prof. dr. ima nirwana soelaiman

profesor

jabatan farmakologi

No. sambungan :  60193107900

No. rasmi:
UKM : 03 8921 5555



   Biografi/ Biography :
  • Prof. Ima`s work has been published in high-impact journals and books, and patented for commercial use. She has published 187 articles in high-indexed journals; has a H-index of 29 and cited 2902 times (Scopus). She has been invited to speak in international and local conferences. Currently she holds the record of being the academician with the highest H-index in the faculty. A highlight of her research career was when she was Spotlighted in the Elsevier Journal Life Sciences as the Top 10 Women Researchers for 2015. Her life’s work has gained international recognition by winning medals in Innovation Expos, including 3 Gold Medals in Geneva, Pittsburgh and Brussels. Prof Ima’s expertise has attracted industry and academic partners in the United States. She has worked with American-River Nutrition, Inc, and American researchers on a clinical trial to test the efficacy of tocotrienol in postmenopausal women. Prof Ima has served Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and Malaysia excellently, providing leadership in research. She founded the first osteoporosis research group in Malaysia, focused on identifying compounds with anti-osteoporotic properties from local plant sources. The group also studies the epidemiology of osteoporosis and fracture healing. Currently Prof. Ima is the Deputy Dean (Research and Innovation) and Chair, Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine UKM. She was the Head, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Head, Bone Metabolism Research Group UKM. She has also served in many Research Evaluation Panels for UKM and the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • elvy suhana mohd ramli, kumeshini sukalingam, mohd amir kamaruzzaman, ima nirwana soelaiman,kok-lun pang, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  direct and indirect effect of honey as a functional food against metabolic syndrome and its skeletal complications.  - diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy.  241-256. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman;chin kok yong.  (2020).  elucidation of the involvement of myd88-dependent signalling in osteoporosis induced by metabolic syndrome..  -

     

    chin kok yong;ima nirwana soelaiman;fairus bin ahmad;nor aini binti jamil @ a. wahab.  (2020).  developing a novel algorithm for osteoporosis screening in malaysian population.  -

     

    kok-yong chin, chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, norliza muhammad, ahmad fairus, pei yuen ng, nor aini jamil, noorazah abd aziz, soelaiman ima-nirwana, norazlina mohamed.  (2020).  positive association between metabolic syndrome and bone mineral density among malaysians.  - international journal of medical sciences.  2585-2593. 

     

    sk wong, y kamisah, n mohamed, n muhammad, n masbah,na mohd fahami, in mohamed, an shuid, q mohd saad, a abdullah, nv mohamad, ni ibrahim, kl pang, yy chow, btk seng, s subramaniam, cy chan, soelaiman in, ky chin.  (2020).  potential role of tocotrienols on non-communicable diseases: a review of current evidence.  - nutrients.  1-81. 

     

    shaanthana subramaniam, chin yi chan, soelaiman ima nirwana, norazlina mohamed, norliza muhammad, fairus ahmad, pei yuen ng, nor aini jamil, noorazah abd aziz, kok-yong chin.  (2020).  the performance of a calcaneal quantitative ultrasound device, cm-200, in stratifying osteoporosis risk among malaysian population aged 40 years and above.  - diagnostics.  1-13. 

     

    wan nuraini wan hasan , chin kok yong, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2020).  annatto-derived tocotrienol promotes mineralization of mc3t3-e1 cells by enhancing bmp-2 protein expression via inhibiting rhoa activation and hmg-coa reductase gene expression.  - drug design, development and therapy.  969-976. 

     

    shaanthana subramaniam, chin yi chan, soelaiman ima nirwana, norazlina mohamed, norliza muhammad, fairus ahmad, pei yuen ng, nor aini jamil, noorazah abd aziz, kok-yong chin.  (2020).  development of osteoporosis screening algorithm for population aged 50 years and above in klang valley, malaysia.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-12. 

     

    siti fadziyah mohamad asri, ima nirwana soelaiman, mohamad aris mohd moklas, nurul huda mohd nor, nurul hayati mohamad zainal, elvy suhana mohd ramli.  (2020).  the role of piper sarmentosum aqueous extract as a bone protective agent, a histomorphometric study.  - international journal of molecular sciences.  1-16. 

     

    sok kuan wong, kok-yong chin, fairus ahmad, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2020).  regulation of inflammatory response and oxidative stress by tocotrienol in a rat model of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.  - journal of functional foods.  1-10. 

     

    elvy suhana mohd ramli, kumeshini sukalingam, mohd amir kamaruzzaman, ima nirwana soelaiman,kok-lun pang, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  direct and indirect effect of honey as a functional food against metabolic syndrome and its skeletal complications.  - diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity: targets and therapy.  241-256. 

     

    s.o. ekeuku, s. ima-nirwana and k.y. chin.  (2020).  skeletal protective effect of coenzyme q10: a review.  - international journal of pharmacology.  181-190. 

     

    sok kuan wong, kok-yong chin, fairus ahmad, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2020).  biochemical and histopathological assessment of liver in a rat model of metabolic syndrome induced by high-carbohydrate high-fat diet.  - journal of food biochemistry.  1-9. 

     

    sok kuan wong, soelaiman ima-nirwana, kok-yong chin.  (2020).  effects of astaxanthin on the protection of muscle health (review).  - experimental and therapeutic medicine.  2941-2952. 

     

    nur-vaizura mohamad, soelaiman ima-nirwana and kok-yong chin.  (2020).  are oxidative stress and inflammation mediators of bone loss due to estrogen deficiency? a review of current evidence.  - endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders - drug targets.  1478-1487. 

     

    nabishah m, nasri ab, salam a, ima nirwana s.  (2011).  standard setting for assessment of basic medical science modules.  - procedia - social and behavioral sciences. 

     

    nabishah m, nasri ab, salam a, ima nirwana s.  (2011).  standard setting for assessment of basic medical science modules.  - procedia - social and behavioral sciences. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, chin kok yong, wong sok kuan.  (2019).  serba-serbi mengenai kesihatan tulang dan penyakit osteoporosis.  - 140. 

     

    srijit das, ima nirwana soelaiman, hatta sidi.  (2019).  mastering the skills of writing a research manuscript.  - 86. 

     

    kok-yong chin, kok-lun pang, ima-nirwana soelaiman.  (2016).  anti-inflammatory nutraceuticals and chronic diseases.  - 34. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2015).  tokotrienol: vitamin e sawit untuk merawat osteoporosis.  - 66. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, norazlina mohamed, ahmad nazrun shuid, norliza muhammad.  (2013).  tocotrienols: vitamin e beyond tocopherols.  - 305-322(23). 

     

    kok-yong chin, kok-lun pang, ima-nirwana soelaiman.  (2016).  anti-inflammatory nutraceuticals and chronic diseases.  - 34. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, norazlina mohamed, ahmad nazrun shuid, norliza muhammad.  (2013).  tocotrienols: vitamin e beyond tocopherols.  - 305-322(23). 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2009).  panduan amalan pengajaran dan pembelajaran berkesan.  - 201-214. 

     

    m.norazlina, a.s. nazrun and s ima-nirwana.  (2008).  phytopharmacology and therapeutic values iii.  - 16. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2000).  ensiklopedia sains dan teknologi : perubatan dan kesihatan.  - 60-63. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, norliza muhammad.  (2020).  fakulti perubatan universiti kebangsaan malaysia: kenangan sepanjang zaman.  - 162. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, chin kok yong, wong sok kuan.  (2019).  serba-serbi mengenai kesihatan tulang dan penyakit osteoporosis.  - 140. 

     

    srijit das, ima nirwana soelaiman, hatta sidi.  (2019).  mastering the skills of writing a research manuscript.  - 86. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2015).  tokotrienol: vitamin e sawit untuk merawat osteoporosis.  - 66. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2002).  osteoporosis: adakah anda dalam bahaya?.  - 65. 

     

    chin kok yong;ima nirwana soelaiman;fairus bin ahmad;nor aini binti jamil @ a. wahab.  (2020).  developing a novel algorithm for osteoporosis screening in malaysian population.  -

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman;chin kok yong.  (2020).  exploitation of self-emulsifying drug delivery system to enhance bone protective effects of annatto tocotrienol in an animal model of post-menopausal osteoporosis.  -

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2020).  listen: 'counter with science prof ima nirwana soelaiman on anti-palm oil campaigns and tocotrienols' health benefits.  - nutraingredients-asia.com nutrachampion podcast episode 8. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman;chin kok yong.  (2020).  elucidation of the involvement of myd88-dependent signalling in osteoporosis induced by metabolic syndrome..  -

     

    sok kuan wong, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2019).  the role of annatto tocotrienol on toll-like receptor signalling in a rat model of metabolic syndrome induced by high-carbohydrate high-fat diet.  - maso 2019: scientific conference on obesity.  65.