2017 Research Grants

1) Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis among blood donors and hemato-oncology patients in Hospital USM
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM28,666.10
Duration: 01 Feb 2017 - 31 Jan 2019
Researchers: Dr. Wan Suriana Wan Ab Rahman, Associate Prof. Dr. Azlan Husin, Dr. Wan Haslindawani Wan Mahmood, Dr. Suharni Mohamad, Dr. Wan Majdiah Wan Mohamad, Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan.

2) Molecular basis of stem cell homing regulation in local angiogenesis of tissue repair
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM29,847.36
Duration: 15 Feb 2017 - 14 Feb 2019
Researchers: Dr. Norhayati Yusop, Dr. Azlina Ahmad.

3) Characterization of vascular endothelial growth receptors (VEGFRs) in human pailloma virus (HPV)-related oral squamous cell carcinoma cell lines
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM34,894.00
Duration: 15 Feb 2017 - 14 Feb 2019
Researchers: Dr. Norzaliana Zawawi, Dr. Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Dr. Aidy Irman Yajid, Dr. Siti Norasikin Mohd Nafi.

4) Differentiation and characterization of epithelial cells and fibroblasts from stem cells from human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED)
Grant Type: Malaysian Toray Science Foundation (MTSF), RM20,000.00
Date of Approval: 16 Feb 2017
Researcher: Nurul Hafizah binti Mohd Nor

5) Transcriptional profiling of co-culture induction of adult stem cell differentiation to keratinocyte-like cells
Grant Type: RUI, RM99,970.00
Duration: 01 Mar 2017 - 29 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr. Azlina Ahmad, Prof. Dr. Ahmad Sukari Halim, Prof. Dr. Suzina Sheikh Abdul Hamid, Associate Prof. Dr. T.P. Kannan, Dr. Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Associate Prof. Dr. Nazia Majid.

6) Craniofacial morphology in late adolescent Class III malocclusion patients treated with active skletonized sutural distractor and facemask appliances
Grant Type: RUI, RM94,880.00
Duration: 01 Mar 2017 - 29 Feb 2020
Researchers: Dr. Norma Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr. Rozita  Hassan, Associate Prof. Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki, Associate Prof. Dr. Shaifulizan Ab Rahman.

7) Synthesis and Characterization of Zirconia -Calcia Nanocomposite for Dental Application
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM31,662.00
Duration: 01 Apr 2017 - 31 Mar 2019
Researchers: Dr Tang Liszen, Prof. Dr Ismail Ab Rahman, Prof. Dr Adam Husein, Dr Zuryati Ab Ghani, Dr Tahir Yusuf Noorani.


8) Intra-subject investigation into the role of dental plaque induced IL-17 family cytokine expression in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease
Grant Type: RUI, RM99,884.83
Duration: 01 May 2017 - 30 Apr 2020
Researchers: Dr. Raja Azman Raja Awang, Dr. Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan, Associate Prof. Dr. Erry Mochamad Arief

9) Fabrication of Zirconia Using Nano Calcium Oxide Derived From Cockle Shells as Stabilizer For Dental Application
Grant Type: Science Fund, RM179,045.00
Duration: 01 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2019
Researchers: Dr. Zuryati Binti Ab Ghani, Prof. Dr. Adam Bin Husein, Prof. Dr. Ismail Bin Ab Rahman

10) Oral health knowledge, attitude and practice among family medicine specialists (FMS) in Malaysia
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM28,900.00
Duration: 01 Jun 2017 - 31 May 2019
Researchers: Dr. Zainab Mat Yudin@Badrin, Associate Prof. Dr. Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr. Ninin Sukminingrum Masudi, Dr. Noraini Mohamad, Dr. Norsiah Ali

2016 Research Grants

1) Modified Bayesian of a linear regression method applied to dental public health
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 31,700.00
Duration : 15 May 2016 - 14 May 2018.
Researchers: AP Dr Wan Muhamad Amir W Ahmad, Dr Ruhaya Hasan, Zalila Ali, Nor Azlida Aleng.

2) Flowable resin composite from agricultural biowaste
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM 100,000.00
Duration : 1 Mar 2016 - 28 Feb 2019.
Researchers: Dr Yanti Johari, Prof Ismail Ab Rahman, Prof Adam Husein, Dr Mohd Fadhli Khamis, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, AP Dr Zaihan Ariffin.

3) Beta 2 microglobulin (B2M) as serum marker in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 37,568.00
Duration : 1 Mar 2016 - 28 Feb 2019.
Researchers: Dr Nur Karyatee Kassim, Prof Baharudin Abdullah, Dr Suhaily Mohd Hairon, Dr Julia Omar, Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Dr Muhammad Hafiz Hanafi.

4) Serum chemistry analysis of captive wild long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 20,291.80
Duration : 15 Feb 2016 - 14 Feb 2018.
Researchers: Dr Saidi Jaafar, Dr Noziah Ghani, Dr Nur Izni Mohd Zaharri.

5) Intention and actual infant feeding practices among post-elective caesarean delivery women in Kelantan: a prospective cohort study
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 27,031.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Noraini Mohamad, Assoc Prof Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Dr Tengku Alina Tengku Ismail, Dr Zaharah Sulaiman, Nazirah Johar.

6) HPV-related Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Kelantan population
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 30,000.00
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Assoc Prof Dr TP Kannan, Dr Suhaily Mohd Hairon, Dr Masitah Hayati Harun,
Dr Norzaliana Zawawi, Eda Sharip.

7) Anticariogenic properties of propolis from Trigona spp towards development of a new toothpaste
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM 34,720.46
Duration : 15 Jun 2016 - 14 Jun 2018.
Researchers: Dr Tuan Nadrah Naim T Ismail @ T Manah,
Assoc Prof Dr Erry Mochamad Arief, Assoc Prof Dr TP Kannan.

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

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

2013 Research Grants

1) Biomodelling for cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction : Patient specific aesthetic, functional and affordable biomaterial implant and prostheses
Grant Type:
USM Long-Term, RM999,089.00
Duration : 01 Feb 2013 - 31 Jan 2017.
Researchers: Prof. Madya Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Prof Abdul Hanan Abdullah, Dr Aboamama Atahar Ahmed, Prof Madya Eng. Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dato' Abdul Kadir, Dr Norhayati Luddin, Prof Adam Husein, Dr Md Saidin Wahab, Prof Abd Rahni Mt Piah, Prof Madya Ahmad Majid, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Prof Ismail Ab Rahman, Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Prof Hazizan Md Akil, Dr Marzuki Omar, Dr Zamzuri Idris, Prof Madya Bahari Belaton, Dr Abdul Rahman Izaini Ghani, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah, Prof Madya Dr Muhammad Naziman Ab Rahman, Dr Norkhafizah Saddki, Mr Abdul Hakim Abdul Basir.

2) A Three Dimensional Computed Tomography (3D CT) Study of Maxillary Sinus in Malays
Grant Type: USM Short-Term, RM36,599.00
Duration : 01 April 2013 - 31 March 2015
Researchers : Dr Asilah Yusof, Assoc Prof Rozita Hassan.

3) The mechanism of NFKB signalling in odontogenic stem cell differentiation induced by BMP2 for dental pulp tissue engineering
Grant Type: FRGS Fasa1/2013, RM80,000.00
Researchers : Dr Azlina Ahmad

4) Properties of gypsum-based biomaterials and its effect on proliferation and odontoblastic differentiation in stem cells of human exfoliated deciduous teeth (SHED)
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM37,207.00
Duration : 01 May 2013 - 30 April 2015
Researchers : Dr Fazal Reza, Assoc Prof Dr Adam Husein, Dr Nurul Asma Abdullah.

5) Biomechanics of dental implant : 3-dimensional assessment
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 01 May 2013 - 30 April 2015
Researchers : Dr Abdullah Pohchi, Assoc Prof Dr Zainul Ahmad Rajion, Dr Dasmawati Mohamad, Engr. Assoc Prof Dr Mohammed Rafiq Dato' Abdul Kadir

6) Intensive Grant : Dr Nik Rozainah Nik Abdul Ghani - RM 5,000

7) In Vitro Studies on Antimicrobial Properties of Malaysian Homey and Propolis Extract Against Pathogens Implicated in Denture Stomatitis
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Nurhayu Ab Rahman, Dr Suharni Mohamad, Ms Haswati @Nurhayati Abdullah

8) Effect of Human Saliva Derived Exosome on the Proliferation and Differentiation of Human Periodontal Ligament Stem Cells Cell Line - An In Vitro Study
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Wan Nazatul Shima Shahidan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@ Makhtar, Dr Zurairah Berahim

9) Dry Mouth Condition and Swallowing Impairment in Patients with Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Grant Type: USM Short Term, RM40,000.00
Duration : 15 November 2013 -
14 November 2015
Researchers : Dr Norsila Abdul Wahab, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Haslina Taib

9) Locally Delivered Minocycline, As An Adjunct to Nonsurgical Treatment In Moderate To Severe Chronic Periodontitis With Type 2 Diabetes : A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM162,087.60
Duration : 36 months

Researchers : Dr Siti Lailatul Akmar Zainuddin

10) DNA Microarray Screening Of Non-Syndromic Cleft Lip And Palate Patients With Dental Anomalies
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM221,831.40
Duration : 01 December 2013 -
30 November 2016
Researchers : Prof Madya Dr Normastura Abd Rahman, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Sarina Sulong

11) The Role of Interleukin-8 (IL-8)-Immunomodulatory Pathway In The Differentiation Of Stem Cells From Human Exfoliated Deciduous Teeth (SHED) Into Odontoblast-Like Cells
Grant Type: RUI Grant, RM190,500.00
Duration : 01 December 2013 -
30 November 2016
Researchers: Dr Khairul Bariah Ahmad Amin Noordin, Prof Madya Dr T.P. Kannan, Dr Azlina Ahmad, Dr Khairani Idah Mokhtar@ Makhtar