PERSONAL DETAIL


DR. SIM MAW SHIN

Senior Lecturer
Department of Pharmaceutical Life Sciences
Faculty of Pharmacy
 
  +603-79676680
  garethsim@um.edu.my
 Department of Pharmaceutical Life Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
ResearcherID Link
  http://www.researcherid.com/rid/J-5174-2016

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Article in Academic Journals

2020
  • Ramakrishnan, P., Loh, W. M., Gopinath, S. C.B., Bonam, S. R., Fareez, I. M., Guad, R. M., Sim, M. S., Wu, Y. S. (2020) Selective phytochemicals targeting pancreatic stellate cells as new anti-fibrotic agents for chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica B. 10(3): 399-413. (Impact factor: 7.097) (ISI-Indexed)

2017
  • Sim MS, Soga T, Pandy V, Wu YS, Parhar IS, Mohamed Z. (2017) MicroRNA expression signature of methamphetamine use and addiction in the rat nucleus accumbens. Metab Brain Dis., 32(6):1767-1783. (Impact factor: 2.297) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Wu, YS, Chung I, Wong WF, Masamune A, Sim MS, and Looi CY (2016). Paracrine IL-6 signaling mediates the effects of pancreatic stellate cells on epithelial-mesenchymal transition via Stat3/Nrf2 pathway in pancreatic cancer cells. Biochimica et Biophysica Act, 1861, 296-306. (Impact factor: 4.702) (ISI-Indexed)

2014
  • Maw Shin Sim, Ahmad Hatim, Shiau Hui Diong & Zahurin Mohamed (2014) Genetic Polymorphism in DTNBP1 Gene Is Associated With Methamphetamine-Induced Panic Disorder. J Addict Med 8(6): 431–437. (Impart factor: 2.129) (ISI-Indexed)
  • Shiau Hui Diong, Nor Shuhadah Mohd Yusoff, Maw Shin Sim, Raja Elina Raja Aziddin, Zamri Chik, Rusdi Abdul Rashid, Norliza Chemi, Zahurin Mohamed (2014). Quantitation of methadone and its metabolite in patients under maintenance treatment. Journal of Analytical Toxicology (2014). (Tier 2; IF = 2.017) (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)

2013
  • Sim MS, Hatim A, Reynolds GP, Mohamed Z. 2013. Association of a functional FAAH polymorphism with methamphetamine-induced symptoms and dependence in a Malaysian population. Pharmacogenomics 14(5):505-14.(Tier 1; Impact Factor = 3.97) (accepted for publication 17 Jan 2013) (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • Sim, MS; Sulaiman, AH; Jaafar, ANFA; Mohamed, Z. Association of SOD2 (superoxide dismutase 2) genetic polymorphisms with methamphetamine dependence in Malaysian population. Drug Metabolism Reviews 2011 May. 43:69-70 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Sim, M. S., Hatim, A., Jaafar, N. F., Rajagopal, V. L., Mohamed, Z. (2011). Association of the FAAH, GSTP1 and SOD2 functional genetic polymorphisms with methamphetamine dependence in a Malaysian population. HUGO J. 5:193-194. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)

2010
  • M.S. SIM, A. HATIM, V.L. RAJ, M.H. HABIL AND Z. MOHAMED. 2010. Association of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF)Val66Met genetic polymorphism with methamphetamine dependence in a Malaysian population. Brain Research (2010) 357:91-96 Brain Research (Impact Factor = 2.463) (ISI-Cited Publication) (ISI-Indexed)
Proceeding

2015
  • M.S.Sim, I.S.Parhar, T.Soga, P.Vijayapandi and Z.Mohamed. MicroRNA Expression Profiling of Methamphetamine Dependence in Rat Nucleus Accumbens Tissue. Public Health Genomics 2015;18(suppl 1):1-51 (ISI-Indexed)

2011
  • M.S. Sim, A. Hatim, N.F. Jaafar, V.L. Raj1, Z. Mohamed. 2011. Association of the FAAH, SOD2 and GSTP1 functional genetic polymorphisms with methamphetamine dependence in a Malaysian population. Dubai, UAE. Human Genome meeting 2011, 4th Pan Arab Human genetics Conference, Genomics of Human Diversity & Heritable Disorder 

2009
  • M.S. Sim, V.L. Raj, A.Hatim and Z.Mohamed. 2009. Association between single nucleotide polymorphisms of FAAH gene and GSTP1 gene with addiction to stimulants in the Malaysian population. Hong Kong. International Conference on Personalised Medicine and 5th Joint Conference on Pharmacogenetics. 19-20. 

2008
  • M.S. SIM, V.L. RAJ, A.H.SULAIMAN AND Z.MOHAMED. 2008. Association Between FAH P129T Polymorphism and Addiction to Stimulants in the Malaysian Population. Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. 33rd Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 134. 

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INVITED SPEAKER
  • BDNF pharmacogenetics of methamphetamine abuse, 5th CINP Pasific-Asia Regional Meeting, 2011-06-19 to 2011-06-20, Collegium Internationale Neuro-Psychopharmacologicum (CINP), (International)
  • Pharmacogenomics of Drug Abuse and Dependence: From genetics to prevention and personalized medicine, SECOND INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON 'NEW INSIGHTS OF PHARMACOECONOMICS PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY, PHARMACOVIGILANCE', 2019-09-17 to 2019-09-18, Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, India, (International)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • MicroRNA Expression Profiling of Methamphetamine Dependence in Rat Nucleus Accumbens Tissue, 2015 Golden Helix Symposia, 2015-03-11 to 2015-03-13, The Golden Helix Foundation, London; University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, (International)
POSTER
  • ASSOCIATION BETWEEN FAAH P129T POLYMORPHISM AND ADDICTION TO STIMULANTS IN THE MALAYSIAN POPULATION, 33rd Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , 2008-08-27 to 2008-08-28, The Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology , (International)
  • Association between single nucleotide polymorphisms of FAAH gene and GSTP1 gene with addiction to stimulants in the Malaysian population., International Conference on Personalised Medicine and 5th Joint Conference on Pharmacogenetics. Hong Kong., 2009-09-19 to 2009-09-20, The Chinese University of Hong Kong , (International)
  • MicroRNA Expression Profiling of Methamphetamine Dependence in Rat Nucleus Accumbens Tissue, 2015 Golden Helix Symposia , 2015-03-11 to 2015-03-13, The Golden Helix Foundation, London; University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, (International)
PRESENTER
  • Association of the FAAH, SOD2 and GSTP1 functional genetic polymorphisms with methamphetamine dependence in a Malaysian population., Human Genome meeting 2011, 4th Pan Arab Human genetics Conference, Genomics of Human Diversity & Heritable Disorder. Dubai., 2011-03-14 to 2011-03-17, Human Genome Organization (HUGO), (International)
  • MicroRNA Expression Profiling of Methamphetamine Dependence in Rat Hippocampal Tissue, 3rd International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2019), 2019-04-24 to 2019-04-25, MSMBB, (International)