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Tongji signs up Nobel teacher

BARRY Marshall, Australia’s Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine in 2005, will teach at the medicine school of Tongji University.

Marshall will set up a laboratory of bacterium Helicobacter pylori at Tongji and work at the university for at least three months each year.

He will also carry out interdisciplinary researches with the university’s staff in medicine, life science, pharmacy, chemistry, material science and at other departments at Tongji.

Marshall also signed a contract with Shanghai East Hospital affiliated to Tongji yesterday to build up an international clinic center that will specialize in digestive diseases.

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