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1st Joint Symposium of Early-stage and Exploratory Clinical Trial Centers -- Medical Innovation starting from Academia

2012-12-11 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.

In 2011, in order to encourage production of innovative medicine and medical devices, the Health, Labour, and Welfare Ministry selected 5 institutions as pioneering centers of clinical trials in the evaluation of new drugs and medical devices for humans.

The five institutes selected as early-stage and exploratory clinical trial centers were: The University of Tokyo University Hospital, National Cancer Center, School of Medicine of Keio University, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, and the Graduate School of Medicine of Osaka University. These 5 will hold a joint symposium on Tuesday, December 11 to share information and have discussions.

All interested persons are encouraged to attend. Please plan to attend if at all possible.

Venue: Shinagawa Intercity Hall (Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, a 7 minute-walk from Konanguchi Gate of JR Shinagawa station)

There is no fee for attending this event.

Registration is not necessary.


Program

Greetings

  • KADOWAKI Takashi, The University of Tokyo
  • YONEDA Yoshihiro, Osaka University
  • HARA Norihisa, Director, Health Policy Bureau, Health, Labour, and Welfare Ministry
  • SARUTA Takao, PD, Early-stage and exploratory clinical trial center

Theme: The enhancement of Japan's presence in creating medicines, medical equipment, and regenerative medicine products

Keynote Speech

Chairperson: YONEDA Yoshihiro, Osaka University

 

  • "Medical innovation -- what Japan aims for," -- ONISHI Akio, Assistant Manager, The Medical Innovation Promotion Office, Cabinet Secretariat, Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo

Special lectures

Chairpersons: IWATSUBO Takeshi, The University of Tokyo, KOMURO Issei, Osaka University

  • "The Vision of Innovative Drug Discovery from Academia in Japan," -- HOTTA Tomomitsu, Director, National Cancer Center
  • "Challenges in Research, Development, Clinical Application, and Commercialization of Advanced Medical Device," -- TATSUMI Eisuke, Manager, Intellectual Property Division, Artificial Organ Department, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
  • "Japan viewed from a Global Viewpoint -- Can We Build a Bridge over a Death Valley?" -- UEMURA Naoto, Visiting professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University

Approaches at institutes -- challenges and ingenuity

Chairpersons: FUJIWARA Yasuhiro, National Cancer Center; SATO Yuji, Keio University

  • "Challenges in Drug Development in Academia," -- FUJIWARA Yasuhiro, Director, Strategy Planning Office, National Cancer Center
  • "Trial of Drug Discovery in Academia -- aiming to Develop Alzheimer's Medicine," -- IWATSUBO Takeshi, Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
  • "Challenges in Improving Early-stage and Exploratory Clinical Trial Centers regarding Intractable Immune Diseases," -- SATO Yuji, Director, Clinical Research Center, School of Medicine, Keio University
  • "Challenges on Every Stage in Drug Development," -- MAKIE Toshio, Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University
  • "Challenges in Developing Medical Device in Academia", YAMAMOTO Haruko, Manager, Advanced Medical Treatment and Clinical Trial Promotion Department, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

Networking Break -- Enjoy refreshments and network with your peers.

Panel Discussion

Facilitators: HOTTA Tomomitsu, National Cancer Center, SAWA Yoshiki, Osaka University

Panelists

  • IWATSUBO Takeshi, The University of Tokyo
  • SATO Yuji, Keio University
  • MINEMATSU Kazuo, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
  • YONEDA Yoshihiro, Osaka University
  • ONISHI Akio, The Medical Innovation Promotion Office, Cabinet Secretariat
  • YOSHIDA Yasunori, Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Agency
  • SAHARA Yasuyuki, Health, Labour, and Welfare Ministry
  • TAKENAKA Touichi, National Institute of Biomedical Innovation
  • MIYATA Mitsuru, Nikkei Business Publications Inc.

Closing remarks: YONEDA Yoshihiro, Osaka University

Organized by: Steering Committee for The University of Tokyo and Osaka University 1st Early-stage and Exploratory Clinical Trial Center Joint Symposium

Date: 2012-12-11 (Tue) 1:00 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
Sponsored: Early-stage and Exploratory Clinical Trial Centers (The University of Tokyo University Hospital, National Cancer Center, School of Medicine of Keio University, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Graduate School of Medicine of Osaka University)
Contact: 1st Early-stage and exploratory clinical trial center Joint Symposium Office, Osaka University, Tel: 06-6879-3865
event@ect.med.osaka-u.ac.jp

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