February 3, 2017 from 13:00 – onward at the 1st Floor Smart Aging International Research Center, IDAC

Schedule of events:
13:00
Opening remarks by Director Ryuta Kawashima, MD

13:00-13:15
Ceremony (24th IDAC Young Investigator Award Ceremony and Lecture) by Director Ryuta Kawashima, MD

13:15-13:55
Lecture (Chair: Dr.Hiroyuki Arai)
“Neural bases of the adaptive mechanisms associated with reciprocal partner choice.”
Ryoichi Yokoyama (School of Medicine, Kobe University)

“Challenges in visualizing tau pathology in alive patients with Alzheimer ľs disease and other tauopathies: Positron Emission Tomography (PET) study with 18F-THK5351.”
Aiko Ishiki (Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, IDAC)

13:55-14:00
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14:00-15:00
Sessions 1-4

Session 1: “IL-4 modulate the tumor microenvironment and response to cancer therapies.”
Shukuei Ito (Department of Clinical Oncology, IDAC)
Hidekazu Shirota and Chikashi Ishioka1 (Department of Medical Oncology, IDAC)

Session 2: “Multilineage-differentiating stress enduring cells reduce acute lung ischemia-reperfusion injury.”
Shiroshi Yabuki and Yoshinori Okada (Department of Thoracic Surgery, IDAC)
Shohei Wakao, Yoshihiro Kushida and Mari Dezawa (Department of Stem Cell Biology and Histology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)

Session 3: “Molecular Mechanism of CAMP for the Maintenance of Genomic Stability.”
Hiroki Fujita, Masanori Ikeda and Kozo Tanaka (Department of Molecular Oncology)

Session 4: “Vasohibin-2 is required for epithelial-mesenchymal transition of ovarian cancer cells by modulating TGF-b signaling.”
Rie Norita, Yasuhiro Suzuki and Yasufumi Sato (Department of Vascular Biology, IDAC)
Kazuki Takahashi (Laboratory of Oncology, Graduate School of Life Sciences, Tokyo University of Pharmacy and Life Sciences)
Katarzyna A.Podyma-Inoue and Tetsuro Watabe (Department of Biochemistry, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Science, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

15:00-15:10
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15:10-16:25
Sessions 5-9

Session 5: “Molecular mechanisms underlying enhanced tumorigenesis of NRF2-addicted cancer cells.”
Hiroshi Kitamura and Hozumi Motohashi (Department of Gene expression Regulation, IDAC)
Yoshiaki Onodera (Department of Anatomic Pathology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)
Takashi Suzuki (Department of Pathology and Histotechnology, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine)

Session 6: “Identification of Interaction Molecule of Peptidylarginine Deiminase 4.”
Tomohiro Kimura, Trin Dac Anh, Ryutaro Shirakawa, and Hisanori Horiuchi (Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, IDAC)

Session 7: “Position- and quantity-dependent responses in reflex behavior.”
Keiko Umeda (Frontier Research Institute for Interdisciplinary Sciences, Tohoku University)
Wataru Shoji (Department of Project Programs, IDAC)

Session 8: “Analysis of the maintenance mechanism of plasma cells by bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells.”
Atsuko Kayaba, Ari Itoh-Nakadai, Masanori Inui and Toshiyuki Takai (Department of Experimental Immunology, IDAC)

Session 9: “Comprehensive assessment of elderlies living in temporary housing after the Great East Japan Earthquake: social characteristics of local communities and health status.”
Shoji Okinaga, Aiko Ishiki, Naoki Tomita and Hiroyuki Arai (Department of Geriatrics and Gerontology, IDAC)

16:25-16:30
Closing remarks by Dr. Yasuyuki Taki