23 Aug 2016

IMU Alumnus Awarded the Bill Marshall Fellowship

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We recently got in touch with an IMU alumnus, Dr Vasanthakumar S. Selvarajah who will be in London from now until October 2016 as a recipient of the Bill Marshall Fellowship Award. The Bill Marshall Fellowship is awarded to 1-2 applicants from South East Asia every year, to spend time in a specialty of interest at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. It was in memory of Dr William Courtney Marshall who was a reputable clinician who contributed much light in […]

22 Aug 2016

Passion in Chemistry Leads to Employment in Quality Assurance

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Pursuing his passion in chemistry, Ong Chih Yean decided to study an undergraduate degree in this area. He started studying for his Pharmaceutical Chemistry degree at IMU in 2010. Currently he is started working with Sunward Pharmaceutical, a generic drugs manufacturing company in Malaysia, as a Quality Assurance Officer. Speaking about his responsibilities at Sunward Pharmaceutical, Chih Yean said, “As the Quality Assurance (QA) Officer, my top responsibility is to establish the quality system and to ensure the compliance of […]

19 Aug 2016

IMU Eco-friends Club Members Raise Awareness on Anti-Littering


Organised by IMU Eco-Friends Club, Trip to Taman Botani Negara, Shah Alam 16 July 2016 Introduction The re-cycling event was initiated with the intention of not only to encourage IMU students to step out of their houses, but also to raise awareness on anti-littering. Eco Friends Club incorporated cycling with anti-littering so that in the process of enjoying the environment, students were also able to contribute to the society by keeping the environment litter-free for others to enjoy. What Was […]

18 Aug 2016

Best Poster Award for IMU Dentistry Student at Congress in Bangkok


27 July 2016 – IMU‘s School of Dentistry Semester 10 dentistry student, Athena Tan Yen Yee won the Best Poster Award at the 11th Asia-Pacific Congress on Dental and Oral Health held in Bangkok, Thailand. Athena Tan was the only undergraduate student amongst dentists and postgraduate students who competed in the oral and poster presentations. She presented her research work entitled “Formulation, Development and In vitro Evaluation of bio Adhesive Gels Loaded with Triamcinolone Acetonide for the Treatment of Oral Ulcers” […]

17 Aug 2016

IMU Biomedical Science Alumnus Awarded Scholarship to Pursue Neuroscience Research


Felix Suresh Kevin Thomas, a 2014 graduate of the IMU Biomedical Science programme, discovered his passion for neuroscience research in his final undergraduate year, during which he performed an internship with the Neurobiology and Genetics Group (NBGG), Universiti Putra Malaysia. Aspiring to further his capacity in this exciting niche area, he then gained experience as a research assistant in three other neurology research institutes, with emphasis ranging from neurodegenerative diseases to psychiatric-induced illnesses, all of which are fundamental medical research. […]

16 Aug 2016

Meet-Up Brings Together IMU Alumni in Ipoh


30 July 2016 – The IMU Alumni Office hosted an alumni gathering in Ipoh. This gathering took place at MH Hotel, Ipoh on a lovely sunny Saturday evening. We received a small group of alumni for the gathering and it was one of the most casual and intimate sessions that we’ve had to-date. A total of 13 alumni from the Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing and Dietetics with Nutrition programmes respectively were present at the gatheirng. Dr Purushotham Krishnappa, Head of Division, […]

15 Aug 2016

An Eye-Opening Experience Teaching Practical Skills at IMU Laboratory


Good practical sessions provide students with the opportunity to materialise the theoretical knowledge obtained in their classes, in addition to fostering the development of practical skills. Practical sessions provide the students with first-hand experience to explore methods used by chemists and biologists in their respective disciplines. These experiences stir the students’ interest to venture into the world of science.   25 and 26 July 2016 – The September 2015 intake of IMU’s Foundation in Science (FIS) students organised Chemistry and […]

12 Aug 2016

IMU Eco-friends Club Members Learn about Rice Production and Raise Awareness on Food Wastage


Organised by IMU Eco Friends Club, Trip to Sekinchan 18 June 2016 Visit to Paddy Processing Factory and Paddy Museum Introduction Rice, is the staple food of most Asian countries, including Malaysia. We eat rice everyday and yet have you all wondered how rice, ended up in our bowls? Hoping to provide an opportunity for IMU students to observe the complete process of rice production as well as raise awareness on food wastage, Eco Friends Club had made this Sekinchan […]

11 Aug 2016

IMU Alumnus Wins First Prize at Royal Society of Medicine Cardiothoracic Case Presentation


24 June 2016 – IMU Alumnus, David Tang Chu Yik won the first prize for poster presentation at the Royal Society of Medicine Cardiothoracic Section Meeting – Evolution or Revolution: Survival of the Cardiothoracic Surgeon. The presentation was on his poster: Chasing time: The Evolution of Aortic Dissection in a Patient Over More than Half a Decade. This case study was written in close collaboration with his supervisor, Mr Alex Shipolini, a consultant cardiothoracic surgeon from St Bartholomew’s Hospital with […]

10 Aug 2016

IMU Lecturer Devotes Her Life to Chinese Medicine


Dr Hea Ai Sim was introduced to Chinese Medicine from early childhood through her family, who use Chinese medicine for their own healthcare. This has given her the inspiration to be a Chinese Medicine practitioner and in the 80’s, she pursued her studies in Chinese Medicine in Penang. After getting her degree, she did a one-year internship in Taiwan majoring in acupuncture. Having started her own private practice in her hometown in Teluk Intan, she then continued her studies to […]

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