On the 19th of August 2016 a delegation from the Tianjin Medical University (TMU) visited the University of Groningen and the University Medical Center Groningen.
The delegation was led by Professor Zhi Yao, Party Secretary of TMU, Professor Guowei Huang, Dean of the School of Public Health, Professor Lijun Zhang, Director, Director of the Department of International Exchange and Corporation, and Mr Jian Zhang.
The main purpose of this visit was to sign a new Memorandum of Understanding, to confirm the continuation of the long-lasting and much appreciated cooperation between TMU and Groningen, which already has a history of more than 25 years.
After signing the new cooperation agreement by Professor Yao from TMU, and Professor Sibrand Poppema , President of the University of Groningen, and Professor Erik Boddeke, Interim Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences/UMCG, the delegation visited the UMCG and discussed collaboration ideas and plans more in detail, both in medical research and education.
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