Today (Jan 29, 2018), Prof.Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhya, Deputy Dean for International Relations paid a visit to the Cultural Division of Taipei Economic and Cultural Officer in Thailand (TECO) in order to have discussion with Ms.Jill Lai, the Education Attaché of TECO towards the collaboration between Ramathibodi and TECO in the near future.

 

On Dec 20, 2017, at Room no.606, 6th floor, Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building, Faculty of Medicine Ramthibodi Hospital Mahidol University. Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Duputy Dean for International Relations, along with her Assistant Dean for International Relations, Assist.Prof.Sushin Worrawichawong and the other 2 pathology instructors including Dr.Ekawat Pasomsub and Dr.Prawat Nitiyanant provided a warm welcome to the executives from University Montpellier, French; Prof.Francois Henn, Vice-President for International Relations Affair, Prof.Roger Frutos , Deputy Vice-President for International Relations Southern Asia and Dr. Aneta Afelt Erasmus Program Faculty Coordinator in order to visit and discuss for possibility to develop both educational and research projects together.

 

On December 13, 2017, at Room No.812, 8th  floor, Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building. Prof.Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, along with Assoc. Prof. Sarayut Supapannachart, M.D., Deputy Dean for School of Hospital Management, hosted a warm welcome and lunch meeting for the executives team from Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI), Kanagawa Prefecture Government, JAPAN, leading by President Ryoji Noritake, MSc., on their occasion visiting Ramathibodi.

Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) of Kanagawa Prefecture Government, which has just celebrates its 10 years of activity, has a main mission to improve the civic mind and individuals’ well-being, and to foster a sustainable healthy community by shaping ideas and values, reaching out to global needs, and catalyzing society for impact. 

 

NEW ACADEMIC EXCHANGE AGREEMENT WITH CAS, CHINA

On December 8, 2017, the signing ceremony for new academic exchange agreement between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand and Institute of Applied Technology, Hefei Institutes of Physical Science, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), China, was held within the at The Royal Thai Army Club, Bangkok, Thailand.

This new agreement is aimed to establish the official relationship on academic cooperation, including the academic exchange and research collaboration between the two institutes. By this event, Prof.Dr.Lui Yong, Deputy Director of Institute of Applied Technology, and Prof.Deng Cuoqing, Director of Science and Technology Development Department CASHIPS was attending as the representatives from CAS while Prof. Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul. M.D., Deputy Dean for Research was attending as representatives from Ramathibodi. 

 

On 26th May, 2017 at Athasit Vejajiva room, 5th floor, Queen Sirikit Medical Center. Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy dean for International relation gave an opening address for The 2nd Joint Conference Ramathibodi – Osaka University under the theme of “Active Aging” to the team of executives, speakers, medical instructors and distinguished participants from both Osaka University, Japan and Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand. The Key note speakers of the joint conference held in this year are Prof. Ken Nakata, the Director of Center of Global Health, Osaka University and Dr. Wiwat Rojanapithayakorn, the Director of the Center for Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University. It was a good opportunity of them to exchange views on various issues about “Active aging” in term of Radiology , Health Examination ,Genomics , Reproductive medicine and Sport medicine in order to strengthen the official collaboration between the 2 institutes.

 

On May 15, 2017 at Meeting Room No.1, Office of the Dean, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Professor Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., FRCP, FACP, FRCP (T), Dean along with Professor Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations and Professor Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, M.D., Deputy Dean for Research provided a warm welcome to Professor Peter Monk, BSc, PhD., Professor of Immunology, Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, University of Sheffield for his visit to Thailand.

With this good opportunities, he visited Ramathibodi in order to discuss about the new research collaboration, in addition he provided the special lecture about his new project about New Strategy for Preventing Bacterial and Yeast Infections in Skin that would be benefit for our young staff in the specific area.

In 1995, Arthritis Research UK awarded Professor Monk post-doctoral fellowship to establish his own laboratory, working on the interactions between C5a and its receptor as the first group to characterise the second C5a receptor, C5L2, now recognised to have important roles in inflammation and neurodegeneration. 

 

 

On May 2, 2017, Prof.Piyamitr Sritara, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital and Professor Hsiung Chou, Dean of College of Science, National Sun Yat Sen University, Taiwan as the representatives from each institute, attended the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Signing Ceremony at Room 423, 4th Floor, Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Thailand.

This MOU is the collaboration between Ramathibodi’s Doctor of Philosophy Program in Translational Medicine (International Program) and National Sun Yat Sen University’s Biomedical Sciences Institute in order to established the official long-term research collaboration and Joint Duo Program which will offers great benefits to both institutions.

National Sun Yat Sen University is a public, postgraduate-oriented research university located in Sizihwan, Gushan District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. It is essentially a national think tank attributed to its more than half organizations are research institutes, some of them were founded by the government of the United States, Japan and European Commission. Despite its medium size, NSYSU is considered as one of the most prestigious universities in the Cross-Strait territory. It ranks as one of world's top 400 colleges and Taiwan's 3rd best ranked business school, furthermore, one of 50 best universities under the age of 50 worldwide.

 

 

On April 5, 2017 at The French Embassy in Bangkok, Thailand. His Excellency, Monsieur Gilles Garachon honored presented at the MOU signing ceremony between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand and The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) was held

The MOU between Ramathibodi and CEA is aimed to continue the official relationship on academic activities and research collaboration. By this event, Professor Vincent BERGER, Director General of the Fundamental Research Division of CEA and Professor Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., FRCP, FACP,FRCP(T), Dean of Ramathibodi, attended as representative of each institute, along with the participation by the honorable witnesses and delegates including; Professor Sansanee Chaiyaroj, Ph.D. Acting Vice President for Research and International Relations of Mahidol University, Professor Philippe LEBOULCH, CEA’s High Counselor for Medical Innovation and International Scientific Director, Ramathibodi administrative team and the other honorable delegates from Mahidol University, CEA and French Embassy joined as the witness of the ceremony.

 

 

 

 
Visiting Excellent Center for Drug Discovery
@Faculty of Science, Mahidol University AndTumor Biobank Cancer Center Ramathibodi Hospital
March 1, 2017
On March 1, 2017, Professor Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, Deputy Dean for International Relations, Prof. Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, Deputy Dean for Research, and Asst. Prof. Somjai Dangprasert, Director of Ramathibodi Comprehensive Cancer Center, along with Ramathibodi Comprehensive Cancer Center Committees welcomed Mr. Pongprach Makchang, Counsellor, Royal Thai Embassy, Oslo, Norway, Ms. Moya Berli, Director of International Relations Bureau, Clinic for Cancer Medicine, Prof. Gunhild M. Mælandsmo and Prof. Sigbjørn Smeland from the Radium Hospital, Oslo University, and  Prof. Annie Huang from Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada to visit Ramathibodi Tumor Biobank Unit, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, and the Excellent Center for Drug Discovery, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University.
 

On March 3, 2017, the MOU signing ceremony between the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand and National Institute of Public Health, Ministry of Health, Lao PDR (NIOPH) was held at Rattanakosin Ballroom, Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand.

The MOU between Ramathibodi and NIOPH is aimed to establish the beneficial relationship on academic cooperation, including the academic activities and research collaboration. By this event, Dr. Souraxay Prommala, MD, MTM, Director General of the NIOPH, Prof. Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., FRCP, FACP,FRCP(T), Dean of Ramathibodi, Dr. Rapee Boonplueang, Assistant to the President for International Relations, Mr.Titouny Sisurad, Second Secretary of The Embassy of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic to Thailand, Prof. Sirintara Singhara Na Ayudhaya, M.D, Deputy Dean for International Relations, Prof. Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, M.D., Deputy Dean for Research and the other delegates from both Ramathibodi and NIOPH as joined as the witness of the ceremony.

 

On December 26, 2016 at the Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University.

Prof Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya,M.D., Deputy Dean for International Relations along with Prof Boonsong Onkphiphattanakul, M.D., Deputy Dean for Research, Prof. Anant Khositseth, M.D., Deputy Dean for Undergraduate Education, Assist. Prof.Sirin Apiyasawat , M.D., Assistant to the Dean for Graduate Education, Prof. Wichai Aekplakorn, M.D., Ph.D., Head of Department of Community Medicine, Assoc. Prof. Renu Pookboonmee, Director of Ramathibodi School of  Nursing and Asst Prof Dr. Wantana Maneesriwongul, Associate Director for Academic and International Affairs provide warmest greeting to the 5 academic representatives from Myanmar for their visit in order to discuss about the future collaboration  with Ramathibodi's executives and visit the site of Renaissance Robot  at Department of Sugery.