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India,United States : INDIA's NMIMS inks cooperation agreement with U.S. HFHS to promote research in specialized spheres of biomedical sciences.

A cooperation agreement has been inked between SVKM'S Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and Henry Ford Health System (HFHS), Michigan, US to address the immediate need to leverage the expertise and infrastructure belonging to both sides, and encourage research in specialized spheres of biomedical sciences.

The agreement will allow both NMIMS and HFHS both the premier institutes to exchange knowledge and expertise.

The cooperation agreement between the School of Science, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies (NMIMS) and the Cellular and Molecular Imaging Laboratory in the Department of Radiology, Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) will encourage research in specialized fields of biomedical sciences.

Vice chancellor, NMIMS University, Dr Rajan Saxena, said, "This unique partnership will involve a multidisciplinary approach to developing more efficient and sensitive imaging modalities for cell tracking". According to the MoU signed, the various forms of co-operation that will be pursued are visits by or exchange of doctoral students from both the organizations, exchange of faculty members and scientists for research. Also, joint research activities will be promoted at HFHS and NMIMS. With the help of the agreement both the organizations can even push for submission of grants to seek research funding and joint research publications."

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Date:Dec 7, 2013
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