Assoc. Prof. Gasinee Witoonchart, Rector of Thammasat University, together with Assoc. Prof. Kammal Kumar Pawa, M.D., Vice Rector for Administration (Pattaya Campus) signed a memorandum of understanding on academic cooperation to support the National Precision Medicine Center project with the Department of Medical Services (Institute of Medical Research and Technology Assessment (IMRTA) and Udon Thani Cancer Hospital), led by Dr. Somsak Akksilp, Director-General of the Department of Medical Services, Dr. Manus Phothaphon, Deputy Director-General, Department of Medical Services and with Prof. Dr. Adis Tasanarong, Dean of Chulabhorn International College of Medicine, Thammasat University, Assoc. Prof. Chumpot Amatayakul, Advisor to the Vice Rector for Administration (Pattaya Campus) and board members of the Medical Department witness.
This collaboration was made possible by Thammasat University and the Department of Medical Services (Institute of Medical Research and Technology Assessment (IMRTA) and Udon Thani Cancer Hospital) that discussed together in academic cooperation to support the National Precision Medicine Center project as a long-term plan. The objective is to be a platform that foster opportunities for Thai people to recognize, understand, and obtain access to medical treatment with precision medicine and support the development of potential and learning, academic development courses, and research related to advanced medical technology and precision medicine to develop precision medicine services for the people through the cooperation of hospitals under the Department of Medical Services and other relevant health departments as well as to support the comprehensive medical system of Thammasat University (EECmd) which will be implementing in the Thammasat University Hospital, Pattaya Campus in Bang Lamung District, Chonburi Province that is currently under construction.