Y-STRs)
8. Dr Zilfalil Alwi (Project head for SNPs)
9. Prof Norazmi Mohd Nor (Project head for HLA)
10. Prof Abd Rani Samsudin (Project head for craniofacial)
20.
Assessment of Quality of Life in Glaucoma Patients Using Utility Analysis and Modified NEI VFQ 25 1. Dr Mohtar Ibrahim (Primary researcher)
2. Dr Ahmad Saad (Co-researcher)
3. Dr Azreen Redzal Anuar (postgraduate student)
21.
Apolipoprotein E4: Neuropsychological Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury 1. Rahida Mohd Shadli (post-graduate student)
2. Dr Mohd Jamil Yaacob (main supervisor)
3. Madam Maria Socorro Pieter (co supervisor)
4. Prof Madya Dr Faridah A. Rashid (co supervisor)
22.
Stereoisomer concentrations of amphetamine, amphetamine derivatives and metabolites in saliva, and plasma utilizing a validated stereoselective gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) assay. 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
23.
Correlation of artesunate and amodiaquine pharmacokinetics with CYP2A6 and CYP2C8 genotypes in Malaysian subjects 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
24.
Population pharmacokinetics of repaglinide in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and genetic polymorphisms of CYP3A4 and CYP2C8 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
25.
Molecular Analysis of Dystrophin Gene in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 1. Salmi binti Ab Aziz (Under graduate student)
2. Dr. Zil Falil Alwi (Supervisor)
3. Wati @ Hayati Samsudin (Co- researcher)
26.
Studies To Determine The Prevalence of Revalence of Candidate Gene Polymorphism and Their Association With Arterial Stiffness in Diabetes Mellitus Among Malays 1. Samitah Zafar (post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman (supervisor)
27.
Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) of The RB1 Gene In Malay Children With Retinoblastoma 1. Nur Shafawati ab. Rajab (Under graduate student)
2. Dr Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin (Supervisor)
3. Dr. Zil Falil Alwi (Co-supervisor)
4. Boon Peng Hoh (Co-researcher)
28.
A Study of CRE-II Transcription Factor In The Promoter Region of The SMN2 Gene 1. Nurshariza Abdullah (Postgraduate Student)
2. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi Supervisor
3. Dr. Shaharum Shamsuddin (Co-supervisor)
4. Prof. Hisahide Nishio (International collaborator -Kobe University)
29.
Application of Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cell Technolofy From Human Bone Marrow In Bone Development 1. Wan Nazatul Shima bt Shahidan (post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Abd. Manaf Ali (main supervisor - UPM)
3. Dr. Norjahan Banu Alitheen (co-supervisor – UPM)
30.
A study of current medical record systems and workflow in the Universiti Sains Malaysia One Stop Crisis Center: Towards the modeling of a generic Electronic Medical Record 1. Prof. Madya Sharifah Mastura Syed Mohamad (Project Leader)
2. Pn. Siti Hawa Ali – PPSKesihatan
3. Prof. Madya Wan Aasim Wan Adnan - PPSPerubatan
4. Puan Wahidah Husain – PPSKomputer, P.Pinang
21.
Apolipoprotein E4: Neuropsychological Outcome Following Traumatic Brain Injury 1. Rahida Mohd Shadli (post-graduate student)
2. Dr Mohd Jamil Yaacob (main supervisor)
3. Madam Maria Socorro Pieter (co supervisor)
4. Prof Madya Dr Faridah A. Rashid (co supervisor)
22.
Stereoisomer concentrations of amphetamine, amphetamine derivatives and metabolites in saliva, and plasma utilizing a validated stereoselective gas chromatography mass spectrometry (GCMS) assay. 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
23.
Correlation of artesunate and amodiaquine pharmacokinetics with CYP2A6 and CYP2C8 genotypes in Malaysian subjects 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
24.
Population pharmacokinetics of repaglinide in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients and genetic polymorphisms of CYP3A4 and CYP2C8 1. Dr. Gan Siew Hua (Project Leader)
25.
Molecular Analysis of Dystrophin Gene in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy 1. Salmi binti Ab Aziz (Under graduate student)
2. Dr. Zil Falil Alwi (Supervisor)
3. Wati @ Hayati Samsudin (Co- researcher)
26.
Studies To Determine The Prevalence of Revalence of Candidate Gene Polymorphism and Their Association With Arterial Stiffness in Diabetes Mellitus Among Malays 1. Samitah Zafar (post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Dr. Abdul Rashid Abdul Rahman (supervisor)
27.
Identification of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) of The RB1 Gene In Malay Children With Retinoblastoma 1. Nur Shafawati ab. Rajab (Under graduate student)
2. Dr Liza Sharmini Ahmad Tajudin (Supervisor)
3. Dr. Zil Falil Alwi (Co-supervisor)
4. Boon Peng Hoh (Co-researcher)
28.
A Study of CRE-II Transcription Factor In The Promoter Region of The SMN2 Gene 1. Nurshariza Abdullah (Postgraduate Student)
2. Dr. Zilfalil Alwi Supervisor
3. Dr. Shaharum Shamsuddin (Co-supervisor)
4. Prof. Hisahide Nishio (International collaborator -Kobe University)
29.
Application of Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cell Technolofy From Human Bone Marrow In Bone Development 1. Wan Nazatul Shima bt Shahidan (post-graduate student)
2. Prof. Abd. Manaf Ali (main supervisor - UPM)
3. Dr. Norjahan Banu Alitheen (co-supervisor – UPM)
30.
A study of current medical record systems and workflow in the Universiti Sains Malaysia One Stop Crisis Center: Towards the modeling of a generic Electronic Medical Record 1. Prof. Madya Sharifah Mastura Syed Mohamad (Project Leader)
2. Pn. Siti Hawa Ali – PPSKesihatan
3. Prof. Madya Wan Aasim Wan Adnan - PPSPerubatan
4. Puan Wahidah Husain – PPSKomputer, P.Pinang
31.
A pilot study of development of permanent teeth in Malay children between 7-15 years 1. Dr. Shani Ann Mani (Project Leader)
32.
Molecular Analysis of SMN and NAIP Genes for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Patients in Malaysia 1. Wati @ Hayati binti Mohd Shamshudin (post-graduate student)
2. Profesor Dr. Zabidi Azhar Mohd Hussin (main-supervisor)
3. Dr Zilfalil Alwi (co-supervisor)
4. Profesor Hisahide Nishio (International Collaborator-Kobe University)

 

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