International Collaborative Partner of UTAR Global Research Network



Name Dr Loh Heng Meng, Patrick
Designation 1 - Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, EYS Int’l Ltd
2 - Professor
Qualification PhD in plant virology and tissue culture technology, Institute of Arable Crops Research, ROTHAMSTED EXPERIMENTAL STATION, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK .
Master's degree in Business Administration, University of Dubuque, lowa, USA
Organization 1 - Eu Yan Sang Int’l Ltd
2 - Murdoch University, Western Australia
3 - The Singapore Management University
4 - SIM University (UniSIM) in Singapore
Email patrickhmloh@gmail.com
Tel No. +65 9755 2317
Fax No. +65 6828 0777
URL http://www.euyansang.com/
UTAR Contact Person Prof Dr Lim Yang Mooi, limym@utar.edu.my


Employment
  • Adjunct Professor of Murdoch University (Western Australia), Singapore Management University (SMU) and SIM University (UniSIM) in Singapore (Current)
  • Initiated Joint Venture with Ministry of Agriculture in Union of Myanmar (1994)
  • Joint Collaboration with Johore State Economic Development Board on research & development of the Banana Industry in Malaysia (1990)
Research Interests
  • Plant science, Bio-entrepreneurship and Agronomic practices.
Professional Activities
  • Appointed Agri-Advisor to the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA).
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Agriculture Science & Technology (AIAST) and a Certified Practicing Agriculturist (CPAg) of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Appointed President Commissioner/Non-Executive Chairman of IDX-listed PT Citra Kebun Raya Agri, Tbk Republic of Indonesia.
  • Appointed President Commissioner/Non-Executive Chairman of IDX-listed PT Royal Oak Development Asia, Tbk Republic of Indonesia.
  • Member of the School Advisory Committee at Nanyang Polytechnic’s School of Chemical & Life Science, Singapore.
  • Member of Industry Advisory Panel at the School of Biosciences, Taylor’s University, Malaysia.
  • Member, School Advisory Committee, The School of Science & Technology, SIM University (UniSIM), Singapore.
  • Mentor-in-Residence, The Institute of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Singapore Management University.
  • Member, Intellectual Property Management Office, Singapore Management University.
Awards & Honours
  • PBM-Pangkat Bakti Masyarakat /Public Service Medal
  • BBM-Bintang Bakti Masyarakat /Public Service Star
  • Good Service Medal, The Singapore Armed Forces
  • Reserve Service Medal, The Singapore Armed Forces
  • Best Faculty Award, Singapore Management University
  • Service To Education Award, The Ministry of Education, Singapore
Publications
  • Filed Patent Red Yeast Rice
  • Publication of Red Yeast Rice in Nature.com

Quarterly Activites
January - March 2018
  • The manuscript was resubmitted to Journal of Complementary Medicine and Alternative Healthcare
July - September 2017
  • The manuscript for the study has been drafted, and will submit for peer-reviewed journal publication.
  • The manuscript for the study has been submitted to Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine for consideration.
April - June 2017
  • The project has been proceeded to determine the cytotoxicity on the last eight cell lines. A progress meeting with Prof Patrick will be arranged soon in April.
  • Further discuss with Prof Patrick on the result obtained from the study. Agreed to publish the result obtained.
January - March 2017
  • The project has been proceeded to determine the cytotoxicity on the last eight cell lines. A progress meeting with Prof Patrick will be arranged soon in April 2017.
October - December 2016
  • November research progress report was sent to Prof Patrick. Second batch of screening is currently pursued to determine the cytotoxicity on the another 8 cell lines
July - September 2016
  • Project on LPR-1 has been started
April - June 2016
  • The sample LPR-1 has been received from Prof Patrick, and the funding at the amount of RM10 000 has transferred into UTAR account.
January - March 2016
  • Prof. Huang is the co-author of a manuscript "miR-524-5p of the primate-specific C19MC miRNA cluster targets TP53IPN1 to regulate processes relevant to cellular reprogramming", submitted to FEBS Journal (IF ~ 4) for consideration for publcation
October - December 2015
  • Prof. Choo, CSCR chair, visited Prof. Huang in her lab in Taipei on 12-13 Oct 2015 to discuss next stage of research collaboration
July - September 2015
  • Prof. Huang, the co-supervisor of Prof. Choo's PhD student, Nhi, regularly discusses Nhi's progress and work plan over skype and email in the past months
  • Prof. Huang paid her annual visit to CSCR, talking to postgrad. students on collaborative studies
  • Co-author and corresponding author of a MS submitted to a tier 1 journal, PLoS One
April - June 2015
  • Prof. Huang, the co-supervisor of Prof. Choo's PhD student, Nhi, regularly discusses Nhi's progress and work plan over skype and email in the past months
  • Prof. Huang is also contributing to the writing up of three manuscripts based on the work of postgrad students co-supervised or advised by Prof. Huang
January - March 2015
  • Prof. Huang is a co-author of a manuscript "Association of miRNA-17/106 with G1/S phase of cell cycle in oxidative stress-induced premature senescence in mesenchymal stem cells"
October - December 2014
  • Visit to Prof. Huang's lab in Taipei
  • Joint publication of a research paper: Choo et al. (2014) MicroRNA-5p and -3p co-expression and 3 cross-targeting in colon cancer cells. J. Biomed. Sci. 21:95 (SCI)
  • Joint publication of a research paper: Huang et al. (2014) Frequent Co-Expression of miRNA-5p and -3p Species and Cross-Targeting in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells. Int. J. Med. Sci. 11(8): 824-833 (SCI)
  • Joint publication of a research paper: Choo et al. (2014)  Oxidative Stress-Induced Premature Senescence in Wharton’s Jelly-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells. Int. J. Med. Sci. 111(11): 1154-1160 (SCI) 3 cross-targeting in colon cancer cells. J. Biomed. Sci. 21:95 (SCI)
July - September 2014
  • Submission of a book chapter for compilation by ICP to publish a book on remote sensing
April - June 2014
  • Publishing papers and in revision pending final acceptance for publication, in SCI journals in the past quarter
January - March 2014
  • No activity
October - December 2013
  • Co-writing up of two manuscripts for submission to overseas tier 1 journals:   
    • "Frequent Co-Expression of miRNA-5p and -3p Species and Cross-Targeting in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells", authored by Chiu-Jung Huang, Phan Nguyen Nhi Nguyen, Kong Bung Choo, Shigeki Sugii, Kenneth Wee, Soon Keng Cheong & Tunku Kamarul
    • "Oxidative stress-induced pre-mature senescence in Wharton Jelly-derived mesenchymal stem cells", authored by K.Shri Hymavathee, Kong Bung Choo, Chee Yin Wong, Phan Nguyen Nhi Nguyen,Chiu-Jung Huang, Soon Keng Cheong & Tunku Kamarul
July - September 2013
  • CSCR chairperson, took the opportunity when he was on annual leave, to visit Prof. Huang in Taiwan to discuss the writing up and submission of two manuscripts based on our collaboration
April - June 2013
  • Two manuscripts, co-authored by Prof. Huang CJ, have been written up and submitted to SCI journals for publication
  • Finalising plans for Prof. Huang to visit our research lab in July to discuss research data with postgrad students
  • Finalising plans to visit Dr. Sugii in Singapore, possibly with Prof. Huang, in July or August to discuss research directions and stem cell seminar in Nov 2013
January - March 2013
  • Abstract (1) presented in Keystone Symposim on Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer: Co-expression and co-ordinated regulation of miRNA-5p and -3p species in induced pluripotent stem cells   
  • Abstract (2) presented in Keystone Symposim on Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer: Both the miRNA-5p and -3p strands are frequently co-expressed and are similarly dysregulated in colon cancer cells
October - December 2012
  • Advice on miRNA research in colon cancer         
  • Advice on miRNA and epigenetics research in stem cell ageing 
  • Co-authorship on two abstracts for a Keystone Symposium on “Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer” (Vancouver, Jan 20-25, 2013)
  • Co-authorship on two abstracts submitted to 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012 (KL, Dec 5-7, 2012)
  • Co-authorship on an abstract submitted to 2012 International Symposium on Recent Advances in Stem Cells and  Cancers (Oct 12-13, 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan) (KL, Dec 5-7, 2012)
  • Co-authorship of a manuscript on miRNA in colon cancer submitted to an SCI international journal
  • Prof. Choo accepted invitation by Prof. CJ Huang to hold a summer workshop on "Techniques on Molecular Diagnosis in Animals" in Chinese Culture Uni (CCU), Taipei
July - September 2012
  • Advice on miRNA research in colon cancer
  • Advice on miRNA research in stem cells
  • Co-authorship on two abstracts for a Keystone Symposium on “Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer” (Vancouver, Jan 20-25, 2013)
  • Co-authorship on an abstract submitted to 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012 (KL, Dec 5-7, 2012)
  • Co-authorship on two abstracts submitted to 10th Asia-Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2012 (KL, Dec 5-7, 2012)
  • Co-authorship on an abstract submitted to 2012 International Symposium on Recent Advances in Stem Cells and  Cancers (Oct 12-13, 2012, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)
  • Co-authorship on a manuscript being written up on miRNA in colon cancer to be submitted to SCI international journal