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Yusoff Sharizal B. Yusoff Azmi Merican

Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leeds
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Doctor of Philosophy, University of Leeds
  • Master of Science (Clinical Anatomy) - Masters Degree, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)
  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Yusoff Sharizal B. Yusoff Azmi Merican (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF MEDICINE


ysharizal@iium.edu.my
2023


Expert Profile


Dr. Yusoff Sharizal is currently an Assistant Professor of Anatomy in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Dr. Yusoff received his MBBS from IIUM in 2006 and obtained the Masters of Science (Clinical Anatomy) from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) in 2011. He was awarded a doctoral degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom, in 2016. His doctoral thesis studied the effect of ageing on the spinal neurones controlling micturition. After joining IIUM as a lecturer, he is actively involved in teaching Clinical Anatomy, Functional Histology, Embryology, and Neuroanatomy to the undergraduate medical and postgraduate students. His research areas include localization of leptin and its receptors on various benign and cancer tissues, and on the effects of ageing on excitatory and inhibitory presynaptic axon terminals. Apart from that, his research interest also includes studying the effectiveness of anatomy teaching and learning in local universities. 


Teaching Responsibilities


BODY REACTION TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL & BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2015/2016 2017/2018 2018/2019
BODY REACTIONS TO PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND BIOLOGICAL AGENTS 2019/2020 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY AND HAEMOPOIETIC SYSTEMS 2020/2021
CARDIOVASCULAR, RESPIRATORY, BLOOD AND BLOOD FORMING ORGANS 2019/2020 2018/2019 2011/2012 2012/2013
GROSS ANATOMY 2017/2018 2016/2017
KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE IN ISLAM 2020/2021
MEDICAL LABORATORY INSTRUMENTATION 2017/2018 2019/2020
MICROSCOPIC ANATOMY 2018/2019
NORMAL RESPONSE & PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019
NORMAL RESPONSE AND PROCESS TO DISEASED STATE 2019/2020 2020/2021
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2016/2017
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEM 2012/2013 2018/2019 2011/2012 2017/2018
NORMAL STRUCTURE & FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN CELL, TISSUE & BODY SYSTEMS 2019/2020 2020/2021
STRUCTURE & FUNCTION IN NORMAL & DISEASED STATES & BEHAVIOURAL SCIENCE 2019/2020 2020/2021
THE ALIMENTARY AND HEPATOBILIARY SYSTEMS 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE AND URINARY SYSTEMS 2020/2021
THE ENDOCRINE, REPRODUCTIVE URINARY SYSTEMS 2017/2018 2016/2017 2018/2019 2019/2020
THE LOCOMOTOR AND NERVOUS SYSTEMS 2017/2018 2019/2020 2018/2019 2020/2021


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2021 Leptin Receptor Expression In The Brain Of Animal Model with Hypoperfusion-Induced Neurodegeneration
On-Going


Publications