Guide to medical school application for Malaysian students

The purpose of this post is to guide Malaysian pre-med (high school and college) students who are considering an application to medical school. Since many medical schools worldwide have a wide range of selection (specific to each school), my focus is to provide a general idea that will form a foundation for most, if notContinue reading “Guide to medical school application for Malaysian students”

The genetics of race among other lies you’ve been told

I was in my 2nd year of medical school when I jumped into a heated Facebook discussion with my consultant about using race as a proxy to stratify and diagnose patients in Malaysia. The trigger for the discussion was slightly unconventional – a TED talk by the race activist, Dorothy Roberts and my time spentContinue reading “The genetics of race among other lies you’ve been told”

Talk nerdy to me! – effective science communication

Howdy, folks! It’s my first post in 2017, besides the resolution update earlier this year (which I’ve totally been following, duh.) and I want to start with a bang (*cue sound effect*)! So, I’ve had the pleasure to attend the Famelab Malaysia 2017 Masterclass training session for 2 days, hosted by British Council & MIGHT and run byContinue reading “Talk nerdy to me! – effective science communication”