Congratulations to Dr. Nik Nuratiqah Abeed, student of gastroenterology and hepatology unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine because has won a research grant totaling RM7,500.00 from Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology. This grants are only given once a year and this is the third time we won the grant since 2014.
The findings of the grants that have been received prize-winning research at the Annual Scientific Meeting, Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology Malaysia in 2015 and 2016. Unit of Gastroenterology is the reference point of inflammatory bowel disease (inflammatory bowel disease) in the country. Title of research is “The Role of azathioprine metabolites in Clinical Management of Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients at UKMMC”. The study was supervised by Professor Madya Dr. Affandi Raja Raja Ali, Dr. Soon and Dr. Chai Ngiu Wong Zhiqin.