Alumni

Our alumni are members of the IMU family around the world with fascinating tales to tell. Read about these tales together with talks and events organised for the alumni members in this category.

IMU Pharmacy Lecturer Wins Best Oral Presentation Award

19 Sep 2017|Alumni, IMU Cares, People, Pharmacy, Staff|

Kaeshaelya Thiruchelvam, an IMU lecturer from the Pharmacy Practice Department, School of Pharmacy won the ‘Best Oral Presentation’ Award at the 2nd IMU Cares Humanitarian Mission Conference. The title of her presentation was 'Care of the Elderly: Practical Solutions to the Obvious Challenges', which highlighted central concerns in elderly homes and practical solutions in line

Psychology Lecturer Speaks on Fundamentals of Statistics for Professionals

18 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Staff|

“So what?” Dr Shamala Ramasamy posed the question to the room of students. The question is asked in relation to the purpose of research, as in the implications of the results of the study. Critically, the implications of research can influence things such as policy, management, and marketing. Statistical analysis is the groundwork in making

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Degree Leads to Employment at Asia’s Largest Integrated Insulin Manufacturing Facility

13 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmaceutical Chemistry|

I am Tey Hui Yin who graduated with a First Class Honours in BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry from IMU in October 2016. I am currently working in the Quality Control Analytical (QCA) Department in Biocon Sdn Bhd. Biocon Malaysia is Asia’s largest integrated Insulin Manufacturing facility, which is the highest foreign investment in Malaysia’s biotechnology

IMU Researchers Secured Grant for Pancreatic Cancer Research

6 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmacy, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Research, Staff|

Dr Mai Chun Wai, a lecturer from the School of Pharmacy, International Medical University (IMU), recently secured RM146,916.00 under the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS) for a research project titled “Mechanistic Basis of Tumour Evasion from Cytotoxic T Cells (CTL) Surveillance in Pancreatic Cancers”. The primary aim of this project is to investigate how the

From Pharmacy to Risk Management

5 Sep 2017|Alumni, People, Pharmacy|

'If somebody offers you an amazing opportunity but you are not sure you can do it, say yes – then learn how to do it later!' - Richard Branson This is a quote that IMU alumna, Janeen Thong Wui Leen, truly believes in. This belief together with what she has learnt in life that knowledge

Why I Became a Chiropractor?

29 Aug 2017|Alumni, Chiropractic, People, Programmes|

It was 9 years ago when my mother discovered that there was a hump on my back. She flew into panic mode and was afraid that I would resemble the main character Quasimodo from “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”. The unprecedented discovery of my back “hump” was a worrying matter for my family. For the

Postgraduate Scholarship for IMU Alumna with Passion for Neuroscience Research

9 Aug 2017|Alumni, Medical Biotechnology, People|

Erna binti Laere’s passion towards neuroscience research grew during her A-level studies in INTEC when she learnt about neurotransmission. Keeping this passion alive, during Semester 5 of her undergraduate Medical Biotechnology programme at IMU, Erna chose Neurobiology module as her elective module. By doing this module, Erna found how complex is the system in our


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