Professor Douglas Higgs visit to China

Professors Douglas Higgs, Unit Director at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine and Professor Dong, the Director of the CTI, visited China 28th November- 2nd December 2015, as part of their continuing efforts within the CTI to promote research exchange between China and the University of Oxford.

They met Professors Xuetao Cao, Chen Zhu, Depei Liu and Qimin Zhang to discuss future collaborations between China and the CTI, in the area of Haematology and Immunology.

Professor Higgs visit 2015
Professor Qiming Zhang, Xuetao Cao, Professor Doug Higgs, Professor Zhu Chen, Professor Tao Dong, Professor Depei Liu

Professor Higgs gave a talk about his work at the Master Forum at the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and was presented with a gift by Professor Xuetao Cao, President of the Academy after his talk.

Professor Dougls Higgs with Professor Xuetao Cao
Professor Xuetao Cao presenting Professor Higgs with a gift after the Master Forum talk

Professors Higgs and Dong also visited the Haematology Institute in Tianjing, with the aim of promoting potential collaborations with the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine.