PROFESSOR DR. HAMIDAH ALIAS
Professor Dr. Hamidah is currently Consultant Paediatric Haematology/Oncology at the Department of Paediatrics, UKM Medical Centre, Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. She obtained her medical degree from the National University of Malaysia and completed her training in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology at University Children’s Hospital, Zurich in 2002 and at Sir James Spence Institute of Child Health, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospital NHS Trust, England in 2003-2004. Dr Hamidah is board certified in General Paediatrics and in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology by the National Specialist Registration, Malaysia. She serves as an exco member in the committee of the Malaysia Society of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology.
She started to involve in treating children with cancer since 1998 and since then has continue the clinical work until now. Her research interests focus on clinical and molecular research in childhood malignancies especially leukaemias, and thalassaemias. She is also actively involved in other national and international collaboration studies in Paediatric Haematology/Oncology. Dr Hamidah is the medical advisor to CAKNE, a cancer associates and kindred network at UKM Medical Centre.