IFOM (FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology) – Milan, Italy
IFOM is a leading European research institute in the field of molecular oncology and has been a close partner
with Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine for research and educational activities.
IFOM and Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine jointly held a symposium in October, 2015,
providing a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss hot topics in cancer research through lectures
by experts and poster presentations by young researchers.
Link to IFOM website: http://www.ifom.eu/en/
More details about the symposium:
M8 Alliance / World Health Summit
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine has participated in the World Health Summit since 2009 as a member of the M8 Alliance. The “M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centers and Medical Universities” was established as a medical and scientific forum of excellence. It is composed as a network of prestigious medical institutions to deal with scientific, political, and economic issues related to medicine and public health at the international level. This international network gives the World Health Summit an outstanding academic background. With these institutions, it is possible to establish a reference platform for medical development on a global scale. The Alliance acts as a permanent platform for framing the future considerations of global medical development and health challenges.
World Health Summit Official Website M8 Alliance Members
Inter-departmental AgreementsSister Institution Relationship
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine currently has agreement of sister institution with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson.)
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine contributes to cancer research through the Global Academic Program of MD Anderson with the other sister institutions and the partner institution.
|Country||Partner Institution||Date Concluded|
|U.S.A||The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center||Mar. 2009|
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine currently has agreements of academic cooperation and student exchange with educational and research institutes all over the world. These initiatives allow us to implement joint research, student exchange, and the exchange of scientific information with partner institutes.
<As of August 31, 2016>