Memorandum of Understanding

March 16, 2018

The MOU signing ceremony between six medical schools and five institutes for research collaboration in precision medicine in Thailand

The signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was held on 16 March 2018 at the Ministry of public health, Nonthaburi Thailand. This signed MOU aims to promote the robust strategies to make use of large genomic data in data analytics for clinical practice, as well as enabling genomics data sharing across data contributors, research consortia or demanding users. These initiated efforts will create the activities that help implementation of the personalized medicine plan in Thailand including the pharmacogenomic testing, genome-based cancer therapeutics, and monitoring the long-term health and disease among Thai cohort.

Eleven institutes joining this MOU signing ceremony include:

  • Department of Medical Sciences, Ministry of public health
  • Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
  • Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University
  • Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University
  • Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University
  • Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University
  • The National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
  • The Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS)
  • The Medical Council of Thailand
  • The Health Systems Research Institute (HSRI)