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Mardhiah Binti Mohammad

Academic Qualification

  • Medicine, Dentistry & Health Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Melbourne
  • Postgraduate diploma in Science - Masters Degree, University of Melbourne
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Science - Post Graduate Diploma, University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Science (Genetics) - Bachelor Degree, University of Melbourne

Mardhiah Binti Mohammad (Assoc. Prof. Dr.)

Associate Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


mmoh@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Mardhiah Mohammad, Ph. D. is an Associate Professor at the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) in Kuantan Pahang. She serves as coordinator for Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences Postgraduate Program and Department of Biomedical Science industrial training course. She is also the committee member of IIUM-IACUC. She has been actively involved in teaching and supervision of postgraduates’ students as well as lecture regularly in courses of Genetics, Molecular Diagnostic, Biostatistics, Research Methodology and Entrepreneurship. Mardhiah received Bachelor degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia and her Ph.D in Genetics and Molecular Biology from the same university. She has been working on inherited renal disease especially studying on the cell lines of patients into understanding the underlying cause of disease and testing new treatments to modify the effect of the mutations. Her recent research activities include characterisation of primary cell lines from cancer patients, development of parallel bio-sensing system for personalised chemotherapy treatment of cancer, in vitro evaluation of treatment from plant based extracts, cross-species genotypic comparison and Malay medical manuscripts. 


Area of Specialisation


  • Economics, Business And Management ~ Economics, Business And Management ~ Entrepreneurship ~ Entrepreneurial Studies - Digital Entrepreneurship
  • Natural Science ~ Biological Sciences ~ Genetics ~ Molecular Genetics


Teaching Responsibilities


EPIDEMIOLOGY & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2023/2024
INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH COMMUNICATION 2023/2024
Research Methodology 2023/2024


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2020 Transferring knowledge on childhood sexual abuse to kindergarten teachers
2016 - 2019 Understanding Anti-Angiogenesis Mechanism of Porcupine Bezoar Bioactive Compounds on Colon and Pancreas Cancer Cells Using Xenograft Zebrafish Model MyGrants : Understanding Anti-metastatic Mechanisms of Porcupine Bezoar Extract on Colon and Pancreas Cancer Cells Using in vitro Model
2016 - 2018 Understanding of anti-cancer properties of Neolamarckia cadamba leaves on breast cancer: Prospective therapeutic Neolamarckia cadamba extracts
2016 - 2019 Development of a Parallel biosensing system for personalized and pointof-care chemotherapy treatment
2015 - 2018 Evaluation of in vitro antihelmintic effect of crude leaves extracts of Piper betle (sireh) on gastrointestinal helminths obtained from goats
2015 - 2019 Genomic Determinants Of Specific Virulent Gene Of Blastocystis Amoeboid Stage As A Marker In ZoonoticPotential, Biological And Host-Parasite Relationships
2014 - 2016 Prevention Of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) Infection: The Cost Effectiveness & Practicality Of Implementation Of Pre-Admission Screening In Malaysia.
2013 - 2016 Phenotypic and Genotypic Characteristics of Waterborne Parasites (Giardia, Entamoeba, Blastocystis and Cryptosporidium) in Urban and Peripheral Communities of Kuantan, Pahang, Malaysia
On-Going
2021 - Present PREPARATION OF A CRITICAL EDITION OF KITAB TIB `MEL 090 KIT 07763?: A MALAY MEDICAL MANUSCRIPT FROM JOHOR
2020 - Present Design and Development of Cytosensor for Personalized Chemotherapy Treatment
2019 - Present Revealing Agarwood-based Prescription(s) Documented in Malay Medical Manuscripts towards cancer treatment
2019 - Present Medical Appraisal and Conservation of a 19th Century, Codex Unicus Nipah-leaf Malay Medical Manuscript At the Islamic Art Museum Malaysia
2013 - Present IIUM MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BIOLOGY RESEARCH CLUSTER (iMoleC)
2013 - Present Identification of Dominantly Expressed Genes in Childhood Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL) in Malay Children