The 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Guangzhou Medical University Held
Date: 2018-11-26
On November 10th, the 60th anniversary of the founding of Guangzhou Medical University was held in Panyu Campus Auditorium. Liu Yuelun, President of Guangzhou Municipal CPPCC, Wang Dong, Vice Mayor of Guangzhou, Nobel Prize Laureate, Sino-French Hoffmann Immunology Institute Professor Jules Hoffmann, Honorary Director, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Vice President of Shanghai Jiaotong University and Dean of the School of Medicine Professor Chen Guoqiang, Academician of the American Academy of Sciences, Associate Professor of the University of Arizona, Professor Joe Garcia, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Professor Guo Aike, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Hong Kong Medicine Professor Su Guohui, academician of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Sciences, Professor Guillen Fernandez of the University of Radboud, the Netherlands, academician of the European Molecular Biology Organization, researcher of the Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Professor Pei Duanqing, and numerous leaders of provincial and municipal level departments, different partner departments of other Universities, news media and representatives of alumni at home and abroad attended the commemorative meeting. Also attending the commemorative meeting are the university's leaders, teachers and students, and retired employee representatives.

The commemorative meeting was presided over by Professor Ran Pixin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangzhou Medical University. He expressed warm welcome and heartfelt thanks to the leaders, experts, guests and alumni who attended and participated in the celebratory activities. He said that in the past 60 years, Guangzhou Medical University has inherited and carried forward the spirit of alumni, and has achieved fruitful results in personnel training, discipline construction, scientific research, and social services, and has made positive contributions to the social and economic development of the country, provinces and cities.

Professor Ran Pixin, Secretary of the Party Committee of Guangzhou Medical University

Professor Wang Xinhua, President of Guangzhou Medical University, delivered a speech on behalf of the university. He reviewed the university history of more than half a century and shared the achievements of the university in various aspects. On behalf of GMU, he thanked the Guangdong Provincial Party Committee and the Provincial Committee and the Guangzhou Municipal Party Committee for their strong leadership, cordiality and dedication. Additionally, he also expressed gratitude to the various functional departments of the province and the city, the brother universities at home and abroad, and the community, especially the alumni of the broad and the leaders of the university in leading the teachers and students to unity and hard work. He hopes to seize this opportunity to propel the university to high-level university status, train more talents for the country and society, and build the university into a high-level teaching and research medical university at the forefront of the national medical colleges.

Professor Wang Xinhua, President of Guangzhou Medical University

Student representatives, teacher representatives, alumni representatives, representatives of brother institutions and foreign guests took the stage to express their congratulations and prospects on the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Guangzhou Medical University.

Academician Zhong Nanshan
In his speech, Academician Zhong Nanshan pointed out that staff and students of this university can be proud of their achievements, but they cannot be complacent. They must have dreams, not only to create achievements in medical work, but also to continue to improve their teaching work. Academician Zhong Nanshan hopes that staff and students of this university people must have dreams, pursuits, passions, and enthusiasm, and jointly promote Guangzhou Medical University to continue to move forward.