Navigation Links
Hutchinson Center and China CDC sign agreement for research and training collaboration
Date:10/29/2010

The Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center today formalized an ongoing relationship by signing a collaboration agreement. It marks the first such agreement between the China CDC and a U.S. cancer research center.

The agreement a memorandum of understanding provides a framework for scientific research and training projects that support and contribute to the prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infectious diseases and other related health concerns in China and the U.S.

The collaboration was made official during a signing ceremony this morning at the Hutchinson Center involving China CDC Director General Yu Wang, M.D., Ph.D., and incoming Hutchinson Center President and Director Larry Corey, M.D.

"The prevention and early detection of tumors and related infectious diseases, as an important strategy for promoting health and extending a healthy lifespan, are the shared priorities of both the China CDC and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center," said Wang, who leads a delegation from China that is spending three days at the Hutchinson Center to attend a series of science symposia conducted by researchers from both institutions.

"This is a groundbreaking agreement that provides a unique research collaboration in a wide area of global health problems in both infectious diseases and cancer," Corey said. "The ability to link Hutchinson Center scientists and programs with the China CDC's national database and scientific programs will provide major advantages both to the U.S. and Chinese research communities."

Hutchinson Center and University of Washington faculty since 2003 have worked with Chinese health authorities on collaborative HIV/AIDS projects, including vaccine clinical trials and research on a small population of HIV-infected persons known as "HIV controllers." These are patients whose long-term infections never progress to AIDS despite their not taking anti-retroviral medications. In addition, Hutchinson Center faculty members have been involved in discussions with Chinese scientists in a variety of studies on breast, gastrointestinal and lung cancers in China.

In 2009, a group of Hutchinson Center and University of Washington statisticians and researchers helped the China CDC analyze an outbreak of a novel and potentially deadly strain of hand, foot and mouth disease called EV71. This collaboration laid the foundations for the expansion and consolidation of the formal partnership between the Hutchinson Center and the China CDC.

EV71 is among the subjects of the science symposium attended by the Chinese delegation. Other topics include tuberculosis and early detection of cancer, with an initial emphasis on gastrointestinal cancer.


'/>"/>

Contact: Kristen Woodward
kwoodwar@fhcrc.org
206-667-5095
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. Hutchinson Center receives $10.24 million from NIH for Latina breast cancer research
2. VCU Massey Cancer Center awarded $2.4 million grant from Virginia Tobacco Commission
3. Breast center receives RI Pink Heals donation
4. UH Case Medical Center receives Get With The Guidelines Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award
5. APIC honors Florida ambulatory surgery center executive
6. La Jolla Institute to develop San Diegos first center for RNAi genomics research
7. University Hospitals Case Medical Centers neuroscience intensive care unit earns Beacon Award
8. NIH awards $14.6M nanomedicine center created to detect and treat atherosclerosis
9. John Theurer Cancer Center to present innovative research at 2 surgical meetings
10. Boston Medical Center receives 2 grants for integrative medicine research
11. Boston Medical Center research study validates the Boston Bowel Preparation Scale
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... , ... The American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI) will present the 2017 ... Session of AMIA’s Annual Symposium in Washington, D.C. AMIA’s Annual Symposium is ... pioneer in the field of medical informatics, this prestigious award is presented to an ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... Information about the technology: , Otomagnetics ... enable prevention of a major side effect of chemotherapy in children. Cisplatin and ... For cisplatin, hearing loss is FDA listed on-label as a dose limiting toxicity. ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... HMP , a leader ... a 2017 Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners were ... 11, 2017. , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... 12, 2017 , ... On Saturday, October 21, the Health & Wellness Center ... to raise money for the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Teams of up to ... together to keep their treadmills moving for 5 hours. Treadmills will start at 7:00 ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... the nation's first interactive health literacy software tool, and the Cancer Patient Education ... of cancer patient education, today announce a new strategic alliance. , As ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)... Oct. 4, 2017 OBP Medical ... illuminating medical devices, today announced regulatory approval from ... Agency (or Agência Nacional de Vigilância Sanitária (ANVISA)) ... cordless surgical retractor with integrated LED light source ... illumination and exposure of a tissue pocket or ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... , Oct. 2, 2017 Halo Labs announces the European ... system called the HORIZON at MIBio 2017 in Cambridge, ... and visible particulate matter in biopharmaceutical samples with unprecedented speed and ... the novel technique Backgrounded Membrane Imaging. ... The HORIZON subvisible particle analysis system ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... MIAMI , Sept. 27, 2017  Commended for their ... recent notable awards. Ranked as number one in the South ... ninth time in Inc. 5000 yearly list, the national specialty ... CEO, Armando Bardisa will soon be honored by ... Set to receive his award ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: