Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Stream Coordinator (Pharmacology and Life Sciences), School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, 01/04/2018 to present
  • Lecturer I, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 29/08/2016 to present
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Pharmacology), UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Pharmacy, UNIVERSITI KEBANGSAAN MALAYSIA, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY SDN BHD, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Malaysian Academy of Pharmacy, Annual Member, 2019 to 2019 (National)
  • UKM Faculty of Pharmacy Alumni Association, Committee member, 2016 to 2018 (National)
  • Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, Life member, Since 2012 (National)
  • Board of Pharmacy Malaysia, Registered Pharmacist, 2009 to 2018 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Behavioural monitoring in rodents' anxiety and recognition function, Epilepsy research
  • Pharmacy Practices
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Pharmaco-Genomic
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Basic and Peripheral Nervous System Pharmacology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Central Nervous System Pharmacotherapeutics, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Scientific Basis of Therapeutics II , Bachelor Degree, Mahsa University (03/2016)
  • Pharmacology I, Diploma, Mahsa University (09/2015)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2018
  • Hui-Yin, Y., Ahmad, N., Azmi, N., Makmor-Bakry, M.. 2018. Curcumin: The Molecular Mechanisms of Action in Inflammation and Cell Death during Kainate-Induced Epileptogenesis. Indian J. of Pharmaceutical Education and Research. 52(1): 32-41. (ISI-Indexed)
2017
  • Yow, H.Y., Ahmad, N., Azmi, N., Makmor-Bakry, M.(2017). The effect of curcumin on anxiety and recognition memory in kainate model of epileptic rats, Indian J. Pharm. Sci. 79(2), 267 – 276. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ling Zhi-Han; Yow Hui-Yin; Makmor-Bakry, Mohd(2017). Medication-handling challenges among visually impaired population. ARCHIVES OF PHARMACY PRACTICE, 8(1), pp.8-14 (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Hui-Yin, Y., Ahmad, N., Azmi, N., Makmor-Bakry, M.(2014). Insignificant influence of test order on cognitive behavior in Wistar rats, J. Pharm. Negative Result 5(1), 29 – 33. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2013
  • Yow, H.Y., Ahmad, N., Makmor-Bakry, M. (2013). Pathogenesis of epilepsy: Challenges in animal models, Iran. J. Basic Med. Sci. 16(11), 1119 – 1132. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ahmad, N, Yow, H.Y., Makmor-Bakry, M. (2013). Seizure attainment and mortality of mice in kainate-induced status epilepticus, Int. J. Pharm. Sci. 5(3), 145 – 147. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
2019
  • Yow, H.Y., Loke, R.Z., Lau, C.L. (2019). The awareness on antimicrobial stewardship and its importance among healthcare professionals in a tertiary hospital Malaysia. Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (Special Issue): 7. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Nordin, N.N., Lau, C.L., Wan Mat, W.R., Yow, H.Y. (2019). Usage and completeness of antimicrobial prescribing form within general intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital (Abstract only). Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences 15(Supp 2): 3. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2017
  • Yow, H.Y., Ahmad, N., Azmi, N., Makmor-Bakry, M. (2017). The effects of curcumin in neurotransmitter signaling in kainate model of epileptic rats, Malaysian Journal of Pharmacy: Proceedings of the 13th MPS Pharmacy Scientific Conference 3(1), 45.
2015
  • Makmor-Bakry, M., Yow, H.Y. (2015). Assessment of anxiety and cognitive performance in post-status epilepticus rats treated with curcumin and levetiracetam (Abstract only), Epilepsia 56, 122. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yow, H.Y., Makmor-Bakry, M. (2015). The effect of levetiracetam and curcumin on gene expression of inflammation and immune response in hippocampal brain tissues of kainate-induced post-status epilepticus Wistar rats (Abstract only), Epilepsia 56, 216. (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Yow, H.Y., Ahmad, N., Azmi, N., Makmor-Bakry, M. (2013). Effect of open field arena size in behavioural performance of Wistar rats in object recognition task, Proceeding of the Eighth Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, 698 – 700.
Mass Media(Newspaper,Radio,TV,Popular Magazine)
2017
  • Yow, H.Y. (2017). Update in Parkinson’s Disease. MIMS Pharmacy September 2017, 24 – 34.
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Molecular mechanisms of phytoestrogens and annexin A1 in inducing apoptosis and cell cycle arrest through modulation of caspase cascade P53, P21 and cyclins proteins expression in human leukemic cell lines , Co-researcher, 2019 to 2020 (National)
  • Evaluation of antidiabetic, wound healing abilities and toxicity profile of Tinospora cordifolia extracts in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Medication use and drug-related problems encountered by community-dwelling elderly in Klang Valley, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • MICHELE FERNANDEZ A/P JOSEPH HATH  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Effects of Curcumin on Gene Expression of Inflammation and Immune Response in Epileptic Rats, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Day 2015, 15/04/2015 to 16/04/2015, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (University)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • New insights in molecular mechanisms of curcumin in epilepsy, 1st International Conference on Pharmacy Science and Practice, 06/12/2018 to 07/12/2018, Sekolah Tinggi Ilmu Farmasi Riau (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • The awareness on antimicrobial stewardship and its importance among healthcare professionals in a tertiary hospital Malaysia, International Health and Medical Sciences Conference 2019, 08/03/2019 to 09/03/2019, Taylor's University, Griffith University (International)
  • The effects of curcumin in neurotransmitter signaling in kainate model of epileptic rats., MPS-USM Pharmacy Scientific Conference, 03/11/2017 to 05/11/2017, USM, MPS, MOH (National)
  • Effect of Curcumin on the Gene Expression of Inflammation and Immune Response in the Brain of Epileptic Rats, ASEAN PharmNET - The 1st International Conference on Pharmacy Education and Research Network of ASEAN, 02/12/2015 to 04/12/2015, Mahidol University (International)
  • The effect of levetiracetam and curcumin on gene expression of inflammation and immune response in hippocampal brain tissues of kainate-induced post-status epilepticus Wistar rats, 31th International Epilepsy Congress 2015, 05/09/2015 to 09/09/2015, IBE, ILAE (International)
  • Effect of open field arena size in behavioural performance of Wistar rats in object recognition task, The Eighth Indochina Conference on Pharmaceutical Sciences, 04/12/2013 to 05/12/2013, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia; Mahidol University, Thailand; Hanoi University of Pharmacy; The University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (International)
OTHERS
  • Usage and completeness of antimicrobial prescribing form within general intensive care unit in a tertiary hospital, International Health & Medical Sciences Conference, 08/03/2019 to 09/03/2019, Taylor's University, Malaysia (International)
  • Assessment of anxiety and cognitive performance in post-status epilepticus rats treated with curcumin and levetiracetam, 31th International Epilepsy Congress 2015, 05/09/2015 to 09/09/2015, IBE, ILAE (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • Best Poster Presentation in Infectious Diseases Track, Conference, Taylor's University, 2019 (Best Poster Award)
  • Top Most Active Module (School Level) 2017, Education, Taylor's University, 2018 (Top most active module)
  • First Place in Most Active Module for E-Learning System 2016, Education, Taylor's University, 2017 (TOP 3 Most Active Module )
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Kampung Teras Orang Asli Community Service, 27/01/2018 to 28/01/2018 (Community)
  • Health Screening at PPR Sri Pantai, 28/10/2017 to 28/10/2017 (Community)
  • Public awareness through website publications, 25/07/2017 to 31/12/2017 (Community)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Clinical Pharmacy Therapeutic Updates, Research, 14/07/2017 to 16/07/2017 (National)
  • Launch of Taylor's Teaching & Learning Festival 2017, Research, 21/03/2017 to 21/03/2017
  • Curriculum Review Workshop (Day 3) (SoP only), Research, 02/03/2017 to 02/03/2017
  • SoP Curriculum Review Workshop (Day 2), Research, 28/02/2017 to 28/02/2017
  • SoP Curriculum Review Workshop (Day 1), Research, 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
  • Quality Use of Medicines Research Series 1/2017 - Bedside Teaching for Clinical Pharmacists, Research, 21/02/2017 to 21/02/2017
  • SOP eLearning Sharing Session, Research, 14/02/2017 to 14/02/2017
  • Workshop for Curriculum Review 01 (SoP only), Research, 13/02/2017 to 13/02/2017
  • Introduction to Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS) Certification, Research, 06/02/2017 to 06/02/2017
  • Good Clinical Practice, Research, 19/05/2015 to 21/05/2015 (National)
  • 7th Baltic Sea Summer School on Epilepsy, Research, 18/08/2013 to 23/08/2013 (International)