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Careers in Medical Biotechnology

03 Jul 2013

Interested in a career that is dedicated to help improve lives via cutting-edge research working in a laboratory? If this is the type of career that you are keen on, consider a career in medical biotechnology. Career Path in Medical Biotechnology Medical biotechnology is a career that entails the application of knowledge from basic and applied medical sciences, bioprocess engineering and   bioinformatics, in the development of new products and technologies for the advancement of healthcare. In Malaysia, employment opportunities can be found in public and private sectors in hospitals, universities, research organisations, multinationals, healthcare technology and environmental industries and a plethora of public-listed companies in the agrobio industry. Employment opportunities are also available abroad where the biotechnology industry is critically in need of a skilled work force. Medical biotechnologists can be employed in R&D departments/quality control divisions/commercial divisions of pharmaceutical, fermentation and food science industries. This area of expertise can also be utilised in agricultural, supplementary diets, healthcare technology and environmental industries, hospitals, universities/colleges and writing/ journalism. In order to become a medical biotechnologist, you must undergo a formal education / training which will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills. This is one of the programmes offered at the International Medical University (IMU), Malaysia’s first and most established private medical and healthcare university founded 21 years ago. medical_bio_info

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