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5 minutes with Sanussha, our industrial trainee

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Sanussha Ananthan, 22, a final year student of Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics from Universiti Malaya. I did my final year internship project at Cancer Research Malaysia (CRMY) under Cancer Prevention and Population Science department. The experience gave me a chance toContinue reading “5 minutes with Sanussha, our industrial trainee”

How Cancer Inspired A Dancer

Oftentimes, people stay fit to stay healthy. Some even stay fit out of pure vanity. Why not, right? Because everyone has their own reason. But how many people stay fit to prepare themselves when they fall ill.? Let’s admit it. Most of us don’t think that far ahead because we never thought about falling sickContinue reading “How Cancer Inspired A Dancer”

2022 Recap #flashback

CRMY Milestones and Achievements in 2022 In a blink of an eye, we are in 2023. For the past few years, the world was hit with COVID-19 and the impact was similar, if not worse, than the Spanish flu (1918 – 1920). Most of us lived in uncertainty, with a number of questions hanging overContinue reading “2022 Recap #flashback”

5 minutes with Jo Yi, our industrial trainee

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Chow Jo Yi and I am currently 21 years old. I am a Malaysian student going into my final year of Biomedical Engineering and Molecular Biology & Biotechnology at the University of Hong Kong. Q: What inspired you to become an industrialContinue reading “5 minutes with Jo Yi, our industrial trainee”

Up Close & Personal with Dr. Sindhu

Do you realise that some of life’s greatest pleasures happened to be a combination of 2 things.? For instance, brownie + cookie, beauty + brain, hydrogen + oxygen, sun + rain. Together, they created something amazing and rather joyful. Similar to our young and talented scientist, Dr Senthilmani Rajendran or warmly known as Dr Sindhu,Continue reading “Up Close & Personal with Dr. Sindhu”

A New Era Of Hope

You probably know by now that not all cancers are the same and different treatments are needed for different types of breast cancer.  But did you know that a team of Malaysian scientists and doctors are developing a new way to accurately choose the right treatment for Malaysian breast cancer patients by testing cancer genes?Continue reading “A New Era Of Hope”

A Granddaughter’s Love for her ‘Ahma’ 

          The loss of a loved one is a natural, universally experienced life event and at the same time, among life’s most challenging experiences. Even though sometimes we’re not close to them or knew it was fate, it doesn’t make it any easier or less hurtful in saying goodbye. Losing someone to cancer, however, isContinue reading A Granddaughter’s Love for her ‘Ahma’ 

5 minutes with our volunteer, Wani

Q: Could you tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Nurul Rahwani Binti Razlye, from Ampang and I turn 18 this year. I attended Seri Puteri Science Secondary School (SESERI) where I took on the Science stream such as Biology, Chemistry and Physics among other subjects. My favourite pastimes consists of readingContinue reading “5 minutes with our volunteer, Wani”

Up Close & Personal with Dr. Annie Chai

Perseverance. Patience. Passion.    Do you recall who you wanted to be in secondary school vs the person you are today? As teenagers, our ambitions were influenced by our teachers, family, friends and the media. Fast forward a decade later, most of us ended up doing the opposite of our original intention. Some people wantedContinue reading “Up Close & Personal with Dr. Annie Chai”

AUROR Clinical Trial: Immune System-1; Cancer-0

A cancer treatment that works for one patient might not work for another. Have you ever wondered why different patients respond to the same treatment differently? Now, imagine your doctor being able to choose the right treatment for you by testing your blood or cancer sample – finding a treatment that works precisely for you,Continue reading “AUROR Clinical Trial: Immune System-1; Cancer-0”