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Mohammed Imad A. Mustafa Mahmud

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield
  • M.B.B.Ch - Masters Degree, University of Baghdad
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery - Bachelor Degree, University of Baghdad
  • - Diploma, Baghdad College

Mohammed Imad A. Mustafa Mahmud (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


imad@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Natural Science ~ Chemical Sciences ~ Food Chemistry ~ Food Microbiology - Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology


Professional Membership


  • 1971 - 2016: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member), Iraqi Medical Association
  • 2014 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Active member), Australian Society of Microbiology
  • 2020 - 2021: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (active member), European Society of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED MEDICAL VIROLOGY 2009/2010 2008/2009
BACTERIAL VIRULENT FACTORS 2003/2004
BASIC & CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY 2020/2021
BASIC LABORATORY TECHNIQUES 2015/2016 2013/2014 2016/2017 2019/2020 2017/2018 2014/2015
BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019 2014/2015 2010/2011 2015/2016
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2020/2021 2019/2020
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY AND HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEMS 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2017/2018 2019/2020 2011/2012 2012/2013 2018/2019 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015 2010/2011
CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC LAB PRACTICE 2018/2019 2012/2013 2014/2015 2017/2018 2015/2016 2013/2014 2016/2017
CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY PRACTICE 2020/2021
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION 2018/2019 2020/2021 2019/2020 2017/2018 2016/2017 2014/2015 2015/2016 2013/2014
DIAGNOSTIC LAB PRACTICE I 2009/2010 2008/2009
DISSERTATION 2013/2014 2010/2011 2009/2010 2014/2015
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASE 2003/2004
GENERAL MOLECULAR & PROTEOMICS TECHNIQUES 2015/2016 2017/2018 2014/2015 2019/2020 2013/2014 2016/2017 2018/2019
INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY 2020/2021 2009/2010 2007/2008
INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL VIROLOGY 2007/2008
KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE IN ISLAM 2018/2019
MEDICAL BACTERIOLOGY 2018/2019 2015/2016 2017/2018 2011/2012 2020/2021 2014/2015 2013/2014 2016/2017 2012/2013
MEDICAL LABORATORY INSTRUMENTATION 2015/2016 2014/2015 2016/2017 2013/2014 2017/2018 2019/2020
MEDICAL MYCOLOGY 2011/2012 2012/2013 2016/2017 2020/2021 2017/2018 2015/2016 2013/2014 2018/2019
MEDICAL VIROLOGY 2014/2015 2011/2012 2012/2013 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2013/2014 2020/2021
NORMAL RESPONSE & PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2010/2011 2017/2018 2018/2019 2011/2012 2014/2015 2016/2017 2012/2013
NORMAL RESPONSE AND PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2020/2021 2019/2020
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2011/2012 2012/2013 2014/2015 2015/2016 2018/2019 2017/2018
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2020/2021
PATHOGENESIS CAUSED BY MICROBES 2009/2010
PATHOGENESIS OF MICROBIAL INFECTIONS 2009/2010
RESEARCH (DATA ANALYSIS) 2007/2008
RESEARCH (DATA COLLECTION) 2012/2013 2014/2015 2007/2008 2010/2011 2013/2014 2011/2012 2009/2010
RESEARCH (LITERATURE REVIEW) 2014/2015 2010/2011 2009/2010 2011/2012 2008/2009 2012/2013
RESEARCH PROPOSAL 2014/2015 2010/2011 2012/2013 2009/2010 2018/2019 2011/2012 2008/2009
STRUC., PHY., IDENTIF., CLASS. OF MICROBES AND VIRULENCE FACTORS 2009/2010
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2019/2020 2020/2021
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2012/2013 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2011/2012 2014/2015 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE URINARY SYSTEMS 2018/2019 2019/2020 2014/2015 2017/2018 2015/2016
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2010/2011 2020/2021 2018/2019 2019/2020 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015
THESIS 2013/2014 2014/2015 2009/2010 2011/2012 2012/2013
TISSUE CULTURE 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2015/2016 2014/2015 2016/2017 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2017 Effect of Eurycoma Longifolia on Testosterone Level on Rat
2015 - 2018 Investigation of fenugreek seeds aqueous extract for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in the rat animal model
2014 - 2017 Development Of HCV Genotyping Protocol Based On High Resolution Melting Analysis Real-Time PCR: A Pilot Study
2014 - 2018 Assessing the New Technique for HCV RNA Quantification Using Real-time PCR
2014 - 2018 Immunoprotective Effect of Virgin Cocunut Oil Against Cyclophosphamide-induced Histological Changes in Lymphoid Tissues
2013 - 2015 Teaching and Learning Qur'anic Arabic Utilizing Adaptive and Intelligent Systems for Collaborative Learning
2012 - 2014 Development Molecular Beacon Real Time PCR assay for simultaneous quantification and genotyping of HCV in blood samples of infected patients Change to- Interrelationship between qHBsAg, HBV DNA load, genotypes and peripheral immune cells in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infection.
2011 - 2014 RU 2011 -Isolation, primary culture and maintenance & preservation of mouse hepatocytes
2011 - 2013 (RU2011) Development of in-house one-tube RT-PCR protocol for HCV-RNA detection
2011 - 2015 RU 2011 - Viral Infections and Autoimmune Diseases Amongst Patients with Schizophrenia in a Tropical Country
2010 - 2013 The Use of Multiplex Real-Time PCR for Differential Detection of Streptococcus Pneumoniae, Burkholderia pseudomallei and Atypical Bacterial Pathogens in Respiratory and Blood Samples of Patients with Community Acquired Pneumonia
2010 - 2012 Isolation of Burkholderia Pseudomallei From Soil and Its Correlation with Seroprevalence Rate in Endemic Area of Pahang, Malaysia
2010 - 2011 Staphylococcal cassette chromosome mec(SCCmec) typing of methicillin-resistant (MRSA) isolates from patients attending HTAA in Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
2009 - 2012 Antibacterial activity and cytotoxicity of new modified class lonomer dental cement
2009 - 2010 Biological Dynamics of HCV Infrction in Haemodialysis Patients in Pahang
2009 - 2012 Purification of High Activity Taq Dna Polymerase
2007 - 2014 Characterization of Burkholderia Pseudomallei and Evaluation and Modification of Available Serodiagnostic Tests for Melioidosis
2007 - 2010 Determination of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes Isolated from Haedmodialysis Patients in Pahang in Designing a Better Chemotherapy Regime
2006 - 2017 Prevalence of Chlamydia Pneumoniae, ompA VD4 DNA Sequences in Atherosclerotic and Non-Atherosclerotic Arterial Segments Obtained at Autopsies Performed on Human Cadavers at The Institute of Forensic of Kuala Lumpur General Hospital
2006 - 2009 Mutation Analysis of BRCA 1 Gene From Malaysian Females Breast Cancer Patients In East Coast of Malaysia
2005 - 2010 DNA Sequence Analysis of BRCA 1 gene in Breast Cancer from Malaysian Female
2004 - 2017 Original Title: Studies on Legionella Contamination to the Air-Conditioning Cooling Towers and Waters Supply Tanks of the Health New Title: Is Legionella Contamination of the Air-Conditioning Cooling Towers and Water Supply Tanks a Problem to the??.
On-Going
2021 - Present Expression of Group B Streptococcus Virulence Genes in GBS Isolates From High Vaginal Swab Samples of Pregnant Women and Their Association with Preterm Delivery
2021 - Present Expression Of Group B Streptococcus Virulence Genes In Gbs Isolates From High Vaginal Swab Samples Of Pregnant Women And Their Association With Preterm Delivery
2019 - Present Molecular approach of platelet activating factor (PAF) in mediating the inflammation-induced human preterm delivery.
2018 - Present Expression of Group B Streptococcus virulence genes in rectovaginal swab samples of symptomatic pregnant women, in association with preterm birth.
2010 - Present Community-acquired Pneumonia in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan


Award & Recognition


11 Feb, 2012 Gold - IRIIE, iium University


Publications


Article

2021 Burkholderia pseudomallei short-chain dehydrogenase/ oxidoreductase: potential urine biomarker candidate for acute melioidosis. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (3) pp. 128-137
2021 Mutational Analysis of Quinolone-Resistant Determining Region gyrA and parC Genes in Quinolone-Resistant ESBL-Producing E. Coli. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (3) pp. 101-109
2021 Optimized preparation of urine samples from acute melioidosis patients for in-solution proteomic studies using LCMS QTOF or MALDI TOF MS. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (3) pp. 85-92
2021 Virulence-genes Rib and Bca in Serotypes of Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Isolated from Symptomatic Pregnant Women in East Coast Malaysia. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 20 (3) pp. 118-126
2020 COVID-19 pandemic – an apocalypse of our time. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 19 (1) pp. 1-3
2020 Seroconversion of indirect immunofluorescent antibody IgM and IgG in melioidosis. Bangladesh Journal of Infectious Diseases, 7 (2) pp. 61-66
2020 Virulence genes rib and bca in serotypes of group B streptococcus (GBS) isolated from symptomatic pregnant women in a tertiary care hospital in East Coast Malaysia. Microorganisms, 8 (2) pp. 6-6
2019 Eurycoma longifolia root aqueous extract augments the testosterone level and spermatogenesis in adult male rats. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (3) pp. 41-47
2019 Molecular characterization of gyrA, parC and qepA genes in quinolone resistant ESBL producing E. Coli isolated from patients in HTAA, Kuantan. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (Supplement 2) pp. 45-45
2019 Phenotypic and genotypic characterization, and detection of PVL encoding gene in methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus strains isolated from patients admitted to a tertiary Hospital in Kuantan, Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 18 (2) pp. 87-94
2019 Relationship between antimicrobial prescribing and antimicrobial resistance among UTI patients at Buraidah Central Hospital, Saudi Arabia. Journal of Pharmacy and Bioallied Sciences, 11 (2) pp. 162-169
2019 Seronegative occult Hepatitis C virus infection (OCI) in a main haemodialysis centre In Pahang, Malaysia. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (3) pp. 11-19
2018 Establishment of simultaneous detection and quantitation of HCV-RNA by third generation intercalating dye real-time PCR. The International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (1) pp. 31
2018 Phenotypic and molecular study of carbapenem‑resistant enterobacteriaceae in a referral hospital in the East coast Malaysia. International ournal of Health & Allied Sciences, 7 (1) pp. 17-22
2018 Protective effect of virgin coconut oil on cyclophosphamide-induced histological changes in lymphoid tissues. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (3) pp. 65-74
2017 Anti-biofilm and anti-quorum sensing properties of ethanol and aqueous extracts of orthosiphon stamineus and andrographis paniculata leaves and stems. International Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 16 (Supp. 1) pp.
2017 Antimicrobial activity of methyl gallate isolated from the leaves of Glochidion superbum against hospital isolates of methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Natural Product Sciences, 23 (1) pp. 5-8
2017 Association between helicobacter pylori chronic gastritis and atherosclerosis of carotid and coronary arteries in autopsy sample of Iraqi population. Annals of Microscopy, 16 (April) pp. 37-45
2017 Nutritients depictions of Barhi date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) kernels 1. International Food Research Journal, 24 (Suppl.) pp. S325-S334
2017 Study of Hepatitis C virus infection at a tertiary hospital: Genotyping, risk factors and comorbidities. The International Medical Journal Malaysia, 16 (1) pp. 11-20
2016 Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Klebsiella pneumoniae and Escherichia coli with Extended-Spectrum β-lactamase associated Genes in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan,Kuantan, Pahang. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 23 (2) pp. 14-20
2016 Clinical and histopathological relevance of helicobacter pylori BabA2 genotype. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 (2) pp. 43-49
2016 Correlation between the HBsAg level and the peripheral blood lymphocytes profile in chronic Hepatitis B patients from Malaysia. Virology & Antiviral Research, 5 (2) pp.
2016 Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) levels and hepatitisBeAntigen (HBeAg) seroconversion status. Hepatology International, 10 (Suppl. 1) pp. S223-S223
2016 Is there any effect of fenugreek seeds aqueous extract (FSA) on the quantity of ovarian follicles and estrus cycle of female rats…?. Journal of Medical Practice and Review, 1 (7) pp. 55-63
2015 Correlation between HBSAG quantification and HBV genotypesin chronic HBV infections. International Journal of Advances in Science, Engineering and Technology (IJASEAT), 3 (2) pp. 1-6
2012 Biodynamics of Hepatitis C virus in haemodialysis patients in Pahang . The International Medical Journal Malaysia, 11 (1) pp. 23-30
2012 Mixed-genotypes infections with hepatitis C virus in hemodialysis subjects.. The Medical Journal of Malaysia, 67 (2) pp. 199-203
2012 Translation termination mutations analysis using the protein truncation test on exon11A of the BRCA1 gene in female breast cancer patients of Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Medical Research, 2 (2) pp. 61-69
2012 Translation termination mutations naalysis using the protein truncation test on Exon11A of the BRCA1 gene in female breast cancer patients of Pahang, Malaysia. Journal of Advanced Medical Research, 2 (2) pp. 61-69
2011 Development of multiplex real-time PCR for the rapid detection of five bacterial causes of community acquired pneumonia. Tropical Biomedicine, Vol 28 (3) pp. 545-556
2011 Lipid peroxidation in chronic cerebral hypoperfusion- induced neurodegeneration in rats. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 10 (2) pp. 3-6
2011 The use of multiplex real-time PCR improves the detection of the bacterial etiology of community acquired pneumonia. Tropical Biomedicine, 28 (3) pp. 531-544
2010 Biodynamics of HCV infection in haemodialysis patients in Pahang. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 14 (supp.1) pp. E231-E232
2009 Mutation detection of BRCA1 gene from Malaysian breast cancer patients by denaturing high performance liquid chromatography (DHPLC) . Amino Acids, 37 (Supp1) pp. S98
2009 Seroprevalence study of HCV Genotypes in two tertiary hospital and its association with risk factors and current management practice. Medical Journal of Malaysia, 64 (Supp B) pp. 59-59
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Step by step preparation of urine samples for in-Solution, gel-free proteomic studies, suitable for MALDI TOF MS and LCMS QTOF MS. In: 4th Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2020 Microbiome brain axis. In: International Webinar On Nutritional, Brain and Behaviour,
2018 Effect of eurycoma longifolia on the testosterone level in adult male rats. In: 289th International Conference on Sports Nutrition and Supplements(ICSNS),
2017 Characterization of occult hepatitis c virus (hcv) infection among hemodialysis patient. In: "Medical Research Symposium: Research in Academia: the way forward",
2016 Hepatitis c virus RNA quantification using Evagreen® dye real time PCR. In: Medical, Medicine & Health Sciences MMHS 2016,
2015 Hepatitis C virus Infection among Patients at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan: Genotypes Distribution, RNA sequence Variation, Risk Factors and Co-morbidities. In: International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2015 (7-10 December 2015) hosted in Bayview Beach resort, Penang, Malaysia,
2015 Is there any effect (s) of fenugreek seeds aqueous extract on the regularity of estrous cycle and quantity of ovarian follicles of female rats…?. In: Medical Research Symposium 2015,
2014 Alteration of Peripheral Blood Lymphocytes (PBLs) profile with HBsAg level in patients with chronic hepatitis B infection. In: International Conference on Biological, Chemical and Environmental Sciences (BCES-2014),
2013 In-house semi-nested reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction for the detection of HCV-RNA in serum with low viral load. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition 2013,
2013 Multiplexing of reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction for Hepatitis C virus genotyping. In: USIM's 4th Annual Health Conference (AHC 2013),
2012 Full-length characteristics of hepatitis C virus genotype 3 in acutely infected patient. In: 7th International Infectious Diseases Seminar and Workshop (NIDSAW 2012),
2011 Biodynamics of HCV infection in haemodialysis patients in Pahang . In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2011,
2011 Sensitivity assay of semi-nested reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction in detecting HCV-RNA from chronic renal disease patient. In: International Health Conference IIUM (IHCI) 2011 ,
2011 Sentivity assay of semi-nested reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction in detecting HCV-RNA from chronic renal disease patient. In: International Health Conference IIUM 2011 ,
2010 Community-acquired pneumonia in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan. In: Pahang Research Day 2010 ,
2010 Hepatitis C genotyping in hemodialysis patients and the development of genotyping method based on TaqMan Probe Real Time (PCR). In: The 20th Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL),
2010 Molecular study of hepatitis C viral RNA extracted from local isolates in Pahang, Malaysia: genotyping, subtyping and base sequencing. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010),
2008 HCV genotypes in haemodialysis units: a preliminary study. In: 13th International Congress On Infectious Diseases,
Book

2017 Invitro activity of T4 bacteriophage on uropathogenic e. Coli. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-733-0
2017 Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA): epidemiology and SCCmec typing. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-734-7
Book Section

2018 Bugs and more bugs: medical microbiology and immunology. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-418-484-1, pp. 62-77