Programme





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Pre-Conference Workshop (7th December 2021)

0800

Registration

0900

Details of the Workshop

Online Platform

0900

a) Big Data: Principle Component Analysis (PCA) & Partial Least Square (PLS) Analysis using SIMCA: a-hands-on approach
Demonstrators/Speakers:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Baharudin Ibrahim (UM)
– Dr. Fatimatuzzahra Abdul Aziz (USM)
– Mr. Abdulkader Ahmad Bawadikji (USM)
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Zoom

0900

b) Conducting a Pharmacometric-Based Study
Demonstrators/Speakers:
– Dr. Hadzliana Zainal (USM)
– Dr. Sabariah Noor Harun (USM)
– Dr Siti Maisharah Sheikh Ghadzi (USM)

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Zoom

0900

c) A Painless Way of Analysing Next-Generation Sequencing Data
Demonstrators/Speakers:
Dr. Chua Eng Wee (UKM)
– Dr. Norfarhan Bt Mohd Assa`Ad (UKM)
– Dr. Shairah Bt Abdul Razak (UKM)

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Zoom

0900

d) Stem Cell-Based Therapy
Demonstrators/Speakers:
Dr. Ren Xi (Charlie) (Cernegie Mellon University)
– Dr. Kenji Miki (Havard Medical School)
– Dr. Aizizah Ab. Ghani (MOH)
– Mr. Chew Chun Keat (MOH)
– Dr. Zou Yu (Thermo Fisher)
– Dr. Xie Wei (Thermo Fisher)

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Webex

0900

e) CRISPR-Cas9 Gene Editing Technology
Demonstrators/Speakers:
Dr. Saiful Effendi Syafruddin (UKM)
– Dr. Mohamad Aimanuddin Mohtar (UKM)

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Zoom

1030

Short Break

1045

Workshops Resume

1300

Lunch Break

1400

Workshops Resume

1600

Workshops End




 

Conference Day 1 (8th December 2021)

0800

Registration

0830

Welcome & Opening Address

AREA 1: CANCER

0840

Plenary Talk 1 (30 min without Q&A)
Title: Harnessing Digital Medicine to Optimise Drug Development and N-of-1 Healthcare
Prof. Dr. Dean Ho

(NUS, Singapore)
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Johnson Stanslas

0910

Invited Talk 1 (20 min)
Title:
Targeting KRAS with small-molecule non-covalent inhibitors
Prof. Dr. Alemayehu Gorfe
(University of Texas, USA)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lim Siong Meng

0930

Screen Break (5 min)

SPECIAL TOPIC: Covid-19

0935

Plenary Talk 2 (30 min without Q&A)
Title:
COVID 19 Vaccines: current state of the art
Dr. Richard M. Novak
(University of Illinois Hospital, USA)
Moderator: Dr. How Kang Nien

1005

Invited Talk 2 (20 min)
Title:
Mapping the spatiotemporal complexity of glioblastoma tumors
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Carol Tang
(NNI, Singapore)
Moderator: Dr. Jonathan Lim Chee Woei

1025

Invited Talk 3 (20 min)
Title:
Botanical Drug Development in the Malaysian Herbal Industry: Issues, Challenges and Breakthroughs from the Perspective of a Biotechnology Company
Prof. Dr. Aman Shah B. Abdul Majid
(NatureCeuticals)
Moderator:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vikneswaran Murugaiyah

1045

Q & A (Invited Talks 1 to 3) (5 min)
Moderators:
– Assoc. Prof. Dr. Lim Siong Meng
– Dr. How Kang Nien
– Dr. Jonathan Lim Chee Woei
– Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vikneswaran Murugaiyah

1050

Screen Break (5 min)

1100

Parallel Sessions
(Zoom Breakout Rooms; 90 min)

Each oral presentation (10 min)
Q&A (5 min)

1230

Sponsored Talk (30 min)
Title:
Anti-aging, disease reversal and longevity medicine in XXI century: where are we now and where are we heading to
Dr. Dmytro Klokol
(European Wellness International Group)

1300

Lunch Break (90 min)
e-Poster Viewing & Judging
Interaction with Sponsors

AREA 2: CELL THERAPY

1430

Plenary Talk 3 (30 min)
Title:
Regenerating tissues … cell by cell!
Prof. Dr. John Rasko
(University of Sydney, Australia)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajesh Ramasamy

1500

Invited Talk 4 (20 min)
Title:
Precision in Regenerative Medicine: Targeted Organ Specific Precursor/Progenitor Stem Cells and Peptides
Prof. Dato’ Sri Mike Chan
(European Wellness, Malaysia)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajesh Ramasamy

1520

Invited Talk 5 (20 min)
Title:
An Overall Perspective on Stem Cell Applications in Musculoskeletal Sciences
Prof. Dr. Tunku Kamarul Zaman bin Tunku Zainol Abidin
(Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajesh Ramasamy

1540

Q & A (Invited Talks 4 to 5) (5 min)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rajesh Ramasamy

1545

Screen Break (15 min)

1600

Parallel Sessions
(Zoom Breakout Rooms; 90 min)

Each oral presentation (10 min)
Q&A (5 min)

1745

e-Poster Viewing & Judging

1830

The End (Day 1)




 

Conference Day 2 (9th December 2021)

AREA 3: MENTAL HEALTH / NEURODEGENERATION

0830

Plenary Talk 4 (30 min)
Title:
Advances in drug delivery
Prof. Dr. Edward W. Boyer
(University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Baharudin Ibrahim

0900

Invited Talk 6 (20 min – Pre-recorded)
Title:
Understanding the role of GBA in Parkinson’s disease
Prof. Dr. Martin Kennedy
(University of Otago, New Zealand)
Moderator: Dr. Chua Eng Wee

0920

Screen Break (10 min)

0930

Invited Talk 7 (20 min)
Title:
Opportunities and Challenges of Using Real-world Evidence in Kratom Drug Development
Prof Dr. Vicknasingam Balasingam Kasinather
(Centre for Drug Research, Malaysia)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zurina Hassan

0950

Invited Talk 8 (20 min)
Title:
A novel animal model of Alzheimer’s Disease
Prof. Dr. George Augustine
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patrick Nwwabueze Okechukwu

1010

Q & A (Invited Talks 6 to 8) (10 min)
Moderators:
Dr. Chua Eng Wee
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zurina Hassan
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Patrick Nwwabueze Okechukwu

1020

Screen Break (10 min)

1030

Parallel Sessions
(Zoom Breakout Rooms; 90 min)

Each oral presentation (10 min)
Q&A (5 min)

1200

Screen Break (10 min)

1210

Sponsored Talk (30 min)
Title:
Measuring metabolic flux with cellular and molecular resolution: combining seahorse XF and LC/MS technologies for comprehensive cellular analyses
Dr. Genevieve Van de Bittner
(Agilent Technologies, Inc.)

1240

Lunch Break (90 min)
e-Poster Viewing & Judging
Interaction with Sponsors

AREA 4: MICROBIOME THERAPY

1415

Plenary Talk 5 (30 min)
Title:
Therapeutic applications from the human gastrointestinal microbiome
Dr. Samuel Forster
(Hudson Institute of Medical Research, Australia)
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Kalavathy Ramasamy

1445

Invited Talk 9 (30 min)
Title:
Translating research into clinical practice in chronic colitis to colorectal cancer model
Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali
(UKM, Malaysia)
Moderator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Leslie Than Thian Lung

1505

Invited Talk 10 (20 min)
Title:
The gut microbiome: Faecal Microbiome Transplant and beyond
Adj Assoc. Prof Dr. David Ong Eng Hui
(Asian Microbiome Library, Singapore/ Department of Medicine, National University of Singapore)
Moderator: Dr. Normala Abd Latip

1525

Q & A (Invited Talks 9 to 10) (10 min)

1535

Screen Break (5 min)

1540

World Café
(Zoom Breakout Rooms – 30 min)

1610

Screen Break (5 min)

1615

Closing Ceremony

1645

The End (Day 2)




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