Jabatan Anatomi Fakulti Perubatan

 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Research: Bone Metabolism

The bone metabolism group consists of lecturers and researchers from several Departments in the UKM Faculty of Medicine. Studies on bone metabolism include a wide range of osteoporosis caused by various diseases; among them osteoporosis associated with estrogen and testosterone deficiency, osteoporosis caused by smoking habits, metabolic syndrome and prolonged glucocorticoid treatment. Studies on bone metabolism use a wide range of animal models as well as tissue culture. The objective of the study is to find treatments for osteoporosis that mostly use natural products.


Assoc. Prof. Dr Elvy Suhana Mohd Ramli
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Dr Fairus Ahmad
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