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The 12th China-Japan Symposium on Health Sciences held at Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences in Hangzhou, China


On the 10th and 11th February of 2017, President Hiroshi Kito, nine faculty members, and five graduate students from the University of Shizuoka participated in the 12th China-Japan Symposium on Health Sciences held at the Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences in Hangzhou City, Zhejiang Province, China. The Symposium has been held every other year since 1993, on the basis of the friendship agreement between Shizuoka Prefecture and Zhejiang Province.

Twenty-six research presentations were given at this year’s meeting, including a keynote lecture by Prof. Lieming Ding on the anti-cancer drug icotinib, which was developed collaboratively by his company Betta Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. and the Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences. The meeting took place in the Large Lecture Hall of the Academy’s new research facility, with a large audience in attendance. Five professors at the Academy who have carried out collaborative research with the University for many years received the title of “Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka” from President Kito: Prof. Hangjun Lyu, Prof. Xing Zhang, Prof. Zhengrong Shen, Prof. Gaoli Zheng, and Prof. Yiping Ye.

President Kito and Vice President Yasuyuki Imai also took the opportunity to visit the Zhejiang University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences to reaffirm the continuation of active exchange between the two institutions.

Speakers and other participants at the meeting
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Prof. Lieming Ding of Betta Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. gives Keynote Lecture 1

Vice President Yasuyuki Imai of the University of Shizuoka gives Keynote Lecture 2

Prof. Xing Zhang of the Zhejiang Academy of Medical Sciences gives Keynote Lecture 3

Speaker Chihiro Tamoto, 1st-Year Master’s Student in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Shizuoka

Speaker Kota Sekiguchi, 1st-Year Master’s Student in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Shizuoka

Speaker Ayaka Okamoto, 3rd-Year Doctoral Student in Pharmacy at the University of Shizuoka

Speaker Mizuki Inoue, 2nd-Year Master’s Student in Food and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Shizuoka

Speaker Tatsuya Fukuta, 4th-Year Doctoral Student in Pharmacy at the University of Shizuoka

Prof. Hangjun Lyu receives the title of Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka from President Hiroshi Kito

Prof. Xing Zhang receives the title of Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka

Prof. Zhengrong Shen receives the title of Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka

Prof. Gaoli Zheng receives the title of Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka

Prof. Yiping Ye receives the title of Visiting Professor at the University of Shizuoka

At West Lake

Reception

At Zhejiang University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

At Zhejiang University College of Pharmaceutical Sciences



2/17/2017