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Kobe Based Biomedical Research Center Receives ¥10 Billion Funding From UAE Government Fund

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Koichi Tanaka, Director of Kobe-based Biomedical Research Center, which gained worldwide recognition for conducting a liver transplant utilizing a living donor, announced on June 13 that the center is expected to receive ¥10 billion in funding from a government fund of the United Arab Emirates. The fund will be used to build Kobe International Frontier Medical Center that focus on transplant medical and regenerative medicine research. Tanaka has also been raising funds from pharmaceutical companies. The Abu Dhabi government is believed to use oil money to invest in next generation biomedical research and technological development. (Click here for more - Japanese language

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