Research Facilities


Centre for Translational Research and Epidemiology (CenTRE)

The Centre for Translational Research and Epidemiology (CenTRE) was established in January 2010 and is located in Selayang and Sungai Buloh Campuses.

The Centre for Translational Research (CTR) conducts clinical trial and is located in both Selayang and Sg Buloh Campuses. The Centre for Epidemiology and Statistics in Sg Buloh Campus conduct epidemiology studies and provides support in statistics, study design and analysis.

The CenTRE resources provide an environment to promote participation in clinical and translational research. The CenTRE will provide advice and support to the researcher to facilitate their research:

  • Clinical research/trial development Statisticians to consult on study design and analysis
  • Submission of proposal to ethics committee
  • Study coordinator pool Potential sources of funding Subject recruitment registry


The CenTRE also provides the following to the researchers

  • Consultation rooms and Archiving and storage facilities
  • On site radiological imaging and specialized tests in various subspecialties eg cardiology, respiratory medicine, gastroenterology
  • Collaboration with other faculty's research laboratories including IMMB

CenTRe's website


Institute of Medical Molecular Biothechnology (IMMB)

IMMB is a multidisciplinary institute for molecular research, open for lecturers from the medical faculty as well as other faculties within UiTM or other universities. IMMB is equipped with state of the art equipment, catering for research in genomics, proteomics and molecular cell biology.


IMMB houses units that provides research facilities that includes;

  • Imaging Unit
  • Cell Culture Unit
  • Tissue Culture Unit
  • Embryo Reproduction Research Initiative (ERRIn)
  • Molecular Biotech & Bioinformatics Unit

IMMB's website


Centre for Pathology Diagnostic & Research Laboratories (CPDRL)

CPDRL function is to provide diagnostic and consultancy services in the field of Chemical Pathology, Haematology& Transfusion Medicine , Anatomic Pathology, Medical Microbiology and Forensic Medicine for the UiTM Specialist Centre (PPUiTM).
In research, the centre conducts and facilitates research and development in Pathology and other clinical disciplines for the faculty members and external researchers.


CPDRL provides facilities based on the units that is available in the laboratories;

  • Anatomic Pathology Unit
  • Haematology & Transfusion Medicine Unit
  • Medical Microbiology & Parasitology Unit
  • Forensic Medicine Unit

CPDRL's website


Laboratory Animal Care Unit (LACU)

Laboratory Animal Care Unit (LACU) is a centralized animal research center for the Faculty of Medicine, UiTM Sg. Buloh Campus. Since its foundation in March 2010, it has served its purposes as a centre for the exclusive use of laboratory animals in research and teaching through a proper humane care and management of laboratory animals in particular the rodents. It main facilities include the quarantine, breeding, experimental rooms, surgical theatre, experimental and procedure rooms, general laboratory, washing area, dry food and bedding storage, general waste room, clinical waste room and carcass storage. Various advanced equipments are available for particular research studies at master, postgraduate and postdoctoral studies in basic medical sciences and advanced biomedical areas. This centre also conducts workshops, seminars and training on related areas in the care and maintenance and consultation of laboratory animals and offer assistance for collaborative works and attachments.


LACU provides ;

  • The daily care of laboratory animals
  • Veterinary medical care
  • Technical assistance are provided - laboratory animal caretakers
  • Breeding of laboratory animals of researchers

LACU's website