Featuring the Malaysian clinical research personalities that we have interviewed for CRM bulletins. Read about their experiences in conducting clinical trials and how they have benefited from it.

Research Personality: Dato’ Dr. Chang Kian Meng

Dato’ Dr. Chang Kian Meng is an acknowledged expert in Haematologic Malignancies and in Stem Cell and Bone Marrow transplants. He is currently the Head of the Haematology Department and a Consultant Haematologist at Ampang Hospital, Selangor. He graduated with an MBBS from the University of Malaya before obtaining MRCP (UK), FRCP (London) and FRCPA (Haem) between 1992 and 2011. He concurrently holds the posts of National Advisor of Clinical Haematology Services and Chairman of the Medical Research Ethics Committee (MREC), Ministry of Health Malaysia.

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Research Personality: Dato’ Dr. Faraizah Dato’ Abdul Karim

Dato’ Dr. Faraizah Bt Dato’ Abdul Karim is an internationally recognised expert in haemophilia care and has a longstanding interest in blood transfusion services.  She is currently the Deputy Director and a Senior Consultant Pathologist, specialising in haematology and blood transfusion, at the National Blood Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

Dato’ Dr. Faraizah earned her medical degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia and a Diploma in Clinical Pathology from the University of London. She then went on to obtain a Master of Science in Haematology at the Imperial College School of Medicine before embarking on sub-specialty training in transfusion medicine at the North London Blood Transfusion Service and Hammersmith Hospital, London.

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Research Personality: Dr. Daren Teoh Choon Yu

Dr. Daren Teoh, popularly known as Dr. Daren, obtained a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and a Bachelor of Medical Science (1st class honours) from the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom in 1999. He went on to pursue MRCP (UK) and FRCR (UK) before completing his specialist training in clinical oncology at various notable institutions including the University Hospital Birmingham, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, New Cross Hospital, North Staffordshire Hospital and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

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