2014 MGH-UTokyo Symposium: Frontiers in Biomedical Engineering

September 24, 2014

Simches Conference Room 3110
Simches Research Center
Charles River Plaza
185 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02114

Symposium Agenda

8:30am-9:00am Registration
   
Introductory Remarks
9:00am – 9:10am R. Rox Anderson, MD
9:10am – 9:20am Kazunori Kataoka, PhD
   
I. Biomedical Imaging
9:20am – 9:40am Talk 1: Charles Lin, PhD; Bone marrow imaging
9:40am – 10:00am Talk 2: Joji Fujisaki, MD, PhD; Hematopoietic stem cell imaging
10:00am – 10:20am Talk 3: Brett Bouma, PhD; Optical coherence tomography
   
10:20am – 10:40am Break; Coffee provided
   
II. Drug Delivery & Therapy
10:40am – 11:00am Talk 4: Kazunori Kataoka, PhD; Drug delivery system
11:00am – 11:20am Talk 5: Tayyaba Hasan, PhD; Photodynamic therapy
11:20am – 11:40am Talk 6: Conor Evans, PhD; Bio imaging
11:40am – 12:00pm Talk 7: Benjamin Vakoc, PhD; Vascular imaging
   
MGH Poster Session & Lunch
12:00pm – 12:50pm 27 Posters from WCP; Simches 3120; Box lunch and drinks provided
12:55pm – 1:00pm Group Photograph in front of Bulfinch Building, MGH
   
III. Biomolecules and Devices
1:10pm – 1:30pm Talk 8: Yasuteru Urano, PhD; Molecular imaging
1:30pm – 1:50pm Talk 9: Seemantini Nadkarni, PhD; Biomechanics
1:50pm – 2:10pm Talk 10: Kazuhiko Ishihara, PhD; Bio-inspired polymers
2:10pm – 2:30pm Talk 11: Ichiro Sakuma, PhD; Robots
2:30pm – 2:50pm Talk 12: Seok-Hyun Yun, PhD; Bio-optics
   
IV. U-Tokyo Poster Session
2:50pm – 3:00pm Introduction: Keiji Itaka, MD, PhD
3:00pm – 3:50pm 13 Posters from U-Tokyo, Simches 3120; Coffee provided
   
V. Tissue Engineering and Regeneration
3:50pm – 4:10pm Talk 13: Robert Redmond, PhD; Tissue bonding
4:10pm – 4:30pm Talk 14: Kazuto Hoshi, MD, PhD; Bone tissue engineering
4:30pm – 4:50pm Talk 15: Michael Hamblin, PhD; Low-level light therapy
4:50pm – 5:10pm Talk 16: Henry Kronenberg, MD; Bone biology
5:10pm – 5:30pm Talk 17: Ung-Il Chung /Yuichi Tei, MD, PhD; Structural biomaterials
5:30pm – 5:50pm Talk 18: R. Rox Anderson, MD; Skin regeneration
     
5:50pm – 5:55pm Poster Award Ceremony