2nd International Conference on Medical Science Technology (ICMST 2018)

Registration for ICMST 2018 is now open!!!

ONLINE REGISTRATION (with abstract submission)

Registration and abstract submission forms can be downloaded below and emailed to icmst2018@unikl.edu.my once completed:

ICMST-2018-Registration-Form (word)

ICMST 2018 Registration Form (pdf)

ICMST 2018 Abstract Submission Form

We also accept full papers which will be submitted to our official journal publishing partner, the International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJRPS) (Scopus-indexed) for publication in a special issue.

*publication of papers in IJRPS however is subject to approval by the publisher. A publication fee of USD150.00 will be charged to authors for all accepted papers.

Registration fees are as follows:

Payment Methods

1. Online Banking Transfer / Cash Deposit

  • Account number: 80-0224217-0
  • Address of Bank: Lot 1.04 & 1.05, Level 1, Wisma UNIKEB, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Please indicate ICMST2018 and your full name on the bank transfer transaction for identification purposes, and email the evidence of transaction to icmst2018@unikl.edu.my.

2. Banker’s Cheque / Bank Drafts

  • Cheque / bank drafts can be couriered to: Mr. Muhammad Taufiq Badaruddin (ICMST 2018), Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology, A1-1, Jalan TKS 1, Taman Kajang Sentral, 43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.

3. Guarantor Letter / Local Order

  • Please email us at icmst2018@unikl.edu.my for invoice.

4. Cash

  • Payment by cash can be made at our campus prior to the conference.

Terms and Conditions for Presenting Participants

  • Each abstract will correspond to only one author registration.
  • In the case of no-show (absence from the conference), registered participant cannot request for any conference materials and certificate of attendance will not be given.
  • Each paper will only be provided with one certificate; ie to the presenting author.

Cancellation, Refund and Substitution Policy

  • Registrations that are cancelled more than 60 days prior to the conference are eligible for a refund of 50% of the registration fee.
  • Registrations that are cancelled in between 30 to 60 days prior to the conference will be eligible to a refund of 30% on the registration fee.
  • Cancellations that are made less than 30 days prior to the conference are not eligible for any refund.
  • Registered participants who are unable to attend the conference are welcomed to send a substitute at no extra cost, provided that the organizing committee receives at least 2 weeks prior notice of the proposed substitute and payment have been received in full.

About The Conference

The International Conference on Medical Science Technology is back!!! Our second edition of the conference, ICMST 2018 will be held on the 14th and 15th November 2018 at Tenera Hotel, Bangi, Malaysia. We welcome and hope to see all of you there!!

The conference will feature globally renowned speakers and delegates from academia, research centers and industry to share insights and disseminate research findings specifically related to medical science technology and environmental health. The conference will provide an international platform for the exchange of knowledge and expertise in relevant fields and promote exploration of potential collaboration for future research. The conference theme for this year’s edition is:


The four sub-themes that will be weaved through by plenary talk, oral and poster presentations are:

Public Health
Environmental Health
Occupational Safety & Health
Food & Nutritional Science
Sports Science
Mental Health
Health Wellbeing

Clinical Laboratory Diagnostic
Chemical Pathology
Transfusion Science & Blood Banking

Biomedical Sciences
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Molecular Biology
Infectious Diseases
Non-Communicable Diseases

Healthcare Innovation
Biomedical Engineering
Digital Health
Alternative & Complementary Medicine
Wellness & Beauty
Healthcare Entrepreneurship
Food Technology

We also accept full papers which will be submitted to our official journal publishing partner, the International Journal of Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences (IJRPS) (Scopus-indexed) for publication in a special issue.

*publication of papers in IJRPS however is subject to approval by the publisher. A publication fee of USD150.00 will be charged to authors for all accepted papers.

Confirmed ICMST 2018 Speakers:

Keynote Speakers

Professor Dr. Maurice Hallett
Neutrophil Signalling Group, School of Medicine,
University of Cardiff, United Kingdom

Professor Dr. Maurice is currently  Emeritus Professor of Experimental Cell Biology / Cellular Pharmacology at Cardiff University. He obtained his first degree (BSc Pharmacology) from the University College London (UCL) followed by a PhD Degree from the Department of Pharmacology, also from UCL, undertaking a project on Ca2+ in mast cell secretion. He specialises in developing and using techniques and approaches which allow cellular and subcellular events to be visualised and measured at the individual cell level. His research has focused on understanding the complex and dynamic behaviour of neutrophils (immune white blood cells) and established the Neutrophil Signalling Group within Cardiff University Medical School which he has lead for over 20 year now. The group has built up the equipment and expertise necessary for measurement, manipulation and imaging chemical changes in individual living neutrophils, and solved many of the difficult problems which arise when working with these cells. His research team has received funding from the Medical Research Council (MRC), Wellcome Trust, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Arthritis and Research Campaign (ARC), British Heart Foundation (BHF), National Research Network, Cystic Fibrosis Trust and others. He has served as the honorary secretary of the Royal Microscopical Society Committee (Cell Biology) and also the Cell Biology Theme committee of the Biochemical Society.

Tom Hughes
Senior Scientist & Malaysian Project Coordinator
EcoHealth Alliance, USA

Tom Hughes is a senior scientist and the Malaysian Project Coordinator at EcoHealth Alliance, a global environmental health nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting wildlife and public health from the emergence of diseases. Tom received his Bachelor of Science in Development Studies and Natural Resources from the University of East Anglia and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Tom established the Deep Forest Project in Sabah, a study of the effects of land use change on viral diversity, set up the Wildlife Health Unit and the Wildlife Health, Genetic and Forensic Laboratory with Sabah Wildlife Department and Danau Girang Field Centre, and works closely with partners from the Ministry of Health, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, the Department of Veterinary Services, Sabah Wildlife Department and local universities to develop personnel and laboratory capacity and establish sustainable disease surveillance systems. His work has been featured on The National Geographic Channel, BBC Newshour, and in several publications including The Independent, The Boston GlobeNewsweek and The Daily Telegraph.

Plenary Speakers

Professor Dr. Rukman Awang Hamat
Senior Consultant Microbiologist
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia

Dr. Rukman Awang Hamat is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Microbiology and Parasitology at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. He completed his MBBS  at University of Malaya in 1996 and Master of Pathology at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2006. Dr. Rukman Awang Hamat’s Area of Specialization includes Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Vaccine-Preventable Diseases, Clinical Parasitology and Tropical Health.

Assoc Prof. Dr. Md Azman Seeni Mohamed
Molecular Toxico-Pathologist
Advanced Medical & Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Dr. Azman Seeni is an Associate Professor in Molecular Toxico-Pathology at Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (AMDI), Universiti Sains Malaysia. He obtained his Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology and Bachelor of Applied Science (Biotechnology) from Universiti Sains Malaysia, followed by a Master’s degree in Medical Sciences (Pathology) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and subsequently a PhD from Nagoya City University, Japan in Molecular Toxico-Pathology. He has over 14 years experience in Cancer Research, published numerous papers in High Impact Factor journals and has supervised more than 20 postgraduate students in cancer research and biomaterial products. Dr. Azman has won many local and international prestigious awards such as the American Association Cancer Research Travel Grant Award 2009, Double Gold Award at the British Invention Show 2011 and obtained one patent on chemopreventive agent. Recently, he has focused his research work on cancer chemoprevention agent derived from natural flora and fauna.

Dr. Muhammad Amir Kamaluddin
Council Member,
Malaysian Association of Environmental Health

Dr. Muhammad Amir Kamaluddin graduated in Medicine (MBChB) from the University of Alexandria, Egypt in 1980. He then pursued Master of Science (Occupational Medicine) at the National University of Singapore (1989-90) followed by Masters of Public Health (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) Boston University School of Public Health, USA (1994). Dr. Muhammad Amir had since served 37 years in the Ministry of Health (MOH) Malaysia where he last headed the Environmental Health Research Centre (EHRC), Institute for Medical Research (IMR). He was gazetted as Pakar Perubatan Kesihatan Awam by MOH, a member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH), United Kingdom and is the Subject Consultant in Health Impact Assessment registered with the Department of Environment, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Malaysia. 

Dr. Arni Talib
Head of National Pathology Services &
Head of Pathology Department, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Invited Speakers

Dato’ Dr. Faraizah Dato’ Abdul Karim
Senior Consultant Hematologist
Hospital Ampang, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

Dato’ Dr. Faraizah received her medical training at the University Science Malaysia in Penang and obtained her post graduate degree in Haematology/Pathology from University of London and her subspeciality training in Transfusion in UK. She has served in multiple committees with the Ministry of Health in Malaysia and has been actively involved in various international initiatives. She is the past president of the Haemophilia Society Malaysia and past vice president of the Malaysia Blood Transfusion Society. She is also a member of the College of Pathologist, Academy of Medicine Malaysia, ISTH, ISBT and WFH.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Firdaus Hariri
Maxillofacial Surgeon & Humanitarian
Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Firdaus Hariri is a consultant oral and maxillofacial surgeon in University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) and Department of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgical and Medical Science, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya. He obtained both his dental and medical degrees from University of Malaya (UM) and had his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Queen Mary Hospital and Prince Philip Dental Hospital, The University of Hong Kong. He later had his craniofacial attachments at various established craniofacial centres in the United Kingdom and France. In addition to routine maxillofacial surgical practices such as orthognathic surgery, trauma and oral implantology, his subspecialty and research interests are focused on pediatric craniofacial and reconstructive surgery, distraction osteogenesis, bone regeneration for oral rehabilitation and the application of 3D printing in surgical planning. He is currently the coordinator for the multidisciplinary craniofacial clinic in UMMC, the team leader for Oro-Craniomaxillofacial Research and Surgical (OCReS) group at the Faculty of Dentistry UM, subspecialty coordinator for the Fellowship in Advanced Craniomaxillofacial Surgery UM as well as the editor-in-chief for Journal of Oro-Craniomaxillofacial Research and Surgery.

Dr. Rohani Bt. Jahis
Head of Zoonosis Sector, Disease Control Division,
Ministry of Health, Malaysia 

Dr. Noryati Abu Amin
Director, National Blood Centre (Pusat Darah Negara)

Dr. Muhammad Hamdi Mahmood
Senior Lecturer,
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak

Dr. Muhammad Hamdi Mahmood obtained his Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons) degree from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 1999 and a Master’s degree in Medical Science from Universiti Sains Malaysia in 2003. Following a postgraduate diploma from Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) in 2006, he then obtained his PhD from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom in 2011 where he has served as the President of the Malaysian Student Society Norwich, United Kingdom. Dr. Hamdi is currently a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, UNIMAS since July 2012 and is also a certified Good Clinical Practice laboratorian. Dr. Hamdi is actively working towards the establishment of the biomedical science profession and has been involved in the working committee for Allied Health Professions Act (Biomedical/Clinical Scientist) under the Allied Health Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia. He is a  committee member for the Malaysian Biomedical Science Society (MyBiomed), member of the Malaysian Institute of Medical Laboratory Sciences (MIMLS) and a Licentiate of Institute of Biomedical Sciences (IBMS), United Kingdom.

Who Should Attend ICMST 2018

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Academicians
  • Scientists / Researchers / Inventors
  • Physicians / Medical Doctors
  • Medical Laboratory Technologists
  • Environmental Health Officers
  • Occupational & Safety Officers
  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate Students
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Industry Players

Download the conference brochure (pdf) here.

Chairman’s Welcoming Notes

Welcome to ICMST 2018!

Universiti Kuala Lumpur, Institute of Medical Science Technology (UniKL MESTECH) is pleased and honoured to announce that we will be organizing the “2nd International Conference on Medical Science Technology” (ICMST 2018) on the 14-15th November 2018 at Tenera Hotel, Bangi, Malaysia. This time, it will be a more special occasion as we welcome on-board, our friends from Kesatuan Kebangsaan Juruteknologi Makmal Perubatan (KKJMP @ MLT Union) as our main co-organizer of the conference.

This premiere event will bring together academicians and industry players from a diverse spectrum of healthcare field to share experiences, perspectives, insights and recent advancements specifically in medical science technology and environmental health. The two-day programme will focus on a broad range of issues and challenges in the field of healthcare which will be weaved through by renowned invited speakers and presentations by conference participants as well as scientific exhibitions.

The inaugural conference held in 2016 was a huge success gathering more than 100 participants from across the globe. We hope to continue the success with the 2nd edition in 2018 and invite you to be part of our conference.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Dr. Izuddin Fahmy Abu
Conference Chairman