News Media

Collection of news and stories of IMU in diverse media.

Andrew is Best Paper Presenter at Conference

16 Aug 2017|Articles, Medical Biotechnology, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

IMU Medical Biotechnology student from Indonesia, Andrew Octavian Sasmita presented the findings of his research project at the International Conference of Healthcare and Life-Science Research in Bangkok, Thailand and won the Best Paper Presenter Award. His final year research project in Medical Biotechnology at International Medical University, focused on the mechanisms of a natural compound in ameliorating excessive neuroinflammation,

Knowledge Progression in Pharmacy Practice

15 Aug 2017|Articles, Master of Pharmacy Practice, News Media, People, Programmes, Students|

The professional roles of pharmacists are continuously evolving and this has resulted in many pharmacists seeking to further their studies in a postgraduate degree. They would seek a programme that can better equip them with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance their career opportunities as clinical or consultant pharmacists. For those interested in pharmacy

Pharmacy Students Undertake Experiential Learning at Hospital

13 Aug 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

Five third year IMU pharmacy students, Karmelia Chan, Wong Jin-Ying, Lee Ming Zhao, Kok Yu Qian and Sellam Elangovan had the opportunity to undergo a pharmacy internship at Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (PHKL) as part of their elective module in Semester 6. During this internship, they were rotated individually to several departmentsincluding Outpatient and Inpatient Pharmacy, Clinical, Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN), Cytotoxic Drug Reconstitution (CDR) and

Winning Back Our ZZZ

8 Aug 2017|News Media, People, Staff, Videos|

While one or two nights of lousy sleep is tolerable, prolonged lack of quality sleep is deadly. Yet many of us struggle with insomnia, or difficulty sleeping well. Dr Philip George, Consultant Psychiatrist from IMU and Sharan Kaur, Consultant Psychologist discusses the roots of insomnia, if sedatives are safe and if proper sleep hygiene mitigate insomnia.

Working Across Professions

6 Aug 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Regardless of whether you are a weekend warrior or an international-level athlete, it is highly likely that you would have experienced a sports-related injury at some point while exercising, training or competing. While the first instinct for many would be to seek out a doctor's opinion, some might first turn to other allied health professions,

Triumphant Win

1 Aug 2017|Articles, News Media, University|

The IMU Science Discovery Challenge 2017 (“SDC2017”) finale awarded Chung Ling High School and Methodist College Kuala Lumpur with the champion’s title in the secondary school and Pre-U category respectively. The teams made it to the grand finals where only 20 top scorers qualified. The SDC2017 attracted over 4,350 participants online for its qualifying round. In

Singkir Plak Elak Penyakit Gusi

24 Jul 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

Just like taking a shower to stay clean and healthy, brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing regularly and maintaining good oral hygiene ought to be an integral part of your day to avoid gum diseases. But how do you know if your gums are healthy? Simple. Your gums will tell you when they’re not

To Test or Not to

23 Jul 2017|Articles, Health, News Media|

It is undeniable there is an increasing rate of Malaysians being diagnosed and battling the big C, with a majority of them being women. Based on the National Cancer Registry of Malaysia (NCR) records, 21,773 Malaysians are diagnosed with cancer. The Ministry of Health estimates that one in four Malaysians will develop cancer by the time they are

Put On A Smile

22 Jul 2017|Articles, News Media|

We all know the drill: brush your teeth at least twice a day, rinse with mouthwash, floss once a day and visit the dentist twice a year.That might be enough to keep your teeth in reasonably good health, but it won't guarantee you that perfect Hollywood smile. Not all of us can have that perfect smile naturally due

Memorable Time for IMU Pharmacy Students in Japan

20 Jul 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Pharmacy, Programmes, Students|

Elective module is a compulsory module offered in Semester 6 of the Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) programme at International Medical University (IMU). In this module, students are given the opportunity to acquire knowledge and enhance competencies in a pharmacy-related area or non-pharmacy-related area for a minimum duration of four weeks. Two students from the BP114 cohort of IMU BPharm


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