The effect of growth differentiation factor-5 (GDF-5) on the proliferation and tenogenic differentiation potential of human mesenchymal stem cells in vitro

Sik-Loo Tan, Lakshmi Selvaratnam, Raja Elina Ahmad, Tunku Sara Ahmad, Azhar Mahmood Merican, Azlina Amir Abbas, Wuey Mi Ng, Tunku Kamarul

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2 Citations (Scopus)
Original languageEnglish
Pages45 - 45
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event50th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya: Building on Heritage, Research Week, Faculty of Medicine - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Duration: 21 Jan 201323 Jan 2013


Other50th Anniversary of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya
Abbreviated titleJUMMEC-RESFOM 50th Anniversary
CityKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
OtherFOREWORDby the editor-in-chief of JUMMECIn conjunction with the celebration of the 50thanniversary of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, it is with great pleasure that a special issue of JUMMEC entitled “JUMMEC-RESFOM 5OTHANNIVERSARY EDITION”is now published to commemorate this special occasion. The theme of the event, which was held on the 21sttill the 23rd of January 2013, has been titled “Building on Heritage, Research Week, Faculty of Medicine”.The 3-day event was held in the Faculty of Medicine, UM and conducted by the research centers under the Health and TranslationalMedicine Cluster (HTMC).This issue contains the scientific abstracts of the talks/presentations related to research in the medical and dental disciplines by distinguished speakers who have excelled in their respective fields. Lectures were delivered from overseas and local universities/institutions are presented at the Research Colloquium as part of the activities of the Research Week. Many of the contents of the lectures and talks can be found on the FOM research website which is available at is an honour and a privilege for me to be the editor-in-chief of JUMMEC, whilst the faculty is in its 50thyear and it is my sincere hope that the faculty will continue to strive in research for many years tocome. JUMMEC having existed since 1996, and since then JUMMEC has been a great supporter of good research undertakings and outputs. It is hoped that following this celebration, academics everywhere will continue to show their support for JUMMEC, being part of the faculty of Medicine’s scientific support initiative to further enhance the research outreach of this journal.

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