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Muhamad Ashraf Bin Rostam

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Biomedical Science - Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melbourne Institut of Technology University (RMIT)
  • Master of Health Sciences (Research) - Masters Degree, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)

Muhamad Ashraf Bin Rostam (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Kuantan Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES


ashrafrostam@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


  • Cellular Signalling
  • Molecular Biology


Area of Specialisation


  • Medical And Health ~ Medical And Health Sciences ~ Biomedical Sciences ~ Other Biomedical Sciences n.e.c.


Professional Membership


  • 2015 - 2020: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Active Member), IKRAM Pahang
  • 2017 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Ordinary Member), Malaysian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


Teaching Responsibilities


BASIC CHEMISTRY 2016/2017
CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2017/2018
FINAL YEAR RESEARCH PROJECT 1 2016/2017
Food and Nutritional Microbiology 2021/2022
FUNCTIONAL BIOCHEMISTRY 2017/2018 2016/2017
GENES AND NUTRITION 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
HUMAN BIOCHEMISTRY 2016/2017
ISLAMIC PRACTICES IN FOOD & NUTRITION 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
NUTRITION EDUCATION & HEALTH PROMOTION 2021/2022
Nutritional Biochemistry 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
NUTRITIONAL IMMUNOLOGY 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
NUTRITIONAL MICROBIOLOGY 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019
NUTRITIONAL STATUS ASSESSMENT 2019/2020
NUTRTIONAL IMMUNOLOGY 2017/2018 2016/2017
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 1 2022/2023 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH PROJECT IN DIETETICS 2 2021/2022 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017
SEMINARS IN NUTRITION & DIETETICS 2021/2022


Research Projects


Completed
2017 - 2021 Therapeutic properties, remineralisation and mechanistic study of novel, nano-fusion antibiotic paste
On-Going
2021 - Present Development & Validation of a Mobile Digital Epidemiological Detection System (DETect) for Educational Institution
2020 - Present Elucidation on the antimicrobial and antibiofilm activities of Theobroma cacao (cocoa) towards Streptococcus mutans on orthodontics archwires
2020 - Present Development and validation of educational animated video series promoting healthy nutritional management during pregnancy towards prevention of child stunting
2019 - Present Intervention Program for Stunting Problem among Children in Pahang #anakmalaysiatinggi
2018 - Present Mechanisms of action of phenolic compounds from Anacardium occidentale in stimulating glucose uptake via regulation of GLUT 4 and its related microRNAs in 3T3-L1 Adipocyte Cells


Publications


Article

2022 Review: exploring the potential of Nigella sativa for tooth mineralization and periodontitis treatment and its additive effect with doxycycline. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 136-146
2022 Review: exploring the potential of Nigella sativa for tooth mineralization and periodontitis treatment and its additive effect with doxycycline. IIUM Journal of Orofacial and Health Sciences, 3 (1) pp. 136-146
2022 The effect of educational video intervention on the knowledge of folic acid supplementation among International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) female undergraduates. Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 22 (Suppi. 1) pp. 4-4
2021 Integriti, ketelusan penting dalam pelaksanaan TRIIS. Berita Harian, 28 October 2021 () pp. 11-11
2020 Advanced glycation end products: the knowledge, attitude and practice among IIUM Kuantan undergraduate students. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3 https://journals.iium.edu.my/ijahs/index.php/IJAHS/issue/view/15) pp. 1387-1396
2020 Knowledge, attitude, practice of night market food handlers regarding the use of repeatedly heated cooking oil in Kuantan, Pahang. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3 Special Issue: Current Research in Nutrition and Dietetics) pp. 1376-1386
2020 Moisture, ash and fat composition of Pangasianodon Hypophthalmus (Sauvage, 1878) and Pangasius Nasutus (Bleeker, 1863). International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3 Special Issue: Current Research in Nutrition and Dietetics) pp. 1486-1495
2020 The awareness of cancer and its association with consumption of food high in nitrosamine: knowledge, attitude, practice (KAP) among IIUM Kuantan undergraduate students. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1240-1251
2020 The effect of high advanced glycation end products (age) in food on back pain: a systematic review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (3) pp. 1321-1334
2020 The therapeutic potential of nigella sativa in the inhibition of advanced glycation end product (age) formation: a systematic review. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 4 (2) pp. 1158-1173
2019 The effect of oral probiotic Streptococcus salivarius K12 on Candida albicans biofilm formation. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia (IMJM), 18 (Supplementary Issue 2) pp.
2018 Flavopiridol inhibits TGF-β-stimulated biglycan synthesis by blocking linker region phosphorylation and nuclear translocation of Smad2. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 365 (1) pp. 156-164
2018 Signalling pathways regulating galactosaminoglycan synthesis and structure in vascular smooth muscle: implications for lipoprotein binding and atherosclerosis. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 187 () pp. 88-97
2018 The antimicrobial activities of fig (Ficus carica L.) leaves extract against Staphylococcus aureus and Escherechia coli. International Journal of Allied Health Sciences, 2 (1) pp. 272-284
2016 The role of specific Smad linker region phosphorylation in TGF-β mediated expression of glycosaminoglycan synthesizing enzymes in vascular smooth muscle. Cellular Signalling, 28 (8) pp. 956-966
2015 Methotrexate inhibits proliferation but not proteoglycan synthesis or glycosaminoglycan hyperelongation in human vascular smooth muscle cells. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Pharmacology, 5 (4) pp. 1-6
2015 Peptidyl-prolyl isomerases: Functionality and potential therapeutic targets in cardiovascular disease. Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology, 42 (2) pp. 117-124
2015 The expansion of GPCR transactivation-dependent signalling to include serine/threonine kinase receptors represents a new cell signalling frontier. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 72 (4) pp. 799-808
2014 Transforming growth factor β-mediated site-specific Smad linker region phosphorylation in vascular endothelial cells. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 66 (12) pp. 1722-1733
2013 Suramin inhibits PDGF-stimulated receptor phosphorylation, proteoglycan synthesis and glycosaminoglycan hyperelongation in human vascular smooth muscle cells. Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 65 (7) pp. 1055-1063
2013 Transforming growth factor-β signalling: role and consequences of Smad linker region phosphorylation. Cellular Signalling, 25 (10) pp. 2017-2024
2011 Plasma cholinesterase assay among Malaysian vector control operators occupationally exposed to insecticides. Saudi German Hospital Medical Journal, 5 (2) pp. 115-127
2011 Plasma cholinesterase assay among Malaysian vector control operators occupationally exposed to insecticides. Saudi German Hospital Medical Journal, 5 (2) pp. 115-127
Conference or Workshop Item

2022 Covid-19 cluster management in educational institution : challenges in field & digital epidemiology. In: The 8th Unimas Public Health Seminar 2022,
2015 Cyclin dependent Kinases as potential therapeutic targets for atherosclerosis. In: 78th Harden Conference: Protein Kinases in Health and Disease,
2014 Signalling pathways controlling glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chain synthesizing enzyme gene expression as potential therapeutic target for atherosclerosis. In: The Higher Degree by Research Student Conference 2014,
2013 Tgf-β stimulated glycosaminoglycan (GAG) biosynthetic gene expression in vascular smooth muscle cells. In: The 2013 Joint Meeting of AVBS & ANZMS,
2011 Assessment of insecticide poisoning among vector control operators using a new biomarker, the enyzme β-glucuronidase. In: UiTM Sarawak Conference 2011,
Book

2022 IIUM Kuantan Campus COVID-19 Guidelines. IIUM Kuantan COVID-19 Operation Room, ISBN:
2017 Bio-monitoring of human insecticide poisoning using a new biomarker, the beta-glucuronidase. IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-418-670-8