PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. GANESH A/L P.VYTHILINGAM

Medical Lecturer
Department of Surgery
Faculty of Medicine
 
  +603-79492441
  ganesh@um.edu.my
 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
Publons Link
  https://publons.com/researcher/2931212/ganesh-vythilingam/

BIOGRAPHY


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


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification), (Institution).



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


  • Royal Collagen of Surgeons in Ireland, Affiliate Member, 2010 to 2020, (International)

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


  • Chairman, National, 04/09/2018 to 04/09/2019 (Innovation Forum Kuala Lumpur a branch of the global movement of Innovation Forum )
  • Deputy Head Internationalization Unit Faculty of Medicine University Malaya, University Malaya, 05/03/2018 to 04/03/2019

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area).


  • Surgery (Paediatric Surgery)


RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
(Publication).


Article in Academic Journals

2019
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Vardar,Vythilingam,et al (2019).A bioactive injectable bulking material;a potential therapeutic approach for stress urinary incontinence ,Biomaterials 206(2019) 41-48 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)

2018
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Larsson,Vythilingam.(2018).Fiber density of collagen grafts impacts rabbit urethral regeneration.SCIENTIFIC REPORTS (2018) 8:10057 (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)

2016
  • 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 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kalitha Pinnagoda , Hans M. Larsson , Ganesh Vythilingam , Elif Vardar , Eva-Maria Engelhardt , Rajendrarao C. Thambidorai , Jeffrey A. Hubbell , Peter Frey (2016) (ISI-Indexed)

2012
  • Ganesh Vythilingam, Zakaria Zahari (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2017
  • G. Vythilingam, H.M. Larsson, K. Pinnagoda, E. Vardar, E.-M. Balet, R. Thambidorai, T. Kamarul, J. Hubbell, P. Frey (ISI-Indexed)

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


  • Evaluation Of An Acellular Collagen-based Material That Can Be Implanted For Bladder Tissue Engineering, Principal Investigator(PI), 2018 - 2020, Partnership Grant, (National)
  • A collagen-based material that can be injected or implanted for urinary tract tissue, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • A collagen based material that can be injected or implanted for urinary tract tissue, Principal Investigator(PI), 2017 - 2020, International Funding, (International)
  • Functional Urethral Reconstruction By Acellular, Compressed, Fda-approved Bovine Collagen Grafts In The Rabbit (phaseii), Consultant, 2015 - 2017, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - HTM (Wellness), (University)
  • Collagen Tubular Matrix For Long Urethral Regeneration (pilot Study In A Goat Model), Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2019, RU Geran, (National)
  • Collagen Tubular Matrix For Long Urethral Regeneration (pilot Study In A Goat Model), Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, RU Operation, (National)
  • 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), 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • 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), 2014 - 2016, Bantuan Kecil Penyelidikan (BKP), (National)
  • Functional Urethral Reconstruction By Acellular Compressed Collagen and collagen -fibrin hybrid grafts in the rabbit, Co-Investigator, 2013 - 2014, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG), (National)
  • Urological Tissue Engineering

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


  • 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)

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


INVITED SPEAKER
  • Urological tissue engineering pre-clinical development using animal models, 6th National Conference on Laboratory Animal Science (NCLAS) 2018, 2018-08-02 to 2018-08-02, Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM), (National)
ORAL
  • Benign Chest Wall Tumors in Children , 2008 Asian Association of Paediatric Surgery , 2014-11-16 to 2008-11-19, Asian Associtaion of Paediatric Surgeon , (International)
  • off the shelf scaffolds the future of urethroplasty, European Chapter Meeting of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society 2016, 2016-06-28 to 2016-07-01, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society of Europe, (International)
  • Tissue Engineered Graft For Urethral Reconstruction, 26th Malaysian Urological Conference 24th-26th November 2017 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia, 2017-11-24 to 2017-11-26, Malaysian Urological Association , (National)
  • Bioengineered Collagen Graft for Urethral Reconstruction , 38th Congress of the society of International Urology , 2018-10-04 to 2018-10-07, Society of International Urology , (International)

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


  • Editorial Advisory Board of MIMS Doctor Malaysia ,  (2018)

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


  • 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 , (National), 21/09/2018 until 22/12/2018

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).


  • POLYMERIC SCAFFOLDS AND METHODS FOR PRODUCING THERE OF, PATENT, PCT/IB2016/052096 , 01/04/2016, (INTERNATIONAL)

SUPERVISION


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

Completed
  • Master Degree, Kumaran Kaniappan, Urological anomalies associated with Anorectal Malformations and their outcomes, A five year review, 2015/2016

Ongoing
  • Master Degree, Carrine Sun Chung Yine, Pneumatic Intussesception, 2018/2019

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


POST GRADUATE
  • Master in Pediatric Surgery, 2018/2019(3), 6, 16
  • REGENERATIVE MEDICINE - INDUSTRY, 2018/2019, 5, 4
FIRST DEGREE
  • Block 2 Foundation: Clinical Days Cohort 2019, 2019/2020, 8, 2
  • Paediatrics Block : - Paediatric Surgery Posting, 2018/2019, 20, 8
  • Stage 2 Block 2 Gastroenterology and Nutrition , 2017/2018, 12, 6
DIPLOMA (IF APPLICABLE)
  • Advancement Diploma In Perioperative Nursing , 2018/2019(1,2,3), 34, 2