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The 12th International Symposium on Traditional Medicine in Toyama



The 12th International Symposium on Traditional Medicine in Toyama
“Establishment of Scientific Platform of Natural Medicine”

2009/11/26-2009/11/27
Meitetsu Toyama Hotel

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Program
November 26 (Thursday), the first day of seminar
10:00-10:30
Opening Remarks:
I. Expectations for Natural medicines-Traditional medicines
10:30-11:10
Yukiko Maruyama (Traditional Medicine, Department of Essential Medicines and Pharmaceutical Policies, World Health Organization, Switzerland)
  11:10-11:50
Edwin L. Cooper (Editor-in-Chief of eCAM, School of Medicine, UCLA, USA)
II. Database and its application for standardization
  13:10-13:50
Minoru Kanehisa (Bioinformatics Center, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)
  13:50-14:30
Katsuko Komatsu (Division of Pharmacognosy, Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama)
  14:30-15:10
Zhongzhen Zhao (School of Chinese medicine, Hong Kong Baptist University)
  15:10-15:30 Break
III. Application of modern technology for natural medicine
  15:30-16:10
Peter J Hylands (Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Head, Department of Pharmacy, KING’S College London, UK)
  16:10-16:50
Kiyoshi Takatsu (Toyama Prefectural Institute for Pharmaceutical Research)
  16:50-17:30
Hirohisa Saito (Department of Allergy & Immunology, National Research Institute for Child Health & Development)

November 27 (Friday), the second day of seminar
IV. Chemical biology as a promising tool for natural medicines
  9:00-9:40
Masahiko Inouye (Laboratory of Chemical Biology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Toyama)
  9:40-10:20
Motonari Uesugi (Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences/Chemical Biology Laboratory, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University)
  10:20-10:40 Break
  10:40-11:20
Kazuo Umezawa (Center for Chemical Biology, School of Fundamental Science and Technology, Keio University)
  11:20-12:00
Ning-Sun Yang (Agriculture Biotechnology Res. Cent., Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
  12:00-13:20 Break
V. Turning experience-based medicine into evidence-based medicine
  13:20-14:00
Xiu-Min Li (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, USA)
  14:00-14:40
Natsuko Kageyama (Division of Gastrointestinal Pathophysiology, Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama)
  14:40-15:00 Break
  15:00-15:40
Kamal D Moudgil (School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA)
  15:40-16:20
Wanda H. Howell (Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA)
  16:20~16:30
Closing Remarks: