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President of Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology
Prof. dr. Irawan Yusuf, Ph.D

Prof. dr. Irawan Yusuf, Ph.D after his undergraduate from medical doctor from Hasanuddin University. In 1992, he continued the Post Doctoral at the School of Medicine, University of Hiroshima in the field of molecular and cellular cardiac electrophysiology He has been a Lecture at Physiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Hasanuddin, Makasar since 1986. He was appointed as a Vice Dean in 2002 and continued his career as a Dean from 2006 to 2014. His university promoted him as Professor of Physiology in 2005 He joined as a Senior Researcher at Eijkman Institute from 1995 to 2002, He had been invited as external examiner for Ph.D of Leiden University in 2007, Utrech University in 2009, Amsterdam University in 2013, and as a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University, Japan in 2015. He was honoured with the best of Head of Study Program from Ministry of Research and Technology, Republic of Indonesia in 2009 and received Satya Lencana Karya 20 years from the Government of Republic Indonesia in 2010. He is also received Juned Pusponegro award from Indonesian Medical Association in 2012 and Ahmad Bakrie Award for Medical Category in 2013 He is appointed as Chair of Steering Committee Novartis Eijkman Hasanuddin Clinical Research Initiative which is focusing research in tuberculosis and dengue fever. He was also appointed as Chair of Ethic Committee at Mochtar Riady Institute for Nanotechnology, Member of National Research Board, National Bioethics Commission and Vice Chair of National Ethics Commission on Health Research. From 2007 to 2009 he was a Chairman of Indonesian Medical Association, and from 2009 – 2012 he was a Chairman of Indonesian Medical Colloqium. From 2008 up to know he has been involving in the Indonesian Academy of Science.

  • Yusuf I, Yamaoka K, Otsuka H, Yamasaki K, and Seyama I, 1992. Block of sodium channels by tyramine and its analogue (N-feruloyl tyramine) in frog ventricular myocytes. Jpn J. Physiol 42; 179
  • Munemori M, Yamaoka K, Yusuf I, Sumii K, Otsuka H, Yamasaki K, 1996. Effect of N-feruloyl tyramine (an Analogue of tyramine) on inwardly rectifying potassium channel in frog ventricular myocytes. Hiroshima J Med Sci 45; 31
  • Yusuf I,Djojosubroto MW, Ikawati R, Lum JK, Kenko A and Marzuki S 2003. Ethnic and geographical distributions of CYP2C19 alleles in the populations of Southeast Asia. Adv Exp Med Biol. 37-46
  • Budu, Hayasaka. S, Syawal. R, Muhiddin HS, Idris. I, Yusuf.I. 2005. Peripherin/RDS gene in Indonesia population patients with retinitis pigmentosa: Geographic comparison of polymorphic variations.. Hiroshima J Med Sci;54:73-76
  • Utama A, Budiarto BG, Monasari D, Octavia TI, Chandra IS, Gani RA, Hasan I, Sanityoso A, Miskad UA, Yusuf I, Lesmana LA, Sulaiman A, Tai S 2008. Hepatitis C virus genotype in blood donors and associated liver diseases in Indonesia. Intervirology 51:410-416.
  • Wahjoepramono EJ, Aniwiyanti V, Anggawidjaja ST, Yunianto, Yusuf I 2009. Correlation amyloid in brain, kidney, and CSF of castrated guinea pigs. Neuroendocrinol Lett 30:101-105
  • Utama A, Purwantomo S, Siburian MD, Dhenni R, Gani RA, Hasan I, Sanityoso A, Miskad UA, Akil F, Yusuf I, Achwan WA, Soemohardjo S, Lelosutan SA, Martamala R, Lukito B, Budihusodo U, Lesmana LA, Sulaiman A, Tai S 2009. Hepatitis B virus subgenotypes and basal core promoter mutations in Indonesia. World J Gastroenterol. 28;15(32):4028-36.
  • Utama A, Octavia TI, Dhenni R, Miskad UA, Yusuf I, Tai S 2009. Hepatitis B virus genotypes/subgenotypes in voluntary blood donors in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Virol J. 19;6:128.
  • Suprianata IM, Sudania WM, Tjong WY, Suciptan AA, Gani RA, Hasan I, Sanityoso A, Budihusodo U, Miskad UA, Akil F, Lelosutan SAR, Martamala R, Yusuf I, Lesmana AL, Sulaiman A, Tai S 2010. Alpha-Fetoprotein gene polymorphisms and risk of HCC and cirrhosis. Clinica Chimica Acta 411:351-358.
  • Kaniawati. M, Yusuf. I, Bakri. S, Santoso. A. Proatherogenic/antiatherogenic high density lipoprotein type in acute coronary syndrome and healthy male person. Med J Ind 2010;4:228-34.
  • Massi, MM, Wahyuni S, Khalik H, Anita, Yusuf I, Leong JF, Dick T, Phyu S 2011. Drug resistance among tuberculosis patient attainment centers in Makassar, Indonesia. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, 15: 489-495(7).
  • 12. Utama A, Siburian MD, Fanany I, Intan MD, Dhenni R, Kurniasih TS, Lelosutan SA, Achwan WA, Arnelis, Lukito B, Yusuf I, Lesmana LA, Sulaiman A, Tai S. Low prevalence of hepatitis B virus pre-S deletion mutation in Indonesia. J Med Virol. 2011 10:1717-26.
  • Pangaribuan B, Yusuf I, Mansyur M, Wijaya A. Serum adiponectin and resistin in relation to insulin resistance and markers of hyperandrogenism in lean and obese women with PCOS. Ther Adv Endocrinol Metab 2011: 1-11.
  • Andi Utama, Marlinang Diarta Siburian, Ismail Fanany, Mariana Destila Bayu Intan, Rama Dhenni, Tri Shinta Kurniasih, Syafruddin AR Lelosutan, Wenny Astuti Achwan, Nasrul Zubir, Arnelis, Benyamin Lukito, Irawan Yusuf, Laurentius Adrianus Lesmana, Ali Sulaiman. Hepatitis B Virus pre-S2 start codon mutations in Indonesian liver disease patients. World J Gastroenterol. 14;18(38):5418-5426.
  • Utama A, Siburian MD, Fanany I, Intan MD, Dhenni R, Kurniasih TS, Lelosutan SA, Achwan WA, Zubir N, Arnelis, Lukito B, Yusuf I, Lesmana LA, Sulaiman A. Hepatitis B virus pre-S2 start codon mutations in Indonesian liver disease patients. World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Oct 14;18(38):5418-26.
  • Sasmono RT, Massi MN, Setianingsih TY, Wahyuni S; Anita, Halik H, Yusuf I, Dick T, Sola C, Bifani PJ, Phyu S Heterogeneity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains in Makassar, Indonesia.. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2012 Nov;16(11):1441-8.
  • Santoso A, Kaniawati M, Bakri S, Yusuf I. Secretory phospholipase A2 is associated with the odds of acute coronary syndrome through elevation of serum amyloid-A protein. Int J Angiol 2013; 22:49-54.
  • Sennang N, Rogerson S, Wahyuni ST, Yusuf I, Syafruddin D. Antibody response against three Plasmodium falciparum merozoite antigens in Mamuju District West Sulawesi Province Indonesia. J Malariology, 2014.
  • Sasmono R Tedjo, Wahid Isra, Trimarsanto Hidayat, Yohan Benediktus, Wahyuni Sitti,Hertanto Martin, Yusuf Irawan, Mubin Halim, Ganda Idham J, Latief Rachmat, Bifani Pablo J, Shi Pei-Yong, Schreiber Mark J. Genomic analysis and growth characteristic of dengue viruses from Makassar, Indonesia. J Mol Epid Evolutionary Genet Infect Dis, 2015; 32 doi:10.1016/j.meegid.2015.03.006.
  • Prakoeswa CRS, Wahyuni R, Iswahyudi, Adriaty D,Yusuf I, Sutjipto, Agusni I, Izumi, S. Expression profile of Rab5, Rab7, tryptophan aspartate-containing coat protein, leprae lipoarabinomannan, and phenolic glycolipid-1 on the failure of the phagolysosome process in macrophages of leprosy patients as a viability marker of Mycobacterium leprae. Int J Mycrobacteriol, 2016;5(2):155-163.
  • Putra BW, Sartika CR, Wijaya A, Yusuf I, Choon AT. Levels of Stromal Derived Factor-1 (SDF-1) and Brain Derived Neurotropic Factor (BDNF) and Very Small Embryonic-Like Cells (VSEL) in Ischemic Stroke Patients. Int J Transl Sci, 2016; 2016 (1):61-70.
  • Hendrawan S, Yusuf I, Hatta M, et al. Allogenic islet cells implant on poly-L-lactide matrix to reduce hyperglicaemia in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rat. Pancreatology 2017;1-8.
  • Andriany Qanitha, Bastianus AJM de Mol, David P Burgner, Peter Kabo, Dara R Pabittei, Irawan Yusuf, Cuno SPM Uiterwaal. Pregnancy-related conditions and premature coronary heart disease in adult offspring. Heart Asia 2017;9:90-95.
  • Tigor Peniel Simanjuntak, Mochammad Hatta, Syahrul Rauf, Irawan Yusuf and Mardiah Tahir. Forkhead Box P3 Messenger-RNA Expression After Curcuma Longa Extract Intervention in Early Pregnant Mice with Toxoplasmosis. Res J Immunol, 11 (1):1-6, 2018.
  • Teguh Wijayadi, Rizalinda Sjahril, Turyadi, Susan I, Ridha Wahyuni, Ilhamjaya Patellongi, M. Nasrum Massi, Irawan Yusuf, and David H. Muljono. Seroepidemiology of HBV infection among health-care workers in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. BMC Infectious Diseases 2018:279.
  • Saidah Syamsuddin, Irawan Yusuf, Jayalangkara Tanra , Irfan Idris. The Polymorphisms of DRD2 141-C Ins/Del Receptor Influenced the Treatment Responses of Schizophrenia Patients. Neuropsychiatry (London) 2019; 9: 2467–2470
  • Irawan Yusuf, Upik A. Miskad, Ronald E. Lusikooy, Arham Arsyad, Akram Irwan, George Mathew, Ivet Suriapranata, Rinaldy Kusuma, Bens Pardamean, Muhamad Fitra, Kacamarga, Arif Budiarto, Tjeng Wawan Cenggoro, Carissa I. Pardamean, Christopher McMahan, Chase Joyner and James W. Baurley. Genetic Risk Factors for Colorectal Cancer in 2 Multiethnic Indonesians. bioRxiv 2019: May 3.
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