RESEARCHERS@UM


RECENT PUBLICATION

Sparham, M., Sarhan, A. A. D., Mardi, N. A., Dahari, M., Hamdi, M. (2016). Cutting force analysis to estimate the friction force in linear guideways of CNC machine. Measurement

Barbour, A., Tagg, J., Abou-Zied, O. K., Philip, K. (2016). New insights into the mode of action of the lantibiotic salivaricin B. Scientific Reports

Wen, L. S., Philip, K., Ajam, N. (2016). Purification, characterization and mode of action of plantaricin K25 produced by Lactobacillus plantarum. Food Control

Loong, S. K., Mahfodz, N. H., Seri, N., Wali, H. A. M., Abd Gani, S. A., Wong, P. F., AbuBakar, S. (2016). Genetic characterization of commensal Escherichia coli isolated from laboratory rodents. Springerplus

Loong, S. K., Mahfodz, N. H., Wali, H. A. M., Talib, S. A. A., Nasrah, S. N. A., Wong, P. F., Abubakar, S. (2016). Molecular and antimicrobial analyses of non-classical Bordetella isolated from a laboratory mouse. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science

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Phylogeny and Biogeographical Distribution of Genus Lariscus sp. (Rodentia:Sciuridae)

A single low dose of intrathecal morphine with fentanyl as a useful adjunct to patient controlled analgesia in patients undergoing lumbar spinal surgery

PROF. DR. PHILIP POI JUN HUA

Dr. Philip Poi Jun Hua trained at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and graduated in 1981. He was conferred with LRCP & S (Ireland) and MB, BCh, BAO from the National University of Ireland. Dr. Poi obtained the Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland in 1986 and trained in Geriatric Medicine at Oxford, St Bartholomew's, London and Southampton before returning to Malaysia. Having contributed to the development of a new geriatric unit in University Malaya Medical Centre, the first purpose-built ward for acutely ill elderly patients in Malaysia, Dr. Poi is in the Ministry of Health's Technical Committee for the national Healthcare for the Elderly programme, which is involved in policy making decisions concerning elderly care and in training their trainers to improve the quality of health care delivery to all elderly Malaysians. Supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in University Malaya, he is also actively involved in lectures, research and consultancy. Dr. Poi has contributed to chapters in several medical textbooks, clinical practice guidelines (in Dementia and osteoarthritis), and has had articles published in several medical journals and in the popular press. He has been an invited speaker in many Asia Pacific conferences, and has spoken in symposiums at the recent European Union Geriatric Medicine conferences in Europe. A former Vice-President of the Gerontological Association of Malaysia, he is the current President of the Malaysian Society of Geriatric Medicine, and continues to be a long serving executive committee member and medical advisor of the Alzheimer's Disease Foundation of Malaysia. Over the past 10 years, as a founding member of the Asia Pacific Geriatric Network, he has helped to create an informal but important network amongst the leading geriatricians in the region. This has resulted in Asia Pacific Geriatric Conferences organised annually since 2006 in different countries, and has helped our trainee Geriatricians gain exposure to different care delivery systems in various countries. 

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ASSOCIATE PROF. DR. SI LAY KHAING

Graduated from Institute of Medicine (1), Yangon University in 1982. Appointed as Medical officer under Ministry of Health, Myanmar in 1985. Won First Prize ( Gold Medal) during Public Service Training Course (Zeya-79) from Central Public Service University, Myanmar. Served at Mandalay General Hospital, Central Women's Hospital and UNICEF(Yangon) till 1993. Joined UMMC in 1999. Successfully  completed  Master in Obstetrics & Gynaecology  (with Distinction), University of Malaya  in 2004. Appointed as Lecturer since 2006, then promoted to Senior Lecturer, and then, promoted to Associate Professor in 2015. Pursuing PhD as part-time candidate in Pharmaclogy and Gynae-cancer for new drug discovery, and successfully presented for Candidature defence in 2015. Keen interest in innovative research. Many projects in collaboration with other departments including Pharmacology, Pharmacy, Parasitology, Preventive and Social Medicine and Physiology department of FOM,UM. Actively involving in teaching undergraduate,  postgraduate students and PhD students, not only in O&G department, but also in other departments such as Primary Care Medicine Department, Social and Preventive Medicine Department, Emergency Medicine Department and Nursing College of University of Malaya. Attended "Oxford CEBM Workshop on Teaching Evidence- Based Medicine" at St. Hugh College, University of Oxford, UK, sponsored by Oxford University and University of Malaya in September 2010. Actively involving many community projects, such as Cancer Survivior support group, Philantrophic blood donation Group, Disable homes, and Community health education and health care promotion. With Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Malaysia(OGSM), training young doctors, Specialists and nurses for Obstetric Emergency, not only in Malaysia, but also other developing countries of ASEAN region (Endorsed by Asia Oceana Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology). Awarded as "Best Lecturer" of The Obstetrics & Gynaecology Department, UM, in 2012. Received  "Sijil Perkhidmatan Cemerlang" (Certificate for Excellent Service) from University Malaya, 2016.

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PROF. DR. ISMAIL BIN YUSOFF

Dr. Ismail bin Yusuff graduated from the University of Malaya in August 1994 with a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Applied Geology and then attended the University of East Anglia at Norwich in the United Kingdom where he was awarded the M.Sc. degree in Hydrogeology in July 1997.  He continued his research work at the University of East Anglia and was awarded the Ph.D. degree in Hydrogeology in January 2001.   Dr. Ismail bin Yusuff was appointed lecturer at the Department of Geology in August 2000 and has taught several under-graduate courses as well as supervised some under-graduate students in their final year research projects.  He has now fifteen years of formal teaching experience in various aspects of general geology as well as courses related to his field of specialization in hydrogeology.  Dr. Ismail has supervised some more then thirty undergraduates. He had graduated six PhD and five master students. He is presently a main supervisor to three master students  and six  PhD students. He is one of the reviewers for few locals and international journals.   Dr. Ismail bin Yusuff has a strong interest in research.  Results of these projects have been presented at local Seminars and Conferences and also published in local Journals.  He was appointed to Associate Professor in 2007 and  Professor in 2015.   Dr. Ismail bin Yusoff is an active member of the Geological Society of Malaysia and has served on several committees, including being Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the 2002 Annual Geological Conference at Kota Baharu.  He has also been involved in some consultancy projects.

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