The future of medicine is individualized care. PUGSOM students learn to combine expertise on the biology of health and disease with knowledge of a person's social, cultural, psychological and environmental variables.Apply Now ›
What We Believe
The 21st century physician should not simply diagnose and treat disease, but should also understand all the factors that contribute to individual variation – from the gene to society and environmental influences.Our Curriculum ›
Perdana Quick Facts
- Founded in 2010 in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
- The first American-style graduate medical school in Malaysia
- Developed in concert with a fully integrated teaching hospital and research enterprise
- Located 25 minutes from downtown Kuala Lumpur in Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia
- Offering 100% tuition coverage for eligible Malaysian students.
Clinical Experience from Day One
On a model of concurrent learning, Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine first-year students are introduced not only to the scientific foundations of medicine but also to clinical care from the first day of classes. In the course of the first year, students practice physical exam skills, history taking skills, communication skills and other clinical exercises with individuals trained to portray the roles of patients, family members and others whom they may encounter in clinical situations.Read More ›
Cutting Edge Learning Spaces
Dedicated solely to medical student education, Perdana's Medical Education Building will allow the incorporation of new teaching techniques, such as team-based learning, learning studio presentations, group computer work, electronic whiteboards and microsimulations.Learn More ›
Featured Faculty: Dr. Asif Khan
Dr. Mohammad Asif Khan is an Assistant Professor in Bioinformatics at the Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine (PUGSOM), with an adjunct Assistant Professor appointment at the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), USA. He obtained his Ph.D in Bioinformatics from the National University of Singapore (NUS), and did his postdoctoral fellowships at both NUS and JHUSOM. He also held a visiting scientist position at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (iFReC), Osaka University, Japan, under their Young Researchers Program.
Dr. Khan’s research interests are in the area of biological data warehousing and applications of bioinformatics to the study of immune responses, vaccines, venom toxins, drug design, and disease biomarkers.›