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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Prof. Dato' Dr. Zainal Ariff Bin Abdul Rahman
Designation
  Professor
Department
  Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences
Faculty
  Faculty of Dentistry
Tel. No. (Office)
  03-79674807
Fax No.
  03-79674534
E-mail Address
  zainalr@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-1120-2010
Address(Office)
  Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical & Medical Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
FDSRCS(ENG), ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, ENGLAND
FFDRCSI, ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF IRELAND
MSC, EASTMAN DENTAL INSTITUTE, LONDON
BDS, BANGLADESH, UNIVERSITY OF DHAKA (BANGLADESH)

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

Majlis Orang-Orang Besar DiRaja Kelantan, Active Member, 2013, (National)

Malaysian Association of Oral and maxillofacial Surgeons, President, 2007, (National)

Eastman Academy, International Chapter, Life Membership, 2000, (International)

Royal college of Surgeons of England, Fellow, 1999, (International)

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Fellowship, 1995, (International)

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


Chairman of Postgraduate Committee, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Jul-12 - 30-Jun-12

Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Fakulti untuk Ijazah Tinggi, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Apr-12 - 31-Mar-13

Lecturers Selection Committee, 01-Jan-12 - 31-Dec-12

Head of Department, Department Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Sep-09 - 30-Jun-12

Head Of Department, Department Of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty Of Dentistry, 01-Mar-08 - 30-Aug-09

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


Locum Specialist Registrar, National Health Service , UK, 01/01/2001 until 30/06/2001

Honorary Registrar, National Health Service ,Ireland, 01/01/1995 until 30/06/1995

Senior House Offfcer, National Health Service , UK, 01/09/1990 until 30/08/1991

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Oral Cancer (Oral squamous cell carcinoma)

Cleft Lip And Palate

Craniofacial Deformity And Reconstruction

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

Vincent-Chong VK, Anwar A, Karen-Ng LP, Cheong SC, Yang YH, Pradeep PJ, Rahman ZA, Ismail SM, Zaini ZM, Prepagaran N, Kallarakkal TG, Ramanathan A, Mohayadi NA, Rosli NS, Mustafa WM, Abraham MT, Tay KK, Zain RB. 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. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Siow MY, Karen-Ng LP, Vincent-Chong VK, Marhazlinda J, Abraham MT, Rahman ZA, Kallarakkal TG, Yang YH, Cheong SC, Zain RB. Dysregulation of miR-31 and miR-375 expression is associated with clinical outcomes in oral carcinoma. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Zanaruddin SN, Yee PS, Hor SY, Kong YH, Ghani WM, Mustafa WM, Zain RB, Pirnme SS, Rahman ZA, Cheong SC.Common oncogenic mutations are frequent in oral squamous cell carcinoma of asians origin. PLoS One. 2013 Nov4;8(11):e80229 (ISI-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)

51.Helen-Ng LC, Razak IA, Ghani WM, Marhazlinda J, Norain AT, Raja Jallaludin RL, Rahman ZA, Abdullah N, Zain RB. Dietary pattern and oral cancer risk- a factor analysis study. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2012 Jun 9 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

NKin Kit Sam a, Chai Phei Gan a, Pei San Yee a, Chan Eng Chong a, Kue Peng Lim a, Lee Peng Karen-Ng b, Wei Sern Chang c, Sheila Nathan c, Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman d, Siti Mazlipah Ismail d, Sok Ching Cheong.Novel MDM2 splice variants identified from oral squamous cell carcinoma.Oral Oncology 48 (2012) 1128 1135 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Sharifah Nurain Syed Zanaruddin, Pei San Yee, Seen Yii Hor, Yink Heay Kong, Wan Maria Nabillah Wan Abd Ghani, Wan Mahadzir Wan Mustafa, Rosnah Binti Zain, Zainal Ariff Abd Rahman, Sok Ching Cheong. 2012. High- Throughput Mutational Profiling of Signaling Molecules in Oral Cancer. Oral Oncology - under review (ISI-Cited Publication)

47.Vimmitra Athirajan, Wan Maria Nabillah Ghani, Ishak Abdul, Raja Latifah Raja Jalaludin, Siti Mazlipah Ismail, Atiya Abdul Salam, Anita Zarina, Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman, Adam Hussien, Norain Talib, Cheong Sok Ching, Amin Jallaludin. An oral cancer biobank initiative: a platform for multidisciplinary research in a developing country. Cell and Tissue Bank.2012 Feb 29. (ISI-Cited Publication)

48.Saleh A, Yang YH, Wan Abd Ghani WM, Abdullah N Doss JG, Navonil R, Abdul Rahman ZA, Ismail SM, talib NA, Zain RB, Cheong SC. Promoting oral cancer awareness and early detection usiing a mass media approach. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prev. 2012;13(4): 1217-2 (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)

V.Waran, Roshini menon,devaraj P The creation and verification of cranial models using 3D rapid prototyping technology in field of trans-nasal sphenoid endoscopy (ISI-Cited Publication)

Vicknes Waran, R Raman, Alwin Kumar Rathinam, Tan Su Tung, Yuwaraj Kumar Balakrishnan, P Devaraj,T Hari Chandran, Kalai Arasu Muthusamy, Z A A Rahman.2012.Three-dimensional anatomical accuracy of cranial models created by rapid prototyping techniques validated using a neuronavigation station.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 19(4):574-7. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2011

M.H.Seif Tabrizi, Z.A. Abdul Rahman. Virtual modelling:A comparison between different internal rigid fixation techniques following BSSO by finite element analysis.International Journal of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery 40(10):1082. October 2011 (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2009

Rahman ZAA, Cheong SC, Zain RB. Proteomics and genomics in oral cancer: surfing the nucleotide. Int. J Oral Maxillofac Surg.2009, vol38(5):423.(abstract) (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2008

RAHMAN R, AHMAD A, RAHMAN ZAA, MOKHTAR K, NIK AHMAD NL, ALWI Z, SAMSUDIN AR. TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR-ALPHA AND NONSYNDROMIC CLEFT LIP WITH OR WITHOUT PALATE AND CLEFT PALATE ONLY IN KELANTAN, MALAYSIA. CLEFT PALATE CRANIOFAC J. 2008 NOV;45(6):583-6 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2007

28.Jailani MA, Rahman ZAA. Survival of surgically-treated patients with squamous cell carcinoma of buccal mucosa. Asian Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2007;19:34-7 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

24.Zain RB, Hamid S, Gan CP, Ismail SM, Mustafa WMW, Rahman ZAA, Teo SH, Cheong SC, Saunders N. Valproic acid induces cell death and growth inhibition in oral cancer cell lines.Oral Oncology. vol 1 Issue 1.May 2007.p196 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
Extended Abstract
 
2008

Abdul rahim NIH, Ismail SM, Rahman ZAA. A rapidly growing lesion, puzzling diagnosis. Malaysian Journal of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery,2008, Vol 6,No.1:P39 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2007

25.Rahman ZA, Jalil N, Ismail R, Tay KK, Yuen KM, Ghani WMN, Karen NLP, Mustafa WMW, Abraham MT, Samsudin AR, Abdullah N, Razak IA, Raja Latifah RJ, Prepageran N, Ismail SM. An audit of the Malaysian Oral Cancer Database and Tissue Bank System (MOCDTBS)- Survival of patients. Research and innovation expo 2007. 26-28 July 2007, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Program and Abstarct Book, pp26 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

27.Abraham MT, Karen NLP, Ghani WMN, Ismail SM, Cheong SC, Zain RB, razak IA, raja Latifah RJ, Rahman ZAA, Hamid S, Mustafa WMW, Prepageran N, Yuen KM, Samsudin AR, Tay KK, jalil N. Genetic polymorphism in oral cancer- correlation with clinicopathologic parameters. 21st. Scientific Meeting of IADR-South East Asia Division and 18th. Southeast Asia Association for dental education. 6-8th. September 2007, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Program and Abstract Book, Abstract no IP-063; pp 115 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

28.Mustafa WMW, Ghani WMN, Karen NLP, Rahman ZAA, Abraham MT, Zain RB, razak IA, raja latifah RJ, Samsudin AR, Tay KK, Jalil N, Yuen KM, Ismail SM, Prepageran N, Bustam AZ, Abdullah N, ismail R. Survival of oral cancer patients in Malaysia- a multi centre audit. 21st. Scientific Meeting of IADR-South East Asia Division and 18th. Southeast Asia Association for dental education. 6-8th. September 2007, Kuta, Bali, Indonesia. Program and Abstract Book, Abstract no IP 101; pp134 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2006

23.Ismail S, Zain RB, Kipli NP, Abraham MT, Ismail SM, Rahman ZAA, Prepagaran N, Jallaludin A. Histopathologic findings and assessment of cervical lymph node metastasis in oral squamous cell carcinoma of Malaysian patients. 13th. International Congress on Oral Pathology and Medicine. 21st-25th.June 2006, Hilton Brisbane, Australia (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Rahman ZAA.Residual problems in maxillofacial injuries. Asian Congress of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Hong Kong November 2006. 

Rahman ZAA. Stereolithography in maxillofacial trauma reconsruction. AGM & ASM of College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine Malaysia. 23rd. to 25th. June 2006. Melaka, Malaysia. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Rahman ZAA. Terminally Ill Oral cancer Patient: Consideration in End of Life Care. Human Side of Oral cancer: Understanding & Sharing Concern on Oral Health Related Quality of Life. 23rd. May 2006. Kuala Lumpur (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
Mass Media(Newspaper,radio,tv,popular Magazine)
 
2007

Profesor Dr. Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman. Oral Cancer. Berita Minggu. 24th. November 2007 (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
Others
 
2005

ISMAIL SM, MAHMUD A, RAHMAN ZAA. VIRTUAL RECONSTRUCTION OF A MANDIBLE- 3 DIMENSIONAL PRE-OPERATIVE MODELS FOR RECONSTRUCTION WITH A VASCULARISED FIBULA GRAFT 2005 

R. B. ZAIN, ZAA RAHMAN, R. J. RAJA LATIFAH, I.A. RAZAK, S. M. ISMAIL, A.R. SAMSUDDIN, S.A. ATIYA, B.Y. HASHIM, A. JALLALUDIN, W.M. NASIR, S.C. CHEONG, A. Z. BUSTAM, W.M.W. MAHADZIR, J. NORMA, K.K. TAY, K.M. YUEN ORAL CANCER AND PRECANCER RESEARCH IN MALAYSIA THE DATABASE AND TISSUE RESOURCE BANK. ORAL ONCOLOGY 1 1 APRIL 2005 

RAHMAN ZAA, HASSAN H, BUNYARIT SS BACTERIOLOGY OF OROFACIAL INFECTION ASIAN JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY 2005 17 3 2005 
 
2004

RAHMAN ZAA. ALVEOLAR BONE GRAFTING WITHOUT CLOSURE OF ORO-NASAL FISTULA IN CLEFT LIP AND PALATE PATIENT 11 2004 

ZAA RAHMAN, SM ISMAIL, A JALALUDIN BRANCHIAL FISTULA: A CASE REPORT MALAYSIAN JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY 3 2004 
 
2003

AZIM N, G. RAJAN, SM ISMAIL, ZAA RAHMAN, N PREPAGARAN ACUTE U-UPPER AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION AND SEVERE HYPERTENSION IN AN ELDERLY PATIENT ASEAN JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIOLOGY 4 1 APRIL 2003 
 
2002

CY WANG, CL CHIU, KO HAR, C CHAN, ZAA RAHMAN A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SEVOFLURANE SEDATION WITH NITROUS OXIDE SEDATION FOR DENTAL SURGERY INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY 31 2002 

N PREPAGARAN, R RAMAN, SM ISMAIL, ZAA RAHMAN. SPONTANEOUS SUBLINGUAL HAEMATOMA AS COMPLICATION OF SEVERE HYPERTENSION: FIRST REPORT OF A CASE. ENT- EAR NOSE AND THROAT JOURNAL 81 8 OGOS 2002 
 
2001

RB ZAIN, ZAA RAHMAN, N IKEDA, P SHANMUHASUNTHARAM, H FUKANO, Z ABANG, RA RAMAN, T NAGOA, AR SAMSUDDIN, MN GHAZALI, M YANO, IA RAZAK, H MIYAZAKI, Y ITO ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN THE BASELINE SERUM MICRONUTRIENTS AND THE PREVALENCE OF ORAL CANCER/PRECANCER IN QUID CHEWERS. ORAL ONCOLOGY. 37(2001)S48 2001 

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

Biobanking of Oral Cancers: An Assessment of Survival, Clinicopathological Parameters, Management Strategies Nutrition and Genetic Susceptibility of Patients, Co-Investigator, 2011-2015, HIR

Regulatory T Cell in the Prognosis of Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Co-Investigator, 2011-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Constructing the cancer progression model:identification of key players in malignant transformation., Principal Investigator(PI), 2011-2015, HIR

High throughput profiling of signalling molecules in oral cancer, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

Residual problems of maxillofacial injuries, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

Computer Aided Craniofacial Surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

IRPA 06-02-03-0174-PR 0054/05-05; RM 1.3 million. Oral Cancer in Malaysia; Risk Factors, Prognostic Markers, Gene Expression and Impact on Quality of Life., Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

Oral Cancer in Malaysia; Risk Factors, Prognostic Markers, Gene Expression and Impact on Quality of Life, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008, 

Design, development and fabrication of custom made implants for medical application, -Project leader, 2008-2010, Technofund, National

Efficacy of COX2 Inhibitors, -Project leader, 2008, 

Computer aided craniofacial reconstruction, -Project leader, 2008, 

Molecular basis, aetiology and psycho-social aspect of cleft lip and palate deformity, -Project leader, 2008, 

Genetic aberrations in oral cancer and its relationship to DNA ploidy and selected clinicopathologic parameters - a molecular cytogenetic analysis. Project Leader - Prof dr zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman, Principal Investigator(PI), 2007-2009, ScienceFund, National

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

Regional Adviser to Royal College of Surgeon of England, 2009-2011, Royal College of Surgeons of England

External examiner for Doctor of Philosophy Candidate, External examiner, 2012-2012, Universiti Sains Malaysia

External examiner for Master of Science candidate, external examiner, 2012-2012, Universiti Teknology Mara

Evaluation for Full acreditation of UKM BDS programme, Consultant, 2012-2012, Malaysian Qualification Agency

First surveilance visit to evaluate BDS programme at Melaka Manipal Medical College, Consultant, 2012-2012, Malaysian Qualification Agency

External examiner for year 5 BDS programme in oral and maxillofcial Surgery., External examiner, 2012-2012, Penang International Dental College

Visiting consultant surgeon for AVM cases, Clinical Consultant, 2012-2012, Jabatan pergigian Pediatrik Kuala Lumpur

Exrenal examiner for BDS programme, external examiner, 2012-2013, Universiti Teknology Mara

External examiner for Final examination of master in oral and maxillofacial surgery., external examiner, 2012-2012, Universiti Sains Malaysia

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

Ahli yang Kedua(Dato' Paduka)Darjah Kebesaran Setia Mahkota Kelantan yang Amat Terbilang, Kebawah DYMM Al-Sultan Kelantan, 2012

Best Lecturer, Dental society, 2004

Gold Medal at ITEX Sunway Exhibition. 2003, ITEX, 2003

Gold medal at Science and Technology Exhibition, MOSTI, 2005

Gold medal for Surgical Volumetric Biomodels Of The Human Anatomy (SVBMHA), BIOMALAYSIA AND THE BIOECONOMY ASIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE & EXHIBITON (BIOMALAYSIA 13), 2013

Gold medal for innovation in craniofacial reconstruction, Salons International Des Inventions De Geneva , 2005

Regional Adviser, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2008, (International)

Saintis Cemerlang, MOSTI, 2005

The Most Favourite Lecturer , Dental Society, 2003

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

Biomodelling in oromaxillofacial surgery, 35th.APDC Congress, 07 May 2013 to 12 May 2013, Malaysian Dental Association, (International)

Residual problems of maxillofacial injuries, Management of maxillofacial trauma course, 21 Nov 2012 to 22 Nov 2012, Oral Health Division, Selangor Department of Health, (National)

Genomics and Proteomics in Oral Cancer: Surfing the NucleoTide, 19th. International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery., 23 May 2009 to 27 Mar 2009, International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, (International)
 
Presenter

Virtual modelling: A comparison between different internal rigid fixation techniques following BSSO by finite element analysis, 20th.International Conference on oral and maxillofacial surgery, 01 Nov 2011 to 04 Nov 2012, International Association of oral and maxillofacial surgery, (International)

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


First Degree

ORAL MAXILLOFACIAL & SURGERY, 2011/2012, 92, 96

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

Volunteer. Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery for the Underpriviledge Children in Bangladesh.Organised by MERCY Malaysia., (International), 17-Oct-08 until 24-Oct-08

Ceramah Overview of hamangioma & arterivenous malformation in head and neck region kepada Pakar Pergigian Pediatrik Malaysia, (National), 16-Nov-11 until 16-Nov-11

Ceramah midface bone fracture kepada kakitangan perkhidmatan pergigian Pulai Pinang, (National), 19-Nov-11 until 19-Nov-11

Volunteer for MERCY Malaysia cleft lip and palate surgery mission to Myanmar, (International), 05-Nov-13 until 09-Nov-13

TV Alhijrah-Khidmat Syariah. Ceramah mengenai Sindrom Crouzon untuk kutipan dana bagi tabung pesakit., (National), 21-Dec-12 until 21-Dec-12