Rajesh Ramasamy

Associate Professor



Area of Interest

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Ramasamy R*, Soeiro I, Bonnet D, Lam E, andDazzi F. Mesenchymal stem cells inhibit proliferation and apoptosis of tumour cells: impact on in vivo tumour growth.Leukemia. vol.21 (2):304-310, February 2007. Impact Factor: 8.30 | Scopus Citations: 200
Ramasamy R*, Fazekasova H, Lam E, Soeiro I, Lombardi G andDazzi F. Mesenchymal stem cells inhibit dendritic cell differentiation and function by preventing entry into the cell cycle. Transplantation. vol 83(1):71-76, January 2007. Impact Factor: 4.00 | Scopus Citations: 226
Dazzi F, Ramasamy R, Glennie S, Jones S and Roberts I.The role of mesenchymal stem cells in haemapoiesis.Blood Review vol.20 (3):161-171, May 2006. Impact Factor: 5.76 | Scopus Citations: 199
Ramasamy R*., Tong CK., Seow HF, Vidyadaran S. and Dazzi F.The immunosuppressive effect of human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cell targets T cell proliferation but not the effector function.Cellular Immunology. vol. 251(2):131-136, 2008. Impact Factor: 2.70 | Scopus Citation: 100
Tong CK., Sarmadi VH, LatifahSY ,Seow HF and Ramasamy R*.Human bone marrow derived mesenchymal stem cell suppress T cell proliferation by inducing cell cycle arrest. MalaysianJ. Medical Sciences and Health Sciences, vol4 (1):41-50, 2008.Scopus Citation: 4
SharmiliVidyadaran, Maha Abdullah, LekhrajRampal, Rajesh Ramasamy et al. Focus Group Discussions as a Tool for Developing a Cardiovascular Disease Behavioural Intervention Programme in Secondary School Students. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences vol.5(1): 39-48, 2009
Vidyadaran S, Ooi YY, Subramaiam H, Badiei AR, Abdullah M; Ramasamy R, and Seow HF. Effects of macrophage colony-stimulating factor on microglial responses to ipopolysaccharide and beta amyloid Cellular Immunology vol259:105-110, 2009 Impact Factor: 2.70 | Scopus Citation: 7
A Maha, L Rampal, M Z Azhar, M S Sherina, V Sharmili, , A Abdah, R Rajesh, S Zamberi, Y Y Loong, A Hamidin, A R Firdaus, A A Ahmad Fazli, P H Lim, K O Noorjan, P B Kho Attitude Towards Sex: Study of Secondary School Children in Selangor State Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences. Vol6(1):33-62, 2010
Ramasamy R*, Krishna K, Maqbool M, Vellasamy S, Sarmadi VH, Abdullah M and Vidyadaran S The effect of human mesenchymal stem cell on neutrophil oxidative burst Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences Vol. 6 (2):11-17, 2010
Subramanian H, Badei A, Ramasamy R, Abdullah M andVidyadaran S. Establishing culture system that supports in vitro expansion of adult microglia cells. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences. Vol. (6)2:25-30 2010
Ramasamy R*, Maqbool M, Mohamed AL and Noah RM Elevated neutrophil respiratory burst activity in essential hypertensive patients Cellular Immunology volume 26(2)3:230-234, 2010 Impact Factor: 2.70 | Scopus Citation: 6
Syahril Abdullah, Wendy Yeo, HosseinHosseinkhani,MohsenHosseinkhani, EhabMasrawa, Rajesh Ramasamy, RozitaRosli, Sabariah A. Rahman and Abraham Domb Gene Transfer into the Lung by Nanoparticle Dextran-Spermine/Plasmid DNA Complexes Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology Volume 2010, Article ID 284840, 10 pages, doi:10.1155/2010/284840b Impact Factor 2.56 | Scopus Citation: 12
Ooi YY, Ramasamy R, Rahmat Z, Subramaiam H, Tan SW, Abdullah M, Israf DA, Vidyadaran S. Bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells modulate BV2 microglia responses to lipopolysaccharide. International Immunopharmacology, volume 10: 1532–1540, 201 Impact Factor: 2.21 | Scopus Citation:16
VH Sarmadi, CK Tong, S Vidyadaran, M Abdullah, HF Seow, R Ramasamy* Mesenchymal Stem Cells Inhibit Proliferation of Lymphoid Origin Haematopoietic Tumour Cells by Inducing Cell Cycle Arrest Malaysian Medical Journal, volume 65(3):38-43, 2010 Citation: 2
Chih Kong Tong, ShaliniVellasamy, Boon Chong Tan, Maha Abdullah, SharmiliVidyadaran, Heng Fong Seow, Rajesh Ramasamy*. Generation of Mesenchymal Stem Cell from Human Umbilical Cord Tissue Using Combination of Enzymatic and Mechanical Disassociation Method Cell Biology International, volume 35(3): 221-226, 2011 Impact Factor: 1.80 | Scopus Citation: 33.
Lai MI, Wendy-Yeo WY, Ramasamy R, Nordin N, Rosli R, Veerakumarasivam A, Abdullah S. Advancements in reprogramming strategies for the generation of induced pluripotent stem cells. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, volume 28: 291-301, 2011 Impact Factor: 1.36 | Scopus Citation: 16
Maryam Maqbool, SharmiliVidyadaran, Elizabeth George &Rajesh Ramasamy* Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells Protect Neutrophil from Serum Deprived Cell Death Cell Biology International, volume 35(12):1247-51, 2011 Impact Factor: 1.80 | Scopus Citation: 4
Nordin N., Lai MI, Ramasamy R, Wendy WY, Veerakumarasivam A and Abdullah S., Rosli R. Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: History, Properties and Potential Applications Malaysian Medical Journal, volume 66(1): 35-40, 2011
Hameed, A.-T., Ibrahim, R., Karim, A.-J., Zuki, A., Azmi, T., Ramasamy, R. Neurobiological observations of bone mesenchymal stem cells in vitro and in vivo of injured sciatic nerve in rabbit Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, volume 10( 6): 686-691, 2011 Impact Factor:0.18 | Scopus Citation:1
Cini M John, PratheepSandrasaigaran, Chih Kong Tong, Aishah Adam, Rajesh Ramasamy* Immunomodulatory Activity Of Polyphenols Derived From Cassia Auriculata Flowers In Aged Rats Cellular Immunology, volume 271(2):474-479, 2011 Impact Factor: 2.56 | Scopus Citation: 9
Shi Wei Tan, Rajesh Ramasamy, Maha Abdullah, SharmiliVidyadaran Inhibitory effects of palm alpha, gamma and delta tocotrienol on lipopolysaccharide-induced nitric oxide production in BV2 microglia Cellular Immunology, volume 271(2):205-209, 2011 Impact Factor: 2.56 |Scopus Citation: 4
Maryam Maqbool, SharmiliVidyadaran, Elizabeth George, Rajesh Ramasamy* Optimisation Of Laboratory Procedures For Isolating Human Peripheral Blood Derived Neutrophils The Medical Journal of Malaysia, volume 66(4): 291-294, 2011 Scopus Citation:5
Al-Timmemi Hameed, Ibrahim R, Al-Jashamy Karim, ZukiAbz, AzmiTi ,Ramasamy R Identification of Adipogenesis and Osteogenesis Pathways of Differentiated Bone Marrow Stem Cells invitro in Rabbits Annals of Microscopy, volume 11: 24-29, 2011
SiewChing Ngai, Rajesh Ramasamy, Syahril Abdullah Production of Lentivirus Carrying Green Fluorescent Protein using (EBM) Different Promoters for In Vitro Gene Transfer Pertanika Journal of Science & Technology. 20 (2): 269 – 281, 2012
Maha Abdullah, Pei-Shin Chai, Mun-Yee Chong, EusniRahayuMohdTohit, Rajesh Ramasamy, Chong Pei Pei, SharmiliVidyadaran Gender effect on in vitro lymphocyte subset levels of healthy individuals Cellular Immunology, volume 272 (2): 214-219, 2012, Impact Factor: 1.97 | Scopus Citation: 1
Elizabeth George, Mei I Lai, Lai KuanTeh, Rajesh Ramasamyet al Screening for Intermediate and Severe Forms of Thalassaemia in Discarded Red Blood Cells: Optimization and Feasibility The Medical Journal of Malaysia volume 66(5):429-34,2011
M Hashem Broojerdi, R Ramasamy, B M T Sabariah, S Zainina Qualitative flow cytometric analysis of Malaysian Myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS) The Medical Journal of Malaysia,volume 67(1): 79-82, 2012
Yan See Wan, Rajesh Ramasamy, NoorjahanBanu Mohamed Alitheen and AsmahRahmat A Comparative Assessment of Nutritional Composition, Total Phenolic, Total Flavonoid, Antioxidant Capacity and Antioxidant Vitamins of Two Types of Malaysian Underutilized Fruits (A. bilimbi and A. carambola) International Journal of Food Properties, volume 16(6):1231-1244 Impact Factor: 0.95