Boosting relations with Imperial College London
Imperial College London invited MD-KKU representatives to attend the Wellcome Centre for Global Health Research annual scientific meeting on November 13-14, 2014.
The representatives included Assoc. Prof. Surasakdi Wongratanacheewin, Associate Dean for Research Affairs, Assoc. Prof. Supat Sinawat, Associate Dean for International Relations and Cooperation Strategies, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thidarut Boonmars. Assistant Dean for Research Affairs, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paiboon Sithithaworn, Head, Department of Parasitology and Asst. Prof. Dr. Narong Khuntikeo, Department of Surgery.
The team met Prof. Simon Taylor Robinson, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, and negotiated with Wellcome trust to get a study grant for MD-KKU staff undertaking the PhD program at Imperial College London and discussed the possibility of holding the next annual scientific meeting for Imperial College London -Wellcome Centre for Global Health Research at the Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University.