Projects
Name
The study of functional water to improve public health
University
Korea (KMSA) - Yonsei Wonju university, Gangwon province
Domain
Public Health
Departement
Dept. of Environmental Medical Biology, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine
Head
Prof. Kyu-Jae Lee
Tutor
Prof. Kyu-Jae Lee
Languages
English
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
There are two types of water what we need to live in daily life. One is clean water and the other is functional water. Functional water helps keep health and improve health. Most of the people living in modern society do not want to go hospital and want keep health at home. Functional water is one of the important material to improve health both developing country and developed country. Our laboratory is well known for functional water study in Korea. So anyone who want to know functional water and want to study functional water will be welcomed. - Project background information for the interested students: Water molecule is a symbol of wonder and a resource that is taken for granted. Water is a transparent fluid and is vital component of every cell, tissue, and in the body that can have useful effects. The bonding and structure of water give it unique biological and ecological properties. All we need is a better understanding of water, its uses, and what we
What is the aim of the project?
To know what is functional water and learn how to use functional water
What techniques and methods are used?
Physio-chemical experiment In vitro experiment In vivo expreiment Clinical human trial
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Join the seminar regarding functional water held in laboratory. Join the clinical experiment regarding functional water approved from KFDA Learn one part of alternative medicine which is useful in the future. Think how to improve public health in this world as a good doctor.
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
Yes.
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
The priority item of the candiate students is good mind on public health.
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
- Graduated students (less than 6 months)
- Pre-Medical students from the American-British system
Articles
- Lee; K. J. etc. (2006b) 'Anti-diabetic effect of alkaline-reduced water on OLETF rats'; Biosci Biotechnol Biochem; 70(1); pp. 31-7.
- Lee; K. J. etc. 'The immunological effects of electrolyzed reduced water on the Echinostoma hortense infection in C57BL/6 mice'; Biol Pharm Bull; 32(3); pp. 456-62. 2009