Assoc. Prof. Dr. Than Than Htwe

>>Assoc. Prof. Dr. Than Than Htwe
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Qualifications:
  • M.B., B.S. (Rangoon), D.Path. (Rangoon),
  • M.Sc. (Medicine)(Immunology) (UK),
  • MAIMS (Australia), FCAP (USA).
Teaching & Research Experience:
  • 19 years in Myanmar (Institute of Medicine 1 & 2, Rangoon University, Department of Medical Research, Yangon)
  • 14 years in Malaysia (Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Universiti Kuala Lumpur – Royal College of Medicine Perak, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Quest International University Perak)
Major Research Interests:
Research on Helicobacter pylori infection; Effects of ATP-induced Macrophage cell death (Apoptosis) in intracellular mycobacterium infection; Breast Cancer research, Thyroid cancer research

 

Professional Involvement:
  • Member, Myanmar Medical Council (MMC)  (since 1979)
  • Myanmar Association of Clinical Pathologists (ACP since1989)
  • British Society of Immunology (in 1994)
  • Member of the  Australian Institute of Medical Scientists (MAIMS since 2001)
  • Member of the American Association of Clinical Chemistry (AACC -2002)
  • Member, Malaysian Medical Council (MMC since 2004)
  • Member, Malaysian Medical Association (MMA since 2007)
  • Fellow of the College of American Pathologists (FCAP since 2007)
  • National Specialist Registry (Pathology) (2015)
Administrative Appointments /Committee Involvements:
  • HOD Pathology Department, QIUP
  • Member – Faculty Manangement Committee
  • Member – Curriculum Committee
 Awards Received:
  • WHO Scholarship Award (1994-95) for Master of Science (Medicine- immunology),The Medical School, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Membership Award (2001), Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, Milton, Australia.
  • Gallwas Grant Award (2002), American association of Clinical Chemistry, Washington, DC, USA.
  • Australian Professional Acknowledgment Continuation Education (APACE) Certificate (2002) (2004), Australian Institute of Medical Scientists, Milton, Australia.
  • 2008 Best Reviewer Award, Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ)
  • 2009/2010 Distinctive Reviewer Recognition Award, Singapore Medical Journal(SMJ)
  • 2009-2010 Member Market Research Panels Award, The College of American Pathologists.
  • The Marquis Who’s Who Publication Board: Who’s Who in the World (2011)
  • Remote Area Scholarship award to attend the “Australia Institute of Medical Scientists/ New Zealand Institute of Medical Scientists: AIMS/NZIMLS South Pacific Congress: from 8th to 12th August, 2011, Gold Coast, Australia”.

Conferences and Training:

  • 2012 Lanzhou International Forum on Clinical Medicine Development, Lanzhou, China from May 25-27, 2012.
  • EPS Xuzhou International Hormone Symposium, Xuzhou, Jiangsu Province,China from April 15th to 16th, 2011.
  • AIMS/NZIMLS South Pacific Congress: from 8th to 12th August, 2011, Gold Coast, Australia.
  • The Sixth Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association: Trends in Medical Education; 2011; March 23-26.
  • The Sixth International Symposium on Hormonal Oncogenesis; 2010; September 12-16.
  • ABCD Dermatopathology Course 1/2011: from 8th to 9th October2011, Medical Academies of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Seminar & Workshop on Immunohistochemistry & Oral Pathology. 6th March 2015, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur
  • 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting: Uropathology & Dermatopathology. Organized by the International Academy of Pathology Malaysian Division,   11th -13th September 2015, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
  • Digital Pathology Congress: Asia. Organized by Global Engage UK: International Anatomical Pathology, 21-22 September 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Selected Research and Publications:

  1. Than Than Htwe. Role of Galectin-3 in Thyroid Cancer. (Editorial). Thyroid Disorders Ther, Open access. 2012, 1:4 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-7948.1000e103
  2. Than Than Htwe, Sabaridah Binti Ismail, and Gary Low KK.  A Comparative Assessment on Students’ Performance and Perception on Objective Structured Practical Models in Undergraduate Pathology Teaching. Singapore Medical J, 2014; 55 (9): p502-505.
  3. Than Than Htwe, Sabaridah Binti Ismail, Khin Darli Tun, and Peela Jagannadha Rao. Napping and its effects upon medical students’ ability to concentrate. Libyan J Med Res, 2014; 8 (1):p109-115. http://www.ljmr.com.ly/jornal/Vol8/volume%208,%201,(18).pdf
  4. Sinniah B and Than Than Htwe. Gross and histopathological changes in the liver of urban rats infected with Calodium Hepaticum infection. J Basic Med & Allied Sc, 2015; 5 (4). http://jbmas.com/issues_details.php?id=129
  5. Than Than Htwe, Yupa Min, Nurul Bahiyah and Norain Karim. A Retrospective Histopathological Study on Diagnostic Dilemma in Prostate Diseases from Year 2009-2011 in Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun, Ipoh, Perak Darul Ridzuan. 2015 Abstract. 11-13 September 2015, in 2nd Annual Scientific Meeting of International Academy of Pathology Malaysian Division, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia.
  6. Than Than Htwe, Aye Aye Tun and Norain Karim. Introducing Digital Pathology Teaching to Undergraduate Medical Students from University Kuala Lumpur – Royal College of Medicine Perak: An exploratory study. 2015Abstract. Digital Pathology Congress: Asia. 21-22 September 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Reviewer:

  1. Singapore Medical Journal (SMJ)(2008-todate)
  2. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology (CROH)(2013-todate)
  3. Pathology and Laboratory Medicine International, Dove Medical Press (2014)
  4. Tropical Biomedicine (2015)
  5. Oncotarget (2015)

 Book Review:

  1.  Lavender Than Than Htwe on Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology: A Volume in the Series Foundation in Diagnostic Pathology. Saunder Elsevier 2010. 1st edition. Edited by AL. Folpe & CY Inwards. Series editor: John R.Goldblum in Australian Journal of Medical Science, 2010; 31 (4):  138-9
  2. Lavender Than Than Htwe on Fine Needle Aspiration of Bone Tumours: The clinical, Radiological, Cytological Approach. Monographs in Clinical Cytology. Vol .19. Mans Akerman, Henryk A. Domanski, Kjell Jonsson. Karger. Editor: S.R. Orell. 2010. in Australian Journal of Medical Science, 2011; 32 (1): 28.
  3. Lavender Than Than Htwe on FNA Cytology in the Diagnosis of Lymphoma. Monographs in Clinical Cytology.  Vol. 18. L Skoog and E Tani. Karger. Editor: S.R. Orell. 2009. in Australian Journal of Medical Science, 2011
  4. Lavender Than Than Htwe on Atlas of Orthopaedic Pathology. By Lester E. Wold, K. Krishnan Unni, Franklin H. Sim, Murali Sundaram, Claus-Peter Adler. Saunders Elsevier, 3rd edition, 2008, in Australian Journal of Medical Science, 2011

 Editorial:

  1. Than Than Htwe.  Role of Galectin-3 in Thyroid Cancer (Editorial). Thyroid Disorders Ther, Open access. 2012, 1:4 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-7948.1000e103

 Editorial Board Member

  1. Editorial Board Member (Open Access). Journal of Thyroid Disorders & Therapy, ISSN: 2167-7948 http://www.omicsgroup.org/journals/editorialboard-thyroid-disorders-therapy-open-access.php

 

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