The 1st International Joint Symposium between Lund University and Nagoya University was held on January 18. The symposium started with welcoming remarks by Dean Prof. Masahide Takahashi from the Graduate School of Medicine Nagoya University and Dean Prof. Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson from the School of Medicine Lund University. After the introduction of both universities, 8 researchers gave presentations targeting 3 research areas - Cancer, Neurology and Orthopedics. Many researchers and students attended the symposium and an active Q & A session took place after the presentations. The symposium ended as a great success.
The Signing Ceremony was held on October 19. The Agreement of a Joint Degree Program between both universities was signed. Dean Prof. Gunilla Westergren-Thorsson, Vice Dean Prof. Cecilia Lundberg, Pro-Dean Prof. Lars Dahlin from the School of Medicine Lund University and President Seiichi Matsuo from Nagoya University, Dean Prof. Masahide Takahashi, Vice Dean Prof. Kenji Kadomatsu from the Graduate School of Medicine signed an agreement for a Joint PhD Program. The discussion took place regarding establishing a new education program, “International Collaborative Program in Comprehensive Medical Science between Nagoya University and Lund University” (tentative) which offers a joint PhD Degree in Medicine. Additionally, the Strategy Session between both universities was held and active discussion took place regarding the Joint PhD Program, the exchange of medical students, education of graduate students with research collaborations, and a partnership for exploring the seeds for research colla Through this experience, we hope that we will establish deeper relationships between both universities that serve to promote further research and educational collaboration among faculty members.
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Prof. Cecilia Lundberg (Lund University)
Ms. Karin Frydenlund (Lund University)