The 7th Press Conference by the President in 2016
On November 16, 2016, Gifu University held the 7th Press Conference by the President.
First, President Hisataka Moriwaki spoke about "the 10th Anniversary of the United Graduate School of Drug Discovery and Medical Information Sciences" in association with the Gifu University's "Future Vision for 2025."
Next, Professor Masayuki Niwa, Dean of the School explained about the anniversary related events in detail.
The United Graduate School of Drug Discovery and Medical Information Sciences was established on April 1, 2007 by integrating and merging parts of the School of Medicine, the Faculty of Engineering of Gifu University, and parts of Gifu Pharmaceutical University (public university run by Gifu City). It became the first united graduate school between national university and public university in Japan.
Since its establishment, the School has been implementing a number of unique educational and research programs/projects centering around drug discovery and medical information sciences. Among others, for the past 10 years, it has been endeavoring to cultivate highly-professional personnel endowed with foresight and flexible frame of mind, and is capable of playing a leading role in pharmaceutical and medical fields in the near future.
Gifu University has the school of medicine, faculties of pharmaceutical and veterinary sciences, engineering and applied biological sciences, the Center for Highly Advanced Integration of Nano and Life Science, the University Hospital and the Animal Medical Center, all of which are located within the same premises. In this respect, the United Graduate School of Drug Discovery and Medical Information Sciences is truly blessed with an ideal environment to promote translational research.
With drug discovery, medical information sciences and translational research as keywords, the School remains committed to the university's globalization as a place for education, research and human resource development, and keeps on serving as the university hub in the years to come.
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