Research and Development
Mushrooms are the new superfood of this era. Novelty research and development is one of the primary foundations of Ganofarm R&D. Our scrupulous projects cover a range of inventions & innovations on medicinal mushrooms by exploring their health benefits and proving their efficacy through scientific research.
We conduct these experiments with several international research partners in our state-of-the art research facility. Our skillful team explores every strand of nutrients and properties from each of the mushrooms cleverly in pursuit to develop health supplements for some diseases. That being said, everyone on our research & development team is committed to seeking out new and ingenious ways to utilize these medicinal mushrooms for nutraceutical use.
Our Research Studies
Alzheimer's disease research studies
Parkinson's disease research studies
Nerve Regeneration research studies
Memory & learning ability research studies
Neuroinflammation research studies
Depression research studies
Neuritogenesis research studies
Men’s health research studies
Beta glucan analysis
Wound healing analysis
Neuromuscular disorders: Friedreich’s Ataxia research studies
Chemical profiling & analysis
Contract research available
Our professional team
Our R&D team consists of experienced and accomplished professionals in the field of medicinal mushrooms. This elite force of research scientists utilize their expertise to continuously create inspiring innovation using these medicinal mushrooms. They perform various studies to scientifically support the value of our products with their very own distinguished skills and professional background. Which has proven to be a success.
Founder & Researcher of Ganofarm R&D
Peggy Cheng is the Founder of Ganofarm Group of Companies, with 30 years of experience in mushroom cultivation, production and research. Obtaining her Bachelor in Science and Masters in Biotechnology, she is currently a PhD candidate in Bioinformatics, developing HIV-therapeutic agent from Ganoderma mushroom at University Malaya. She has idealistically brought a great significance to the field of biotechnology especially in mushroom cultivation and mushroom-based healthcare products manufacturing. She is also the initiator of Agro-Tourism for Ganofarm Homestay at Tanjung Sepat. A founder of several other establishments such as the futuristic R&D scientific laboratory, GMP, HACCP & MeSTi certified factories and mushroom themed cafe.
Dr Syntyche Seow
General Manager & Researcher of Ganofarm R&D
Dr Syntyche is an inspiring and an accomplished woman in the field of biotechnology. Obtaining her PhD in Biotechnology (Fungi & Neuroscience), Bachelors in Biomedicine and Diploma in Medical Science Lab Technology.She has completed the certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Naturopathic-Natural Diet Consultant (Taiwan), Food Nutrition, Food Technology, Family Health, Ortho-Molecular Medicine, Business Management, Social Media Marketing etc. Dr Syntyche specializes in Scientific Biological Research, R&D and formulation of Health Care products, Healthcare Management, Medical Laboratory Technology and more. She has won countless awards on scientific research, presentation and the International Invention and Innovations competitions. She has served as a R&D consultant and a product trainer for several international healthcare organizations for more than 15 years. Dr Syntyche has also published several peer-reviewed research articles in ISI-Indexed International Journal. Her collaborative research has revolutionized medicinal mushrooms and its effects on neuroprotection and neuronal health.
Tee Ru Xuan
Research & Development Executive of Ganofarm R&D
Ru Xuan,Tee is our Research & Development Executive in Ganofarm R&D. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science (HONS) Biotechnology from Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR) specializing in molecular and bioinformatics studies. She worked briefly for Sime Darby Research as an junior lab assistant performing various types of quality testing about palm oil. She is also one of the esteemed participants of QISS Symposium. She is exceedingly talented in the field of her study. She is now actively involved in medicinal mushroom research and healthcare products formulation, and involved in manufacturing of healthcare products.
Our International Research Partners
Dr. Wong Kah Hui
Dr Wong Kah Hui is a research partner of Ganofarm R&D and a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya. She teaches human anatomy to the MBBS, BDS, BBiomedSc and Postgraduate students. Her teaching philosophy is to be passionate, enthusiastic and engaging. She is currently the Associate Editor of BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, Editor of Journal of Health and Translational Medicine (JUMMEC, Malaysia), Coordinator of Postgraduate Research Programme (Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya), life member of Malaysian Anatomical Association (MAA) (former treasurer of MAA, 2015-2021) and Associate Member of International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS). Her research focuses on using alternative medicines, in particular the culinary and medicinal mushrooms for neuroprotection in progressive neuromuscular disorders. She has been collaborating with Ganofarm R&D Sdn Bhd to conduct intensive research on health benefits of Lion’s Mane Mushroom cultivated at Ganofarm for the past 20 years. As of 2021, her research team had been granted with six awards at various innovation competitions.
Muhammad Danial Bin Che Ramli
Muhammad Danial is Ganofarm R&D research partner and a Lecturer at Department of Diagnostic and Allied Health Science, Management & Science University (MSU). He is also the Coordinator for Industrial Linkages at his faculty in MSU. He received his Master in Medical Science (Neuroanatomy/Neuroscience) from University of Malaya and currently a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya. He has published several ISI-Indexed (WoS) papers in International and National Journal. He is currently the Exco for Microscopy Society of Malaysia (MSM) and Laboratory Animal Science Association of Malaysia (LASAM). He is also an active life membership for Malaysia Society of Neuroscience (MSN) and International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). He worked as a research assistant in University of Malaya for Neuroscience project (Spinal Cord Injury) and Appendicitis study. He is also actively doing research with Government Linked Company (GLC) such as Institute of Medical Research (IMR), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Malaysia Nuclear Agency (MNA). His research interests are in neurodegenerative disease study, Neuro-addiction study, Peripheral Nerve Injury study, Movement Disorder study, Memory and Learning study, Depression Study and Male & Female Reproductive study. He is an exceptionally accomplished individual in the field of scientific research, especially in Neuroscience.