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Siti Aesah @ Naznin Muhammad

Academic Qualification

  • Master of Pathology- Haematology - Masters Degree (Clinical Specialist), Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Medical Doctor - Masters Degree, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

Siti Aesah @ Naznin Muhammad (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


naznin@iium.edu.my
4489


Expert Profile


Dr Naznin started her career as a haematopathologist in Kulliyyah of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia in 1998. Prior to that, she served as a pathologist in the field of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine in Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab II, Kota Bharu, Kelantan and Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang. She teaches in the field of Haematology, Transfusion Medicine and General Pathology for both medical and health sciences undergraduates and basic medical sciences and clinical sciences postgraduates. She presently serves as a haematopathologist in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan, Pahang.
Her research work, paper presentations and publications in the field of Haematology and Transfusion Medicine are diverse. They include thalassaemias, myelodysplastic syndrome, transient myelopoiesis, blood film and bone marrow examinations, immune thrombocytopenic purpura, transfusion reactions, informed consent in transfusion medicine, donor deferral and other related topics.
In addition, she has a special interest in Medical Education mainly related to teaching-learning methods in medicine particularly Problem-based Learning (PBL). She conducts PBL workshops for other medical schools as well as non-medical academicians at university and college levels. She also carries out trainings in assessment methods for medical and health sciences academicians. Her research, publications and presentations in the field of Medical Education include PBL, case method, Islamic Input in medical curriculum and the teaching of ethics. She is also a panel member for the Malaysian Qualification Agency for the Malaysian medical schools accreditation.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Pathology - Pathology / Haematology


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC GENERAL SURGERY POSTING 2019/2020 2013/2014
BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2015/2016 2014/2015 2010/2011 2017/2018
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY AND HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEMS 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2017/2018 2013/2014 2016/2017 2011/2012 2018/2019 2012/2013 2014/2015 2019/2020
NORMAL RESPONSE & PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2016/2017 2011/2012 2017/2018 2014/2015 2018/2019
NORMAL RESPONSE AND PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2020/2021
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2012/2013 2015/2016 2017/2018 2011/2012 2014/2015 2018/2019 2013/2014
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2020/2021 2019/2020
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2019/2020 2020/2021
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2011/2012 2017/2018 2014/2015 2012/2013 2018/2019 2020/2021 2016/2017
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE URINARY SYSTEMS 2015/2016 2019/2020 2014/2015 2018/2019
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2017/2018 2014/2015 2010/2011 2020/2021 2015/2016
TRANSFUSION SCIENCE & BLOOD BANKING 2014/2015


Research Projects


Completed
2015 - 2018 Molecular Mechanism of Tualang honey on 12% Cholesterol diet induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) animal model
2014 - 2017 The Effects of Tualang Honey on Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis in rat Model
2014 - 2018 Immunoprotective Effect of Virgin Cocunut Oil Against Cyclophosphamide-induced Histological Changes in Lymphoid Tissues
2014 - 2017 Paraoxonase-1 (PON-1) and Hepatotoxicity: Bridging the Gap in the Mechanism of Atherosclerosis in Chronic Organic Arsenic Exposure
2012 - 2015 Study On Molecular Diagnostic Method of Synovial Sarcoma
2011 - 2013 (RU2011) Applying the 'Case Method' in the teaching of Basic Medical Science in a Medical curriculum
2011 - 2014 Validation of Potential Markers in Cardiovascular Research
2011 - 2015 RU 2011 -Retention of basic sciences knowledge in medicel student of clinical years.
2011 - 2014 RU 2011 -MYC and BLC2 Gene expression in Burkitt Lymphoma and diffuse large B-cell lymphoma
2008 - A Cytogenetic and Clinical Profile of Children with Austinm in Kuantan, Pahang
2008 - 2011 Psychosocial Problems of Patients with Thalassaemia and Their Families: A Quantitative Study
2004 - 2007 Establishment of Research Methods and Protocols in Our Proposed Cyntogenetics in the Laborartory of the Kulliyyah of Medicine
On-Going
2021 - Present Evaluation of Tumour-Associated Macrophages and CSF-1 Expression in Invasive Breast Carcinoma
2021 - Present Development of Intervention Programme Framework for Soft Skills and SASMEC @IIUM Core Values Competency
2021 - Present IIUM Crisis Action, Research and Education (iCARE)
2021 - Present Optimization of Polymerase Chain Reaction-Based Method for Detection of FMS-Like Tyrosine Kinase (FLT3) and Nucleophosmin 1 (NPM1) Mutations in Acute Myeloid Leukaemia
2019 - Present The Identification of microRNAs Pathogenic Pathway in Acute Myocardial Infarction of Young Adults
2019 - Present The integration of soft skill components in Objective Structured Clinical Skills Assessment (OSCSA) within undergraduate nursing program
2018 - Present Molecular Approach Of Attenuation Of Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis With Tualang Honey Supplementation In Animal Model
2011 - Present Evaluation and Enhancement of New Islamic Input In Medical Program (IIMP) Curricular


Publications


Article

2021 FLT3 and NPM1 mutations in patients with Myeloid neoplasms. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 5 (1) pp. 2118
2021 Lipid profiles changes in 12% high cholesterol diet induced nonalcoholic teatohepatitis animal model following supplementation of Tualang honey and diet modifications. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 5 (1) pp. 2164
2021 Soft skill elements in structured clinical nursing assessment for undergraduate nursing students: a systematic review. Enfermería Clínica, 31 (Supplement 2) pp. S58-S62
2021 The application and factors influencing the implementation of non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) worldwide: a review. International Journal of Allied Health Science, 4 (4) pp. 1671-1682
2020 Histopathological changes of the flaxseed extract on skin wound healing in diabetic rabbits. Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 8 (A) pp. 881-892
2020 The pursuit of Covid-19 animal models. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 19 (2) pp. 27-33
2019 Differential expression of miR-101 and miR-744 in nasopharyngeal carcinoma in Pahang state of Malaysia. Walailak Journal of Science and Technology, 16 (5) pp. 295-306
2019 Evaluation of high resolution melting technique for detection of JAK2-V617F mutation in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded specimen from myeloproliferative neoplasm cases. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (2) pp. 95-100
2019 Expression of microrna-101 in formalin-fixed paraffin- embedded samples of nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Malaysian Journal of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 22 (2) pp. 60-63
2019 Integration of Islamic values in undergraduate nursing program: An expository analysis. International Journal of Care Scholars, 2 (2) pp. 5-8
2019 Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis animal model induction. World Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 8 (4) pp. 1523-1538
2019 The effect of flaxseed extract on skin elasticity of the healing wound in rabbits. The International Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (1) pp. 5-12
2018 Early effects of high cholesterol diet on the kidney of an animal model. PONTE, 74 (3/1) pp. 168-178
2018 Protective effect of virgin coconut oil on cyclophosphamide-induced histological changes in lymphoid tissues. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (3) pp. 65-74
2018 Red cell antibody screening: a single centre experience. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue No 1) pp. 33-33
2018 The effect of flaxseed extract on skin elasticity of the healing wound in rabbit. Asian Journal of Medicine and Biomedicine, Supplementary 3 () pp. 109
2018 The expression of microrna-744 (MIR-744) in nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a preliminary study. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 191-203
2018 Tualang honey effects on high cholesterol diet induced nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in an animal model. World Journal Of Pharmacy And Pharmaceutical Sciences, 7 (2) pp. 1383-1396
2017 Early effects of high cholesterol diet on the kidney of an animal model. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 16 (supp. 1) pp. 20
2017 MGMT and SPOCK2 promoter methylation in diffuse large B-Cell lymphoma: a study in two tertiary health centres in the East Coast of Malaysia = Metilasi promoter MGMT dan SPOCK2 dalam diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: satu kajian yang dijalankan di dua pusat Kesihatan di Pantai Timur Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Health Sciences, 15 (2) pp. 77-82
2017 p16 tumor suppressor gene methylation in diffuse large B cell lymphoma: a study of 88 cases at two hospitals in the East Coast of Malaysia. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 18 (10) pp. 2781-2785
2017 Renoprotective role of tualang honey against high cholesterol diet induced acute kidney diseases in an animal model. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 16 (supp. 1) pp. 26
2017 Renoprotective role of tualang honey against high cholesterol diet induced acute kidney diseases in an animal model. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 7 (12) pp. 97-101
2016 Clinical and cytogenetic profiles of children with autism in Kuantan Pahang. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 () pp. 56-56
2016 Detection of SYT-SSX mutant transcripts in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded sarcoma tissues using one-step reverse transcriptase real-time PCR. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 38 (1) pp. 11-18
2016 Misconceptions about disease among parents of thalassaemic patients: A qualitative study. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 (Supplemenet Issue) pp. 96-96
2016 Organic arsenical exposures stimulates atheroscleorosis through oxidative stress increase and adhesion molecule expression. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Science, 6 (11) pp. 040-051
2016 Pyrosequencing-based quantitative identification of p16 methylation in diffuse large b-cell lymphoma at two centres in the east coast of malaysia. Journal of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, 1 (1) pp. 12-17
2015 Atherosclerosis in chronic organic arsenic (monosodium methylarsonate) exposure. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 37 (2) pp. 188-188
2014 Inherited anti-thrombin deficiency in a Malay-Malaysian family: a missense mutation at nucleotide g.13267C>A aka anti-thrombin Budapest 5 (p.Pro439Thr) of the SERPINC 1 gene. The Medical Journal of Malaysia, 69 (1) pp. 27-30
2012 Paraoxonase-1 (PON1) activity in serum and various anticoagulated-plasma . The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, 34 (2) pp. 216-216
2011 Screening for thalassaemia among group of students of a higher institution – our experience. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 10 (1) pp. 3-6
2011 Thalassaemia : a study on the perception of patients and family members. Medical Journal of Malaysia , 66 (4) pp. 326-334
2011 Thalassaemia: A study on the perception of patients and family members. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 66 (4) pp. 326-334
2010 A descriptive study of blood films of patients serologically positive for dengue in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 9 (2) pp. 35-37
2010 Problem-based learning as viewed by medical students in a non-problem based medical curriculum. Medical Education, 44 (Supp 1) pp. 6
2008 The impact of the teaching of ethics in a medical and allied health sciences curriculum in International Islamic University Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 7 (1) pp.
2008 The impact of the teaching of rthics in a Medical and Allied Health Sciences curriculum in International Islamic University Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 7 (1) pp.
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Development and evaluating content validity of CSAI tools. In: 3rd International Conference on Nursing (ICONURS) 2021,
2021 Microarray data analysis to identify differentially expressed genes and biological pathways associated with Tualang Honey supplementation in NASH animal model. In: MSPP 34th Scientific Meeting 2021 Trailblazing The Translational Research,
2021 Numeracy skills for undergraduate nursing students’ clinical skill assessment: an expository analysis. In: 4th Virtual Aceh International Nursing Conference (AINC) 2021,
2021 Soft skill elements in structured nursing clinical skill assessment on medication procedure: a clinical audit. In: 24th East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS) Conference 2021,
2021 Sperm morphology and testis histological changes in 12% high cholesterol diet administered rats following Tualang honey supplementation and diet modifications. In: MSPP 34th Scientific Meeting 2021: Trailblazing The Translational Research,
2021 The effects of Tualang honey on sperm profile in high cholesterol diet induction animal model. In: Monash Initiate 2021 the Inaugural Monash International Health Science and Technology Conference,
2021 The effects of Tualang honey on sperm profile In mixed cholesterol diet administered rats. In: YSN-ASM International Scientific Virtual Conference (ISVC) 2021,
2021 Tualang honey supplementation attenuates the lipid profile In high cholesterol diet induced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis animal model. In: Monash Initiate 2021 the Inaugural Monash International Health Science and Technology Conference,
2020 Lipid profiles changes in 12% high cholesterol diet induced non-alcoholic steatohepatitis animal model following supplementation of Tualang honey and diet modifications. In: Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2019 Effects of flaxseed extract on skin wound healing in animal model. In: International Conference on Pharmaceutical Research and Pharmacy Practice cum 14th IIUM-MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference (ICPRP 2019),
2019 Fetal down syndrome: determining the risk based on fetal-specific DNA methylation ratio. In: 5th International Conference on Public Health (ICOPH 2019),
2019 Knowledge on Down Syndrome and Down Syndrome prenatal screening tests among pregnant women in Kuantan, Pahang. In: International Postgraduate Research Conference (2nd IPRC),
2019 Non-invasive prenatal testing: MeDIP-PCR to detect trisomy 21 from maternal plasma. In: Graduate Research Symposium 2019,
2019 Soft skill elements in structured clinical nursing assessment for undergraduate nursing student: a systematic review. In: 4th International Conference on Global Health (ICGH) in conjunction with the 7th Asian International Conference in Humanized Health Care (AIC-HHC) 2019.,
2019 The effect of tualang honey in chronic exposure of high cholesterol diet in animal model. In: 5th Medical Research Symposium,
2018 The effect of flaxseed extraction on skin elasticity of the healing wound in rabbit. In: 3rd ASEAN Congress on Medical Biotechnology and Molecular Biosciences,
2017 Analysis of sample rejection at newly established pathology laboratory of the International Islamic University Malaysia Medical Centre (IIUMMC). In: 27th MACB Conference,
2017 Electron microscopic changes of the liver following exposure to organic arsenic. In: 2nd International Anatomical and Biomedical Scientific Conference 2017 (IABS),
2016 Effects of serum stored at various temperature and freeze-thaw cycles on selected biochemical parameters. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2016 Epigenetic methylation status of P16, MGMT and SPOCK2 in diffuse Large B cell lymphoma. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2016 Methylation status of MGMT and SPOCK2 in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In: 3rd Pan Asian Biomedical Science Conference,
2016 Nigella sativa oil extracts improves dyslipidaemia in high fat diet (HFD) animal model. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership,
2016 Nigella sativa oil extracts improves dyslipidaemia in high fat diet (HFD) animal model. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2016 Tualang honey improves non alcoholic steatohepatitis animal model. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership,
2016 Tualang honey improves non alcoholic steatohepatitis animal model. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2015 Chronic Monosodium Methylarsonate (MSMA) exposure induces oxidation of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and early atherosclerosis development. In: International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST 2015) - ‘Frontiers in Biotechnology’,
2014 Academic stress and coping strategies of forst year IIUM medical students. In: International Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2014 (IRIIE2014),
2013 “Case Method” in the teaching of disciplines in Basic Medical Sciences in IIUM . In: 8th International Medical Education Conference,
2013 Retention of Knowledge in Preclinical Disciplines by Clinical Students in the IIUM Medical Programme. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition, IRIIE 2013,
2013 Retention of knowledge in preclinical disciplines by clinical students in the IIUM medical programme. In: 8th International Medical Education Conference,
2012 Paraoxonase-1 (PON1) activity in serum and various anticoagulated-plasma . In: 11th Annual Scientifc Meeting, College of Pathologist,
2012 Preliminary analyses on detection of SYT-SSX fusion-transcripts in Synovial Sarcoma. In: 11th Annual Scientific Meeting, College of Pathologist Malaysia,
2011 Thalassaemia management: patients’ and family members’ perspectives. In: 9th Malaysian National Haematology Scientific Meeting,
2011 Thalassaemia: a study on the perception of patients and family members. In: 12th International Conference on Thalassaemia and the Haemoglobinopathies 14th TIF International Conference for Patients and Parents ,
2010 Academician's knowledge and perception towards 'One Best Answer (OBA)-Type' multiple choice questions implementation in IIUM, medical faculty curriculum. In: 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC),
2010 Academician's knowledge and perception towards 'one best answer (OBA)-type' multiple choice questions implementation in IIUM, medical faculty curriculum (Poster presentation). In: 7th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC),
2009 A review of transfusion reaction reports for the year 2008. In: 4th National Transfusion Medicine Conference 2009,
2009 A survey on perception and knowledge of transfusion medicine among final year medical students. In: 4th National Transfusion Medicine Conference,
Book

2017 Effect of Tualang honey in acute kidney injury animal model. Lap Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 9783330070318
2017 Effect of tualang honey on non-alcoholic steatohepatitis rat model. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-330-32112-0
2014 Multiple true or false questions in haematology & pathology for health sciences undergraduates. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674183103
Book Section

2021 Implementation of IIMP in basic medical sciences. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-045-7, pp. 76-82
2018 Core of medicine: pathology. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-484-1, pp. 92-104
2009 Establishment of research methods and protocols in cytogenetic laboratory of the Kulliyah of Medicine, IIUM. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789833855780, pp. 455-461