UCSF/PUMCH Peking Union Medical College Hospital Program

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Investigator: Regis B. Kelly, MD
Sponsor: Peking Union Medical College Hospital

Location(s): China

Description

This partnership was established to pursue shared goals of scholarly interaction, cultural interchange, and cooperative research toward an overall positive public health impact in both China as well as the U.S. Regular exchanges by video conference furthers the understanding of genetic, physiological, and cultural basis of disease in ethnic Chinese populations. Faculty from both PUMCH (Beijing) and UCSF discuss research interests focusing on cancer and diabetes in an effort to identify resources between the two countries including personnel, clinical resources, and opportunities for academic exchanges.