Distinguished Professor Datuk Dr Looi Lai Meng

MIAC, FAMM, FRCPA, FRCPath, FAMS, FASc, MPath (Mal), MD (Mal), MBBS (Sing)

 

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Professor Datuk Dr Looi Lai Meng is the University of Malaya, Distinguished Professor and Senior Consultant Histopathologist to its Medical Centre. She studied medicine at the University of Singapore, trained in Anatomical Pathology at UM, Royal Postgraduate Medical School (UK) and the Brigham and Woman Hospital, Boston (USA), and defended her doctorate at UM. During her 30-year career at UM, she also served as Head of Pathology, Deputy-Dean (Postgraduate) and representative to the Malaysian Medical Council. She is currently Chairman of UMMC as Medical Ethics Committee. She is an Examiner of both Royal Colleges of Pathologists, UK and Australasia (RCPA), and past-President of the College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine Malaysia. She was instrumental in the development of pathology laboratory accreditation standards for Malaysia, the Pathology Act and several National guidelines on pathology and laboratory practices. Her diagnostic histopathology consultancies include cancer and renal pathology, and cardiac transplant pathology for the National Heart Centre. Professor Looi is an accomplished researcher with more than 170 peer-reviewed publications, largely on amyloidosis, kidney disease and tumour pathology in prestigious journals including Cancer, Kidney International, Human Pathology and Nature Medicine. She has been honoured visiting Professor to the Harvard Medical School, Foundation Fellow (1995) and Academician (2005) of the Academy of Sciences Malaysia, RCPA Distinguished Fellow (2010), recipient of the National Science Award (1999) and ASEAN Outstanding Scientist Award (2001), and the Nations's Inaugural Profesor Ulung Negara (2010).

Get to know me better : https://umexpert.um.edu.my/looilm.html

 

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Fellowships, Memberships &

Professional Affiliations

  • Chairmen, Medical Advisory Committee, University Malaya Medical Centre, University Malaya, 01-Nov-12 - 31-Oct-15
  • Member, Advisory Council, Health & Translational Medicine Cluster, University Malaya, 10-Feb-12 - 31-Dec-12
  • Member, Nobel Laureate Committee, University Malaya, 24-Jun-11 - 23-Jun-14
  • Pengerusi, Jawatankuasa Audit Prestasi Akademik Domain 8 (Leadership, Governance & Administration), University Malaya, 01-Dec-08 - 30-Apr-09
  • Academic Staff-in-Charge, Pathology Museum, Department of Pathology, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Sep-08 - 31-Aug-12
  • Chairman, University of Malaya Medical Centre Research Committee 1998-2001, University Malaya, 15-Jun-08 - 14-Jun-01
  • Chairman, Committee for Laboratory Accreditation, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 24-Jan-08 - 31-Aug-12
  • Chairman, Finance, Acquisition and Inventory Team, Anatomical Pathology Division, Department of Pathology, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-07 - 31-Aug-12
  • Chairman, Quality and Laboratory Accreditation Team, Anatomical Pathology Division, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-07 - 31-Aug-12
  • Coordinator, Anatomical Pathology Phase II Programme, Master of Pathology, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-07 - 31-Aug-12
  • Overall Coordinator, Master of Pathology Programme, , Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 03-Sep-07 - 31-Aug-12
  • Chairman, Jawatankuasa Pengurusan Makmal, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Sep-07 - 31-Aug-14
  • Member (University Representative), Jawatankuasa Penggubalan Polisi Transplantasi Organ dan Tisu Kebangsaan (2006-), National, 01-Jun-06 - 31-Aug-12
  • National Representative (Malaysia, Royal College of Pathologists (UK). 2004-2006 , International, 01-Jun-04 - 31-May-06
  • Chairman, UM Technical Review Committee for IRPA Experimental Applied Research proposals (Medical Sector), 2001-2004, University Malaya, 01-Jun-01 - 31-May-04
  • Chairman, Medical Ethics Committee, Faculty Of Medicine Dean's Office, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Sep-99 - 31-Aug-12 |
  • Chairman, Laboratory Advisory Committee, Department Of Pathology, Faculty Of Medicine, 01-Sep-99 - 02-Sep-07
  • Deputy Dean (Postgraduate Degree), Faculty of Medicine, University Malaya, 01-Aug-99 - 01-Apr-03
  • Examiner (Histopathology), The Royal College of Pathologists, United Kingdom (1988-). , International, 01-Jun-98 - 31-Aug-12
  • Chairman, Dr. Ranjeet Bhagwan Singh Medical Research Fund (1998-2007). , National, 01-Jun-98 - 31-May-07
  • Chairman. Ethics Committee on Managed Care Organisations, Malaysian Medical Council (1996-2007), National, 01-May-96 - 31-May-07
  • Member, Interuniversity Committee on Postgraduate Education in Pathology (1994 - 2012), National, 01-Jun-94 - 31-Aug-12
  • Member, University of Malaya Medical Centre Research Committee 1992-2001, University Malaya, 15-Jun-92 - 15-Jun-01
  • Chairman, Interuniversity Committee on Postgraduate Education in Pathology 1990-1991 & 1993. , National, 01-Jun-90 - 31-May-93
  • Council Member & University representative, Malaysian Medical Council (1989-2004)., National, 01-Jun-89 - 31-May-04
  • Member, (Representative of the University of Malaya), Interuniversity Committee on Postgraduate Medical Education (1989-1991), National, 01-Jun-89 - 31-May-91
  • Member, Ministry of Health Committee on Legislation of Private Pathology Laboratories (1986-2007)., National, 01-Jun-86 - 31-May-07
  • Head of Department of Pathology, University Malaya, 01-Apr-84 - 31-Jul-99

 

Awards and

Recognitions

  • ASEAN Outstanding Scientist, ASEAN-COST, 2001.
  • Certificate of Merit, World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine., 2011.
  • Chancellor s Excellence Award for Research 2007., University of Malaya, 2007.
  • Distinguished Fellow, Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, 2010.
  • Fellow, Academy of Medicine Singapore, 2005.
  • Foundation Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 1995.
  • Honorary Fellow, College of Pathologists of South Africa, 2005.
  • Johan Setia Mahkota, DYMM Seri Paduka Baginda yang di-Pertuan Agong ke-XI, 2000.
  • National Science Award, Ministry of Science Malaysia, 1999.
  • Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN), Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong Ke-XIII, 2011.
  • Profesor Ulung Negara (Distinguished Professor), Ministry of Higher Education, 2010.
  • Rotary Research Foundation Gold Medal, Kelab Rotary DiRaja Kuala Lumpur, 2002.
  • Senior Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia, 2005.
  • Silver Medal, Ekspo Penyelidikan dan Inovasi 2004, University of Malaya, 2004.
  • Sri Indera Mahkota Pahang, Duli Yang Maha Mulia Sultan Pahang, 2011.
  • Visiting Professor, Harvard Medical School, USA, 1991.