Challenges faced by Malaysia Rare Disease communities and Recommendations are authored by
Prof Thong Meow Keong and Dr. Azlina Ahmad-Annuar.
Prof Thong Meow Keong
Dr. Azlina Ahmad Annuar
(BSc Neuroscience – University College London; PhD Neurogenetics -Imperial College London) is a senior lecturer at the Department of Biomedical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. Her research interests are on the neurosciences and the genetics of neurological diseases, some of which fall within the rare disease category. She runs a number of community-based activities like the annual Brain Awareness Week, and the Jeans for Genes Malaysia campaign which works closely with patient support groups to help raise awareness about genetic disorders.
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