ViVA Phd & Masters of Neurosciences

 
 
 

Exploratory longitudinal studies on cerebral small vessel disease (CSVD) in apparently asymptomatic individuals with neuropsychological, neuroimaging and microparticles profiling
 
ResearcherChe Mohd Nasril Bin Che Mohd Nassir
SupervisorProfesor Madya Dr. Muzaimi Bin Mustapha
Co SupervisorsProfesor Dr. Wan Zaidah Binti Abdullah, Dr. Nur Suhaila Binti Idris, Dr. Ho Tatt Wei (UTP) 
External Examiner:  Profesor Dato' Dr. Raymond Azman Bin Ali (Jabatan Perubatan, Fakulti Perubatan Pusat Perubatan UKM)
Internal Examiners: Profesor Madya Dr. Badrisyah Bin Idris & Profesor Madya Dr. Mohd Shafie Bin Abdullah
Viva Date :12 June 2018 (Tuesday
 
 
 

 


 

Neural process of emotional arousal from Malaysia Affective Picture system

Researcher: Nur Adila Binti Ramli 
Supervisor: Dr. Mohd nasir Bin Che Mohd Yusoff
Co Supervisors: Dr. Mohammed Faruque Reza
External Examiner: Profesor Madya Dr. Norsiah Binti Fauzan (Fakulti Sains Kognitif dan Pembangunan Manusia, UNIMAS) 
Internal Examiners: Dr. Aini Ismafairus Binti Abd Hamid
Viva Date :31 Mei 2018 (Thursday
 
 

 


 

Evaluating the therapeutic target of Toll-like receptor 4 antagonist on acohol addiction following acute restrain and social isolation stress in Swiss albino male mice

Researcher: : Nur Naznee Hirni Binti Abd Aziz
Supervisor: Dr. Sangu Muthuraju
Co Supervisors: Profesor Madya Dr. Muzaimi Bin MUstapha & Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Mustafa
External Examiner: Profesor Madya Dr. Sharmili Vidyadaran (Jabatan Patologi, Fakulti Perubatan dan Sains Kesihatan UPM) 
Internal Examiners: Profesor Madya Dr. Abdul Aziz Bin Mohamed Yusoff
Viva Date :30 Mei 2018 (Wednesday) 
 
 

 


 

Stingless bee (Heterotrigona itama) honey's effect on memory and learning in mice

Researcher: : Ivanna Fernandez
Supervisor: Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Mustafa 
Co Supervisors:Dr. Sangu Muthuraju & Dr. Anani Aila Binti Mat Zin 
External Examiner: Profesor Madya Dr. Latifah Binti Saiful Yazan (Jabatan Biomedikal Sains, Fakulti Perubatan dan sains Kesihatan UPM) 
Internal Examiners: Profesor KNS Sirajuden 
Viva Date :27 Mei 2018 (Sunday) 
 
 
 
 

 

Elucidating the Toll-like receptor 4 agoinst involvement in striatum and cerebellum of Swiss albino adult mice on motor and sickness behaviours

Researcher: : Dayang Yasmin Binti Abang Abdul Wahab
Supervisor: Dr. Sangu Muthuraju 
Co SupervisorsProfesor Madya Dr. Muzaimi Mustapha
External Examiner: Profesor Madya Dr. Mohd Aris Bin Mohd Mokhlas (Jabatan Anatomi Manusia, Fakulti Perubatan dan Sains Kesihatan UPM) 
Internal Examiners: Dr. Idris Long (Pusat Pengajian Sains Kesihatan, USMKK) 
Viva Date :24 Mei 2018 (Thursday) 
 
 
 

 


fMRI Study of Emotion in Patients with Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury : a Preliminary Study

Researcher: : Nurfarhana Abdul Ghani
Supervisor: Dr. Aini Ismafairus Abd Hamid 
Co Supervisors: Profesor Dato' Dr.Jafri Malin Abdullah
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Aamir Saeed Malik, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Muhammad Hafiz Hanafi 
Viva Date :23 Mei 2018 (Wednesday) 
 
 
 

Neural processing of Other-Race faces as a function of racial familiarity among extraverts: a P300 study

Researcher: Tai Yan Shan (P-UM0015/16)
Supervisor:  Dr. Mohd Nasir Che Mohd Yusoff  
Co Supervisors: Dr. Mohammed Faruque Reza
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Aamir Saeed Malik, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
Internal Examiners: Prof Madya Dr. Azizah Othman
Chairperson : Profesor Dr.Zeehaida Mohamed
Viva Date : 28 June 2017 (Sunday) 2.30 pm
 
 

In-vitro analysis of EEA1 expression in Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) strain V4UPM infected human malignant glioma

Researcher: Shazlan Noor Suhaimi (P-UM0370/15)
Supervisor:  Prof  Dato’ Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah 
Co Supervisors: Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Mustafa
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Latifah Saiful Yazan, Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Abdul Aziz Mohamed Yusoff
Chairperson : Profesor Dr. Mohd Khairi Md Daud
Viva Date : 1st June 2017 (Thursday) 9.30 am
 
 

Characterisation of human hippocampal astrocytes following exposure to hypoxia

Researcher: Nurul Atikah M.Nor Nazli (P-UM0369/15)
Supervisor:  Prof  Dato’ Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah 
Co Supervisors: Dr. Muthuraju Sangu
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Sharmili Vidyadaran, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Farizan Ahmad
Chairperson : Profesor Dr.Ravindran Ankhathil
Viva Date : 30 May 2017 (Tuesday) 9.30 am
 
 

Correlations between ischaemic cerebral white matter changes and the neurocognitive profiles in apparently asymptomatic individuals

Researcher: Mazira Mohamed Ghazali (P-UM0372/15)
Supervisor:  Prof Madya Dr. Muzaimi Mustapha
Co Supervisors: Dr. Nur Suhaila Idris
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Fauziah Abdul Rahim, University Teaching & Learning Centre, Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM)
Internal Examiners: Prof Madya Dr. Badrisyah Idris
Chairperson : Prof. Wan Faisham Nu’man Wan Ismail
Viva Date : 29 May 2017 (Monday) 9.30 am
 
 
 

Exploring alpha brainwaves as neural correlate of melodic, rhythmic verse of Holy Quran

Researcher: Nurfaizatul Aisyah Ab Aziz (P-UM0282/15)
Supervisor:  Prof Madya Dr. Muzaimi Mustapha
Co Supervisors:Dr. Mohammed Faruque Reza 
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Nidal Kamel, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
Internal Examiners: Prof Dr. Zamzuri Idris
Chairperson : Profesor Dr. Imran Yusoff
Viva Date : 31 May 2017 (Wednesday) 9.30 am
 
 
 

Role of Centella asiatica crude extract on learning and memory functions of adolescent age rat

Researcher: Nor Aqilah Mohd Yusuf (P-UM0324/15)
Supervisor:  Prof  Dato’ Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah 
Co Supervisors: Dr. Muthuraju Sangu
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Mohamad Aris Mohd Moklas, Department of Human Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, UPM
Internal Examiners: Dr. Tahamina Begum
Chairperson : Profesor Dr. Gan Siew Hua
Viva Date : 29 May 2017 (Monday) 2.30 pm
 

Differences in the Chromatic Visual Event Related  Potentials in Number and Non-number Plates of the Ishihara Colour Vision test)
 
Researcher: : Faraj Al-Marri (P-UM0278/15)
Supervisor:  Dr Mohammed Faruque Reza
Co Supervisors: Dr. Tahamina Begum, Dr. Che Mohd Nasir Yusoff
External Examiner: Prof Madya Dr. Aamir Saeed Malik, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP)
Internal Examiners: Dr. Sanihah Abd Halim
Chairperson : Profesor Dr. Wan Hazabbah Wan Hitam
Viva Date : 28 May 2017(Sunday) 9.30 am
 
 
 

The Neural Correlates as Predictors of Mental Toughness in University Team Game Athletes during Virtual Penalty Shots (PhD)
Researcher: : Hossein Analuie Adegani Teimour
Supervisor:  Assoc Prof. Muzaimi Mustapha
Co Supervisors: Dr.Mohammed Faruque Reza (PPSP Dept Neurosc) & Dr.Soumendra Saha (Sport Sciences PPSK)
External Examiner: Prof Asok Kumar Ghosh from Ramakrisna Mission Vivekanda University, India
Internal Examiners: Prof Zamzuri Dept Neurosc PPSP & Assoc Prof Oleksandr Krasilshchukov Sport Sciences Programme PPSK. 
Chairperson : Prof Rozita Hassan (PPSG USM)
Viva Date : 16 August 2017
 
 
 

 
The Roles of crucial microRNAs (MIRNAS) in Neural Growth-Factors Mediated Differentiation of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Into Neural Progenitor-Like Stem Cells (PhD)
Researcher: : Tee Jong Huat
Supervisor: Prof Madya Dr. Hasnan Jaafar
Co Supervisors: Prof Dato' Dr Jafri Malin Abdullah
External Examiner: Emeritus Prof. Cheong Soon Keng (UTAR)
Internal Examiners: Prof Dr. Rosline Hassan, Prof Madya Dr. Badrulhisyam Yahaya (IPPT USM)
 
 
 
 

 
Quality of Life of Epilepsy Patients With Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Researcher: Siti Norhajah Binti Hashim
Supervisors: Dr. Baharuddin Abdullah & Prof Dr. John Tharakan KJ & Prof Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah
Duration of studies: Mac 2009 – Feb 2011
 
 
 

 
Characterization of development stage and neural differentiation potential of rat stem cells in striatal brain tissues and bone marrow
Researcher : Raisah Binti Abd Hadi
Supervisors:AP Dr. Hasnan B. Jaafar  & Prof Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah & Dr. Ab Rahman Izaini B. Ab Ghani & Prof Lazara Castillo
Duration of studies: Jan 2007 – Jan 2010
 
 
 

 
Proliferation, apoptosis and telomerase activity study of embryonic striatal stem cell culture under the influence of growth factors
Researcher: Nor Entan Binti Supeno
Supervisors: AP Dr. Hasnan Jaafar & Prof Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah & Dr. Fauziah Mohamad  Idris
Duration of studies: Dec 2008 – Dec 2010
 
 

 
 
Effect of Mitragyna spesiosa Korth Extract  of Psychoactivity On Rat Hippocampus : In vivo and In Vitro
Researcher : Mohd Harizal Bin Senik @ Nawi
Supervisors : Prof Dr Jafri  Malin Abdullah &Prof Dr. Sharif Mahsufi Mansor &Prof GerhardRammes 
& Prof Dr. John Tharakan KJ &AP Dr Hasnan Jaafar
Duration of studies: Jun 2006 – Jun 2009
 
 
 

 
Comparison of the potential antiepileptic bioactive compounds acting on GABA (A) receptor from Zizyphus mauritiana and Myristica fragrans
Researcher: Ahmad Tarmizi Bin Che Has
Supervisors: Prof Dr Jafri  Malin Abdullah & Prof Steffen Hering & Dr. Hasnah Osman& Dr. Habsah  Mohamad
Duration of studies: Jan 2008 – Jan 2010
 
 
 

 
 
The Study of BORIS Protein in Brain Tumor Clinical Samples
Researcher: Siti Zawani Binti Mohd Ramli
Supervisors: Dr. Shaharum Shamsuddin  & Prof. Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah
Duration of studies: Dec 2008 – Dec 2010
 


Evaluation of 2 species of Sea Cucumber Extracts On Regenerating Astrocytes After Mechanically Induced Injury of Basal Ganglia

Researcher : Mohd Azim Patar

Supervisors : Prof Dr Jafri Malin Abdullah &Prof Syed Mohsin Syed Sahil Jamalulail & AP Dr. Hasnan Jaafar
Duration of studies:Jan 2008 – Jan 2010
 
 

 
 
Effect of Centella asiatica Extract of Psychoactivity On Rat Hippocampus : 
In vivo and In vitro study
Researcher            : Mohd Nasir Bin Mat Nor
Supervisors           : Prof Dr Jafri  Malin Abdullah &Dr Habsah Mohamad &Prof Gerhard Rammes
                               &Dr Zamzuri Idris  & AP Dr Hasnan Jaafar
Duration of studies: Jun 2006 – Jun 2009
 

 

 
 
Study of Cyclodextrins (CDs) As a Biodegradable Drug Delivery System and CDs-Vancomycin (VCM) Complexes Controlled Release
 
Researcher            : Zarif Bin Mohamed Sofian
Supervisors           : Dr. Shariza Bt. Abdul Razak  & Prof Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah
Duration of studies: July 2009 – July 2011
 
 
 

 
 
Cytotoxic Effects,S-phase Cell Cycle Arrest and Apoptosis Induction of Aloe Emodin on Human Glioblastoma Multiforme U-87 MG Cells
Researcher            : Samhani Ismail
Supervisors        : Prof. Hasnan Jaafar (Internal Examiner), Prof. Manaf Ali (External Examiner from UNISZA), Prof. Madya Dr Siti Hawa (Pengerusi), Dr Mahaneem Mohamed (Wakil Dekan), Dr Abdul Aziz Mohamed Yusoff (Main Supervisor), Dato' Dr Ab Rahman Izaini Ghani (Co-supervisor), Dr Farid Johan (Co-supervisor)
Viva Date              : 11th December 2013
 
 
 

 
 
Isoniazid and Its Beta-Cyclodextrin Complexes: Molecular Modelling, Characterization and Stability Study
Researcher            : Syed Fariq Fathullah bin Syed Yaacob
Supervisors           : Prof Madya Dr Shariza Abdul Razak, Prof Madya Dr Rohana Adnan and Prof Jafri Malin Abdullah
Viva Date              : 9 January 2014
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Epigenetic remodeling and pathway analysis for transdifferentiation of mesenchymal stem cells into neural progenitor stem cells targeting neurogenesis, proliferation and cell cycle
 
Researcher            : Tee Jong Huat
Venue                   : Bilik telesidang PPKT
Viva Date              :20 April 2014 (3.00pm-5.30pm)
Panel                 : Prof. Dr. Rosline Hassan; Timbalan Dekan (Penyelidikan ) & Dr. Badrul Hisham Yahaya (Head of the Cluster for Regenerative Medicine, Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (AMDI), Universiti Sains Malaysia.)
JKPS Members      : Prof. Dr. Mustaffa Musa and Dr. Mahaneem Muhammad.
Pengerusi             : Prof .Madya. Dr. Abdul Razak Sulaiman
Supervisor            : Prof Dr Hasnan Jaafar
Co- Supervisor      : Prof Dr Jafri Malin Abdullah
 
 
 
 

 
Gene expression profiling of human U87 glioblastoma cell line towards aloe emodin treatment
 
Researcher                : Khalilah Haris
Supervisors                : Dr. Abdul Aziz Yusof
Co Supervisors           : Dr. Badrul Hisyam Yahaya & Prof Madya Dr. Zamzuri Idris
External Examiner       : Prof. Madya Dr. Nik Marzuki Sidik
Internal Examiner        : Dr Nik Norliza Nik Hassan
Venue                         : Bilik telesidang PPKT
Viva Date                     :20 April 2014 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Influence of personality and coping styles on the performance of the Stroop Test among the medical students of Universiti Sains Malaysia
 
Researcher                : Teo Yong Chang
Supervisors               : Dr. Nasir Che Mohd Yusoff 
Co Supervisors           : Dr. Faruque Reza
External Examiner       : Prof. Dr. Low Wan Yuh
Internal Examiner        : Dr Tahamina Begum
Venue                         : 
Viva Date                     :7 August 2014 
 
 

 
 
Cannabinoid (CBI) receptors in the cerebellum as molecular targets of mitrogyna speciosa (ketum) addiction in mitrogynine - sensitised albino swiss mice
 
Researcher                  : Nanthini a/p Jayabalan
Supervisors                 : Dr.Muzaimi mustapha
Co Supervisors            : Prof Dr.Hasnan Jaafar
External Examiner       : Prof Datin Dr.Zanurin
Internal Examiner        : Ass. Prof Dr.K.N.S. Sirajuden
Venue                         : 
Viva Date                     :11 September 2014 
 
 

 

CB1 cannabinoid receptor in brain mesolimbic system of mitragynine-sensitised Swiss albino mice as a candidate molecular target in Mitragyna speciosa Korth (ketum) addiction

Researcher                                     : Nurul Iman Binti Wan Ismail

External examiner                            : Assoc prof Dr.Muhammad Taufik Hidayat (UPM)

Internal Examiner                              : Assoc Prof Dr.Mummedy Swammy 

Chairperson                                     : Assoc Prof Siti Hawa Ali

Dean Representative                         : Dr.Mohd Suhaimi Ab.Wahab

Supervisor:                                       :Dr.Muzaimi Mustapha

Co-Supervisors                                  : Prof Hasnan Jaafar dan Prof Sharif Mahsufi Mansor

Viva Date                                        :23 September 2014 
 
 
 

 
 
The electrophysiological and behavioural effects of subchronic administration of standardised methanolic mitragyna speciosa extract on adult male Sprague-Dawley rats
 
Researcher                                     :  Mohd Ulul Ilmie Ahmad Nazri

Examiner                                        : Prof Dato' Dr. Abu Bakar Abd Majeed

Supervisor:                                       :Prof Dato' Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah

Viva Date                                        :30 November 2014 

 

 


 

Education and Gender Influances on Colour Induced N170 and P300 ERP Components in The Human Brain
 
Researcher                : Rumaisa Abu Hasan
Supervisors                : Dr. Tahamina Begum
Co Supervisors           : Dr. Faruque Reza
External Examiner       : Prof Rahmatullah Khan Abdul Wahab Khan
Internal Examiner        : Dr Muzaimi Mustapha
Viva Date                     :26 January 2015 
 
 
Comparison of Perceptual Reasoning Index of Intelligence Between Personalities of Extravert and Ambivert in Medical Students
 
Researcher                : Nazirah Hanim Sharipudin
Supervisors                : Dr. Mohd Nasir Che Mat Yusof
Co Supervisors           : Dr. Saiful Bahri
External Examiner       : Prof Rahmatullah Khan Abdul Wahab Khan
Internal Examiner        : Dr Faruque Reza
Viva Date                     :26 January 2015 
 
 
 
Evaluation of Cognitive Function by using Visual Oddball Paradigm in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) Patients: An Event-related Potential (ERP) Study
 
Researcher                : Mohd Ibrahim Abdullah
Supervisors                : Dr.Tahamina Begum
Co Supervisor            : Dr Faruque Reza
External Examiner       : Prof. Rahmatullah Khan Abdul Wahab Khan
Internal Examiner        : Dr Mohd Nasir Che Mat Yusof
Viva Date                     :27 January 2015 
 
 
 

 

A Study on Optimal Concentrations of Isodiospyrin Putative Inhibitory Actions Against Exonic Splicing Enhancers of Dsytropin Gene Exon 53 skipping in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) 
 
Researcher                : Hussain Saad Al-Zahrani
Supervisors                : Prof Madya Dr. Muzaimi Mustapha.
Co Supervisor            : Dr. Teguh Haryo Sasongko
External Examiner       : Prof. Madya. Dr Shahril Abdullah
Internal Examiner        : Dr Farizan Ahmad
Viva Date                     :10 Jun 2015 
 
 
 

 

Examining Putative Neuronal Mechanism of Sound Therapy in a Cohort of Chronic Tinnitus Sufferers at a Tertiary Audiology Centre in East Coast Malaysia
 
Researcher                : Koh Jun Hao
Supervisors                : Prof Madya Dr. Muzaimi Mustapha.
Co Supervisor            : Dr. Zuraida Zainun
External Examiner       : Prof. Dr. Baharudin Abdullah
Internal Examiner        : Prof Madya Dr. Ahmad Aidil Arafat Dzulkarnain
Viva Date                     :11 Jun 2015 
 
 

Brain Activity During Visual Perception of Affective Picture in Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patients
 
Researcher                : Nazeerah Binti Abdul Rahman 
Supervisors                : Dr. Mohammed Faruque Reza.
Co Supervisor            : Dr. Tahamina Begum
External Examiner       : Prof. Madya. Dr Norsiah Fauzan
Internal Examiner        : Dr Azizah Othman
Viva Date                     :3 Jun 2015 
 
 
 

The Anti-Epileptic Effects of DA1, DA2, DA3 and Fraction 57 et. al from Petung Bamboo (Dendrocalamus asper) Shoots on GABA (A) Receptor 
 
Researcher                : Muhammad BIlal
Supervisors                : Dr. Zhang Jingli
Co Supervisor            : Prof Dato' Dr. Jafri Malin Abdullah
External Examiner       : Prof. Madya. Dr Nilesh Kumar Mitra
Internal Examiner        : Dr Mohammed Faruque Reza
Viva Date                     :3 Jun 2015 
 

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