Receptions & Special Events

5th Annual Japan Symposium: Industry-Academia Open Innovation in Japan for Application of Human ES/iPS Cell Lines


Grand Ballroom December 8, 2016 12:10 pm - 1:30 pm

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Takashi Asada, PhD
Norio Nakatsuji, DSc
Margaret Ann Craig, PhD
Mitsuru Inamura, PhD
Seigo Izumo, MD
Hiroki Ozawa
Yuji Shiba, MD, PhD
Takuya Yokokawa

Symposium moderated by Takashi Asada (Kyoto Univ.)

  • Overview and Introduction, by Norio Nakatsuji (iCeMS, Kyoto University)
  • Preclinical transplantation study of iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes for cardiac repair, by Yuji Siba (Shinshu University)
  • Fujifilm’s Regenerative Medicine  by Takuya Yokokawa (Fujifilm Corporation)
  • Practical application of iPS cells for drug development and regenerative medicine, by Mitsuru Inamura (RiproCELL, Inc.)
  • Development of a novel xeno-free medium, StemFitR, for human pluripotent stem cells by Hiroki Ozawa (Ajinomoto, Co., Inc.)
  • T-CiRA: An Industry-Academia Collaboration in an Attempt to Overcome “Death Valley” by Seigo Izumo (Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.)
  • 3D micro tissue models of cardiac stem cells utilizing nanofiber technology exhibit more maturity and stability for acute and chronic drug discovery functional and structural assays by Margaret Ann Craig (Stem Cell & Device Laboratory, Inc.)