Researcher biography

Jong Huat has obtained his PhD degree from Universiti Sains Malaysia. His thesis focused on the role of crucial microRNA in growth factor-mediated neural differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells and was completed under the supervision of Professor Hasnan Jaafar. Jong Huat is passionate about stem cell research and interested in exploring the potential application of stem cell in treating neurodegenerative diseases. In January 2018, Jong Huat joined the Neurula Lab and applied his skills to investigate the impact of astrocyte-mediated neuroinflammation on Alzheimer's disease. In his free time, Jong Huat enjoys travelling, reading, and training karate.