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Priya Madhavan Madhavan

Country of origin: Malaysia Currently in: Malaysia, Subang Jaya General field of specialization: Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2014 Doctorate Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences
2003 Master Other
1999 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Medical and Health Sciences incl Neurosciences

Research Projects in Alzheimer Disease, Infectious Disease, Obesity, Cancer-related molecular biology work.

Research Keywords: 
Medical Microbiology
Gut Microbiota
Alzheimer's disease
obesity
cancer biology

Publications resulting from Research: 


JOURNALS

Madhavan P, Jamal F, Chong PP and Ng KP. In vitro activity of fluconazole and voriconazole against clinical isolates of Candida spp. by E-test method.Tropical Biomedicine. 2010, Vol.27(2): 200-207. ISSN: 01239-5720. [ISI Impact Factor = 0.719]

Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal and Pei Pei Chong. Laboratory isolation and identification of Candida species. Journal of Applied Sciences. 2011, DOI: 10.3923/jas. ISSN: 1812-5654. [Non-ISI Indexed]

Madhavan P, Jamal F, Chong PP and Ng KP. Identification of local clinical Candida isolates using CHROMagar CandidaTM as a primary identification method for various Candida species. Tropical Biomedicine. 2011, Vol.28(2): 269–274. [ISI Impact Factor = 0.719]

Ho Shing Yang, Tiew Wah Peng, Priya Madhavan, Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor, Gabriel Akyirem Akowuah. Phytochemical Analysis and Antibacterial activity of Methanolic extract of Clinacanthus nutans Leaf. International Journal of Drug Development & Research. July-September 2013, 5 (3): 349-355. ISSN 0975-9344. [Non-ISI Indexed]

GA Akowuah VV Kiat, Wei Kit Siang, P Madhavan, JH Chin, M Ahmad. FT-IR Profile and Antiradical Activity of Dehulled Kernels of Apricot, Almond and Pumpkin. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences. 2014, 5(2): 112 – 120. ISSN: 0975-8585. [Non-ISI Indexed]

Siang W. Kit, Madhavan Priya, Chin J. Han, Ahmad Mariam, Gabriel A. Akowuah. Antimicrobial and antiradical activities of Corylus cornuta (Marsh.,Betulacea) kernel extracts.
Oriental Pharmacy and Experimental Medicine. 2015, Volume 16(1); p 45-51. [ISI/Scopus Indexed]

Vuanghao Lim, Priya Madhavan, Chuan Seng Yap, Hui Wen Chong, Mohamed Saleem Abdul Shukkoor. GC-MS analysis and antimicrobial evaluation of the bioactive compounds in Strobilanthes crispus ethanolic leaf extract. European Journal of Medicinal Plants. 2015, Volume 10(4): p1-8. [Non-ISI Indexed]

Priya Madhavan, Kamal Kenny. Dispensary Separation: Perceptions of Public Visiting Primary Care Clinics in Malaysia. Malaysian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 2016, Volume 14(1). [Non-ISI Indexed]

Kamal Kenny, Zoharah Omar, El Sheila Kanavathi, Priya Madhavan. A Study on the Health Economics of General Practitioners in Malaysia: Trends, Challenges and Moving Forward. International Journal of Public Health Research. 2017, Volume 7(1). P. 765-773 [Non-ISI Indexed]

Siti Sarah bt Mohd. Ariff, Mohammad Hosseini Fouladi, Narendiran Krishnasamy, Satesh Narayana Namasivayam, Mohsen Nabi Poor, Priya Madhavan, Wong Eng Hwa. Diagnosis of Lung Related Diseases by Assessing Vibration Patterns of Structures at The Thoracic Cavity. Journal of Engineering Science and Technology. Special Issue 2017 May: p15 – 28. [ISI Indexed]

Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal, Chong Pei Pei, Fauziah Othman, Arunkumar Karunanidhi, Kee Peng Ng. Comparative study of the effects of fluconazole and voriconazole on Candida glabrata, Candida parapsilosis and Candida rugosa biofilms. Mycopathologia. 2018; p 1-13. [ISI Impact factor = 1.710]

PROCEEDINGS in CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS

Darah, I., Priya, M. and Ibrahim, C.O. (1999).Production of lignin-degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in submerged culture fermentation. Abstract of the 22nd Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and ISPS-NRCT/ DOST/ VCC Seminar. 21-22 November 1999. Penang, Malaysia. p.63.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2000).The effect of lignocellulosic wastes on the production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea. Abstract of the Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources. 10-12 October 2000. Medan, Indonesia. p.42.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2000). Effects of temperature, pH and water content on the production of lignin peroxidase by Humicola grisea in a solid state fermentation system. Abstract of the Third Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference: Land Development and Sustainable Bioresources. 10-12 October 2000. Medan, Indonesia. p.128.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (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. USM, Penang, Malaysia.p.35.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2000).Production of lignin degrading enzymes by Humicola grisea in a shake flask system. Abstract of the First Biology Postgraduate Conference “The Beginning: Millennium Spirit”. 21-23 October 2000. USM, Penang, Malaysia.p.60.

Darah, I., Jain, K., Priya, M. and Anuradha, B. (2002).The production of laccase by Humicola grisea in a submerged culture system. Proceedings of the 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia. 8-11 September 2002. Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia.p.43.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2002).Production of lignin degrading enzymes using local agricultural wastes as substrate in a solid state fermentation system using Humicola grisea. Proceedings of the 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia. 8-11 September 2002. Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia.p.60.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2002).The effect of carbon and nitrogen sources on the production of lignin peroxidase in a solid state fermentation system by Humicola grisea. Proceedings of the 25th Malaysian Microbiology Symposium and the 5th UNESCO National Workshop on the Promotion of Microbiology in Malaysia. 8-11 September 2002. Kota Bahru, Kelantan, Malaysia.p.84.

Priya, M. and Darah, I. (2002). An ultrastructural investigation on the degradation of sugarcane cell wall by Humicola grisea. Proceedings of the Fourth Regional IMT-GT UNINET Conference. “Future Scenario in Biological Research: Insights and Cooperation”. 15-17 October 2002. Penang, Malaysia. p.182-185.

Priya, M., Kalvina, B., Lim, L.L. and Naidu.S.R.(2006) Antimicrobial Properties of Murraya koenigii and Azadirachta indica extracts. Abstract of the 31st Annual Conference of the Malaysian Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology. Equatorial Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Malaysia, 17th August 2006. p.31.

Priya, M. and Teong, S.P. (2006) Production of Local Fruit Jam: The Jackfruit Jam. Abstract of the 10th Seminar on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 2006.Forest Research Institute of Malaysia, Selangor. 12th-13th September 2006.

Priya, M, Chan, H.K. and Teong (2007).A Microbiological, Physiological and Sensory Evaluation of Jackfruit Jam Production. Abstract of the 9th Symposium of the Malaysian Society for Applied Biology. City Bayview Hotel, Penang. 30-31st May 2007. p.119

Priya Madhavan, Farida Jamal, Chong Pei Pei and Ng Kee Peng. (2009). Identification of Candida species Using CHROMagar Candida. Abstract of the 1st Joint Workshop of OGACH & OGMM MedMyc2009.Medical Mycology – From Basic Science to Clinical Needs. Vienna, Austria. 4-5 Dec 2009. p. 54. [Travel Grant Award]

P Madhavan, GA Akowuah, WK Cheong. (2011). In vitro antimicrobial activity of hazelnut extracts on Streptococcus pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumonia and Candida albicans using disk diffusion method. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2011. 21-23 October 2011. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia.p.380 [Best Poster Award]

P Madhavan, Yap CS, Mohamed Saleem AS, Lim V. (2011).In vitro antimicrobial activity of Strobilanthes crispus ethanolic leaf extracts using disk diffusion method. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2011. 21-23 October 2011. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia. p.381

HS Yang, P Madhavan, AM Saleem, GA Akowuah. (2012). Antibacterial activity of methanolic extract of Clinacanthusnutans (Sabah Snake Grass) leaf. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2012. 21-23 November 2012. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia. p.118.

P Madhavan, Farida J, PP Chong, O Fauziah. (2012). Biofilm forming Candida glabrata. 1st International Conference on Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases: “Current Trends, Challenges and Issues”.Hotel Impiana, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia. 4-7 December 2012.
Priya M, Farida J, Pei Pei C. (2013). Morphological changes in Candida species treated with fluconazole and voriconazole. International Congress of the Malaysian Society for Microbiology 2013 (ICMSM2013). Langkawi, Kedah. Malaysia. 12-15 December 2013.

Madhavan P., Farida J, Chong P.P. Genetic relatedness of Candida species using RAPD-PCR. 24th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Barcelona, Spain. 10-13 May 2014.

Madhavan P., Farida J, Chong P.P., Fauziah O., Ng K.P. Fluconazole and voriconazole effects on biofilms produced by three non-albicans Candida species. 19th Congress of ISHAM 2015. Melbourne, Australia. 5 – 8 May 2015.

T Peremalo, P Madhavan, S Hamzah, L Than, EH Wong, MD Mohd Nasir, KP Ng. Antifungal susceptibilities, biofilms, phospholipase and protease activities in Candida rugosa and Candida pararugosa isolated from tertiary teaching hospitals. The 8th International Congress of the Asia Pacific Society of Infection Control (APSIC 2017). Bangkok, Thailand. 13- 15 February 2017. AP-AR6.

Sri Raja Rajeswari Mahalingam, Eng Hwa Wong, Pei Pei Chong, Priya Madhavan, Leslie Than, Mohd Nasir. In-vitro Antifungal Susceptibility Test Using Microbroth Dilution Method of Amphotericin B, Fluconazole, Voriconazole and Ketoconazole agansit Candida rugosa biofilms. International Conference on Asia Virology and Infectious Diseases. May 17-18, 2018 Tokyo, Japan.



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
Positions held: Taylor’s University 1. Senior Lecturer, School of Medicine (Since August 2012). 2. Member of the Taylor’s University Library Committee (January 2013 – December 2017). 3. Secretary & Member of the School of Medicine Postgraduate & Research Committee (January 2013 – December 2017). 4. Coordinator for Objective Structured Professional Exam (OSPE) for MBBS Programme, School of Medicine (Since January 2014 - present). 5. Phase I (Pre-clinical) Representative for Student-Staff Consultative Meetings, School of Medicine (January 2014 – December 2017). 6. Institutional Biosafety and Biosecurity Committee, Taylor’s University (Since January 2018 - present).

Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Dec 2009
Travel Grant Award
1st Joint Workshop of OGACH & OGMM MedMyc2009.Medical Mycology – From Basic Science to Clinical Needs. Vienna, Austria.
Oct 2011
Best Poster Award
Poster presentation - entitled 'In vitro antimicrobial activity of hazelnut extracts on Streptococcus pneumoniae, Klebsiella pneumonia and Candida albicans using disk diffusion method'. Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society Pharmacy Scientific Conference (MPS-PSC) 2011. 21-23 October 2011. Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia