Dr Priya A/P Madhavan


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Microbiology), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • MSc in Biology, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • BSc (Hons) in Microbiology, UNIVERSITY SCIENCE MALAYSIA, Malaysia

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Sciences And Technologies, Natural Product Biology & Drug Discovery, Natural Product Biology & Drug Discovery
  • Medical And Health Sciences, Neurosciences, Neuromicrobiology/Neuroimmunology/Neuroinflammatory
  • Medical And Health Sciences, Medical Microbiology, Mycology

Research Interest

  • Gut Microbiome, Metabolomics, Proteomics
  • Mycology, Medical Microbiology (Antimicrobial Resistance, Novel Drug Design)

Publications

2019
  • Antimicrobial susceptibilities and random amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR fingerprint characterization of Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis and Candida rugosa from two major hospitals in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (ISI-Indexed), TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE - Article in Journals
  • Antifungal susceptibilities, biofilms, phospholipase and proteinase activities in Candida rugosa species complex and Candida pararugosa isolated from tertiary teaching hospitals. (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Medical Microbiology - Article in Journals
  • Bacosides as neuroprotective agents: A review on its properties, mechanisms of action, pre-clinical and clinical studies. (ISI-Indexed), Drug Target Insights - Article in Journals
  • Synergistic Effects of Curcumin and Piperine as Potent Acetylcholine and Amyloidogenic Inhibitors with Significant Neuroprotective Activity in SH-SY5Y cells via Computational Molecular Modeling and In Vitro Assay. (ISI-Indexed), Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience - Article in Journals
  • The Microbiome and Irritable Bowel Syndrome A Review on the Pathophysiology, Current Research and Future Therapy (ISI-Indexed), Frontiers in Microbiology - Article in Journals
2018
  • Mechanism involved in insulin resistance via accumulation of -amyloid and neurofibrillary tangles: link between type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer s disease., Drug Design, Development and Therapy. - Article in Journals
  • Transcriptomic and Genomic Approaches for Unravelling Candida albicans Biofilm Formation and Drug Resistance An Update, GENES GENOMICS - Article in Journals
  • Comparative study of the effects of fluconazole and voriconazole on Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis and Candida rugosa biofilms (ISI-Indexed), Mycopathologia - Article in Journals
2017
  • A Study on the Health Economics of General Practitioners in Malaysia: Trends, Challenges and Moving Forward, International Journal of Public Health Research - Article in Journals
2016
  • Dispensary Separation: Perceptions of Public Visiting Primary Care Clinics in Malaysia, Malaysian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Article in Journals
2015
  • Antimicrobial and antiradical activities of Corylus cornuta (Marsh.,Betulacea) kernel extracts (ISI-Indexed), Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine - Article in Journals
  • Morphological evaluation of Candida species treated with fluconazole and voriconazole using a self-designed scoring system for scanning electron microscopy (ISI-Indexed), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS - Article in Journals
  • GC-MS analysis and antimicrobial evaluation of the bioactive compounds in Strobilanthes crispus ethanolic leaf extract, European Journal of Medicinal Plant - Article in Journals
2014
  • FT-IR Profile and Antiradical Activity of Dehulled Kernels of Apricot, Almond and Pumpkin (SCOPUS-Indexed), Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences - Article in Journals
2013
  • Phytochemical Analysis and Antibacterial activity of Methanolic extract of Clinacanthus nutans Leaf (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Drug Development & Research - Article in Journals
2011
  • Laboratory isolation and identification of Candida species (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Applied Sciences - Article in Journals
  • Identification of local clinical Candida isolates using CHROMagar CandidaTM as a primary identification method for various Candida species (ISI-Indexed), TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE - Article in Journals
2010
  • In vitro activity of fluconazole and voriconazole against clinical isolates of Candida spp. by E-test method. (ISI-Indexed), TROPICAL BIOMEDICINE - Article in Journals

Research

  • Therapeutic Mechanistic Approach Using Arjunolic, Chebulinic Acid and Polymethoxy Flavones in the Management of Obesity,  Co-researcher2017 to 2022, Taylor's University
  • Role of arjunolic acid and chebulinic acid on cardio-metabolic functioning in MyD88 dependent TLR-4 downstream signaling pathways: Therapeutic and molecular approach,  Co-researcher2017 to 2021, Taylor's University
  • Prevention of neurological disorders (Alzheimer's disease) in ageing: A study of synergistic effects of natural plant compounds on the degeneration of -amyloid proteins,  Project Leader2017 to 2021, Taylor's University
  • Diagnosis of lung related diseases by assessing vibration patterns of structures in the thoracic cavity,  Co-researcher2017 to 2018, Taylor's University
  • Molecular characterization of EPA genes in C. glabrata and its pathogenesis in antifungal resistance,  Project Leader2017 to 2019, Taylor's University
  • Investigation and characterization of Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) - conditioned media in an in vitro model of wound healing,  Co-researcher2017 to 2019, Taylor's University
  • Elucidation of metabolic profiles of Acinetobacter baumannii infection in mammalian lung cells,  Co-researcher2015 to 2017, Taylor's University
  • Characterization of the Antifungal Susceptibility Patterns, Molecular Genetic Profiles and Biofilm Architecture Among Clinical Isolates of Candida rugosa. ,  Project Leader2015 to 2016, National

Awards and Stewardship

  • Award for Excellence in Microbiology, Services, Venus International Foundation, Excellence in Microbiology , 2019
  • Best Poster Award - Complementary Medicine, Competition, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society, Best Poster Award , 2011
  • Fellowship, Conference, Austrian Society of Medical Mycology (ASMM), Fellowship , 2009

Paper Presented

  • In-vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Test Using Microbroth Dilution Method of Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Voriconazole and Ketoconazole agansit Candida rugosa biofilms., 11th World Congress on Virology and Infectious Diseases (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 17/05/2018 to 18/05/2018
  • Production of lignin-degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in submerged culture fermentation, 22nd Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and ISPS-NRCT/ DOST/ VCC Seminar. (Symposium), POSTER PRESENTER , 21/11/1999 to 22/11/1999
  • The effect of lignocellulosic wastes on the production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea, Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 10/10/2000 to 12/10/2000
  • Effects of temperature, pH and water content on the production of lignin peroxidase by Humicola grisea in a solid state fermentation system, Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 10/10/2000 to 12/10/2000
  • Production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in a shake flask system, First Biology Postgraduate Conference The Beginning: Millennium Spirit (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 21/10/2000 to 23/10/2000
  • The effects of temperature, pH and substrate size on the production of lignin peroxidase by Humicola grisea in a solid state fermentation system, Abstract of the First Biology Postgraduate Conference The Beginning: Millennium Spirit . 21-23 October 2000. (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 21/10/2000 to 23/10/2000
  • The production of laccase by Humicola grisea in a submerged culture system, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia (Symposium), ORAL PRESENTER , 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002
  • Production of lignin degrading enzymes using local agricultural wastes as substrate in a solid state fermentation system using Humicola grisea, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop (Symposium), ORAL PRESENTER , 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002
  • The effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on the production of lignin peroxidase in a solid state fermentation system by Humicola grisea, 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia (Symposium), POSTER PRESENTER , 08/09/2002 to 11/09/2002
  • An ultrastructural investigation on the degradation of sugarcane cell wall by Humicola grisea., Fourth Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference. Future Scenario in Biological Research: Insights and Cooperation . 15-17 October 2002. (CONFERENCE), POSTER PRESENTER , 15/10/2002 to 17/10/2002