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Maizura Binti Mohd. Zainudin

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Physiology) - Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Maizura Binti Mohd. Zainudin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


zmaizura@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Asst. Prof. Dr. Maizura started housemanship training at Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Klang in 2006 after completing her undergraduate studies at International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). In 2008, she served Klinik Kesihatan Maran as a medical officer, and in June 2009, enrolled for the Master of Medical Sciences (Physiology) with the Faculty of Medicine, University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).
She then upgraded her Master's to Ph.D in 2012. She spent three and a half years to complete the Ph.D programme as required and was awarded the Ph.D in Basic Medical Sciences in June 2013. She returned to Kuantan to serve IIUM Kuantan as a lecturer in Physiology.


Area of Specialisation


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


Professional Membership


  • 2007: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member of Malaysian Medical Council), Member of Malaysian Medical Council
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member of National Diabetes Institute, Malaysia), National Diabetes Institute, Malaysia
  • 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Member of Scientific Malaysian), Others


Teaching Responsibilities


ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY I 2019/2020 2015/2016 2014/2015
ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY II 2019/2020
BASIC GENERAL SURGERY POSTING 2019/2020
BASIC MEDICAL SCIENCES AND BASIC PSYCHIATRY 2021/2022
BMS & GENERAL ORL-HNS ROTATION 2021/2022
BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY 2021/2022 2019/2020 2013/2014
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY AND HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEMS 2021/2022 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2013/2014
Endocrine Physiology 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2014/2015 2013/2014
Gastrointestinal Tract Physiology 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016
Introduction to Medical Physiology 2021/2022
LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN PHYSIOLOGY 2019/2020 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014
NORMAL RESPONSE & PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
NORMAL RESPONSE AND PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PHYSIOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
PHYSIOLOGY OF SPECIAL SENSES 2019/2020 2014/2015
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 2019/2020
Physiology of the Central Nervous System I 2021/2022 2020/2021
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM II 2021/2022
RENAL PHYSIOLOGY 2021/2022
RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY 2021/2022 2019/2020
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS 2021/2022 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE URINARY SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2015/2016 2014/2015


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Blood Pressure Lowering Mechanisms of Kadukmy? in Essential Hypertension
2015 - 2019 Modulatory mechanisms of maternal ET-1 during post partum normalisation of physiological BP, renal function, oxidative stress levels and fetal outcomes in pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH)
On-Going
2021 - Present The identification of long noncoding RNAs pathogenic pathway in the development of early onset cardiovascular disease in hypertensive disorder of pregnancy rats model.
2020 - Present Anti-diabetic mechanisms of Lepidium meyeni (Maca) and marine collagen in BlackbeltTM in rat model of diabetes mellitus
2020 - Present The elements of hospital layout affecting healthcare providers-patient communication: A case study of Sultan Ahmad Shah Medical Center and Kuantan Medical Center
2018 - Present Postpartum ultrastructural changes in peripheral arteries of rats with gestational hypertension


Award & Recognition


30 Nov, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; TIMING AND FORMAT OF NEW SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE ASSESSMENT: IIUM EXPERIENCE WITH PRECLINICAL MEDICAL STUDENTS; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Nov, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL;COMPARISON OF FAMILIARITY AND COMPETENCY IN USING ONLINE ASSESSMENT PLATFORMS AMONG LECTURERS BEFORE AND DURING MOVEMENT CONTROL ORDER PERIOD; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Oct, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; NEW ONLINE ASSESSMENT AMONG IIUM PRECLINICAL MEDICAL STUDENTS: A FIRSTHAND EXPERIENCE; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Oct, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; OUTCOME OF CONVENTIONAL AND ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT DURING ONLINE TEACHING AND LEARNING MODE BETWEEN OPEN BOOK AND RECALL TEST; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Oct, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; USING A MOODLE-BASED PLATFORM FOR ONLINE ASSESSMENT DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: EXPECTATION VS REALITY; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Oct, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; ASSOCIATION BETWEEN DURATION TO COMPLETE ONLINE ASSESSMENT AND STUDENT SCORE AMONG IIUM PRECLINICAL MEDICAL STUDENTS; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
30 Oct, 2020 BRONZE MEDAL; CONTEXTUAL FACTORS INFLUENCING PERFORMANCE IN THE NEW SYNCHRONOUS ONLINE ASSESSMENT AMONG IIUM PRECLINICAL MEDICAL STUDENTS; INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE POSTER COMPETITION. - INTERNATIONAL PUTRA INNOCREATIVE CARNIVAL IN TEACHING AND LEARNING 2020 - International level. International
22 Oct, 2018 Young Investigator Award - Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Society Congress International
22 Oct, 2018 Young Investigator Award - Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Society Congress International


Publications


Article

2021 A method review of surgically-induced hypertension in pregnant rats model: modified Reduced Uterine Perfusion Pressure (RUPP). International Journal of Allied Health Sciences (IJAHS), 5 (1) pp.
2021 Nω-nitro-L-arginine methyl ester hydrochloride (L-NAME) induced hypertension in pregnant rat model: an analysis on the effectiveness of administration methods to induce high blood pressure in pregnancy. International Journal of Cardiology, 345 (Supplement) pp. 21
2019 Factors regulating nitric oxide production in spontaneously hypertensive rats treated with piper sarmentosum aqueous extract. International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue No 1) pp. 19-19
2019 Periodic assessment of antenatal and post natal serum Endothelin-1 (ET-1) and Nitric Oxide (NO) levels in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). International Medical Journal Malaysia, 8 (2) pp. 101-106
2019 Piper sarmentosum leaves aqueous extract attenuates vascular endothelial dysfunction in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Volume 2019 () pp. 1-8
2018 Periodic assessment of antenatal and post natal serum endothelin-1 and nitric oxide levels in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. International Medical Journal Malaysia, 17 (Supplementary Issue No 1) pp. 21-21
2015 The use of piper sarmentosum leaves aqueous extract (kadukmy™) as antihypertensive agent in spontaneous hypertensive rats. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 15 (1) pp. 1-10
2013 Does oral ingestion of piper sarmentosum cause toxicity in experimental animals?. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2013 () pp. 1-9
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 A method review of pharmacologically induced hypertension in pregnant rats model: Nω-Nitro-L-Arginine Methyl Ester Hydrochloride (L-Name). In: Postgraduate Colloquium 2021,
2021 A method review of surgically induced hypertension in pregnant rats model: modified Reduced Uterine Perfusion Pressure (RUPP). In: 4th Kuantan Research Day 2020,
2021 Chronic post-partum changes of mesenteric arteries in Nω-Nitro-L-arginine methyl ester hydrochloride (L-NAME)- induced hypertension in pregnant rats model.. In: Virtual Medical Research Symposium 2021,
2021 Nω-Nitro-L-Arginine Methyl Ester Hydrochloride (L-NAME) induced hypertension in pregnant rat model: an analysis on the effectiveness of administration methods to Induce high blood pressure in pregnancy.. In: NHAM Virtual Congress 2021,
2020 Association between duration to complete online assessment and student score among IIUM preclinical medical students. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2020 Comparison of familiarity and competency in using online assessment platforms among lecturers before and during movement control order period. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2020 Contextual factors influencing performance in the new synchronous online assessment among IIUM preclinical medical students. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2020 New online assessment among IIUM preclinical medical students: a firsthand experience. In: International Putra Innocreative Poster Competition International Putra Innocreative Carnival in Teaching And Learning (PicTL 2020),
2020 Outcome of conventional and alternative assessment during online teaching and learning mode between open book and recall test. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2020 Timing and format of new synchronous online assessment : IIUM experience with preclinical medical students. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2020 Using a Moodle-based platform for online assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic: expectations vs reality. In: International Putra InnoCreative Carnival in Teaching and Learning 2020 (PicTL 2020),
2019 Periodic assessment of (ET-1) and Nitric Oxide (NO) in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). In: The 9th Federation of the Asian and Oceanian Physiological Societies Congress,
2019 Periodic assessment of (ET-1) and Nitric Oxide(NO) in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). In: 9th Federation of the Asian and Oceania Physiological Societies (FAOPS) Congress 2019,
2019 Post partum endothelin-1 and angiogenic factors causing persistent endothelial dysfunction in mothers with hypertensive disorders of pregnancy. In: The 4th International Conference on Advances in Medical Science (ICAMS 2019),
2019 The antihypertensive efficacy of Piper sarmentosum aqueous extract as compared to perindopril in spontaneously hypertensive rats. In: The 4th International Conference on Advances in Medical Science (ICAMS 2019),
2018 Periodic assessment of antenatal and postnatal serum Endothelin-1(ET-1) and Nitric Oxide (NO) levels in hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP). In: Medical Research Symposium 2018,
2010 Acute toxicity of Piper sarmentosum aqueous extract on haematology and liver profile in female Spragur Dawley rats. In: 3rd International Conference on Advancement in Science and Technology (iCAST) 2010,
Book Section

2021 Implementation of IIMP in basic medical sciences. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-045-7, pp. 76-82
Monograph

2019 Blood pressure lowering mechanisms of Kadukmy™ in essential hypertension. In: Hindawi,