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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SHANGGAR A/L KUPPUSAMY

Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  drshanggar@um.edu.my
 Department of Surgery, Office of The Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-9743-2010

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • European Association of Urology, Member, 2018 to 2019, (International)

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


  • Examiner - Malaysian Urological Association , National, 03/11/2019 to 03/11/2019 (Pemeriksa untuk para pelatih tahun satu, dua dan tiga (Parallel) )
  • Chairperson - 17th Urological Association of Asia Congress 2019, International, 07/08/2019 to 10/08/2019 (17th Urological Association of Asia Congress 2019)
  • Facilitator- A Teacher's Toolkit Workshop, University Malaya, 19/06/2019 to 19/06/2019 (FACILITATOR- A TEACHER'S TOOLKIT WORKSHOP: FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENTS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS - )
  • Facilitator-1st Onco Summit 2019, National, 12/01/2019 to 12/01/2019 (1st Onco Summit 2019: Combined Androgen Blockade: Is This Still Relevant for mCRPC? )
  • Honorary Secretary Malaysia Urological Foundation (MUF), National, 01/07/2018 to 31/12/2020
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 06/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (Coordinating all activities related to Phase 3A of the NIC MBBS curriculum for Faculty of Medicine.)
  • Head Coordinator, Faculty, 01/10/2015 to 31/12/2016 (Head Clinical Coordinator)
  • Chairman, Faculty, 28/09/2015 to 31/12/2018 (Organising the UMMP Curriculum)
  • Committee member- Research Committee, Faculty, 02/03/2015 to 31/12/2018 (Coordinate research programmes in the unit.)
  • Coordinator- Phase II MBBS, Faculty, 01/11/2008 (Phase II coordinator)
  • Coordinator- Hospital Information System, Faculty,  
  • Committee Member- Malaysian Urological Conference Organizing committee, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine,   (National level)
  • Committee member- Prostate Awareness Campaign 2006 & 2007, University Malaya,  
  • Member- Hospital Transfusion Committee, University Malaya,  
  • Organising Committee Member - UM Wellness Campaign 2008, University Malaya,  

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Urology (Board of Urology Malaysia)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2021
  • Amat N, Philip EF, Chai CA, Yeoh WS, Lim J, Fadzli AN, et al. The impact of population lockdown on the referral pattern for urology in a COVID-19 designated tertiary hospital in Malaysia. Urol Sci 2021;32:23-6 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Optimizing Outcomes for Patients with Metastatic Prostate Cancer: Insights from South East Asia Expert Panel (ISI-Indexed)

2020
  • Perumal K, Mun KS, Yap NY, Razack AHA, Gobe GC, Ong TA, Kuppusamy S and Rajandram R (2020. A Study on the Immunohistochemical Expressions of Leptin and Leptin Receptor in Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma. BioMed Research Int Volume 2020: Article ID 3682086 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yii RSL, Lim J, Sothilingam S, Yeoh WS, Fadzli AN, Ong TA, Kuppusamy S, Abdul Razack AH. (2020). Predictive factors of prostate cancer diagnosis with PSA 4.0–10.0 ng/ml in a multi-ethnic Asian population. Malaysia. Asian Journal of Surgery. 43: 87-94. doi: 10.1016/j.asjsur.2019.02.014. (ISI-Indexed)

2019
  • Polymorphisms in the androgen receptor CAG repeat sequence are related to tumour stage but not to ERG or androgen receptor expression in Malaysian men with prostate cancer (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • Kuppusamy S, Quek KF, Rajandram R, Razack AHA and Dublin N (2018). Revisiting prostate specific antigen density (PSAD): a prospective analysis in predicting the histology of prostate biopsy. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Dublin N and Kuppusamy S. Dilatation/urethotomy/meatomy - indications and outcomes (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Prevathe Poniah, Shamsul Mohd Zain, Azad Hassan Abdul Razack, Shanggar Kuppusamy, Shankar Karuppayah, Hooi Sian Eng, Zahurin Mohamed: Genome-wide copy number analysis reveals candidate gene loci that confer susceptibility to high-grade prostate cancer. Urologic Oncology 05/2017;, DOI:10.1016/j.urolonc.2017.04.017 (ISI-Indexed)

2015
  • Poniah P, Mohamed Z, Apalasamy YD, Zain SM, Kuppusamy S, Razack AHA. Genetic polymorphisms in the androgen metabolism pathway and risk of prostate cancer in low incidence Malaysian ethnic groups. Int J Clin Exp Med. 2015; 8(10): 19232-40. (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Ibrahim, Fatimah; Sian, Tee Chee; Shanggar, Kuppusamy; Razack, Azad Hassan. 2013. Muslim Prayer movement as an alternative therapy in the treatment of erectile dysfunction: A preliminary study. J. Phys. Ther. Sci. 25: 1087-1091. (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Kuppusamy S, Gillatt D.Managing patients with acute urinary retention.Practitioner 2011; 255(1739):21-23. (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2010
  • Shanggar K, Ng CH, Razack AH, Dublin N. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Scrotum: a rare case of scrotal neoplasm.2010 Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre; Vol 13, Number 1, 59-62. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Shanggar Kuppusamy, Faizal N, Quek, KF; Razack, AH; Dublin, N.2010 The efficacy of periprostatic local anaesthetic infiltration in transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy of prostate: a prospective randomized study. World J Urol. Published Online 11th July 2010. (ISI-Indexed)
  • K Shanggar, MZ Zulkifli, AH Razack, N Dublin. Granulomatous Prostatitis: A Reminder to Clinicians. Med J Malaysia Vol 65, No 1, March 2010, 21-22. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2008
  • Koh PS, Shanggar K, Razack AH, Lee G.2008.Congenital Bilateral Aplasia of Vas Deferens (CBAVD): A Reminder to Clinicians. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre Vol 11(2):89-90. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2007
  • Shanggar K, Muhilan P, Dublin N, Eng Geap George Lee, Razack AH. An Unusual Presentation of a Rare Rhabdomyosarcoma of Urinary Bladder and Prostate. Journal of the University of Malaya Medical Centre; Vol 10, Number 2, 2007, 57-59. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
Proceeding

2013
  • Kuppusamy S, White P, Razack A, Gillatt D, Rhodes A, Doran O.Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) in CYP17A1 (rs743572) Gene as a Risk of Prostate Cancer Development A Preliminary Report in Caucasian Group (2011). (ISI-Indexed)

2010
  • Shanggar, K; Quek, KF; Razack, AH; Dublin, N.2010 The usefulness of Prostate Specific Antigen Density in Prostate Cancer detection: A Malaysian perspective. International J of Urol Vol. 17; Suppl 1; A203. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Chee Loong Yeap, K Shanggar, Norman Dublin, Azad H Razack.2010 Sextant vs volume based extended transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy- an experience of University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC). International J of Urol Vol. 17; Suppl 1; A204-A205. (ISI-Indexed)

2009
  • S Kuppusamy, Faizal N, Quek, KF; Razack, AH; Dublin, N. The efficacy of periprostatic local anaesthetic infiltration in transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy of prostate: a prospective randomized trial.2009 BJUI Vol. 103; Suppl 4, Pg 13. (ISI-Indexed)
  • S Kuppusamy, K F Quek, A H Razack, N Dublin. Assessment of Diagnostic performance of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) in a nation of low Prostate cancer incidence.BJUI 2009 Vol. 103; Suppl 1, Pg 22. (ISI-Indexed)

2008
  • Shanggar K, Pavai S, Jayalakshmi P, Razack AH, Dublin N. 2008. The Use of Various Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Forms for Estimation of Prostate Cancer Risk. Indian Journal of Urology; Vol. 24, Suppl. 2, S131. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Others

2008
  • Shanggar K, Pavai S, Jayalakshmi P, Razack AH, Dublin N. The Use of Various Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Forms for Estimation of Prostate Cancer Risk. Indian Journal of Urology; Vol. 24, Suppl. 2, Oct 2008, S131.(Abstract) (SCOPUS-Indexed)

2007
  • M Parameswaran, S Rampal, K Shanggar, Khaidir, T H Thun, N Dublin, A Razack. Diagnostic Properties of the Malay Overactive Bladder (OABV8) for use in Malaysian Population. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine. Vol. 7 (Suppl 2) 2007. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

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


  • Clinical And Molecular Investigation On The Role Of Cholesterol In Improving Drug Response In Bladder Cancer, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, RU Geran - Fakulti Program, (National)
  • Construing The Roles of Adipokines and Their Mechanism in Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC), Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2023, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Investigating The Mechanisms Behind Male Infertility in Hypothyroidism with Obesity: The Role of Thyroid and Leptin Hormones, Co-Researcher, 2020 - 2022, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Characterization Of Farnesyl Diphosphate Farnesyltransferase 1 (fdft1) Expression In Cisplatin -treated Muscle -invasive Bladder Cancer, Co-Researcher, 2019 - 2021, Others MOHE - Top 100 (IIRG)-HWB, (National)
  • Establishing the role of histone H3 lysine 27(H3K27) demethylases in renal cell carcinoma and bladder cancers invasiveness and progression, PI, 2017 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Molecular profiling and pathway analysis of clinically aggressive Renal Cell Carcinoma, Co-Researcher, 2017 - 2020, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • The expression of H3K27 demethylases from samples of renal cell carcinoma and bladder cancer patients., Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2019, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (University)
  • Low Intensity Shock Wave Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction, Principal Investigator(PI), 2016 - 2018, Yayasan Jiwa Malaysia, (University)
  • Study of polymorphisms of CYP3A and SRD5A2 genes and their association with risk of prostate cancer among multiethnic Malaysian men, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2013, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Screening of genetic markers in Prostate Cancer in The Malaysian Population, Co-Investigator, 2010 - 2011, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (University)
  • Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) and its isoforms in the evaluation of Prostate Cancer, Principal Investigator(PI), 2008 - 2009, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (University)

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


  • Visiting Consultant for Renal Transplant Programme, Clinical Consultant, 2017- , Universiti Teknologi Mara

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


  • Best Video Presentation, Urological Association of Asia, 2019, (International)
  • Uaa-Youth Section Fellowship, Urological Association of Asia, 2018, (International)
  • Best Video Presentation, Malaysian Urological Association, 2018, (National)
  • Best Lecturer for Surgery Session 2015/2016, University of Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Excellence Service Award, University of Malaya, 2017, (University)
  • Invited Consultant for Mass Media- Prostate Cancer Awareness, Astro, 2016, (Community)
  • Invited Consultant for Mass Media- Prostate Cancer Treatment, Astro, 2016, (Community)
  • Invited Consultant for Mass Media, Astro, 2016, (Community)
  • Certificate of Excellent Service, University of Malaya, 2016, (University)
  • Kecemerlangan Perkhidmatan 2015, Universiti Malaya, 2015, (University)
  • Most Number of Participants in a Cancer Survivor Relay Run, Malaysia Book of Records, 2015, (National)
  • Best Oral Award, Malaysian Urological Association, 2010, (National)
  • Best Poster Award At World Video Urology Conference 2009, Malaysian Urological Association, 2009, (International)
  • Sanofi-Aventis Prostate Cancer Research Award, Malaysian Urological Association, 2007, (National)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Vesico and Uretero Vaginal Fistulae, Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program (Malaysian ETNEP), 2016-03-14 to 2016-03-14, Enterostomal Therapist Team, UMMC and supported by Malaysian Ostomy Association (MOsA), (International)
  • Sexual Dysfunction, Men's Health Academy, 2016-03-26 to 2016-03-27, Pfizer, (National)
  • VVF and UVF, Malaysian Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Programme, 2017-02-22 to 2017-02-22, Department of Nursing and Business Development Unit, PPUM, (National)
  • Management of Erectile Dysfunction in Diabetes, Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society Scientific Conference , 2017-04-07 to 2017-04-09, Malaysian Diabetes Educators Society, (National)
  • Prostate Cancer and Its Related Issues, Rotary Club Meeting , 2017-04-18 to 2017-04-18, Rotary Club of Bangsar, (National)
  • A TEACHER'S TOOLKIT WORKSHOP: FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENTS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, A TEACHER'S TOOLKIT WORKSHOP: FOUNDATIONS OF ASSESSMENTS FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS, 2019-06-19 to 2019-06-19, MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT UNIT (MERDU), (University)
ORAL
  • Construction of Malay Version Of The Overactive Bladder Screener For Assessing Urinary Tract Symptoms in a Malaysian Population, 40th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 2006-08-25 to 2006-08-27, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, (International)
  • Ureterorenoscopy for Ureteric Calculi in Day Surgery An Analysis of 4 years Experience in UMMC, 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
POSTER
  • Restoring Sexual Function in Female with Pelvic Floor Tumour: A Sigmoid Colon Neovaginoplasty, 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
  • Renal Secondary of Metastatic Uterine Cervix Carcinoma Presented As A Non-resolving Abscess, 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
  • Extramammary Paget s disease: A Rare Series of 4 Peno-scrotal Neoplasm, 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
PRESENTER
  • Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy Therapy in The University of Malaya Medical Centre, 15th Malaysian Urology Congress, 2006-12-08 to 2006-12-10, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
  • Three Dimensional Volume rendering of Computerized Tomography for the Detection of Radioluscent Small Calculi Adjacent to The Ureteric , 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Conference, (National)
  • The Use of Various Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Forms for Estimation of Prostate Cancer Risk., 16th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2007-12-07 to 2007-12-09, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)
  • The efficacy of periprostatic local anaesthetic infiltration in transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) biopsy of prostate: a prospective randomized trial., British Association of Urological Surgeons 2009 Annual Scientific Meeting, 2009-06-26 to  , (International)
  • The usefulness of Prostate Specific Antigen Density in Prostate Cancer detection: A Malaysian perspective., Asian Congress of Urology, 2010-08-27 to  
  • Sextant vs volume based extended transrectal ultrasound guided prostate biopsy- an experience of University Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC)., Asian Congress of Urology, 2010-10-01 to  
OTHERS
  • The Use of Various Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) Forms for Estimation of Prostate Cancer Risk, 9th Asian Congress of Urology, 2008-10-02 to 2008-10-05, Asian Congress of Urology, (International)
  • Assessment of diagnostic performance of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) in a nation of low prostate cancer incidence, Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientifc Meeting, 2009-03-08 to 2009-03-12, Urological Society of Australia and New Zealand, (International)
  • Organising Chairman, 27th Malaysian Urological Conference, 2018-11-22 to 2018-11-24, Malaysian Urological Association, (National)

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


  • Expert talk on kidney stones, Men's Health Tv Interview ,  (2016 - 2016)

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


  • 2nd Blue Cap Run 2016- Organising committee (Deputy Chairman), (Community), 06/11/2016 until 06/11/2016
  • 2nd Blue Cap Relay Run 2016, (Community), 06/11/2016 until 06/11/2016
  • Projek Tanggungjawab Korporat Di Perkampungan Orang Asli Pulau Indah - Westports, (Community), 16/10/2010 until 16/10/2010
  • UM Community Health Awareness Campaign 2010, (Community), 06/02/2010 until 07/02/2010
  • Prostate Awareness Campaign, (Community), 13/10/2007 until 14/10/2007

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Tan Jia Shin Jessica, Expression of the oncogene ERG (V-ETS Erythroblastosis Virus E26 Oncogene Homolog) and activation of the androgen receptor in prostate cancer, 2018/2019
  • MASTER DEGREE, Vethunan A/l Tamalvanan, -, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Prevathe A/p Poniah, SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS, COPY NUMBER VARIATION AND PROTEIN PROFILES IN PROSTATE CANCER, 2016/2017
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD), Prevathe A/p Poniah, Genomics and Proteomics of prostate cancer in Malaysian men, 2016/2017
  • MASTER DEGREE, Low Jer Wei, -, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr. Low Jer Wei, Effect of ADT on Prostate cancer patients, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Raymond Yii Shi Liang, -, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Raymond Yii Shi Liang, -, 2015/2016
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr. Dinesh Francis, Treatment of ED using LISWT, 2014/2015
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr. Koong Jun Kit, Prevalence of Hypogonadism and Metabolic Syndrome in Non-Urological patients, 2008/2009
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr. Tee Chee Sian, Assessment of Nocturnal Penile Tumescence in Erectile Dysfunction Patients, 2006/2007

Ongoing
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rebecca Anthony, THE EXPRESSION AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF H3 LYSINE 27 (H3K27) DEMETHYLASES IN BOTH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND BLADDER CANCERS, 2020/2021
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rebecca Anthony, THE EXPRESSION AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF H3 LYSINE 27 (H3K27) DEMETHYLASES IN BOTH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND BLADDER CANCERS, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rebecca Anthony, THE EXPRESSION AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF H3 LYSINE 27 (H3K27) DEMETHYLASES IN BOTH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND BLADDER CANCERS, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Lim Wei Honn, Linguistic Translation and Validation of EORTC QLQ PR25 Questionnaire in Malay and Malaysian Chinese Language, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rebecca Anthony, THE EXPRESSION AND PROGNOSTIC VALUE OF H3 LYSINE 27 (H3K27) DEMETHYLASES IN BOTH RENAL CELL CARCINOMA AND BLADDER CANCERS, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Liew Vin Sern, -, 2019/2020
  • MASTER DEGREE, Sei Fon Sheng, -, 2018/2019
  • MASTER DEGREE, Rebecca Anthony A/l Anthony Dass, The Expression and Significance of H3 Lysine 27 (H3k27) Demethylases in both Renal Cell Carcinoma and Bladder Cancers : Patients Sample., 2017/2018
  • MASTER DEGREE, Dr. Vethunan A/l Tamalvanan, Adequacy of current analgesic protocol for Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy in UMMC, 2016/2017