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Centre Name: Centre for Cancer Research
Chairperson: Assistant Professor Dr Ong Hooi Tin (UTAR profile)
Description of Centre: The Centre for Cancer Research (CCR) at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman, aims to provide state-of-the-art facilities and to develop integrated research programmes for fundamental and translational cancer research in Malaysia. The key areas of research will encompass early cancer detection, prognostic monitoring and development of therapeutic strategies for cancer treatment. With the availability of the latest research instrumentations, facilities, cutting-edge technical platforms and concepts, the Centre for Cancer Research will strive to become a prominent cancer research hub in Malaysia.
Research area:
  • Cancer molecular biology 
  • System biology and network pharmacology
  • Prevention medicine
  • Alternative medicine in cancer management