With medical technology R&I, KU-MAGIC will contribute to a smart-aging society and develop world-class food and drugs to support healthy lives.
In response to an aging population, KU-MAGIC will develop medical technology and provide services that ensure smart-aging. The center will work to develop drugs and medical devices to prevent and cure degenerative brain diseases, chronic diseases, and the deterioration of physical/cognitive functions.
Korea University possesses state-of-the-art research facilities and outstanding personnel in related departments including the departments of Food and Biotechnology and Life Sciences. Through the convergence of food and medical science, functional food products will be developed to support smart-aging.
Areas of Research and Innovation
- Brain/neurological/cognitive diseases
- Chronic diseases
- Functional food and drugs