At Meeting Room no.2, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Prof. Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine together with Mr. Jason Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Biosecurity, LLC and Mr. Marek Stepniak, President of CP Medical Center Co., Ltd., signed the Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of their respective cooperates on November 14, 2018.

The MOU contains a detailed framework for cooperation in research developing and analyzing a unique dataset for cancer research including Cancer Sequencing , Digital Pathology Imaging, Additional Data Collection, finally, the Data Analysis of databases and population studies.

 

Nov 7, 2018, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, along with Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations, Prof.Ammarin Thakkinstian, Ph.D. Head, Section for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the team of Lecturers provided the warm welcome to Prof. Rebessa Ivers, M.D. Head, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of New South Wales precisely visited Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University in order to provide special lecture on "Research on Trauma and Accidents" for Ramathibodi's young staff and PhD students in program of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and discuss for any possible research collaboration between the 2 institutes.

 

Oct 30, 2018 at Meeting room No.1, Office of the Dean; Piyamitr Sritara, Dean, along with Assoc. Prof.Sirin Apiyasawat, M.D., Assistant Dean for International Relations, Assist. Prof. Smith Srisont, M.D., Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Assist. Prof. Natinee Jinawat, M.D., Assistant Dean for Graduate Education, precisely provided a welcome to the 4 executives from Kansai Medical University including Prof.Koichi Tomoda, M.D. President, Prof.Yuko Suzuka, M.D. Director for International Exchange, Prof.Toshimasa Nishiyama, M.D., DMSc and Hirotake Mori, M.D., DTMH, Ph.D., on their occasion of visit the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, in order to achieve the MOU signing ceremony between the 2 institutes.

Kansai Medical University (KMU) is a private medical university in the city of Moriguchi, situated in Osaka Prefecture, a satellite town of Osaka, Japan. Its origins can be traced back to 1928, when the Osaka Women’s Medical College was established, but it was not chartered until 1947. In the same year, College Hospital, the first KMU affiliated hospital was established, and an affiliated nursing school was established the following year. KMU became co-educational in 1954, when it was upgraded to the status of an incorporated educational institution and was given the name it has today. KMU has four affiliated hospitals, including KMU Kori Hospital, KMU Medical Centre, which has a Cardiovascular Centre, and KMU University Hospital, which has a Tertiary Emergency and Critical Care Centre, as well as Kansai Medical University Temmabashi General Clinic.

 

On October 22, 2018, the signing ceremony for General Agreement between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand and University of South Florida (USF) was held at Meeting Room no.2, Office of the Dean, Lecture Hall. The Agreement between Ramathibodi andUSF is aimed to establish the official collaboration between the 2 institutes which leads to the further fruitful exchange activities. By the ceremony, the speeches were delivered by Prof. Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., FRCP, FACP,FRCP(T),Dean of Ramathibodi, and Prof.John Sinnot, Chairman of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida; as representatives of each institutes. On this occasion, Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D, Deputy Dean for International Relations,the other delegates from both institutes including Dr. Teerapat Yingchoncharoen, M.D., Assistant Dean for Education and Research; Dr. Visasiri Tantrakul, M.D., Medical Instructor in Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine and Assistant Professor Monvasi Pachinburavan, M.D. from of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine of USF, attended as honorable witnesses.

 

The University of South Florida, also known as USF, is an American metropolitan public research university in Tampa, Florida, United States. USF is also a member institution of the State University System of Florida. Founded in 1956, USF is the fourth-largest public university in the state of Florida. The USF system has three institutions: USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee.USF is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the top tier of research universities, and is among three other universities in Florida to hold this highest level of classification. The Agreement signed today will facilitate a collaborative process in Joint educational, research activities, exchange of visiting scholars, and also provides an avenue for possibilities of the further student or staff exchange activities between Ramathibodi and USF. 

 

Bangkok- October 2, 2018– In light of personalized medicine and smart medicine being the trend of next generation medicine, Translational Medicine MSc and PhD Programs together with Division of Postgraduate Study and Division of International Relations at the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, hosted The 1st Thailand-Taiwan Forum on Medical Science and Technology, under the theme: “Next-Generation Era of High Throughput Smart Medicine and Personalized Medicine” at the Meeting Room on the 7th floor of Somdetch Phra Debaratana Building.

 

Twelve distinguished speakers from the 2 leading universities of Taiwan including National Sun-Yet Sen University and National Taiwan University joined the symposium. The MSc and PhD Programs in Translational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital and College of Sciences, National Sun Yat-sen University has jointly signed the double degree program agreement for both Ph.D. and Master degrees in 2017, which is the first double degree program between Taiwan and Thailand.  Furthermore, Ramathibodi School of Nursing also has long-term collaborations with the National Taiwan University. 

On this occasion, Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, as the representative of the Dean, Prof. Duangrurdee Wattanasirichaigoon, M.D., Deputy Dean for Graduate Education, and Dr.Chen-Yuan Tung, Representative of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Thailand together welcomed our distinguished speakers.  Prof. Sirintara stated during her remark that Ramathibodi has succeeded in setting up an official collaboration with National Sun Yat-sen University in order to establish the official long-term research collaboration and a Cooperation Agreement for Master and Doctoral Double Degree Programs and also encouraged collaborations of using animal models to study human diseases.  While Dr.Chen-Yuan Tung expressed his willing to promote the exchanges and cooperation in medical education, science and technology between Thailand and Taiwan.  He further mentioned that there are many scholarships provided for Thailand students to study in Taiwan. 

The Panel Sessions during these 2 days scientific forum focused on the following key topics:

· Toxicology

· Animal model

· Regenerative medicine, immunotherapy for cancer and pharmacogenomics

· Pharmacology

· Cancer

We sincerely hope 2018 The 1st Thailand-Taiwan Forum on Medical Science and Technology or-ganized by International Relations Section and Graduate Education Section of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol Uni-versity provides a structured platform for the young blooded researchers to share information and provide the latest updates on their research projects, particularly on Medical Science and Technology in Smart Medicine and Personalized Medicine.

 

 

 

 

 

 

On September 18, 2018, Salathip Restaurant, Shangri-la Hotel, Bangkok. Dr. Nawanan Theera-Ampornpunt, M.D., Assistant Dean for Policy and Informatics, as the representative from Faculty of Medicine Ramatibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, joined the business dinner meeting hosted by Dr. Chen-Yuan Tung The Representative of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office in Thailand.

 

Prof. Sirintara SINGHARA NA AYUDHAYA, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relation and Professor of Radiology (INR), of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University precisely gave a speech at the 16th Brush-up Seminar of NeuroEndovascular Therapy, held at Kobe International Exhibition Hall 3, Kobe, Japan during September 13 - 15, 2018.

 

The program of BSNET 2018 includes a stimulating mix of live case transmission, lectures on the state-of-the art, major global issues in neurovascular diseases. On this occasion, Prof.Sirintara was invited to deliver a contribution as the past president of World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology (WFITN) in front of more than 1,000 audience from all over Japan.

 

The organizer committees of Ramathibodi International Academic Conference 2018 (RIAC 2018) provided a welcome dinner for the international visitors from various countries joining as the honorable speakers of the conference at Pagoda Chinese Restaurant, where our award-winning chef serves classic Cantonese cuisine with a contemporary twist located within Bangkok Marriott Marquis Queen's Park Hotel, on September 3, 2018.

 

Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, M.D.; as representative of Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, along with the member of Ramathibodi Cancer Center including Prof.Suradej Hongeng, M.D., Asst.Prof.Ekaphop Sirachainant, M.D., Dr.Touch Ativitavas, M.D. and Dr.Pimjai Niparuck, M.D, provided a warming welcome dinner for Prof.Borje Andersson, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Department of Stem Cell Transplantation, Division of Cancer Medicine, the University of Texas MD Anderson on September 2 , 2018 at Sala Rim Naam Restaurant, Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

 

Asst.Prof. Suchin Worawichawong, M.D., Assistant Dean for International Relations, as the representative of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, had joined the opening ceremony of the Mahidol University Student, Academic and International Services (MUSAIS) held at the 1st floor of Mahidol Learning Center.

MUSAIS is established in order to facilitate Mahidol's international exchange students and to become an information center for MU Thai students who eager to have both oversea academic or multi-cultural experience.

 

Aug 29, 2018 at Meeting Room no.518, Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building. Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya provided a welcome speech for Mr.Ryoji Noritake, President of Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI); Dr.Ryo Watanabe, lecturer of Division of establishment for graduate school of Health Innovation, his and group of students (Master and PhD in Public Health) from University of Kanagawa, Japan on occasion of their visit for special lecture about "Caring for Older Person: in Hospital Services and Comprehensive Dementia Care".

The lectures comprised 3 topics including "Caring for Older Person: in Hospital Services and Comprehensive Dementia Care" by Asst.Prof.Sirintorn Chansirikanjana from Department of Medicine; "Geriartric Assessment Clinic" by Asst.Prof.Chitima Boongird and "Palliative&End of Life Care" by Asst.Prof.Kittiphon Nagaviroj from Department of Family Medicine.