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FLAN Academic symposium will be held on November 22

“FLAN” is an academic alliance with 4 Joint Degree Program (JDP) partner universities; University of Freiburg, (Germany), Lund University (Sweden), University of Adelaide (Australia), and Nagoya University.   

Nagoya University will host a FLAN academic symposium on November 22.  We invite top researchers in cancer, diabetes, heart health, and psychiatry fields from four universities.

Addition to the FLAN Academic symposium, we will have special lectures from University of Freiburg and Nagoya universities.

The presentation will be open to public. 

For more information, please refer below.


■Date and time:  November 22  9:10~15:50
■Venue : Nagoya University Tsurumai Campus  Kakuyu Kaikan  2F Main Conference room 
■Language: English  

Session 1  

  9:10-9:15 Opening Address by Dean Kenji Kadomatsu
  9:15-9:45 Prof. Shaun McColl 
                       “Cell migration in the immune response”
                         Deputy Head for Molecular & Biomedical Science, School of Biological Sciences,
                         Faculty of Science, University of Adelaide

9:45-10:15 Prof. Christoph Peters
                        “Molecular Oncology: From Research to Clinical Trails”
                          Professor, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research, University of Freiburg

10:15-10:45 Prof. Erik Renström
                       “Towards P4 medicine - medical science at Lund “
                        Dean, Lund University

10:45-11:15 Dr. Christina Bursill 
                        “New Pathways for the Translation of High-Density Lipoproteins”
                         Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Health and Medical Science,
                         University of Adelaide

Session 2  

11:30-12:00 Prof. Shinya Toyokuni
                        “Biological and medical significance of ferroptosis”
                         Head of Department of Pathology and Biological,
                         Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

12:00-12:30 Prof. Amanda Page
                          “The Gut-Brain Axis and Appetite Regulation in Health and Disease“
                            Senior Research Fellow, Adelaide Medical School, 
                            Faculty of Health and Medical Science University of Adelaide

12:30-13:00 Assoc. Prof. Branko Aleksic
                          “Comparative genetic analysis of autism and schizophrenia: Focus on rare“
                           Department of Psychiatry, Office of International Affairs

Student Session   14:00-14:40

14:00-14:07 Leonardo Zorrón Cheng Tao Pu
                         “Comprehensive Study on COlorectal Lesions (CoSCOL)”
                          Joint PhD Student, Adelaide-Nagoya, Gastroenterology

14:08-14:15 Beatriz Arakawa Martins
                           “Built Environment and Frailty: Understanding the influence of neighbourhoods on 
                             older people’s health.”
                            Joint PhD Student, Adelaide-Nagoya, Geriatrics

14:16-14:23 Jun Fukihara
                             “Targeting BMP pathway as a therapy for pulmonary fibrosis”
                              Joint PhD Student, Adelaide-Nagoya, Respiratory Medicine

14:24-14:31  Hideyuki Moriyoshi

                               “Development of biomarkers for female carriers of spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy”
                                 Joint PhD student Nagoya-Lund, Neurology

14:32-14:39 Shohei Iyoshi
                                 “Mesothelial cells create invasion frontier in peritoneal metastasis of epithelial ovarian cancer“
                                   Nagoya, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Student Poster Session   14:40-15:40

Josephine Ata Hinneh (Adelaide)                                   Yohei Tsukamoto (Nagoya)
Lukas Braun(Freiburg)                                                         Ibrahim Ragab Nassr Eissa (Nagoya)
Helena Engel (Freiburg)                                                       Yanjie Yu (Nagoya)
Viola Hollek (Freiburg)                                                        Xuan Phuoc Nguyen (Nagoya)
Susanne Kessler(Freiburg)                                                 Umida Ganieva (Nagoya)
Paul Lopatta(Freiburg)                                                        He Yupeng (Nagoya)
Claudia Schoenichen(Freiburg)
Vanessa Veltum(Freiburg)
Josephine Völker(Freiburg)

15:40-15:50  Poster session Award
                     “Nagoya Univesity Graduate School of Medicine Dean’s Awads of Excellence“

                      Closing Adress by Prof. Hideki Kasuya


Special lectures ①-③

■Presenter : Prof. Christoph Peters
                               Professor, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
                               University of Freiburg

■Venue: Nagoya University Tsurumai Campus Basic Medical Research Building Meeting room 2
■Language: English 
■Date and Time / Lecture title

 ①November 20, Tuesday, 13:00-14:30
                  "Cancer 1: From Malignant Transformation to Local Progression

②November 20, Tuesday, 14:30-16:00
                   “Cancer 2: From Invasive Growth to Metastasis“

③November 23, Wednesday, 13:00-13:30
                   “Cancer 3: Advanced Diagnostics and Novel Therapies“

Special Lecture ④

■Presenter: Assoc. Prof. Itzel BUSTOS VILLALOBOS
                          G30 Associate Professor, Cancer Immune Therapy Research Center,
                          Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

■Venue : Nagoya University Tsurumai Campus Basic Medical Research Building 1F meeting Room 1
■Language: English 
■Date and time / Lecture title

④November 29, Thursday,  16:00-17:30
         “Oncolytic virus HF10 as combination therapy with anti-PD-L1 antibody to enhance anti-tumor immunity”


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