DR. MOHAMMAD MIJANUR RAHMAN

Dr. Mohammad Mijanur Rahman is a Research Fellow at Institute of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He received his MSc degree (Dairy Science) in 1999 from Bangladesh Agricultural University and PhD degree (Agricultural Science) in 2009 from Kagoshima University. He has more than 5 years research experience at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute and University of Miyazaki (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) before joining the University of Malaya. His current research interests are nutrition biotechnology in animals, grass and forage science, animal feeding and management, untilisation of agro-industrial by-products as animal feed, anti-nutritional factors in feeds. For more details regarding his research activities, please visit: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/E-1652-2013.

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PROF. DR. TUNKU KAMARUL ZAMAN BIN TUNKU ZAINOL ABIDIN

Professor Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman is presently the director of University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), a premier 1500 bedded university hospital in Malaysia staffed by over 5,000 personnel. He is by profession an orthopaedic surgeon with special interest in upper limb and microsurgery. He obtained a medical degree (M.D.) from the National University of Malaysia in 1998. After serving the Ministry of Health as a medical officer, he entered the Masters of Orthopaedics specility training program i.e. M.S.(Ortho), in University of Malaya in 2000 and was later inducted as a lecturer in the same university upon completing his training in 2004. He also obtained a diploma in tissue banking from National University of Singapore in 2003 during his specialist traininng. Upon completing his sub-speciality rotations, he was awarded a national scholarship to pursue his sub-specialty training in the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen hospitals from 2006 till 2010. During that period, he also obtained a PhD degree from The University of Liverpool. He is presently registered with the medical councils in the UK and Malaysia. Upon his return to Malaysia in 2010, he was appointed the head of the tissue engineering group, a division under The National Orthopaedic Centre for Research and Learning (NOCERAL). This research group comprises of many researchers of which Prof. Kamarul (as he is commonly known) supervises many post-doctoral, doctoral and other post-graduate as well as undergraduate students. This group is actively involved in basic science orthopaedic related research that ranges from biomechanics to cell biology. Prof. Kamarul is however presently focused in pursuing fundamental research involving cartilage, tendons and stem cell applications. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles in many impact factored journals and has been invited to present the research groups' discoveries in numerous international scientific meetings. Prof. Kamarul is also heavily involved in the administrative duties of his instiution. His previous administrative duties also includes being the deputy dean of research for faculty of medicine, acting dean for faculty of medicine, deputy director (clinical) for UMMC, director for the Clinical Investigative Centre in UMMC (an internationally award winning centre that conducts over 200 clinical trials a year) and, head of research in NOCERAL. He sits in many national academic committees, national research grant review committee, a member of many international societies, have been invited to speak in several academic subjects in many international meetings, a reviewer to a number of academic journals and is presently the editor-in-chief of The Journal of Health and Translational Medicine. He has received many accolades and was one of the youngest Professor appointed from University of Malaya in 2011.  He has since been nominated and appointed as adjunct and honorary professors in several local and international universities.

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PROF. DR. LIAM CHONG KIN

As on 18 July 2015 Professor Dr. Liam Chong Kin, is a Professor of Medicine and Senior Consultant Respiratory Medicine Physician working in the University Malaya Medical Centre/Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He was the President of the Malaysian Thoracic Society for 4 terms from 2001 to 2009 after which he remained as a council member of the Malaysian Thoracic Society till 2015. He is a council member of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology since 2002. He is a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians (since 1997), Royal College of Physicians (London) (since 1999) and the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (since 2012). He is also an active member of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer and the European Respiratory Society. He was the organising chairman for the 8th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology that was held in Petaling Jaya from 1-4 December 2003. He chaired the scientific programme committee for the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease – Asia Pacific Region Conference that was held in Kuala Lumpur from 2-5 August 2007. He was the organising chairman for the 2014 IASLC Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference held in Kuala Lumpur from 6-8 November 2014. He is the advisor to the local organising committee for the 20th Congress of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology to be held in Kuala Lumpur from 3-6 December 2015. He has been a member of the scientific committee for the biennial Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conferences held in various countries including Hyderabad (India), Seoul (South Korea), Fukuoka (Japan) and Chiangmai (Thailand).  My areas of clinical interest include the up-to-date treatment of lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and bronchial asthma. My research interests include the epidemiology, molecular genotyping and novel molecular targeted therapies for lung cancer, novel therapies for COPD and b2-adrenoceptor genetic polymorphisms in bronchial asthma. I have been an invited speaker for a wide range of topics in Respiratory Medicine, especially in lung cancer, COPD, asthma and pneumonia at international and national scientific conferences and symposia.  He has published 138 scientific papers in peer-reviewed medical journals and is the author or co-author of 238 papers presented at national, regional and international scientific meetings.

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RECENT PUBLICATION

Osland, E., Yunus, R. M., Khan, S., Memon, B., Memon, M. A. (2016). Late Postoperative Complications in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) Versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB): Meta-analysis and Systematic Review. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy Percutaneous Techniques

Osland, E., Yunus, R. M., Khan, S., Alodat, T., Memon, B., Memon, M. A. (2016). Postoperative Early Major and Minor Complications in Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (LVSG) Versus Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB) Procedures: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review. Obesity Surgery

Khan, S., Pratikno, B., Ibrahim, A. I. N., Yunus, R. M. (2016). The Correlated Bivariate Noncentral F Distribution and Its Application. Communications in Statistics-Simulation and Computation

Memon, M. A., Memon, B., Yunus, R. M., Khan, S. (2016). Suture Cruroplasty Versus Prosthetic Hiatal Herniorrhaphy for Large Hiatal Hernia A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Annals of Surgery

Memon, M. A., Memon, B., Yunus, R. M., Khan, S. (2016). Carbon Dioxide Versus Air Insufflation for Elective Colonoscopy: A Meta-Analysis and Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials. Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy Percutaneous Techniques

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