Biomedical Research Institute
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Rapidly aging societies are crying out for advancements in medical technology

We are dedicated to improving human health and quality of life by developing revolutionary technologies for unmet biomedical needs

As KIST is seeking ways for people to live longer and healthier, the KIST Biomedical Research Institute is committed to integrating the engineering and biological sciences with the clinical sciences to lead biomedical innovation. We develop cognitive and physical rehabilitation technologies to promote quality of life for the elderly and/or disabled, and devise strategies for repair-and-regeneration, and functional materials for replacing human tissues and organs. The institute is also heavily involved in the study of cutting-edge medical technologies enabling improved diagnosis and treatment for personalized medicine, thereby positioning itself as the epicenter of biomedical research in Korea.

Director-General
Dr. Seok, Hyun Kwang

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MISSION

The Biomedical Research Institute is dedicated to improving human health and quality of life by developing revolutionary technologies for unmet biomedical
needs. The Institute is committed to integrating the engineering and biological sciences with the clinical sciences to make leading innovations in the biomedical field.

VISION

We will improve the quality of life and reduce suffering due to illness and disabilities. We will be a global leader in biomedical research.