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Elnaz is an international PhD student in the College of Engineering, IT and Environment. Currently, she is working on nanomedicine and her research areas focus on preparing nanoemulsion of native Australian plants for the biomedical application such as wound healing, anticancer and antibacterial purposes.
In 2005 Elnaz started four-year bachelors of Cellular and Molecular Biology- Microbiology as her major at Karaj, Iran university. After her graduation, Elnaz was admitted into the Masters of Medical Biotechnology program at Institute of Biosciences, University Putra Malaysia (UPM). She began working on chemo-preventive properties of germinated rough rice crude extract in Sprague Dawley rats induced with azoxymethane, in line with the dominant Malaysian focus on producing natural products to prevent diseases. She prepared an extract from rice and investigated its effect on the properties of antioxidant activity, toxicity and cytotoxicity and cancer prevention. Throughout her studies, she has not only covered chemo-preventive property but also gained wide insight into in-vivo, in-vitro toxicity study and antibacterial tests. In addition, Elnaz succeeded to publish five articles in ISI journals.