4th Symposium on Dementia Prevention 2018
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The 4th Symposium on Dementia Prevention will be held at the Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) on February 23, (Friday), from 1:00 PM – 4:15 PM at the Smart-Aging International Conference Room (Center for Smart-Aging Research, 1st Floor).

 

Speakers from various academic fields ranging from basic life science to humanities and social work, will come together to advance the development of preventive medicine, develop intervention and assistance technology, and reform medical and social systems through innovative research. Please come and join us!

“Please join us for our 4th symposium to find innovative ways to develop ground-breaking discoveries to prevent dementia at an early stage through local and global collaborations.”
Ryuta Kawashima

The Agenda:
13:10
“Sterile inflammation in ischemic stroke”
Takashi SHICHITA
Project Leader, Stroke Renaissance Project, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

13:50
“Exploring RNA networks as targets for therapeutics in obesity-associated sequelae”
Takahisa NAKAMURA
Assistant Professor, Divisions of Endocrinology & Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

14:50
“Cognitive decline and disaster resilience in the aftermath of the 2011 Japan Great East Earthquake and Tsunami”
Hiroyuki HIKICHI
Research Fellow, Department of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T.H.CHAN School of Public Health

15:30
“Computational Flow Dynamics Has Come of Age: Application of CFD in Day to Day Clinical Practice”
Yi QIAN
Professor, Macquarie University Faculty of Medicine