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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Prof. Dr. Lam Sau-Kuen
Designation
  Professor
Department
  Department of Physiology
Faculty
  Faculty of Medicine
Tel. No. (Office)
  03 7967 4739
Fax No.
  03 7967 4775
E-mail Address
  lamsk@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-7407-2010
Address(Office)
  Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
PhD, HULL UNIVERSITY, HULL, UK
MPhil, UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAM, UK
BSc(Hons), UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM, NOTTINGHAM, UK

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

Society for Endocrinology, Member, (International)

Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology, Treasurer, 2009-2010, (National)

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


Programme Coordinator, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 02-Sep-13 - 15-Aug-14

Programme Coordinator, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-12 - 16-Aug-13

Course Coordinator, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 04-Sep-11 - 17-Aug-12

Course Coordinator, Department Of Physiology, Faculty Of Medicine, 04-Jul-10 - 24-Jul-11

CAREER HISTORY
(Post), (Organisation), (Period).


UNIVERSITI MALAYA, 01/01/1978

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, Lee, C.N., Mok, S.L., Kamaruddin, M.Y. & Lam, S.K. 2011. Gynura procumbens Merr. decreases blood pressure in rats by vasodilatation via inhibition of calcium channels. Clinics 66(1): 143-150. (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).

Mapping Neuronal Genetic Changes in Salt-induced Hypertension, Co-Investigator, 2013-2015, HIR

GENDER AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, Co-Researcher, 20/09/2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 31/12/2014

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-Researcher, 30/11/2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), 30/11/2014

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 MECHANISME OF ACTION, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/04/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 20/04/2011

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

Natural Products, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

Endocrinology of Hypertension, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

Endocrinology, 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 Cardiovascular Activities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2008, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), University

PURIFICATION AND INVESTIGATION ON PLANTS WITH KNOWN CARDIOVASKULAR ACTIVITIES, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/09/2007, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 30/09/2008

PURIFICATION AND INVESTIGATION ON PLANTS WITH KNOWN CARDIOVASKULAR ACTIVITIES, Principal Investigator(PI), 01/12/2006, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 30/11/2008

Purification and Investigation on Plants with Known Cardiovascular Activities, Principal Investigator(PI), 2006-2008, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), University

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

Interview Panelist: Admission of MBBS students 2013-2014, Interview Panelist, 2013-2013, FOM

Chair, Chairman, 2013-2014, Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology

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

Scientific Meeting, MSPP-VNEM-ASVB-MSH 2014, 02 Apr 2013 to 29 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

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity).

Chair of MSPP-VNEM-ASVB-MSH 2014 International Scientific Conference, International Scientific Conference

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

Malaysian Nature Society, (Community), 01-Jan-13 until 31-Dec-14