We are glad to share with you a good news that Annals of Translational Medicine is endorsed by the Ming-Yi Medical Charity Foundation of Guangdong Province (figure 1) from February 1, 2015.
Officially registered in the Guangdong Department of Civil Affairs in June, 2012, the Ming-Yi Medical Charity Foundation of Guangdong Province is the first charity foundation to separate the management of property and administration throughout China and the only medical charity foundation in Guangdong. The foundation concentrates on charitable medical donations including awarding illustrious doctors, establishing medical scholarship and sponsoring curative activities in poverty-stricken area, translation of prospective and breakthrough medical research projects into clinical practice etc.
The Ming-Yi Medical Charity Foundation of Guangdong Province has been an active supporter for plenty of social charitable activities, including the program for treatment on children with congenital heart disease, and plays a pivotal role in many important medical programs such as the programs of “Whole genome sequencing of lung cancer” and “the development of 3D VATS”. Under its help with the “Mingyi grant-in-aid”, a group of medical students were able to achieve their medical dream and contribute to the medical fields. To further improve the technique of young Chinese surgeons, it also supports related medical symposiums in China including the symposium on “Minimal invasive treatment of lung cancer in China”, “Greater China Thoracoscopic Advisory Board (GCTAB)”.
By endorsing Annual of Translational Medicine, the Ming-Yi Medical Charity Foundation of Guangdong Province aims to boost the academic development at home and abroad.
Figure 1 The Ming-Yi Medical Charity Foundation of Guangdong Province.