PERSONAL DETAIL


ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. HARI CHANDRAN A/L THAMBINAYAGAM

Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79492441
  +603-79586360
  drhari@um.edu.my
  Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8593-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Fellow, 2002, (International)
  • Malaysian Society of Neurosciences, Life Member, 2004, (National)
  • Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia , Life Member, 2008, (National)
  • Intercollegiate Society Board (Neurosurgery), UK Fellow, Fellow, 2009, (International)
  • Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia, 1st Vice President, 2015 to 2017, (National)
  • National Specialist Register-Specialist Subcommittee , Advisor And Member, 2016 to 2019, (National)
  • Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia, President, 2017 to 2019, (National)
  • World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Board Of Committee, 2017 to 2019, (International)
  • Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia, Life Member, 2017, (National)
  • British Radiosurgery Society, Member, 2017 to 2012, (International)
  • Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), Board Member, 2018 to 2020, (International)

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


  • Organizing Chair of World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS) for 6th International Symposia 2018, International, 15/08/2018 to 19/08/2018
  • Organising Co-Chairman of 1st MyNeuro Combined Neurology-Neurosurgery Congress (MyNeuro 2017), International, 11/08/2017 to 13/08/2017
  • Technical Advisory Committee, Center For Image Guidance and Minimally Invasive Therapy (CIGMIT), University Malaya, 01/08/2017 to 31/08/2019
  • Organising Vice Chairman of Neuro-Spine Congress 2016, International, 06/10/2016 to 08/10/2016
  • Coordinatoor for Neuro-oncology Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT), University Malaya, 01/03/2015 to 30/06/2018 (Weekly meeting)
  • Admin for UM Basic Neuronavigation Workshop, National, 04/10/2012 to 04/10/2012
  • Coordinator for Phase 11 MBBS Teaching (Surgery), Faculty, 01/03/2011 to 31/10/2013
  • Training Director of Subspeciality of Neurosurgery , Faculty, 01/06/2010 to 31/12/2015
  • Organizing Committee Chairman-The Worl Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Teaching Course, International, 04/06/2004 to 06/06/2004

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Clinical Translation (Biomaterials)
  • Central Nervous System (Medico-legal and personal accident claims)
  • Neurosurgery (Neuro-oncology, radiosurgeery, complex spine surgery)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Book

2009
  • Omkara Rubini Lingham, Hari Chandran T. 2009. Surface Anatomy of the Head & Neck: A Clinical Correlation. 
Article in Academic Journals

2018
  • Characterization of biogenic hydroxyapatite derived from animal bones for biomedical applications, S. Ramesh, Z.Z. Loo, C.Y. Tan, W.J. Kelvin Chew, Y.C. Ching, F. Tarlochan, Hari Chandran, S. Krishnasamy, L.T. Bang, Ahmed A.D. Sarhan. Ceramics International, 44, 10525-10530 (2018). (ISI-Indexed)
  • The properties of hydroxyapatite ceramic coatings produced by plasma electrolytic oxidation. S.A. Adeleke, S. Ramesh, A.R. Bushroa, Y.C. Ching, I. Sopyan, M.A. Maleque, S. Krishnasamy, Hari Chandran, H. Misran, U. Sutharsini. Ceramics International, 44, 1802-1811 (2018) (ISI/WoS Publication). (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Journal of Ceramic Processing Research. Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 69~72 (2017) Thermal phase stability and properties of hydroxyapatite derived from bio-waste eggshells.M. Amiri Roudana, S. Ramesha,*, A. Niakanb, Y.H. Wonga, M. Akhtari Zavareha, Hari Chandranc, W.D. Tengd, N. Lwine and U. Sutharsinif (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • Electroacupuncture-Assisted Craniotomy on an Awake Patient (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)
  • Ramesh, S, Natasha, A.N., Tan, C.Y.Tan, Bang, L.T., Ramesh, S. Ching, Y.C. Hari Chandran 2016. Direct conversion of eggshell to hydroxyapatite ceramic by a sintering method. Ceramics International 42:7824 7829. (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2015
  • Effect of annealing treatment on the characteristics of bovine bone. A. Niakan, S. Ramesh, C.Y. Tan, J. Purbolaksono, Hari Chandran and W.D. Teng. Journal of Ceramic Processing Research, 16 [2] 223- 226 (2015) (ISI/WoS Publication). (ISI-Indexed)
  • L.T. Bang, S. Ramesh, J. Purbolaksono, Y.C. Ching, B.D. Long, Hari Chandran, S. Ramesh, R. Othman, Effects of silicate and carbonate substitution on the properties of hydroxyapatite prepared by aqueous co- precipitation method, Materials and Design 87 (2015) 788 796 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Development of a bone substitute material based on alpha-tricalcium phosphate scaffold coated with carbonate apatite/poly-epsilon- caprolactone. L.T. Bang, S. Ramesh, J. Purbolaksono, B.D. Long, Hari Chandran, S. Ramesh, R. Othman. Biomedical Materials, 10, 045011 (2015) (ISI/WoS Publication) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Characteristics and properties of hydoxyapatite derived by sol gel and wet chemical precipitation methods. S. Ramesh, A.N. Natasha, C.Y. Tan, L.T. Bang, A. Niakan, J. Purbolaksono, Hari Chandran, C.Y. Ching, S. Ramesh, W.D. Teng. Ceramics International, 41, 10434- 10441 (2015) (ISI/WoS Publication). (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Sintering behaviour of natural porous hydroxyapatite derived from bovine bone. A. Niakan, S. Ramesh, P. Ganesan, C.Y. Tan, J. Purbolaksono, Hari Chandran, S. Ramesh, W.D. Teng. Ceramics International, 41, 3024- 3029 (2015) (ISI/WoS Publication) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Waran V, Narayanan V, Karuppiah R, Pancharatnam D, Chandran H, Raman R, Rahman ZA, Owen SL, Aziz TZ (2014) Injecting realism in surgical training- Initial simulation experience with custom 3D models. J Surg Educ 71(2): 193-7 (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Synthesis and sintering of hydroxyapatite derived from eggshells as a calcium precursor. P. Kamalanathan, S. Ramesh, L.T. Bang, A. Niakan, C.Y. Tan, J. Purbolaksono, Hari Chandran, W.D. Teng. Ceramics International, 40, 16349-16359 (2014) (ISI/WoS Publication) (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Narverud, Sverre F., Norlisah BM Ramli, Hari Chandran, and Dharmendra Ganesan. Calcified pseudomeningocele of the lumbar spine: a review. European Spine Journal (2013): 1-7. (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 Indexed 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-Indexed)

2012
  • V Waran, Devaraj P, Alwin Kumar Rathinam, Yuwaraj Kumar Balakrishnan, Hari Chandran T,et al. 2012. The Utilisation of Cranial Models Created Utilising Rapid Prototyping Techniques in the Development of Models for Navigation Training- Journal of Neurological Surgery- Part A (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sharon Marie, Chandran Hari, Blackburn T.P.D. Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Thalamic and Brainstem Cavernous Angiomas. Br Journal of Neurosurg 2012; 26(3):367-70 (ISI-Indexed)
  • T K Guan, Devaraj P, H Chandran, K H Teoh, G Kumar, D Ganesan 2012. Infratentorial Benign Cystic Meningioma Mimicking A Hemangioblastoma Radiologically & A Pilocytic Astrocytoma Introperatively: A Case Report. Open Access Journal-submitted (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • VicknesWaran, Roshni M, Devaraj P, Alwin Kumar Rathinam, Yuwaraj Kumar Balakrishnan,Tan Su Tung, Rajagopalan Raman, Narayanan P, Hari Chandran, Zainal Ariff Abdul Rahman-The creation and verification of cranial models using 3D rapid prototyping technology in field of trans-nasal sphenoid endoscopy. American J Allergy and Rhinology. In press 2012 (ISI/SCOPUS Indexed Publication)

2011
  • Vicknes Waran, Kevin Sek, Bahuri NF, Narayanan P, Chandran Hari, 2011. A haemostatic agent delivery system for endoscopic neurosurgical procedures. J Min Invasive Neurosurgery. 54(5-6):279-81 (ISI-Indexed)
  • An association between cerebral aneurysm re-bleed and CT angiography--more than a coincidence? Hassan MF1, Mahmood S, Dhamija B, Chandran H, Whitfield PC, Adams W. (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Chandran Hari, Blackburn Thomas Philip David, Plowman P Nicholas. 2010.Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: A New Therapeutic Tool of Relevance to the Endocrinologist. Asia Pacific Journal of Endocrinology 

2008
  • B.Dhamija, M.F. Hassan, H. Thambinayagam, A. Moore, W. Adams and D. Hilton. 2008. Intracranial Aspergillus Infection Associated with an Amyloid Tumor and Lymphoma.18:405 410, Skull Base (ISI-Indexed)

2007
  • T Hari Chandran, N.Prepageran, R Philip, K Gopala, AL mad Zubaidi, MA Jalaludin.2007.Delayed Spontaneous Traumatic Pneumocephalus. Medical Journal of Malaysia Vol 62:5 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Extended Abstract

2004
  • Vimalan Ramasundram, Hari Chandran T, 2004.Survey on obesity and attitudes towards obesity in young epilectic patients on anticonvulsants.J Clinical Neuroscience 1(1): 70-71. (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Biogenic Calcium Phosphate Derived From Waste Materials By Microwave Irradiation, Consultant, 2019 - 2020, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Development of a Robotic Navigation System for Neurology and Spine Surgery, Co-Investigator, 2017 - 2019, ScienceFund, (National)
  • SyNAPSe: A Randomized Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Progesterone in Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Principal Investigator(PI), 2012 - 2013, BHR PHARMA LLC., (International)
  • Neurosurgery Movement Disorder & Operative Device Development Research, Co-Investigator, 2012 - 2015, High Impact Research (HIR), (International)
  • Design and Development of Robotic Arm for Neurosurgical Endoscopic Surgery, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)

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


  • National Specialist Registry, 2015-2015, University Malaya
  • Medico-Legal Consultation, 2012-2012, Legal Firms
  • Design and development of universal navigation probe, 2011-2011, University Malaya
  • A haemostatic agent delivery system, 2010-2010, University Malaya

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


  • Itex Gold Medal for The Invention “a Novel Method in Producing Natural Derived Calcium Phosphate Bioceramic" At The 26th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2015 (Itex 2015), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 21-23 May 2015., International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Itex), 2018, (International)
  • Silver Medal for The Invention “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Biogenic Waste Materials for Biomedical Application” At The Biomalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 31 May – 2 June 2016., Biomalaysia * Asia Pacific Bioeconomy , 2018, (International)
  • Most Promising Innovation Special Award for The Invention “Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Biogenic Waste Materials for Biomedical Application” At The Biomalaysia & Asia Pacific Bioeconomy 2016, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 31 May – 2 June 2016., Biomalaysia * Asia Pacific Bioeconomy , 2018, (International)
  • Itex Silver Medal for The Invention “Calcium Phosphate Engineered from Natural Waste Materials for Biomedical Application" At The 28th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2017 (Itex 2017), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 11-13 May 2017., International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Itex), 2018, (International)
  • Itex 2018 Best Invention Award for The Invention “Graphene-Doped Zirconia Engineered for Industrial and Machine Applications" At The 29th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2018 (Itex 2018), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 10-12 May 2018., International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Itex), 2018, (International)
  • Itex Gold Medal for The Invention “Graphene-Doped Zirconia Engineered for Industrial and Machine Applications" At The 29th International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2018 (Itex 2018), Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (Klcc), Malaysia, 10-12 May 2018., International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (Itex), 2018, (International)
  • Knight Companion of The Esteemed Order of The Crown of Pahang, Pahang, 2017, (Government)

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


PRESENTER
  • Epidemiology of spontaneous intracranial hemorrhage at University Malaya Medical Centre., ASEAN Neurosurgical Congress, 2002-10-04 to  , (International)
  • Stand-alone intervertebral cage use for multi-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion., Britspine, 2008-04-30 to 2008-05-02, (International)
  • Multi-level cervical disc disease managed by ACDF with stand-alone intervertebral cages: Safe and effective. , British Association of Spine Surgeons Scientific Meeting (BASS), 2009-05-15 to  
  • Risk documentation and consent memory in lumbar spine surgery. A multi-centre study, Global Spine Congress (GSC), 2009-06-23 to 2009-06-26, (International)
  • Discrepancy in Surgical and Radiological Reporting of Lumbo-Sacral MRI, J Bone Joint Surg Br Proceedings, 2009-10-09 to  , (International)
  • Stand-alone intervertebral cages for three and four level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, Society of British Neurological Surgeons Spring Meeting (SBNS), 2010-03-24 to 2010-03-26, Department of Neurosurgery, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK., (International)
  • Four centre, two specialty study of peri-operative patient recall of written consent in elective lumbar spinal surgery, 8th Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeon(ACNS) , 2010-11-21 to 2010-11-24, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM), (International)
  • The use of Universal probe to access intracranial targets , 8TH Asian Congress of Neurological Surgeons (ACNS), 2010-11-22 to 2010-11-24, Neurosurgical Association of Malaysia (NAM), (International)
ORAL
  • Survey on obesity and attitudes towards obesity in young epileptic patients on anticonvulsants , Asian Oceania Epilepsy Congress, 2004-06-11 to  , (International)
  • The Use of Image Guided Neuroendoscopy at the University Malaya Medical Centre(UMMC), The 12th ASEAN Association of Radiology Congress "Latest Trends in Imaging, 2004-09-17 to 2004-09-19, College of Radiology - Academy of Medicine of Malaysia , (National)
  • Consent an event or a memory in lumbar spinal surgery? Amulti-centre, multi-specialty prospective study, Proceedings of the 153rd Meeting of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons: Oral Abstracts of the Platform Presentations, 2009-04-22 to 2009-04-24, Queen Elizabeth Neuroscience Centre, Birmingham, (International)

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


  • Reviewer for the manuscript, entitled " Effectiveness of Chiropractic Therapy in Idiopathic Scoliosis " that has been submitted for publication in the Journal of Clinical and Health Sciences (JCHS), Article In Journal ,  (2016 - 2017)
  • Reviewer for Journal Article Neurology Asia, Article In Journal ,  (2012)

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


  • Neurosurgeon for the Medical Team of the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix -2003 to 2005-(Lead by Medical Corp. Malaysian Armed Forces, Neurosurgeon,General Surgeon and 2 Anesthetists invited from UMMC) , (International), 01/09/2003 until  

SUPERVISION


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

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Manoj Nair, Music in Reducing Local Anaesthesia Requirement and Anxiety during Daycare Surgery, 2018/2019
  • Doctoral Degree (phd), Marjan Safarzadeh, Fabrication of 3D Scaffold From HA Through Calcined Chicken Bone, 2018/2019
  • Master Degree, Lee Chee Hong, Bilateral Intraparenchymal ICP Monitoring in Unilateral Suppratentorial Intraparenchymal Haematoma, 2011/2012

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Master of Surgery, 2016/2017, 60, 1104
  • Masters Surgery Neurosurgical teaching , 2010/2011, 5, 664
  • UM Neurosurgical registrar teaching, 2010/2011, 4, 1680
FIRST DEGREE
  • MBBS, 2016/2017, 120, 108
  • Neurosurgical tutorial phase IIIB in Klang, 2010/2011, 30, 24
  • Surgical and neurosurgical bedside teaching , 2010/2011, 20, 24