PERSONAL DETAILS


Prof. Dr. Lam Sau-Kuen

Professor
Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603 7967 4739
  +603 7967 4775
  lamsk@um.edu.my
  Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-7407-2010


BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  27
 Articles With Citation Data  27
 Sum of the Times Cited   195
 Average Citations per Article   7.22
 h-index   8
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



PROFESSIONAL
(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).


  • Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology, Treasurer, 2014, (National)
  • Society for Endocrinology, Member, 1987, (International)

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


  • Programme Coordinator, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Jan-15 - 31-Jan-15
  • Supervisor, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Jan-15 - 31-Jan-15
  • Programme Coordinator, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 02-Sep-13 - 15-Aug-14
  • Programme Coordinator, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-12 - 16-Aug-13
  • Course Coordinator, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 04-Sep-11 - 17-Aug-12
  • Course Coordinator, Fisiologi, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 04-Jul-10 - 24-Jul-11

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Systems Physiology (Cardiovascular physiology, Renal physiology, Endocrinology, Natural products, Stress)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).



Book
2008
  • Raji Subramanian and Lam Sau Kuen "Clinical Physiology of Endocrine Disorders: Understanding the Signs and Symptoms", 2008, New Delhi, Jaypee, ISBN: 978-81-8448-438-0 

2006
  • Rosnah Ismail, Raji Subramanian, Lam Sau Kuen and Ruby Husain (Editors) "Learning Physiology Through Practicals ", 2006, Kuala Lump, UM Press, ISBN 983- 100-389-6, 

2003
  • Lam Sau Kuen and Raji Subramanian "Physiological Basis for Explaining the Signs and Symptoms of Endocrine Disorders", 2003, Kuala Lump, UM Press, ISBN 983- 100-162-1, 

Chapter In Book
1996
  • SK Lam, R Ismail, CT Chua and YS Chong "The influence of amlodipine on the plasma prorenin-renin profile and aldosterone concentration in patients with hypertension.", 1996, pg. 259-265. GP Vinson and DC Anderson (Editors), Adrenal Glands, Vascular System and Hypertension, Bristol, Journal of Endocrinology Ltd., ISBN 1-898099-07-3, 

Article In Academic Journals
2013
  • Ng, H.K., Poh, T.F., Lam, S.K & Hoe, S.Z. 2013. Potassium channel openers and prostacyclin play a crucial role in mediating the vasorelaxant activity of Gynura procumbens. BMC Complementary and Althernative Medicine. 13:188. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6882-13-188 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • Poh, T.F., Ng,H. K., Hoe,S.Z. & Lam,S.K. 2013. Gynura procumbens Causes Vasodilation by Inhibiting Angiotensin II and Enhancing Bradykinin Actions. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology (in press) (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

2011
  • See-Ziau Hoe, Cheng-Neng Lee, Shiuen-Lian Mok, Mohd Yusoff Kamaruddin & Sau-Kuen Lam. Gynura procumbens Merr. decreases blood pressure in rats by vasodilatation via inhibition of calcium channels. CLINICS 66(1):143-150, 2011. DOI: 10.1590/S1807- 59322011000100025 (ISI-Cited Publication)
  • See-Ziau Hoe, Chen-Neng Lee, Shiueh-Lian Mok, Mohd Yusoff Kamaruddin, Sau-Kuen Lam. 2011. Gynura procumbens Merr. decreases blood pressure in rats by vasodilatation via inhibition of calcium channels. Clinics 66(1):143-150. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • Myint K, Choy KL, Su TT, Lam SK. The effect of short- term practice of mindfulness meditation in alleviating stress in university students. Biomedical Research 2011; 22 (2): 165-171. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

2007
  • See-Ziau Hoe, Mohd Y Kamaruddin and Sau-Kuen Lam, "Inhibition of angiotensin-converting enzyme activity by a partially purified fraction of Gynura procumbens in spontaneously hypertensive rats", 2007, Med Princ Pract, 16, 167-246 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1996
  • Yoshimoto T, Naruse K, Shionoya K, Tanaka M, Seki T, Hagiwara H, Hirose S, Lam SK, Demura H, Naruse M and Muraki T (1996). Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor normalizes vascular natriuretic peptide type A receptor gene expression via bradykinin-dependent mechanism in hypertensive rats. Biochem Biophys Res Comm 218, 50-53. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1994
  • Tamura M, Harris TM, Phillips D, Blair IA, Wang YF, Hellerqvist, Lam SK and Inagami T (1994). Identification of two cardiac glycosides as Na+-pump inhibitors in rat urine and diet. J Biol Chem 269, 11972-11979. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1993
  • Lam SK, Cheng HM and Yap SF (1993). Background noise in ELISA procedures: influence of the pH of the coating buffer and correlations with serum IgM concentration. J Immunol Methods 163, 277-278. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1990
  • Lam SK and Harvey S (1990). Thyroid regulation of body temperature in anaesthetized chickens. Comp Biochem Physiol 95A, 435-439. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1989
  • Lam SK, Harvey S and Scanes CG (1989). Thyroid function in sex-linked and autosomal dwarf chickens. Gen Comp Endocrinol 76, 200-204. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1988
  • Cheung A, Harvey S, Hall TR, Lam SK and Spencer GSG (1988). Effects of passive immunisation with antisomatostatin serum on plasma corticosterone concentrations in young domestic cockerels. J Endocrinol 116, 179-183. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1987
  • Lam SK, Harvey S and Hall TR (1987). Calcium participation in thyroid function in fowl (Gallus domesticus). Gen Comp Endocrinol 65, 73-78. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

1986
  • Lam, S.K. & Harvey, S. 1986. In vitro conversion of thyroxine to triiodothyronine by chicken 5 - deiodinase: kinetic studies. J Endocrinol 110: 441- 446. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • Harvey S, Lam SK and Hall TR (1986). Somatostatin tonically inhibits growth hormone secretion in domestic fowl. J Endocrinol 111, 91-97. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • Lam SK, Harvey S and Scanes CG (1986). Somatostatin inhibits thyroid function in fowl. Gen Comp Endocrinol 63, 134-138. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • Lam SK, Harvey S, Hall TR, and Spencer GSG (1986). Somatostatin immunoneutralisation stimulates thyroid function in fowl. J Endocrinol 110, 127-132. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
  • Lam SK, Harvey S and Hall TR (1986). In vitro release of triiodothyronine and thyroxine from thyroid glands of the domestic fowl (Gallus domesticus). Gen Comp Endocrinol 63, 178-185. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Proceeding
2007
  • Hoe See Ziau and Lam Sau Kuen. 2007. Hypotensive Activity of Gynura procumbens: Possible Mechanism of Action. Malaysian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Suppl 2, 40 

2006
  • Hoe See Ziau and Lam Sau Kuen. 2006. Unknown hypotensive polar compound(s) from Gynura procumbens. Asia Pacific Journal of Pharmacology 16, Suppl 1, S109 

2001
  • Hoe, S.Z., Lam, S.K. and Ng, L.T. (2001). Hot water extract releases unknown bradycardic compound(s) from Gynura procumbens. Asia Pacific J Pharmacol. 15 (Supl 2) : S64. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Others
2006
  • HOE SZ, LEE CN, MOK SL, MOHD YK AND LAM SK VASORELAXANT EFFECT OF A BUTANOLIC FRACTION OF GYNURA PROCUMBENS THE 15TH WORLD CONGRESS OF PHARMACOLOGY (IUPHAR 2006) 2006 
  • HOE SZ, MOHD YK AND LAM SK INHIBITORY EFFECT OF GYNURA PROCUMBENS ON ANGIOTENSIN CONVERTING ENZYME IN THE RAT THE 6TH CONGRESS OF THE FEDERATION OF ASIAN AND OCEANIAN PHYSIOLOGICAL SOCIETIES (FAOPS 2006) 2006 

2005
  • HOE SEE ZIAU AND LAM SAU KUEN HYPOTENSIVE ACTIVITY OF AQUEOUS FRACTION OF GYNURA PROCUMBENS AND ITS POSSIBLE MECHANISM OF ACTION 69 2005 

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


  • Investigating The Hormonal Control Of Fluid And Electrolytes Secretions In The Cervix: Physiological & Pathophysiological Aspects And Implications On Fertility, Co-Investigator, 2014-2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • Investigating The Hormonal Control Of Fluid And Electrolytes Secretions In The Cervix: Physiological & Pathophysiological Aspects And Implications On Fertility, Co-Researcher, 18/06/2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), 23/06/2016
  • Mapping Neuronal Genetic Changes in Salt-induced Hypertension, Co-Investigator, 2013-2016, High Impact Research (HIR)
  • Vasorelaxant Principles From Gynura procumbens And Mechanisms Of Action, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013-2015, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), National
  • Gender And Cardiovascular Diseases, Co-Investigator, 2013-2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • Gender And Cardiovascular Diseases, Co-Researcher, 20/09/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG Programme) - HTM (Wellness), 20/09/2015
  • Vasorelaxant Principles From Gynura Procumbens And Mechanisms Of Action, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/05/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 07/07/2015
  • Impact of stress on plasma cytokines and tryptophan metabolites in children with medically unexplained abdominal pain, Co-Investigator, 2012-2015, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • Impact of stress on plasma cytokines and tryptophan metabolites in children with medically unexplained abdominal pain, Co-Researcher, 30/11/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 30/05/2015
  • Cytokines and Neuroprotective Markers Changes in Physiological Stress, Co-Investigator, 2011-2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • A Study on Association between Perceived Academic Written Examination Stress and Cortisol and Beta- Endorphin Outcomes Among University Students, Co-Investigator, 2010-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • Gynura Species and Cardiovascular Activities: Purification and Identification of Compounds and Mechanisms of Action, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National
  • GYNURA SPECIES AND CARDIOVASCULAR ACTIVITIES: PURIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF COMPOUNDS AND MECHANISME OF ACTION, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 20/04/2011
  • Endocrinology of Hypertension, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 
  • Endocrinology, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 
  • Natural Products, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 
  • Effect of Short- term Mindfulness Meditation Practice on Physiological Parameters in Healthy subjects, Co-Investigator, 2008-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National
  • PURIFICATION AND INVESTIGATION ON PLANTS WITH KNOWN CARDIOVASKULAR ACTIVITIES, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2007, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), 30/09/2008
  • Purification and Investigation on Plants with Known Cardiovascular Activities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), University
  • Purification and Investigation on Plants with Known Cardiovascular Activities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006-2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), University
  • PURIFICATION AND INVESTIGATION ON PLANTS WITH KNOWN CARDIOVASKULAR ACTIVITIES, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/12/2006, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), 30/11/2008

CONSULTATION PROJECT/CONSULTANCY
(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Organisation).


  • Interview Panelist: Admission of MBBS students 2015-2016, Consultant, 2015-2015, FOM
  • Chair, Chairman, 2013-2014, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology
  • Interview Panelist: Admission of MBBS students 2013-2014, Interview Panelist, 2013-2013, FOM

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


  • Symposium on Cardiovascular Updates, FOM, 2015, (INTERNATIONAL)

PRESENTATIONS
(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).


Event Organiser
  • Involvement of the tryptophan metabolism in neuroinflammation, Scientific Talk 2016, 12 Jan 2016 to 12 Jan 2016, Department of Physiology, (National)
  • Cardiovascular Updates 2015, Cardiovascular Updates 2015, 29 Jan 2015 to 29 Jan 2015, (National)
  • Scientific Meeting, MSPP-VNEM-ASVB-MSH 2014, 02 Apr 2014 to 29 Aug 2014, MSPP, (International)
Poster
  • Selection of suitable endogenous reference genes in rat kidney and hypothalamus under the influence of testosterone for qPCR, 29th Scientific Meeting of Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), 24 Aug 2015 to 25 Aug 2015, MSPP, (National)
Presenter
  • Perceived stress, cortisol and academic performance of medical students at the University of Malaya, Pharmacology and Physiology International Scientific Congress 2014, 22 Aug 2014 to 24 Aug 2014, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology, (International)
  • Novel principles from Gynura procumbens that can antagonise angiotensin II‐induced vasoconstriction and enhance bradykinin‐mediated vasorelaxation, Pharmacology and Physiology International Scientific Congress 2014, 22 Aug 2014 to 24 Aug 2014, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology, (International)
Others
  • Symposium on Salt Intake and Hypertension, Pharmacology and Physiology International Scientific Congress, 24 Aug 2014 to 24 Aug 2014, MSPP, (International)

SUPERVISION


Role As Advisor At First Degree Level
(Academic Session), (No. of Candidates), (No. of Contact Hours Per Year)
  • 2008/2009, 21, 10
  • 2009/2010, 21, 20
  • 2010/2011, 10, 10
  • 2011/2012, 10, 20
  • 2012/2013, 11, 15
  • Post Graduate Level
    (Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)
    Completed
    • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Hoe See Ziau, Natural Products

    Ongoing
    • Masters Degree, Faezah Sabirin, Some seaweeds and blood pressure in the rat, 2008/2009
    • Masters Degree, Poh Ting Fung, Angiotensin II- and vasopeptidase-inhibitory activities of Gynura procumbens, 2012/2013

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


    Post Graduate
    • ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 20, 3
    • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGI I, 2015/2016(1), 4, 9
    • SEMINARS AND LITERATURE REVIEW I, 2015/2016(1), 3, 7
    • Postgraduate Basic/Clinical Science Teaching Programme, 2015/2016(1), 40, 4
    First Degree
    • PHYSIOLOGY, 2015/2016(1), 50, 16
    • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY I, 2015/2016(1), 56, 9
    • MBBS UMMP , 2015/2016(1), 125, 16

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


    • PhD candidature defence - Huma Shahzad, Project ,  (2016)
    • PhD project - Huma Shahzad for PPP Grant, Project ,  (2015)
    • JUMMEC, Article In Journal ,  (2015)
    • PhD project - Nur Siti Khadijah Ramli for PPP Grant, Project ,  (2015)
    • PhD Candidature defence - Ling Wei Chih, Project ,  (2015)
    • PhD Candidature defence - Asma Chinigarzadeh, Project ,  (2015)
    • Written and OSCE Examinations for Master of Surgery, Master of Orthopaedic Surgery and Master of Otorhinolaryngology (Head and Neck Surgery), Examination ,  (2015)
    • Pharma+Bio Asia 2015, Abstracts ,  (2015)
    • Chair of MSPP-VNEM-ASVB-MSH 2014 International Scientific Conference, International Scientific Conference ,  (2014-2014)
    • Master's project proposal - Siti Hajar Adam, Project ,  (2014)
    • Interview potential students for MBBS 2014-2015 intake, 2014-2015 Cohort of students for MBBS course ,  (2014)

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


    • Malaysian Nature Society, (Community), 01-Jan-15 until 31-Dec-16
    • Treasurer, MSPP, (National), 01-Jan-15 until 31-Dec-15
    • UM Graduate Carnival 2015, (University), 10-Apr-15 until 11-Apr-15