Bey Hing Goh | Biofunctional Molecules, Drug Discovery, Pharmacology | Best Researcher Award

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Prof Dr. Bey Hing Goh | Biofunctional Molecules,Drug Discovery & Pharmacology | Best Researcher Award

Sunway Biofunctional Molecules Discovery Centre, School of Medical & Life Sciences, Sunway University, Malaysia

Author Profile

Early Academic Pursuits

His academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, followed by a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biochemistry from the same institution. His academic pursuits laid the groundwork for his future research endeavors and professional achievements.

Professional Endeavors

Transitioning from academia to professional roles, He has made significant contributions as the Head of Sunway Biofunctionality Molecules Discovery Centre (SBMD) at Sunway University. He also holds adjunct positions at Monash University Malaysia and Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Goh's leadership roles, including as a Principal Investigator and Unit Coordinator, demonstrate his commitment to advancing research and education in the fields of biofunctional molecules, drug discovery, and pharmacology.

Contributions and Research Focus

His research focuses on the functionality of natural products derived from diverse sources such as herbs used in traditional medications, microbes, and algae. With over 200 international scientific articles, numerous books, book chapters, patents, and a strong research grant portfolio, he has made significant contributions to advancing our understanding of biofunctional molecules and their potential applications in drug discovery and pharmacology.

Accolades and Recognition

His exceptional contributions to research, education, and community engagement have earned him prestigious accolades and recognition. These include the Chartered Biologist (CBiol) status from the Royal Society of Biology, United Kingdom, the Top 10 Outstanding Young Malaysian award in 2020, and The Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) recognition in 2023. His leadership and educational innovations have also been acknowledged through multiple awards and invitations to serve as an advisor for biotech, aquaculture, and wellness industry companies.

Impact and Influence

His expertise in biochemistry, drug discovery, and pharmacology has had a significant impact on both academia and industry. His research findings and educational initiatives have contributed to shaping the scientific community's understanding of biofunctional molecules and their potential applications. Furthermore, his involvement in advisory roles for industry companies underscores the practical relevance and translational potential of his research.

Legacy and Future Contributions

As a world-renowned researcher, educator, and community leader, Dr. Goh Bey Hing's legacy lies in his commitment to excellence, innovation, and collaboration. Moving forward, he aims to continue advancing knowledge and fostering interdisciplinary collaborations to address pressing societal challenges in healthcare and drug development. Through his research, education, and engagement activities, he seeks to inspire future generations of scientists and contribute to the betterment of society.


A total of  9701 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations            9701
  • h-index              54
  • i10-index           158

Notable Publications