Top academic and administrative officials of College of Pharmacy, Sullivan University, USA, called on the Banaras Hindu University vice-chancellor professor DP Singh for exploring the possibilities of a tie up with BHU.
Professor Hieu T Tran, dean and professor Yashwant V Pathak, assistant dean of College of Pharmacy, Sullivan University discussed on the possible areas of mutual interest between the two universities. The important areas of discussion were to collaborate for clinical research, translational research, pharm-D programme, nano technological approach of the drug delivery system.
The visiting professors also discussed on non-violence and spirituality as east and west combination. Professor Tran, who is a professor of pharmacy, is also a martial art expert. He strongly believes in non-violence and spirituality.
Professor Y V Pathak, a nano technology expert, was very happy to know that pharmaceutics department of BHU is oldest in India. He mentioned that nano technology is used at Centre of Translational Science in U.S. He said they wanted to have a tie-up in this area with BHU.
Professor DP Singh showed his interested in translation research particularly at Pharm-D programme. “There is a great possibility of pharm-D programme in BHU as the university has a very renowned pharmacy department and a 1000-bed full-fledged hospital," he said.
"We are going to set up a Centre for East-West Studies at Sullivan University," said Professor Tran.
Chairman, International Cell, Chairman PPP Cell and International Advisor Prof. H B Srivastava, Prof. Sushant Srivastava, Prof S K Srivastava, Prof. Surbhi Singh of department of pharmacy were present in the meeting.
Photo caption: BHU vice-chancellor Dr DP Singh presents memento to professor Yashwant V Pathak and Professor Hieu T Tran, dean, College of Pharmacy, Sullivan University, US on university campus on November 25, 2009.
Bottom: BHU V-C holds meeting with the visiting professors.
Source: PPP Cell-BHU.