A High-level Academic Exchange: The 2nd CMU-MU Joint Symposium
Date：January 2, 2019
The 2nd CMU-MU Joint Symposium was held in Taichung, Taiwan from January 2nd - 4th, 2019. President Banchong Mahaisavariya of Mahidol University led 12 faculty members to participate in the symposium; while 21 faculty members from China Medical University led by Chancellor Wen-Hwa Lee, Vice-president Lu-Hai Wang, and the Dean of Global Affairs Liang-Yo Yang participated in this academic event.
In addition to the discussion forum, 25 PhD students and postdoctoral research fellows from CMU presented their research in the poster session. With the enthusiastic participation of academic talents from both universities, the symposium is a high-level academic feast.
In the symposium, professors from CMU and MU reached consensus to come up with collaboration targets and topics in the field of precision medicine, Chinese medicine, neural science (pain), pharmacy, and public health. Moreover, professors from both universities look forward to apply for joint cooperation grants in the near future.
Mahidol University, founded in 1890, is the most prestigious university in Thailand with two schools of medicine. During January 2018, 7 professors from CMU attended the 1st CMU-MU Joint Symposium that took place in Thailand, under the leadership of Dean Liang-Yo Yang. Since the 1st Joint Symposium, CMU and MU have already begun the cooperation in various fields and the results are beginning to emerge gradually.