prof. dr. ima nirwana soelaiman

profesor

jabatan farmakologi

No. Telefon Rasmi :  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.

  • mohd amir bin kamaruzzaman;ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2022).  phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of lepisanthes alata (malay cherry) leave on analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperglycaemic and anti-diarrheal activity in rats.  -

     

    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. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, kok-yong chin, jing qian, yan zhang, haibin qu, elvy suhana mohd ramli, sok kuan wong, mohd mustazil mohd noor, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  suppression of high bone remodelling by e'jiao in ovariectomised rats.  - biomedicine & pharmacotherapy.  1-11. 

     

    sok kuan wong, nur irdina adlin fikri, karthikgeyan munesveran, nur syaqeerah nor hisham, shirley hui jin lau, kok-yong chin, nur azlina mohd fahami, qodriyah hj mohd saad, yusof kamisah, azman abdullah, norliana masbah, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  effects of tocotrienol on osteocyte-mediated phosphate metabolism in high-carbohydrate high-fat diet-induced osteoporotic rats.  - journal of functional foods.  1-8. 

     

    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. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, elvy suhana mohd ramli, norfarahin abdullah sani, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman and kok-yong chin.  (2022).  tocotrienol as a protecting agent against glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: a mini review of potential mechanisms.  - molecules.  1-12. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, kok-yong chin, jing qian, haibin qu, yi wang, elvy suhana mohd ramli, sok kuan wong, mohd mustazil mohd noor, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  normalisation of high bone remodelling due to oestrogen deficiency by traditional chinese formulation kang shuai lao pian in ovariectomised rats.  - international journal of medical sciences.  1648-1659. 

     

    sok kuan wong, nur irdina adlin fikri, karthikgeyan munesveran, nur syaqeerah nor hisham, shirley hui jin lau, kok-yong chin, nur azlina mohd fahami, qodriyah hj mohd saad, yusof kamisah, azman abdullah, norliana masbah, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  effects of tocotrienol on osteocyte-mediated phosphate metabolism in high-carbohydrate high-fat diet-induced osteoporotic rats.  - journal of functional foods.  1-8. 

     

    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. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, kok-yong chin, jing qian, yan zhang, haibin qu, elvy suhana mohd ramli, sok kuan wong, mohd mustazil mohd noor, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  suppression of high bone remodelling by e'jiao in ovariectomised rats.  - biomedicine & pharmacotherapy.  1-11. 

     

    fairus ahmad, ima nirwana soelaiman, khairana husain, farihah hj suhaimi, chua kien hui & norzana abd ghafar.  (2022).  the effects of the fractions of piper sarmentosum leaves on inhibition of adipogenesis of 3t3 l1 preadipocytes.  - sains malaysiana.  1833-1845. 

     

    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. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, kok-yong chin, jing qian, haibin qu, yi wang, elvy suhana mohd ramli, sok kuan wong, mohd mustazil mohd noor, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  normalisation of high bone remodelling due to oestrogen deficiency by traditional chinese formulation kang shuai lao pian in ovariectomised rats.  - international journal of medical sciences.  1648-1659. 

     

    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. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, elvy suhana mohd ramli, norfarahin abdullah sani, norzana abd ghafar, ima nirwana soelaiman and kok-yong chin.  (2022).  tocotrienol as a protecting agent against glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis: a mini review of potential mechanisms.  - molecules.  1-12. 

     

    sophia ogechi ekeuku, kok-yong chin, jing qian, yan zhang, haibin qu, elvy suhana mohd ramli, sok kuan wong, mohd mustazil mohd noor, soelaiman ima-nirwana.  (2022).  suppression of high bone remodelling by e'jiao in ovariectomised rats.  - biomedicine & pharmacotherapy.  1-11. 

     

    fairus ahmad, ima nirwana soelaiman, khairana husain, farihah hj suhaimi, chua kien hui & norzana abd ghafar.  (2022).  the effects of the fractions of piper sarmentosum leaves on inhibition of adipogenesis of 3t3 l1 preadipocytes.  - sains malaysiana.  1833-1845. 

     

    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. 

     

    mohd amir bin kamaruzzaman;ima nirwana soelaiman.  (2022).  phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation of lepisanthes alata (malay cherry) leave on analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperglycaemic and anti-diarrheal activity in rats.  -

     

    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.