18 Jan 2017

Gaining Updates at the ‘Eudragit Seminar 2016’


6 October 2016 – IMU’s Pharmaceutical Technology Department collaborates with Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients (Malaysia), the distributor for pharmaceutical ingredients from Evonik Industries (Germany), to organise a seminar on ‘Eudragit Seminar 2016’. This is the first time this Department is collaborating with the industry partner to organise a seminar and hands on workshop. The objectives of the seminar were to update individuals on the product range of Eudragit ingredients, understand the application and selection in tablet coating process, provide hands […]

17 Jan 2017

Shedding Light on “Clinical Implications of Pharmacokinetic Drug-drug Interactions in the Elderly”


8 December 2016 – A talk titled “Clinical Implications of Pharmacokinetic Drug-drug Interactions in the Elderly” was held as a joint effort between IMU Alumni and Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society – Young Pharmacist Chapter. The speaker of the night was A/Prof Mohd Makmor Bakry, the Deputy Dean (Graduate, Research and Innovation) and Head for Quality Use of Medicine Research Group in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. He completed his Bachelor of Pharmacy (Hons) at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1999, and his Master of […]

16 Jan 2017

Dealing with Medical Emergencies at an International Airport


As a doctor, it is seeing the smile and happiness on a patient’s face that motivates him/her to continue doing what he/she is doing. This is definitely the motivation for our alumnus, Dr Raymond Choy Wai Mun, to continue working as a General Practitioner at the Raffles Medical Group (RMG), Singapore. He also works for RMG as a doctor in the Emergency Response Team at Changi International Airport and a Physician Leader in the airport cluster. For Dr Choy, seeing […]

13 Jan 2017

Pharmacists Playing an Important Role in Pain Management


15 November 2016 – As a joint collaboration, the Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society – Young Pharmacist Chapter (MPS-YPC), IMU School of Pharmacy and IMU Alumni organised a talk entitled “Pharmacist’s Role in Pain Management” at IMU Bukit Jalil Campus. A total of 80 participants were at the talk. They comprise of IMU lecturers, undergraduate pharmacy students from various universities and practicing pharmacists. Speaker of the talk, Kong Su Shan, is currently working as a Medical Ward Pharmacist at Hospital Ampang. She […]

12 Jan 2017

Increasing Understanding of Mental Illness during IMU’s Mental Health Week


IMU’s Mental Health Week is an annual activity in which the topic of mental health is raised among the IMU community. For this year’s Mental Health Week, organised by the IMU Peer Support Club Committee affiliated under IMU Self Development Unit, the theme of “Life with Mental Illness” prompted many to take a step in someone else’s shoes, and to view people suffering from mental illness for what they are – people. To showcase how mental illness affects people, a […]

11 Jan 2017

Knowledge in Healthcare Leads Alumnus to His Own Business


Alvin Yuan started his pharmacy studies at IMU, Malaysia in 2006 and later transferred to University of Strathclyde for the completion of his degree. Upon his graduation from University of Strathclyde, Alvin decided to use his knowledge in the healthcare profession as an added advantage to pursue business areas involving healthcare. He joined a managed care organisation (MCO) as a Business Development Executive (BDE). What made you decide not to take up your PRP? To be honest, I have always had […]

10 Jan 2017

Prof Allan Pau Appointed Acting Dean, School of Dentistry


The start of 2017 brought in an Acting Dean for IMU’s School of Dentistry, Prof Allan Pau. This appointment is effective from 1 January 2017. Prof Allan Pau is Professor in Dental Public Health at IMU. He graduated from King’s College London with BDS, and completed his MSc and PhD in Dental Public Health at Queen Mary University of London. He was elected to The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) as a Fellow in Dental Surgery (FDS) after […]

09 Jan 2017

IMU Lecturer and Team Won Second Prize at 2016 NIH Week


A/Prof Ng Chew Hee (Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, IMU), Dr Alan Khoo Soo Beng (Adjunct A/Prof at Institute for Research, Development and Innovation, IMU; Head, Molecular Pathology Unit, Cancer Research Centre, Institute for Medical Research) and their research group submitted an entry for the Poster Competition at the  National Institutes of Health (NIH) Week from 19 – 23 November 2016.  The poster presented is “Novel Copper-based Ternary Complexes with Anti-cancer Properties – Evidence from In Vitro and In […]

06 Jan 2017

An Eco Gardening Event: Guardian of The Garden


Introduction When was the last time you held a hoe or even a trowel? When, think about it, was the last time you have gotten mud and grass all over your hands and knees? Most people would leave their gardens in the hands of professional gardeners or preferably, have zero maintenance plants at home. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”. With this mindset, the guardians of gardens from IMU Eco Friends Club set out to make the Eco Gardening Event a […]

05 Jan 2017

IMU’s School of Pharmacy Students Celebrate Christmas at Rumah Charis Home for the Aged


10 December 2016 – Love and happiness overflowed every single elderly’s heart at Rumah Charis Home for the Aged, Lucky Garden, Kuala Lumpur in an advance Christmas celebration called Be the Angels of the Elderly (BAE), held by a bunch of students from School of Pharmacy, IMU as a project under IMU Cares. We believe that the best gift for the elderly is companionship Committee Members of BAE Christmas is an annual religious and cultural celebration among people around the […]

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