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