2015 Research Grants

1) Development of Reak-Time Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification for Rapid Detection of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus Genotypes 16 in HPV-Related Oral Cancer Patients
Grant Type:
Science Fund, RM 237,720.00
Duration : 01 Jan 2015 - 30 June 2017.
Researchers: Dr Suharni Mohamad, Dr Siti Suraiya Md Noor, Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman.

2) Cytotoxic and Apoptotic Effects of Ocimum Sanctum Linn and Cosmos Caudatus on Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cell Line
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 49,864.50
Duration : 01 March 2015 - 28 February 2017
Researchers: Dr Rosmaliza Ramli, Dr Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Nurulezah Hasbullah

3) Investigation Of Cytotoxic, Mutagenic, Immunomodulatory, Antimicrobial Properties and Cell Cycle Regulatory Effects Of Clinacanthus nutans - A Step Towards Commercialization
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 187,076.00
Duration : 01 March 2015 - 28 February 2017
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. TP Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Suharni Mohamad, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah

4) Subcutaneous Tissue Responses To Novel Zinc Eugenol Dental Filling Materials: An In Vivo Study
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 111,551.40
Duration : 15 April 2015 - 14 April 2017.
Researchers: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sam'an Malik Masudi, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Dr Shahrom Mahmud, Dr Masitah Hayati Harun

5) In Vitro Investigation for the Role of IL-17 in Periodontal Disease
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 40,000.00
Duration : 01 June 2015 - 31 May 2017.
Researchers: Dr Raja Azaman Raja Awang, Dr Nor Mohd Farid Mohd Noor, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah

6) Effects of Low Level Laser Theraphy, on Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Extration and Non-Extraction Cases in Humans : A 3D Evaluation via CBCT and Micro CT Approach
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 174,360.50
Duration : 15 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2018
Researchers: Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis, Prof Dr Adam Husein, Dr Rehana Basri

7) Influence of Ocular prostheses on Craniofacial Bone Remodelimg in Orbital Bone Defect : A 3D Cone Beam Computer Tomography (CBCT) Analysis
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 45,400.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2015 - 14 Jun 2017
Researchers: Dr Nafij Jamayet, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion and Dr Mohammad Khursheed Alam

8) Antibacterial Activity Evaluation of Propolis and Piper Betle Against Enterococcus Faecalis
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 45,000.00
Duration : 1 August 2015 - 31 July 2017
Researchers: Dr Huwaina Abd Ghani, Assoc. Prof Dr Sam'an Malik Masudi and Dr Suharni Mohamad

9)
Effect of Oral Health Education Module on Nurses' Knowledge about Oral Health in Pregnancy, Attitude Towards Oral Health Care of Mothers and Advice for Dental Visits-a Community Trial Study
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 112,508.08
Duration : 1 Sept 2015 - 31 Aug 2017
Researchers: Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Prof. Azizah Yusoff, Dr. Rohani Ismail

10) Effect of buccal fat on bone regeneration for osseointegration of dental implant in aesthetic region
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 40,000.00
Duration: 15 Sept 2015-14 Sept 2017
Researchers: Dr Ramizu Shaari, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Ab. Rahman

11) Influence of different adhesive cements and surface treatments on colour stability and bond strength of porcelain laminate veneers
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM 43,340.10
Duration: 15 Sept 2015-14 Sept 2017
Researchers: Dr Noor Huda Ismail, Prof. Dr. Adam Husein, Dr Raja Azman Raja Awang