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Dr Reyhaneh is an Assistant Lecturer at Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She obtained her PhD degree in Molecular Medicine from University of Malaya (UM) in 2019. Her PhD project was awarded for the Postgraduate Research Grant from University of Malaya focusing on molecular and cellular mechanism of action of anti-breast cancer activity of novel Schiff-based compounds as the promising anticancer agents in breast cancer treatment.

Dr Reyhaneh is a scientist with keen interests in anti-cancer drug discovery and development. Her certain unique set of skills, knowledge and experiences has led to several publications in internationally reputed high impact journals. Last but not the least, Dr Reyhaneh's dream is to make a difference in fighting against breast cancer and she is currently working on natural product in breast cancer therapy.

Research interests

Molecular oncology, Cancer drug discovery, Cancer therapy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Molecular Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, In Vitro Anti-Breast Cancer Study and In Vivo Acute Toxicity Evaluation of Novel Indole Schiff-Based Compounds, Tetradentate Β-Diiminato Ligand And Its ManganeseIII Complex, Universiti Malaya (University of Malaya)

Sept 2015Aug 2019

Award Date: 22 Aug 2019

Biotechnology, Master of Science, Polymorphism Study of The Mitochondrial DNA Cytochrome B Gene in The Malay Population., Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTS) (University of Technology Malaysia)

Jan 2011Mar 2013

Award Date: 13 Mar 2013

Cellular & Molecular Biology- Genetics, Bachelor of Science, Shahrekord University


Award Date: 18 Aug 2009

Research area keywords

  • Cancer therapy
  • Apoptosis
  • Curcumin
  • Breast cancer
  • Singnaling pathway
  • Cytotoxicity
  • Anti-cancer drug screening
  • Drug Discovery
  • TNBC
  • Cell Culture
  • Natural products
  • Shaghayegh
  • Rihanna

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