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Aszrin Binti Abdullah

Academic Qualification

  • Physiology - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Basic Medical - Bachelor Degree, University of Adelaide

Aszrin Binti Abdullah (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


draszrin@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


I am interested in the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease particularly hypertension and acute myocardial infarction in young adults.


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Clinical Medicine ~ Cardiology - Physiology


Professional Membership


  • 2019: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (member), Malaysian Medical Association
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (lifetime member), Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia (IMAM)


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY I 2013/2014 2019/2020 2016/2017
ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY II 2019/2020
BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2014/2015 2017/2018 2018/2019 2015/2016
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2020/2021 2019/2020
CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 2014/2015 2013/2014 2019/2020 2015/2016 2016/2017
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY AND HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEMS 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2012/2013 2018/2019 2015/2016 2011/2012 2014/2015 2017/2018 2019/2020
ENDOCRINE PHYSIOLOGY 2014/2015 2019/2020 2020/2021
GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT PHYSIOLOGY 2019/2020 2020/2021
LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN PHYSIOLOGY 2016/2017 2014/2015 2019/2020 2015/2016
NORMAL RESPONSE & PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2010/2011 2014/2015 2011/2012
NORMAL RESPONSE AND PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2020/2021 2019/2020
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2012/2013 2011/2012 2018/2019 2010/2011 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2020/2021
PHYSIOLOGY 2020/2021 2019/2020
PHYSIOLOGY OF SPECIAL SENSES 2019/2020 2014/2015
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 2015/2016 2019/2020 2014/2015 2016/2017
Physiology of the Central Nervous System I 2020/2021
RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY 2019/2020
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2019/2020 2020/2021
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2019/2020 2011/2012 2014/2015 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE URINARY SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2014/2015 2018/2019 2016/2017 2017/2018 2015/2016
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2014/2015 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021 2015/2016 2010/2011 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Fundamental Study of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults: Identifying Coronary Artery Disease-Specific Proteome Panel as Predictor of Early Significant Coronary Atherosclerosis in Young Adults
2015 - 2018 Investigation of fenugreek seeds aqueous extract for prevention of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome in the rat animal model
2015 - 2020 The Role of Psychosocial Stress and Modulating Factors (Including Religion) in the Pathophysiology of Hypertension in the Young
2007 - 2011 The Role of the Catecholamines in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension
On-Going
2021 - Present Raising Mental Health Awareness among Women with Low-Socio-Economic Status in a Community in Kuantan, Pahang
2020 - Present URINARY PROTOEMIC PROFILING OF YOUNG PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION: IDENTITIFCATION OF PREDICTIVE CANDIDATE BIOMARKERS OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN YOUNG ADULTS.
2019 - Present The Identification of microRNAs Pathogenic Pathway in Acute Myocardial Infarction of Young Adults
2018 - Present Non-Invasive Biochemical Personalized Stress Monitoring System Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
2018 - Present ROLE OF MicroRNAs IN ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION IN MALAYSIAN POPULATION
2018 - Present Expression of Group B Streptococcus virulence genes in rectovaginal swab samples of symptomatic pregnant women, in association with preterm birth.
- Pornography Addiction Module: A Strategic and Effective Psychoeducational Approach to Optimise University Students? Mental & Sexual Health.


Publications


Article

2021 Loss of add1 methylation adds on blood pressure in young adults. Journal of Hypertension, 39 () pp. e259
2021 Metabolic syndrome and high sensitive C-reactive protein In young hypertensive and prehypertensive adults. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 5 (1 Special Issue) pp. 2138-2138
2020 Effects of ketogenic diet intervention on selected obese IIUM students during Ramadhan. Food Research, 4 (Suppl. 1) pp. 164-169
2020 Identification of haptoglobin as a potential biomarker in young adults with acute myocardial infarction by proteomic analysis. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 27 (2) pp. 64-76
2019 Leucocytic DNA methylation of Interleukin-6 promoter reduction in pre-hypertensive young adults. Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, 26 (6) pp. 46-54
2019 Proteomic profiles of young adults with acute myocardial infarction. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (3) pp. 113-119
2019 Psychosocial distress and blood pressure among young adults: role of cortisol as mediator. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 18 (2) pp. 69-75
2018 Prehypertensive state, mild hypertension, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk factors among young adults in rural Malaysia. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (1) pp. 47-54
2018 Relationship between coping mechanisms to psychosocial stress with blood pressure in young adults: a pilot study. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 17 (3) pp. 439-445
2018 Risk factor profile of young adults with acute myocardial infarction: a preliminary finding. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue No 1) pp. 62-62
2017 Optimization of droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddpcr) for DNA copy number variation analysis of CNV esv27061 in young adults with higher blood pressure in young adults with higher blood pressure. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 16 (Supplementary Issue 1) pp. 29-29
2017 The identification of copy number variation of CNV esv27061 among young adults with hypertension: preliminary findings. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 16 (Supplementary Issue 1) pp. 31-31
2016 Role of coping mechanisms to psychosocial stress in early development of hypertension in young adults: a pilot study. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 15 (Supplementary Issue 1) pp. 59-59
2015 Phenylethanolamine-n-methyltransferase inhibition for sustained blood pressure reduction in rats. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 14 (Supplement) pp. 9-10
2010 Blood pressure control among diabetic hypertensives under cardiology follow-up at a regional hospital in rural Malaysia. The Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 41 (4) pp. 973-981
2010 Institutional hypertension control in Malaysia: a multicenter study focusing on gender and cardiovascular risk factor profile difference. Hypertension Research, 34 (3) pp. 319-324
2009 Evaluation of anti-hypertensive drug utilisation and cost in Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan, Kuantan. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 8 (2) pp. 29-34
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 AGTR1 Methylation was not predictive of prehypertension or hypertension in young adults. In: The 9th Seoul International Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism in conjunction with the 40th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Korean Endocrine Society,
2021 Inflammation precedes sodium retention in raised blood pressure in young adults. In: Hypertension Seoul 2021 in conjunction with the 55th Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Hypertension,
2021 Systematic review on role of miRNAs in acute Myocardial Infarction of young adults. In: 4th Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2021 The role of miRNAs in acute Myocardial Infarction of young adults. In: 4th Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2021 Validation of the "Muslims' Perceptions And Attitudes To Mental Health Scale (M-PAMH)" into Malay: a preliminary study. In: CITRA International Virtual Conference on Liberal Studies 2021,
2020 Adducin methylation and blood pressure in young adults ; less is more. In: Malaysian Society of Hypertension17th Annual Congress 2020,
2020 High sensitivity c-reactive protein: uncovering the metabolic delinquent in young adults. In: Hypertension Busan 2020 in conjunction with the 52nd Scientific Meeting of The Korean Society of Hypertension,
2020 Metabolic derangement in young adults : where does cortisol stand?. In: 17th Asia-Oceania Congress of Endocrinology and The 8th Seoul International Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolism,
2020 Serum cortisol and cardiometabolic parameters in young adults: does sex matter?. In: Hypertension Seoul 2020 in conjunction with the 53rd Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Hypertension,
2019 Alpha-adducin (ADD1) methylation as a potential epigenetic biomarker for young adults with prehypertension.. In: Hypertension Seoul 2019 in conjunction with the 51st Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Hypertension,
2019 Angiotensin II type 1 receptor (AGTR1) methylation is inversely associated with HbA1c level in non-diabetic young adults. In: 3rd Cambridge Oxford Sunway Biomedical Symposium. Diabetes: Disarming The Silent Killer,
2019 Association between metabolic syndrome components and blood pressure in young adults: evidence from Kuantan, Malaysia. In: Hypertension Seoul 2019 in conjunction with the 51st Scientific Meeting of the Korean Society of Hypertension,
2019 Copy number variation of CNVesv27061 analysis among young adults with high blood pressure using optimized droplet digital polymerase chain reaction (ddPCR) method. In: "2017 Conference on Biomedical and Advanced Materials, Bio-CAM 2017,
2019 DNA Methylation of Interleukin-6 (IL-6) promoter in the Leukocytes is reduced in prehypertensive young adults. In: Hypertension Jeju 2019,
2019 Effects of ketogenic diet intervention on selected obese IIUM students during Ramadhan. In: Global Halal Sphere Conference 2019 (GloHaS 2019),
2019 Prevalence and characteristic of young adults with acute myocardial infarction in a single referral centre in Pahang. In: 4th International Conference on Advances in Medical Sciences (ICAMS 2019),
2018 Covariates of elevated blood pressure in young adults : a cross-sectional study in East Coast Malaysia. In: The 8th International Conference on Postgraduate Education 2018,
2018 Psychosocial distress and blood pressure among young adults: role of cortisol as mediator. In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2018 Risk factors profile of young adult with acute myocardial infarction: a preliminary finding. In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2017 High-sensitivity c-reactive protein (hs-CRP)in pre-hypertensive young adults. In: Conference on BioMedical and Advanced Materials (Bio-CAM 2017),
2016 Role of coping mechanisms to psychosocial stress in early development of hypertension in young adults: a pilot study. In: Medical Research Symposium & Pacific Partnership in conjunction with Kuantan Research Day 2016,
2011 An improved method for achieving chronic blood pressure reduction following bilateral adrenal demedullation of young hypertensive rats. In: The 7th Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Physiological societies.,
2011 Biochemical profile of young pre- and mildly hypertensive adults: a single centre, case control study. In: The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Malaysian Society Of Hypertension,
2011 Blood pressure reduction following bilateral adrenal demedullation of young spontaneously hypertensive rats; comparison between normal saline and distilled water supplementation postoperatively. In: The 7th Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies,
2011 Role of catecholamines in young adults with essential hypertension. In: The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Malaysian Society of Hypertension,
2011 Sustained blood pressure reduction with chronic 1,2,3,4- tetrahydroisoquinolines administration in young adult, spontaneously hypertensive rats. In: The 8th Annual Scientific Meeting, Malaysian Society of Hypertension,
2011 The effect of chronic 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydroisoquinolines administration in young spontaneously hypertensive rats. In: 5th Conference of Asian Association Of School Of Pharmacy,
2010 Blood pressure and 10-year cardiovascular risk profile of young hypertensives in Malaysia; a single centre study. In: The 23rd Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension.,
2010 Central aortic systolic pressure and biochemical profile of young hypertensives in rural Malaysia. In: The 13th National Institutes of Health( NIH) Scientific Meeting and the 4th National Conference for Clinical Research( NCCR 2010).,
2009 Superior blood pressure control among hypertensive patients attending specialist clinics in Malaysia. In: World Hypertension Congress,
Book Section

2021 Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Methylation is Inversely Associated with HbA1c in Non-Diabetic Young Adults. In: Sunway University Press, ISBN: 9789675492198, pp. 125-135