Promoting the benefits of genetic testing in health and disease applications were the subjects discussed by Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, the university’s Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, during one visit.
He and Dr Guan Wang, Research Fellow in the School of Sport and Service Management, also discussed the advantages of biomedicine, artificial intelligence, and engineering.
They visited the Shandong University’s Basic Medical College (Jinan, Shandong, China) and the college’s research institutes – the Department of Pathology, Department of Cell Biology, and Department of Immunology, as well as the city’s Industrial/Innovation Zone.
Professor Pitsiladis spoke on the current work progress on anti-doping measures, cardiac sudden death and personalised exercise prescription.
He and host academics including Chen Zijiang, Vice President of Shandong University and Dean of Qilu Medical College, agreed to increase communication and cooperation between Brighton and Shandong universities.