Published on in Vol 11, No 2 (2022): February

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/31885, first published .
Investigating Genetic and Other Determinants of First-Onset Myocardial Infarction in Malaysia: Protocol for the Malaysian Acute Vascular Events Risk Study

Investigating Genetic and Other Determinants of First-Onset Myocardial Infarction in Malaysia: Protocol for the Malaysian Acute Vascular Events Risk Study

Investigating Genetic and Other Determinants of First-Onset Myocardial Infarction in Malaysia: Protocol for the Malaysian Acute Vascular Events Risk Study

Rajiv Chowdhury 1, 2, MBBS, MPhil, PhD;  Mohd Fairulnizal Md Noh 3, BSc, MSc, PhD;  Sophia Rasheeqa Ismail 3, MBBS, MSc;  Kim Robin van Daalen 2, BSc, MPhil;  Puteri Sofia Nadira Megat Kamaruddin 3, MBBS, MPH;  Siti Hafizah Zulkiply 3, MD, MPH;  Nur Hayati Azizul 3, MBBS;  Norhayati Mustafa Khalid 3, BSc, MSc;  Azizan Ali 3, MBBS, MSc;  Izyan Mohd Idris 3, BAO, BCh, MB, MSc;  Yong Shih Mei 3, MBBS;  Shazana Rifham Abdullah 3, MD, MPH, DrPH;  Norfashihah Faridus 3, BSc;  Nur Azirah Md Yusof 3, BSc, MSc;  Nur Najwa Farahin M Yusoff 3, BSc;  Rahman Jamal 4, MD, PhD;  Aizai Azan Abdul Rahim 5, MD, MMed;  Abdul Kahar Abdul Ghapar 6, MD, MMed;  Ammu Kutty Radhakrishnan 7, BSc, MSc, PhD;  Alan Yean Yip Fong 8, 9, MBChB, MRCP;  Omar Ismail 10, MD, MMed;  Saravanan Krishinan 11, MBBS, MRCP;  Chuey Yan Lee 12, MBBS, MRCP;  Liew Houng Bang 13, BAO, MBBCH, MRCP;  Eashwary Mageswaren 14, MBBS, MMed;  Kauthaman Mahendran 15, MBBS, MRCP;  Nor Hanim Mohd Amin 16, MD, MMed;  Gunavathy Muthusamy 17, MD, MMed;  Aaron Ong Hean Jin 18, MBBS, MRCP;  Ahmad Wazi Ramli 19, MD, MMed;  Noel Thomas Ross 20, MBBS, MMed;  Anwar Irawan Ruhani 21, MBBS, MMed;  Mansor Yahya 3, MD, MMed;  Yusniza Yusoff 22, MD, MMed;  Siti Khairani Zainal Abidin 14, MD, MMed;  Laryssa Amado 2, IR, MSc;  Thomas Bolton 2, 23, BSc, MAst, MSc, PhD;  Sophie Weston 2, BA, MSc;  Jason Crawte 2, BTEC;  Niko Ovenden 2, MA, MSc;  Ank Michielsen 2, BSc, MBA, MSc;  Md Mostafa Monower 24, MD;  Wan Rozita Wan Mahiyuddin 3, BSc, MSc, PhD;  Angela Wood 2, 23, 25, 26, BSc, PhD;  Emanuele Di Angelantonio 2, 23, 25, 26, MD, MSc, PhD;  Nur Suffia Sulaiman 3, MBChB, MPH, DrPH;  John Danesh 2, 23, 25, 26, 27, MD, MSc, DPhil;  Adam S Butterworth 2, 23, 25, 26, BA, MSc, PhD

1 Centre for Non-Communicable Disease Research , Dhaka , BD

2 British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge , GB

3 Institute for Medical Research, National Institute of Health, Ministry of Health , Kuala Lumpur , MY

4 UKM Medical Molecular Biological Institute , Kuala Lumpur , MY

5 National Heart Institute , Kuala Lumpur , MY

6 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Serdang , Selangor , MY

7 Jeffery Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Monash University Malaysia , Subang Jaya , MY

8 Department of Cardiology, Sarawak Heart Centre , Kota Samarahan , MY

9 Clinical Research Centre, Institute for Clinical Research, Sarawak General Hospital , Kuching , MY

10 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Pulau Pinang , Pulau Pinang , MY

11 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah , Kedah , MY

12 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Sultanah Aminah , Johor , MY

13 Department of Cardiology & Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Queen Elizabeth II , Sabah , MY

14 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah , Selangor , MY

15 Department of General Medicine & Clinical Research Centre, Hospital Melaka , Melaka , MY

16 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun , Perak , MY

17 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Shah Alam , Selangor , MY

18 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Tuanku Fauziah , Perlis , MY

19 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah , Terengganu , MY

20 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Kuala Lumpur , Kuala Lumpur , MY

21 Department of Cardiology, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Afzan , Pahang , MY

22 Department of General Medicine, Hospital Sungai Buloh , Selangor , MY

23 National Institute for Health Research Blood and Transplant Research Unit in Donor Health and Genomics, University of Cambridge , Cambridge , GB

24 National Heart Foundation Hospital & Research Institute, Mirpur , Dhaka , BD

25 Health Data Research UK Cambridge, Wellcome Genome Campus and University of Cambridge , Cambridge , GB

26 British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, University of Cambridge , Cambridge , GB

27 Department of Human Genetics, Wellcome Sanger Institute , Hinxton , GB

Corresponding Author:

  • Adam S Butterworth, BA, MSc, PhD
  • British Heart Foundation Cardiovascular Epidemiology Unit
  • Department of Public Health and Primary Care
  • University of Cambridge
  • Cambridge
  • GB
  • Phone: 44 01223 748600
  • Email: asb38@medschl.cam.ac.uk