6th Annual Japanese Regenerative Medicine Symposium

6th annual Japanese Regenerative Medicine Symposium

PLENARY Session : Wednesday, January 24, 2018

9:00-11:00 AM

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Japan has a fully integrated plan to advance and accelerate regenerative medicine products. Key Japanese leaders from academia, industry and government will present at this must-attend for anyone seeking to gain first-hand knowledge and insight into what is happening in Japan.

Recent Progress of Industry-Academia Open Innovation in Japan for Cell Application

  • Chair’s Introduction Takashi Asada, PhD, Kyoto University
  • Keynote Address Hideyuki Okano, MD, PhD Professor & Dean, Keio University Medical School; Director of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine
  • Keynote Address Akihiko Iwai, PhD Vice President, Astellas Pharma, Inc.; Vice Chairman, Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM)
  • Regulator’s Perspective Yoji Sato, PhD, Head, Division of Cell-Based Therapeutic Products, National Institute of Health Sciences (Japan)
  • Masato Ibuki, Assistant Manager (Senior Research Scientist), Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Laboratories, Health Care Solutions Research Institute, Kaneka Corporation
  • Roundtable discussion Featuring speakers of the session, plus:
    – Prof. Norio Nakatsuji, Professor Emeritus, Kyoto University;
    – Masato Ibuki, Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Laboratories, KANEKA Corporation;
    – Masayo Yumoto, PhD, Group Leader, Basic Research Group, Regenerative Medicine Research & Planning Division, Rohto Pharmaceutical, Co., Ltd
Takashi Asada, PhD

Masato Ibuki

Akihiko Iwai, Ph.D.

Norio Nakatsuji, DSc

Prof. Hideyuki Okano

Yoji Sato, PhD

Masayo Yumoto, PhD

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