This isAnatomyDepartment


The Department of Anatomy is one of four pre-clinical department previously under the Cluster of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, UiTM. It is responsible for the teaching of human anatomy for undergraduate medical programme (year 1 to 5).

Our strong research focuses on the broad field of cell biology, with research interests ranging from the natural products, phytoestrogens to genetic and molecular regulation of embryo and foetal development and anatomy of the adult body.



Syed Baharom, Robert DeMatteo, Stacey Ellery, Paul Della Gatta, Clinton R Bruce, Greg M Kowalski, Nadia Hale Hayley Dickinson, Richard Harding, David Walker, Rodney J Snow (2017). Does maternal-fetal transfer of creatine occur in pregnant sheep? American Journal of Physiology (Endocrine & Metabolism) (ISI; IF: 3.825).
Ahmad Ruzain Salehuddin, Haszianaliza Haslan, Norshalizah Mamikutty, Nurul Hannim Zaidun, Mohamad Fairuz Azmi, Mohamad Mu’izuddin Senin, Syed Baharom Syed Ahmad Fuad, Zar Chi Thent (2017). Zika Virus Infection and Its Emerging Trends in SE Asia. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (ISI; IF= 0.841) (ISSN 1995-7645)
Thent ZC, Zaidun NH, Azmi F, Senin MI, Haslan H, Salehuddin AR. (2016). Is metformin a therapeutic paradigm for colorectal cancer: Insight into the molecular pathway? Current Drug Targets. IF =3.52, WoS, Medline, SCOPUS indexed, Q1.
Thent ZC, Chakraborty C, Mahakkanukrauh P, Kosai N, Rajan R, Das S. (2016). The molecular concept of atheromatous plaques. Curr Drug Targets. PMID: 27138760 IF =3.52, WoS, Medline, SCOPUS indexed, Q1
Ghazali NA, Elmy A, Yuen LC, Sani NZ, Das S, Suhaimi F, Yusof R, Yusoff NH, Thent ZC. Piper Betel leaves induces wound healing activity via proliferation of fibroblasts and reducing 11β hydroxysteriod dehydrogenase-1 expression in diabetic rat Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine (J Ayurveda Integr Med. 2016 Oct-Dec; 7(4): 198–208). SCOPUS indexed.
Putri Shuhaili S, Haszianaliza H, Muhammad Fairuz A, Zar Chi T. Gelam Honey: A Review of Its Antioxidant, Anti-inflammatory, Anticancer and Wound Healing Aspects Med & Health 2016; 11(2): 105-116, WoS indexed.
Kumeshini S, Nurshazana A, Faizah O, Kamsiah J, Srijit D, Zar Chi T. Development of Hypertensive Animal Model Using Ovariectomised Rat Fed with Short-Term 2% Cholesterol Diet. Med & Health 2016; 11(2): 171-180. WoS indexed.
Noor Azliza Wani Aa, Zar Chi T, Mohamad Fairuz Y, Teoh Sl, Taty Anna K, Azian Al. Oral Administration of Tocotrienol Ameliorates Lead-Induced Toxicity in the Rat Brain. Med & Health 2016; 11(2): 232-244, WoS indexed.
Muhammad Fairuz Azmi, Jemaima Che Hamzah, Chua Kien Hui, Ng Sook Luan, Norzana Abd Ghafar (2017). The Potential of Gelam Honey in Promoting Proliferative Phase of Corneal Re Epithelialisation. WOUNDS: A Compendium of Clinical Research and Practice


Dr. Norshalizah Mamikutty (PI), Dr. Sahema Zar Chi Thent (co)
Fructose Drinking Water Actuate the complications of metabolic syndrome in male wistar rats. RAGS 600-RMI/RAGS 5/3 (38/2014),2014-2017.