Previous (2015) Conference

Including hot topics like iPS/ES Cell, Antibody Drug, Companion Diagnostics etc., everything on the Asian life science industry will be revealed here.

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Keynote Session
[BIO-K]
PHAR-K PMEX-K Invited Session
[BIO-S]
BIO-1
Bio Industry's Novel Growth Strategy
May 13(Wed)
10:00-12:00
Global Major Pharma Companies' Strategies
May 13(Wed)
13:00-14:30
Personalised Medicine Outlook
May 13(Wed)
15:30-17:00
East Asia's Bio Industry
May 14 (Thu)
10:00-11:40
Regenerative Medicine
May 14 (Thu)
12:30-14:00
BIO-2 BIO-3 BIO-4 BIO-5 PHAR-1
Human Immunology
May 14 (Thu)
15:00-16:30
Nano Biology
May 15 (Fri)
10:00-11:30
iPS Cells
May 15 (Fri)
12:30-14:00
Bio Informatics
May 15 (Fri)
15:00-16:30
New Insights in Drug Discovery
May 14 (Thu)
15:00-16:30
PHAR-2 PMEX-1 PMEX-2
Cancer Treatment
May 15 (Fri)
10:00-11:30
Current Status and Issues in Developing Examination
May 14 (Thu)
10:00-11:30
Companion Diagnostics
May 14 (Thu)
12:30-14:00
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    BIO-K

    Keynote Session

    May 13[Wed] 10:00 - 12:00 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Japan-USA-Asia's Challenges Towards Innovation

    Course Leader: Ken-ichi Arai
    Professor Emeritus,
    The University of Tokyo/
    Director, Chairman,
    SBI Biotech Co., Ltd.
    Sub-course Leader: Toichi Takenaka
    Chairman, Japan Health Sciences Foundation/
    Former Chairman of the Board, Astellas Pharma Inc.
    AMED: It's Mission and Perspectives
    Makoto Suematsu
    President,
    Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED)/
    Former Dean, Professor of Biochemistry,
    Keio University School of Medicine
    Microphysiological Systems: Innovative Tools for Drug Development and Disease Modeling
    Danilo A. Tagle
    Associate Director for Special Initiatives,
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences,
    National Institutes of Health (NIH)
    Driving Economic Growth through the Bio-based Industry:
    Opportunities and Challenges for Malaysia
    Mohd Nazlee Kamal
    Chief Executive Officer,
    Malaysian Biotechnology Corp. (BiotechCorp)
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    PHAR-K

    Keynote Session

    May 13[Wed] 13:00 - 14:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Pharmaceutical Companies in the New Era: R&D Strategies

    Course Leader: Toichi Takenaka
    Chairman, Japan Health Sciences Foundation/
    Former Chairman of the Board, Astellas Pharma Inc.
    R&D Strategy of Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Akihiko Iwai
    Divisional Senior Vice President,
    Research Portfolio & Science,
    Drug Discovery Research,
    Astellas Pharma Inc.
    Daiichi Sankyo's R&D Strategy
    Kouichi Akahane
    Corporate Officer,
    Head of R&D Div. and Vice President of R&D Planning Dept.,
    Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
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    PMEX-K

    Keynote Session

    May 13[Wed] 15:30 - 17:00 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Personalised Medicine Outlook in Japan's Health and Medicine Strategy

    Course Leader: Tsutomu Nobori
    Professor Emeritus,
    Mie University
    The Governmental Policy for Personalised Medicine in Japan
    Toshio Miyata
    Executive Director,
    Health and Global Policy Institute /
    Special Adviser to the Cabinet on Health and Medical Strategy Promotion
    Opportunity For Japan: Navigating the Uncharted Waters of
    Personalised Medicine Paradigms in the U.S.
    Chia Feng Lu
    Baker & McKenzie (Gaikokuho Joint Enterprise),
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    BIO-S

    Invited Session

    May 14[Thu] 10:00 - 11:40 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    The Rapid Rise of East Asia's Bio Industry --Now and Future--

    Course Leader: Ken-ichi Arai
    Professor Emeritus,
    The University of Tokyo/
    Director, Chairman,
    SBI Biotech Co., Ltd.
    Creating Tangible Values from Biomedical Sciences through Regional Cross-Border Alliance between Asian Countries
    Sunyoung Kim
    Professor,
    School of Biological Sciences,
    Seoul National University/
    President, R&D Center,
    ViroMed Co., Ltd.
    From Understanding Synaptic Plasticity to Development of Cognitive Enhancers
    Nancy Y. Ip
    Dean of Science; The Morningside Professor of Life Science,
    Div. of Life Science,
    The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
    Biotechnology R&D Strategy of The Government of India
    K. VijayRaghavan
    Secretary to the Government of India,
    Dept. of Biotechnology,
    Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India
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    BIO-1 May 14[Thu] 12:30 - 14:00 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Regenerative Medicine --The Forefront of Regenerative Medical Treatment by Tissue Engineering--

    Course Leader: Teruo Okano
    Professor,
    Tokyo Women's Medical University
    Emerging Technology for Cartilage Repair
    Mitsuo Ochi
    Professor and Chairman,
    Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery,
    Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences,
    Hiroshima University
    Periodontal Regeneration with Autologous Periodontal Ligament Cell Sheets
    Takanori Iwata
    Associate Professor,
    Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science,
    Tokyo Women's Medical University

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    BIO-2 May 14[Thu] 15:00 - 16:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Towards a Better Understanding of Human Immunology

    Course Leader: Hiroshi Kiyono
    Dicrector and Professor,
    Division of Mucosal Immunology Department of Microbiology and Immunology
    International Research and Development Center for Mucosal Vaccines,
    The Institute of Medical Science,
    The University of Tokyo
    Bacteriotherapy for IBD
    Takanori Kanai
    Professor and Chairman,
    Div. of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
    Dept. of Internal Medicine,
    Keio University, School of Medicine
    A New Strategy in Human Immunology Research
    Kazuhiko Yamamoto
    Professor and Chairman,
    Dept. of Allergy and Rheumatology,
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

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    BIO-3 May 15[Fri] 10:00 - 11:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Drug Discovery Approach by Innovative Nanotechnology

    Course Leader: Kazunori Kataoka
    Professor,
    Dept. of Materials Engineering,
    Graduate School of Engineering, and Center for Disease Biology and Integrative Medicine,
    Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
    Cell Fiber Technology for Medical/Pharmaceutical Applications
    Shoji Takeuchi
    Professor, Institute of Industrial Science and Director,
    Collaborative Research Center for Bio Nano Hybrid Process,
    The University of Tokyo
    Development of Innovative Nanomedicines Based on Polymer Nanotechnology
    Nobuhiro Nishiyama
    Professor,
    Polymer Chemistry Div.,
    Chemical Resources Lab.,
    Tokyo Institute of Technology

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    BIO-4 May 15[Fri] 12:30 - 14:00 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Regenerative Medicine and Disease Research Using iPS Cells

    Course Leader: Hideyuki Okano
    Dean, Keio University School of Medicine,
    Professor, Department of Physiology,
    Keio University School of Medicine
    Autologous Stem Cell-sheet Transplantation Therapy for Treating Dilated Cardiomyopathy
    Yoshiki Sawa
    Dean/Professor and Chairman,
    Dept. of Cardiovascular Surgery
    Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
    The Use of Cell Reprogramming Technologies in Research of Cartilage Disorders
    Noriyuki Tsumaki
    Professor,
    Center for iPS Cell Research and Application(CiRA),
    Kyoto University

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    BIO-5 May 15[Fri] 15:00 - 16:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Identification of Molecular Targets and Informatics for Drug Design

    Course Leader: Tatsuhiko Kodama
    Professor,
    Dept. of Systems Biology and Medicine,
    Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology,
    The University of Tokyo
    Therapeutic Target Discovery by Cancer Genomics
    Shumpei Ishikawa
    Professor,
    Dept. of Genomic Pathology, Medical Research Institute,
    Dept. of Disease Genomics, Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences,
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Multidrug Transporter
    Mitsunori Ikeguchi
    Professor,
    Graduate School of Medical Life Science,
    Dept. of Medical Life Science,
    Yokohama City University


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    PHAR-1 May 14[Thu] 15:00 - 16:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    New Insights in Drug Discovery --A Paradigm Shift in Creative Target Discovery--

    Course Leader: Tatsumi Yamazaki
    Distinguished Advisor,
    Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    3D Organoid Culture; Approach to Stem Cell and Cancer Research
    Toshiro Sato
    Associate Professor,
    Dept. of Gastroenterology,
    Keio University School of Medicine
    iPS Cell Technology in Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery
    Yasuhiro Yamada
    Professor,
    Center for iPS Cell Research and Application(CiRA),
    Kyoto University

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    PHAR-2 May 15[Fri] 10:00 - 11:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    New Insights in Antibodies for Cancer Therapy

    Course Leader: Yuzuru Matsuda
    President, Kato Memorial Bioscience Foundation/
    Former Senior Advisor, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.
    Cancer Immunotherapy Comes of Age with Progress in Human Tumor Immunology
    Yutaka Kawakami
    Professor, Director,
    Div. of Cellular Signaling Institute for Advanced Medical Research,
    Keio University School of Medicine


    Innovative Cancer Immunotherapy, Anti-PD-1 Antibody Nivolumab
    Shiro Shibayama
    Principle Scientist/Executive Adviser (Immunology & Biologics),
    Research Management, Discovery & Research and Advanced Medicinal Research Labs., Tsukuba Institute
    ONO Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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    PMEX-1 May 14[Thu] 10:00 - 11:30 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Multiple-marker Tests Playing an Important Role in Driving Personalised Medicine --Current Status and Issues in Developing Examination in Japan--

    Course Leader: Shuichi Hayashi
    Vice President and Head of In Vitro Diagnostics,
    Roche Diagnostics K.K.
    Dx Application of NGS: Global Trend and Japan
    Masaki Doi
    Country Manager,
    Illumina K.K.
    Expectation and Challenges of NGS Implementation
    Tomoko Hirohashi
    Director, Japan Development Leader Oncology Clinical Research,
    Pfizer Japan Inc.
    Update of Regulatory Activity on Companion Diagnostics
    Mayumi Shikano
    Associate Center Director for Advanced Review with Electronic Data Promotion and Science Board,
    Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency(PMDA)

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    PMEX-2 May 14[Thu] 12:30 - 14:00 Bilingual (English/Japanese)

    Companion Diagnostics: Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors

    Course Leader: Kazuto Nishio
    Professor and Chairman,
    Dept. of Genome Biology,
    Kinki University Faculty of Medicine
    Recent Clinical Advances in Lung Cancer Treatment and Current Situation of Personalized Medicine
    Makoto Nishio
    Dept. Director,
    Cancer Institute Hospital Thoracic Medical Oncology,
    Japanese Foundation For Cancer Research
    Issues and Perspective of Companion Diagnostic Kits in Diagnostic Pathology
    Yasushi Yatabe
    Chief, Dept. of Pathology & Molecular Diagnostics,
    Aichi Cancer Center Hospital
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