CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAILS

Name
  Dr. Anand Ramanathan
Designation
  Senior Lecturer
Department
  Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences
Faculty
  Faculty of Dentistry
E-mail Address
  drranand@um.edu.my
Address(Office)
  Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
MDS (ORAL & MAXILLOFACIAL PATHOLOGY), ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY, INDIA (2009), ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY, INDIA
BDS, THE TAMIL NADU DR.M.G.R MEDICAL UNIVERSITY, CHENNAI, INDIA (2001)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION/MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

Malaysian Dental Assosiation, Associate Member, 2012-2012, (National)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).


Module Head TUMOUR AND TUMOUR LIKE LESION OF THE JAWS , Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jan-14

Research and Diagnostic Lab (RDL) Co-ordinator, Pusat Pengurusan Penyelidikan (Rmc), Faculty Of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jan-13

Chief Facilitator Year 1 PBL 1.1, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Sep-14

Module Head ORAL MALIGNANCIES & POTENTIALLY MALIGNANT DISORDERS, Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jan-13 - 31-Dec-14

Module Head TUMOUR AND TUMOUR LIKE LESION OF THE JAWS , Pejabat Dekan, Faculty Of Dentistry Dean's Office, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jan-13 - 31-Dec-14

Participant BDS Curriculum, Sains Pembedahan & Perubatan Oro-Maksilofasial, Department Of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences, Faculty Of Dentistry, 31-Oct-14 - 01-Nov-14

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Oral Pathology (Oral Cancer)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2015

Salahshourifar I, Vincent-Chong VK, Chang HY, Ser HL, Ramanathan A, Kallarakkal TG, Rahman ZA, Ismail SM, Prepageran N, Mustafa WM, Abraham MT, Tay KK, Zain RB, Downregulation Of CRNN Gene And Genomic Instability At 1q21.3 In Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Clin Oral Investig. 2015 Apr 8. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2014

Jacob John,Shani Ann Mani,Kalpana Palaniswamy,Anand Ramanathan,Abdul Aziz Abdul Razak.2014. Flexural Properties of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) Resin Reinforced with Oil Palm Empty Fruit Bunch Fibers: A Preliminary Finding. Journal of Prosthodontics. : 1-6. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Anand Ramanathan, Hagir Abd Rahman Mahmoud, Lew Pit Hui, Ng Yan Mei, Valliammai Valliappan, Rosnah Binti Zain. 2014. Oral Extranodal Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma: Series of Forty Two cases in Malaysia. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 15: 1633-37. (ISI-Cited Publication)

A. Ramanathan, R.M. Chong, Z.W.Tay, C. Siow-Wee, T.G. Kallarakkal and N.L.A. Kassim.Validation of Tissue Microarray forImmunohistochemical Analysis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Using Virtual Cores. Annals of Dentistry, University of Malaya. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Elamathi Bose, Vrjaya Ramanathan, Valliammai Valliappan and Anand Ramanathan. Classical Trigeminal Neuralgia, Purely Paroxsymal with Vascular Compression - A Case Report Annals of Dentistry, Uinversity of Malaya. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Ramanathan V, Ramanathan A. Molecular mechanism in a rare autosomal recessive case of xeroderma pigmentosum - a case report. NJCA. 2014; 3(3): 178-183. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Anand Ramanathan, Noor Ain Rosedee, Siti Aishah Edwar, Elizabeth Puthuchira John, Kalpana Palaniswamy, Zadiron Abu Bakar. Utility of Autofluorescence in the detection of oral mucosal lesions in elderly institutionalised subjects. Annals of Dentistry, University of Malaya (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2013

Vincent-Chong VK, Anwar A, Karen-Ng LP, Cheong SC, Yang YH, Pradeep PJ, Rahman ZA, Ismail SM, Zaini ZM, Prepageran N, Kallarakkal TG, Ramanathan A, Mohayadi NA, Rosli NS, Mustafa WM, Abraham MT, Tay KK, Zain RB. 2013. Genome Wide Analysis of Chromosomal Alterations in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinomas Revealed over Expression of MGAM and ADAM9. PLoS One. 2013;8 (2):e54705. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0054705. Epub 2013 Feb 6. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Kallarakkal TG, Ramanathan A, Zain RB 2013. Verrucous Papillary Lesions: Dilemmas in Diagnosis and Terminology.Int J Dent. 298249. Epub 2013 Sep 24. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

George KT, Anand R, Ganasalingam S, Zain RB. 2013. Multisystem Langerhans cell histiocytosis presenting as an oral lesion. J Oral Maxillofac Pathol.17 (1):106-9. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

D Saminathan, Y. C. Goh, S. L. Lau, A. Ramanathan. 2013. Tissue Response of Type 2 Diabetics towards Non- Surgical Periodontal Therapy: A Retrospective, Comparative Study with Non-Diabetics - A Preliminary Investigation. 20(2): 24-28. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

R. B. Zain, Thomas George Kallarakkal, Anand Ramanathan, Jun Kim, W.M. Tilakaratne, Takashi Takata, Saman Warnakulasuriya, Vinay Kumar Hazarey, Alison Rich, Haizal Mohd Hussain, Ajura Jalil and an International Participating group (IPC).2013. A Consensus Report from the First Asian Regional Meeting on the Terminology and Criteria for Verruco-papillary Lesions of the Oral Cavity held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 15-18, 2013. Annals of Dentistry, University of Malaya 20(2): 1-3. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2012

Vui King Vincent-Chong, Siti Mazlipah Ismail, Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman, Noor Akmal Sharifah, Thomas George Kallarakkal, Arif Anwar, Lee Peng Karen-Ng, Padmaja Jayaprasad Pradeep, Anand Ramanathan, Wan Mahadzir Wan Mustafa, Mannil Thomas Abraham, Keng Kiong Tay, Rosnah Binti Zain. Genome wide analysis of oral squamous cell carcinomas revealed over expression of ISG15, Nestin and WNT11. Oral Dis. 2011 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/j.1601- 0825.2011.01894.x. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2011

YF Choon, A Ramanathan, H Ali, WMN Gani, SC Cheong, RB Zain. P53/MDM2 Co-Expression Correlates with the Tumour Differentiation in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma A Retrospective Study and a Systematic Review. Annals of Dentistry University of Malaya 2011; 18: 8-17. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

NIH Abdul Rahim, NA Ngah, A Ramanathan, T George, SM Ismail. A Case Of Osteosarcoma Of The Maxilla Challenges In Diagnosis and Managment. Annals of Dentistry University of Malaya 2011; 18: 24-29. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Haydar M Mahdey, Anand Ramanathan, Siti Mazlipah Ismail, Mannil Thomas Abraham, Marhazlinda Jamaluddin, Rosnah Binti Zain.2011.Cyclin D1 Amplification in Tongue and Cheek Squamous Cell Carcinomas.Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev, 12, 2199-2204 (ISI-Cited Publication)

AREAS OF RESEARCH
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Source), (Level).

Oral Health of Cambodians: Epidemiological Studies of Erosion and Other Non-Carious Tooth Loss, Potentially Malignant Lesions, Nutrition and Oral Health Related Quality of Life, Co-Investigator, 2013-2015, CLMV Ministry of Education Malaysia, International

Oral Cancer Research: Diagnostic And Biobanking Services, Co-Researcher, 24/06/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), 24/12/2015

Next Generation Sequencing And Candidate Gene Screening Of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Co-Researcher, 24/06/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), 23/12/2015

Identification of Early Genetic Changes to Predict the Behaviour of Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Co-Researcher, 08/11/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 08/11/2014

Determining the utility of autofluorescence, its accuracy in diagnosis and assessing risk status of oral pre-malignant lesions., Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2014, NONE

The Oral Health Status, Unmet Needs, Barriers And Management Strategies For Dental HEALTHCARE Among HIV/AIDS And Other Patients With Special Needs In Malaysia., Co-Investigator, 2011-2015, HIR

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

Best Scientific paper. 11th National triple O symposium, Indian academy of Oral Medicine and Radiology, 2013, (INTERNATIONAL)

Best of Best Award in Biological and Medical category, Research and Innovation, University of Malaya, 2013, (NATIONAL)

Certificate of Achievement Of Good Clinical Practice, Ministry of Health, Malaysia, 2013, (NATIONAL)

Certificate of Award to the project entitled "Validation of Tissue Microarray for Immunohistochemical Analysis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Using Virtual Cores", Faculty of Dentistry, UM, 2013, (DEPARTMENT)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).
 
Pleanary/Keynote Speaker

1. White, red and mixed red and white lesions. 2. Differential diagnosis of white, red and mixed red and white lesions. 3. Discussions on these lesions., Training workshop on recognition of oral mucosal lesions, 15 Nov 2013 to 15 Nov 2013, Department of Community Dentisrty and OCRCC., (University)
 
Invited Speaker

White, Red and Mixed Red and White oral mucosal lesions & thier differential diagnosis., Calibration and standardisation of dental officers for oral cancer and oral potentially malignant lesions workshop, 08 May 2015 to 09 May 2015, Oral Cancer Research & Coordinating Centre (OCRCC), Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya., (National)

1. Autoluorescence Imaging System: components and operating guidelines 2. Fluorescence visualization in the normal oral cavity, Adjunctive Screening Tools for Early Detection of Oral Cancer, 11 Jun 2015 to 11 Jun 2015, Malaysian Dental Association, (International)

Autofluorescence Imaging and Brush Biopsy for DNA ploidy analysis, Autofluorescence Imaging and Brush Biopsy for DNA ploidy analysis, 22 Apr 2014 to 23 Apr 2014, Faculty of Dentisrty, UKM, (University)

Early detection of Oral Cancer, Malaysian-International Dental Exhibition cum Convention (MIDEC) 2014, 30 May 2014 to 30 May 2014, Malaysian Dental Association, (International)
 
Event Organiser

Differential Diagnosis of Oral Mucosal Lesions Part I, Early Detection of Oral Mucosal Lesions Workshop, 26 Aug 2012 to 29 Aug 2012, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, (Others)

Oral Mucosal Lesions White, Red and Mixed White and Red lesions, Early detection of Oral Mucosal Lesion Workshop, 27 Oct 2012 to 29 Oct 2012, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, (Others)
 
Oral

Expression of EMT markers are associated with pattern of invasion in oral cancer., 4th Regional Conference on Molecular Medicine, 9-11th October 2011,, 09 Oct 2011 to 11 Oct 2011, (Others)

Survival of oral squamous cell carcinoma patient s in malaysia: Sociodemographic and clinicopathological correlation, 6th General Assembly of Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, 26 Apr 2012 to 29 Oct 2012, Asian Pacific Organization for Cancer Prevention, (International)

Association between Dietary Pattern and β-Carotene Intake with Oral Cancer Risk, "Postgraduate Seminar 2011", 29 Jun 2011 to 30 Jun 2011, Dentistry Faculty, University Malaya, (University)
 
Poster

OVER-EXPRESSION OF INTERFERON-STIMULATED GENE (ISG15) IN ORAL SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA (OSCC) AN IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL STUDY, 6th Annual Meeting of Asian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, 22 Feb 2014 to 22 Feb 2014, A.P. Club of Oral Pathology, (International)
 
Others

1. White, red and mixed red and white lesions. 2. Differential diagnosis of white, red and mixed red and white lesions. 3. Discussions on these lesions., Training workshop on recognition of oral mucosal lesions in conjuction with Be frank. help beat cancer: dentist programme., 10 Nov 2013 to 10 Nov 2013, OCRCC and Be Frank. Help Beat Cancer (CARIF), (National)

Dicsussion, 1st Asian Regional Consensus Meeting on Terminology and Diagnostic Criteria of Oral Verrucous Papillary Lesion of the Oral Cavity, 15 Dec 2013 to 18 Dec 2013, Malaysian Association for Orofacial Diseases and OCRCC, (International)

NA, 6th Annual Meeting of Asian Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, 22 Feb 2014 to 22 Feb 2014, A.P. Club of Oral Pathology, (International)

SUPERVISION

 
First Degree/Diploma/Pre-Degree
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed

UTILITY OF AUTOFLUORESCENCE IMAGING IN THE DETECTION OF ORAL MUCOSAL LESIONS IN ELDERLY INSTITUTIONALISED SUBJECTS, 2013/2014, 2

Validation of Tissue Microarray for Immunohistochemical Analysis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma by Using Virtual Cores, 2012/2013, 2

Ongoing

Comparison Between Five Different Scoring Methods For Immunohistochemical Staining in Tissue Microarrays of Oral squamous cell carcinomas, 2014/2015, 2

TEACHING
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).


Post Graduate

Oral Pathology, 2012/2013, 5, 0

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

REVIEWER FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTED TO ANNALS OF DENTISTRY, FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA., Article In Journal ,  (2013)

REVIEWER FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMITTED TO ANNALS OF DENTISTRY, FACULTY OF DENTISTRY, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA., Article In Journal ,  (2013)

Malaysian Dental Journal, Article In Journal ,  (2014-2014)

CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution To Society), (Level), (Start Date), (End Date).

Took part in the Mouth Cancer Awarness Week Walkthon 2011 held at Astaka Taman Tasik Titiwangasa, KL, (Local), 19-Nov-11 until 19-Nov-11