On June 25, the delegation of Duke University visited Institute of Materia Medica (IMM). The delegation was led by Lisa Bourget, the director of Strategy and Partnership Development, Duke Medicine Global. The members included Suresh Balu, Director of Duke Institute for Health Innovation, Arthur Huang, Project Manager of Duke Medicine Global, Xian Ying, assistant professor of Duke Clinic Research Institute, and Cameron Musler, Business Strategy Intern. Jiang Jiandong, Director of IMM, Chen Xiaoguang, Secretary of the Communist Party Committee of IMM, Yu Shishan, Deputy Director of IMM, Wang Ke, IMM Director's Assistant and Prof. Lei Pingsheng welcomed the delegation.
During the meeting, Director Jiang Jiandong gave a simple introduction of IMM and hoped that there would be cooperation between IMM and Duke University in the future. Dr. Bourget introduced Duke University and expressed her hope to establish more communication with China, including research and education. At last Dr. Xian Ying talked about the development of drug clinic trials in the Duke Clinic Research Institute.
After the meeting, the delegation visited some labs and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.