Debunking Myths: Can Spicy Foods Increase Our Metabolic Rate?

3 Nov 2017|Articles, News Media, People, Staff|

There have been studies that indicate that eating spicy foods can boost our metabolism, but not in the way that would aid effectively in our battle for weight loss. Malaysian Dietitians' Association president Prof Winnie Chee, who is also Professor of Nutrition and Dietetics at International Medical University explained that that certain ingredients in food

Training Biomedical and Biotechnology Preceptors

3 Oct 2017|Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, People, Programmes, Staff|

‘The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.’ - William Arthur Ward (1921-1994) Not all teachers work in the classroom. As educationists increasingly advocate ‘experiential learning’, the role of preceptors, or on-site supervisors, becomes more essential in moulding competent graduates. For this very reason, the Applied Biomedical

IMU Lecturer and Team Won Silver Medal at ITEX

29 Sep 2017|Alumni, MSc in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), People, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Programmes, Staff|

Dr Lee Choy Sin (Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, IMU), Prof Mallikarjuna Pichika Rao (Associate Dean for Research and Consultancy, School of Pharmacy, IMU) and Chua Bing Wei (MSc in Medical and Health Sciences (By Research) student and alumnus of BSc (Hons) Pharmaceutical Chemistry) in collaboration with Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) won the

IMU Dietetics with Nutrition Faculty Gained Knowledge on Nutrition-Focused Physical Examination

26 Sep 2017|Dietetics with Nutrition, People, Programmes, Staff|

The Nutrition & Dietetics team at IMU is highly motivated in lifelong learning and committed to achieving the highest standards of intellectual and educational productivity. The team is always dedicated to the pursuit of excellence through capacity and capability building to ensure growth, to build the culture of learning and to sustain the University’s ability

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

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

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