» Dr. Hafandi Ahmad

Dr. Hafandi Ahmad

Associate Professor Dr. Hafandi Ahmad

Doctor of Philosophy (2011) - La Trobe University, Australia
Master of Science (2007) - Universiti Putra Malaysia
Bachelor of Science (Hons) (2003) - Universiti Putra Malaysia

Field of expertise : Veterinary Physiology
Research interest : Fatty Acid Metabolism and Medical Applic

E-mail  :  hafandi@upm.edu.my
Telephone  : +603 9769 3416
Google Scholar : [ Click here ] Publications ........................... (100+) 

Department of Veterinary Pre Clinical Science 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang
Selangor Darul Ehsan.

VPP 3232 - Veterinary Physiology II
VPP 3271 - Jurisprudens, Animal Ethics and Welfare
VPD 4970 - Veterinary Problem Investigation
VPK 4941 - Veterinary Practice I


Sopian, N. F. A., Ajat, M., Shafie, N. I., Noor, M. H. M., Ebrahimi, M., Rajion, M. A., Meng, G. Y. and Hafandi, A. (2015). Does Short-Term Dietary Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation Influence Brain Hippocampus Gene Expression of Zinc Transporter-3? Int. J. Mol. Sci. (16). 15800-15810; doi:10.3390/ijms160715800.

Hafandi, A., Begg, D. P., Premaratna, S. D., Jois, M., Sinclair, A. J. and Weisinger, R.S. (2014). Dietary repletion with ω3 fatty acid or with COX inhibition reverses cognitive effects in F3 ω3Fatty-Acid-Deficient Mice. Comparative Medicine by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. 64 (2), 1-4.

S. D. Premaratna, E Manickam, D. P. Begg, D. J. Rayment, A. Hafandi, M. Jois, D. Cameron-Smith and R. S. Weisinger (2011). Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition reverses diet-induced obesity, insulin resistance and inflammation in C57BL/6J mice. International Journal of Obesity.1-11.

S. Denovan P Begg, Andrew J Sinclair, Lauren A Stahl, Shirmila D Premaratna, Ahmad Hafandi, Mark Jois and Richard S Weisinger (2010). Hypertension induced by ?-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid deficiency is alleviated by a-linolenic acid regardless of dietary sources. Hypertension Research. 33:808-813.

A. Hafandi, Y.M. Goh, M. A. Rajion, T.I. Tengku-Azmi, S.H.Tay and F.L. Law (2005). Effects of Dietary n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Supplementation on the Plasma Fatty Acids Profiles and Learning Ability of Laboratory Rats. Proceeding of 17th Veterinary Association Malaysia Congress 2005.

S.H. Tay, Y.M. Goh, M.A. Rajion and A. Hafandi (2005). The Important of Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids in Development of Mental Ability in Mammals. Proceedings of 8th Applied Biology Symposium June 22-23, 2005 Marriot Putrajaya.

S. Naseem, M., Goh, Y.M., Hafandi, A., Amal, N.M., Kufli, C.N. and Rajion, M.A. (2007). Effects of vitamin E and soybean oil supplementation on sperm parameters in male Sprague-Dawley rats. Tropical Biomedicine. 24(2): 45-48.


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Selangor Darul Ehsan
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