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.

  • kok-yong chin, hiba murtadha al-saadi and ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2022).  effects of palm tocotrienol on joint health in a rat model of osteoarthritis.  - biome journals.  47. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana, norliza muhammad, ahmad fairus, pei yuen ng, jamil nor aini, noorazah abd aziz, norazlina mohamed.  (2022).  effect of a screening and education programme on knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding osteoporosis among malaysians.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-16. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, keesha ravintharan, soelaiman ima-nirwana, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  osteoporosis knowledge and practice among malaysian university students.  - journal of the pakistan medical association.  S30-S36. 

     

    hermizi hapidin, fairuza munirah mazlan, hasmah abdullah & ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2021).  aqueous polyphenol semi-purified fractions from galls of quercus infectoria increase alp activity and mineralisation of hfob 1.19 cells.  - sains malaysiana.  461-473. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, ima-nirwana soelaiman, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  health beneficial properties of spirulina in preventing non-communicable diseases - the green metabolic regulator from the sea.  - sains malaysiana.  803-819. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana, norliza muhammad, ahmad fairus, pei yuen ng, jamil nor aini, noorazah abd aziz, norazlina mohamed.  (2022).  effect of a screening and education programme on knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding osteoporosis among malaysians.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-16. 

     

    sok kuan wong, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2021).  a review on the molecular basis underlying the protective effects of andrographis paniculata and andrographolide against myocardial injury.  - drug design, development and therapy.  4615-4632. 

     

    kok-lun pang, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  protective effects of annatto tocotrienol and palm tocotrienol-rich fraction on chondrocytes exposed to monosodium iodoacetate.  - applied sciences.  1-16. 

     

    hiba murtadha al-saadi, kok-yong chin, fairus ahmad, elvy suhana mohd ramli, azlan mohd arlamsyah, fadhlullah zuhair japar sidik, juliana abdul hamid, ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2021).  effects of palm tocotrienol-rich fraction alone or in combination with glucosamine sulphate on grip strength, cartilage structure and joint remodelling markers in a rat model of osteoarthritis.  - applied sciences.  1-12. 

     

    nur-vaizura mohamad, soelaiman ima-nirwana, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  therapeutic potential of annatto tocotrienol with self-emulsifying drug delivery system in a rat model of postmenopausal bone loss.  - biomedicine & pharmacotherapy.  1-11. 

     

    nur-vaizura mohamad, soelaiman ima-nirwana and kok-yong chin.  (2021).  the skeletal effects of gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists: a concise review.  - endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders - drug targets.  1713-1720. 

     

    nur farhana mohd fozi, james jam jolly, chua kien hui, ekram alias, chin kok yong & ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2021).  comparing the effects of alpha-tocopherol and tocotrienol isomers on osteoblasts hfob 1.19 cultured on bovine bone scaffold.  - sains malaysiana.  2319-2328. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, norazlina mohamed, norliza muhammad, fitri fareez ramli, soelaiman ima-nirwana and kok-yong chin.  (2021).  circulating biomarkers related to osteocyte and calcium homeostasis between postmenopausal women with and without osteoporosis.  - endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders - drug targets.  2273-2280. 

     

    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. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, keesha ravintharan, soelaiman ima-nirwana, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  osteoporosis knowledge and practice among malaysian university students.  - journal of the pakistan medical association.  S30-S36. 

     

    chin yi chan, shaanthana subramaniam, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana, norliza muhammad, ahmad fairus, pei yuen ng, jamil nor aini, noorazah abd aziz, norazlina mohamed.  (2022).  effect of a screening and education programme on knowledge, beliefs, and practices regarding osteoporosis among malaysians.  - international journal of environmental research and public health.  1-16. 

     

    nur-vaizura mohamad, soelaiman ima-nirwana, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  therapeutic potential of annatto tocotrienol with self-emulsifying drug delivery system in a rat model of postmenopausal bone loss.  - biomedicine & pharmacotherapy.  1-11. 

     

    nur-vaizura mohamad, soelaiman ima-nirwana and kok-yong chin.  (2021).  the skeletal effects of gonadotropin-releasing hormone antagonists: a concise review.  - endocrine, metabolic & immune disorders - drug targets.  1713-1720. 

     

    sok kuan wong, kok-yong chin, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2021).  a review on the molecular basis underlying the protective effects of andrographis paniculata and andrographolide against myocardial injury.  - drug design, development and therapy.  4615-4632. 

     

    kok-lun pang, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  protective effects of annatto tocotrienol and palm tocotrienol-rich fraction on chondrocytes exposed to monosodium iodoacetate.  - applied sciences.  1-16. 

     

    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, amir abbas.  (2021).  faculty of medicine, universiti kebangsaan malaysia.  - dato' dr. amir abbas: biography of the founding dean.  155. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, srijit das, hatta sidi.  (2021).  the dos and don'ts of writing a research manuscript.  - 112. 

     

    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. 

     

    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, amir abbas.  (2021).  faculty of medicine, universiti kebangsaan malaysia.  - dato' dr. amir abbas: biography of the founding dean.  155. 

     

    ima nirwana soelaiman, srijit das, hatta sidi.  (2021).  the dos and don'ts of writing a research manuscript.  - 112. 

     

    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. 

     

    chin kok yong;ima nirwana soelaiman;norzana binti abd. ghafar.  (2021).  the role of annatto tocotrienol in preventing chondrolysis in an in vitro model of osteoarthritis.  -

     

    kok-yong chin, nur vaizura mohamed, ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2021).  emulsified annatto tocotrienol reversed ovariectomised-induced osteoporosis in rats by downregulating sclerostin level.  - mspp 34th scientific meeting 2021.  195. 

     

    kok-yong chin, kok lun pang, norzana abd gafar, ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2021).  comparison of chondroprotective potential between annatto and palm tocotrienol using sw1353 chondrocytes.  - 23rd medical and health research week.  87. 

     

    hiba murtadha al-saadi, kok-yong chin, ima nirwana soelaiman, fairus ahmad, norliza muhammad.  (2021).  preclinical evaluation of the effects of moringa oleifera on rheumatoid arthritis: a systematic review.  - 23rd medical and health research week.  74-72. 

     

    kok-lun pang, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman, jia xian law, lek mun leong, kok-yong chin.  (2021).  anticancer effects of annatto tocotrienol, gamma-tocotrienol and delta-tocotrienol on human chondrosarcoma cells.  - 23rd medical and health research week.  91.