Lectures / Symposiums / Seminars

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Day 1 - 11th November 2023 (SAT.)

Opening Ceremony 9:00 ~10:00 am 

 GREETS Prof. Yu-Lung Lau (The University of Hong Kong)
Prof. Kunling Shen (Beijing Children's Hospital)
Prof. Akira Oka (Saitama Prefectural Children’s Medical Center)

 【PL】 Presidential lecture: Clinical Outliers through the Lens of a Physician-Scientist
Chair: Yutaka Harita (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Motohiro Kato (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Invited Lecture 1 10:00~10:30 am 

 【IL1】 The Born in Guangzhou Cohort Study: a research platform for maternal and child health in southern China 
Chair: Kiwako Yamamoto-Hanada (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Qiu Xiu (Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, China)

Invited Lecture 2 10:30~11:00 am 

 【IL2】 Untangling the pathophysiology of intractable diseases using disease iPS cells.
Chair: Okuno Hironobu (Tokyo Medical University, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Megumu Saito (Kyoto University, Japan)
Symposium 11:00 am~12:00 pm





Current topic for research in pediatric intensive care 
Chair: Satoshi Nakagawa (NCCDH, Japan)
Paediatric Acute & Critical Care Asian Network (PACCMAN): Journey in the first decade
Janhau Lee (KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore)
Interhospital transport for critically ill children in Japan - where we are, where to go
Shinya Miura (Saint Marianna University, Japan)
Evolution of neurocritical care research in India
Muralidharan Jayashree (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, India)
Novel, simple and useful smartphone indirect ophthalmoscope for intensivists
Kenichiro Hayashi (Tokyo University, Japan)





Artificial Intelligence in Pediatric Cardiology 
Chair: Ryo Inuzuka (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Two Applications of Deep Learning in Pediatric Cardiology - Quantitative Analysis of Chest Radiographs and Automated Analysis of 12-lead ECG
Shuhei Toba (Mie University, Japan)
Age estimates from brain magnetic resonance images of children younger than two years of age using deep learning
Hiroyuki Kidokoro (Nagoya University Hospital, Japan)
Heart Failure Prediction in Children Using Convolutional Neural Network-based Electrocardiogram
Yoshitsugu Nogimori (The University of Tokyo, Japan)





Challenges in optimizing follow-up of childhood cancer survivors 
Chair: Reiko Horikawa (NCCDH, Japan)
Growth and bone health in childhood cancer survivor
Tsuyoshi Isojima (Toranomon Hospital, Japan)
Challenges in optimizing follow-up of childhood cancer survivors
Kenichi Kashimada (Tokyo Medical and Dental University Hospital, Japan)
Life after medulloblastoma-understanding the myriad of late effects that comes
Cindy Ho (National University of Singapore, Singapore)

Sponsored Seminar 1 12:10~1:00 pm  by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation  
*only in Japanese

New therapy of symptomatic congenital cytomegalovirus infection: appropriate use of Valixa Dry syrup
Chair: Naoto Takahashi (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Akira Oka (Saitama Prefectural Children's Medical Center, Japan)

Sponsored Seminar 2 1:10~2:00 pm       by Amgen Inc.         
*only in Japanese

Advancements in the Treatment of Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia
Chair: Katsuyoshi Koh (Saitama Prefectural Children's Medical Center, Japan)
Speaker: Motohiro Kato (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Best Abstract 2:10~3:10 pm 







Chair: Motohiro Kato (The University of Tokyo)
Exposure to volatile organic compounds induces cardiovascular toxicity in zebrafish via an epigenetic mechanism
Zhuoyan Li (Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine Xinhua Hospital, China)
Local inflammatory response mediated by the homing of Tfh17 cells is involved in tissue injury of Immunoglobulin A vasculitis
Xiaoxue Ma (The first hospital of China Medical University, China)
Possible role of anti-nephrin autoantibodies in post-transplant focal segmental glomerulosclerosis recurrence: a multi-institutional study
Yoko Shirai (Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan)
Early-Onset Thrombophilia; Nationwide Registry and Literature Review in Japan
Naoki Egami (Kyushu University, Japan)
Genetics in children with severe early-onset obesity: the significance of clinical traits about hypothalamic dysfunction
JInglu Jin (Beijing children, China)
A Longitudinal Study Investigating Factors Influencing Physical Growth Trajectories in Extremely Preterm Infants within 24 Months of Corrected Age
Shuqing Zhou (Women’s Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, China)

Symposium 3:20~4:20 pm





Technological Advancement in Pediatric Nephrology 
Chair: Yutaka Harita (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Urinary extracellular vesicles as biomarkers of pediatric kidney diseases
Keiichi Takizawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
In vitro reconstitution of higher order kidney structure solely from pluripotent stem cells by establishing stromal progenitor induction protocol
Etsuko Tanaka (University of Miyazaki Hospital, Japan)
Gene therapy for Alport syndrome
Tomohiko Yamamura (Kobe University, Japan)
Human kidney organoids for investigating basement membrane assembly
Rachel Lennon (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)





Neurally Adjusted Ventilatory Assist (NAVA) in Neonates  
Chair: Han-Suk Kim (Seoul National University, Korea)
          Tomohiko Nakamura (Nagano Children's Hospital, Japan)
Early neurally adjusted ventilatory assist helps preterm infants to wean off mechanical ventilation sooner
Juyoung Lee (Inha University, Korea)
NAVA surveys in Japan and NAVA for extremely premature infants in Nagano Children’s Hospital
Arata Oda (Nagano Children's Hospital, Japan)
The Apnea Study: Challenges of Edi-based Apnea Analysis
Katarzyna Piatek (University of Turku, Finland)





Updating COVID-19 situation in children in Asian countries 
Chair: Chikara Ogimi (NCCDH, Japan)
COVID-19 vaccine immune response and real-world effectiveness in children
CheeFu Yung (KK Women's and Children's Hospital, Singapore)
Characteristics of pediatric deaths from COVID-19
Shingo Mitsushima (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
Immunogenicity and Vaccine Effectiveness of BNT162b2 and CoronaVac in Hong Kong children
Yu Lung Lau (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)





Inflammation in Kawasaki Disease  
Chair: Hiromichi Hamada (Chiba University, Japan)
Inflammation in Kawasaki Disease
Ho-Chang Kuo (Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)
Kawasaki disease: vasculitis and endothelial microparticles
Keiichi Hirono (University of Toyama, Japan)
Dysbiosis of the gut microbiota as a susceptibility factor for Kawasaki disease
Kazunari Kaneko (Kansai Medical University, Japan)

Invited Lecture 3 4:30~5:00 pm 

 【IL3】 Mental Health of Children and Adolescent Across Borders
Chair: Goto Ryuunosuke (Nagano Children’s Hospital, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Norbert Skokauskas (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Invited Lecture 4 5:00~5:30 pm 

 【IL4】 Long-term safety and metabolic outcome at 12 years after cessation of GH treatment in adults born small for gestational age
Chair: Kenichi Kashimada (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Anita Hokken-Koelega (Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands)

Day 2 - 12th November 2023 (SUN.)

Symposium 9:00~10:00 am





Environmental exposures and neurodevelopmental outcomes: findings from cohorts studies 
Chair: Naho Morisaki (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
          Reiko Kishi (Hokkaido University Center for Environmental and Health Sciences, Japan)
Should we be worried about the use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes among offspring?
Zeyan Liew (Yale University, Malaysia)
Screen Time for Young Children and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: Hamamatsu Birth Cohort Study for Mothers and Children (HBC Study)
Kenji Tsuchiya (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan)
Prenatal exposure to environmental toxins associated with neurodevelopmental outcomes: Findings from the Hokkaido Study 
Atsuko Ikeda
 (Hokkaido University, Japan)
Prenatal Environmental Exposure and Early Childhood Neurodevelopment
Pau-Chung Chen (National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan)

Invited Lecture 5 10:00~10:30 am 

 【IL5】 I am sorry, but it’s time to think about the next pandemic
Chair: Sayaka Takanashi (National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Yuki Furuse (Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan)

Invited Lecture 6 10:30~11:00 am 

 【IL6】 Genomic Landscape of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia of Children and Adolescents with Down Syndrome
Chair: Yoshihiro Gocho (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Jun J. Yang (St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, USA)
Symposium 11:00 am~12:00 pm





Exploring the mechanism  of childhood kidney diseases 
Chair: Kazumoto Iijima (Hyogo Prefectural Kobe Children's Hospital, Japan)

The genetic basis of pediatric steroid sensitive nephrotic syndrome
Matthew G Sampson (Boston Children's Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, USA)
Genetic spectrum of childhood nephrotic syndrome
Fan Wang (Peking University First Hospital, China)
Multicenter study on the genetics of glomerular diseases among southeast and south Asians: Deciphering Diversities - Renal Asian Genetics Network (DRAGoN)
Kar-Hui Ng (Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore)





Recent advances in treatment for leukemia 
Chair: Shinichi Tsujimoto (Yokohama City University, Japan)
AML treatment in South Korea
Keon Hee Yoo (Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea)
Precision medicine for childhood Leukemia (tentative)
Kam Tong Leung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Treatment strategy for T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children
Atsushi Sato (Miyagi Children's Hospital, Japan)





Future Prospects for Pediatric Neurology 
Chair: Hiroshi Sakuma (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan)
Precision medicine in children with movement disorders
Wang-Tso Lee (National Taiwan University Children's Hospital, Taiwan)
Development of Gene Therapy for Neurological disorders
Kazuhiro Muramatsu (Jichi Medical University, Japan)
Clinical and molecular basis of mitochondrial disease and medicine in Japan
Kei Murayama (Juntendo University, Japan)





Child and adolescent mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic: recommendations for Post-COVID era 
Chair: Yui Yamaoka (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
          Mariko Hosozawa (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)

The role of primary care in suicide prevention among young people: An international programme of work
Maria Michail (University of Birmingham, Australia)
Adolescent mental health during the early phase of COVID-19 in South Korea: Unveiling the struggle
Sun Jae Jung (Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea)
Parenting behaviors during the COVID-19 pandemic: Promoting protective factors in the face of adversity
Yui Yamaoka (Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan)
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on mental health of Japanese adolescents: finding from a population-based cohort
Mariko Hosozawa (National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan)
Sponsored Seminar 3 12:10~1:00 pm   by Konica Minolta Precision Medicine, Inc. 
*only in Japanese

A nationwide framework of genomic medicine for pediatric cancer 
Chair: Motohiro Kato (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker: Motohiro Kato (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Symposium 1:10~2:10 pm





Latest Insights on Food Allergies Emerging from Asia 
Chair: Shigemi Yoshihara (Dokkyo Medical Hospital, Japan)
The emerging problem of food allergy in Asia
Gary W K Wong (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Latest Insights on Food Allergies Emerging from Asia
Motohiro Ebisawa (Sagamihara National Hospital, Japan)
Mechanisms of antigen sensitization in food allergy
Hideaki Morita (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)





Recent advances in treatment for solid tumor  
Chair: Akihiro Yoneda (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Immunotherapy for neuroblastoma
Godfrey Chan (The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Pediatric Surgical Oncology 2023 - What's New …
Paul D Losty (Mahidol University, Thailand)
Dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumors and satellite lesions
Ji Hoon Phi (Seoul National University, Korea)




Neonatal Surgery  
Chair: Jun Fujishiro (The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan)
What we learned from registration study of congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Keita Terui (Chiba University, Japan)
Thoracoscopic repair for esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula
Tetsuya Ishimaru (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)





Facing to the clinical problems caused by fetal growth failure  
Chair: Noriyuki Namba (Tottori University, Japan)
Dairy nutrition and Child Growth

Hamid Jan JAN Mohamed (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia)
A delicate balance: early life events and metabolic health
Wayne Cutfield (University of Auckland, New Zealand)
Genetic Causes for Fetal Growth Failure/Small for Gestational Age
Keiko Matsubara (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)

Symposium 2:20~3:20 pm





Fecal microbiota transplantation in children with inflammtory bowel disease 
Chair: Katsuhiro Arai (NCCHD, Japan)
The Gut Microbiota of Children with IBD
Satoru Nagata (Tokyo Women's Medical University, Japan)
The potential of Fecal microbiota transplantation in pediatric IBD: From bench to bedside
Sowon Park (Severance Hospital, Korea)
Ingenuity for more effective FMT: Challenges to support patients with IBD
Hirotaka Shimizu (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Future perspectives of FMT in children with IBD and other conditions
Hong Koh (Severance Hospital, Korea )





The front line of genetic diagnosis for sick children  
Chair: Tomoki Kosho (Shinshu University, Japan)

The frontline of genetic diagnosis for sick children
Rini Rossanti (Medical Faculty Universitas Padjadjaran, Indonesia)
Acute care genomics in Taiwan
Ni-Chung Lee (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
Rapid genetic diagnosis for sick neonates
Toshiki Takenouchi (Keio University, Japan)
Rare congenital anomalies diagnosed by whole exome sequencing
Yukiko Kuroda (Kanagawa Children's Medical Center, Japan)





Antimicrobial use and stewardship in children in Asian countries 
Chair: Yuho Horikoshi (Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical Center, Japan)
Antimicrobial use and stewardship in children in Asian countries

Suvaporn Anugulruengkitt (Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
Antimicrobial stewardship and Trend in antibiotic use in Japanese children
Noriko Iwamoto (National Center for Global Health and Development, Japan)
Antimicrobial stewardship program at a children's hospital in Japan
Toshihiro Matsui
 (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Sponsored Seminar 4 3:30~4:20 pm by MIYARISAN PHARMACEUTICAL CO. LTD. 
*only in Japanese

Clinical management and research for very early-onset inflammatory bowel disease 
Chair: Hideki Kumagai (Jichi Medical University, Japan)
Speaker: Katsuhiro Arai (NCCHD, Japan)
Invited Lecture 7 4:30~5:00 pm 

 【IL7】 Learning How to Be an Effective Mentee & Mentor
Chair: Kensuke Shoji (National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan)
Speaker: Prof. Sanjay Saint (Medicine VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, USA)      

Closing Ceremony 5:00~5:30 pm