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