The pharmaceutical industry will be interested in the latest innovation from USM researchers who have found therapeutic properties for breast cancer in a local tropical herb, Orthosiphon stamineus or locally known as Misai Kucing (Cat's Whiskers).
The herbal extract presented in the form of a pill is called CANSSUFIVE. It will be unveiled in a press conference on Wednesday, 21 October 2009 at 11 am at Level 6 Canselory Building at the Penang Campus. The herbal extract is effective in halting the spread of cancer cells in breast cancer patients.
Lead Researcher: Dr. Amin Malik Shah Abdul Majid