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Department of Physiology

Dr. Felicita Fedelis Jusof
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Elucidating the relationship between inflammatory cytokines and kynurenine pathway in dengue
  • Identifying prognostic biomarkers for dengue of varying severity
  • Investigating the expression of inflammatory cytokines and kynurenine metabolites in various disease and physiological models such as dengue, psychiatric disorders, pregnancy and preterm labour.
Dr. Giribabu Nelli
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • To find out the anti-diabetic property of medicinal plants
  • To find out the treatment for menopause complications
  • To understand the molecular mechanism of anti-diabetic and menopause complications by the treatment with medicinal plants.
Dr. Hoe See Ziau
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • The effects of various substances on the cardiovascular system and the underlying mechanisms of action
  • The influence of lifestyle factors on the development of neurogenic hypertension
Dr. Hong Yet Hoi
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Skeletal muscle glucose uptake during contraction/ exercise
  • Natural products and diabetes mellitus
  • Exosomal alpha-synuclein and Parkinson’s disease
Dr. Kumar Seluakumaran
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Computer-based screening test for hearing loss
  • Detection of auditory signals in background noise
  • Hearing effects related to music exposure in adolescents and young adults
  • Control of auditory efferents
Dr. Kyaimon Myint
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • neuro-endocrino-immunology
  • reproductive physiology
  • medical education
Dr. Lit Lei Cheng
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Understand the regulation and physiological roles of key protein kinases that are implicated in human disease
  • Molecular understanding of natural killer cell therapy
Dr. Maziah Mat Rosly
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Human Biophysics (Human Movement Kinematics and Kinesiology – Robotics, Exergaming and Physical Activities)
  • E-Sports Physiology (Epidemiology, Psychophysiology, Sociology)
  • Health Technology Assessments (Serious Games for Health and Education)
  • Applied Sciences and Technologies (Exergaming, Artificial Intelligence)
Dr. Naguib Salleh
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Sex-steroids, environmental agents and fluid environment in reproductive tract
  • Sex-steroids and blood pressure regulation
  • Herbal treatment for diabetes mellitus
Dr. Raja Elina Afzan Raja Ahmad
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Role of mesenchymal stem cells in musculoskeletal tissue regeneration
  • Musculoskeletal tissue engineering for potential clinical application
  • Role of growth factors and other bioactive molecules in promoting musculoskeletal tissue regeneration