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The 12th MEI Center International Symposium - "Medical Engineering of Orofacial Laryngopharyngeal Function"

2019-5-31 (Fri) 09:30 - 17:30

The 12th MEI Center International Symposium - "Medical Engineering of Orofacial Laryngopharyngeal Function"

We will be holding a number of lectures on interesting topics on the face, oral cavity, and swallowing, including brain function, rehabilitation, and CG simulation of having trouble swallowing; facial expression robots; and decoding of speech.

Those in medicine and dentistry, as well as those studying engineering, are invited to attend!

Be sure to register early!

• Date: 31st May, 2019

• Start: 9:30~(Open: 9:00~)

• Venue: Multimedia Hall, CoMIT 1F, Osaka University

• Language: English (no translation)

• After the symposium, social gathering will be held at Restaurant Minerba, Icho-kaikan 2F

• Participation fee (symposium/social gathering): Free

• Register here

https://goo.gl/forms/B62RHrPrxWqqsAbt2

 

[Program]

9:00  Doors open

9:30ー9:55 Opening remarks

Haruhiko Kishima (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

Masayuki Hirata (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

Introduction

9:55ー11:45  Orofacial section PartⅠ

Kazutaka Takahashi (Department of Organismal Biology & Anatomy, University of Chicago, USA)

”Dynamics of motor cortical activity during natural feeding behavior”

Kohei Ogawa (Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University)

”Studies on emotional expression of an android robot”

Hitoshi Maezawa (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

”Central sensorimotor processing of the tongue using magnetoencephalography”

(Lunch time)

13:05ー14:25  Orofacial section PartⅡ

Minoru Asada (Institute for Open and Transdiciplinary Research Initiatives, Osaka University)

”Lingua: a challenge towards artificial vocalization”

Peter Brunner (Albany Medical College, USA)

”Decoding Speech from Electrocorticographic (ECoG) Signals”

(Break)

14:40ー16:00  Swallowing section PartⅠ

Shaheen Hamdy (Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Gastroenterology, University of Manchester, UK)

"The cerebral control of human swallowing in health and after stroke : from brain maps to brain plasticity"

Jens B. Schröder (Department of Neurology, University Hospital Muenster, Germany)

"Pharyngeal Electrical Stimulation for rehabilitation of post-stroke dysphagia – success story or science fiction?"

16:00ー17:10  Swallowing section PartⅡ

Hiroaki Hashimoto (Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka University)

"Swallowing-related neural oscillatory changes revealed by human electrocorticograms(ECoGs)"

Yukihiro Michiwaki (Department of Dentistry, Musashino Redcross Hospital)

"Biomechanical simulation of swallowing and aspiration"

17:10ー17:15  Closing remarks

Toshiki Yoshimine (Clinical Neuroengineering, MEI Center, Osaka University)

17:30ーSocial gathering at Restaurant Minerva (free to attend)

[Contact regarding this seminar]

Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics Office

i-souki-kaikei@office.osaka-u.ac.jp

Date: 2019-5-31 (Fri) 09:30 - 17:30
Organizer: Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics
Venue: Multimedia Hall, 1F, Center of Medical Innovation and Translational Research
Registration: Registration is required for this symposium. (Web)
URL: https://mei.osaka-u.ac.jp/article/list/sympo201905/
Contact: Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics Office
mei-sympo@mei.osaka-u.ac.jp

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