MGEP-Research Project List

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

Research Project 01:
Development of Point-of-Care Loop mediated isothermal amplification-Lateral flow (LAMP-LF) assay for detection of Plasmodium species


Name of Lecturer :
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling

Contact details:
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling (lauyeeling@um.edu.my)

Research Project 02:
Prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease in preschool children: Back to the basics


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr Chan Yoke Fun

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

Research Project 03:
Establishment of a Plasmodium knowlesi in vitro culture

Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Amirah Amir

Contact details:
Professor Dr Lau Yee Ling (lauyeeling@um.edu.my)
Dr Amirah Amir (amirahamir@um.edu.my)

Research Project 04:
Effectiveness and Usefulness of IT Epilepsy Education Game Programme (Epigame) for Children with Epilepsy


Name of Lecturer:
Professor Dr Fong Choong Yi

Contact details:
Professor Dr Fong Choong Yi (cyfong@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 05:
Sleep and respiratory involvement in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Nortina Shahrizaila

Name of Lecturer 2:
David Capelle

Contact details:
Professor Dr Nortina Shahrizaila (nortina@um.edu.my)

Research Project 06:
Influenza disease burden and cost estimates in Malaysia


Name of Lecturer:
Professor Dr Jamal I-Ching Sam

Contact details:
Professor Dr Jamal I-Ching Sam(jicsam@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 07:
Anorectal malformation & Hirschsprung's disease: A mixed methods population-based study of functional outcome and quality of life


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Shireen Anne Nah

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Anand A/L Sanmugam

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Shireen Anne Nah (shireen.nah@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Anand A/L Sanmugam (anandshan@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 08:
UMMC Cancer Registry and (JURNI) Patient Journey Navigation App to guide patients at high-risk of cancer through the diagnostic process at University of Malaya Medical Center


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Lee Yew Kong

Contact details:
Professor Dr Nur Aishah Mohd Taib (nuraish@gmail.com)
Dr Nurul Aqilah Mohd Nor (aqilahdmni@gmail.com)

Research Project 09:
The development of an online intervention to reduce HIV/STI risk and drug use-related harms among stimulant-using MSM in Malaysia


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee Hway Ann

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Howie Lim Sin How

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee Hway Ann (annyee17@um.edu.my)
Dr Howie Lim Sin How (howie.ceria@gmail.com)

Research Project 10:
Gastric Cancer -Gol Study


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Loh Siew Yim

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Loh Siew Yim (nsyloh@um.edu.my)

Research Project 11:
Transforming Cognitive Frailty to Later Life Self-Sufficiency (AGELESS) - Big Data Detection of Cognitive Frailty


Name of Lecturer :
Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin

Contact details:
Dr Sumaiyah (mayasue89@gmail.com)
Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin(mptan@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 12:
Using big data to improve population health and resource allocation for people with diabetes in Malaysia


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling (limleeling@um.edu.my)

Research Project 13:
Real-World Burden of Comorbidity and Its Determinants in People with Type 2 Diabetes


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Lim Lee Ling (limleeling@um.edu.my)

Research Project 14:
Functional decline and quality of life in people aging with HIV


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Pui Li

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Reena Rajasuriar

Contact details:
Dr Reena Rajasuriar (reena@um.edu.my)
Dr Wong Pui Li (wongpl@ummc.edu.my )

Research Project 15:
Validation Study of a New Smell-Kit


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Revadi Govindaraju

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dato' Dr Prepageran Narayanan

Contact details:
Dr Revadi Govindaraju (grevadi@gmail.com)
Professor Dato' Dr Prepageran Narayanan (prepageran@yahoo.com)

Research Project 16:
Functional Outcome Following Inpatient rehabilitation of Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in Malaysia: A Cohort Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Aishah Ahmad Fauzi

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan (julia@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Aishah Ahmad Fauzi (aishahaf@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 17:
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 18:
Frequency of ocular symptoms and ocular diseases in Malaysian adults with psoriasis and psoriatic arthropathy


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Han Winn Hui

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Kwan Zhenli

Contact details:
Dr Han Winn Hui (winnhh@yahoo.com)

Research Project 19:
Frequency of occupational contact dermatitis and patch test results among dental professionals in the Klang Valley


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Nik Aimee Azizah Faheem

Contact details:
Dr Nik Aimee Azizah Faheem (Nik@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 20:
HLA-B*58:01 allele testing in primary care to prevent allopurinol induced-severe cutaneous adverse reaction


Name of Lecturer :
Dr Ng Wei Leik

Contact details:
Dr Ng Wei Leik (wlng@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Norita binti Hussein (norita@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 21:
Initiatives to Assist Mental Health Care amongst Children and Adolescents during the Covid-19 Pandemic


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee Hway Ann

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordinn

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Anne Yee Hway Ann (annyee17@um.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Amer Siddiq Amer Nordin (amersiddiq@um.edu.my)

Research Project 22:
MRUN: Enhancing Quality and Longevity of Life of Malaysian B40 (Equal-Life MyB40)


Name of Lecturer :
Professor Dr Mas Ayu Binti Said

Contact details:
Wong Min Fui @ Esther (wongminfui78@gmail.com)
Hussein Bin Mohammad Rizal (husseinriz.hr@gmail.com)

Research Project 23:
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program for Patients with Chronic Respiratory Diseases in Malaysia: A Feasibility Study


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Chan Soo Chin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan

Contact details:
Dr Chan Soo Chin (scchan@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Julia Patrick Engkasan (julia@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 24:
The Southeast and East Asian Post-Operative Delirium (SEAPOD) Study


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Loh Pui San

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Loh Pui San (lohps@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 25:
Predictors of Progression from Mild Cognitive Impairment to Dementia


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Chin Ai- Vyrn

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin

Contact details:
Professor Dr Chin Ai- Vyrn (a-vchin@hotmail.com)
Professor Dr Tan Maw Pin(mptan@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 26:
Retrospective Analysis of Anaerobic Bacteria Isolated from Clinical Specimens in University Malaya Medical Center (UMMC) over a 7-year Period (2013-2019)


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Tang Soo Nee

Name of Lecturer 2:
Professor Dr Tay Sun Tee

Contact details:
Dr Tang Soo Nee (tang.soonee@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 27:
Treatment patterns and survival in HER2-positive early breast cancer in Asian women


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr See Mee Hoong

Name of Lecturer 2:
Ms Lai Lee Lee

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

Research Project 28:
Spinal Muscular Atrophy - Towards improving standards of care


Name of Lecturer :
Associate Professor Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Azlina Ahmad Annuar (azlina_aa@um.edu.my)
Dr Eg Kah Peng (kah.peng@um.edu.my)

Research Project 29:
Tuberculosis Registry project


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 30:
Clinical database and clinical outcome for asthma patients especially severe asthma patients and their sequelae in University Malaya Medical Centre


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 31:
Clinical database and audit of pneumonia related mortality in University Malaya Medical Centre to improve clinical outcomes in high risk patient groups


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 32:
UMMC COPD registry and Efficacy of Re-Engineered Discharged program for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patient (RED-COPD) in reducing readmission or Emergency Room Visit for acute exacerbation of COPD.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 33:
UMMC Lung cancer registry and Lung Cancer Patient Centricity Program (LCPCP) in improving quality of life of lung cancer patients


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 34:
Clinical outcome of massive and sub-massive pulmonary embolism by adopting Reperfusion for Acute Pulmonary Embolism InterDisciplinary (RAPID) team approach.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Dr Wong Chee Kuan (ckwong@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 35:
A 20-Year Multicenter International Study of Malaysian and Indonesian Women: Recurrence of Idiopathic Granulomatous Mastitis in Relation to Obesity and Other Associated Factors


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Suniza Binti Jamaris

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr See Mee Hoong

Contact details:
Dr Suniza Binti Jamaris (sunizajamaris@gmail.com)
Associate Professor Dr See Mee Hoong (meehoong@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 36:
Cyber-racism in the Time of Corona: Unraveling social media racial discrimination using machine learning models.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Associate Professor Dr Vimala A/P Balakrishnan

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Kee Seong

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Vimala A/P Balakrishnan (vimala.balakrishnan@um.edu.my)
Dr Ng Kee Seong (ngks@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 37:
Haemodialysis (HD) catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) are a major complication of long-term catheter use in HD needing further optimisation with an antibiogram.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Gan Chye Chung

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Rong Xiang

Contact details:
Dr Gan Chye Chung (ccgan@um.edu.my)
Dr Ng Rong Xiang (ngrx@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 38:
Effects of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Children with Developmental Disorders and their Families


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Aishah Ahmad Fauzi

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Norhamizan Hamzah

Contact details:
Dr Aishah Ahmad Fauzi (aishahaf@ummc.edu.my)
Dr Norhamizan hamzah (norhamizan@ummc.edu.my)

Research Project 39:
Prevalence of peripheral nerve demyelination in a cohort of patients with central demyelinating disease


Name of Lecturer 1:
Dr Tan Cheng Yin

Name of Lecturer 2:
Associate Professor Dr Suhailah Abdullah

Contact details:
Dr Tan Cheng Yin (cytan@ummc.edu.my)
Associate Professor Dr Suhailah Abdullah (suhailahabd08@yahoo.com)

Research Project 40:
Predictive markers in the outcome of bone health in children with congenital heart disease


Name of Lecturer:
Dr Azriyanti binti Anuar Zaini

Contact details:
Ms Hanaa Zainuddin (hanaazainuddin@gmail.com)

Research Project 41:

Diagnostic Performance of Multiplanar (3D) Automated Breast Ultrasound (ABUS) as Adjunct to Digital Breast Tomosynthesis in Dense Breast and its Impact on Opportunistic Screening in Malaysia.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Kartini Rahmat

Name of Lecturer 2:
Dr Ng Wei Lin

Contact details:
Dr Ng Wei Lin (wei.lin@ummc.edu.my)
Ms Siti Rabiatul Adawiyah (siti_rabiatul92@yahoo.com.my)

Research Project 42:
Elucidating the interaction between Blastocystis sp. an microbial diversity to study its effect on healthy individuals and patients with different stages of Colorectal cancer.


Name of Lecturer 1:
Professor Dr Suresh Kumar Govind

Name of Lecturer 2:
PDr. Chandramathi

Contact details:
Dr. Arutchelvan Rajamanikam (arutchelvan@um.edu.my)

Research Project 43:

Trauma Symptoms, Coping Styles and Perceived Social Support Among Adolescent Polyvictims


Name of Lecturer:
Associate Professor Dr Mary J Marret

Contact details:
Associate Professor Dr Mary J Marret (marret@um.edu.my)