PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. AZLINA BINTI AHMAD ANNUAR

Department of Biomedical Science
Faculty of Medicine
 
  azlina_aa@um.edu.my
 Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8305-2010


BIBLIOMETRIC DATA


 Total Articles in Publication List  37
 Articles With Citation Data  37
 Sum of the Times Cited   851
 Average Citations per Article   23.00
 h-index   10
 Co-authors   Collaboration Network
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ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Genetics Society, Member, 2008 to 2010, (National)
  • NeuroMalaysia, Treasurer, 2009 to 2011, (National)
  • Malaysian node of the Human Variome Project, Academic Member, 2013, (National)

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


  • Ahli Jawatankuasa ScienceCafe, Faculty, 02/01/2018 to 31/12/2019
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Kurikulum Fakulti bagi program Ijazah Tinggi secara Penyelidikan , Faculty, 06/04/2017 to 05/04/2020
  • Ahli Jawatankuasa Ijazah Tinggi Fakulti Perubatan, Faculty, 03/01/2017 to 02/01/2019
  • Coordinator for the Biomedical Science Programme Final Year Research Project MBEB 4180, registered under the Dept but offered to the whole Faculty., Faculty, 05/09/2016 to 29/06/2018
  • Assistant to coordinator, Faculty, 30/08/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Assisting Prof Mary Anne in the Faculty Postgraduate studies committee)
  • Coordinator, Faculty, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Coordinator for Departmental seminars)
  • Advisor for Biomedical Science Programme Annual Gathering, Faculty, 03/01/2011 to 30/11/2011 (Involved in advising students on fundraising, publicity, event management, performances.)
  • Committee member for Departmental Fund, Faculty, 02/03/2009 to 30/12/2011
  • Co-Coordinator for monthly Departmental Seminars, Faculty, 02/01/2009 to 17/09/2012

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Neuroscience, Neurogenetics


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • Lock. C, Kwok J, Kumar S, Ahmad-Annuar A, Narayanan V, Ng ASL, Tan YJ, Kandiah N, Tan EK, Czosnyka Z, Czosnyka M, Pickard JD and Keong NC. DTI Profiles for Rapid Description of Cohorts at the Clinical-Research Interface. Frontiers in Medicine, 2019 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gopalai et al., LRRK2 N551K and R1398H variants are protective in Malays and Chinese in Malaysia: a case-control association study for Parkinson’s disease. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 2019. (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • SY Lim, AH Tan, A Ahmad-Annuar, SA Schneider, PC Bee, JL Lim, N Ramli, MI Idris. A Patient with Beta-Propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN): Treatment with Iron Chelation Therapy. Journal of Movement Disorders. 2018;11(2):89-92. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Quantitative Magnetic Resonance Imaging and radiogenomic biomarkers for glioma characterisation: A systematic review. Seow PC, Wong WHD , Ahmad-Annuar A, Mahajan A , Win MT, Ramli N. British Journal of Radiology 2018, Dec;91(1092):20170930 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Nor Linda Abdullah, Renuka Gunasekaran, Siti Waheeda Mohd-Zin, Bee-Hui Lim, Pramila Maniam, Anis Shuhada Mohd-Salleh, Meow-Keong Thong, Zamri Chik, Noreena Nordin, Zaliha Omar, Julia Patrick Engkasan, Dharmendra Ganesan, Zakaria Nurul Aiezzah, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar and Noraishah Mydin Abdul-Aziz. (2018). Cranial neural tube defect after trimethoprim exposure. BMC Research Notes201811:475 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chew EGY, Liany H, Tan LCS, Au WL, Prakash KM, Ahmad Annuar A, Chan AYY, Lim SY, Mok V, Chung SJ, Song K, Liu J, Foo JN, Tan EK. Evaluation of novel Parkinson’s disease candidate genes in the Chinese population. Neurobiol Aging. 2018 Sep 21. pii: S0197-4580(18)30337-3 (ISI-Indexed)
  • SY Lim, AH Tan, A Ahmad-Annuar, SA Schneider, PC Bee, JL Lim, N Ramli, MI Idris. A Patient with Beta-Propeller Protein-Associated Neurodegeneration (BPAN): Treatment with Iron Chelation Therapy. . Journal of Movement Disorders 2018, 11(2); 89-92 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shen-Yang Lim, Ai Huey Tan, Jia Lun Lim, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar. Purposeless Groaning in Parkinson’s Disease. J Mov Disord 2018;11(2):87-8 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bin Xiao, Xiao Deng, Ebonne Yu-Lin Ng, John Carson Allen, Shen-Yang Lim, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, Eng-King Tan. Association of LRRK2 Haplotype With Age at Onset in Parkinson Disease. JAMA Neurology 2018. Jan 1;75(1):127-128. (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Genome-wide association study of Parkinson’s disease in East Asians Jia Nee Foo Louis C. Tan Ishak D. Irwan Wing-Lok Au Hui Qi LowKumar-M. Prakash Azlina Ahmad-Annuar Jinxin Bei Anne YY ChanChiung Mei Chen Yi-Chun Chen Sun Ju Chung Hao DengShen-Yang Lim Vincent Mok Hao Pang Zhong Pei Rong PengHui-Fang Shang Kyuyoung Song Ai Huey Tan Yih-Ru Wu Tin AungChing-Yu Cheng Fook Tim Chew Soo-Hong Chew Siow-Ann ChongRichard P. Ebstein Jimmy Lee Seang-Mei Saw Adeline SeowMythily Subramaniam E-Shyong Tai Eranga N. Vithana Tien-Yin WongKhai Koon Heng Wee-Yang Meah Chiea Chuen Khor Hong LiuFuren Zhang Jianjun Liu Eng-King Tan. Human Molecular Genetics, Volume 26, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, Pages 226–232, https://doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddw379 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gunasekaran R, Shaker MR, Mohd-Zin SW, Abdullah A, Ahmad-Annuar A, Abdul-Aziz NM.(2017). Maternal intake of dietary virgin coconut oil modifies essential fatty acids and causes low body weight and spiky fur in mice. BMC Complement Altern Med. Jan 28;17(1):79. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1600-z (ISI-Indexed)
  • Siti W. Mohd-Zin, Ahmed I. Marwan, Mohamad K. Abou Chaar, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, and Noraishah M. Abdul-Aziz.2017.Review Article- Spina Bifida: Pathogenesis, Mechanisms, and Genes in Mice and Humans. Scientifica. Volume 2017, Article ID 5364827, 29 pages (ISI-Indexed)
  • The Prevalence and Distribution of Spina Bifida in a Single Major Referral Center in Malaysia. Sahmat A, Gunasekaran R, Mohd-Zin SW, Balachandran L, Thong MK, Engkasan JP, Ganesan D, Omar Z, Azizi AB, Ahmad-Annuar A, Abdul-Aziz NM. Front Pediatr. 2017 Nov 9;5:237. doi: 10.3389/fped.2017.00237. eCollection 2017. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ambrose KK, Taufik I, Lian LH, Goh KJ, Wong KT,Ahmad-Annuar A, Thong MK (2017) Deregulation of microRNAs in blood and skeletal muscles of myotonic dystrophy type 1 patients Neurology India 2017 May-Jun;65(3):512-517. doi: 10.4103/neuroindia.NI_237_16 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kathlin K. Ambrose, Ishak Taufik, Lay H. Lian, Khean J. Goh, Kum T. Wong, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, Meow-Keong Thong. (2017) Analysis of CTG repeat length variation in the DMPK gene in the general population and the molecular diagnosis of myotonic dystrophy type 1 in Malaysia. BMJ Open 2017;7: e010711 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Tey S, Ahmad-Annuar A, Drew AP, Shahrizaila N, Nicholson GA, Kennerson ML.Mutation analysis of genes within the dynactin complex in a cohort of hereditary peripheral neuropathies. Clin Genet. 2016 Aug;90(2):127-33. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Harmonizing the interpretation of genetic variants across the world: the Malaysian experience. Author(s): Hassan NN; Plazzer JP; Smith TD; et al. DOI: 10.1186/s13104-015-1798-0 BMC Research Notes [2016, 9:125] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gopalai AA, Ahmad-Annuar A, Li HH, Zhao Y, Lim SY, Tan AH, Lim TT, Eow GB, Santhi P, Shanthi V, Norlinah MI, Aziz ZA, Lim SK, Tan CT, Tan EK. PARK16 is associated with PD in the Malaysian population. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 2016;171(6):839 847. (ISI-cited; Impact factor 3.42 in 2016). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Narayanan V, Veeramuthu V, Ahmad-Annuar A, Ramli N, Waran V, Chinna K, Bondi MW, Delano-Wood L, Ganesan D. (2016). Missense Mutation of Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factor (BDNF) Alters Neurocognitive Performance in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Longitudinal Study. PLoS One. 2016 Jul 20;11(7):e0158838. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158838 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mohd-Zin SW, Abdullah NL, Abdullah A, Greene ND, Cheah PS, Ling KH, Yusof H, Marwan AI, Williams SM, York KT, Ahmad-Annuar A, Abdul-Aziz NM. (2016) Identification of the genomic mutation in Epha4 (rb-2J/rb-2J) mice. Genome. 2016 Jul;59(7):439-48. doi: 10.1139/gen-2015-0142 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tan JS, Ambang T, Ahmad-Annuar A, Rajahram GS, Wong KT, Goh KJ. (2016). Congenital myasthenic syndrome due to novel CHAT mutations in an ethnic Kadazandusun family. Muscle Nerve. 2016 May;53(5):822-826. doi: 10.1002/mus.25037. Epub 2016 Mar 23. (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Ching AS and Ahmad-Annuar A. 2015. A perspective on the role of microRNA-128 regulation in mental and behavioural disorders. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience, (ISI-Indexed)
  • The first Malay database toward the ethnic-specific target molecular variation. Halim-Fikri H, Etemad A, Abdul Latif AZ, Merican AF, Baig AA, Annuar AA, Ismail E, Salahshourifar I, Liza- Sharmini AT, Ramli M, Shah MI, Johan MF, Hassan NN, Abdul-Aziz NM, Mohd Noor NH, Nur-Shafawati AR, Hassan R, Bahar R, Zain RB, Yusoff SM, Yusoff S, Tan SG, Thong MK, Wan-Isa H, Abdullah WZ, Mohamed Z, Abdul Latiff Z, Zilfalil BA; members of the Malaysian node of the Human Variome Project. BMC Res Notes. 2015 Apr 30;8:176 (ISI-Indexed)
  • DRD and GRIN2B polymorphisms and their association with the development of impulse control behaviour among Malaysian Parkinson's disease patients. Zainal Abidin S, Tan EL, Chan SC, Jaafar A, Lee AX, Abd Hamid MH, Abdul Murad NA, Pakarul Razy NF, Azmin S, Ahmad Annuar A, Lim SY, Cheah PS, Ling KH, Mohamed Ibrahim N. BMC Neurol. 2015 Apr 22;15:59 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Alexander P. Drew, Danqing Zhu, Aditi Kidambi, Carolyn Ly, Shelisa Tey, Megan H. Brewer, Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, Garth A. Nicholson & Marina L. Kennerson Improved inherited peripheral neuropathy genetic diagnosis by whole-exome sequencing. Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine 2015; 3(2): 143 154 (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Shahrizaila N, Samulong S, Tey S, Suan LC, Meng LK, Goh KJ, Ahmad- Annuar A. X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease predominates in a cohort of multi-ethnic Malaysian patients. Muscle Nerve. 2014 Feb;49(2):198-201. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Gopalai AA, Lim SY, Chua JY, Tey S, Lim TT, Mohamed Ibrahim N, Tan AH, Eow GB, Abdul Aziz Z, Puvanarajah SD, Viswanathan S, Looi I, Lim SK, Tan LP, Chong YB, Tan CT, Zhao Y, Tan EK, Ahmad-Annuar A. LRRK2 G2385R and R1628P mutations are associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease in the Malaysian population. Biomed Res Int. 2014;2014:867321. doi: 10.1155/2014/867321. Epub 2014 Aug 28. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Foo JN, Tan LC, Liany H, Koh TH, Irwan ID, Ng YY, Ahmad-Annuar A, Au WL, Aung T, Chan AY, Chong SA, Chung SJ, Jung Y, Khor CC, Kim J, Lee J, Lim SY, Mok V, Prakash KM, Song K, Tai ES, Vithana EN, Wong TY, Tan EK, Liu J. Analysis of non-synonymous-coding variants of Parkinson's disease- related pathogenic and susceptibility genes in East Asian populations. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Jul 15;23(14):3891-7. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddu086. Epub 2014 Feb 23. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chong JW, Azlina AA, Wong KT, Thong MK, Goh KJ. Single mitochondrial DNA deletions in chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia (CPEO) and Kearns-Sayre syndrome (KSS) patients from a multiethnic Asian population Neurology Asia 2014; 19(1) : 27-36 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Tey S, Ahmad-Annuar A, Drew AP, Shahrizaila N, Nicholson GA, Kennerson ML. Analysis of dynein intermediate chains, light intermediate chains and light chains in a cohort of hereditary peripheral neuropathies. Neurogenetics. 2014 Jul 16. [Epub ahead of print] (ISI-Indexed)
  • Rapid-Onset Dystonia-Parkinsonism in a Chinese Girl with a De Novo ATP1A3 c.2267G>A (p.R756H) Genetic Mutation, Ai Huey Tan, Laurie J. Ozelius, Allison Brashear, ,Anthony E. Lang,4 Azlina Ahmad-Annuar, Chong Tin Tan, Shen-Yang Lim. doi:10.1002/mdc3.12122 (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Zhao Y, Gopalai A, Ahmad-Annuar A, Teng E, Prakash K, Tan L, Au WL, Li HH, Lim SY, Lim S, Chong Y, Tan L, Ibrahim N, Tan EK. Association of HLA locus variant in Parkinson disease. Clinical Genetics 2013;84(5):501-504. (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Shahrizaila N, Goh KJ, Annuar AA, Chaudhry R, Ly C,Ryan MM,Nicholson GA, Kennerson M. A family with inheritance of two X-linked disorders: Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease and Haemophilia A. Muscle Nerve. 2012 Sep;46(3):454-5 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • The frequency of common mitochondrial DNA mutations in a cohort of Malaysian patients with specific mitochondrial encephalomyopathy syndromes Jia-Woei Chong, Azlina Ahmad Annuar, Kum-Thong Wong, Meow-Keong Thong, Khean-Jin Goh Neurology Asia 2011; 16(4) : 321 ¿ 327 (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Ahmad Annuar A, Wong KT, Ching AS, Thong MK, Wong SW, Alsiddiq F, Ong LC, Goh KJ. Exercise induced cramps and myoglobinuria in dystrophinopathy - a report of three Malaysian cases. Neurology Asia 2010;15(2):125- 131 (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2010
  • Thong MK, Taufik I, Goh KJ, Azlina AA, Wong KT. 2010. The Molecular Diagnosis of Myotonic Dystrophy in Malaysia. Proceedings of the The 11th International Child Neurology Congress (ICNC 2010) 2nd ¿ 7th May 2010, Cairo, Egypt. The International Journal of Child Neuropsychiatry 2010, Vol 7 (Supplement); 162 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Looi RY, Thong MK, Goh KJ, Ahmad-Annuar A, Shahrizaila N, Thomas T, Khoo TB, Wong KT. 2010. Genetic mutations in sarcoglycanopathies in a Malaysian population. 15th International Congress of the World Muscle Society, Kumamoto, Japan. 12-16 October 2010. Abstract in Neuromuscular Disorders 2010; 20: 609-10. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

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


  • Lrrk2 Genetic Variation In A Malay Parkinson's Disease Cohort, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2019, Private Funding, (National)
  • A Clinicogenetic Study Of Parkinson's Disease In Malay Patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • GENETIC STUDY OF AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS (ALS) IN A MULTI-ETHNIC POPULATION, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • LRRK2 genetic variation in a Malay Parkinson's Disease cohort, Co-Investigator, 2019 - 2019, Private Funding, (National)
  • A clinicogenetic study of Parkinson's disease in Malay patients, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2018, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Investigating The Role Of Ahnak2, A Novel Cmt Gene, In Peripheral Neuropathy, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2019, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Ephrinb1(efnb1), Ephb6 (ephb6) And Epha2 (epha2) As Gene Candidates For Spina Bifida, Consultant, 2018 - 2019, Bantuan Khas Penyelidikan (BKP Special), (National)
  • NEurodegeneration and Understanding of Risk Overlay in Neuroimaging an NPH study, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2018, International Funding, (International)
  • Whole Exome Sequencing In Families With Early Onset Parkinson's Disease, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Elucidation of The Mechanism and Rescue of the Human Neural Tube Defects Gene(s), Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2014, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Neuronal microRNA regulation of cytoskeletal dynamics during axonal pathfinding, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • NEURAL MICRORNA REGULATION OF CYTOSKELETAL DYNAMICS DURING AXONAL PATHFINDING, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Investigating EphA2 phosphorylation and signalling mechanism in adhesion and fusion of the spinal neural tube, Co-Investigator, 2011 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (University)
  • The role of cytoplasmic dynein in regulating axonal pathfinding and synapse formation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (University)
  • The Role Of Cytoplasmic Dynein In Regulating Axonal Pathfinding And Synapse Formation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 1, (National)
  • Is Cytoplasmic Dynein Associated With Disorders Of The Peripheral Nervous System?, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2016, High Impact Research - Ministry of Education (HIR-MOE) Cycle 1, (National)
  • Is cytoplasmic dynein associated with disorders of the peripheral nervous system?, Principal Investigator(PI), 2011 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Is the leading edge of neurulation an asymmetrical lamellipodia-like structure emanating from the surface ectoderm and whether this mirrors the human spina bifida condition?, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2013, High Impact Research (HIR), (National)
  • Study of micro ribonucleic acid (miRNA) patterns and messesnger RNA splicingamong myotonic dystrophy (RM1) patients of different ages and clinical features., Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Investigation of cargo-binding partners for cytoplasmic dynein, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • INVESTIGATION OF CARGO-BINDING PARTNERS FOR CYTOPLASMIC DYNEIN, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2011, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • IDENTIFICATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL DNA MUTATIONS IN MALAYSIAN PATIENTS WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISORDERS, , 2009 - 2010, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • THE ROLE OF MICRORNAS IN SYNAPSE FORMATION, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • The role of microRNAs in synapse formation, Principal Investigator(PI), 2009 - 2010, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Does Eph4 play a compensatory role to EphA2 during spinal neural tube closure ?, Co-Investigator, 2009 - 2010, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • MUTATIONAL ANALYSIS OF THE DMD GENE IN PATIENTS WITH DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, RU Geran, (National)
  • CHARACTERISATION OF NON-COMMON HOTSPOT REGIONS WITHIN THE DYSTROPHIN GENE IN MALAYSIA DUCHENNE AND BECKER MUSCULAR DYSTROPHIES., Principal Investigator(PI), 2007 - 2008, RU Geran, (National)

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


  • Working Group committee for Rare Diseases, 2018-2018, IDEAS
  • Editorial Board for Neuroscience Research Notes, 2018-2018, Neuroscience Research Notes
  • Editorial Board for Orient Neuron Nexus, 2010-2010, Orient Neuron Nexus
  • Treasurer, 2010-2010, NeuroMalaysia Society

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


  • Best Publication in Clinical Neuroscience 2016 (Shared With Other Co-Researchers), University of Malaya, 2018, (University)
  • Malaysian Society of Neuroscience Young Investigator Award (Awarded to My Phd Student, Aroma Gopalai), Malaysian Society of Neuroscience, 2017, (National)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Malaysia Book of Records for The Longest Dna Helix Made from Jeans, Malaysia Book of Records, 2016, (National)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University Malaya, 2014, (University)
  • Neurofair Judge, Upm, 2013, (National)
  • Ibro International Travel Grant - Awarded to My Student, Ching Ai Sze, Ibro, 2012, (International)
  • Endeavour Research Fellowship - Awarded to My Student, Tey Shelisa, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Australia, 2012, (International)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Spatial navigation, International Brain Research Organisation (Asia-Pacific) symposium, 2009-12-02 to 2009-12-02, Monash University Malaysia, (International)
  • LRRK2 involvement in Parkinson's Disease, NeuroMalaysia Society Symposium, 2011-12-12 to 2011-12-13, (International)
  • Genetics of Parkinson's Disease in Malaysia, International Conference on Medical and Health Sciences , 2013-05-22 to 2013-05-24, Malaysian Society of Human Genetics, (International)
  • Gene hunting using whole exome sequencing , 10th Malaysian Genetics Congress, 2013-12-03 to 2013-12-05, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, (National)
  • Neuroscience overview in UM, 25th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences 2014, 2014-06-22 to 2014-06-22, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, (National)
  • Genetics of Parkinson s disease and other Neurological Disorders, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore Research Serminar Series, 2014-10-03 to 2014-10-03, National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore, (International)
  • Delving into the nervous system, HIR-Leica microscopy workshop 2015, 2015-02-10 to 2015-02-11, (University)
  • Whole exome sequencing in inherited peripheral neuropathies, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, 2015-06-05 to 2015-06-07, Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, (National)
  • Whole exome sequencing of a Malaysian family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, 6th Annual Neuroscience Seminar, 2016-03-22 to 2016-03-22, UPM, (National)
  • Personality and Intelligence- is it controlled by my DNA?, Astro Learning Fest 2018, 2018-07-26 to 2018-07-26, Astro, (National)
  • Can't sleep, here's why., Astro Learning Fest 2018, 2018-07-26 to 2018-07-26, Astro, (National)
  • Linkage analysis and whole exome sequencing reveals AHNAK2 as a novel genetic cause for autosomal recessive demyelinating Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, International Joint Conference on Genetics and Medicine, 2018, 2018-11-29 to 2018-11-30, Genetic Society, Korea, (International)
  • Gene hunting for Parkinson's Disease, Neuroscience Cluster Seminar 2018 on Neurogenetics, 2018-12-14 to 2018-12-14, Persatuan Genetik Malaysia, (National)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • Trying to figure it out, 2nd Neuroscience Symposium, 2014-05-03 to 2014-05-03, UPM, (National)
POSTER
  • Analysis of Dynein-Dynactin genes in Inherited Peripheral Neuropathies, GeneMappers Conference, 2012-08-26 to 2012-08-28, (International)
  • Park18- a protective variant in Malaysian Parkinson's Disease patients, NeuroMalaysia Symposium , 2012-11-29 to 2012-11-30, (International)
  • HLA-DRA: A protective variant in Malaysian Parkinson's Disease patients, Asia Pacific Congress on Human Genetics , 2012-12-05 to 2012-12-08, (International)
  • Parkin and PINK1 screening in patients with early onset PD, NeuroMalaysia Symposium 2013, 2013-09-28 to 2013-09-28, NeuroMalaysia Society, (National)
  • Whole exome sequencing of a Malaysian family with Charcot Marie Tooth disease reveals a novel candidate gene for autosomal recessive CMT, 2015 PNS meeting, 2015-06-28 to 2015-07-02, Peripheral Nerve Society, (International)
ORAL
  • Whole exome sequencing in a Malaysian CMT family (presented by my student), 5th CMT consortium, 2013-06-25 to 2013-06-27, International CMT consortium, (International)
  • Whole exome sequencing in a Malaysian family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, NeuroMalaysia Symposium, 2013-09-28 to 2013-09-28, NeuroMalaysia Society, (National)
  • Gene expression analysis of R3hdm1, NeuroMalaysia Symposium, 2013-09-28 to 2013-09-28, NeuroMalaysia Society, (National)
  • Gene mapping for a consanguineous family with CMT, GeneMappers 2014, 2014-05-11 to 2014-05-14, Genemappers consortium Australia, (International)
  • Whole exome sequencing a consanguineous family in search for a novel genetic cause of Charcot-Marie Tooth Disease - oral presentation by my PhD student, Tey Shelisa , American Society of Human Genetics conference 2014 -, 2014-10-20 to 2014-10-20, American Society of Human Genetics, (International)
  • Whole exome sequencing of a Malaysian family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, 3rd Pan-Asian Biomedical Science Conference, 2016-12-07 to 2016-12-08, Faculty of Health Sciences, UKM, (International)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Workshop on NGS, specifically WES, Find that gene!, 2014-06-03 to 2014-06-04, Myself, (National)
  • Linkage analysis workshop, Linkage analysis workshop, 2015-11-17 to 2015-11-17
INVITED SEMINAR
  • Scientific session, 26th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, 2015-06-05 to 2015-06-07, Malaysian Society of Neuroscience, (National)
OTHERS
  • R3hdm1, a nucleic acid binding gene, FENs 2012, 2012-07-14 to 2012-07-18, (International)
  • R3hdm1, a nucleic acid binding gene, NeuroMalaysia Symposium 2012, 2012-11-29 to 2012-11-30, (International)
  • Neurogenetics, 15th Asian and Oceanic Neurology Congress, 2016-08-18 to 2016-08-21, Asian and Oceanic Congress of Neurology, (International)
  • Representing Jeans for Genes Malaysia, Rare Disorders Asia Conference, 2016-11-17 to 2016-11-19, Rainbow Across Borders, (International)

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


  • Consortium, Asia-Oceanic Inherited Neuropathy Consortium, 2017, (International)
  • 'Scientist-in-the-house', BFM89.9 radio station, 2017, 10, (National)
  • Consortium, Asian PD consortium, 2017, (International)
  • Asia Pacific CMT consortium, Research labs within the Asianic region, 2016, 36, (International)

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


  • National Science Quiz 2017: Coordinator for Labyrinth111_UM maze activity for the participants, National Science Quiz 2017, Coordinator, (National)
  • Introduction to Genetic studies short workshop: Myanmar-UM, Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, UM, Technical Advisor, 2018-2018, (University)
  • Development of the Labyrinth111_UM maze, University of Malaya, Expert Advisor, 2016-2016, (University)
  • National Science Quiz 2016: Coordinator for Labyrinth111_UM maze activity for the participants, Academy Science Malaysia, Coordinator, 2016-2016
  • Penilaian sebutharga bagi refrigerated centrifuge, Dept of Biomedical Science, Committee Member, 2014-2014, (University)

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


  • Examiner for NA, Masters UPM 2017, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Examiner for HH, Masters thesis 2017, Thesis ,  ( )
  • Examiner for ML, Masters UPM 2017, Thesis ,  ( )
  • External examiner for GS36355, Masters thesis, UPM, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • External examiner for GS47484, Masters thesis, UPM, Thesis ,  (2018 - 2018)
  • Working Group member for Rare Diseases, commissioned by IDEAS Malaysia, Project ,  (2018 - 2019)
  • PhD thesis for PMA, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Masters thesis, UM candidate (MD), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • External examiner, UPM candidate (AJ), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • PhD thesis, La Trobe University, Australia(A.A-A), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • Masters thesis, UPM candidate (AL), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • MAsters thesis, UPM candidate (HTY), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • Masters thesis, UPM candidate (NN), Thesis ,  (2015)
  • Examiner for Masters Candidature defence (NJB), Candidature Defence Seminar ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • External examiner for Rabia Chaudhry, PhD thesis, University of Sydney, Thesis ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Brain Bee Competition 2014, Competition ,  (2014 - 2014)
  • Reviewer for the journal 'Gene', Article In Journal ,  (2012)
  • Neurology Asia manuscript 234/12, Article In Journal ,  (2012)
  • Mohammad Shaker Masters candidature defence (UM), Thesis ,  (2012)
  • Neurology Asia manuscript 95/12, Article In Journal ,  (2012)
  • Nursalihah bt Muhammad Masters Candidature defence (UM), Project ,  (2012)
  • Neurology Asia manuscript 44/12, Article In Journal ,  (2012)

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


  • Genetics awareness talk to Ernest&Young Advisory HQ, Dec 2017., (Community), 15/11/2017 until 15/11/2017
  • Talk on ''Emotions in dementia'' to the Alzheimer''s Disease Foundation community centre, Nov 2017., (Community), 11/11/2017 until 11/11/2017
  • Speaker. World Parkinson''''''''s Disease Day, 2017. Talk to the patients and public. Nov 2017, at UMMC., (Community), 04/11/2017 until 04/11/2017
  • Organised the bandage challenge on behalf of Jeans for Genes Malaysia, for Epidermolysis bullosa awareness, Oct 2017., (Community), 23/10/2017 until 31/10/2017
  • Director of the Jeans for Genes Malaysia Day celebration, Sept 2017. Debate at the Faculty of Medicine, UM, (National), 20/09/2017 until 20/09/2017
  • Represented Jeans for Genes Malaysia at the Epidermolysis Bullosa workshop, Nov 2017 at Hospital Kuala Lumpur., (National), 14/09/2017 until 15/09/2017
  • Represented Jeans for Genes Malaysia at the Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia exhibition, July 2017, (Local), 25/07/2017 until 26/07/2017
  • Represented Jeans for Genes Malaysia in the World Skin Day, Desa Park City May 2017. Organised by UPM., (Community), 14/05/2017 until 14/05/2017
  • Panelist. BFM89.9-AIA Health and Living Expo 2017. April 2017., (National), 08/04/2017 until 08/04/2017
  • Brain Awareness Day, March 2017. Activities for school children at the Labyrinth111 maze as part of Brain Awareness Week, (Local), 25/03/2017 until 25/03/2017
  • World Rare Disorder''s Day, February 2017. Organised activities as part of Jeans for Genes Malaysia outreach programme together with the Malaysian Rare Disorders Society. Kuala Lumpu, (National), 26/02/2017 until 26/02/2017
  • Genetics talk to Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Megah school teachers, January 2017., (Local), 17/01/2017 until 17/01/2017
  • Talk to Standard 3 pupils on DNA at Sekolah Kebangsaan Taman Megah, 8 November 2016, 8-10.30am., (Community), 08/11/2016 until 08/11/2016
  • Director of Jeans for Genes Malaysia 2016. Organised an awareness campaign about genetic disorders, and made a Malaysian Record for the longest DNA helix made out of jeans on 25th Sept 2016., (National), 25/09/2016 until 25/09/2016
  • Brain Awareness Day 2016: Organised a public event for Brain Awareness Day, held at the Labyrinth111_UM maze. Opening by Deputy VC (Development) Prof Faisal Rafiq Adikan, (Community), 19/03/2016 until 19/03/2016
  • Co-organised the World Rare Disease Day celebration together with the Malaysian Rare Disorders Society, 25-28th February 2016., (Community), 25/02/2016 until 28/02/2016
  • Alzheimer's Daycare Centre visit. Activities with AD patients., (Community), 20/05/2015 until 20/05/2015
  • Brain Awareness Day 2015, fun talks to kindergarten children to tell them more about the brain., (Community), 13/03/2015 until 13/03/2015
  • Jeans for Genes Day 2014. Part of committee: Organised wheelchair race, nucleotide cupcakes sales, documentary screening, DNA sample collection, , (National), 15/09/2014 until 19/09/2014
  • Worked with the Malaysian Rare Disorders Society on their Family Day as facilitator for the family-based groups, 22 March 2014, at the MBPJ library, PJ., (National), 22/03/2014 until 22/03/2014
  • Brain Awareness Day 2014 welcoming speech, (National), 15/03/2014 until 15/03/2014
  • Acted as MC for the Hari NTD event which was organised to give support for families with children with Neural tube defects on 5 January 2014, at the Faculty of Medicine, UM., (National), 05/01/2014 until 05/01/2014
  • Malaysian Rare Disorders Society: participated at the Society's booth during the Star Health Fair 2012, conducted a Survey on Rare Disorders., (National), 07/04/2012 until 07/04/2012
  • Brain Awareness Day 2012: organised public event to raise awareness on brain related research and health issues, (Community), 18/03/2012 until 18/03/2012
  • Malaysian Rare Disorders Society: participation at their Rare Diorders Day exhibition at UMMC, 27-29th February 2012, (Community), 27/02/2012 until 29/02/2012
  • Talk to the Alzheimer's Disease Support Group, (State), 18/06/2011 until 18/06/2011

SUPERVISION


POST GRADUATE STUDENT
(Name of Degree), (Name of Candidates), (Title of Thesis), (Academic Session)

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Adibah Binti Sahmat, Screening of the De Novo and inherited Spina Bifida Candidate Variants Using Whole Exome Sequencing Analysis in a Targeted Malaysian Cohort?, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Adibah Binti Sahmat, Screening of the De Novo and inherited Spina Bifida Candidate Variants Using Whole Exome Sequencing Analysis in a Targeted Malaysian Cohort?, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Lim Jia Lun, Investigating the genetic aetiology of Parkinson s disease in the Malay population and early onset familial PD in Malaysia, 2017/2018
  • Master Degree, Dauda Abdullahi, NEUROPROTECTION, DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF WNT SIGNALLING PATHWAY AND BEHAVIOURAL RECOVERY INDUCED BY SPIRULINA PLANTESIS IN SPINAL CORD INJURED RATS, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Adibah Binti Sahmat, DOES LATERALITY PLAY A ROLE DURING NEURAL TUBE CLOSURE?, 2015/2016
  • Master Degree, Siti Waheeda Binti Mohd. Zin @ Zain, IDENTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL GENES ASSOCIATED WITH HUMAN NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS, 2013/2014
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Tey Shelisa, Inherited peripheral neuropathies: Mutational analysis of cytoplasmic dynein-dynactin genes and the identification of a novel autosomal recessive gene, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Sarimah Bt Samulong, Common genetic mutations in Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Aroma Agape Gopalai, Movement Disorders in Malaysia, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Tey Shelisa, Dynein-dynactin genes and inherited peripheral neuropathies, 2011/2012
  • Master Degree, Norlinda Abdullah, Ephrins in Neural tube development, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Ching Ai Sze, The role of microRNAs in synapse formation, 2010/2011

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Aroma Agape Gopalai, Investigation of Genetic Loci Associated with Parkinson's Disease and the Functional Effect of LRRK2 Mutations.
  • Master Degree, Dauda Abdullahi, Neuroprotective Effects of Spirulina Platensis on the Spinal Cord Following Spinal Cord Injury in Rat Models: Locomotor Activity and Ultrastructural Study, 2016/2017
  • Master Degree, Siti Waheeda Binti Mohd. Zin @ Zain, The Role of Ephs and Ephrins In Human and Mouse of Central Nervous System Malformation, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Ching Ai Sze, Contribution of MIR-128 and R3HDM1 in Neuronal Synaptic Maturation, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Sarimah Samulong, Identification of Mutations in Genes Commonly Associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease in a Malaysian Cohort and A survey on the Malaysian Perspective of Rare Disorders, 2012/2013
  • Master Degree, Nor Linda Binti Abdullah, The Role of Erythropoietin-producing Hepatocellular Receptor Tyrosine Kinase class A2 and A4 (EphA2 and EphA4) in Mediating Neural Tube Closure in a Mouse Model, 2010/2011
  • Master Degree, Chong Jia Woei, Identification Of Mitochondrial Mutations In Common Mitochondrial Disorders, 2008/2009
  • Master Degree, Chong Jia Woei, IDENTIFICATION OF MITOCHONDRIAL DNA MUTATIONS IN A MALAYSIAN POPULATION WITH MITOCHONDRIAL DISORDERS, 2007/2008
FIRST DEGREE/DIPLOMA/PRE-DEGREE
(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No. of Candidates)

Completed
  • LRRK2 genotyping in PD patients, 2010/2011, 1
  • Spatial navigation: A virtual and molecular study, 2009/2010, 1
  • Duplication and point mutation testing in DMD patients, 2009/2010, 1
  • Binding partners of dynein, 2009/2010, 1

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Masters in Psychological Medicine, 2010/2011(1), 8, 4
  • Masters in Oncology, 2010/2011, 8, 2
FIRST DEGREE
  • NEUROSCIENCE, 2018/2019(1), 17, 62
  • GENOMICS AND GENE EXPRESSION, 2018/2019, 44, 67
  • GENOMICS AND GENE EXPRESSION, 2016/2017(1), 48, 42
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2016/2017(1), 4, 42
  • PRINCIPLES OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2016/2017(1), 40, 34
  • CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, 2015/2016(2), 25, 32
  • RESEARCH PROJECT IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, 2015/2016(1), 25, 50
  • PRINCIPLES OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2015/2016(1), 25, 36
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2015/2016(1), 27, 34
  • PRINCIPLES OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2015/2016, 25, 56
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2015/2016(1), 27, 57
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2014/2015(1), 34, 62
  • PRINCIPLES OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2014/2015(1), 35, 62
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2013/2014, 31, 41
  • ETHICS IN BIOMEDICINE, 2013/2014(2), 33, 2
  • CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE, 2013/2014(2), 34, 38
  • PRINCIPLES OF NEUROSCIENCE, 2013/2014(1), 33, 27
  • APPLICATION AND ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 2011/2012, 35, 2.5
  • CELL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTORY GENETICS, 2011/2012, 35, 7
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS, 2011/2012, 35, 35
  • Applications and Advances in Molecular Biology, 2010/2011, 40, 4
  • Cellular and Molecular Genetics, 2010/2011, 40, 4
  • CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, 2009/2010, 40, 72
  • RESEARCH PROJECT IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, 2009/2010, 3, 240
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS (B), 2009/2010(1), 49, 60
  • APPLICATION AND ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 2009/2010, 48, 4
  • APPLICATION AND ADVANCES IN MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 2008/2009(1), 43, 16
  • CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR GENETICS (B), 2008/2009(1), 45, 58
  • CELL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTORY GENETICS COURSE, 2008/2009(1), 38, 30
  • CELL BIOLOGY AND INTRODUCTORY COURSE, 2007/2008(1), 43, 30
  • CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES, 2007/2008, 44, 42