Jabatan Anatomi Fakulti Perubatan

 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD (Anatomy)


This is either a full-time course (runs in three years (six semesters) with a maximum of six years (twelve semesters) - for local and oversea students) or part-time basis (for local students only). The program aims to produce graduates who are capable and independent in research and can lead future research activities. In addition, candidates are trained to always have the latest knowledge in the field of research and to plan, administer research projects and obtain grants from various sources. Each candidate is required to submit and defend their thesis before qualified being awarded a Doctoral degree.

Application for this program can be made any time throughout the year. For further information on the entry fees and qualifications, please refer to the information link below.


The department’s research projects focus on the following key areas:

  • Cell and tissue culture (Prof Dr Norzana Abd Ghafar, Dr Taty Anna Kamarudin and Dr Nahdia Afiifah Abdul Jalil)
  • Bone metabolism (AP Dr Elvy Suhana Mohd Ramli and Dr Fairus Ahmad)
  • Cardiovascular (Prof Dr Srijit Das and Dr Syarifah Aisyah Syed Abd Halim)
  • Wound Healing (AP Dr Teoh Seong Lin and Prof Dr Srijit Das)
  • Neuroscience (AP Dr Teoh Seong Lin and Dr Mohamad Fairuz Yahaya)
  • Stress enzymes (AP Dr Elvy Suhana Mohd Ramli, Dr Fairus Ahmad and Dr Mohd Amir Kamaruzzaman)
  • Metabolic Syndrome (Dr Fairus Ahmad, Dr Mohamad Fairuz Yahaya, AP Dr Elvy Suhana Mohd Ramli and AP Dr Teoh Seong Lin)


For more information regarding our postgraduate program, don’t hesitate to contact:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Teoh Seong Lin
Department of Anatomy Postgraduate Coordinator
   +603-9145 8635