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ITM Delegation Visited the State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy

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Recently, Prof. Yi Sun, dean of the Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM), led a delegation to visit the State Key Laboratory of Biotherapy in Sichuan University. AcademicianYuquan Wei gave the delegation a warm welcome.

 
State/National Key Laboratory of Biotherapy (SKLB) was established by the Ministry of Sciences and Technology in China in 2005, and became one of the National Research and Development (R&D) Platforms for Novel Drugs founded by the Ministries of Sciences and Technology as well as Public Health in September 2008. It is also supported by National Collaborative Innovation Program and became the National Collaborative Innovation Center for Biotherapy in April 2013. The Platform is located in the High Tech Zone of Chengdu and the Medical Campus of Sichuan University.
 
SKLB is becoming a highly-regarded, comprehensive and multidisciplinary research center in China. Part of the mission of this Platform is to improve the treatment of major human diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, diabetes mellitus, infectious diseases (hepatitis, AIDS, and tuberculosis etc), inflammatory diseases, neurological disease, as well as chronic autoimmune diseases. Focusing on more than 200 important targets, hundreds of projects for basic research and biologic drugs (such as gene and cell therapy, vaccines, and monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, etc), synthetic small molecule drugs and small molecule natural products are ongoing.