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CURRICULUM VITAE
PERSONAL DETAIL

Name
  Prof. Dr. Vickneswaran A/L Mathaneswaran
Designation
  Professor
Department
  Department of Surgery
Faculty
  Faculty of Medicine
Tel. No. (Office)
  03-79492441
E-mail Address
  cmvwaran@ummc.edu.my
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/A-1228-2011
Address(Office)
  Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).
FRCS(Edin)(Neurosurgery)(1999), ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, EDINBURGH
Japanese Council for Medical Training(1995), TORANOMON HOSPITAL TOKYO JAPAN
FRCS(Edin)(1994), ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS, EDINBURGH
MBBS(Hons)(UM)(1990), UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA (UM)

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

AJK Penilai Pusat Kecemerlangan ( CoE) Berpotensi Neurosains, USM, Board Of Committee, 2013, (National)

ASIAN CONGRESS OF NEUROLOGICAL SURGEONS (ACNS ), Scientific Committee, 2010, (International)

NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATION MSIA, Committee Member, 2005, (National)

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow Member, 2004, (International)

Malaysian Society for Neurosciences, Exco Member, 2002-2004, (National)

National Specialist Registry - Neurosurgery , Advisor And Member, 1999, (National)

Society of British Neurosurgeons, Associate Member, 1994, (International)

Neurosurgical Society of Malaysia , Member, 1994, (National)

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


Member of Faculty Research Advisory Committee, Department Of Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Jun-13

UMSC-UMMC Harmonization Committee - Chairman, University Malaya, 01-Jan-11

UMSC Medical Advisory Committee Surgical Representative, University Malaya, 01-Jan-06

University Malaya Specialist Centre Medical Advisory Committee - Surgical Representives, University Malaya, 01-Jan-06

Committee Member of the Minimally Invasive Procedures Group , Department Of Surgery, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Jan-05

UMMC Theatre Users Committee Member , University Malaya, 01-Jan-05

Organizing Chairman - Surgery for Parkinson's Disease Workshop and Lectures , 22-Nov-04 - 28-Nov-04

Scientific Committee & Organizing Committee Chairman- The World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Teaching Course, 04-Jun-04 - 06-Jun-04

Organising Chairman and Demonstrator - Complex Spinal Surgery, 01-Jul-03

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


Professor , Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UM, 01/01/2007

Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UM, 02/02/2001 until 31/12/2006

Head Of Division Of Neurosurgery,  Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, UM, 01/02/2001

Consultant Neurosurgeon, GH,KL, 01/07/1999 until 31/01/2001

Senior Registrar, University of Cambridge NHS Trust, 01/04/1996 until 01/07/1999

Registrar Of Neurosurgery, Gh, Kl, GH, KL, 01/11/1994 until 01/04/1996

Medical Officer, MOH, 01/08/1991 until 01/10/1994

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).

Neurosurgery (Brain Tumors, Base of Skull Surgery and Neurosurgical Endoscopy)

(Information Technology and Virtual Reality in Neurosurgical Training)

Central Nervous System (Medico-Legal and Personal Accident Claims)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).
 
Book
 
2006

Vickneswaran CM, Chan Yoo Kuen & Ng Kwee (eds). 2006. Management Aspects of Acute Care:Traumatic Brain Injury,Chapter 13. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya Press. 

Waran V, Chew NK, Chong SH, Pang YK, Sanjeev JV(eds), 2006.OSCE for undergraduate medicine:Neurosurgery cases.Kuala Lumpur:University of Malaya Press 
 
Chapter In Book
 
2006

Vickneswaran CM, "Management Aspects of Acute Care" Chan Yoo Kuen & Ng Kwee Peng(eds), Traumatic Brain Injury, University of Malaya Press. Kuala Lumpur 2006 Chapter 13 

Waran V "OSCE for undergraduate medicine" Chew NK, Chong SH, Pang YK, Sanjeev JV (eds), Neurosurgical cases-contributor, University of Malaya Press. Kuala Lumpur 2006 
 
Article In Academic Journals
 
2013

Nair SR, Rahmat K, Alhabshi SM, Ramli N, Seong MK, Waran V.Mural nodules in multiple cavernous haemangioma. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 115 (2013) 1150-53 e pub print- Sep 29 2012 . (ISI-Cited Publication)

Waran,V., Ing, P.T., Karuppiah,R., Abd Kadir,K.A., Chandran,H.,Muthusamy, K.A. & Prepageran, N.2013. A new modified speculum guided single nostril technique for endoscopic transnasal transsphenoidal surgery: an analysis of nasal complications.British Journal of Neurosurgery, 2013; Early Online: 1-5 DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2013.791667 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

V. Waran,H. Chandran, P.Devaraj,K. Ravindran, A.K. Rathinam, Y. K. Balakrishnan, T. S.Tung.2013. Neuronavigation With Universal Probe to Access Intracranial Targets. J Neurol Surg A 2013;00:1 5. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Waran V, Pancharatnam D, Thambinayagam HC, Raman R, Rathinam AK, Balakrishnan YK, Tung TS, Rahman ZA. The Utilization of Cranial Models Created Using Rapid Prototyping Techniques in the Development of Models for Navigation Training.J Neurol Surg A Cent Eur Neurosurg. 2013 Jan 11. (ISI-Cited Publication)

Sabarisah Hashim,Vickenswaran Mathaneswaran, Khatijah Lim Abdullah , Aniza Abd Aziz (2013) Factors affecting adaptation outcome in post intracerebral haemorrhage patients : A preliminary study. International Journal of Education and Research Vo1(6)1-12. (SCOPUS-Cited Publication)
 
2012

Vicknes Waran, Nor Faisal Ahmad Bahuri, Vairavan N., D Ganesan, Khairul Azmi Abd Kadir.Video-clip transfer of radiological images using a mobile telephone in emergency neurosurgical consultations (3GMulti-Media Messaging Service) British Journal of Neurosurgery 2012;26(2):199-201. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

R Balachandran, N Prepagaran, O Rahmat, A B Zulkiflee and K S Hufaida,2012.Effects of Bluetooth device electromagnetic field on hearing: pilot study. The Journal of Laryngology & Otology 126(4:)345-348 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

KA Muthusamy, LH Lian, N Vairavan, KH Chua, V Waran.2012 Genetic polymorphisms of EGF 5'-UTR and NAT2 857G/A associated with glioma in a case control study of Malaysian patients. Gen Mol Res 11(AOP) (ISI-Cited Publication)

Waran V, Menon R, Pancharatnam D, Rathinam AK, Balakrishnan YK, Tung TS, Raman R, Prepageran N, Chandran H, Rahman ZA.The creation and verification of cranial models using three-dimensional rapid prototyping technology in field of transnasal sphenoid endoscopy.Am J Rhinol Allergy. 2012 Sep-Oct;26(5):e132- 6. doi: 10.2500/ajra.2012.26.3808. (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
2011

Vicknes Waran, Kevin Sek, Nor Faisal Bahuri , Prepageran Narayanan, Hari Chandran T. A Haemostatic Agent Delivery System For Endoscopic Neurosurgical Procedures (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2009

15.Philip R, Prepageran N, Raman R, Jennifer LP, Waran V. Surgical management of large acoustic neuromas: a review. Med J Malaysia. 2009 Dec;64(4):294-7. Review. (ISI-Cited Publication)

S.Sheaufung, Taufiq, A; Nawawi, O; M.S., Naicker; V, Waran. 2009 Neurenteric cyst of cervicothoracic junction: A rare cause of paraparesis in paediatric patient.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience. 16: 579-581 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Vicknes Waran, Narayanan Vairavan, Sheau Fung Sia, Basri Abdullah. 2009. A new expandable cannula system for endoscopic evacuation of intraparenchymal hemorrhages. J Neurosurg 111:1127 1130 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

N. Vairavan, I. Tajunisah,V. Subrayan, V. Waran. 2009. Minimally Invasive Image-Guided Removal of Retrobulbar Intraconal Foreign Body. J Orbit 28 (6);442-443. (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2008

K M Leong, A. Vijayananthan, S F Sia, V Waran Pneumocephalus: An uncommon finding in trauma Med J Malaysia 2008; 63(3); 256-258 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)

Muthusamy KA, Azmi K, Narayanan P, Rajagopalan R, Raman NA & Waran V.2008.Bilateral Temporal Bone Xanthoma-case report. Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 108(2):361-4 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2007

Kalai Arasu M, Puthucheary SC, Waran V.2007.Spectrum of Central Nervous System Meliodosis.Journal of Clinical Neuroscience 14(12):1213-5. 

Sia SF, Tan KS, V Waran. Primary intracerebral haemorrhage in Malaysia: In hospital mortality and outcome in patients from a hospital based registry. Med J Malaysia 2007;62(4); 275-279 (ISI/SCOPUS Cited Publication)
 
2006

Al-Rawi PG,Ng I, Waran V,Kirkpatrick PJ.2006.A Randomised Trial of Synthetic Patch Versus Direct Primary Closure In Carotid Endarterectomy.Journal of Neurosurgery.59(4):822-8 
 
2005

Waran V. Image guided neuroendoscopy in paediatric patients- the Malaysian experience. Child s Nervous System, June 2005; vol21(6): 493- 520 (ISI-Cited Publication)

Kalai Arasu M,Khairul AnwaR & Waran V.2005.Neurocysticercosis an uncommon intra-cerebral infection in Malaysia-Review of cases.The Medical Journal of Malaysia.60(4):514-6 
 
2003

Tan Sook Pei, Basri JJ Abdullah, Waran V.2003.Rupture of the lateral ventricle secondary to a fourth ventricle tumour resulting in an indirect nontraumatic csf fistula.Nerorad.45(1):53-5. 

Ganesan D,Puthucheary & Waran V.2003.Meliodosis presenting as spinal epidural abscess.British Journal of Neurosurgery.17(6):568-71. 
 
2000

Hutchinson PJ,Waran V,Hutchinson E,Laing RJ.2001.Assesing outcome in lumbar disc surgery using patient controlled measures. British Journal of Neurosurgery:14(3)195-9. 

V Waran, DK Menon.2000.Multimodality monitoring and the diagnosis of traumatic caroticocavernous fistula following head injury.British Journal of Neurosurgery:14(5):469-71. 
 
1999

Waran V, Al Rawi PG, Kirkpatrick PJ. Microemboli detection in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1999;13(1):101-108 (ISI-Cited Publication)
 
1997

Hutchinson PJ, Waran V, Laing RJ. Outcome in redo lumbar surgery. Presented at the SBNS Cambridge 1997. British Journal of Neurosurgery 1997 (ISI-Cited Publication)

V Waran, S Yamada & Takada.1997.Growth hormone secreting adenoma with a Rathkes cleft cyst. Journal of Clinical Neurosciences 4(4):502-505 

BM Selladurai,Vickneswaran.1997.Coagulopathy in acute head injuries.British Journal of Neurosurgery.11(5)398- 404 
 
Review
 
2009

Philip R, Prepageran N, Raman R, Jennifer LP, Waran V. Surgical management of large acoustic neuromas: a review. Med J Malaysia. 2009 Dec;64(4):294-7. Review. (ISI-Cited Publication)

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

Neurosurgery Movement Disorder & Operative Device Development Research, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2015, HIR

Precommercialization of Surgical Heads, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012-2012, University Cradel Investment Program- MOF, National

ADAPTATION PROCESS AMONG POST INTRACEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE PATIENTS AND FACTORS THAT AFFECT ADAPTATION OUTCOME, Principal Investigator(PI), 15/04/2010, University Cradel Investment Program- MOF, 14/04/2011

Design and Development of Robotic Arm for Neurosurgical Endoscopic Surgery, Co-Investigator, 2010-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A HAND HELD MEDICAL IMAGE COMMUNICATION DEVICE \'TELEMEDICINE IN YOUR HAND\', Principal Investigator(PI), 01/06/2009, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), 12/12/2010

3G Technology in managing acute neurosurgical trauma, Co-Investigator, 2008-2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), National

Development of Hand Held Image Communication Device (Telemedicine in Your Hand), Co-Investigator, 2008-2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), National

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

PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUA$A PENILAI PUSAT KEGEMERLANGAN(CoE) BERPOTENSI BAGI NEUROSAINS,UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA, Consultant, 2012-2014, JABATAN PENGAJIAN TI NGGI (KPT)

Private Public Partnership for the development of the Centre for Image Guided and Minimally Invasive Therapy University Malaya, Consultant, 2011-2020, Private and Public

National Specialist Registry Neurosurgical Accreditation Committee for Specialist and Sub-Speciality Registry, 2009-2009, Neurosurgical Accreditation Committee for Specialist and Sub-Speciality Registry

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

Surgical Heads, International Exposition of Research & Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2009 Pecipta, 2013

MEDCOM Central, International Exposition of Research & Invention of Institutions of Higher Learning 2009 Pecipta, 2011

Haemostatic Delivery System for Endoscopic Procedures, International Federation of Neurosurgical Endoscopist, 2010

Rapid Manufacturing of Customized Cranioplasty Plates and Maxillofacial Reconstruction , Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE), 2010

Guided Expandable Neuroendoscopic Port (IGENP) , Ekspo Penyelidikan dan Ciptaan Institusi Pengajian Tinggi Antarabangsa (PECIPTA), 2009

The Design, Development and Fabrication of Custom Made Reconstruction and Implants for Medical Application , Bio Malaysia , 2009

The Design, Development and Fabrication of Custom Made Reconstruction and Implants For Medical Application, International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX), 2009

Execellent Service Award, University of Malaya , Ministry of Education , 2005

Computer Aided Cranio-Orbital Reconstruction, The International Exhibition of Invention, new Techniques and Products, Geneva Switzerland, 2005

Bronze Medal-Designing and Fabrication Maxillofacial Implants using CAD Models, University Malaya, 2004

Best free paper- Use of Frame Based Stereotaxy (STX) with stereoplan assistance in biopsy of deep seated lessions at UMMC:Review of cases and complications, ASEAN Congress of Neurosurgeons and ACNS, AASNS ans WFNS, 2004

Excellent Service Award, General Hospital, KL, MOH , 1994

Top Candidate for FRCS(Edinburgh)Final examination, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh , 1994

Final MBBS - Gold Medal(with distinction), University Malaya , 1990

Final MBBS- Silver Medal , King Edward the VII, College of Medicine , 1990

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

Simulate Endoscopic Neurosurgical Procedures with 3D Printing Surgical Guides, Singapore Medical Association, 30 May 2014 to 30 May 2014, Singapore Medical Association, (International)

2nd Annual conference of Neurological Surgeons Society of India, 2nd Annual conference of Neurological Surgeons Society of India, 01 Mar 2013 to 03 Mar 2013, Neurological Surgeons Society of India, (International)

International Rhinology Innovative Symposium, International Rhinology Innovative Symposium, 16 Aug 2012 to 18 Aug 2012, Chinese University of Hong Kong, (International)

Intellectual Property and Commercialisation of Health Innovations, Intellectual Property and Commercialisation of Health Innovations, 08 Dec 2012 to 08 Dec 2012, University of Malaya, (National)

Neurosurgical Lectures Neurosurgical Trauma, Neurosurgical Lectures Neurosurgical Trauma, 25 Dec 2012 to 25 Dec 2012, National University of Singapore, (International)

Surgical Grand Rounds, Litchfield Lectureship, 25 Mar 2011 to 25 Mar 2011, University of Oxford, UK, (International)

The Surgical Management of Parkinsons Disease, Asia Pacific Geriatric Conference, 07 Apr 2006 to 09 Apr 2009, (International)

Neurosurgical Training-the UM Perspective and The Surgical Management of Parkinsons Disease, The Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Surgeons, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, 10 Jun 2005 to 12 Jun 2005, (National)

ICP in the Management of Head -Injured Patient, 11th Symposium on Shock and Critical Care, 13 Aug 2004 to 15 Sep 2004, (International)

ISCAT in the Practice of Aneurysmal Haemorrhages in M'sia, 11th Asian-Australasian Congress of Neurosurgical Surgery, 22 Nov 2003 to 26 Nov 2003, (International)

Intracranial Aneurysms: Surgical Management and Outcome Microsurgical Resection of Brain AVM's, Ist Endovascular and Interventional Neuroradiology, 22 May 2002 to 25 May 2002, Subang Jaya Medical Centre and College of Radiology and Malaysian Neuroscience Society, (National)
 
Presenter

Innovating in Surgery in Malaysia, Inaugural Lecture, 26 Feb 2013 to 26 Feb 2013, (University)
 
Others

Image Guided Neuroendoscopy in Paediatric Patients-the Malaysian Experience, Third World Conference of the International Study Group on Neuroendoscopy (ISGNE), 15 Jun 2005 to 18 Jun 2005, (International)

CT-guided Hook Wire Localisation for single Level Laminectomy., 12th ASEAN Association for Radiology Congress, 02 Sep 2004 to 04 Sep 2004, Malaysian Radiology Association, (International)

Central nervous system meliodisis:Three cases from the University of Malaya Medical Centre., 5th Biennial ASEAN Neurological Association (ASNA) and 25th Philipines Neurological Association (PNA)annual convention, 29 Nov 2003 to 02 Dec 2003, ASEAN Neurosurgical Association (ASNA), (International)

The selective use of the programmable valve in the management of difficult cases of hydrocephalus., College of Surgeons of Malaysia Annual Meeting, Kota Kinabalu Malaysia, 01 Dec 2003 to 03 Dec 2003, College of Surgeons of Malaysia, (National)

SUPERVISION

 
Post Graduate Level
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Completed

Masters Degree, Dr. Devaraj A/L Pancharatnam, Prospective Evaluation of the Value of Repeat Cranial CT Scan in Patients with Severe Traumatic Head Injury, 2005/2006

Masters Degree, Dr Khang Nan Chuang, Epidemiology of Operated Central NervousTumor in UMMC 2003 to 2007, 2005/2006

Masters Degree, Dr. Sek Weng Yew, Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury in UMMC 2007, 2005/2006

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Dr Roshni Menon, he creation and verification of cranial models using 3D rapid prototyping technology in field of trans-nasal sphenoid endoscopy, 2011/2012

Masters Degree, Khang Nan Chuang, Epidemiology of Primary and metastatic central nervous system tumours in UMMC, 2008/2009

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Sia Sheau Fung, Primary intracerebral haemorrhage in Malaysia: In hospital mortality and outcome in patients from a hospital based registry, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Dr Ravindran Karuppiah, Single nostril approach in excising pituitary tumors endoscopically using an expandable nasal port - A single centre review of surgical outcome and nasal soft tissue complication, 2010/2011

Masters Degree, Manimaran Sinnathamby, ervical canal diameters from C2 to C7 in patients who are asymptomatic and with normal cervical spine CT scan in UMMC,, 2007/2008

Masters Degree, Dr Norfaizal Ahmad Bahduri, Teleconferencing Using Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) for Long-Range Consultation of Patients with Neurosurgical Problems in an Acute Situation, 2007/2008

Ongoing

Masters Degree, Dr. Edwin See Un Hean, Quality of Life in Patients with Metatastic Brain Tumor Posts Surgical Intervention, 2006/2007

Masters Degree, Gireesh, Endoscopy, 2011/2012

Masters Degree, Thrimourthi, S100b in mild head injury, 2012/2013

Doctoral Degree (PhD), Amirhossein Mehbodniya, Design And Development Of Robotic Arm For Neurosurgical Endoscopic Surgery, 2011/2012

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).

An Improved Expandable Cannula for Endoscopy Surgery Use, Patent, IP 20055800, 2005

A Haemostatic Agent Delivery System, Patent, PT/3455/UM/10, 2010, (University)

Grey Level Isotropic Transfer Function To Produce Volumetric Biomodels, Patent, PT/3454/UM/10, (University)

Surgical Volumetric Biomodels of Human Anatomy, Patent, PT/3457/UM/10, (University)

Multipoint Stamping For Fabrication Of Medical Implants, Patent, PT/3458/UM/10, (University)

An Apparatus For Surgery, Patent, PT/3038/UM/09, 2009, (University)

Rapid Manufacturing Of Customized Cranioplasty Plates Using Additive Technology, Patent, PT/3490/UM/10, (University)

The Universal Navigation Probe, Patent, PT/3456/UM/10, 2011, (University)

Medical Communications Centre Integration Console, Patent, PT/3490/UM/10, 2011, (University)

EXPERT LINKAGES
(Linkages Description), (Organisation), (Year of Involvement), (Duration), (Level).

Neurosurgical Training, Department of Neurosurgery University of Cambridge-Addenbrookes NHS Trust, 2005, 96, (International)

Cooperation in human resource and scientific development, Oxford Movement Disorder Group, 2009, 60, (International)

EXPERT/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
(Activity), (Organisation), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level).

PELANTIKAN SEBAGAI AHLI JAWATANKUA$A PENILAI PUSAT KEGEMERLANGAN(CoE) BERPOTENSI BAGI NEUROSAINS, UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA, JABATAN PENGAJIAN TINGGI (KPT), Technical Advisor, 2012-2014, (National)

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


First Degree

Medicine, 2013/2014(1,2,3), 160, 0

EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Description), (Evaluation Activity).

Neurology Asia (ISSN 1823-6138) Editor in Chief: Dr. CT Tan, Reviewer for Neurosurgical and related submissions