SGH Holds the Signing Ceremony of the Research Center for Immunity and Microecological Related Diseases of Shanghai Institute of Immunology
On June 17, the signing ceremony of the Research Center for Immunity and Microecological Related Diseases was held at the Lecture Hall on the 9th floor of Medical and Technology Building. The Center was jointly founded by Shanghai General Hospital and Shanghai Institute of Immunology. Vice president of Shanghai Jiaotong University Chen Guoqiang and deputy dean Chen Hongzhuan of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, hospital President Wang Xingpeng, Vice Presidents Xia Shujie and Sun Xiaodong, Head of Shanghai Institute of Immunology Su Bing, department directors from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, our hospital and Shanghai Institute of Immunology attended the ceremony. Hospital Vice President Sun Xiaodong presided over the inauguration.
Professor Su Bing introduced the goal and plan of constructing the Research Center for immunology and Microecological Related Diseases of Shanghai Institute of Immunology. President Wang Xingpeng and Professor Su Bing signed the Cooperation Agreement on the Research Center for Immunity and Microecological Related Diseases of Shanghai Institute of Immunology. Vice president Chen Guoqiang, deputy dean Chen Hongzhuan, President Wang Xingpeng, Vice President Xia Shujie, Vice President Sun Xiaodong, and Professor Su Bing jointly unveiled the plague of the Research Center.
After the agreement signing and unveiling ceremony, President Wang Xingpeng made a speech. He pointed out that Shanghai Institute of Immunology and Shanghai General Hospital have their own features. The scientific background of clinical major diseases and immune microecology are closely related. Immune microecological research should be integrated into clinical practice. Thus, the two sides should work closely with each other to treat serious human diseases by breaking the systematic limits and creating a new cooperative pattern. With the strong support from Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, our hospital will hold an open attitude in the 13th 5-Year Plan period, provide the Research Center with medical and technical support. In return, the Center would improve the research ability of our hospital.
Deputy Dean Chen Hongzhuan expressed his expectations for the further development of Research Center. He pointed out that Shanghai General Hospital and Shanghai Institute of Immunology work closely with the common goal to conquer major human diseases. He believed that with the joint efforts, the Research Center would develop rapidly and create glories. As to its future construction and development, he said that the Research Center first should keep the enthusiasm of innovation, discover new methodology in solving clinical problems. Secondly, it should keep breaking limitations, achieveing in-depth cooperation between the university and the hospital, between basic research and clinical research by sharing resouces and seeking common grounds. Thirdly, it should firmly implement the talent strategy, training and introducing a group of outstanding talents who can engage in scientific research for the further development of Research Center. Last but not least, it should focus on technological transformation by applying the research achievements to clinical treatment.