Hazreen Abdul Majid
University of Malaya
Hazreen Abdul Majid is a senior lecturer and an accredited practising dietitian at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. He obtained his PhD majoring in clinical nutrition at King’s College London at the age of 32. He has published several papers in international peer-reviewed journals and a book chapter. He is a member for several associations including Dietitians’ Association of Australia and currently the Vice President of Malaysian Dietitians Association (2011-2013). He is also an associate member for The Higher Education Academy, UK. Functional foods (e.g. prebiotics/ probiotics) have always been Hazreen’s research interest. He conducted the randomised controlled trial to determine the effect of additional fructooligosaccharides on colonic microbiota, faecal short-chain fatty acids and immune status among intensive care unit patients receiving enteral nutrition. He was awarded Nutricia Research Grant to conduct this clinical nutrition trial.