Research

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

Fantastic Opportunity for Research Collaboration with Renowned UK Researchers

12 Apr 2016|Alumni, Pharmacy, Research, University|

Dr Mai Chun Wai, one of IMU's School of Pharmacy's lecturer, is one of the recipients of Sultan Mizan Antarctic Research Foundation (YPASM) Research Fellowship 2015. With this grant, Dr Mai Chun Wai together with Prof Peter Convey and Dr Kevin Newsham from British Antarctic Survey (BAS) are currently investigating the antimicrobial effects of bacteria isolated from

IMU Alumnus and Lecturer Receives 2016 Research Mobility Grant for Research Attachment in Italy

28 Mar 2016|Alumni, Pharmacy, PhD in Medical & Health Sciences (by Research), Research, Staff|

IMU Alumnus and Lecturer, Dr Mai Chun Wai is the first recipient of the 2016 Research Mobility Grant, which was awarded at the Researcher Mobility in Drug Discovery Workshop in December 2015. Dr Mai was one of the 40 researchers, selected by Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) to participate in this Workshop in United Kingdom. The

Transforming Communities: IMU Public Health Graduates Making Waves In Many Parts of the World

10 Mar 2016|Programmes, Research, Students|

Graduates of IMU’s Master of Science in Public Health have been helping to build happier and healthier communities in the world. From the villages of Nigeria to the metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, IMU MSc in Public Health graduates are transforming lives of the people they serve. Although the MSc in Public Health taught programme started

Research Led IMU Postgraduate Student to an Antarctic Expedition

7 Mar 2016|Programmes, Research, Students|

An IMU Masters of Science in Medical and Health Sciences (By Research) student, Aniqah Zulfa Binti Abdul Latif, was a member of an expedition to the Antarctic Peninsula for her research to assess the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on Chlorella, which is a group of widely distributed algae. The Malaysian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica 2016,

IMU’s IRDI Successfully Held an Industry Talk in Collaboration with IndiPharm Inc.

14 Jan 2016|Research|

The high quality of medical care we enjoy today is the fruit of tremendous attempts of clinical researches conducted by medical professionals over the past few decades. Their tireless efforts in clinical research have yielded results that have made many once life-threatening diseases and conditions just a memory today. Clinical research is the study of

IMU’s Research Project Won Best Poster Award

5 Jan 2016|Programmes, Research, Staff, Students|

2-4 December 2015 - A poster presented by Dr Ramkumar Rajendran, a lecturer from the Life Sciences Department in IMU’s School of Pharmacy won the best poster award under the biopharmaceutical sciences and pharmaceutical biotechnology category at the 1st International Conference on Pharmacy Education and Research Network of ASEAN (ASEAN PharmNET1), Bangkok, Thailand. The award

Learning about Integrative Data Analyses for Systems Biology at IMU

15 Dec 2015|Research|

‘Omics platform had been frequently used in scientific research recently due to its increasing budget affordability and high data throughput. However, the majority of the subscribers in Malaysia are still dependent on external bioinformatics services for data interpretation. This had limited the scope of analyses that can be carried out (e.g. usually restricted to standard

IMU’s Researchers Awarded FRGS Grants Worth RM 495,200.00

17 Nov 2015|Research, Staff|

Four researchers from International Medical University (IMU) have been successful in securing grants under the Fundamental Research Grants Scheme (FRGS) from the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) this year (2015). The total amount of grants approved is RM 495,200.00. The four recipients are Dr Venkata Srikanth Meka, Dr Subrat Kumar Bhattamisra, Dr Ivan Yap Kok

IMU’s Pharmaceutical Technology Researchers Secured an Industrial Contractual Research Project

4 Nov 2015|Research|

A research team from the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, School of Pharmacy, at the International Medical University (IMU), headed by Dr Venkata Srikanth Meka recently secured an industrial contract research agreement with InQPharm Sdn Bhd, Malaysia. InQpharm is a global life sciences-based company that develops natural healthcare products by combining science, nature and technology. With


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