Prof. Dr. Ima Nirwana Soelaiman

Prof. Dr. Ima Nirwana Soelaiman is a Professor of Pharmacology from the Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). She has spent almost more than 20 years researching in the fields of osteoporosis and natural products. She has published 152 articles in high-impact journals and has a H-index of 23 (Scopus), 25 (Google Scholar); and cumulative citation of 1,724 by Scopus and 2,457 (Google Scholar). She has won 13 medals locally and internationally in research, including Gold Medals in the 34th International Exhibition of Inventions, New Techniques and Products, Geneva, Switzerland, 2006; Invention and New Product Exposition (INPEX2008), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 2008; and The Belgian and International Trade Fair for Technological Innovation, Brussels, 2013. She was also UKM’s Researcher of the Year in 2006, 2008, 2015 and UKM Scholar of the year in 2017. Prof. Ima was featured by Elsevier as one of “10 Women in Science for International Women’s Day 2015” in the journal “Life Science”. Prof. Ima was the Deputy Dean (Research and Innovation) and Chair, Research Committee, Faculty of Medicine UKM and has served in Research Evaluation Panels for UKM and the Ministry of Agriculture.