More Collaborative Opportunities for Vietnamese Doctors in Liver Diseases with US University

Phan Anh Son, President of the Viet Nam Union of Friendship Associations, along with a delegation from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (USA), convened in Hanoi on November 18th to deliberate on this matter.

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Phan Anh Son, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (R), and Dang Van Chi, Professor of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University and Scientific Director of the Ludwig Cancer Research. (Photo: Dinh Hoa)

Dang Van Chi, Professor of Oncology at Johns Hopkins University and Scientific Director of Ludwig Cancer Research, stated that the delegation aims to connect with Vietnamese partners, universities, and institutes to support Vietnam in establishing a liver cancer biobank, technology transfer, and medical examination and treatment services. They also intend to provide training and offer Vietnamese doctors the opportunity to participate in their project related to liver disease and liver cancer treatment.

Assistant Professor, Doctor Dao Y Doan, Director of the Center of Excellence for Liver Disease in Vietnam (COE), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, expressed hope in receiving support from VUFO to register a legal entity and implement upcoming activities in Vietnam.

Phan Anh Son, President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations, appreciated the delegation’s goodwill and support for Vietnam. VUFO agrees to support Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, in establishing connections with partners, carrying out registration procedures, and implementing activities in Vietnam.

Johns Hopkins University is one of America’s leading universities. It ranks 15th in the World University Rankings for 2024 by Times Higher Education.

Doctors Dang Van Chi and Dao Y Doan are Vietnamese Americans with expertise and a reputation in liver research.

Valerie Mai