INSTITUTE OF HEALTH & COMMUNITY MEDICINE

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Funding Grants Scheme 2016

Provide financial support for innovative and original research project of high impact, quality and potential. The research involve the exploration of new ideas, concepts and theories which will be the backbone to new discoveries and expansion of knowledge.

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FRGS - 1 Projects
RACE - 1 Projects
SpGS - 3 Projects
HOPE - 1 Projects
DENV - 1 Projects

Research Publications


    • Solomon T, Cardosa MJ (2000). Emerging Arboviral encephalitis. British Medical Journal, 321(7275):1484 - 1485.
    • Solomon T, Cardosa MJ (2000). Research misconduct: Britain's failure to act. British Medical Journal, 321(7275):1485-1486.
    • Cardosa MJ (2000). Dengue haemorrhagic fever: Questions of pathogenesis. Current Opinion in Infectious Diseases, 13:(5)471-475.
    • Cardosa MJ (2000). Rapid diagnosis of virus infection: new tools for monitoring and control of new and emerging diseases. Int. Medical Research Journal, 4:1-5.
    • Cardosa MJ (2000). Japanese encephalitis in Sarawak, in FSP Ng and HS Yong, (eds). Mosquitoes and mosquito-borne diseases: Biology, surveillance, control, personal and public protection measures. Academi Sains Malaysia, 131 - 136.
    • Yeang HY, Cheong KF, Sunderasan E, Hamzah S, Chew NP, Hamid S, Hamilton RG, Cardosa MJ (1996). The 14.6kD rubber elongation factor (Hev b 1) and 24 kD (Hev b 3) rubber particle proteins are recognised by IgE from patients with spina bidfida and latex allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 98:628-639.
    • Nimmannitya S and Cardosa, MJ (1996). Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever. Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 419 - 423.

Currently pursuing research project on enteroviruses, dengue and respiratory tract infection in children. Areas of interest include molecular diagnostic, viral-host interaction and molecular epidemiology.

Previously, I have been involved in projects associated with the epidemiology and surveillance of infectious diseases that are endemic in Sarawak such as hand-foot-mouth disease (enteroviruses) and CNS-related viral diseases.

My primary interest lies in the areas of viral infection and detection. These include the study of viral infection pathway by way of looking at viral-host protein-protein interaction, development of new diagnostic assay and recombinant antigen and antibody development.

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