Research

About Dr. Ohhira
Dr. Ohhira, a distinguished professor and research scientist who has lectured at universities in Malaysia, Korea, and Japan, has authored or coauthored more than 20 scientific studies on lactic acid bacteria. He has conducted research studies at Kagawa Medical College in Japan and is a respected member of the Japanese Agricultural Chemistry Association and Japanese Society of Food Microbiology. In addition, he is a member of the New York Academy of Science and serves as the technical advisor on agricultural and environmental issues to the government of Chengdu, Suchuan, China.

Awards and Recognition

Dr. Ohhira’s received the “International Best Alternative Medicine Gold Medal” from the Euro East West Intellect at the Global Health Manille ’98, a World Congress and Exposition on Integrative Healing. The Japanese Dairy and Food Association recognized Dr. Ohhira‘ s research paper on LAB from traditional fermented foods in Southeast Asia and awarded it the Japanese Dairy Science Association Prize in 1991

Probiotic Research

Latest Research – Antimicrobial effect of OM-X against Clostridium difficile Conducted at Research Center, NCIMB Japan Co., Ltd.
Antimicrobial Activity Against Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Culture Broth of Enterococcus faecalis TH 10, an Isolate from Malaysian Fermentation Food-Tempeh. I. Ohhira, Ph.D., T. Tamura, Ph.D., N. Fujii, Ph.D., K. Inagaki, Ph.D., and H. Tanaka, Ph.D. Department of Biological Resources, Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan. Published in the Japanese Journal of Dairy and Food Sciences, Vol. 45, Number 4 (1996).

Antimicrobial Activity Against MRSA I. Ohhira, Ph.D., T. Tamura, Ph.D., N. Fujii, Ph.D., K. Inagaki, Ph.D., and H. Tanaka, Ph.D. Department of Biological Resources, Faculty of Agriculture, Okayama University, Okayama, Japan. Published by Bioactive Research Institute, Okayama, Japan (1996).

In Vitro Efficacy of (Ohhira) Capsules Against Helicobacter Pylori J. Lambert, Ph.D. and Research Assistant C. Mishra. Gastrointestinal Research , Monash University, Department of Medicine, Clayton, Victoria, Australia (1998).

The Safety of Capsules Containing (Ohhira) Lactic Acid Bacilli T. Paraidathathu, Ph.D., and L. S. Hup, Ph.D., Pharmacy Department, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Symposium on Oral Recurrent Aphthous Ulcerations: Epidemiology, Clinicopathology and Management, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1999).

Inhibitory Effects of (Ohhira) Lactic Acid Bacteria on Some Pathogens Including MRSA K. Philip, Ph.D., H. Tanaka, Ph.D., and I. Ohhira, Ph.D., OMX Marketing Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1998).

The Influences on the VO₂max of Athlete with taking Lactic Acid Bacteria (OM-X)I. Ohhira, Ph.D., M. Kawasaki, Ph.D., N. Araki, Ph.D., K. Inokihara, Ph.D., T. Matsubara, Ph.D., and H. lwasaki, Ph.D. Research conducted at Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, Kurashiki, Japan, Research Institution of Okayama Life Science, Okayama, Japan and Sanyo Gakuen University, Okayama, Japan (1997).

Antioxidant Property and Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Conditions as Affected by (Ohhira) Probiotic Capsules. K. Philip, Ph.D., Technical Manager, OMX Marketing Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1997).

The Influences of Lactic Acid Bacteria (OM-X) on Bone Structure M. Kawakami, Ph.D., I. Ohhira, Ph.D., N. Araki, Ph.D., K. Inokihara, Ph.D., H. lwasaki, Ph.D., and T. Matsubara, Ph.D. Research conducted at Kurashiki University of Science and the Arts, Kurashiki, Japan, Research Institution of Okayama Life Science, Okayama, Japan and Sanyo Gakuen University, Okayama, Japan. (1998).

Compilation of Dental Research Papers presented at Symposium on Oral Recurrent Aphthous Ulcerations: Epidemiology, Clinicopathology and Management, University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (1999).