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