Tokyo Medical University, Institute of Medical Science
1st International Symposium "Role of Aging and Cancer"

Date: August 28, 2017 14:00~19:00
Venue: Tokyo Medical University Hospital,
Education and Research Building Meeting Room (3rd floor)

Organized by Masahiko Kuroda, Takayuki Yoshimoto and Junko H. Ohyashiki

Program :

Opening Remarks:
Prof. Mamoru Suzuki (President of Tokyo Medical University)
Session I:
Chair: Prof. Junko H. Ohyashiki
(1) miRNA in aging and cancer : Prof. Hidetoshi Tahara (Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Basic Life Sciences, Hiroshima University) 14:10~14:40
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(2) Dendritic cell-derived exosomes as Immunotherapy: Dr. Masakatsu Takanashi (Department of Molecular Pathology, Tokyo Medical University) 14:40~15:00
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(3) Cross-talk mediated by bone marrow stromal cell-derived extracellular vesicles: Dr. Tomohiro Umezu (Department of Hematology, Tokyo Medical University) 15:00~15:20
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(4) Clinical application of mesenchymal stromal cells (Kintaro cells™): Mr. Alexei Gladkov (Kintaro Cells Power Corp., Tokyo, Japan) 15:20~15:50
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〜Coffee break〜
Session II:
Chair: Prof. Hirotaka Nishi
(5) Advances in cancer immunotherapy: Prof. Takayuki Yoshimoto (Department of Immunoregulation, Institute of Medical Science, Tokyo Medical University) 16:10~16:30
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(6) Hypoxia induced paclitaxel resistance via miR-100 as a potential diagnostic biomarker for cervical cancer: Prof. Hirotaka Nishi(Department of Obstetrics and Genecology, Tokyo Medical University) 16:30~16:50
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(7) G-quadruplexes in cancer biology and therapeutics: Dr. Hiroyuki Seimiya (Division of Molecular Biotherapy, Cancer Chemotherapy Center, Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research) 16:50~17:20
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(8) Recent advance of telomere biology in neuroblastoma: Prof. Eiso Hiyama (Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development, Hiroshima University) 17:20~17:50
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Special Lecture:
Chair: Prof. Kazuma Ohyashiki

Title: Recent advances in telomeres and telomerase in relation to aging and cancer
Prof. Jerry W. Shay (Department of Cell Biology, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, U.S.A)

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Closing Remarks:
Prof. Takayuki Yoshimoto