Research

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

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

IMU Postgraduate Student Won Best Presentation Award

27 Oct 2016|MSc in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Research|

8-9 September, 2016 - A Master of Science in Medical and Health Sciences (by Research) student from the International Medical University (IMU), Wong Yi Hao won the Best Presentation Award in the 18th International Conference on Microbiology and Biotechnology, held in Singapore. The title of his presentation was Possible Involvement of DNA-methyltransferases and Histone Deacetylases

IMU’s Researchers Identified Growth Factors That Can Enhance Growth of Breast Cancer Cells

5 Oct 2016|Research|

A team of researchers led by Prof Leong Chee Onn, Head of the Center for Cancer and Stem Cell Research (Institute for Research, Development, and Innovation, IRDI) had identified a growth factor which can mediate survival of breast cancer cells. The paper titled Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 4 (FGFR4) and Fibroblast Growth Factor 19 (FGF19)

Bringing Science to Life

29 Aug 2016|IMU Cares, Programmes, Research|

A recent report has captured the grim truth many have suspected for years. Malaysian students are losing interest in science, with only 21% of upper secondary students enrolling in the science stream in 2014. Many students find science subjects difficult and uninteresting, and it is not hard to see why. For the children in Rumah

IMU’s Lecturer Won Second Prize for Poster Presentation at Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research

12 Jul 2016|Research|

May 14-16 2016 - Dr Yap Fei Ling, a Lecturer from the School of Medicine, International Medical University (IMU) won the second prize for poster presentation at the Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research held  in Taiwan. The Symposium on Stem Cell and Cancer Research was one of the leading international events gathering world-class scientists

IMU’s Pharmaceutical Chemistry Lecturer Won Best Oral Presenter Award in Seoul Conference

6 Jun 2016|Research|

May 12-14, 2016 - A/Prof Ng Chew Hee, a lecturer from the Division of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, IMU won the Best Oral Presenter Award at the International Conference on Materials Science and Nanotechnology Conference (ISMST) in Seoul, South Korea. At this conference, latest findings from research related to glasses, thin films, composites, iron

IMU School of Pharmacy Lecturer Secured MOSTI Science Funds for the Development of Rotigotine Nanoformulation to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

25 Apr 2016|Research, Staff|

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a brain disorder that causes trembling of hands and slowness of movement. It is most common after the age of 60. It is estimated that about 15,000 to 20,000 individuals suffer from PD in Malaysia. The Pharmaceutical Technology Department in School of Pharmacy, IMU has been actively carrying out research and


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