Research Grants

2020 Research Grants

Research University Grants

1) Potential Disinfection Irrigation of Cymbopogon Citratus Aqueous Extracts and Its Effect on Endodontic Pathogens and Smear Layer Removal for Root Canal Treatment
Grant Amount: RM40,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
Researchers: Dr. Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani, Dr. Suharni Mohamad, Dr. Tuan Nadrah Naim Tuan Ismail @Tuan Manah, Dr. Surianti Sukeri, Dr. Nor Azah Mohamed Ali

2) Effects of Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy (NSTP) on the Salivary Inflammatory and Osteogenesis Markers in Obese with Periodontitis Patients
Grant Amount: RM50,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
Researchers: Dr. Siti Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin, Assoc. Dr. Haslina Taib, Assoc. Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Dr. Nur Karyatee Kassim

3) Formulation of Herbal Mouthwash Derived from Clinacanthus nutans and Evaluation of its Cytotoxic, Mutagenic, Antimicrobial and Immunomodulatory Properties
Grant Amount: RM50,000.00
Duration: 01 Apr 2020 - 31 Sept 2023
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. T.P. Kannan, Dr Tuan Nadrah Naim Tuan Ismail@ Tuan Manah, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurul Asma Abdullah, Assoc. Prof. Khairani Idah Mokhtar, Dr. Suharni Mohamad

4) Development  and Characterization of Novel zirconiacalcia -(ZrCaO3)-Bioglass for Dental Application
Grant Amount: RM52,000.00
Duration: 01 Apr 2020 - 31 Sept 2023
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuryati Ab. Ghani, Dr. Mohamad Syahrizal Halim, Prof. Dr. Adam Husein, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Nor Fazliah Mohd Noor, Dr. Khairul Anuar Shariff

 

Short Term Grants

1) Alternative Method to Develop New Strategy in Ordinal Regression : A case Study in Dental Sciences Data
Grant Amount: RM22,890.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
Researchers: Dr. Mohamad Arif Awang Nawi, Assoc. Dr. Wan Muhamad Amir Wahmad, Dr. Noor Huda Ismail, Dr. Nor Azlida Aleng

2) Assessment of Parent's Oral Health Literacy and It's Association with Caries Expereince of Their Preschool Children Attending Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia Grant Amount: RM25,122.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
Researchers: Dr. Sumaiya Zabin Eusufzai, Dr. Nafij Jamayet, Dr. Basaruddin Ahmad

3) Paraoxanase (PON-1) Activity and Phenotype in Malay Untreated Hyperthyroid Patients

Grant Amount: RM36,027.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2022
Researchers: Dr. Hanim Afzan Ibrahim, Dr. Najib Majdi Yaacob, Dr. Noor Azlin Azraini Che Soh @Yusof, Dr Tuan Salwani Tuan Ismail

 

4) Comparison of the Bond Strength of Different Endodontic Sealers to Dentine Walls : A Three Month In -Vitro Study

Grant Amount: RM30,868.00
Duration: 01 Mac 2020 – 28 Feb 2022
Researchers: Dr. Noraida Mamat @ Mohd Yusuff, Dr. Tahir Yusuf Noorani, Dr.Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani, Dr.  Noor Huda Ismail

5) Effects of Paddy Husk Extracts on Human Salivary Gland Epidemoid Carcinoma  Cells Using in Vitro Model

Grant Amount: RM25,017.00
Duration: 01 Mac 2020 – 28 Feb 2022
Researchers: Dr. Mogana Das a/l Murtey, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Md Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed

 

6) Protein Induced Vitamin K Absence ii (PIVKA-II) Response in Relation to Treatment Modalities Among Hepatocellular Carcinoma  (HCC) Patients in Hospital USM

Grant Amount: RM 32,341.00
Duration: 01 Mei 2020 - 30 Apr 2022
Researchers: Dr. Nur Karyatee Bt Kassim, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lee Yeong Yeh, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Julia Omar, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Shafie Abdullah, Dr. Muhammad Hafiz Hanafi

 

2019 Research Grants

Research University Grants

1) Fabrication of Zirconia-Calcia (ZrO2-CaO) Nanocomposite for Dental Application with CAD/CAM Technology
Grant Amount: RM70,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuryati Ab Ghani, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Fauzi Mohd Noor, Prof. Dr. Adam Husein, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaihan Ariffin

2) The Development of New Titanium Porous Post for Dental Post System and the Mechanical Evaluation
Grant Amount: RM97,554.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2021
Researchers:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaihan Ariffin, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zuryati Ab Ghani, Dr. Yanti Johari, Dr. Yoshihito Naito, Prof. Dr. Tetsuo Ichikawa, Prof. Madya Dr. Yoritoki Tomotake, Dr. Widyasri Prananingrum, Prof. Ir. Dr. Mariatti Jaafar @ Mustapha

3) A Study on The  Association Between Toxoplasma Gondii Infection and Patients With Psychiatric Disorders
Grant Amount: RM 70,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2021
Researchers: Dr. Suharni Mohamad, Dr. Maruzairi Hussain, Prof. Madya Dr. Sarimah Abdullah, Prof. Dr. Rahmah Noordin

4)The Effect of newly Develop Active Skeletonizing Sutural Distractor Device on Temporomandibular Joint and Condylar Morphology in Class III Malocclusion Subjects Using Cone Beam Computed Tomography - A Single Centre Randomized Controlled Trial
Grant Amount: RM 68.480.00
Duration: 01 Mei 2019 - 30 April 2022
Researchers: Dr. Roselinda Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr. Rozita Hassan, Dr.Asilah Yusof, Dr. Ahmad Hadif Zaidin Samsudin

FRGS Grants

1) Characterization of fibre reinforced nanohybrid dental composite from agricultural biowaste using kenaf fibre
Grant Amount: RM97,474.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dis 2021
Researchers: Dr. Rabihah Alawi, PM Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad, Dr. Mohd Hazwan Bin Hussin, Dr. Yanti Johari, Dr. Nor Aidaniza Abdul Muttlib

2) Development of honey-PLGA microparticle to enhance antimicrobial activity in treatment of chronic periodontitis
Grant Amount: RM68,490.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dis 2020
Researchers: Dr. Zurairah Berahim, Dr. Siti Lailatul Akmar, Dr. Suharni Binti Mohamad, Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Bt Shahidan, PM Dr. Haslina Bt Taib

3) Understanding The Inflammatory And Molecular Mechanism Of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients With Chronic Periodontitis
Grant Amount: RM149,965.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dis 2020
Researchers: Dr. Nur Karyatee Bt Kassim, Dr. Farizan Binti Ahmad, Prof. K.N.S. Sirajuddeen, Dr. Muhammad Hafiz Bin Hanafi, Dr. Muhammad Imran Bin Kamaruddin, 

PRGS Grant

1) Development of a Prototype Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification-Based Lateral Flow for Rapid Detection of Human Papilomavirus 16 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Grant Amount: RM220,000.00
Duration: 01 Dis 2019 - 30 Nov 2021
Researchers: Dr. Suharni Mohamad, PM Dr Aziah Binti Ismail, PM Dr Suraiya Binti Md Noor, PM Dr Irfan Bin Mohamad, Dr. Nurhayu Binti Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Bin Ab Rahman

2) Pre-Clinical Evaluation of Prototype 3D-Craniofacial Polymide Composite Customised Implant (3D-CPACC)
Grant Amount: RM173,000.00
Duration: 01 Dis 2019 - 30 Nov 2021
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad,Assoc. Prof. Dr Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed, Prof. Dr Hazizan Bin Md Akil, Prof. Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Dr. Marzuki Bin Omar

USM Short Term Grants

1) Effect of Outdoor Weathering on Maxillofacial Prosthetic Silicone Elastomers Subjected to Malaysia Environment
Grant Amount: RM34,993.00
Duration: 01 March 2019 - 28 Feb 2021
Researchers: Dr. Nafij Jamayet, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zaihan Ariffin, Dr. Yanti Johari

Bridging Grants

1) Kapok fibres as scaffolding for cell growth
Grant Amount: RM 25,000.00
Duration: 15 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2020
Researchers: Dr Mohd Firdaus Bin Yhaya

2) Identification of Molecular Salivary Biomaker for Xerostomia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Grant Amount: RM 25,000.00
Duration: 1 Augst 2019 - 31 July 2020
Researchers: Dr. Norsila Abdul Wahab, PM Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr Azlina Ahmad

3) Development and Validation of Accessibility to Oral Health Care Service Questionaire among caregivers of children with cerebral palsy
Grant Amount: RM 6950.00
Duration: 1 Sept 2019 - 31 August 2020
Researchers: PM Dr. Normastura Abd Rahman

Bridging Insentive Grants

1) Influence of Obesity on Salivary Matrix Metalloproteinase 8 and Osteoprotegerin in Chronic Periodontitis Patients of Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia
Grant Amount: RM 4,879.00
Duration: 15 Feb 2019 - 14 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr Siti Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin

2) Assessment of infection control practice among clinical dental students School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Grant Amount: RM 4,275.00
Duration: 1 July 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
Researchers: Dr Mohd Zulkarnain Sinor

3) Reducing pain perception during dental scaling : use of desensitizing agent
Grant Amount: RM 4,495.00
Duration: 1 July 2019 - 30 Jun 2020
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr Erry Mochamad Arief

Dana Inovasi Awal

1) Validation of Dimensional Accuracy of 3D Printed Cranio-Maxillofacial Implant Based on Open Source Generated 3D Imaging
Grant Amount: RM24,000.00
Duration: 01 Mei 2019 - 30 April 2020
Researchers: Prof. Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion, PM. Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad, En. Abdul Manaf Abdullah, En. Johari Abdullah, Pn. Suzana Yahya

 Industrial Grant (Hannan Medispa Sdn. Bhd)

 1) Facial care electroheraphy mask (Face'up 1.0)
Grant Amount: RM15,000.00
Duration: 01 Mei 2019 - 30 April 2020
Researchers: Dr. Nur Karyatee Bt Kassim

2018 Research Grants

Malaysia Toray Science Foundation (MTSF) Grants

1) Analysis of MSH2 and epcam gene silencing and their effects in the WNT/B-Catenin pathway
Grant Amount: RM20,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Researchers: Dr. Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin

2) Differentiation and characterization of Epithelial Cells and Fibroblasts from Stem Cell from Human Exfoliated Deciduous Teeth (SHED)
Grant Amount: RM20,000.00
Duration: 01 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
Researchers: Dr. Zurairah Berahim

Bridging Grants

1) The effect of experimental portland cement-based endodontic material on osteogenic differentiation of stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (Shed)
Grant Amount: RM10,000.00
Duration: 25 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2019
Researcher: Prof. Dr Adam Husein

2) Development of antimicrobial pmma composites for craniofacial reconstruction application
Grant Amount: RM8,800.00
Duration: 25 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2019
Researcher: Assoc. Prof. Dr  Dasmawati Mohamad

3) Anti inflammatory effect of raw local honey on expression level of pro-inflammatory genes in lipopolysaccharide nduced inflammation in human periodontal ligament fibroblast cells
Grant Amount: RM9,700.00
Duration: 25 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2019
Researcher: Dr. Siti Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin

4) Effect of growth factors on the co-culture of human gingival fibroblasts and vein endothelial cells on a 3D chitosan scaffold
Grant Amount: RM10,000.00
Duration: 25 Jan 2018 - 24 Jan 2019
Researcher: Dr. Zurairah Berahim

5) In Vitro Evaluation of Spirulina as Anticaries Agent for Oral Health Products
Grant Amount: RM25,000.00
Duration: 15 Nov 2018 - 14 Nov 2019
Researcher: Dr. Kasmawati @ Norhidayati Mokhtar

6) Endhothelial differentiation potential of human stem cells from extracted deciduous teeth (SHED) treated with vascular endhothelial growth factor (VEGF) and seeded on human amniotic membrane (HAM) for dental pulp regeneration
Grant Amount: RM10,000.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin

7) Interfacial adaption between different root canal sealers and obturation techniques in oval canal
Grant Amount: RM5,000.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Huwaina Abd Ghani

8) Colonization of streptococcus sanguinis on titanium dental implant with different hygiene instruments
Grant Amount: RM5,000.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Akram Hassan

9) Antibacterial property of virgin coconut oil (VCO) against cariogenic bacteria
Grant Amount: RM5,000.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Nor Aidaniza Abdul Muttlib

10) A 5 year study of the outcome of deep caries management in patients attending Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia and their level of knowledge, attitude and practice towards dental caries
Grant Amount: RM5,000.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Rabihah Alawi

11) Influence of different access cavity designs on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth
Grant Amount: RM4,700.00
Duration: 15 Dec 2018 - 14 Dec 2019
Researcher: Dr. Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani

USM Short Term Grants

1) The association between musculoskeletal disorders and practice of dental ergonomics among dental students in two public universities in Malaysia
Grant Amount: RM33,078.60
Duration: 15 Feb 2018 - 14 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr Munirah Mohd Adnan, Assoc. Prof. Dr Normastura Abd Rahman, Dr Aza Fazura Asmaon

2) Comparison of craniofacial morphology in late adolescent class III molocclusion patient treated with active  skeletonized sutural distractor and facemask appliance : a randomized clinical trial
Grant Amount: RM35,000.00
Duration: 15 Mar 2018 - 14 Mar 2020
Researchers: Dr Jawaad Ahmad Asif, Prof. Dr Rozita Hassan, Assoc. Prof. Dr Shaifulizan Ab Rahman, Assoc. Prof. Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr Norma Ab Rahman

3) Prospective evaluation of muscle activity in Class II malocclusions treated by low level laser therapy : an electromyography study
Grant Amount: RM27,272.00
Duration: 1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2020
Researchers: Dr Siti Aishah Zainal, Prof. Dr Adam Husein, Dr Saidi Jaafar, Dr Norma Ab Rahman

4) Influence of Copper Nanoparticles Addition on the Antibacterial Properties of Dental Titanium Alloy
Grant Amount: RM32,413.84
Duration: 15 Sep 2018 - 14 Sep 2020
Researchers: Dr. Azirrawani Ariffin, Prof. Dr Adam Husein, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Norhayati Luddin

Research University Grants

1) Reinforcement and antibacterial mechanism of 3D printed hybrid carbon fiber / ZnO filled polyamide 6 for craniofacial reconstruction application
Grant Amount: RM80,000.00
Duration: 1 Feb 2018 - 31 Jan 2021
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Prof. Dr Hazizan Md Akil

2) Developing a new dimension of exponential regression model : application in health sciences
Grant Amount: RM42,634.00
Duration: 1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2021
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wan Muhammad Amir Wan Ahmad, Nor Azlida Aleng @ Mohamad, Dr Ruhaya Hassan, Zalila Ali

3) Cosmos caudatus encapsulated in exosomes as nanoparticle drug delivery system to enhance cytotoxicity activity in autologous oral squamous cell carcinoma
Grant Amount: RM97,475.48
Duration: 1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2021
Researchers: Dr Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan, Dr Wan Amir Nizam Wan Ahmad

4) Gene expression profile analysis on the effects of betel quid and areca nut extracts in oral epithelium malignant transformation using mouth-ordinary-epithelium 1 cell model
Grant Amount: RM97,751.50
Duration: 1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2021
Researchers: Dr Masitah Hayati Harun, Dr Azlina AHmad, Assoc. Prof. Dr Sarina Sulong, Mohamad Ezany Yusoff

5) Effects of gypsum-chitosan based biomaterial on dentinogenic/osteogenic differentiation of stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth
Grant Amount: RM89,999.00
Duration: 1 Apr 2018 - 31 Mar 2021
Researchers: Prof. Dr Adam Husein, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurul Asma Abdullah

6) 
A comparative study between graftless and grafted maxillary sinus lift procedure for implant placement
Grant Amount: RM98,000.00
Duration: 1 Jun 2018 - 31 May 2019
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Ab. Rahman, Dr. Shaifuzain Ab. Rahman

7) 
Morphological and molecular evaluation of human amnitic memrane as a scaffold for periodontal tissue regeneration
Grant Amount: RM100,000.00
Duration: 1 Oct 2018 - 31 Sep 2021
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr Haslina Taib, Dr. Zurairah Berahim, Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Prof. Dr Suzina Sheikh Abdul Hamid

2017 Research Grants

1) Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among blood donors and hemato-oncology patients in Hospital USM
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM28,666.10
Duration: 01 Feb 2017 - 31 Jan 2019
Researchers: Dr. Wan Suriana Wan Ab Rahman, Associate Prof. Dr. Azlan Husin, Dr. Wan Haslindawani Wan Mahmood, Dr. Suharni Mohamad, Dr. Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamad, Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan.

2) Molecular basis of stem cell homing regulation in local angiogenesis of tissue repair
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM29,847.36
Duration: 15 Feb 2017 - 14 Feb 2019
Researchers: Dr. Norhayati Yusop, Dr. Azlina Ahmad.

3) Characterization of vascular endothelial growth receptors (VEGFRs) in human pailloma virus (HPV)-related oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM34,894.00
Duration: 15 Feb 2017 - 14 Feb 2019
Researchers: Dr. Norzaliana Zawawi, Dr. Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Dr. Aidy Irman Yajid, Dr. Siti Norasikin Mohd Nafi.

4) Differentiation and characterization of epithelial cells and fibroblasts from stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED)
Grant Type: Malaysian Toray Science Foundation (MTSF), RM20,000.00
Date of Approval: 16 Feb 2017
Researcher: Nurul Hafizah binti Mohd Nor

5) Transcriptional profiling of co-culture induction of adult stem cell differentiation to keratinocyte-like cells
Grant Type: RUI, RM99,970.00
Duration: 01 Mar 2017 - 29 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Sukari Halim, Prof. Dr. Suzina Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Associate Prof. Dr. T.P. Kannan, Dr. Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Associate Prof. Dr. Nazia Majid.

6) Craniofacial morphology in late adolescent Class III malocclusion patients treated with active skletonized sutural distractor and facemask appliances
Grant Type: RUI, RM94,880.00
Duration: 01 Mar 2017 - 29 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr. Norma Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr. Rozita  Hassan, Associate Prof. Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki, Associate Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Ab Rahman.

7) Synthesis and Characterization of Zirconia -Calcia Nanocomposite for Dental Application
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM31,662.00
Duration: 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2019
Researchers: Dr Tang Liszen, Prof. Dr Ismail Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr Adam Husein, Dr Zuryati Ab Ghani, Dr Tahir Yusuf Noorani.


8) Intra-subject investigation into the role of dental plaque induced IL-17 family cytokine expression in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease
Grant Type: RUI, RM99,884.83
Duration: 01 May 2017 - 30 Apr 2020
Researchers: Dr. Raja Azman Raja Awang, Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan, Associate Prof. Dr. Erry Mochamad Arief

9) Fabrication of Zirconia Using Nano Calcium Oxide Derived From Cockle Shells as Stabilizer For Dental Application
Grant Type: Science Fund, RM179,045.00
Duration: 01 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2019
Researchers: Dr. Zuryati Binti Ab Ghani, Prof. Dr. Adam Bin Husein, Prof. Dr. Ismail Bin Ab Rahman

10) Oral health knowledge, attitude and practice among family medicine specialists (FMS) in Malaysia
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM28,900.00
Duration: 01 Jun 2017 - 31 May 2019
Researchers: Dr. Zainab Mat Yudin@Badrin, Associate Prof. Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr. Ninin Sukminingrum Masudi, Dr. Noraini Mohamad, Dr. Norsiah Ali

11) Influence of zirconia reinforcement on rice husk nanohybrid composite physical, mechanical and cytotoxicity properties 
Grant Type: RUI, RM99,770.00
Duration: 01 Nov 2017 - 30 Oct 2020
Researchers: Dr. Noor Huda Ismail, Dr. Raja Azman Raja Awang, Prof. Dr. Ismail Ab Rahman, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad. 

2016 Research Grants

1) Modified Bayesian of a linear regression method applied to dental public health
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 31,700.00
Duration : 15 May 2016 - 14 May 2018.
Researchers: AP Dr Wan Muhamad Amir W Ahmad, Dr Ruhaya Hasan, Zalila Ali, Nor Azlida Aleng.

2) Flowable resin composite from agricultural biowaste
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 100,000.00
Duration : 1 Mar 2016 - 28 Feb 2019.
Researchers: Dr Yanti Johari, Prof Ismail Ab Rahman, Prof Adam Husein, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, AP Dr Zaihan Ariffin.

3) Beta 2 microglobulin (B2M) as serum marker in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 37,568.00
Duration : 1 Mar 2016 - 28 Feb 2019.
Researchers: Dr Nur Karyatee Kassim, Prof Baharudin Abdullah, Dr Suhaily Mohd Hairon, Dr Julia Omar, Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Dr Muhammad Hafiz Hanafi.

4) Serum chemistry analysis of captive wild long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 20,291.80
Duration : 15 Feb 2016 - 14 Feb 2018.
Researchers: Dr Saidi Jaafar, Dr Noziah Ghani, Dr Nur Izni Mohd Zaharri.

5) Intention and actual infant feeding practices among post-elective caesarean delivery women in Kelantan: a prospective cohort study
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 27,031.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Noraini Mohamad, Assoc Prof Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr Tengku Alina Tengku Ismail, Dr Zaharah Sulaiman, Nazirah Johar.

6) HPV-related Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Kelantan population
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 30,000.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Assoc Prof Dr TP Kannan, Dr Suhaily Mohd Hairon, Dr Masitah Hayati Harun,
Dr Norzaliana Zawawi, Eda Sharip.

7) Anticariogenic properties of propolis from Trigona spp towards development of a new toothpaste
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 34,720.46
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Tuan Nadrah Naim T Ismail @ T Manah,
Assoc Prof Dr Erry Mochamad Arief, Assoc Prof Dr TP Kannan.

2015 Research Grants

1) Development of Reak-Time Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Rapid Detection of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Genotypes 16 in HPV-Related Oral Cancer Patients
Grant Type:
Science Fund, RM 237,720.00
Duration : 01 Jan 2015 - 30 June 2017.
Researchers: Dr Suharni Mohamad, Dr Siti Suraiya Md Noor, Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman.

2) Cytotoxic and Apoptotic Effects of Ocimum Sanctum Linn and Cosmos Caudatus on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Line
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 49,864.50
Duration : 01 March 2015 - 28 February 2017
Researchers: Dr Rosmaliza Ramli, Dr Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Nurulezah Hasbullah

3) Investigation Of Cytotoxic, Mutagenic, Immunomodulatory, Antimicrobial Properties and Cell Cycle Regulatory Effects Of Clinacanthus nutans - A Step Towards Commercialization
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 187,076.00
Duration : 01 March 2015 - 28 February 2017
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. TP Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Suharni Mohamad, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah

4) Subcutaneous Tissue Responses To Novel Zinc Eugenol Dental Filling Materials: An In Vivo Study
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 111,551.40
Duration : 15 April 2015 - 14 April 2017.
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Dr Shahrom Mahmud, Dr Masitah Hayati Harun

5) In Vitro Investigation for the Role of IL-17 in Periodontal Disease
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 40,000.00
Duration : 01 June 2015 - 31 May 2017.
Researchers: Dr Raja Azaman Raja Awang, Dr Nor Mohd Farid Mohd Noor, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah

6) Effects of Low Level Laser Theraphy, on Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Extration and Non-Extraction Cases in Humans : A 3D Evaluation via CBCT and Micro CT Approach
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 174,360.50
Duration : 15 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2018
Researchers: Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis, Prof Dr Adam Husein, Dr Rehana Basri

7) Influence of Ocular prostheses on Craniofacial Bone Remodelimg in Orbital Bone Defect : A 3D Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) Analysis
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 45,400.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2017
Researchers: Dr Nafij Jamayet, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion and Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam

8) Antibacterial Activity Evaluation of Propolis and Piper Betle Against Enterococcus Faecalis
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 45,000.00
Duration : 1 August 2015 - 31 July 2017
Researchers: Dr Huwaina Abd Ghani, Assoc. Prof Dr Sam'an Malik Masudi and Dr Suharni Mohamad

9)
Effect of Oral Health Education Module on Nurses' Knowledge about Oral Health in Pregnancy, Attitude Towards Oral Health Care of Mothers and Advice for Dental Visits-a Community Trial Study
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 112,508.08
Duration : 1 Sept 2015 - 31 Aug 2017
Researchers: Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Prof. Azizah Yusoff, Dr. Rohani Ismail

10) Effect of buccal fat on bone regeneration for osseointegration of dental implant in aesthetic region
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 40,000.00
Duration: 15 Sept 2015-14 Sept 2017
Researchers: Dr Ramizu Shaari, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Ab. Rahman

11) Influence of different adhesive cements and surface treatments on colour stability and bond strength of porcelain laminate veneers
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 43,340.10
Duration: 15 Sept 2015-14 Sept 2017
Researchers: Dr Noor Huda Ismail, Prof. Dr. Adam Husein, Dr Raja Azman Raja Awang

2014 Research Grants

1) The Interval Intervention on Oral Health, Dietary Habits and Nutritional Status Among yhe Elderly Living in Rumah Seri Kenangan
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 July 2014 - 30 June 2016.
Researchers: Dr Ruhaya Hassan and Dr Mohd Zulkarnain Sinor

 

2) Comparison Study Between the Effects of Low Level Laser Theraphy (LLT), Low Intensity Pulsed Ultrasound (LIPUS) Treatment and the Combination of Them, on Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Rats
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 June 2014 - 31 Mei 2016.
Researchers: Assoc Prof Dr Adam Husein, Assoc. Prof. Dr Rozita Hassan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam

 

3) Paraoxanase Activity in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Malay Patients in HUSM (Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia)
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 June 2014 - 31 Mei 2016.
Researchers: Dr Hanim Afzan Ibrahim, Assoc. Prof Dr K.N.S Sirajudeen, Dr Julia Omar

 

4) Determination of DUSP6 Polymorphism in Class III Malocclusion, Attending at Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia (HUSM)
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 June 2014 - 31 Mei 2016.
Researchers: Dr Rehana Basri, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@Makhtar, Dr Saidi Jaafar, Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam

 

5) Assessment of Oral Health Status and Associated Factors Among Elderly in Pasir Puteh, Kelantan.
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 June 2014 - 14 June 2016.
Researchers: Dr Mohd Zulkarnain Sinor and Dr Norkhafizah Saddki

 

6) The Prevalence of Miltenberger Blood Group Polymorphism Among Kelantanese Population by PCR-Based Technigues
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 March 2014 - 14 March 2016.
Researchers: Dr Wan Suriana Wan Ab Ahmad, Prof Dr Rosline Hassan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Ms Ang Cheng Yong

 

7) The Efficacy of Cetylpyridinium Chloride Mouthwash as an Adjunct to Toothbrushing on Reducing Dental Plaque and Ginggivitis in Malaysian Population
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 March 2014 - 14 March 2016.
Researchers: Dr Mon Mon Tin Oo, Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, and Dr Ninin Sukminingrum

 

8) The Effect of Tualang Honey Onhealing After Conventional Periodontal Theraphy in Chronic Periodontitis Patients
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 March 2014 - 14 March 2016.
Researchers: Dr Zurairah Berahim, Dr Azlina Ahmad and Dr Haslina Taib

 

9) Rapid Detection of Porphyromonas Gingivalis and Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans Using Loop Mediated Isothermal Apmlification in Periodontitis Patients
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 March 2014 - 14 March 2016.
Researchers: Dr Suharni Mohamad, Dr Azlina Ahmad and Dr Haslina Taib

 

10) Angiogenesis and Osteogenesis Gene Expressions of Endothelial Cell Lines Seeded on Biphasic Calcium Phosphate (BCP) Scaffold with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF)
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 March 2014 - 14 March 2016.
Researchers: Assoc Prof Dr Noor Hayati Abdul Razak, Prof Dr Zainal Arifin Ahmad, Dr Azlina Ahmad and Dr Roselinda Ab Rahman

 

11) Effect of Piper Sarmentosum Aqueous Extract on Oral Ulcers Induced in a Rat Model
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM44,000.00
Duration : 1 November 2014 - 31 Oktober 2016.
Researchers: Dr Nik Aloesnisa Nik Mohd Alwi, Dr Norzaliana Zawawi, Dr Azlina Ahmad

 

12) Orthodontic Treatment Stability Using Passive Self-Ligating and Conventional Systems Utilizing 3D Micro CT - An Intervention Study
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM47,600.00
Duration : 1 November 2014 - 31 Oktober 2016.
Researchers: Dr Norma Ab Rahman, Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Dr Basaruddin Ahmad, Dr Wey Mang Check, Assoc. Prof Siti Adibah Othman

 

13) Wound Healing in Critical Sized Mandibular Bone Defect Using Locally - Produced Biphasic Calcium Phosphate Graft with Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in a Rabbit Model
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM45,000.00
Duration : 15 September 2014 - 14 September 2016.
Researchers: Dr Roselinda Ab Rahman, Professor Dr Zainal Arifin Ahmad, Assoc, Prof Dr Noor Hayati Abdul Razak, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis

 

14) Interface mechanisms and dentinogenic differentiation potential of a newly developed nanohydroxyapatite-silica-Glass Ionomer Cement (GIC) composite
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM135,000.00
Duration : 1 December 2014 - 30 November 2017.
Researchers: Dr Norhayati Luddin, Professor Dr Ismail Ab Rahman, Assoc Prof Dr T.P.Kannan, Dr Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani, Assoc Prof Dr Sam'an Malik Masudi

 

15) Evaluation of the Shear Bond Strength and enamel Surface Roughness of Resin Modified Glass Ionomer Cement with Different Enamel Surface Preparation
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM35,000.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Assoc Prof Dr Rozita Hassan

 

16) Comparison of the Efficacy, Surface Hardness and Surface Roughness of Natural Tooth Specimen After Bleaching Treatment with Over the Counter and Professionally Applied Whitening Agent on Human Teeth
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM49,317.10
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Mohamad Syahrizal Halim, Assoc Prof Dr Normastura Abd Rahman, Dr Zuryati Ab Ghani

 

17) Influence of Ferrule Height on the Fracture Resistance of Root Canal Treated Tooth Restored with Post , Core and Crown
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM50,000.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Rabihah Alawi, Dr Nor Aidaniza Abd Muttlib, Assoc Prof Dr Normastura Abd Rahman

 

18) Biocompatibility and Sealing Ability of Dual Cure Composite and Flowable Composite as a Repair Material for Furcal Perforation
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM49,910.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Yanti Johari, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis

 

19) Evaluation of Microleakage of Fiber Reinforced Post System (Everstick) Under Simulated Occlusal Loading
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM41,537.10
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Nor Aidaniza Abdul Muttlib, Dr Rabihah Alawi, Dr Zaihan Ariffin, Assoc Prof Dr Normastura Abd Rahman

 

20) The Effect of Calcium Hydroxide Intracanal Medicament on the Radicular Bond Strength of Self Adhesive Cement for Fiber Post Cementation
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM47,572.10
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani, Dr Norhayati Luddin, Assoc Prof Dr Sam'an Malik Masudi

 

21) An In Vitro Study on Effect of Two Intracanal Medicaments on Cell Viability and Attachment to the Irrigated Dentin
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM44,225.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Aung Thu Htun, Dr Azlina Ahmad

 

22) Surface Effects on Titanium Implants by Differents Hygiene Instruments
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM44,200.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Akram Hassan, Assoc Prof Dr Erry Mochamad Arief, Dr Haslina Taib

 

23) Determination of Tooth Size and Dental Arch Dimension in Pakhtun Pakistani Population
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM42,514.10
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis, Dr Mohammad Khurseeh Alam, Dr Nur Atika Md Ashar

 

24) Identification of Diving Cells, Immature and Mature Neurons in the dental Stem Cell Niche Area Using Immunohistochemistry Technique in Postnatal Normal Adult Rat Model
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM45,845.00
Duration : 15 December 2014 - 14 December 2016.
Researchers: Dr Nor Farid Mohd Nor, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@Makhtar, Dr Nurkhafizah Ghani, Dr Nur Mohamad Mohd Makhatar

 

25) Fabrication and Characterizations of Glass Ionomer Cemet (GIC) - nanosilica-hydroxyapatite-zirconia composites
Grant Type:
RUI, RM194,065.60
Duration : 31 December 2014 - 31 December 2017.
Researchers: Dr Wan Zaripah Wan Bakar, Prof Dr Ismail Ab Rahman, Assoc Prof Dr Sam'an Malik Masudi


26) Development of High Strength And Wear Resistant Polymeric Material for Esthetic Brackets
Grant Type:
RUI, RM152,900.00
Duration : 31 December 2014 - 30 Jun 2017.
Researchers: Professor Dr Rozita Hassan, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Dr Norma Abd Rahman, Professor Dr Mat Uzir Wahit, Professor Eng Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dato' Abdul Kadir

2013 Research Grants

1) Biomodelling for cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction : Patient specific aesthetic, functional and affordable biomaterial implant and prostheses
Grant Type:
USM Long-Term, RM999,089.00
Duration : 01 Feb 2013 - 31 Jan 2017.
Researchers: Prof. Madya Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Prof Abdul Hanan Abdullah, Dr Aboamama Atahar Ahmed, Prof Madya Eng. Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dato' Abdul Kadir, Dr Norhayati Luddin, Prof Adam Husein, Dr Md Saidin Wahab, Prof Abd Rahni Mt Piah, Prof Madya Ahmad Majid, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Prof Ismail Ab Rahman, Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Prof Hazizan Md Akil, Dr Marzuki Omar, Dr Zamzuri Idris, Prof Madya Bahari Belaton, Dr Abdul Rahman Izaini Ghani, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Prof Madya Dr Muhammad Naziman Ab Rahman, Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Mr Abdul Hakim Abdul Basir.

2) A Three Dimensional Computed Tomography (3D CT) Study of Maxillary Sinus in Malays
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM36,599.00
Duration : 01 April 2013 - 31 March 2015
Researchers : Dr Asilah Yusof, Assoc Prof Rozita Hassan.

3) The mechanism of NFKB signalling in odontogenic stem cell differentiation induced by BMP2 for dental pulp tissue engineering
Grant Type: FRGS Fasa1/2013, RM80,000.00
Researchers : Dr Azlina Ahmad

4) Properties of gypsum-based biomaterials and its effect on proliferation and odontoblastic differentiation in stem cells of human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM37,207.00
Duration : 01 May 2013 - 30 April 2015
Researchers : Dr Fazal Reza, Assoc Prof Dr Adam Husein, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah.

5) Biomechanics of dental implant : 3-dimensional assessment
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 May 2013 - 30 April 2015
Researchers : Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Engr. Assoc Prof Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dato' Abdul Kadir

6) Intensive Grant : Dr Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani - RM 5,000

7) In Vitro Studies on Antimicrobial Properties of Malaysian Homey and Propolis Extract Against Pathogens Implicated in Denture Stomatitis
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Dr Suharni Mohamad, Ms Haswati @Nurhayati Abdullah

8) Effect of Human Saliva Derived Exosome on the Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells Cell Line - An In Vitro Study
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@ Makhtar, Dr Zurairah Berahim

9) Dry Mouth Condition and Swallowing Impairment in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Norsila Abdul Wahab, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Haslina Taib

9) Locally Delivered Minocycline, As An Adjunct to Nonsurgical Treatment In Moderate To Severe Chronic Periodontitis With Type 2 Diabetes : A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM162,087.60
Duration : 36 months

Researchers : Dr Siti Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin

10) DNA Microarray Screening Of Non-Syndromic Cleft Lip And Palate Patients With Dental Anomalies
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM221,831.40
Duration : 01 December 2013 -
30 November 2016
Researchers : Prof Madya Dr Normastura Abd Rahman, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Sarina Sulong

11) The Role of Interleukin-8 (IL-8)-Immunomodulatory Pathway In The Differentiation Of Stem Cells From Human Exfoliated Deciduous Teeth (SHED) Into Odontoblast-Like Cells
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM190,500.00
Duration : 01 December 2013 -
30 November 2016
Researchers: Dr Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Prof Madya Dr T.P. Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@ Makhtar

2012 Research Grants

1) Characterization and identification of immunological properties of human Hertwig's epitehlial root sheath cells (HERS)
Grant Type:
USM Short-Term, RM39,702.00
15 Jan 2012 - 14 Jan 2014.
Researchers: Dr Kasmawati @ Norhidayati Mokhtar, AP Dr Adam Husein, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Dr Zurairah Berahim.

2) Mechanism of Bacteria Adhesion on Nanofilled Tooth Coloured Restorative Materials
Grant Type:
FRGS Fasa 1/2012, RM 102,100.00.
01 Jun 2012 - 31 May 2014.
Researchers: Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Dr Zuryati Ab Ghani, AB Habsah Hasan.

3) Role of Transforming Growth Factor-beta1 (TGFb-1) and the Cell Signaling Pathway in the Differentiation of SHED into Epithelial-like Cells
Grant Type: FRGS Fasa1/2012, RM153,100.00.
01
Jun 2012 - 31 May 2014.
Researchers: Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar, AP Dr TP Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Zurairah Berahim.

4)
Establishment of a Co-Culture of Stem Cell from Human Exfoliated Deciduous Teeth (SHED) with Human Hertwig's Epithelial Root Sheath (HERS) Cells and to Study the Cementoblastic Differentiation Ability of SHED
Grant Type: USM Short-Term,
RM40,000.00
01 Jun 2012 - 31 May 2014.
Researchers: Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar, AP Dr Adam Husein, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Dr Zurairah Berahim.

5) Effect of Beekeeping on Telomere Length and Longevity of Life in Beekeepers
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM39,264.00
1 Jun 2012 - 31 May 2014.
Researchers: AP Dr TP Kannan, AP Dr Shaharum Shamsuddin, AP Dr Siti Amrah Sulaiman, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Stefen Stangaciu.

6) Gene expression analysis of aquaporin3 during keratinocytes differentiation from stem cells of human amniotic membrane
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM39,264.00
1 Jun 2012 - 31 May 2014.
Researchers:
Dr Azlina Ahmad, AP Dr TP Kannan, AP Dr Suzina Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Dr Badrul Hisham Yahaya.

7) Antimicrobial effect of Euphorbia tirucalli (Tetulang) on Streptococcus mutans
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
15 Jun 2012 - 14 Jun 2014.
Researchers: Mohamad Ezany Bin Yusoff, Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Dr. Suharni Mohamad.

8) The effects of low level laser therapy, low intensity pulsed ultrasound treatment and the combination of them on osteoblast and osteclast cell lines
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
15 Jun 2012 - 14 Jun 2014.
Researchers: Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam, AP Dr Adam Husein, AP Dr Rozita Hassan, Dr Rumaizi Shaari.

9) In vivo teratogenicity And anti-allergic Effects of lignosus Rhinoceros in an asthmatic rodent model and their possible bioactive constituents
Grant Type: RU/Long-Term, RM220,293.00
1 Oct 2012 - 30 Dec 2015
Researchers: Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Prof Madya Dr Gan Siew Hua, Dr Wan Ezumi Mohd Puad@Mohd Fuad, Dr Wan Majdiah Wan Damitri Al Astani Tengku Din

10) Antibacterial and anti-Inflammatory effects of ixora coccinea linn on human periodontal ligament fibroblast cell line
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM40,000.00
15 Oct 2012 - 14 Oct 2015.
Researchers: Dr Dasmawati Mohmad, Prof. Ismail Ab. Rahman, AP Dr Hasnah Osman, Ap Habsah Hasan

11) Effects of peri-vitelline Fluid (PVF) obtained from fertilized eggs of horseshoe crab on cultured human dental pulp stem cells
Grant Type: RU/Long-Term, RM212,525.00
15 Dec
2012 - 14 Dec 2015
Researchers: Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@Makhtar, AP T.P. Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Anil Kumar Chatterji

12) Angiogenic potential of dental stem cells seeded on human amniotic membrane as a scaffold for pulp tissue regeneration
Grant Type: RU/Long-Term, RM242,446.00
15 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2015
Researchers: Dr Azlina Ahmad, AP Dr Suzina Sheikh Ab Hamid, AP T.P. Kannan, DR Khairani Idah Mohktar@Mahktar

13) The combined effect of biphasic calcium phosphate & simvastatin on human dental pulp cells & dentin regeneration
Grant Type: RU/Long-Term, RM195,828.00
15 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2015
Researchers: Dr Zuliani Mahmood, Prof Ismail Ab. Rahman, Prof Dr Hanafi Ismail, AP Dr T.P. Kannan

14) Evaluation of glass ionomer cements (GIS) properties with coumarin derivatives as antibacterial agent
Grant Type: RU/Long-Term, RM152,490.00
15 Dec 2012 - 14 Dec 2015.
Researchers: Dr Dasmawati Mohmad, Prof. Ismail Ab. Rahman, AP Dr Hasnah Osman, Ap Habsah Hasan

2011 Research Grants

Research Title

Lead Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1) Characterization and gene expression analysis of rabbit primary epidermal keratinocytes
Dr. T.P. Kannan
200,600.00 01/01/11 - 31/12/12 RU Genetics
2) Synthesis of hybrid silica nanoparticles from rice husk for fabricationof dental nanocomposites
Prof. Ismail Ab Rahman
242,551.00 01/01/11 - 31/12/12 RU Biomaterials
3) Immunogenecity of hemagglutinin (HA) epitopes of Malaysian influenza H5N1 virus in mice
Dr. Nurul Asma Abdullah
32,813.00 01/02/11 - 31/1/13 USM Short Term
Immunology
4) Comparison of shear bond strength between transbond XT wuth SEP and Fuji Ortho LC and study on enamel condition after debond with three different finishing burs
Dr. Rozita Hassan
33,610.00 01/02/11 - 31/1/13 USM Short Term
Biomaterials
5) Influence of polymerization properties of resin cements on bond strength of fiber post and titanium post
Dr. Fazal Reza
33,740.00 01/02/11 - 31/01/13 USM Short Term Biomaterials
6) The mechanism of osseointegration on hydroxyapatite (HA)-induced osteoblast stimulated with cytokines
Dr. Nurul Asma Abdullah
98,500.00 01/04/11 - 31/03/13 FRGS, MOHE Immunology
7) Genotoxicity evaluation of locally produced dental restoration nanocomposite using comet assay and chromosome aberration tests
Assoc. Prof. Dr. T.P. Kannan 39,210.00 01/04/11 - 31/03/13 USM Short Term Biomaterials
8) Synthesis of nanohydroxyapatite-silica hybrid by in-situ sol-gel for fabrication of glass ionomer cement (GIC) dental nanocomposites
Prof. Ismail Ab Rahman 98,440.00 01/05/11 - 30/04/13 FRGS, MOHE Biomaterials
9) Evaluation of anti-cardiolipin antibodies in periodontitis patients
Dr. Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamad 39,246.00 15/05/11 - 14/05/13 USM Short Term Immunology
10) In vitro fracture resistance and fracture pattern studies on root reinforcement using different obturating materials and reinforcement materials
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi 32,311.00 15/05/11 - 14/05/13 USM Short Term Biomaterials
11) The effects of xylitol chewing gum on oral environment among army personnel involved in army operation at Malaysia-Thailand border
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Normastura Abdul Rahman 39,925.00 15/05/11 - 14/05/13 USM Short Term Oral Health
12) To compare the effectiveness between turmeric paste and triamcinolone in treating minor oral recurrent apthous stomatitis
Dr. Daddy Suradi Halim 14,635.00 15/08/11 - 14/08/13 USM Short Term Oral Health
13) Undestanding the interaction of FcyRlla gene polymorphism with periodontal disease
Dr. Haslina Taib 39,876.00 15/08/11 - 14/08/13 USM Short Term Oral Health
14) Factors associated with oral health related quality of life among pregnant women in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia
Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki 17,762.00 15/08/11 - 14/08/13 USM Short Term Oral Health
15) Comparative study on Coragraf and BioOss as bone substitutes in maxillary sinus augmentation for implant placement
Dr. Shaifulizan Ab Rahman 40,000.00 15/08/11 - 14/08/13 USM Short Term Biomaterials
16) A study of permanent second and third molars in determining the optimal time for orthodontic intervention among Malay population using radiographs
Dr. Shani Ann Mani 9,060.00 15/08/11 - 14/08/13 USM Short Term Oral Health

2010 Research Grants

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1) Mutational analysis of Jagged2 gene among non-syndrome cleft lip with or without cleft palate patients in Kelantan
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Normastura Abd Rahman 36,875.00 01/2/10 - 31/1/12 USM Short Term Craniofacial Sciences
2) The effect of the designs and performance of maxillary complete denture in patients with different sizes of torus palatinus
Dr. Norhayati Luddin 34,247.00 01/3/10 - 28/2/12 USM Short Term Craniofacial Sciences
3) Assessment of the obturation on the lateral canals using two different techniques and using two different irrigation methods: an in vitro study
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi 36,879.00 1/6/10- 31/5/12 USM Short Term Biomaterials
4) Surface roughness using AFM of nanofilled and microfilled glassionomer with three polishing types and confocal analysis after application of S. mutans
Dr. Zuryati Ab Ghani 30,950.00 1/7/10- 30/6/12 USM Short Term Biomaterials
5) Chemopreventive activities of phytochemicals (SIRIM products) on selected cancer cells using proteomics approaches
Dr. Md Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed 249,999.60 1/8/10- 31/7/13 RU Oral Tumour
6) Genotyping the oral bacteria associated with and without early childhood caries using molecular analysis
Dr. Shani Ann Mani 207,803.68 15/7/10- 15/6/12 RU Oral Health
7) Antibacterial and cytotoxic properties of mineral trioxide aggregate when mixed with various bee products
Dr. Deepti Saini
39,998.00 15/10/10- 14/10/12 USM Short Term Biomaterials (Honey)
 
 
8 Incentive Grants (each valued RM5,000) awarded to:
 
1) Dr. Md Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed (2 students)
2) Dr. Saisi Jaafar
3) Dr. Norhayati Luddin
4) Dr. Rozita Hassan
5) Dr. Akram Hassan
6) Prof. Zulkifli Ahmad
7) Dr. Md Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed (1 student)
8) Dr. Khairani Idah Mokhtar
 
 

 

2009 Research Grants

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1) An in vitro cross-sectional assessment of apical sealing ability of USM nano-HA sealer with cold lateral and warm vertical techniques
Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi 32,871.00 15/01/09 - 14/01/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
2) The characteristics of craniofacial and dental arch morphology in transfusion-dependant thalassaemia patients
Dr. Rozita Hassan 19,131.00 15/01/09 - 14/01/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
3) An in vitro study to compare antimicrobial activity of endodontic sealers Dr. Zaihan Ariffin 36,030.00 15/02/09 - 14/02/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
4) Bond strength of orthondontic brackets with two adhesive systems Dr. Norma Ab. Rahman 19,188.00 15/02/09 - 14/02/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
5) Efficacy between local honey and Bonjela treatment of minor recurrent apthous stomatitis Dr. Daddy Suradi Halim RM11,395.00 01/03/09 - 28/02/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
6) The efficacy of the prefabricated myofunctional appliance T4F™ in comparison to twin block appliance for Class II Division 1 malocclusion treatment: A randomized clinical trial
Dr. Norehan Mokhtar RM28,911.00 01/03/09 - 28/02/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
7) The accuracy of Gustafson and Johanson age estimation methods for Malay adults in Kelantan Dr. Mohd. Fadhli Khamis RM36,106.00 01/03/09 - 28/02/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
8) Microleakage assessment on repaired nano filled resin composite fissure sealants
Dr. Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor RM15,484.00 15/03/09-14/03/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
9) Efficacy of Salvadora persica in actibacterial, buffer capacity and antiplaque Dr. Erlina Sih Mahanani RM28,114.00 01/04/09 - 31/03/11 USM Short Term Oral Diseases
10) A gamat-based collagen membrane for guided tissue regeneration Dr. Erry Mochamad Arief RM27,854.00 01/04/09 - 31/03/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
11) A study on oral mucosal lesions among adult Siamese ethnic group in Kelantan Dr. Azizah Yusoff RM34,822.00 15/05/09 - 14/05/11 USM Short Term Oral Diseases
12) Antimicrobial effect of commonly used herbs in Malaysia Rabia Sultana Siddiqui RM34,822.00 15/05/09 - 14/05/11 USM Short Term Oral Diseases
13) In vitro evaluation of the verrule effect and post material on failure load and mode in endodontically treated teeth Dr. Wan Zaripah Wan Bakar RM29,425.00 15/05/09 - 14/05/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
14) Evaluation of the facial and dental arch features in Malay population Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion RM14,190.00 15/05/09 - 14/05/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
15) Identification of differently expressed genes observed in stem cells derived from extracted human tooth Dr. Khairani Idah Mokhtar RM38,320.00 01/07/09-30/06/11 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
16) Comparison of microleakage of self etching primer under the conventional and adhesive coated orthodontic bracket Dr. Haslina Taib RM31,659.00 15/07/09-14/07/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
17) Investigation of chemopreventive activities from the peets of red local fruits on adenocarcinoma cells using proteomics approaches
Dr. Md. Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed RM50,000.00 01/08/09 - 3108/11 FRGS Oral Cancer
18) Characterization and assessment the proliferation rate of stem cells from human teeth Dr. Zaihan Ariffin RM34,934.00 15/08/09 - 14/08/11 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
19) Investigation of chemopreventive activities from the 'Kesinai' products on oral cancer cells using immunoblot analysis
Dr. Md. Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed RM40,000.00 01/09/09-31/08/11 USM Short Term Oral Cancer
20) (Incentive) Dr. Nurul Asma Abdullah RM5,000.00 30/6/09-29/6/10 Incentive  
21) (Incentive) Dr. Sarliza Yasmin Sanusi RM5,000.00 22/4/09-21/4/10 Incentive  
22) (Incentive) Dr. Yanti Johari RM5,000.00 22/4/09-21/4/10 Incentive  
23) (Incentive) Dr. Zuliani Mahmood RM5,000.00 14/5/09-13/5/10 Incentive  
24) (Incentive) Dr. Md. Azman PKM Seeni Mohamed RM5,000.00 14/5/09-13/5/10 Incentive  
25) (Incentive) Dr. Deepti Saini RM5,000.00 25/4/09-24/5/10 Incentive  
26) (Incentive) Dr. Haslina Taib RM5,000.00 16/2/09-15/2/10 Incentive  
27) (Incentive) Dr. Marzuki Omar RM5,000.00 22/4/09-21/4/10 Incentive  
28) (Incentive) Dr. Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin
RM5,000.00 24/11/09-23/11/10 Incentive  
29) (Incentive) Dr. Basaruddin Ahmad RM5,000.00 3/8/09-2/8/10 Incentive  
30) (Incentive) AP Dr. Normastura Abd. Rahman RM5,000.00 2/9/09-1/9/10 Incentive  
31) (Incentive) Dr. Raja Azman Raja Awang RM5,000.00 1/9/09-31/8/10 Incentive  
32) (Incentive) Dr. Roselinda Ab. Rahman RM5,000.00 2/9/09-1/9/10 Incentive  
33) (Incentive) Dr. Rumaizi Shaari RM5,000.00 7/10/09-6/10/10 Incentive  
34) (Incentive) Dr. Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamed RM5,000.00 24/11/09-23/11/10 Incentive  
35) (Incentive) Dr. Fazal Reza
RM5,000.00 15/12/09-14/12/10 Incentive  

 

2008 Research Grants

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1) A three-dimensional non-invasive assessment on soft tissue facial morphology in Malaysian obese populations in relation with cardiovascular risk factor
Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi 23,000.00 01/03/08 - 28/02/10 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
2) The efficacy of the treatment with reverse twin block and chincup appliances for Class III malocclusion: a randomized clinical trial Dr. Mohd Fadhli Khamis 23,260.00 01/03/08 - 28/02/10 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
3) Fracture resistance of weakened root structure reinforced by two types of composite resin and endodontic sealer Dr. Wan Zaripah Wan Bakar 22,218.00 01/03/08 - 28/02/10 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
4) Effectiveness of conventional periodontal maintenance with tetracycline irrigation comparing to scaling and root planing with subgingival minocycline Dr. Widowati Witjaksono 21,891.00 15/03/08 - 14/03/10 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
5) The development and validation of quality of life measurement for children with cleft lip and/or palate
Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion 14,796.00 15/03/08 - 14/03/10 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
6) Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Tricalcium Phosphate on Human Osteoblast Cell Line
Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad 34,909.00 15/03/08 - 14/03/10 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
7) Prevalence of oral mucosal lesions in diabetics and the association between diabetes and oral precancerous lesions in HUSM
Dr. Rajan Saini 27,183.00 01/04/08 - 31/03/10 USM Short Term Oral Cancer
8) Microleakage in Class II composite restorations bonded with self-etch, one-step, one-component adhesive system
Dr. Norhayati Luddin 25,450.00 01/05/08 - 30/04/10 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
9) Genotoxic evaluation of locally produced dental porcelain by using Comet Assay
Dr. T.P. Kannan 20,173.00 01/06/08 - 31/05/10 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
10) The comparison between the effect of flapless and full-thickness flap techniques on crestal bone resorption and osseointegration
Dr. Shaifulizan Abd. Rahman 38,510.00 15/06/08 - 14/06/10 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
11) Anti proliferative and apoptotic effects of the orthsiphon stamineus and Tualang honey on oral cancer cell lines
Dr. Rajan Saini 32,030.00 01/09/08 - 31/08/10 USM Short Term Oral Cancer
12) Investigation of the cellular changes of reprogrammed pre-fusion facial ectoderm in facilitating the fusion process
Dr. Saidi Jaafar 140,426.00 01/10/08 - 30/09/10 RU (Fundamental) Craniofacial Biology

2007 Research Grants

No.

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget

(RM)

Duration

Type of Grant

Research Cluster

1.

An Intervention Study to Improve the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Related to Noise Induced Hearing Loss among Sawmill Workers

Dr. Mohd. Ayub Sadiq

11,990.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

2.

Validity and Reliability of the Malay Translated Medical Outcome Study-Social Support Survey (MOS-SSS) and HIV Knowledge Questionnaire (HIV-KQ-18) Among HIV Positie Patients: A Multicentre Study

Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki

11,330.00

15/03/07- 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Oral Health

3.

Survival and Prognostic Factors of Oral Cancer Patients in Hospital Sains Malaysia

Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki

10,882.00

15/03/07- 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Oral Tumour

4.

The Effect of Periodontal Therapies on the Arterial Stiffness, Serum C-Reactive Protein (C-RP) Levels and White Blood Cell (WBC) Count: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial

Dr. Erry Mochamad Arief

13,840.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

5.

Prevalence of malocclusion, orthodontic treatment need and demand among school children in Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Dr. Abdul Rashid Ismail

17,446.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

6.

Characterization of Articular Cartilage Culture in HUSM

Dr. Nawaz Hussain Mohamad Amir

19,531.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

7.

The impact of oral health status on quality of life of elderly people in Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Dr. Noorliza Mastura Ismail

15,037.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

8.

In vitro evaluation of sealing ability of a new nano-hydroxyapatite endodontic sealant

Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi

19,710.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

9.

In vitro evaluation of locally produced dental porcelain

Dr. Adam Husein

18,803.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

10.

A Study of Association of Smoking with Salivary Parameters and Common Oral Diseases among Adults Attending MOH and HUSM Dental Clinics in Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Dr. Azizah Yusoff

18,451.00

15/03/07 - 14/03/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

11.

Menjejaki Asal Usul Bangsa Melayu Melalui Kajian Morfologi, Sejarah, Sosio Budaya dan Analisis Genetik - Sub Projek 6: Analisis Morfologi

Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion

116,300.00

15/03/07- 14/03/10

Fundamental

Craniofacial Biology

12.

A craniofacial morphology study of patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Dr. Rozita Hassan

17,694.00

01/05/07 - 30/04/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

13.

Evaluation and response of stem cells in pulp tissue following pulp capping or restorative procedure using CaOH or GIC for primary molars

Dr. Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor

19,997.00

01/05/07- 30/04/09

USM Short Term

Oral Diseases

14.

In vitro study on mechanical and physical properties of experimental and commercial dental composites

Dr. Dasmawati Mohamad

10,265.00

01/05/07- 30/04/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

15.

The influence of platelet rich plasma on osseointegration in controlled diabetic patients

Dr. Ramizu Shaari

18,312.00

01/05/07- 30/04/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

16.

Prevalence and evaluation of occupational stress in automotive assembly industries

Dr. Aziah Daud

19,696.00

07/05/07 - 06/05/09

USM Short Term

17.

In vivo evaluation of locally produced dental porcelain

Dr. Adam Husein

6,301.00

01/07/07- 30/06/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

18.

The coronal sealing ability of a new hydroxyapatite based sealer after post space preparation

Dr. Zuryati Ab. Ghani

17,635.00

01/08/07- 31/08/09

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

19.

A study on human papilloma virus (HPV) in the etiology pathogenesis of oral squamous cell carcinomas (OSCC) and development of PCR based HPV detection system

Dr. Rajan Saini

206,000.00

01/08/07- 31/08/09

Science Fund

Oral Tumour

20.

Kajian Pencirian dan Bio-Keserasian Selulosa dan Derivatifnya daripada Bahan Buangan Kelapa Sawit untuk Kegunaan sebagai Bio-Bahan Pergigian

Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion

236,000.00

01/10/07 - 30/09/10

Yayasan Felda

Dental Biomaterial

21.

A study on the genetic and environmental factors associated with non-syndromic cleft lip and palate (NSCLP) in Malay population

Dr. Saidi Jaafar

137,000.00

01/07/07- 30/06/09

Science Fund

Craniofacial Biology

22.

Development of aesthetic dental composites based on nanotechnology

Dr. Abdul Rashid Ismail

1,000,000.00

01/10/07- 30/09/10

RU

Dental Biomaterial

23.

Microsatellite instability and loss of heterozygosity In oral squamous cell carcinoma in Malaysian population

Dr. T.P. Kannan

136,182.00

01/10/07- 30/09/10

RU

Oral Tumour

24.

Determination of cranio-orbital volume based on CT and MRI images for clinical applications

Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion

142,000.00

01/10/07- 30/09/10

RU

Craniofacial Biology

25.

Biomaterial dental application of biphasic calcium phosphate

Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi

156,400.00

01/10/07- 30/09/10

RU

Dental Biomaterial

26.

Dental age in Malay population based on Demirjian's method

Dr. Siti Noor Fazliah Mohd Noor

15,356.00

15/11/07- 14/11/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

27.

Cranial base in relation to skeletal pattern and facial height among Malays aged 8-19 years in Kelantan

Dr. Noorliza Mastura Ismail

4,600.00

15/11/07- 14/11/09

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

2006 Research Grants

No. Research Title Key Researcher Budget (RM) Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1. Hydroxyapatite-based material as bone replacement material: In vivo study Dr. Abdullah Pohchi 6,174.00 11/05/06- 10/05/08 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
2. A cross sectional 3D CT evaluation of the morphology of the hyoid bone Dr. Zainul Ahmad Rajion 8,056.00 15/07/06- 14/07/08 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
3. A study of transforming growth factor gene polymorphism in non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate Dr. Kaneez Fatima Amla 9,760.00 23/08/06-22/08/08 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
4. Functional and structural analysis of candidate genes associated in the aetiology of non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate Dr. Normastura Ab. Rahman 150,000.00 20/12/06-19/12/08 Science Fund Craniofacial Biology
5. A study on the biological efficacy of synthetic bone scaffold enhanced with plasma rich growth factors in vitro and in vivo Prof. Ab. Rani Samsudin 84,737.00 20/12/06-19/12/08 Science Fund Dental Biomaterial
6. Development of electropalatograph (EPG) artificial palate for speech therapy of cleft lip and palate children Dr. Siti Noor Fazliah Md. Noor 191,175.00 20/12/06-19/12/08 Science Fund Craniofacial Biology

2005 Research Grants

No.
Research Title
Key Researcher

Budget
(RM)

Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1 Qualitative and quantitative analysis of neo-angiogenesis in oral squamous cell carcinoma - A retrospective study Dr. Vinay Kumar Hiremath 6,154.00 16/03/05-15/03/07 USM Short Term Oral Tumour
2 Comparison of DNA extraction methods from dentine (of tooth) as a source of genetic material Azlina Ahmad 9,929.00 16/03/05-15/03/07 USM Short Term Oral Diseases
3 The study of antibacterial effect of locally produced hydroxyapatite Dr. Mon Mon Tin Oo 4,985.00 16/03/05-15/03/07 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
4 Sealing ability of hydroxyapatite as a root canal sealer: In vitro study Dr. Widowati Witjaksono 3,935.00 16/03/05-15/03/07 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
5 Socio-cultural influence of guardians on oral health status of preschool children in Pasir Mas Dr. Noorliza Mastura Ismail 8,106.00 23/03/05-22/03/07 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
6 Cellular and molecular characterization of stem cells derived from human exfoliated deciduos teeth Dr. Karima Akool Al-Salihi 219,000.00 15/04/05-14/04/07 SAGA Oral Diseases
7 Preliminary study on Sleep Related Bruxism (SB) among TMDS patients Dr. Ban Tawfeek Shareef 11,801.00 18/07/05-17/07/07 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
8 The effects of hydroxyapatite on the function of murine macrophage in vitro Dr. V.K. Gopinath 144,500.00 22/07/05-21/07/07 EA IRPA Dental Biomaterial
9 The effects of bovine bone scaffold on the microscopic biological response of human chondrocytes Dr. Baharuddin Abdullah 8,724.00 05/10/05-04/10/07 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
10 Tooth wear: Prevalence and associated factors among 16-year old school children in Kota Bharu Dr. Noorliza Mastura Ismail 9,081.00 24/10/05-23/10/07 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
11 Risk factors for high caries experience among 16 year old school children in Tumpat Dr. Nizam Abdullah 9,679.00 25/10/05-24/10/07 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
12 A preliminary investigation on the biocompatibility studies of cellulose from oil palm residue as surgical biomaterial Dr. Md. Khairi Md. Daud 9,947.00 08/11/05-07/11/07 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial

2004 Research Grants

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration

Type of Grant

Research Cluster

1) A Pilot Study of Development of Permanent Teeth in Malay Children Between 7 - 15 Years

Dr. Shani Ann Mani

9,987.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

2) A study to investigate the association between maternal periodontis and low birth weight among the Malay population in Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki

8,173.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

3) An in vitro study on the sealing ability of nano hydroxyapatite and standard hydroxyapatite on dentinal tubules

Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi

10,000.00

31/03/04 – 30/03/06

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

4) In vivo chromosome aberration test for hydroxyapatite in mice

Dr. T.P. Kannan

9,000.00

31/03/04 – 30/03/06

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

5) Nasalance score in normal children and in surgically repaired cleft lip and palate children speaking the Malay language

Dr. Norsila Abd. Wahab

3,000.00

31/03/04 – 30/03/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

6) Studies to investigate the prevalence of estrogen receptor polymorphism & its association with alveolar bone loss & early tooth loss in postmenopausal women

Dr. Asia Rehman

10,000.00

31/03/04 – 30/03/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

7) The effects of acute exercise in the levels of salivary nitric oxide

Dr. Nizam Abdullah

8,000.00

31/03/04 – 30/03/06

USM Short Term

Oral Diseases

8) Dentofacial features of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (OSAS) among army personnel based in Kelantan

Dr. Hasnah Hashim

8,304.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

9) Detection of high risk Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) types 16 and 18 in the oral squamous cell carcinomas affecting Malaysian population using PCR and the correlation between HPV infection and expressions of Ki 67 (MIB 1) and p53 protein

Dr. Rajan Saini

4,055.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Oral Tumour

10) Noise induced hearing loss among sawmill workers

Dr. Lin Naing @ Mohd. Ayub Sadiq

4,800.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Oral Diseases

11) Psychosocial impact on the parents of cleft lip and palate patients attending Combined Clinic at Dental Clinic, Jalan Mahmood, Kota Bharu.

Dr. Abdul Rashid Ismail

3,310.00

24/08/04 – 23/08/06

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

 

2003 Research Grants

Research Title Key Researcher Budget (RM) Duration Type of Grant Research Cluster
1) Dental Variation in Malaysian Populations with Application to Human Identification Dr. Mohd. Fadhli Khamis 20,000.00 14/03/03 - 13/03/04 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
2) In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Locally Produced Polyhydroxybutyrate Dr. Azehar Al Raouf 19,438.00 13/05/03 - 12/05/04 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
3) Proliferation Effect of Different Implant Materials on Bone Marrow Stromal Cell Culture Dr. Karima Akool Al-Salihi 19,928.00 13/05/03 -12/05/04 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
4) Studies to Investigate the Role Genetic Polymorphism of Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone System in the Etiology & Pathogenesis of Hypertensive & Diabetes Vascular Disease Dr. Asia Rehman 182,400.00 08/04/03 - 07/04/05 EA IRPA Oral Diseases

 

2002 Research Grants

Research Title Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration

Type of Grant

Research Cluster

1) Craniofacial Growth Changes Following Surgically Created Defect on the Temporal Mandibular Joint Dr. Suzina Sheikh Abd. Hamid

19,926.00

01/02/02 – 01/02/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
2) Clinical Measurement and Evaluation of Vertical Dimension of Face Dr. Haryo Mustiko Dipoyono

7,492.00

28/02/02 – 27/02/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
3) In-Vivo Cytotoxic Evaluation of Sea Coral on Human Fibroblast Cell Line Nor Shamsuria Omar

19,131.00

28/02/02 – 27/02/03 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
4) 3-D Craniofacial Morphometrics: Pre- and Post-Operative Assessment of Malay Cleft Lip and Palate Children Abdul Hakim Abdul Basir

14,000.00

21/03/02 – 20/03/02 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
5) In-Vivo Study of a Locally-Manufactured Hydroxyapatite-Based Material as Bone Replacement Material Dr. Noor Hayati Abdul Razak

18,035.00

21/03/02 – 20/03/02 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
6) Craniofacial Growth Changes in Malay Children and Young Adults: A Cross-Sectional 3-D CT Pilot Study Abdul Hakim Abdul Basir

18,708.00

18/06/02 – 17/06/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
7) Arginase Activity in Murine Macrophages Stimulated with Lipopolysaccharide from Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomittanns In Vitro Dr. Wihaskoro Sosroseno

92,052.00

16/07/02 – 15/07/03 Fundamental Oral Diseases
8) A Cross Sectional Study of Oral Anomalies and Speech Abnormality in Non-Syndromic Cleft Lip and Palate Children Dr. Normastura Abd. Rahman

13,150.00

17/07/02 – 16/07/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
9) The Role of Nitric Oxide on the Proliferation of a Human Osteoblast Cell Line (HOS cells) Stimulated with Hydroxyapatite Dr. Wihaskoro Sosroseno

19,905.00

29/07/02 -28/07/03 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
10) Genotoxicity Study of Sea Coral Used as Bone Replacement Material Dr. Suzina Sheikh Abd. Hamid

19,770.00

16/08/02 – 15/08/03 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
11) In-Vitro Cytotoxicity Evaluation of Sea Coral on Human Osteoblast and Chondroblast Cell Line Dr. Imran Ab. Ghani Azmi

17,945.00

16/08/02 – 15/08/03 USM Short Term Dental Biomaterial
12) Development of Malaysian Craniofacial Profiles for Surgical Services, Forensic, Training and Education Prof. Ab. Rani Samsudin

417,000.00

22/08/02 – 21/08/03 Top Down Craniofacial Biology
13) The Role of Nitric Oxide on the Induction of Immune Response to Actinobacillus actinomycetemcomittanns in a Mouse Model Dr. Wihaskoro Sosroseno

209,000.00

12/09/02 – 11/09/03 EA IRPA Dental Biomaterial
14) Biomaterials for Medical Applications – Development of Bone Graft Substitutes Based on Calcium Phosphate Bioceramics Prof. Ab. Rani Samsudin

204,000.00

01/11/02 – 01/11/03 Top Down Dental Biomaterial
15) The Role of Nitric Acid on Hydroxyapatite-Stimulated Human Osteoblast Proliferation In Vitro Dr. Erwan Sugiatno

62,120.00

08/11/02 – 07/11/03 Fundamental Dental Biomaterial
16) The Study of Hearing and Speech In Early vs Late Palatoplasty Cleft Lip and Palate Children Dr. Nezrean Radzana Mohamed

15,240.00

15/11/02 -14/11/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
17) Psychosocial Aspects of Teenaged Cleft Lip and Palate Patients and Their Parents Dr. Siti Noor Fazliah Md. Noor

5,323.00

15/11/02 – 14/11/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology
18) Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and the Risk of Non-Syndromic Oral Clefting Among Malays in Kelantan: A Clinical and Molecular Epidemiological Association Dr. Ayu Abdullah

19,812.00

15/11/02 – 14/11/03 USM Short Term Craniofacial Biology

 

2001 Research Grants

No.

Research Title

Key Researcher

Budget (RM)

Duration

Type of Grant

Research Cluster

1

Pilot Study on Craniofacial Profiles for Malaysian Adults With the Use of Stereolithography Apparatus

Prof. Ab. Rani Samsudin

18,000.00

15/12/00 - 14/12/01

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

2

Comparative study of cleft palate dimension among East Coast Peninsular Malaysian and Caucasian

Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi

11,751.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

3

Studies of Transforming Growth Factor Genes in Cleft Lip and Palate in Malay Population

Dr. Roselinda Abdul Rahman

14,610.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

4

Cephalometric norms for orthognatic surgery in Malaysian adults

Dr. Subowo Pawirodikromo

12,688.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

5

Prevalence of Caries and Periodontal Disease in Operated Cleft Lip and Palate Children

Dr. Noorliza Mastura Ismail

8,279.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

6

Age and sequence of eruption of permanent teeth in children and adolescents in Kelantan

Dr. Nizam Abdullah

20,754.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

7

Comparative Study of Craniofacial Morphology in Aborigines and Malays

Dr. Norehan Mokhtar

19,963.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

8

Prevalence of Streptococcal and Staphylococcal Group in Cleft Lip and Palate Patients Before and After Surgery Compared to Normal Children

Dr. Erry Mochamad Arief

8,730.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

9

Facial Growth in Malay Children and Adolescents in Northern Malaysia: Pilot Study on Soft Tissue Morphometry

Prof. Ab. Rani Samsudin

13,464.00

12/03/01 - 11/03/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

10

Phonological development in children aged 2 to 5 years old

Wan Zaharah Ab. Wahid

14,985.00

05/06/01 -04/06/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

11

A Pilot Study of Risk Factors in Cleft Lip/Palate Patients

Dr. Abdul Rashid Ismail

7,716.00

20/06/01 - 19/06/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

12

Use of Conventional and Novel Approach to Study Microleakage in Tooth Restoration Using Composite Resin

Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi

20,000.00

20/06/01 - 19/06/02

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

13

Assessment of growth and maternal attitude towards feeding practices in cleft children

Dr. V.K. Gopinath

14,955.00

26/06/01 - 25/06/02

USM Short Term

Craniofacial Biology

14

In Vitro Cytotoxic Evaluation of Modified Hydroxyapatite on Human Fibroblast Cell Line

Dr. Ramizu Shaari

11,540.00

23/11/01 - 22/11/02

USM Short Term

Dental Biomaterial

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