Program

Mikamo Lecture(Sponsored by Japan Heart Foundation)

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Targeting Angiogenesis to Treat Cancer and Intraocular Disorders

Saturday, March 30, 14:55-15:40 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Napoleone Ferrara
Department of Pathology, University of California San Diego, USA
Chairperson:
Masatsugu Hori
Osaka International Cancer Institute
Mashimo Memorial Lecture

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TGF-beta Family Signaling in Cardiovascular Diseases

Friday, March 29, 14:40-15:25 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Kohei Miyazono
Department of Molecular Pathology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Chairperson:
Yoshio Yazaki
Japan Heart Foundation
Congress Chairperson's Lecture

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Task and Future Outlook of Cardiology - History of 30 Years as a Physician Scientist

Friday, March 29, 15:30-16:15 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Issei Komuro
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Chairperson:
Yoshio Yazaki
Japan Heart Foundation
President's Lecture

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Task and Outlook of Cardiovascular Medicine in Japan - Future Direction of the JCS

Saturday, March 30, 13:20-13:40 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Issei Komuro
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Chairperson:
Hisao Ogawa
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Chairperson-hosted Special Lecture

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Chairperson-hosted Special Lecture 1

Innovative Cybernic System for Medical and Social Innovation

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-17:35 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Yoshiyuki Sankai
Professor, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems, University of Tsukuba / Executive Research Director, Center for Cybernics Research, University of Tsukuba / Program Manager, the Impulsing Paradigm Change through Disruptive Technologies (ImPACT) program / President and CEO of CYBERDYNE, INC
Chairperson:
Masunori Matsuzaki
St. Hill Hospital / Yamaguchi University

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Chairperson-hosted Special Lecture 2

Medical Research by Physician Scientist

Saturday, March 30, 17:35-18:20 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Takashi Kadowaki
Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo.
Chairperson:
Kazuaki Shimamoto
Japan Health Care College

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Chairperson-hosted Special Lecture 3

Artificial Intelligence for Medical Applications

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-10:55 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Jun Miyake
Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics, Osaka University
Chairperson:
Saichi Hosoda
Professor Emeritus, Jichi Medical University
The State of Art by International Honorary Member in 2019

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The State of Art by International Honorary Member in 2019 (1)

Memorial Lecture in Honor of the Dr. Sam-Soo Kim

Friday, March 29, 16:30-17:00 2F, National Hall

Echocardiography for Pericardial Diseases: In Memory of Professor Sam-Soo Kim

Speaker:
Jae Oh
Mayo Clinic, USA (Video Presentation)

Waon Therapy to Improve Cardiovascular Failure

Speaker:
Chuwa Tei
Waon Therapy Research Institute
Chairperson:
Katsuo Kanmatsuse
Tokyo Heart Center

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The State of Art by International Honorary Member in 2019 (2)

The Role of Echocardiography in the Assessment of LV Function: Beyond Ejection Fraction

Friday, March 29, 17:00-17:30 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Fausto J. Pinto
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Chairperson:
Shigetake Sasayama
Uji Hospital

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The State of Art by International Honorary Member in 2019 (3)

Genetic Determinants of Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Friday, March 29, 17:30-18:00 2F, National Hall

Speaker:
Christine E. Seidman
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Chairperson:
Masakazu Yamagishi
Osaka University of Human Sciences
Special Lecture

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Special Lecture 1

Pulmonary Veno-occlusive disease

Friday, March 29, 9:40-10:25 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Marc Humbert
University of South Paris, France
Chairperson:
Keiichi Fukuda
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine

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Special Lecture 2

Aging and Organ Regeneration

Friday, March 29, 10:25-11:10 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Chairperson:
Ichiro Shiojima
Department of Medicine II, Kansai Medical University

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Special Lecture 3

Sudden Death: Molecules to Patients

Friday, March 29, 13:50-14:35 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Gordon F. Tomaselli
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Chairperson:
Hiroshi Kasanuki
Waseda University

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Special Lecture 4

The Expanding Regulatory Influence of Protein Kinase G

Friday, March 29, 14:35-15:20 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
David A. Kass
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Chairperson:
Chuwa Tei
Waon Therapy Research Institute

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Special Lecture 5

Use of iPS cells in cardiac repair: Challenges & Opportunities

Friday, March 29, 16:30-17:15 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Joshua Hare
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Chairperson:
Yoshiki Sawa
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Special Lecture 6

Myocardial Recovery and the Failing Heart

Friday, March 29, 17:15-18:00 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Douglas L. Mann
Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Chairperson:
Yasushi Sakata
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Special Lecture 7

Expanding Indications of TAVR

Saturday, March 30, 15:50-16:35 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Stephan Windecker
Bern University Hospital, Switzerland
Chairperson:
Kyoichi Mizuno
Mitsukoshi Health and Wealfare Foudation

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Special Lecture 8

Cellular Heterogeneity in Cardiovascular Repair

Saturday, March 30, 14:10-14:55 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Stefanie Dimmeler
University Frankfurt, Germany
Chairperson:
Toyoaki Murohara
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

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Special Lecture 9

Heart & Brain Sciences: Global Health Equity and the AHA

Saturday, March 30, 14:55-15:40 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Ivor Benjamin
American Heart Association, USA
Chairperson:
Hisayoshi Fujiwara
Hyogo Prefectural Amagasaki General Medical Center

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Special Lecture 10

Interventional Cardiology: Present and Future

Sunday, March 31, 10:55-11:40 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Antonio Colombo
EMO and GVM Laboratories, Italy
Chairperson:
Takeshi Kimura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine

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Special Lecture 11

Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Regeneration and Reprogramming

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-15:55 503, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Eric N. Olson
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Chairperson:
Issei Komuro
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

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Special Lecture 12

Heart Failure: Two Inflammatory Tales

Sunday, March 31, 15:55-16:40 503, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Joseph A. Hill
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Chairperson:
Tetsuji Miura
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University
Invited Lecture

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Invited Lecture 1

Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices - How to Deal with Growing Problems !

Friday, March 29, 13:50-14:20 301, 3F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Christian Butter
Heart Center Brandenburg, Germany
Chairperson:
Minoru Ono
Department of Cardiac Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

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Invited Lecture 2

Cardio-Oncology: How Targeted Cancer Therapies and Precision Medicine Can Inform Cardiovascular Discovery

Friday, March 29, 14:20-14:50 301, 3F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Javid Moslehi
Vanderbilt School of Medicine, USA
Chairperson:
Hirofumi Takemura
Department of Thoracic, Cardiovascular and General Surgery, Kanazawa University

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Invited Lecture 3

The Role of Cardiac Computed Tomography in the Patient with Coronary Artery Disease: (CAD): Ultra-High Resolution CT, Dynamic CT Perfusion and CTFFR in the Low, Intermediate and High Risk Patient with Suspected CAD

Friday, March 29, 14:50-15:20 301, 3F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Joao A. C. Lima
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Chairperson:
Masahiro Jinzaki
Department of Radiology, Keio University School of Medicine

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Invited Lecture 4

Heart Failure and Diabetes : the Dangerous Liaisons

Friday, March 29, 16:30-17:00 301, 3F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Michel Komajda
Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph Hospital, France
Chairperson:
Takashi Akasaka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University

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Invited Lecture 5

Cloud-based Information Extraction, Phrase Mining, and Analysis of User-defined Phrase-category Association: Applications in Cardiovascular Medicine

Saturday, March 30, 9:40-10:10 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Peipei Ping
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
Chairperson:
Koichi Node
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga Univeristy

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Invited Lecture 6

Device Closure of Intracardiac Shunts - PFO, ASD and VSD, Hints and Tips

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-10:50 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Peter Zartner
German Paediatric Heart Center, Germany
Chairperson:
Yoshihide Mitani
Department of Pediatrics, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine

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Invited Lecture 7

Hippo Signaling in Heart Regeneration

Saturday, March 30, 10:50-11:20 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
James F. Martin
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Heart Institute, USA
Chairperson:
Ken-Ichi Hirata
Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

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Invited Lecture 8

Genetic of Myocardial Infarction

Saturday, March 30, 11:20-11:50 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Heribert Schunkert
German Heart Center Munich, Germany
Chairperson:
Wataru Shimizu
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School

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Invited Lecture 9

Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocytes as a Target Platform for Dissecting Cardiac Survival Factors

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-17:20 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Michael D. Schneider
British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, Imperial College London, UK
Chairperson:
Yasuchika Takeishi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fukushima Medical University

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Invited Lecture 10

Genetics and Geometry in Aortic Valve Disease

Saturday, March 30, 17:20-17:50 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Mona Nemer
Government of Canada, Canada
Chairperson:
Koji Maemura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

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Invited Lecture 11

AI-powered Single Cell Analysis to Explore Mechanisms for Macrophage Heterogeneity

Saturday, March 30, 17:50-18:20 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Masanori Aikawa
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Chairperson:
Masataka Sata
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Graduate School

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Invited Lecture 12

Prevention of Drug-induced Torsade de Pointes

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-14:00 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Richard Kovacs
American College of Cardiology, USA
Chairperson:
Yasuki Kihara
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences

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Invited Lecture 13

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Sunday, March 31, 14:00-14:30 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Eberhard Grube
University Hospital Bonn, Germany
Chairperson:
Hiroshi Itoh
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine

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Invited Lecture 14

25 Years of Cardiac Tissue Engineering - A Translational Journey

Sunday, March 31, 14:30-15:00 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Thomas Eschenhagen
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Chairperson:
Yoshihiko Saito
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nara Medical University

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Invited Lecture 15

Stroke Prevention in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation : Lessons from the Clinical Trials and Big Data Analysis

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-15:40 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Shih-Ann Chen
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Chairperson:
Akihiko Nogami
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba

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Invited Lecture 16

Catheter Mapping/Ablation of Brugada syndrome: Japanese Experience

Sunday, March 31, 15:40-16:10 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Hiroshi Nakagawa
Heart Rhythm Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
Chairperson:
Takanori Ikeda
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Faculty of Medicine

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Invited Lecture 17

Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection: the Translational Journey from Marfan to Sartan and back

Sunday, March 31, 16:10-16:40 502, 5F, Conference Center

Speaker:
Bart Loeys
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Chairperson:
Yasunobu Hirata
Tokyo Teishin Hospital
Plenary Session

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Plenary Session 1

Atherosclerosis Visualization: Pathological and Diagnostic Imaging Approaches

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Myron I. Cybulsky
Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, UHN, Canada
Yujiro Asada
Department of Pathology, University of Miyazaki
State-of-the-Art:
Myron I. Cybulsky
Toronto General Hospital Research Institute, UHN, Canada
Speaker:
Kenichi Fujii
Department of Medicine II, Kansai Medical University
Kensuke Nishimiya
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine / Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Kenichiro Otsuka
Wellman Center for Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yasuhide Asaumi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

Chairperson’s Message

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Plenary Session 2

Cooperation between Cardiologists and Stroke Physicians as a Stroke Team

Friday, March 29, 9:40-11:10 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Christopher Levi
SPHERE Maridulu Budyari Gumal, Australia
Kazunori Toyoda
Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
State-of-the-Art:
Christopher Levi
SPHERE Maridulu Budyari Gumal, Australia
Speaker:
Yoichi Takaya
Department of Cardiology, Okayama University
Yoshiharu Higuchi
Division of Cardiology, Osaka Police Hospital
Mao Takahashi
Department of Cardiology, Sakura Hospital, Medical Center, Toho University
Takanao Mine
Cardiovascular Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine
Kazunori Toyoda
Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Plenary Session 3

A Role of Aorta Team in Treatments for Acute Aortic Syndrome: Cooperation between Cardiologists and Cardiac Surgeons

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Hideaki Yoshino
Department of Internal Medicine, Kyorin University
Hitoshi Ogino
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical University
Speaker:
Toru Suzuki
University of Leicester, UK
Manabu Kurabayashi
Division of Cardiology, Yokohama City Minato Red Cross Hospital
Satoru Takahashi
Cardiovascular Center, Osaka Gyomeikan Hospital
Koichi Akutsu
Division of Vascular Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Surgerry, Kawasaki Aortic Center, Kawasaki Saiwai Hospital
Hideaki Yoshino
Department of Internal Medicine, Kyorin University
Shuichiro Kaji
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital

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Plenary Session 4

New Technologies in Arrhythmia Treatment

Friday, March 29, 16:30-18:00 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Shih-Ann Chen
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Kenzo Hirao
Heart Rhythm Center, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
State-of-the-Art:
Shih-Ann Chen
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Speaker:
Yoshihide Takahashi
Department of Advanced Arrhythmia Research, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Kunihiko Kiuchi
Division of Cardiovasuclar Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Kenji Okubo
Ospedale San Raffaele, Italy
Susumu Morosawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Masaaki Shoji
Department of Cardiology, National Cancer Center
Susumu Tao
Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, USA

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Plenary Session 5

Current Status of the Regenerative medicine in Cardiovascular Field

Friday, March 29, 13:50-15:20 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
James F. Martin
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute, USA
Keiichi Fukuda
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
State-of-the-Art:
James F. Martin
Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart Institute, USA
Speaker:
Masaki Ieda
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Hideki Miyachi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Shigeru Miyagawa
Departmentt of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Plenary Session 6

Molecular Mechanisms of Heart Failure

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 2F, National Hall

Chairperson:
Douglas L. Mann
Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Issei Komuro
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
State-of-the-Art:
Douglas L. Mann
Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Speaker:
Kaoru Ito
RIKEN Center For Integrative Medical Sciences, Laboratory for Cardiovascular Diseases
Tomohisa Nagoshi
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine
Satoshi Araki
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University
Shinichiro Sunamura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

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Plenary Session 7

Recent Advance in the Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease in Adults

Saturday, March 30, 8:40-10:10 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Tal Geva
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Yoshihide Mitani
Department of Pediatrics, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
State-of-the-Art:
Tal Geva
Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Speaker:
Yumi Shiina
Cardiovascular center, St.Luke's International Hospital
Takashi Kido
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Ryotaro Asano
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Yoshihiko Kodama
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Fukuoka Children's Hospital

Chairperson’s Message

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Plenary Session 8

State-of-the-art Therapy for Advanced Heart Failure by Left Ventricular Assist Device

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
JoAnn Lindenfeld
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Koichiro Kinugawa
Second Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toyama
State-of-the-Art:
JoAnn Lindenfeld
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Speaker:
Osamu Seguchi
Department of Transplant Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Taro Sasaoka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Atsushi Suzuki
Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Women's Medical University
Hiroki Hata
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Minoru Ono
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, The University of Tokyo

Chairperson’s Message

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Plenary Session 9

How to Perform the Translational Research in Cardiomyopathy

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Christine E. Seidman
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Masafumi Kitakaze
Department of Clinical Medicine and Development, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
State-of-the-Art:
Christine E. Seidman
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Speaker:
Satoshi Kainuma
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Toshiyuki Yano
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal, Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University
Koichi Kaikita
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University
Osamu Tsukamoto
Department of Medical Biochemistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Plenary Session 10

Surgical Indication and Procedures for Functional Mitral Regurgitation

Saturday, March 30, 14:10-15:40 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Christian Butter
Heart Center Brandenburg, Germany
Hirokuni Arai
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
State-of-the-Art:
Christian Butter
Heart Center Brandenburg, Germany
Speaker:
Shun Nishino
Department of Cardiology, Miyazaki Medical Association Hospital Cardiovascular Center
Kikuko Obase
Cardiovascular Surgery, Nagasaki University Hospital
Hiroki Yamaguchi
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital
Keiji Oi
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Makoto Amaki
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Plenary Session 11

Research Trends of Resuscitation and Emergency Care

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jack Tan Wei Chieh
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Tetsuya Sakamoto
Department of Emergency Medicine, Teikyo University School of Medicine
State-of-the-Art:
Jack Tan Wei Chieh
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Speaker:
Yoshihide Mitani
Department of Pediatrics, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
Takefumi Kishimori
Kyoto University Graduate School and Faculty of Medicine
Tsukasa Yagi
Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, The JCS-ReSS study group, USA
Atsushi Hirayama
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Tomohisa Seki
Department of Healthcare Information Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital

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Plenary Session 12

Frontier of Basic Cardiovascular Research

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-11:40 502, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Eric N. Olson
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Tetsuji Miura
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University
State-of-the-Art:
Eric N. Olson
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA
Speaker:
Tohru Minamino
Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Takeshi Adachi
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular, National Defense Medical Collage
Shuichiro Higo
Department of Medical Therapeutics for Heart Failure, Osaka University
Kimio Satoh
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

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Plenary Session 13

Comprehensive Management for Critical State of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-15:00 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Antonio Colombo
EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Italy / San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
Morimasa Takayama
Department of Cardiology, Sakakibara Heart Institute
State-of-the-Art:
Antonio Colombo
EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Italy / San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
Speaker:
Jun Takahashi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Kensaku Nishihira
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Norihiro Kuroki
Tokyo CCU Network, Scientific Committee
Tetsuya Matoba
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University
Hiroshi Imamura
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Shinshu University

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Plenary Session 14

How Do We Manage Adults with Fontan Circulation?

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-16:40 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Peter Zartner
German Pediatric Heart Center, Germany
Hideo Ohuchi
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
State-of-the-Art:
Peter Zartner
German Pediatric Heart Center, Germany
Speaker:
Hideo Ohuchi
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Norihisa Toh
Department of Cardiology, Okayama University
Shintaro Umemoto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University School of Medicine
Tae Konishi
Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Takayoshi Ueno
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

Chairperson’s Message

Symposium

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Symposium 1

Novel Therapeutic Targets for Atherosclerosis

Friday, March 29, 9:40-11:10 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Masanori Aikawa
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Ken-ichi Hirata
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Keynote:
Masanori Aikawa
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Speaker:
Masahiro Koseki
Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Masato Furuhashi
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine
Hayato Tada
Department of Cardiovascular and Internal Medicine, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science
Yasushi Matsuzawa
Division of Cardiology, Yokohama City University Medical Center
Tomoya Yamashita
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

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Symposium 2

Multidisciplinary Approach for Patients with Clinical Limb-threatening Ischemia

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 502, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Kimihiro Komori
Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Nagoya University Graduates School of Medicine
Osamu Iida
Cardiovascular Division, Kansai Rosai Hospital
Speaker:
Makoto Sugihara
Department of Cardiology, Fukuoka University School of Medicine
Tamon Kato
Department of Caldiovascular Treatment, Shinshu University School of Medicine
Shin Okamoto
Kansai Rosai Hospital Cardiovascular Center
Masashi Fukunaga
Cardiovascular Division, Morinomiya Hospital
Ryoichi Kyuragi
Department of Vascular Surgery, Kyushu Medical Center
Keisuke Miyake
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Kentaro Fukuda
Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital
Gen Takagi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School

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Symposium 3

Diagnosis and Management of Large Vessel Vasculitis: 2018-2019 Update

Friday, March 29, 9:40-11:10 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
David Saadoun
Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Sorbonne University, France
Nobukazu Ishizaka
Department of Cardiology, Osaka Medical College
Keynote:
David Saadoun
Pitie Salpetriere Hospital, Sorbonne University, France
Speaker:
Yoshikazu Nakaoka
Department of Vascular Physiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute
Ichiro Mizushima
Division of Rheumatology, Kanazawa University Hospital
Mitsuaki Isobe
Sakakibara Heart Institute
Haruhito Uchida
Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Department of Chronic Kidney Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
Yasuhiro Maejima
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

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Symposium 4

Concentrating the Wisdom for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 F205+F206, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Ken Okumura
Division of Cardiology, Saiseikai Kumamoto Hospital Cardiovascular Center
Takeshi Yamashita
The Cardiovascular Institute
Speaker:
Ichitaro Abe
Department of Cardiology and Clinical Examination, Oita University Faculty of Medicine
Yu-ki Iwasaki
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Koichi Nagashima
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine
Takeshi Horio
Division of Hypertension and General Medicine, Ishikiriseiki Hospital
Yousaku Okubo
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Yoshihiro Kokubo
Department of Preventive Cardiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Symposium 5

The Optimal Heart Failure Treatment for the Elderly
-Problems Raised by the Patient Registry

Friday, March 29, 13:50-15:20 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Hiroyuki Tsutsui
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Masafumi Yano
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Yamaguchi University
Speaker:
Keitaro Akita
Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine III, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine
Shungo Hikoso
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Takayuki Hidaka
Hiroshima University Hospital
Akihiro Shirakabe
Division of Intensive Care Unit, Nippon Medical School Chiba Hokusoh Hospital
Masaaki Konishi
Division of Cardiology, Yokohama City University Medical Center
Tomomi Ide
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University

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Symposium 6

Pathogenesis of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Friday, March 29, 13:50-15:20 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Marc Humbert
University of South Paris, France
Keiko Takihara
Health and Counseling Center, Osaka University
Keynote:
Marc Humbert
University of South Paris, France
Speaker:
Kotaro Abe
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Nobuhiro Kikuchi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Tadakatsu Inagaki
Department of Vascular Physiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute
Takeshi Ogo
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Symposium 7

Inflammation and Immunology in Human Heart Disease

Friday, March 29, 13:50-15:20 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Joshua Hare
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Yasushi Sakata
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Keynote:
Joshua Hare
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Speaker:
Kyoko Imanaka-Yoshida
Department of Pathology and Matrix Biology, Mie University Graduate School of Medicine
Keiko Ohta-Ogo
Department of Pathology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Manabu Taneike
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Symposium 8

Recent Advance in Cardiac Imaging for Assessment of Myocardial Disorder

Friday, March 29, 16:30-18:00 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Joao A. C. Lima
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Tohru Masuyama
Cardiovascular Medicine, Hyogo College of Medicine
Keynote:
Joao A. C. Lima
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Speaker:
Tomohito Ohtani
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Muneyuki Kadota
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Hiroyuki Takaoka
Department of Cardiology, Chiba University Hospital
Saori Yamamoto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Hospital

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Symposium 9

Decision Making for Treatment Strategies and Prediction of Prognosis by the Assessment of Myocardial Ischemia Using Coronary Imaging

Friday, March 29, 13:50-15:20 F201+F202, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Gudrun Feuchtner
Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Takashi Akasaka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University
Keynote:
Gudrun Feuchtner
Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Speaker:
Makito Sato
CVIC Medical Corporation
Hiroki Emori
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University
Jun Sugisawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Yukichi Tokita
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School

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Symposium 10

New Topics of Intensive Care that We Need to Know for Working in Coronary Care Units

Saturday, March 30, 8:40-10:10 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Shunji Kasaoka
Emergency and General Medicine, Kumamoto University Hospital
Naoki Sato
Cardiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Nippon Medical School Musashi-Kosugi Hospital
Speaker:
Shohei Yoshida
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Hideo Matama
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Masanobu Yanase
Department of Transplantation, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Hideo Oishi
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Yuichiro Kashima
Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Shinshu University
Yusuke Hosokawa
Division of Intensive and Cardiovascular Care, Nippon Medical School hospital

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Symposium 11

Can We Achieve the “5-Year Plan to Stop Cerebro-Cardiovascular Diseases” in Japan? : from Primordial Prevention to Tertiary Prevention

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Katsuyuki Miura
Shiga University of Medical Science
Minako Yamaoka-Tojo
Kitasato University School of Allied Health Sciences
Speaker:
Tomonori Okamura
Keio University School of Medicine
Satoshi Yasuda
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Mitsuaki Isobe
Sakakibara Heart Institute
Hiroyuki Tsutsui
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University

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Symposium 12

The JDS-JCS Joint Symposium - Stop DM for Stop CVD -

Saturday, March 30, 8:40-10:10 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Toyoaki Murohara
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine
Eiichi Araki
Department of Metabolic Medicine, Kumamoto University School of Medicine
Speaker:
Kenji Sakamoto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University
Hiroyuki Yamamoto
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Takayuki Miki
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine
Rei Shibata
Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Nagoya University
Atsushi Tanaka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University

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Symposium 13

Heart Team Based Valvuloplasty

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Yukikatsu Okada
Heart Valve Center, Midori Hospital
Satoshi Nakatani
Division of Functional Diagnostics, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Yasushi Yoshikawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Yuji Itabashi
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Keio University School of Medicine
Akira Tsuneto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nagasaki University Hospital
Takashi Kunihara
The Jikei University School of Medicine

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Symposium 14

Non-coding RNAs as Regulators in Epigenetics

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-18:20 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Stefanie Dimmeler
University Frankfurt, Germany
Koh Ono
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University
Keynote:
Stefanie Dimmeler
University Frankfurt, Germany
Speaker:
Yuichiro Arima
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kumamoto University
Koh Ono
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Masaya Tanno
Department of Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Medicine, Sapporo Medical University School of Medicine

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Symposium 15

Pulmonary Hypertension -New Insights Derived from Database -

Saturday, March 30, 14:10-15:40 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Sébastien Bonnet
Pulmonary Hypertension Research Group of IUCPQ, Canada
Hiroaki Shimokawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Keynote:
Sébastien Bonnet
Pulmonary Hypertension Research Group of IUCPQ, Canada
Speaker:
Yuichi Tamura
Department of Cardiology, International University of Health and Welfare
Koichiro Sugimura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Nobuhiro Tanabe
Department of Respirology, Chiba University, Graduate School of Medicine
Takeshi Ogo
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Kohtaro Abe
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University Hospital

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Symposium 16

How Could We Accomplish “202030” in Cardiovascular-related Societies

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-18:20 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Kyoko Soejima
Second Department of Internal Medicine, Kyorin University School of Medicine
Akiko Chishaki
Department of Health Sciences, Kyushu University
Speaker:
Toshie Ikenaga
Cabinet Office
Kimie Iwata
Tsuda University
Panelist:
Satoko Nakamura
Kansai University of Welfare Sciences
Tomoko Ishizu
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Junko Honye
Kikuna Memorial Hospital
Shigeki Morita
Kyushu Medical Center

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Symposium 17

Precision Medicine in Inherited Arrhythmias

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-18:20 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Gordon F. Tomaselli
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Wataru Shimizu
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Keynote:
Gordon F. Tomaselli
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Speaker:
Yukiko Nakano
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Takeshi Aiba
Department of Advanced Arrhythmia and Translational Medical Science, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Seiko Ohno
Department of Bioscience and Genetics, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Yoshihiro Asano
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine

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Symposium 18

Progress in Transcatheter Less Invasive Approach to Structure Heart Diseases

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-11:40 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Eberhard Grube
University Hospital Bonn, Germany
Yoshiki Sawa
Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Keynote:
Eberhard Grube
University Hospital Bonn, Germany
Speaker:
Koichi Maeda
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Hiroyuki Irie
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Chikamori Hospital
Kenji Minakata
Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine, USA
Teiji Akagi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Okayama University
Hideaki Kanzaki
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Symposium 19

From Risk Prediction and Simulation to Treatment - Developing Precision Medicine through Collaboration with Medical Engineering -

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Masao Yoshizumi
Department of Cardiovascular Physiology and Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Hiroshima University
Masanori Nakamura
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Speaker:
Tomohiro Otani
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University
Takayoshi Toba
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine
Shukei Sugita
Nagoya Institute of Technology
Naoyuki Kimura
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University

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Symposium 20

Achievement and Goals of Five-year Plan

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-11:40 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Issei Komuro
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Susumu Miyamoto
Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Yoshihiko Saito
First Department of Internal Medicine, Nara Medical University
Yoichiro Hashimoto
Kumamoto City Hospital
Koichi Node
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Saga University
Koji Iihara
Kyushu University
Haruyo Yasui
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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Symposium 21

Mechanisms of Cardiovascular Aging Due to Impairment of Intercellular and Organ Communication

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 502, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Tohru Minamino
Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Keynote:
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte
Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Speaker:
Takuya Kishi
Department of Advanced Risk Stratification for Cardiovascular Diseases, Center for Disruption of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyushu University
Ippei Shimizu
Department of Cardiovascular Biology and Medicine, Division of Molecular Aging and Cell Biology, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Yasuhiro Izumiya
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka City University Graduate School of Medicine
Satoru Eguchi
Temple University, USA

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Symposium 22

The Frontiers of Onco-Cardiology/Cardio-Oncology

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-11:40 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jun-ichi Abe
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Hiroshi Akazawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Keynote:
Jun-ichi Abe
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Javid Moslehi
Vanderbilt School of Medicine, USA
Speaker:
Mari Sakamoto
Department of Cell Biology / Clinical Medicine and Development, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Junichi Ishida
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
Kazuko Tajiri
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba
Jiro Sakamoto
Department of Cardiology, Tenri Hospital

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Symposium 23

The Problem and Assignment of a Japanese Heart Disease Screening System – After the Declaration of Kanazawa (Stop Cardiovascular Disease) -

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 F201+F202, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Keisuke Kuga
Department of Cardiology, Health Administration Center, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba / Japanese National University Council of Health Administration Facilities, Kyoto
Naokata Sumitomo
Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center
Speaker:
Taku Iwami
Japanese National University Council of Health Administration Facilities
Keisuke Kuga
Department of Cardiology, Health Administration Center, University of Tsukuba / Japanese National University Council of Health Administration Facilities
Yumiko Wainai
Health Center, Keio University
Megumi Fukuyama
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science

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Symposium 24

Appropriate Cardiovascular Care System and Healthcare Policy in the Era of Super-aging and Healthcare Cost Expansion

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-16:40 2F, National Hall

Chairperson:
Yoichi Goto
Yoka Municipal Hospital
Hiroyuki Daida
Department of Cardiology, Juntendo University, Graduate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Yasushi Sakata
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Yoichi Goto
Yoka Municipal Hospital
Noboru Watanabe
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokushin General Hospital
Eisaku Nakane
Cardiovascular Center, Tazuke Kofukai Foundation, Medical Research Institute, Kitano Hospital
Kimio Henmi
Japan Municipal Hospital Association
Masami Sakoi
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare

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Symposium 25

Medical Innovation by Big Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-16:40 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Khung Keong Yeo
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Satoshi Yasuda
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Keynote:
Khung Keong Yeo
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Speaker:
Hirotada Masuda
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Toshiyuki Nagai
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine
Kotaro Nochioka
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, and Tohoku University Big Data Medicine Center
Kunihiro Nishimura
Department of Preventive Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Symposium 26

Clinical Practice of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease by Registry

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-15:00 F205+F206, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Hisao Ogawa
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Koji Iihara
Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Speaker:
Satoshi Yasuda
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Koji Iihara
Department of Neurosurgery, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University
Taku Inohara
Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University Medical Center, USA
Kenichi Tsujita
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University
Takashi Shiroto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

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Symposium 27

New System of Cardiovascular Specialists and Trainees; Current Status and Unsolved Issues

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-16:40 F205+F206, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Yasuki Kihara
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences
Shunichi Miyazaki
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kindai University
Speaker:
Takashi Kohno
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine
Yayoi Tetsuou-Tsukada
General Medicine, Musasikosugi Hospital
Koji Kajinami
Kanazawa Medical University
Yoshitaka Iwanaga
Kindai University Faculty of Medicine
Ken Kozuma
Department of Cardiology, Teikyo University School of Medicine

Chairperson’s Message

Joint symposium
AHA-JCS Joint Symposium
Emerging Advance for Heart Disease in Woman

ENGLISH

Friday, March 29, 16:30-18:00 501, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Ivor Benjamin
American Heart Association, USA
Keiko Takihara
Health and Counseling Center, Osaka University
Speaker:
Makoto Nishida
Health Care Division, Health and Counseling Center, Osaka University
Yoko M. Nakao
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
JoAnn Lindenfeld
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Laxmi Mehta
The Ohio State University, USA

Chairperson’s Message

APSC-JCS Joint Symposium
Registry of Cardiovascular Diseases in Asian Countries

ENGLISH

Saturday, March 30, 8:40-10:10 304, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Myung Ho Jeong
Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea
Satoshi Yasuda
Department of Cardiovascular Internal Medicine, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Speaker:
Myung Ho Jeong
Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea
Khung Keong Yeo
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Satoshi Honda
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Yi-Heng Li
National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan

Chairperson’s Message

KSC-JCS Joint Symposium
Usefulness of stress echocardiography

ENGLISH

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 304, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Dae-Won Sohn
Seoul National University, Korea
Kazuhiro Yamamoto
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University
Speaker:
Masaki Izumo
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, St. Marianna University School of Medicine
Kenya Kusunose
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Hospital
Jae-Kwan Song
Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
Chi Young Shim
Severance Cardiovascular Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

Chairperson’s Message

CSC-JCS Joint Symposium
Heart Failure in the Elderly

ENGLISH

Saturday, March 30, 14:10-15:40 304, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Yunzeng Zou
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Toshihisa Anzai
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Hokkaido University Gurauate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Yunzeng Zou
Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, China
Yasuhiko Sakata
Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Zhang Li
Heart and Vascular Center, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China
Kazuhiro Yamamoto
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University

Chairperson’s Message

Meet the ESC in Japan -1
STEMI - Doing Things Right when the Pressure is on

ENGLISH

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 311+312, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Takeshi Kimura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Stephan Achenbach
Universitaetsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
Marco Roffi
Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Takashi Kubo
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Wakayama Medical University
Satoshi Yasuda
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Meet the ESC in Japan -2
Cardiac Imaging in the Context of Cardiac Interventions

ENGLISH

Sunday, March 31, 10:10-11:40 311+312, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Marco Roffi
Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
Yasushi Sakata
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Speaker:
Stephan Achenbach
Universitaetsklinikum Erlangen, Germany
Jeroen J. Bax
Department of Cardiology Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Yoshihiro Morino
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University
Yohei Ohno
Department of Cardiology, Tokai University School of Medicine
ESC-JCS Joint Symposium
Recent Advances in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation

ENGLISH

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-15:00 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Takeshi Yamashita
The Cardiovascular Institute
Speaker:
Barbara Casadei
University of Oxford, UK
Hiroaki Shimokawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine
Michel Komajda
Department of Cardiology, Saint Joseph Hospital, France
Takanori Ikeda
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Faculty of Medicine

Chairperson’s Message

ACC-JCS Joint Symposium
Prediction and Prevention of Sudden Cardiac Death

ENGLISH

Sunday, March 31, 15:10-16:40 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Richard Kovacs
American College of Cardiology, USA
Wataru Shimizu
Division of Cardiology, Nippon Medical School Department of Medicine
Speaker:
Richard Kovacs
American College of Cardiology, USA
Hitoshi Takano
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nippon Medical School
Takeshi Aiba
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center

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Special Session
Special Session 1

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Prevention of Cardiogenic Stroke: The State-of-the-Art

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Shunichi Homma
Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Haruhiko Hoshino
Department of Neurology, Tokyo Saiseikai Central Hospital, Tokyo
Speaker:
Shunichi Homma
Department of Medicine/Division of Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Koki Nakanishi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Masaharu Akao
Department of Cardiology, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto
Hideaki Kanazawa
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Koichi Inoue
Cardiovascular Center, Sakurabashi Watanabe Hospital, Osaka
Special Session 2

ENGLISH

Trancend the Current Arrhythmia Diagnosis and Treatment

Friday, March 29, 9:40-11:10 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Hiroshi Nakagawa
Heart Rhythm Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
Nobuhisa Hagiwara
Department of Cardiology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo
Speaker:
Hiroshi Nakagawa
Heart Rhythm Institute, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, USA
Masatoshi Yamazaki
Medical Device Development and Regulation Research Center, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Takashi Ashihara
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Otsu
Yukiomi Tsuji
Department of Molecular Physiology, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Nagasaki
Special Session 3

ENGLISH

Multi-modality Assessment of Heart Failure

Friday, March 29, 8:00-9:30 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Takahiro Shiota
UCLA School of Medicine, USA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Speaker:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Hirohiko Motoki
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Matsumoto
Akira Sato
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
Yasuyo Taniguchi
Department of Cardiology, Hyogo Brain & Heart Center at Himeji, Himeji
Special Session 5

ENGLISH

How to Start Left Atrial Appendage Closure

Friday, March 29, 16:30-18:00 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Martin W. Bergmann
Cardiologicum Hamburg, Germany
Kazutaka Aonuma
Cardiovascular Division, University of Tsukuba, Faculty of Medicine, Tsukuba
Speaker:
Martin W. Bergmann
Cardiologicum Hamburg, Germany
Maiko Hozawa
Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Iwate Medical University, Morioka
Hidehiko Hara
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo
Mitsuru Abe
Department of Cardiology, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto
Special Session 7

ENGLISH

The Frontiers of Genomic Science and Medicine

Friday, March 29, 16:30-18:00 F201+F202, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Heribert Schunkert
Deutsches Herzzentrum Muenchen German Heart Centre Munich, Germany
Hiroyuki Morita
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Speaker:
Heribert Schunkert
Deutsches Herzzentrum Muenchen German Heart Centre Munich, Germany
Kaoru Ito
Laboratory for Cardiovascular Diseases, RIKEN Integrative Medical Sciences, Yokohama
Seiko Ohno
Department of Bioscience and Genetics, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita
Seitaro Nomura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Special Session 9

ENGLISH

Molecular Medicine in Hereditary Aortic Aneurysm and Dissection

Saturday, March 30, 10:20-11:50 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Bart L. Loeys
University of Antwerp, Belgium/Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
Takayuki Morisaki
Department of Internal Medicine, IMSUT Hospital, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Speaker:
Bart L. Loeys
University of Antwerp, Belgium/Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium
Tomoyuki Nakamura
Department of Pharmacology, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata
Hiromi Yanagisawa
Life Science Center for Survival Dynamics, Tsukuba Advanced Research Alliance, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
Hiroshi Akazawa
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Special Session 11

ENGLISH

Molecular Targeted Therapy against Cardiovascular Diseases

Saturday, March 30, 16:50-18:20 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Joseph A. Hill
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Tetsuo Minamino
Department of Cardiorenal and Cerebrovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kita
Speaker:
Joseph A. Hill
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Mariko Harada-Shiba
Department of Molecular Innovation in Lipidology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita
Yoshikazu Nakaoka
Department of Vascular Physiology, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita
Osamu Tsukamoto
Department of Medical Biochemistry, Osaka University, Suita
Special Session 18

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Mitral Club

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 302, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Antonio Colombo
EMO GVM Centro Cuore Columbus, Italy/San Raffaele Hospital, Italy
Hisao Ogawa
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita
Speaker:
Stephan Windecker
Bern University Hospital, Switzerland
Takahiro Shiota
UCLA School of Medicine, USA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
Shuichiro Takanashi
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Tokyo
Kazuhiro Yamamoto
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, Faculty of Medicine, Tottori University, Yonago
Special Session 19

ENGLISH

Doctor JCS - Asian Championship

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-10:00 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Khung Keong Yeo
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Masaru Hatano
Department of Therapeutic Strategy for Heart Failure, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo,Tokyo
Judge:
Li Zhang
The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, China
Naoki Sato
Cardiology and Intensive Care Unit, Nippon Medical School Musashi-Kosugi Hospital, Tokyo
Myung Ho Jeong
Chonnam National University Hospital, Korea
Su Ping Carolyn Lam
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Yen-Wen Wu
Cardiology Division, Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Banciao, Taiwan
Speaker:
Shalaimaiti Shali
Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, China
Takamasa Sato
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima
Jae-Hwan Lee
Chonnam National University, Korea
Cliff Wong Chun Pong
Department of Cardiology, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
Li-Wei Lo
Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
Special Session 20

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Proposal of Novel Clinical Trials Lead to Breakthrough

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-15:00 Main Hall, 1F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Su Ping Carolyn Lam
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Shun Kohsaka
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Speaker:
Su Ping Carolyn Lam
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore
Yasuhiko Sakata
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Sendai
Masaharu Akao
Department of Cardiology, National Hospital Organization Kyoto Medical Center, Kyoto
Hiroyuki Kiriyama
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Special Session 21

ENGLISH

Editor-in-Chief

Sunday, March 31, 13:30-15:00 503, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Fausto J. Pinto
University of Lisbon, Portugal
Toyoaki Murohara
Department of Cardiology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya
Speaker:
Gordon F. Tomaselli
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Joseph A. Hill
UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Douglas L. Mann
Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Robert J. Gropler
Washington University School of Medicine, USA
Masataka Sata
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Tokushima University Graduate School, Tokushima
Topic
Topic 5

ENGLISH

The Role of Transcriptional Factors in Cardiac Development

Friday, March 29, 17:00-18:00 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Mona Nemer
Government of Canada, Canada
Ichiro Shiojima
Department of Medicine II, Kansai Medical University, Hirakata
Speaker:
Mona Nemer
Government of Canada, Canada
Hiroyuki Yamagishi
Department of Pediatrics, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Jun K. Takeuchi
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo
Topic 8

ENGLISH

Imaging in Atrial Fibrillation -Elucidation of Left Atrial Remodeling-

Saturday, March 30, 8:40-9:40 502, 5F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Naohiko Takahashi
Department of Cardiology and Clinical Examination, Faculty of Medicine, Oita University, Oita
Speaker:
Jeroen J. Bax
Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
Yasuo Okumura
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Yoshihiro Seo
Department of Cardiology, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
Topic 11

ENGLISH

3D Engineering for CV Regenerative Therapy

Saturday, March 30, 15:45-16:45 F201+F202, 2F, Annex Hall

Chairperson:
Thomas Eschenhagen
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Tatsuya Shimizu
Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo
Speaker:
Thomas Eschenhagen
University Medical Center Hamburg Eppendorf, Germany
Tatsuya Shimizu
Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo
Topic 15

ENGLISH

Translational Research in Cardiovascular Repair

Sunday, March 31, 8:30-9:30 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Joshua Hare
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Masaki Ieda
Department of Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba
Speaker:
Joshua Hare
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, USA
Shigeru Miyagawa
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita
Ryuichi Morishita
Department of Clinical Gene Therapy, Osaka University, Suita
Topic 16

ENGLISH

Signal Transduction and Epigenetic Mechanisms in Heart Diseases

Sunday, March 31, 9:35-10:35 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Metin Avkiran
King’s College London, UK
Yasuchika Takeishi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Fukushima Medical University, Fukushima
Speaker:
Metin Avkiran
School of Cardiovascular Medicine and Sciences, King’s College London, London, UK
Ruri Kaneda
Jichi Medical University, Tochigi
Tatsuya Morimoto
Division of Molecular Medicine, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Shizuoka, Shizuoka
Topic 17

ENGLISH

Redefining Translational Science in Heart Failure

Sunday, March 31, 10:40-11:40 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
David A. Kass
Johns Hopkins University, USA
Masatsugu Hori
Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka
Speaker:
David A. Kass
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Tetsuo Minamino
Department of Cardiorenal and Cerebrovascular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, Kitagun
Tomonori Tsukiya
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Suita
Topic 19

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The Fascinating World of Basic Research in Cardiology

Sunday, March 31, 9:35-10:35 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Michael D. Schneider
Imperial College London in Heart Science, UK
Motoaki Sano
Department of Cardiology, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo
Speaker:
Michael D. Schneider
British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, Imperial College London, London, UK
Satoaki Matoba
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto
Eiki Takimoto
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
Topic 20

ENGLISH

Transcriptome and Proteome for Cardiovascular Medicine

Sunday, March 31, 10:40-11:40 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Peipei Ping
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
Naoto Minamino
Omics Research Center, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita
Speaker:
Peipei Ping
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, USA
Naoto Minamino
Omics Research Center, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita
Chiaki Nagai-Okatani
Biotechnology Research Institute for Drug Discovery, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba
Topic 23

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Athlete's Heart -Current Knowledge and Future Perspectives

Sunday, March 31, 15:40-16:40 303, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Shigeru Makita
Department of Cardiac Rehabilitation, Saitama Medical University, International Medical Center, Saitama
Hirokazu Shiraishi
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Rehabilitation Unit, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto
Speaker:
Shunichi Homma
Department of Medicine/Division of Cardiology at Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Kazunori Shimada
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo
Yoshitaka Iso
Showa University Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Yokohama
Meet the Expert
Meet the Expert 1

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Current Status and Future Perspects of Percutaneous Coronary Intervention to Chronic Total Occlusion

Friday, March 29, 9:05-10:05 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Junbo Ge
Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, China/Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Shanghai, China
Jiro Ando
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo
Speaker:
Junbo Ge
Department of Cardiology, Zhongshan Hospital, China/Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular Disease, Shanghai, China
Satoru Sumitsuji
Department of Cardiology for International Education and Research, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita
Meet the Expert 2

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Registry Research in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Friday, March 29, 10:10-11:10 301, 3F, Conference Center

Chairperson:
Seung-Jung Park
Asan Medical Center, Korea
Takeshi Kimura
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto
Speaker:
Seung-Jung Park
Asan Medical Center, Korea
Masato Nakamura
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Toho University Ohashi Medical Center, Tokyo
Khung Keong Yeo
National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore