Medical Biotechnology

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

Medical Biotechnology or Biomedical Science: Which is the Profession for Me?

28 Aug 2017|Biomedical Science, Medical Biotechnology, Programmes|

What is the building block of life? How are dengue and Zika similar? Why is cancer so complicated? These questions were foreign to some of us thirty or maybe forty years back, but with ample amount of information being relayed in social media, these curious topics can be as close in piquing our thought process,

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,

Best Paper Presenter at a Life Science Conference in Thailand

7 Aug 2017|Medical Biotechnology, People, Programmes, Students|

IMU Medical Biotechnology student from Indonesia, Andrew Octavian Sasmita relates his experience presenting at a Life Science Conference in Bangkok, Thailand and winning the Best Paper Presenter Award Having completed my final year research project in Medical Biotechnology at International Medical University, which focused on the mechanisms of a natural compound in ameliorating excessive neuroinflammation,

My Experience Studying Medical Biotechnology at IMU

26 May 2017|Articles, Medical Biotechnology, News Media, Programmes|

Three years of being a part of the Medical Biotechnology (MB) programme has truly been a great journey for the students of the MB 1/14 cohort. The programme itself sees many field visits to relevant industries within the field. One of the students in this cohort, Andrew Octavian Sasmita from Indonesia, He shared with us his experience of studying this programme. Find out more at

Utilising their Knowledge for the Good of the Community

17 Apr 2017|Medical Biotechnology, People, Programmes, Students|

13 January 2017 - IMU's Medical Biotechnology (MB) cohort of 1/14 (MB1/14) conducted a field visit to Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJK(C)) Salak South as a part of one of their final semester modules ‘Applied Biotechniques in Biotechnology and Community Health’. This serves as a community service project that final year students of this programme conduct

Final Year Students Participated in a Forum with Biotechnology Industry Experts

19 Oct 2016|Medical Biotechnology|

4 October 2016 - As one of its initiatives to prepare work-ready graduates as well as to bridge the gap between industry and academia, IMU final year Medical Biotechnology (MB) students were given the opportunity to participate and be involved in a discussion forum with biotechnology industry experts. This is an annual event embedded in


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