The Vice-Premier of the People’s Republic of China, Liu Yandong, has visited Oxford to witness the signing and launching of Chinese Academy of Medical Science Oxford Institute, which builds on Center for Translational Immunology and will expand and develop existing successful collaboration between the two organisation and countries. Combining the strength of both partners-with Oxford offering a world class environment and training, and China exceptional researchers and vision-the institute will deliver outstanding science and help to develop innovative medicines to tackle infectious disease and cancer.
Madam Liu also witnessed the signing of MD/D.Phil scholarship program by Chinese scholarship council, Chinese Academy of Medical Science/ Peking Union Medical school and University of Oxford, the purpose of this program is to train next generation clinical scientists.
The founding directors for this new joint Institute are: Professor Xuetao Cao (CAMS) and Professor Tao Dong (Oxford)
Madame Liu at the CAMS Oxford Institute Inaugural Ceremony