The Chinese Pancreatic Society (CPS) signed cooperation agreement with the American Pancreatic Association (APA) in China’s capital city Beijing on September 2, 2023.
Wu Wenming, vice president of the CPS and Li Min, president of the APA, representing each side, signed the memorandum of cooperation.
Also present at the event were Zhao Yupei, president of the CPS, Zheng Shusen and Ning Guang, vice presidents of the CPS, Chen Jie, chief supervisor of the CPS, Dong Jiahong, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), and Ashok Saluja, secretary general of the APA.
At the event, the CPS conferred the title of honorary member on Li Min and Ashok Saluja.
Zhao Yupei noted that the signing of the agreement will deepen global research cooperation in a more open and collaborative way, bringing benefits to pancreatic patients worldwide.
Li Min and Ashok Saluja congratulated the establishment of the CPS, noting that the signing of the agreement will provide an opportunity to reduce the incidence and improve treatment efficiency of pancreatic diseases. They hoped the two sides could make more cooperation to make breakthroughs in relevant fields.
The CPS is a national academic society officially established in January 2022 with the approval of competent organs including the China Association for Science and Technology (CAST) and the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
The signing of the agreement marks the two sides enter a new stage and will achieve more fruits in academic exchange, research cooperation, talent cultivation and science communication.