Oregon Health & Science University has partnered with Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital in order to help both institutions expand research capacity. As a result, both institutions are sharing research salary support in order to investigate innovative approaches to the prevention and treatment of HIV, Tuberculosis, Zika Virus, NCDs, Aflatoxin and Dengue Fever and to contribute the development and creation of research projects for research abroad.
On Monday 31 st October 2016, Clin. Prof. Udom Kachintorn, President of Mahidol University and Prof. Dr. Prasit Watanapa, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital welcomed and participated in the research collaborative conference with President Joe Robertson and team from Oregon Health & Science University, USA.
On this occasion, Prof. Dr. Ruengpung Sutthent, Deputy Dean of Research, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital likewise welcomed President Joe Robertson, Dr. Justin Denny, Dr.Marcel Curlin and Dr. Bill Messer global researcher team from Oregon Health & Science University, brought to visit laboratory facilities and discussed for research collaboration allowing for exchanges in student, faculty and research across all schools.