Invite Lecture 1November 25 9:00-9:50

Bioinspired, surface-bound polymer brushes exhibiting ultralow non-specific adsorption, long-term stability and close-to-zero (bio)friction

Presenter: Marcus Textor (ETH)

Invite Lecture 2November 25 10:30-11:15

Development of adipose stem cell therapeutics with enhanced angiogenic and osteogenic potential to treat for bone defects and osteonecrosis of the femoral head

Presenter: Prof. Gunil Im (Dongguk University)

Invite Lecture 3November 25 16:00-16:45

What I learned from technology development --- From mass spectrometry, DNA sequencer to single cell / tissue analysis —

Presenter: Hideki Kambara (Hitachi Honorary Fellow and President of Frontier Biosystem Co. Ltd.)

Special LectureNovemver 26 12:05-12:50

Forefront of Powered Suit

Presenter:Yoshiyuki Sankai (Univ.  Tsukuba)

Foreign Young invited speakers

Nov. 25(Mon)


Smart polymer reagents for extracellular vesicle separation

Presenter:James Lai, U. Washinton, USA

Nov. 26(Tue)

 9:00- 9:30

Pyrogallol-mediated Anti-fouling Treatment for Biomaterials

Presenter:Weibor Tsai, Natl. Taiwan U., Taiwan


Biodegradable Metals- definition, criteria, status and future

Presenter:Yufeng Zheng, Peking U., PRC

Symposium 1November 25 14:00-16:00

University of Tsukuba's Clinical Medical Care & Biomaterials

Chair: Akira Hirayama

Hirofumi Matsui


Ophthalmic biomaterial development-artificial vitreous body, lens, sealant

Speaker: Teruro Ohshika  (Univ. Tsukuba)


The path of the endoscope from the swordsman to the capsule

Speaker: Hirovumi Matsui Hirofumi (Univ. Tsukuba)


Biocompatibility and oxidative stress in hemodialysis

Speaker: Aki Hirayama (Tsukuba Univ. Tech.)


Development of apatite FGF coated spinal implant

Speaker: Masashi Yamazaki (Univ. Tsukuba)

Symposium 2November 26 13:00-15:00

Inflammation & Regeneration

Atsuo Itoh

Masayuki Yamato


Cross talk of revascularization, inflammation and immune cells in the regenerative environment

Speaker: Takayuki Asahara (Tokai Univ.)


Immunological requirements for bone replacement materials

Speaker: Taketo Ono (Tokyo Med.Dental Univ.)


On the inflammation and anti-inflammatory effects of silver nanoparticles

Speaker: Akiyoshi Taniguchi (NIMS)


Development of cancer immunotherapies to break down immunosuppression and lead to cure

Speaker: Tetsuya Nakajima (Natl. Cancer Center)


Panel Discussion

Japan-Korea Young Award SymposiumNovember 25 15:15-16:45

① YOSHIE ARAI (Dongguk University)

Title:The chondrogenic effect of tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA) by regulating intracellular cholesterol level of degenerated osteoarthritic chondrocytes

② Akira Tsuchiya (Department of Biomaterials, Kyushu University)

Title:Improvement of bone bonding strength of poly(ether ether ketone) by surface treatment

③ Tae-Eun Park (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology)

Title:In vivo-like human blood-brain barrier chip for the study of drug delivery to the brain

④ Masahiko Terauchi (Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

Title:Bone regeneration with bone morphogenetic protein-2 amplified by supramolecular sulfonated polyrotaxane

⑤ Yun Jung Yang (Pohang University of Science and Technology)

Title:Marine-derived bioink development for 3D printing

⑥ Naoko Nakamura (College of Systems Engineering, Shibaura Institute of Technology)

Title:Reconstruction of Periodontal Ligament using Extracellular Matrix and Artificial Tooth Root

Society Award presentationNovember 25 10:00-10:30

Development of biofunctional materials through control of crystal anisotropy

Presenter:Mamoru Aizawa, Meiji University

Young researchers Award presentationNovember 25 13:00-14:00

In vitro bone tissue generation using cell membrane nanofragments

Presenter:Hara Emilio Satoshi, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine

Molecular design of Functionalized Aliphatic Polycarbonates for Degradable Biomaterials

Presenter:Kazuki Fukushima, The University of Tokyo

Symposium by Science Council of Japan SymposiumNovember 26 9:00-12:00

Chair: Akio Kishida


Presentation (Oral/Poster)November 25-26


Luncheon seminarsNovember 25-26


Poster Viewing Business ExhibitNovember 25-26

Welcome mixerNovember 24 18:00-19:30

Kasuga Campus, Univ. Tsukuba (Kasuga 1-2, Tsukuba)

BanquetNovember 25 18:30-20:30

Hotel Grand Shinonome (Onosaki 488-1, Tsukuba)