Seminar : Seminar of the International Consortium for Medical Care of Hibakusha and radiation Life Science

Progress Reports Meeting 2007

The Progress Reports Meeting 2007 of the 21st Century COE Program "International Consortium for Medical Care of Hibakusha and Radiation Life Science" was held on March 1, 2007 at the Pompe van Meerdervooft Hall in the Nagasaki University School of Medicine.


Date: March 1, 2007 Venue:Pompe van Meerdervoort Hall
Nagasaki University School of Medicine

13:00—13:10 Opening Remarks Masao Tomonaga, COE Leader
Session1 : Radiation Biology
  Chairperson: Yuji Nagayama (Dept. of Medical Gene Technology)
13:10—13:30 Novel regulatory functions of calreticulin and glutaredoxin in radiosensitivity
    Yoshito Ihara (Dept. of Biochem. and Mol. Biol. in Disease)
13:30—13:50 Function of mutant p53 in radiation response and carcinogenesis
    Kumio Okaichi (Dept. of Radiation Biophysics)
13:50—14:10 Molecular and cellular effects of low dose ionizing radiation
    Keiji Suzuki (Division of Radiation Biology)
Session2 : Epidemiological studies of A-bomb survivors
  Chairperson: Naoki Matsuda (Div. of Radiation Biology and Protection)
14:20—14:30 A recent case of acute myeloid leukemia in a survivor who was exposed to a high-dose radiation; Implication of stem cell injury hypothesis
    Masao Tomonaga (Dept. of Haematology)
14:30—14:50 Medical Care for Atomic Bomb Survivors and Epidemiological Study of Hematological Malignancies in Atomic Bomb Survivors
    Masako Iwanaga (Dept. of Radiation Epidemiology)
14:50—15:10 Multiple primary cancers in A-bomb survivors” and “A molecular-pathologic study on radiation-associated thyroid cancers
    Ichiro Sekine (Dept. of Tumor and Diagnostic Pathology)
Masahiro Nakashima (Tissue and Histopathology Section)
15:10—15:30 Mental effects of atomic bomb exposure
    Sumihisa Honda (Institute of Tropical Medicine)
Session 3 : Internal Medical Cooperation and Molecular Epidemiology
  Chairperson: Masahiro Nakashima (Dev. of Scientific Data Registry)
15:40—16:00 Overall Achievement of International Medical Cooperation Projects for Hibakusha and Radiation Molecular Epidemiology
    Shunichi Yamashita (Dept. of Molecular Medicine)
16:00—16:20 Epidemiological studies on the health in residents around Chernobyl and
    Yoshisada Shibata (Dept. of Radiation Epidemiology)
16:20—16:40 Promotion of medical cooperation and collaboration, and development of e-Health system in Chernobyl and Semipalatinsk
    Noboru Takamura (Dept. of Public Health)
16:40—17:00 Study on the Relevance of Chromosome Structural Aberration and Genomic Alteration to Genetic Diseases
    Norio Niikawa (Dept. of Human Genetics)
Session 4 : Radiation Emergency Medicine and Regenerative Medicine
  Chairperson: Kunihiro Tsukazaki (Dept. of Hematology)
17:10—17:30 The Current Situation and Future Scope of Radiation Emergency Medical Care Network in Nagasaki and Kyushu Areas.
    Akira Ohtsuru (Takashi Nagai Memorial International Hibakusha Medical Center)
17:30—17:50 Therapeutic angiogenesis by autologous transplantation of bone marrow mononuclear cells.
    Kazuhiro Nagai (Transfusion Service, Nagasaki University Hospital of Medicine and Dentistry)
17:50—18:00 Research findings about environmental radioactivity and radiation, and biological effects and dose rate effects of particle radiation.
    Toshihiro Takatsuji (Environmental Planning Chair, Environmental Studies)
18:00—18:15 Summary and Closing Remarks Masao Tomonaga ,COE Leader