On August 8th 2018, Professor Piyamitr Sritara, M.D., Dean of Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, presided over the International Symposium on Neuroscience and Global Health 2018 held at Conference Room No.810 A, Medical Learning Resource Center and Ramathibodi School of Nursing Building. Upon arrival, the Dean; along with Professor Sirintara Singhara na Ayudhaya, M.D., Deputy Dean for International, Professor Boonsong Ongphiphadhanakul, M.D., Deputy Dean for Research, Professor Wichai Aekpalakorn, M.D., Head of Department of Community Medicine and Professor Jiraporn Laothamatas, M.D., Director of Advanced diagnostic Imaging center; provided warmly welcome to His Excellency Mr.Prasitthiporn Wetprasit, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Thailand to the Kingdom of Norway, on the occasion of being honorable guest of the conference which was organized in commemoration of the fifty-third anniversary of the collaboration of Neuroscience Research and the 9th anniversary of general agreement for academic exchange between Mahidol University and University of Oslo.
The objective of the Symposium is to spread technical and research advances in the clinical, diagnostic and physiological aspects of Neuroscience and Global Health with special lectures from Prof. Dr. Ole Petter Ottersen, M.D., President of Karlolinska Institute and Former President of the University of Oslo and Prof. Dr. Mahmood Amiry-Moghaddam, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience of University of Oslo, as well as sharing knowledge with Assist. Prof. Panitha Jindahra, M.D. who is one of Ramathibodi’s top researcher in Neurology area.