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China-Canada Bilateral Workshop on Depression was Held in Chengdu

From October 30-31, 2014, the China-Canada Bilateral Workshop on Depression, co-sponsored by NSFC and CIHR and organized by West China Hospital of Sichuan University, was held in Chengdu, Sichuan province. Twenty-two scholars from China and Canada have participated in the meeting.

Mr. Li Weimin, president of West China Hospital of Sichuan University, Prof. Zou Liyao, Deputy Director-General of NSFC’s Bureau of International Cooperation, Prof. Xu Yanying, Deputy Director-General of NSFC’s Department of Health Sciences, Dr. Anthony G. Phillips, Scientific Director of CIHR-INMHA and Mr. Zul Merali, President and CEO of CDRIN gave welcome speeches at the opening ceremony. During the workshop, experts and scholars from both China and Canada conducted all-round discussions on issues related to the basis and clinics of depression and explored the research opportunities for future cooperation. This workshop laid a solid foundation for follow-up cooperation between NSFC and CIHR in relevant areas.

Ms. Liu Xiuping and Ms. Shen Jie from NSFC’s Bureau of International Cooperation also attended the workshop.

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