NHAM-CRM Research Track 2018

This is the 2nd NHAM-CRM Research Track organized by Clinical Research Malaysia (CRM) in collaboration with the National Heart Association of Malaysia (NHAM) and Malaysian Society Pharmacology and Physiology.

We are honoured to have with us today, Datuk Dr Shahnaz Murad (Deputy Director-General of Health (Research & Technical Support), Ministry of Health Malaysia) to officiate the NHAM-CRM Research Track at the NHAM 2018 Conference. Welcoming speech was given by Dr. Akhmal Yusof (CEO of CRM) followed by Dr Ng Wai Kiat (NHAM President).

Symposium 1: Innovation in Basic Science. First speaker of the day is Prof. Dr. Viacheslav Nikolaev (Director of the Institute, Centre forExperimental Medicine, University Medical Centre Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany) with the topic “Cyclic Nucleotide Imaging in Defferent Cells of the Heart”.

 

Symposium 1: Innovation in Basic Science. The second speaker is Dr. Siti Hamimah Sheikh Abdul Kadir (Director of Institute Medical Molecular Biotechnology, Faculty of Medicine, University Technology MARA Sungai Buloh) with the topic “Bile Acid Signaling the Heart”.

 

Symposium 2: Innovations in Medical Devices.
First Topic: “Mechanical Heart Valve” by Dr. Mohamad Aizat Abas (Lecturer, School of Mechanical Engineering, University Sains Malaysia).

 

Symposium 2: Innovations in Medical Devices. Second Topic: “Mechanical Heart Assist Device for The Failing Heart” by Dr. Ahmad Zahran (Director of IJN-UTM Cardiovascular Engineering Centre, Institute of Human Centred Engineering).

 

Plenary 1: Innovations in Stem Cells Therapy. First Topic: “Current Landscape in Cardiac Stem Cell Therapy” by YBhg. Dato’ Dr. Azmee Ghazi (Clinical Director, Heart Failure & Transplant, National Heart Institute)

 

Plenary 1: Innovations in Stem Cells Therapy. Second Topic: “Stem Cell Therapy in Malaysia: Moving Forward” by YBhg. Dato’ Dr. Oteh Maskon (Head of Cardiology Unit, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre)

 

Plenary 2: Data in Cardiovascular Research.
A talk by Prof. Gregory YH Lip, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Birmingham; Adjunct Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences, Thrombosis Research Unit, Aalborg University, Denmark

 

Plenary 3: Future of Cardiovascular Research
We end the plenary session with a talk by Dr. Victoria Delgado, Cardiologist from the Department of Cardiology, Leiden University Medical Center on the “Future of Cardiovascular Imaging Research”.

 

 

Congratulations to all the Oral Presentation Winners:

Biomedical Free Paper Presentation Winner: Ir. Dr. Ahmad Athif Fauzi (Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics).

 

Basic Sciences Paper Presentation Winner: Dr. Wan Amir Nizam Wan Ahmad (USM).

 

Public Health/Clinical Paper Presentation Winner: Subashini Thambiah (Universiti Putra Malaysia).

 

Thank you Poster Presenters!

 

Our heartfelt gratitude to our guests of honour, symposium and plenary speakers, oral presentation judges & participants, poster presentation participants and to all who came for the NHAM-CRM Research Track today!

Thank you to National Heart Association of Malaysia and Malaysian Society Pharmacology and Physiology for collaborating with us. We couldn’t do this without you!