Malaysian scientist gives his views on the nation's scientific field

Indran now works on uncovering the structure of membrane proteins, contributing to important discoveries in the field of medical science.

We revisit the progress made by a Malaysian scientist who overcame the odds to become part of some groundbreaking research.

It was 2010 when I first met Indran Mathavan for an interview, back when I worked for a different paper. He’d approached us, wanting to tell his story. And in restrospect it was a brave move – not someone seeking recognition or fame for his achievements, but someone genuinely interested in raising awareness for a cause that hadn’t received due attention. That much was clear upon meeting him.

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