Monday, June 13, 2016

Thermo Fisher Scientific and West China Hospital Partner on Joint Research Platform for Precision Medicine

West China Hospital of Sichuan University image from its homepage
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), the world leader in serving science, today announced a partnership with West China Hospital of Sichuan University, one of the largest single-site hospitals in the world, to develop a joint platform to research precision medicine. The partners shared the news during the seventh round of the China-U.S. High-Level Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) held in Beijing on June 6-7. ...
Richard Stengel, U.S. undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, said, “In recent years, we have witnessed several achievements resulting from public and private partnerships between the U.S. and China – all of which aim to improve the well-being of people in both countries. The collaboration between Thermo Fisher and West China Hospital is a perfect example of America’s efforts to strengthen ties with China in science, technology and health. The agreement reinforces the spirit and goals of the CPE.” ...

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