Medic 3

Professor Dr. Lela Hj Su'ut  

Academic Post : Deputy Dean (Postgraduate & Research)
Date Joining UNIMAS : 1st December 2004
Qualifications : Ph.D. (Leeds), M.D (UKM), BSc. Med. Sc (UKM)
Citizen : Malaysian
Appointment Status : Permanent
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Extension : 082-581000 ext:5002



Working Experiences

  • Associate Professor, DU54 (2008 - present)
  • Senior Medical Lecturer, DU52 (2006-2008)
  • Medical Lecturer, DU45 (2000-2006)
  • Trainee Medical Lecturer, DU45 (1994-1999)
  • Medical Officer, MOH (1992-1994)


Current Academic Responsibility

  • Head of Department of Pathology
  • Clinical Coordinator for MDP 10306


Research Interests and Projects

  • The assessment of Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) in acute leukaemias after completion of introduction chemotherapy by multiparameter flow cytometry (Principal Investigator, awarded by MOSTI: ongoing)
  • The study of leptospirosis in the Rejang basin (co-researcher, UNIMAS zoonosis study: ongoing)
  • The RET/PTC and Galactin expression in goitrous thyroid cases in Sarawak - a retrospective study (completed)
  • The cardiovascular risk factors among the Malay community in urban and rural areas in Sibu district (completed)



  • O’Connor SJ., Su’ut L., Morgan GJ & Jack AS. The relationship between typical and atypical B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia- A comparative genomic hybridization study.’ (2000). American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 114 (3), 448-58
  • Davies FE., Rawstron AC., Pratt G., O’Connor SJ., Su’ut L., Blythe D., Fenton J., Claydon D., Child JA., Jack AS & Morgan GJ. FICTION-TSA analysis of the B-cell compartment in myeloma shows no significant expansion of myeloma precursor cells.’ (1999) British Journal of Haematology, 106, 40-46
  • Su’ut L., O’Connor SJ., Richards SJ., Jones RA., Roberts BE., Davies FE., Fegan CD., Jack AS & Morgan GJ. Trisomy 12 is seen within a specific subtype of B-cell chronic lymphoproliferative disease affecting the peripheral blood/bone marrow and co-segregates with elevated expression of CD11a.’ (1998) British Journal of Haematology, 101, 165-170
  • Su’ut L, O’Connor S, Jones RA, Richards S, Jack As & Morgan GJ. Immunophenotypic characterization of B-cell lymphoproliferative disorderswith an additional copy of chromosome 12. Blood, Volume 90 (11), November 1996
  • Su’ut L, O’Connor S, Jones RA, Richards S, Jack As, Morgan GJ. Trisomy 12 is found in atypical B-CLL and is associated with increased expression of CD11a. British Journal of Haematologysupplement,Volume 97, Supplement 2, May 1997
  • Davies, F. E.; Pratt, G.; O'Connor, S.; Su'ut, L.; Child, J. A.; Jack, A. S.; Morgan, G. J. Aneuploidy in Multiple Myeloma Using Dual Colour FISH (1998). British Journal of Haematology Supplement, 101(1S) Supplement 1, May 1998, p 49
  • SO'Connor, L Su'ut, G Morgan, A Jack.Gain of chromosomes 4 and 12 material is a common finding in typical and atypical B cell chronic lymphocytic leukaemia. – Blood, Volume 94 (11), November 1998
  • OConnor SJM, Suut L, Morgan GJ, Jack AS (2000). The relationship between typical and atypical B-CLL. A comparative genomic hybridization-based study. Hematopathology 114:448–458
  • L Suut, Tay SP, Lau LG, Ong GB, Sim YH & HR Gudum. Immunophenotypic characterization of acute lymphoid leukaemia in Sarawak by 3-colour flow cytometry- a one year study. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, Volume 29, supplement A, August 2007
  • Tay SP, Lau LG, L Suut, Ong GB, Sim YH & HR Gudum. Blast characterization of acute myeloid leukaemia in Sarawak by 3-colour flow cytometry-a one year study. The Malaysian Journal of Pathology, Volume 29, supplement A, August 2007
  • Haironi Y, Annuar R, Lela S, Rasidah AW, Zabidah P.Cardiovascular risk factors in an urban Malay-Melanau community in Sibu, Sarawak. National Public Health Colloquium. September 2007


Involvement in Professional Organization

  • Malaysian Society of Haematology (Life Member)

Participation in Continuing Education and Services

  • FMHS Committee Member for Medical Research

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