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  1. Parsa A, Ibrahim N, Hassan B, van der Stelt P, Wismeijer D. Bone quality evaluation at dental implant site using multislice CT, micro-CT and come beam CT. Clinical Oral Implants Research, 2015; 26(1): E1-E7

  2. Turton BJ, Thomson WM, Page LAF, Saub R, Ishak AR. Responsiveness of the child perceptions questionnaire 11-14 for Cambodian children undergoing basic dental care. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 2015; 25(1):2-8

  3. Vaithilingam RD, Safii SH, Baharuddin NA, Karen-Ng LP, Saub R, Ariffin F, Ramli H, Shariffudin A, Hidayat MFH, Raman R, Chan YK, Rani NA, Rahim RA, Shahrudidin N, Cheong SC, Bartold PM, Zain RB. Establishing and managing a periodontal biobank for research: the sharing experience. Oral Diseases, 2015; 21(1): E62-E69

  4. Yap LF, Velapasamy S, Lee HM, Thavaraj S, Rajadurai P, Wei WB, Vrzalikova K, Ibrahim MH, Khoo ASB, Tsao SW, Paterson IC, Taylor GS, Dawson CW, Murrray PG. Down-regulation of LPA receptor 5 contributes to aberrant LPA signalling in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Journal of Pathology, 2015; 235(3): 456-465
  5. Bakri MM, Rich AM, Cannon RD, Holmes AR. In vitro expression of Candida albicans alcohol dehydrogenase genes involved in acetaldehyde metabolism. Molecular Oral Microbiology, 2015; 30(1): 27-38

  6. Siar CH, Ishak I, Ng KH. Podoplanin, E-cadherin, beta-catenin and CD44v6 in recurrent ameloblastoma: theri distribution patterns and relevance. Journal of Oral Patholody & Medicine, 2015; 44(1): 51-58

  7. Yap LF, Velapasamy S, Lee HM, Thavaraj S, Rajadurai P, Wei WB, Vrzalikova K, Ibrahim MH, Khoo ASB, Tsao SW, Paterson IC, Taylor GS, Dawson CW, Murrray PG. Down-regulation of LPA receptor 5 contributes to aberrant LPA signalling in EBV-associated nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Journal of Pathology, 2015; 235(3): 456-465

  8. Siar CH, Tsujigiwa H, Ishak I, Hussin NM, Nagatsuka H, Ng KH. RANK, RANKL, and OPG in recurrent solid/multicystic ameloblastoma: their distribution patterns and biologic significance RANK. ORAL SURGERY ORAL MEDICINE ORAL PATHOLOGY ORAL RADIOLOGY, 2015; 119(1): 83-91
  9. Saeed AA, Sims AH, Prime SS, Paterson I, Murray PG, Lopes VR. Gene expression profiling reveals biological pathways responsible for phenotypic heterogeneity between UK and Sri Lankan oral squamous cell carcinomas. Oral Oncology, 2015; 51(3):237-246

  10. Bilal S, Doss JG, Cella D, Rogers SN. Quality of life associated factors in head and neck cancer patients in a developing country using the FACT-H&N. Journalof Cranio-maxillofacial Surgery, 2015; 43(2):274-280

  11. Waran V, Narayanan V, Karuppiah R, Thambynayagam HC, Muthusamy KA, Rahman ZAA, Kirollos RW. Neurosurgical endoscopic training via a realistic 3- dimensional model with pathology. Simulation in Healthcare-Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare,2015; 10(1):43-48

  12. Chen Y, Chan CK, Kerishnan JP, Lau YL, Wong YL, Gopinath SCB. Identification of circulating biomarkers in sera of Plasmodium knowlesi-infected malaria patients- comparison against Plasmodium vivax infection. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2014; 15: Article No 49

  13. Vasanthan P, Govindasamy V, Gnanasegaran N, Kunasekaran W, Musa S, Abu Kasim NH. Differential expression of basal microRNAs’ pattern in human dental pulp stem cells. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2015; 19(3): 566-580

  14. Al Amery SM, Nambiar P, Jamaludin M, John J, Ngeow WC. Cone beam computed tomography assessment of the maxillary incisive canal and foramen: Considerations of anatomical variations when placing immediate implants. PLoS One, 2015; 10(2): e0117251

  15. Baharuddin NA, Coates DE, Cullinan M, Seymour G, Duncan W. Localization of RANK, RANKL and osteoprotegerin during healing of sugically created periodontal defects in sheep. Journal of Periodontal Research, 2015; 50(2): 211-219

  16. Wakily H, Dabbagh A, Abdullah H, Abdul Halim NF, Abu Kasim NH. Improved thermal and mechanical properties in hydroxyapatite-titanium composites by incorporating silica-coated titanium. Materials Letter, 2015; 143(1): 322-325

  17. Esa R, Hashim NA, Ayob Y, Yusof ZYM. Psychometric properties of the faces version of the Malay-modified child dental anxiety scale. BMC Oral Health, 2015; 15:28

  18. Ab-murat N, Sheiham A, Watt R, Tsakos G. Treatment needs and skill mix workforce requirements for prosthodontic care: a comparioson of estimates using normative and sociodental approaches. BMC Oral Health, 2015; doi: 10.1186/s12903-015-0015-9

  19. Ab-Murat N, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt R. Periodontal treatment needs and workforce requirements: comparisons between the normative and sociodental approaches using different skill mix models. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 2015; 43(2): 106-115

  20. Vockerodt M, Yap LF, Shannon-Lowe C, Curley H, Wei WB, Vrzalikova K, Murray PG. The epstein-Barr virus and pathogenesis of lymphoma. Journal of Pathology, 2015; 235(2): 312-322

  21. Barakat SMM, Siar CH. Differential expression of stem cell-line proteins in normal, hyperplastic and dysplastic oral epithelium. Journal of Applied Oral Science, 2015; 23(1):79-86

  22. Jothy SL, Chen Y, Vijayarathna S, Kanwar JR, Sasidharan S. MicroRNAs: Association with radioresistant and potential uses of natural remedies as green gene therapeutic approaches. Current Gene Therapy, 2015; 15(1): 15-20

  23. Siar CH, Ishak I, Ng KH. Intra-epithelially entrapped blood vessels in ameloblastoma. Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, 2015; 44(5): 378-385

  24. Teo WFA, Wee WY, Choo SW, Tan GYA. Draft genome sequence of a marine actinobacteria Scicionella strain SE31. Marine Genomics, 2015; 20: 11-12

  25. Sukumaran P, Foxton R, Wilson R, Mallet R, Fenlon M. The effect of disinfectant solutions on the durability of the bond between resin based cement and non-precious metal alloy. Sains Malaysiana, 2015; 44(3): 413-419

  26. Al-hebshi NN, Al-alimi A, Taiyeb Ali TB, Jaafar N. Quantitative analysis of classical and new putative periodontal pathogens in subgingival biofilm: a case-control study. Journal of Periodontal Research, 2015; 50(3):320-329

  27. John J, Mani SA, Palaniswamy K, Ramanathan A, Razak AAA. Flexural properties of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) resin reinforced with oil palm empty fruit bunch fibers: a preliminary finding. Journal of Prosthodontics-Implant Esthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry, 2015; 24(3):233-238

  28. Haddad A, Aziz ZACA, Kutty MG, Abu Kasim NH. Physicochemical properties of calcium phosphate based coating on Gutta percha root canal filling. International Journal of Polymer Science, 2015; doi: 10.1155/2015/414521

  29. Al- koshab M, Nambiar P, John J. Assessment of condyle and glenoid fossa morphology using CBCT in South-East Asians. PloS One, 2015; 10(3):e0121682

  30. Taha H, Looi CY, Arya A, Wong WF, Yap LF, Hasanpourghadi M, Mohd MA, Paterson IC, Ali HM. (6E, 10E) isopolycerasoidol and (6E,10E) Isopolycerasoidol Methyl Ester, Prenylated Benzopyran derivatives from Pseuduvaria montico induce mitochondrial-mediated apoptosis in human breast adenocarcinoma cells. PloS One,2015; 10(5): e0126126

  31. Rahim MAA, Rahim ZHA, Ahmad WAW, Hashim OH. Can saliva proteins be used to predict the onset of acute myocardial infarction among high-risk patients? International Journal of Medical Sciences, 2015; 12(4): 329-335

  32. Bindal P, Chai WL, Bindal U, Safi SZ, Zainuddin Z, Lionel A. Dental treatment and special need patients (SNPs): dentist’s point of view in selected cities of Malaysia. Biomedical Research- India, 2015; 26(1): 152-156

  33. Zakir HM, Kitagawa J, Fathilah AR, Bakri MM. Muscle spindles provide servo-assistance to jaw-closing muscles for chewing hard foods. Sains Malaysiana, 2015; 44(4): 593-597

  34. Gopinath SCB, Anbu P, Lakshmipriya T, Tang TH, Chen Y, Hashim I, Ruslinda AR, Arshad MKM. Biotechnological aspects and perspective of microbial keratinase production. Biomed Research International, 2015; Article no: 140726

  35. Dabbagh A, Abdullah BJJ, Abu Kasim NH, Abdullah H, Hamdi M. A new mechanism of thermal sensitivity for rapid drug release and low systemic toxicity in hyperthermia and thermal ablation temperature ranges. International Journal of Hyperthermia., 2015; 31(4): 375-385

  36. Tan AA, Phang WM, Gopinath SCB, Hashim OH, Kiew LV, Chen Y. Revealing glycoproteins in the secretome of MCF-7 human breast cancer cells. Biomed Research International, 2015; doi: 10.1155/2015/453289

  37. Siar CH, Toh CG, Romanos GE, Ng KH. Comparative assessment of the interfacial soft and hard tissues investing implants and natural teeth in the macaque mandible. Clinical Oral Invesigation, 2015; 19(6): 1353-1362

  38. Aziz J, Abu Kassim NL, Abu Kasim NH, Haque N, Rahman MR. Carica papaya induces in vitro thrombopoietic cytokine secretion by mesenchymal stem cells and hemapoietic cells. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2015; doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0749-6

  39. Hariri F, Cheung LK, Rahman ZAA, Ramasamy SN, Ganesan D, Surg M. A rare orbital complication of eye exodeviation with limited abduction during monobloc Le Fort III distraction osteogenesis. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 2015; 52(4):489-493

  40. Dionne KR, Warnakulasuriya S, Zain RB, Cheong SC. Potentially malignant disorders of the oral cavity: Current practice and future directions in the clinic and laboratory. International Journal of Cancer, 2015; 136(3):503-515

  41. Haque N, Abu Kasim NH, Rahman MT. Optimization of pre-transplantation conditions to enhance the efficacy of mesenchymal stem cells. International Journal of Biological Sciences, 2015; 11(3): 324-33

  42. Choo SW, Wee WY, Ngeow YF, Mitchell W, Tan JL, Wong GJ, Zhao YB, Xiao JF. Genomic reconnaissance of clinical isolates of emerging human pathogen Mycobacterium abscessus reveals high evolutionary potential. Scientific Reports, 2015; 4: 4061

  43. Soo WKM, Thong YL, Gutmann JL. A comparison of four gutta-percha filing techniques in simulated C-shaped canals. International Endodontic Journal, 2015; 48(9): 736-746

  44. Abu Bakar A, Nor NA, Ab-Murat N, Jaafar N. Job satisfaction and perceived future roles of Malaysian dental therapists: findings from a national survey. International Journal of Dental Hygiene, 2015; 13(3):199-205

  45. Dabbagh A, Abdullah BJJ, Abdullah H, Hamdi M, Abu Kasim NH. Triggering mechanisms of thermosensitve nanoparticles under hyperthermia condition. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015; 104(8):2414-2428

  46. Smith JR, Radzi Z, Czernuszka J. The effects of hot pressing on the swelling behavior of P(MMA-co-NVP) hydrogel discs. Polymer Engineering and Science, 2015; 55(6): 1290-1295

  47. Kong HY, Zanaruddin SNS, Lau SH, Ramanathan A, Kallarakkal TG, Vincent-Chong VK, Mustafa WMW, Abraham MT, Rahman ZAA, Zain RB, Cheong SC. Co-expression of TWIST1 and ZEB2 in oral squamous cell carcinoma is associated with poor survival. Plos One, 2015; 10(7):e0134045

  48. Buzayan MM, Arifin YT, Yunus N, Mahmood WAAB. Ocular defect rehabitilation using photography and digital imaging: A clinical report. Journal of Prosthodontics- Implant Esthetic and Reconstructive Dentistry, 2015; 24(6): 506-510

  49. Al-Alimi A, Taiyeb Ali TB, Jaafar N, Al-Hebshi NN. Qat chewing and periodontal pathogens in health and disease: further evidence for a prebiotic-like effect. Biomed Research International, 2015; doi: 10.1155/2015/291305

  50. Al-Haddad A, Abu Kasim NH, Che Ab Aziz ZA. Interfacial adaptation and thickness of bioceramic-based root canal sealers. Dental Materials Journal, 2015; 34(4):516-521

  51. Liew J, Amir A, Chen Y, Fong MY Razali R, Lau YL. Autoantibody profile of patients infected with knowlesi malaria. Clinica Chimica Acta, 2015; 448:33-38

  52. Hong W, Chang Z, Wang Y, Sun T, Pu J, Paterson IC, Wang H. The influence of glycerol on the binding of methotrexate to Mycobacterium tuberculosis dihydrofolate reductase: a molecular modelling study. Molecular Simulation, 2015; 41(18): 1540-1545

  53. Yunus SSM, Ngeow WC, Ramli R. Pediatric craniomaxillofacial injuries after road traffic crashes: characteristics of injuries and protective equipment use. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2015; 33(9): 1253-1257

  54. Tan MF, Siow CC, Dutta A, Mutha NVR, Wee WY, Heydari H, Tan SY, Ang MY, Wong GJ, Choo SW. Development of ListeriaBase and comparative analysis of Listeria monocytogenes. BMC Genomic, 2015; 16: 755

  55. Patmanathan SN, Yap LF, Murray PG, Paterson IC. The antineoplastic properties of FTY720: evidence for the repurposing of fingolimod. Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, 2015; 19(10): 2329-2340

  56. Khan S, Saub R, Vaithilingam RD, Safii SH, Vethakkan SR, Baharuddin NA. Prevalence of chronic periodontitis in an obese population: a preliminary study. BMC Oral Health, 2015; 15:114

  57. Ananda GK, Nambiar P, Mutalik S, Shanmuhasuntharam P. Anatomical consideration for implant placements in first maxillary molar extracted sites in East Asian patients. Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, 2015; 37(9): 1099-1108.

  58. Yap LF, Lee D, Khairuddin ANM, Pairan MF, Puspita B, Siar CH, Paterson IC. The opposing roles of NOTCH signalling in head and neck cancer: a mini review. Oral Diseases, 2015; 21(7): 850-857

  59. Nafiu AB, Rahman MT. Selenium added unripe carica papaya pulp extracts enhance wound repair through TGF-beta 1 and VEGF- a signalling pathway. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2015; doi: 10.1186/s12906-015-0900-4

  60. Asaduzzaman K, Mannan F, Khandaker MU, Farook MS, Elkezza A, Amin YB, Sharma S, Abu Kassim H. Assessment of natural radioactivity levels and potential radiological risks of common building materials used in Bangladeshi dwellings. PloS One, 2015; 10(10): e0140667

  61. Hong W, Wang Y, Chang Z, Yang YH, Pu J, Sun T, Kaur S, Sacchettini JC, Jung HM, Wong WL, Yap LF, Ngeow YF, Paterson IC, Wang H. The identification of novel Mycobacterium tuberculosis DHFR inhibitors and the investigation of their binding preferences by using molecular modelling. Scientific Reports, 2015; 5: 15328

  62. Puvaneswary S, Talebian S, Raghavendran HB, Mural MR, Mehrali M, Afifi AM, Abu Kasim NH, Kamarul T. Fabrication and in vitro biological activity of beta TCP-Chitosan-Fucoidan composite for bone tissue engineering. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015; 134: 799-807

  63. Sangkert S, Meesane J, Kamonmattayakul S, Chai WL. Modified silk fibroin scaffolds with the collagen/decellularized pulp for bone tissue engineering in cleft palate: Morphological structures and biofunctionalities. Materials Scienc & Engineering C- Materials For Biological Applications, 2015; 58: 1138-1149

  64. Kutty MG, Bhaduri SB, Zhou H, Yaghoubi A. In situ measurement of shrinkage and temperature profile in microwave and conventionally-sintered hydroxyapatite bioceramic. Materials Letter, 2015; 161:375-378

  65. Abdulmunem M, Dabbagh A, Abdullah HB, Abu Kasim NH. The combined effect of dental post and cement materials on fracture resistance and fracture mode of endodontically-treated teeth. Sains Malaysiana, 2015; 44(8): 1189-1194
  66. Salahshourifar I, Vincent CVK, Chang HY, Ramanathan A, Kallarakkal TG,  , Prepageran N, Mustafa WMW. Downregulation of CRNN gene and genomic instability at 1q21.3 in oral squamous cell carcinoma. Clinical Oral Investigation, 2015; 19(9): 2273-2283

  67. Tan JL, Ngeow YF, Choo SW. Support from phylogenomic networks and subspecies signatures for separation of Mycobacterium massiliense from Mycobacterium bolletii. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2015; 53(9): 3042-3046

  68. Hashim AN, Yusof ZYM, Esa R. The Malay of The Early Childhood Oral Health Im[Act Scale (Malay-ECOHIS)- assessing validity and reliability. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2015; 13: 190

  69. Puvaneswary S, Talebian S, Raghavendran HB, Murali MR, Mehrali M, Afifi AM, Abu Kasim NH, Kamarul T. Fabrication and in vitro biological activity of beta TCP- Chitosan –Fucoidan composite for bone tissue engineering. Carbohydrate Polymers, 2015; 134:799-807

  70. Choo SW, Ang MY, Dutta A, Tan SY, Siow CC, Heydari H, Mutha NVR, Wee WY, Wong GJ. MycoCAP-Mycobacterium comparative analysis platform. Scientific Reports, 2015; 5: 18227