The joint research center was established between DICP and the No. 1 Hospital of the Liaoning Medical University(LMU), and a ceremony for agreement signing and signboard unveiling was held on 2nd July at DICP. Attending the ceremony were Prof. Hua Wang, Vice-Director of DICP, Dr. Ling Yang, professor of DICP, Dr. Hongzhi Sun, Dr. Bin Guo and Dr. Zhitu Zhu, respectively Director and Vice-Directors of No. 1 Hospital of LUM, and Dr. Yang Zhang, Head of Department of Oncology, No. 2 Hospital of Dalian Medical University.
Facing the practical needs of clinical medicine, the objectives of translational medicine are to tackle difficult clinical problems by integrating basic and interdisciplinary medical techniques, to solve individual curing problems, and to promote innovation of new drugs, with a final goal of pushing forward the fast-commercialization of new inventions. The setting up of the DICP-LMU Joint Research Center will make good use of the scientific superiorities of DICP and LMU, combine effectively chemistry with medicine, and contribute to the research and development of translational medicine in the region of North-East China.