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Dr. Paul Yap

Senior Lecturer
Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia
1, Jalan N6

Brief Biography:

Dr Yap attained his MBChB from the University of Manchester, UK in 2004. He continued his medical training in the North West of England including 2 years as a specialist trainee in gastroenterology and acquired his MRCP(UK) in 2010. in 2011 he moved back to Malaysia and is continuing his specialist training in Gastroenterology at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) in Malaysia. He has published and presented at national conferences in both the UK and Malaysia and is a member of both the British Society of Gastroenterologist and the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Academic positions:

Senior Lecturer, UPM

Research interests:

Therapeutic Endoscopy Currently has grant for research into the usefulness of faecal calprotectin as an indicator for endoscopy

What I think of the idea behind WebmedCentral:

I believe post publication review has a role in the future of publication. The speed at which articles are reviewed by multiple peers and published are extremely important in a world of fast moving medicine and technology.