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Event Type:  Annual Event
Annual Lecture:  Other
Title:  21st US-Japan Conference on Neurodegenerative Diseases: Biology, Cellular and Gene Therapy
Description:  The goal of the annual US-Japan cellular and gene therapy conference is to exchange ideas on cutting edge and diverse areas of biomedical research, and enhance opportunities for collaborations among scientists from the US and Japan. The conference is jointly supported by the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER), US Food and Drug Administration (FDA); and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan under the US-Japan Cooperative Research Program. Neurodegenerative diseases are incurable and debilitating conditions that result in progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons. Seven speakers from Japan and five from the US will discuss the growing challenges posed by these devastating diseases, therapeutic advances and barriers to progress in the research area. The FDA speaker will present US regulatory consideration for clinical development of cellular and gene therapies
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Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
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Thursday, March 01, 2018   8:30am - 5:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Hideyuki Okano
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Keio University School of Medicine
City/Province:   Tokyo
Country:   Japan
Name:   Steven Goldman
Title:   Director
Organization:   Center for Translational Neuromedicine, University of Rochester Medic
City/Province:   Rochester
State:   New York
Country:   USA
Name:   Hideki Mochizuki
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
City/Province:   Osaka
Country:   Japan
Name:   Paul Fishman
Title:   Professor
Organization:   University of Maryland School of Medicine
City/Province:   Baltimore
State:   Maryland
Country:   USA
Name:   Shin-ichi Muramatsu
Title:   Professor
Organization:   The University of Tokyo
City/Province:   Tokyo
Country:   Japan
Name:   Tadashi Isa
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Kyoto University
City/Province:   Kyoto
Country:   Japan
Name:   Carsten Bennemann
Title:   Senior Investigator
Organization:   National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
City/Province:   Bethesda
State:   Maryland
Country:   USA
Name:   Kinichi Nakashima
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Kyushu University
City/Province:   Fukuoka
Country:   Japan
Name:   Hitoshi Okazawa
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Tokyo Medical and Dental University
City/Province:   Tokyo
Country:   Japan
Name:   Anita Sidhu
Title:   Professor
Organization:   Georgetown University Medical Center
City/Province:   Washington DC
Country:   USA
Name:   Tatsuhiro Hisatsune
Title:   Associate Professor
Organization:   The University of Tokyo
City/Province:   Tokyo
Country:   Japan
Name:   Mike Singer
Title:   Medical Officer
Organization:   Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA
City/Province:   Silver Spring
Country:   USA

Organization(s):  Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, FDA - Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies/DCGT; Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology, Japan

Location:  Off Campus
Building:  FDA White Oak Campus, Building 31
Room:  Great Room, 1503 A
Street Address:  10903, New Hampshire Avenue
City:  Silver Spring
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20993
Other Information:  No prior registration is required. Seating is on a first-come-first-served basis.

Driving Direction and parking information at FDA White Oak Campus can be found at

Name:   S. Rafat Husain
Phone:   240-402-9598
Fax:   301-595-1093
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