Advanced Medical and Dental Institute (AMDI) had a humble beginning in 2002, upon receiving the formally approved memorandum from the Ministry of Education to set up an institute. AMDI was established with novel and unconventional approaches that lead to the development of cutting-edge advanced research, innovative postgraduate programmes in the areas of medicine, dentistry and health sciences and tertiary healthcare services. Clusters have been set up by AMDI to spearhead the academic and research activities in the area of Lifestyle Sciences, Oncological & Radiological Sciences, Regenerative Medicine, lnfectomics, Integrative Medicine and Craniofacial & Biomaterial Sciences.
AMDI is equipped with facilities to conduct research in the fields of medicine and dentistry. The core activities of AMDI focuses in on the elements of advanced translational research. In order to achieve this, AMDI has the latest and most advanced research facilities. These top notch facilities include Laboratories, Animal Research Complex and Clinical Research Complex.
AMDI aims at training and producing highly qualified clinical specialists and scientists. We offer two unique programmes in Malaysia that are only offered at AMDI which are the Masters of Medicine ( Transfusion Medicine) and (Nuclear Medicine). The graduands from these programmes will serve as Transfusion Medicine specialists and Nuclear Medicine specialists. The research-mode programmes include Master of Science and Doctor of Philoshophy which spans across health, medical and dental research areas. In addition, AMDI offers one-year mixed mode programmes which include the Master of Science (Oral Science), Master of Science (Health Toxicology), Master of Science (Medical Research), Master of Science (Transfusion Science) and Master of Science (Clinical Exercise Science).
AMDI offers a comprehensive range of clinical services. Oncology, General Surgery, Paediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology, Opthalmology, Orthodontics and Prosthodontics are among the specialty services that are offered in order to cater to the needs of the community in the Northern Region of Peninsula of Malaysia. The Clinical Trial Complex is well-equipped with state-of-theart facilities and equipments for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Testing and intervention such as radiation theraphy (EBRT, IMRT & Brachytheraphy) and chemotheraphy.
Industry & Community Linkages
AMDI has had on overwhelming reception to provide the community in Kepala Batas regardless of any issues focusing on healthy lifestyle and healthcare services. The division of Industrial and Community Linkages has been assigned to be responsible in developing community involvement programmes and sustainable industry for the benefit of AMDI, the community and Industry.
Specific clusters have been set up by IPPT to thrust forward the research activities and to produce more scientists and medical specialists in Lifestyle Science, Oncological & Radiological Sciences, Regenerative Medicine, Infectomics, Integrative Medicine and Craniofacial & Biomaterial Sciences. With the development of clusters, IPPT hopes to serve for the wellbeing of the society. The success of valuable innovation explored by the scientist may lead to the improvement in quality of life. Recently, Clinical Trial Complex (CTC) and Research Complex were completed in the district of Bertam, Kepala Batas. With the availability of modern technology, Clinical Trial Complex and Research Complex are equipped with the latest equipment for research and clinical services.
Prepared by : Public Relations Office, Avanced Medical and Dental Institute, Universiti Sains Malaysia