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Affiliations

Houston Methodist Academy Academic Affiliates


Houston Methodist Academy is established as a scholarly partnership between Houston Methodist Research Institute, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences of Cornell University. The Research Institute also currently has affiliated joint programs with six major academic institutions: Chinese Academy of Sciences, Monterrey Tech, University of Sao Paulo, Swansea University, Graduate School at Shenzhen (Tsinghua University), and the University of Houston. 

Weill Cornell Medical College Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, the Weill Medical College of Cornell University is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Weill Cornell also has Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint M.D./Ph.D. program for students to intensify their pursuit of Weill Cornell's triple mission of education, research and patient care.
 
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Basic research has always been one of the major tasks of CAS. Founded over 50 years ago, CAS has gradually branched out to cover many fields of the natural sciences. They have established various mega-science facilities and will launch the construction of a third-generation synchrotron radiation facility in Shanghai. To cope with the new era of economic globalization, CAS is implementing the Knowledge Innovation Program (KIP), advocated by Chinese President Jiang Zemin. With the objective of building the Academy into a research center at the world's most advanced level, the KIP is an incubator for high-level scientists and for promoting the development of high-tech industry.
 
University of Houston

University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, 35,000 students are educated in nearly 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 6,500 degrees annually, with nearly 200,000 alumni.

 
Monterrey Tech

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Although founded in 1943, Monterrey Tech's Institute of Industrial Research did not start until 1951. Monterrey Tech  has various campuses throughout Mexico and is the leading patent applicant among Mexican universities, generating three times as many international patents as their competitors. Some of Monterrey Tech's academic programs are offered as partnerships or joint degrees with other institutions and universities. The Methodist Academy has collaborated with Monterrey Tech to provide a joint M.D./Ph.D. program for students pursuing medical degrees.

 
University of Sao Paulo

University of Sao Paulo
In 1934, USP combined several independent research and higher-educational institutions. Since its foundation, USP has received professors and researchers from all over the world with research groups and graduate programs in all fields of knowledge. USP's objective is to form highly qualified human resources for teaching, research, and scientific and technological development.

 
Swansea University

Swansea University
Swansea University was founded in 1920 as University College of Swansea. This institution is led by research and thrives on exploration and discovery, offering a good balance of excellent teaching and research. Cutting-edge facilities such as the Institute of Life Science, Centre for NanoHealth, Centres for Sustainable Aquaculture Research, and a suite of supercomputers make Swansea one of the UK's premier research-intensive universities.

 
Tsinghua University

Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University
The Graduate School at Shenzhen, Tsinghua University, was jointly founded by Tsinghua University and the Shenzhen Municipal Government for cultivating top level professionals and carrying out scientific and technological innovations.  Directly affiliated with Tsinghua University in Beijing, the Graduate School plays an important role in Tsinghua’s commitment to achieve international prominence.  The Graduate School serves the regional economy and society by developing top quality education, initiating original researchers, and facilitating the transfer of high technology to industry.