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