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A Worldwide Mission

Because the need for replacement organs and tissues is so great – and is worldwide – one of the institute’s most important missions is collaborating with researchers around the globe. This approach, which offers the greatest chance of success, has resulted in partnerships throughout the world.

Joint Institute

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has partnered with the Kyungpook National University and its hospital, located in Daegu in the Republic of Korea to form the Joint Institute of Regenerative Medicine Korea.




David Williams, PhD, our director of international affairs, works to establish collaborations with universities, medical centers and researchers from around the world. Examples include:

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute, Wien, Austria; Beihang University, Beihang, China; State Key Laboratory for Neuroregeneration, Nantong University, Nantong, China; Shanghai Tissue Engineering Research Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China; Jiangsu Key Laboratory of Neuroregeneration, Nantong University, China; Kasr Al Ainy Hospital, Cairo University, Egypt; El Manial Assuit University, Assuit, Egypt; Aachen University Institute of Applied Medical Engineering, Aachen, Germany; European Center for Medical Technologies and Applications, Cologne, Germany; Institute for Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, Lukas Hospital, Neuss, Germany; University of Szeged Institute of Surgical Research, Szeged, Hungary; National University of Ireland at Galway and Regenerative Medicine Institute of Ireland at Galway, Ireland; Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel; Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan; Kyungpook National University and Kyungpook National University Hospital, Daegu, Korea; Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, Korea; First Moscow State Medical University, Moscow, Russia; University Hospital Basel, ICFS, Basel, Switzerland; and Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan.

International Researcher Program

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine has hosted scientists and physicians from scores of countries who spend a year or more pursuing research at the Institute and then return to their home countries. See which countries are represented in our international regenerative medicine visitor program.


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Forsyth Technical Community College Internship

The Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine offers an internship program to students at Forsyth Technical Community College who choose an associate degree in applied sciences in Biotechnology.

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