Curriculum Vitae

DR. GANESH A/L P.VYTHILINGAM

Medical Lecturer
  • Department of Surgery
    Faculty of Medicine
  • +603-79492441

BIOGRAPHY


Paediatric Surgeon with a keen interest in translational research especially urological tissue engineering.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • SURGERY
    Paediatric Surgery

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (Surgery)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Doctoral Degree (PhD)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MSurg(Paediatrics), (Paediatric Surgery)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • MRCS, (Surgery)
    Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
  • MBBS, (Medicine and Surgery)
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Mahe), India

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Chairman
    04 Sep 2018 - 04 Sep 2019 (National)
  • Deputy Head Internationalization Unit Faculty of Medicine University Malaya
    05 Mar 2018 - 04 Mar 2019 (University Malaya)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • ROYAL COLLAGEN OF SURGEONS IN IRELAND, AFFILIATE MEMBER
    2010 to 2020 (International)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • Leaders in Innovation Fellowship First Place Final Pitch Session 2019
    Royal Academy of Engineering Leaders in Innovation Fellowship (Newton Fund), 2019 (International)
  • Winner Most Commercial Ready Product Young Innovators Award-Malaysian Medical Device Expo 2018, 23rd-25th October 2018, Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (MITEC) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    Malaysian Medical Device Ministry of Health Malaysia, 2018 (National)
  • 38th Society of International Urology (SIU) Congress Seoul 2018
    Society of International Urology, 2018 (International)
  • Best oral presentation
    Malaysian Urological Association, 2017 (National)
  • Best Poster Award 32nd Annual EAU Congress in London.
    European Association of Urology, 2017 (International)
  • Top 5 winner with SUINCoL in Venture.CH 2016
    ETH Zurich, McKinsey & Company Switzerland, Knecht Holding, the innovation promotion agency CTI, and cole Polytechnique F d rale de Lausanne (EPFL), 2016 (International)
  • Winner with SUINCoL in the business plan competition TERMIS European Chapter 2016
    Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society European Chapter, 2016 (International)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
  1. Marcin S. Zielinski, Elif Vardar, Ganesh Vythilingam, Eva-Maria Engelhardt, Jeffrey A. Hubbell , Peter Frey & Hans M. Larsson Quantitative intrinsic auto-cathodoluminescence can resolve spectral signatures of tissue-isolated collagen extracellular matrix.(2019) Communications Biology
  2. Vardar, E; Vythilingam, G; Pinnagoda, K; Engelhardt, EM; Zambelli, PY; Hubbell, JA; Lutolf, MP; Frey, P; Larsson, HM 2019. A bioactive injectable bulking material; a potential therapeutic approach for stress urinary incontinence. BIOMATERIALS
  3. Vardar,Vythilingam,et al (2019).A bioactive injectable bulking material;a potential therapeutic approach for stress urinary incontinence ,Biomaterials 206(2019) 41-48
  4. E. Vardar , H.M. Larsson . Allazetta , E.M. Engelhardt. Pinnagoda , G. Vythilingam , J.A. Hubbell , M.P. Lutolf , P. Frey (2018) Acta Biomaterialia 67 ,156 166
  5. Larsson, HM; Vythilingam, G; Pinnagoda, K; Vardar, E; Engelhardt, EM; Sothilingam, S; Thambidorai, RC; Kamarul, T; Hubbell, JA; Frey, P 2018. Fiber density of collagen grafts impacts rabbit urethral regeneration. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS
  6. Larsson,Vythilingam.(2018).Fiber density of collagen grafts impacts rabbit urethral regeneration.SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (2018) 8:10057
  7. Vardar, E; Larsson, HM; Allazetta, S; Engelhardt, EM; Pinnagoda, K; Vythilingam, G; Hubbell, JA; Lutolf, MP; Frey, P 2018. Microfluidic production of bioactive fibrin micro-beads embedded in crosslinked collagen used as an injectable bulking agent for urinary incontinence treatment. ACTA BIOMATERIALIA
  8. Vythilingam G., Larsson, H.M.Pinnagoda K.Vardar E., Balet E-M., Thambidorai R., Kamarul T. ,Hubbell J., Frey P. Off the shelf tissue-engineered material for urethral reconstruction Eur Urol Suppl 2017; 16(3);e1787-1788
  9. Kalitha Pinnagoda , Hans M. Larsson , Ganesh Vythilingam , Elif Vardar , Eva-Maria Engelhardt , Rajendrarao C. Thambidorai , Jeffrey A. Hubbell , Peter Frey (2016)
  10. Pinnagoda, K., Larsson, H. M., Vythilingam, G., Vardar, E., Engelhardt, E. M., Thambidorai, R. C., Hubbell, J. A., Frey, P. 2016. Engineered acellular collagen scaffold for endogenous cell guidance, a novel approach in urethral regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia
  11. Ganesh Vythilingam, Zakaria Zahari
Article in Proceeding
  1. G. Vythilingam, H.M. Larsson, K. Pinnagoda, E. Vardar, E.-M. Balet, R. Thambidorai, T. Kamarul, J. Hubbell, P. Frey

RESEARCH INTEREST


  • Urological Tissue Engineering

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2015 - 2017, RU Operation
    Collagen Tubular Matrix For Long Urethral Regeneration (pilot Study In A Goat Model) ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP)
    Fabrication, Characterization And Stem Cells Behavior In Optimum Concentration Of Hydroxyapatite And Collagen With Poly-l-lactide (plla) As A Superior Scaffold For Tissue Engineering Application ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  3. 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG)
    Functional Urethral Reconstruction By Acellular Compressed Collagen and collagen -fibrin hybrid grafts in the rabbit ( Consultant)
International
  1. 2017 - 2020, International Funding
    A collagen based material that can be injected or implanted for urinary tract tissue ( Principal Investigator(PI))

PAPER PRESENTED


INVITED SPEAKER
  1. Urological tissue engineering pre-clinical development using animal models, 6th National Conference on Laboratory Animal Science (NCLAS) 2018, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM) (National) (02 Aug 2018 - 02 Aug 2018)
ORAL PRESENTER
  1. Bioengineered Collagen Graft for Urethral Reconstruction , 38th Congress of the society of International Urology , Society of International Urology  (International) (04 Oct 2018 - 07 Oct 2018)
  2. Tissue Engineered Graft For Urethral Reconstruction, 26th Malaysian Urological Conference 24th-26th November 2017 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, Malaysian Urological Association  (National) (24 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017)
  3. off the shelf scaffolds the future of urethroplasty, European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society 2016, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society of Europe (International) (28 Jun 2016 - 01 Jul 2016)
  4. Benign Chest Wall Tumors in Children , 2008 Asian Association of Paediatric Surgery , Asian Associtaion of Paediatric Surgeon  (International) (16 Nov 2014 - 19 Nov 2008)

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2018) Editorial Advisory Board of MIMS Doctor Malaysia, (Advisory Committee)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
Master
  1. (2018) Pneumatic Intussesception, Carrine Sun Chung Yine
  2. (2015) Urological anomalies associated with Anorectal Malformations and their outcomes, A five year review, Kumaran Kaniappan

TEACHING


Master
  1. (2019) MSGU - Master in Pediatric Surgery
  2. (2018) MOB7006 - Regenerative Medicine - Industry
Bachelor
  1. (2019) UMMP - Block 2 Foundation: Clinical Days Cohort 2019
  2. (2018) UMMP - Paediatrics Block : - Paediatric Surgery Posting
  3. (2017) UMMP - Stage 2 Block 2 Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Others
  1. (2019) MEE1003 - Advancement Diploma in Perioperative Nursing

PATENT/IPR


  • POLYMERIC SCAFFOLDS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THERE OF
    Patent (International)

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • Organizing a 2 Day Event to Launch Innovation Forum Kl in University Malaya to Promote Innovation and Commercialization Among The Students in Public and Private University in Malaysia. This is Part of a Global Movement to Promote Scientist Entrepreneurs That Started from Cambridge University, (21 Sep 2018 - 22 Dec 2018)