CAMS Oxford Institute unveiled
Oxford University and the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) signed a cooperation agreement at a virtual unveiling ceremony of the CAMS Oxford Institute at the end of April. Professor Louise Richardson, the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, and Chen Wang, CAMS President, signed the agreement on behalf of their respective organisations.
Professor Tao Dong, Supernumerary Fellow, is the director of the new institute. Professor Najib Rahman, Supernumerary Fellow, Professor Peijun Zhang, Supernumerary Fellow, and Professor Gavin Screaton, Supernumerary Fellow, are principal investigators funded by the new institute. Dr Nick Kanellakis is a career development fellow at the institute. CAMS Oxford Institute is China’s first overseas medical sciences institute in the UK. The establishment of the CAMS Oxford Institute has been a collaborative effort between the University of Oxford and the China Academy of Medical Sciences. More than 30 DPhil students have been funded via the Institute including two students from Univ.
Chen Wang (President of CAMS/PUMC), Zeguang Zheng (Chinese Ambassador, Chinese Embassy London), Jianxue Sheng (Secretary-General of China Scholarship Council) and Xuetao Cao (President of Nankai University and Co-Director of COI) all attended the virtual event.
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Oxford Institute is China’s first medical sciences institute in the UK hosted by the University of Oxford, a collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) and the University. The new institute builds on the CAMS Oxford International Centre for Translational Immunology (CTI), established in 2013 under the direction of Professor Xuetao Cao, and will expand and develop existing successful collaborations between the two organisations and countries.
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Published: 10 May 2022