Consistently rated in the top three UK university institutions and ranked in 2007 as the fifth globally in the Times Higher World University Rankings, Imperial College London is a world-leading, science-based university whose reputation for excellence in teaching and research attracts students (11,000) and staff (6,000) of the highest international quality.
The Faculty of Medicine has more than 450 Principal Investigators in its eight divisions and an annual research income of more than £100 million, which is the largest research income of any UK medical school.
AMC attempts to broaden the scope of its international relations with European countries through the initiation of collaborative research projects and the exchange of research staff between institutions. In this regard, AMC is privileged to be in partnership with Imperial College London.The activities of the alliance with Imperial College London are summarized below.
- Establish and maintain local, regional, and international educational and research initiatives
- Strengthen national and international collaboration efforts
- Organize International Joint Symposia
- Support clinical trials
February 22, 2007 at Seoul, Asan Medical Center
The first joint medical symposium commemorating the new strategic partnership was held at Asan Medical Center, in Seoul on February 22, 2007.
The symposium included six thematic focuses: Organ Transplantation, Oncology, Immunology, Genetics, Diabetes, and Neuroscience.
March 17-18, 2008 at London, Imperial College
The second joint medical symposium was held at Imperial College London on March 17 to 18, 2008.
The symposium included two thematic focuses: Lung cancer and Hematologic cancer.
April 15, 2010 at Seoul, Asan Medical Center
The third joint medical symposium was held at Asan Medical Center on April 15, 2010.
The symposium included two thematic focuses: Lung cancer and Breast cancer.