The UTokyo NY Conference

October 15, 2018


Type Symposium
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / International students / Alumni / University students
Date(s) November 3, 2018 13:00 — 17:00
Location Other campuses/off-campus
Venue The Nippon Club in New York
Capacity 100 people
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Please register at the URL below if you would like to attend:
Registration Period — November 3, 2018
Contact The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Project Coordination Office
Tel: 03-5449-5254
Hosted by UTokyo New York Office, Inc.
Co-hosted by the Institute of Medical Science (IMS) &
Institute of Industrial Science (IIS)
The UTokyo NY Conference 2018
Date: 03 November, 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Venue:The Nippon Club (New York, US)
      145 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
13:00 – Opening remarks
       Yoshinori Murakami [IMS-UT]
       Masaharu Masuyama [UTokyo NYO]
             Introduction of IMS
       Yoshinori Murakami [IMS-UT]
             Introduction of IIS
       Katsuyuki Fukutani [IIS-UT]
13:40 – “Rice became a vaccine”  
       Hiroshi Kiyono [IMS-UT]
             “Targeting neuromuscular synapses as a new therapeutic
             approach for muscle weakness and atrophy”
       Yuji Yamanashi [IMS-UT]
15:00 – “The unreasonable effectiveness of pluripotent stem cells: mechanism and mechanics”
       Thomas Zwaka  
       [Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai]
              “Harnessing the Tumor microenvironment to enhance 
             cancer care”
       Miriam Merad
       [Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai]
16:20 – “The role of dead cell-derived molecules in the progression of inflammatory disease and cancer: Implications for
the development of new therapeutic approaches.”
       Tadatsugu Taniguchi [IIS-UT]
             Closing remarks
       Katsuyuki Fukutani [IIS-UT]

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