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
Mobility programmes allow under - and postgraduates to experience short-term training abroad and gain an international perspective to their programme of study. One of the universities in Malaysia that has such a programme is IMU. The University established its student mobility programme in 2007 and offers both inbound and outbound mobility programmes. IMU mobility programmes include internships, research, electives, study visits and clinical attachments. Read
“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
It is always encouraging that students should obtain some overseas exposure as part of their degree programme. The same goes for students of postgraduate programmes. The establishment of the Student Mobility Programme by the International Medical University (IMU) serves to academically and socially enrich a student’s university experience by broadening the students’ perspectives and widening
Continuing your education will help advance your career and while it certainly won’t be easy, there are many possibilities to earn a master’s degree without compromising your career. Many employers recognise the value in continued education for their employees, and even more so if the programme does not take employees away from the job responsibilities.
The professional roles of pharmacists are continuously evolving and this has resulted in many pharmacists seeking to further their studies in a postgraduate degree. They would seek a programme that can better equip them with the fundamental knowledge and skills to enhance their career opportunities as clinical or consultant pharmacists. For those interested in pharmacy
Hi, I am Owen Teo Siew Yong. I have completed the IMU biomedical science degree, followed by IMU Master’s degree in the field of pharmaceutical science research. Instead of continuing onto the obtaining a PhD, I have decided to accept a new challenge. As such, I am currently working in a French multinational pharmaceutical company,
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
Kuala Lumpur, 29 April 2017 – Former IMU Chancellor, YBhg Dato’ Seri Dr T Devaraj was conferred with a Honorary Doctor of Medicine by the International Medical University (IMU) in recognition of his extensive contributions towards the development and growth of medical practice. It follows his exceptional contributions and services to the medical profession and
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.