MGrEP-Research Project List

Research Projects in Faculty of Medicine with vacancy for Research Assistants or MMedSc students

Research Project 01:
Implementation of a community-based, patient navigation model to engage people who inject drugs (PWID) into HIV prevention and treatment services


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Nur Afiqah Mohd Salleh

Contact details:
Dr Nur Afiqah Mohd Salleh(imohdsalleh@um.edu.my)
Ms Joselyn Pang (joselyn.pang@gmail.com )

Research Project 02:
A single tertiary institution outcome of endoscopic endonasal skull base surgeries


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Revadi Govindaraju

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ravindran Karuppiah

Contact details:
Dr Revadi Govindaraju (grevadi@gmail.com)
Dr Ravindran Karuppiah (saravin7578@gmail.com)

Research Project 03:
Diabetes Epidemiological Study

Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Sanjay Rampal a/l Lekhraj Rampal

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling

Contact details:
Professor Dr Sanjay Rampal a/l Lekhraj Rampal (srampal@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling (leeling.lim@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 04:
Assessing immune responses to COVID-19 vaccination


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Chan Yoke Fun

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Chan Yoke Fun (chanyf@um.edu.my)

Research Project 05:
Building Intraoperative Radiotherapy Registry inn Malaysia


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr See Mee Hoong

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr See Mee Hoong (meehoong@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 06:
Implementing JURNI navigation app for breast cancer patients - A quality improvement project


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Teh Mei Sze

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Taib

Contact details:
Dr Teh Mei Sze (msteh@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Taib (nuraish@gmail.com)

Research Project 07:
PREM-MOM-DIET: Effects of Maternal Dietary Practice on Breast Milk Composition & Preterm Infant Outcomes


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Azanna Ahmad Kamar

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Azanna Ahmad Kamar (azanna@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Hazreen Abdul Majid (hazreen@um.edu.my)

Research Project 08:
Skullbase osteomyelitis: A single institution experience


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Liew Yew Toong

Contact details:
Dr Liew Yew Toong (liewyt@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 09:
Assessment of Post-acute COVID Syndrome (PACS) and Serological Response in Confirmed COVID-19 Patients in the University of Malaya Medical Centre


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Bushra Megat Johari

Contact details:
Dr Bushra Megat Johari (bushramj@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 10:
Cervical cancer screening and women living with HIV (WLHIV)


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Anjanna Kukreja

Contact details:
Dr. Anjanna Kukreja (anjanna@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 11:
A Randomised Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy of Fluvoxamine as an outpatient treatment for COVID-19 patients with high risk of disease progression (FORCE)


Name of Lecturer 1 :
Professor Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman

Name of Lecturer 2 :
Associate Professor Dr Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar

Contact details:
Professor Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman (adeeba@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Sharifah Faridah Syed Omar(sfaridah@um.edu.my)

Research Project 12:
ProPBM : A Modified Patient Blood Management Protocol


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Kevin Ng Wei Shan

Contact details:
Dr Kevin Ng Wei Shan (kevin.ng@um.edu.my)

Research Project 13:
A proteome-wide investigation of rhythmic protein accumulation in Cryb D. melanogaster mutant flies using gel-based proteomics approach


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Jaime Jayapalan

Contact details:
Dr Jaime Jayapalan (jaime_jacklyn@um.edu.my)

Research Project 14:
Surgeon-performed Ultrasound-guided Biopsy of Head & Neck Mass During Covid Pandemic


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Liew Yew Toong

Contact details:
Dr Liew Yew Toong (liewyt@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 15:
Paediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Southeast Asian children


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Lee Way Seah

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Chew Kee Seang

Contact details:
Dr Chew Kee Seang (kschew@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr Lee Way Seah (leews@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 16:
Understanding Resilience and Well-Being Among House Officers: A Multi-Method Scoping Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Tan Guo Jeng

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Terence Ong Ing Wei

Contact details:
Dr Tan Guo Jeng (tanguojeng1982@gmail.com)
Dr Terence Ong Ing Wei (terence.ong@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 17:
COVID-19: IMPact and ACtion Taken in Surgery (COVID IMPACTS)


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Khong Tak Loon

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr April Camilla Roslani

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Khong Tak Loon (khong.tl@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr April Camilla Roslani (april@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 18:
Online health information and statin adherence among patients with high cardiovascular risk in primary care.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Adina Abdullah

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Lim Hooi Min

Contact details:
Dr Lim Hooi Min (hmlim@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 19:
HPB research


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Lee Yeong Sing

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Koong Jun Kit

Contact details:
Dr Lee Yeong Sing (leeys@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 20:
Prevalence, Clinical Characteristic and treatment outcome of age related macular related degeneration patients in University Malaya Medical Centre from 2016- 2021


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Lott Pooi Wah

Contact details:
Dr Lott Pooi Wah (lottpw@yahoo.com)

Research Project 21:
Implementation of UMMC Cancer Registry in UMMC Electronic Medical Records (EMR)


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Prof Pang Yong Kek

Contact details:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib (nuraish@gmail.com)
Ms Syahirah Zulkifli (nsyiraraz@gmail.com)

Research Project 22:
REBUNG (Reducing Barriers in Early Cancer Diagnosis amongst Urban B40 Group in Selangor): Development of a General Practitioner Online Training Module on Cancer Early Diagnosis and Screening.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Suniza Jamaris

Contact details:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib (naisha@um.edu.my)
Dr Suniza Jamaris (SUNIZAJAMARIS@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 23:
The Malaysian Breast Cancer Survivorship Cohort (MyBCC) Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr.Tania Islam

Name of Lecturer 2: Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib

Contact details:
Dr Tania Islam (tania.omee@gmail.com)

Research Project 24:
Wearable technology for prevention of recurrent ankle sprain


Name of Lecturer :
Dr. Goh Siew Li

Contact details:
DDr. Goh Siew Li (gsiewli@um.edu.my)

Research Project 25:
Community Teaching Module Development for Rebung Project


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Haireen Abdul Hadi

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Haireen Abdul Hadi (haireen@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib (nuraish@gmail.com)

Research Project 26:
Exploration of Needs of Patients and Health Systems in Implementing a Breast Cancer Survivorship Care Plan (SCP) in Malaysia (ENPHaSIS)


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Tania Islam

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan (juliape@um.edu.my)
Dr Tania Islam (tania.omee@gmail.com)

Research Project 27:
The Faculty of Medicine Virtual Patient Project


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Lee Yew Kong

Contact details:
Dr Lee Yew Kong (leeyk@um.edu.my)
Ms Caroline Chin (carolinechin@um.edu.my)

Research Project 28:
REBUNG SubProgram3 : Developing An Early Diagnosis Cancer Strategic Extension Communication Campaign Among Urban B40 Women Using A Community-Based Participatory Action Research Approach


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Lee Yew Kong

Contact details:
Dr Lee Yew Kong (leeyk@um.edu.my)

Research Project 29:
A cross sectional study on mental health and quality of life of caregivers to visually-impaired patients with diabetic retinopathy in UMMC


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr Tengku Ain Fathlun binti Tengku Kamalden

Contact details:
Dr Dahvinia Devan (dahvinia@gmail.com)

Research Project 30:
Psychometric Analysis of Malay Language Version of Vision Disability Assessment (VDA) Questionnaire


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Tengku Ain Fathlun binti Tengku Kamalden

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Nor Fadhilah Muhammad

Contact details:
Lim Yi Wen (ivonlim16@gmail.com )

Research Project 31:
This is a questionnaire-based study to assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of nurses and doctors at UMMC on safe site surgical marking for eye surgeries


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr Tengku Ain Fathlun binti Tengku Kamalden

Contact details:
Joseph Jacob Danasamy (jacobdanasamy@gmail.com )

Research Project 32:
Status of axillary lymph node after surgery post neoadjuvant chemotherapy in UMMC.


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Teh Mei Sze

Contact details:
Dr Teh Mei Sze (msteh@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 33:
Point-of-Care (PoC) Reverse Transcription Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification Assay for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2


Name of Lecturer :
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling

Contact details:
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling (yllau@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 34:
Colorectal Admission Database


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Nora Abdul Aziz

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Rezal Abdul Aziz

Contact details:
Dr Nora Abdul Aziz (noraabdulaziz@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Rezal Abdul Aziz (rezal@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 35:
The association of lifestyle risk factors and mental health status among school teachers


Name of Lecturer :
Professor Dr Moy Foong Ming

Contact details:
Professor Dr Moy Foong Ming (moyfm@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 36:
Integration of Family Health History into the Electronic Medical Record using pedigree software as a Genetic Risk Assessment Tool (“GREAT”)


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Thong Meow Keong

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Tae Sok Kun

Contact details:
Professor Dr Thong Meow Keong (thongmk@um.edu.my)

Research Project 37:
STETHOKORD. THINK. RESCUE: Development of low-cost stethoscope amplifier with embedded optimized artificial intelligence(AI) algorithm


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Azanna Ahmad Kamar

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Azanna Ahmad Kamar (azanna@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 38:
Mediating Health: Self-care Empowerment Among Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Patients in Malaysia Public Hospital


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Rasheeda Mohd. Zamin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Ahmad Syadi

Contact details:
Dr Rasheeda Mohd. Zamin (sheedazamin@um.edu.my)
Rabiah Adawiyah (rabiah.adawiyah@gmail.com)

Research Project 39:
Understanding of the neural tube and dorsal closure


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Noraishah Mydin Abdul Aziz

Contact details:
Dr Noraishah Mydin Abdul Aziz (noisha@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 40:
BioMedical Admissions Test – Is BMAT a Valid Selection Tool?


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Foong Chan Choong

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr. Hong Wei-Han

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Foong Chan Choong(foongchanchoong@um.edu.my)

Research Project 41:
PCOS and the risk for long Covid


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Jerilee Mariam Khong Azhary

Contact details:
Dr Jerilee Mariam Khong Azhary (jag23k@um.edu.my )

Research Project 42:
Financial Toxicity in People Living with Cancer


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoopathy

Contact details:
Veni Venusha Sakti (venivenusha@gmail.com)

Research Project 43:
Self-Regulated Learning among clinical clerkship students


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Hong Wei-Han

Contact details:
Dr Hong Wei-Han (weihan@um.edu.my)

Research Project 44:
Artificial Intelligence to assemble a predictive model for postoperative delirium in the elderly A.I.P.O.D.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Loh Pui San

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Ina Ismiarti

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Loh Pui San (lohps@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr. Chaw Sook Hui (sh_chaw@um.edu.my)

Research Project 45:
Evaluation of the safety and efficacy of intraoperative intravenous lignocaine infusion as analgesia and its effect on processed electroencephalogram monitoring in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Shahnaz Hasan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr. Siti Nadzrah Yunus

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Mohd Shahnaz Hasan (shahnaz@ummc.edu.my)
Dr. Siti Nadzrah Yunus (nadzrahyunus@gmail.com)

Research Project 46:
Living well with colorectal cancer


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy

Contact details:
Nur Nadiatul (Nadia) (nur.nadiatul@ummc.edu.my/ nadiatulasyikin@gmail.com)

Research Project 47:
Delivery of Sustainable Palliative Care Service to Adults Dealing with Serious Health Issues In Malaysia


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr. Richard Lim Boon Leong

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy (nirmala.bhoopathy@ummc.edu.my)
Dr.Malar velli Segarmurthy (malar15@yahoo.com)

Research Project 48:
Live well with breast cancer(LiveWell): A Malaysian cohort study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Mahmoud Danaee

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy (nirmala.bhoopathy@ummc.edu.my)
Nithiya Sinarajoo(elamathi860@gmail.com)

Research Project 49:
The Role of a Personalized Exercise Program Application in Promoting Active Lifestyle Among Middle-agers


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Zulkarnain Jaafar

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Zulkarnain Jaafar (zulkarnainj@um.edu.my)

Research Project 50:
AGELESS


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr. Tan Maw Pin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr. Nor'izzati Saedon

Contact details:
Kiirtaara Aravindhan (ageless@um.edu.my)
NSharifah Nabaaha (nabaahayusof8@gmail.com)

Research Project 51:
Maintaining quality cancer care during and post-COVID-19: lessons learnt


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy

Contact details:
Corynne (corynneteoh@gmail.com)
Associate Professor Dr. Nirmala Bhoo Pathy (nirmala.bhoopathy@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 52:
Arterial Blood gas analysis in Covid


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Pavai Sthaneshwar

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Pavai Sthaneshwar (pavai@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 53:
Impact of COVID19 pandemic on presentation of domestic violence victims’ to healthcare facilities


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr. Sajaratulnisah Othman

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr. Claire Choo Wan Yuen

Contact details:
Professor Dr. Sajaratulnisah Othman (sajaratul@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr. Claire Choo Wan Yuen (ccyw@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 54:
Relationship between metabolic syndrome and Knee OA: Comparison between propensity matched primary and secondary knee OA


Name of Lecturer:
Dr. Goh Siew Li

Contact details:
Dr. Goh Siew Li (gsiewli@um.edu.my)

Research Project 55:
One Health study to identify zoonotic pathogens in Peninsular Malaysia


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Chang Li Yen

Name of Lecturer 2:
Profesor Dr Tay Sun Tee

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Chang Li Yen (changliyen@um.edu.my)

Research Project 56:
The burden of Cardiovascular Disease using Casemix system in UMMC


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Maznah Dahlui

Name of Lecturer 2:
Profesor Dr Imran Zainal Abidin

Contact details:
Dr. Mohamad Helmi (helmi.yasim@ummc.edu.my)
Dr. Amirah Azzeri (amirah.azzeri@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 57:
Comparison of different injectables for Knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials


Name of Lecturer:
Dr. Goh Siew Li

Contact details:
Dr. Goh Siew Li (gsiewli@um.edu.my)

Research Project 58:
Development of LCMSMS method for the analysis doxorubicin and paclitaxel


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Zamri Chik

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Profesor Dr Mohammed Abdullah Alswash

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Zamri Chik (zamrichik@ummc.edu.my)
Mohd Firdaus Yusuf(firdausyusof@um.edu.my )

Research Project 59:
ICU Survivors and Caregivers’ Experiences of In-patient Care: Exploratory Qualitative Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Rafidah

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Profesor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan

Contact details:
Professor Dr Rafidah Atan (rafidah.atan@um.edu.my)
Associate Profesor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan (juliape@um.edu.my)

Research Project 60:
Long Term Effects of COVID-19 on Survivors Requiring Intensive Care Treatment.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Anwar bin Suhaimi

Name of Lecturer 2:
Profesor Dr Rafidah Atan

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Anwar bin Suhaimi(anwar@ummc.edu.my)
Profesor Dr Rafidah Atan (rafidah.atan@um.edu.my)

Research Project 61:
Development and Validation of Creatinine-Based Estimates of the Glomerular Filtration Rate Equation from Chromium EDTA Imaging in paediatrics.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr. Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Profesor Dr Chaw Sook Hui

Contact details:
Professor Dr. Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin (ismiarti@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 62:
Safety of Intraoperative Intravenous Lignocaine Infusion in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery – A Pharmacokinetic Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr. Zamri Chik

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Siti Nadzrah Yunus

Contact details:
Emmy Dayana Binti Ahmad (emmy85@um.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr. Zamri Chik (zamrichik@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 63:
Improving Dengue Severity Prognostication using Artificial Intelligence – the DeSProg Study


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Rafdzah Ahmad Zaki (rafdzah@ummc.edu.my)
Siti NorSyuhada (roffeeirahim@gmail.com)

Research Project 64:
Development and Validation of Creatinine-Based Estimates of the Glomerular Filtration Rate Equation from Chromium EDTA Imaging in the Multi-racial Malaysian population.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr. Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Kevin Ng Wei Shann

Contact details:
Professor Dr. Ina Ismiarti Shariffuddin (ismiarti@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Kevin Ng Wei Shan (kevin.ng@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 65:
Left mainstem (LMS) coronary artery disease outcome


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Alexander Loch

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Sivakumar Krishnasamy

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Sivakumar Krishnasamy (sivaprotoss77@yahoo.com)
Associate Professor Dr Sivakumar Krishnasamy (alexanderloch@gmx.de)

Research Project 65:
The Efficacy of Perioperative Parenteral Ascorbic Acid in Reducing Oxidative Stress Among Patients Undergoing Free Flap Reconstructive Surgery: A Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Pilot Trial


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Raymond Yii Shi Liang

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Azlina Abdul Aziz

Contact details:
Dr Raymond Yii Shi Liang (raymond.yii@ummc.edu.my)
Professor Dr Azlina Abdul Aziz (azlina_aziz@um.edu.my)

Research Project 67:
Instructional strategies to enable entrustability through Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) - A Systematic Review


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr. Vinod Pallath

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr. Vinod Pallath (vinodpallath@um.edu.my)

Research Project 68:
COVID 19 mortality: review of vaccination and other factors


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Ong Hang Cheng

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Bushra Megat Johari

Contact details:
Dr Ong Hang Cheng (ong.hc@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Bushra Megat Johari (Bushramj@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 69:
A retrospective study on blood pressure control, proteinuria and cardiovascular event after conversion or initiation of lercanidipine.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Maisarah Binti Jalalonmuhali

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Muhammad Dzafir Bin Ismail

Contact details:
Dr Maisarah Binti Jalalonmuhali (maisarahj@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Muhammad Dzafir Bin Ismail (dzafir@ummc.edu.my)