Zaw Myo Hein  5287
  • Zaw Myo Hein

  • Lecturer
  • Ext: 5343

Dr. Zaw obtained his MBBS from University of Medicine-2, Yangon, Myanmar. He practised as a physician in a number of hospitals and was a faculty in the Department of Anatomy, University of Medicine-1, Yangon, Myanmar. He recently obtained his PhD in Neuroscience from Mahidol University, Thailand. His research interest is in neurotoxicity and neurodegeneration, his PhD research focussed on two aspects: the neuroprotective effects of melatonin on neurotoxicity and the role of aquaporin-9 in Parkinson's disease.

Education
  • MBBS, University of Medicine-2, Yangon, Myanmar, 2011
  • Graduate Diploma in International Relations, University of Yangon, 2012
  • Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Research Center for Neuroscience, Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2019
Experience
  • House Officer, North Okkalapa General and Teaching Hospital, Yangon, Myanmar, January 2010- December 2010.
  • Civil Assistant Surgeon, 200-Bedded Hospital, Nay Pyi Taw-Pyinmana, Myanmar, March 2013- December 2014
  • Demonstrator/Assistant Lecturer, Department of Anatomy, University of Medicine-1, Yangon, Myanmar, January 2015- February 2021.
  • Guest Researcher, Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, University of Oslo, Norway, April 2018- December 2018
  • Lecturer, College of Medicine, Ajman University, UAE, August 2021-present
Teaching Area
  • Anatomy
Research
  • Neurotoxicity and neuroprotection
  • Aquaporins
Conference Presentation
  • IBRO World Congress, Daegu, South Korea (September 21-25, 2019) Title- The potential role of NG2 expressing cells in rat brain among different pathophysiological conditions.
  • Neuroscience 2019 (Society for Neuroscience conference), Chicago, USA (October 19-23, 2019) Title- The involvements of NG2 expressing cells in methamphetamine induced-neurotoxicity and neuroprotective role of melatonin in rat brain.