CMU and CMUH Signing MoU with National University Health System of Singapore
Date：June 6, 2019
Professor Khay Guan Yeoh, the Deputy Chief Executive of National University Health System (NUHS), Singapore, visited China Medical University for a 2-day academic exchanges. Professor Khay Guan Yeoh delivered two talks on the topic of diagnosis and prevention of gastric cancer. In addition, China Medical University (CMU) and China Medical University Hospital (CMUH) respectively signed MoUs with National University Health System.
Professor Khay Guan Yeoh came to Taiwan with the invitation from Professor Liang-Yo Yang, Dean of Global Affairs, CMU. Two talks by Professor YEOH “New Methods for the Early Detection of Gastric Cancer”, and “How Do We Detect Early Gastric Cancer? Results from an Endoscopic Surveillance Programme (GCEP)”, attracted lots of students, faculties, researchers, and clinicians. Through the presentations and discussions, the audiences gained more understanding regarding the latest research developments of the early diagnosis and prevention of gastric cancer.
During Professor Khay Guan Yeoh’s visit, he met CMU Vice President Clifford Chao and Vice President Lu-Hai Wang. Professor Yeoh and Vice President Clifford Chao discussed about the cooperation in research field of colorectal cancer, and Vice President Chao mentioned that this year (2019) he will lead a team to NUHS for the joint symposium in colorectal cancer research. On the other hand, Professor Yeoh discussed with Vice President Lu-Hai Wang about the cooperation between two universities in Chinese herbal medicine and how it can be used to prevent and treat cancer. In the future, CMU Research Center for Chinese Herbal Medicine, CMUH Cancer Center, and NUS will work closely on the research for cancer treatment and early diagnosis, and hold symposia annually on the topic of Chinese herbal medicine, cancer, aging, and neurosciences.
Besides academic exchanges, Dean Liang-Yo Yang arranged a visit for Professor Khay Guan Yeoh to the Chinese Medicine Hospital and Chinese Medicine Pharmacy of CMUH. Professor Sheng-Teng Huang, the Director-General of CMUH Division of Chinese Medicine, led and introduced the pharmacy, treatments, instrument diagnosis, and the integration of Chinese and Western medicine. Professor Yeoh was impressive by CMUH’s integrated medicine that provide a more effective medical care for patients, and he strongly emphasized that NUHS will enhance the international collaboration with CMU and CMUH in teaching, research, medical treatment, clinical trials, and drug development.