Research

Research category will give you insights on our students and staff’s achievements in research and how our research contributions benefit the society.

IMU Seminar Raise Awareness on New Technologies for Future Healthcare Professionals

14 Sep 2017|Research, University|

Imagine yourself living in an era where robots takes over the jobs of nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals, having genetic test revealing the day of your death, and artificial intelligence taking over the whole healthcare industry. These might all seem remote now but undeniably this is the future of medicine that technological development might

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

IMU’s MSc in Molecular Medicine Attracts Local and International Healthcare Professionals

24 Aug 2017|MSc in Molecular Medicine, People, Programmes, Research, Students|

“Never stop learning” is a positive attitude that propels a person to excel in career and life. As suggested by Benjamin Franklin, the founding Fathers of the United States, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest”.  Indeed, in an era where strong emphasis is given on certification, academic upgrading provides a better edge for

IMU Pharmaceutical Technology Researchers Secured Another Industrial Contractual Research Project

19 Jun 2017|Research, University|

~Yet another feather in the cap for the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology!~ A research team from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, International Medical University (IMU), headed by Dr Venkata Srikanth Meka recently signed another industrial contract research project with InQpharm Group Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. Dr Srikanth, Dr Thiagarajan Madheswaran, Dr Jithendra Panneerselvam and Dr Nagashekhara

Interest in Research Led to Postgraduate Opportunities at IMU

18 May 2017|Alumni, Biomedical Science, People, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Programmes, Research|

My name is Ong Teik Hwa. I am currently pursuing my PhD in IMU. My PhD research project is on developing natural product based nanoformulations to treat biofilms formed by bacteria. This research has led to an opportunity to participate as an exhibitor to showcase my research product (a topical gel formulation) in Biomalaysia and

IMU Alumna’s Passion Led to her Involvement in Breast Cancer Research

16 May 2017|Alumni, MSc in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), People, Pharmacy, Research|

Hii Ling Wei fueled her passion for research during her final year project in her undergraduate pharmacy degree. Her two-year working experience as a pharmacist under government setting had further augmented such passion where she had been actively involved in diabetic related researches about pharmacist-managed Diabetes Mellitus Medication Therapy Adherence Clinic (DMTAC) in Tawau Hospital.

IMU Lecturer and Team Won Second Prize at 2016 NIH Week

9 Jan 2017|Research, Staff|

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)

IMU Pharmacy Faculty Won Gold Medal at FAPA Congress 2016, Thailand

22 Dec 2016|Master of Pharmacy Practice, Programmes, Research|

9-13 Nov 2016  - IMU Pharmacy Practice faculty, Dr Sathish Amirthlingam and his team Wong Peng Peng (Research student), co-Researchers Jamuna Rani and Dr Ankur Barua won a Best Poster Presentation- Gold Medal Award with cash prize at the 26th Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA) Congress. This year's Congress was organised by The Pharmaceutical

A Workshop to Cultivate Bio Entrepreneurship

17 Dec 2016|Research|

25-26 August 2016 – A Bioentrepreneurship Workshop 2016: Biomarket Transfer was jointly organised by Applied Biomedical Science and Biotechnology Division (ABSB), School of Health Sciences, International Medical University (IMU) and Malaysian Bioeconomy Corporation Sdn Bhd. The workshop was held at the University’s campus in Bukit Jalil and was attended by 16 participants, who are academicians

Undergraduate Research Symposium 2016 – A Celebration of Student Innovation and Excellence

22 Nov 2016|Research, Students|

Research is considered as an important pillar of a university. Involvement in research has become an increasingly important component of the undergraduate curricula. Research experience allows undergraduate students to better understand published works, learn to balance collaborative and individual work, determine an area of interest, and jump start their careers as researchers. Through exposure to


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