Congress report: A report of the 16th Congress of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine

Masaaki Kitada, Mari Dezawa

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Abstract

The 16th Congress of the Japanese Society for Regenerative Medicine was held from March 7–9, 2017, at Sendai International Center (Sendai city). The theme of this congress was “the renaissance of regenerative medicine” and it was an opportunity for information exchange between industry-leading researchers, doctors/dentists, and industry professionals. The objectives of the congress were to provide a place to promote and develop research in regenerative medicine. Numerous topics were covered in the 1 presidential lecture, 1 congress chair's lecture, 3 special lectures, the special symposia (2 sessions, 10 topics), symposia (41 sessions, 227 topics), evening symposia (3 sessions, 12 topics), joint symposium with another society (1 session, 4 topics), and presentations covering regular presentations including distinct presentations (oral presentations, 2 sessions, 8 topics), oral presentations (65 sessions, 383 topics), and poster presentations (44 sessions, 339 topics). There were co-organized seminars including 31 sessions for co-organized luncheon seminars, 2 sessions for co-organized evening seminars, and an up-to-date technology introduction corner, which hosted 153 organizations. Additionally, 4 special seminars and 3 hands-on training programs were hosted as part of the hands-on learning program for high school students during the congress. There were 3527 participants, and the event was a great success.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-19
Number of pages5
JournalRegenerative Therapy
Volume8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jun

Keywords

  • Cell therapy
  • Congress report
  • Regenerative medicine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomaterials
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Developmental Biology

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