The 7th Tokyo International Symposium on Cord Blood Transplantation

-Global collaboration of cord blood transplantation and banking-


 The Conference Hall

The Institute of Medical Science The University of Tokyo (IMSUT)

4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo 108-8639, JAPAN


Open Forum of AsiaCORD:            October 10th, 2003     15:00 -17:00

Assembly at AsiaCORD@-Report from Asian countries-

Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM : Tran Van Be (Blood Transfusion and Hematology Center)

Seoul, KOREA : Hoon Han (Seoul Cord Bank, The Catholic University of Korea)

Tianjin, CHINA : Zhong Chao Han (Institute of Hematology & Hospital of Blood Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences & Peking Union Medical College)

Bangkok, THAILAND : Surapol Issaragrisil (Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University)

Taipei, TAIWAN : K.L. Yong (Tzuchi Foundation)

Beijing, CHINA : Kai-yan Liu (Department of Medicine, Peoplefs Hospital Beijing Medical University)

Tokyo, JAPAN : Hideki Kodo (Fuchu Metropolitan Hospital,)



Academic Symposium:                  October 11th, 2003        8:30-18:30

- Basic Science for Future Cell Transplantation –

gHOXB4-induced expansion of adult hematopoietic stem cellsh

R. Keith Humphries (University of British Columbia, CANADA)

gBmi-1 in self-renewal of hematopoietic stem cellsh

Michael F. Clarke (University of Michigan, USA)

gBone marrow derived stem cells initiate pancreatic regenerationh

Mickie Bhatia (Robarts Research Institute, CANADA)

gMesenchymal stem cells and hematopoietic engraftment: preclinical studies in-vitro and in-vivo.h

William E. Fibbe (Leiden University, NETHERLANDS)

gRegenerative potentials of the tissue stem cellsh

Hisamitsu Nakauchi (The University of Tokyo, JAPAN)

- Current Status and Future of Clinical Cord Blood Transplantation –

gRegulation of human cellular and tissue-based productsh Video Presentation

Ellen F. Lazarus (FDA, USA)

gCurrent progress of cord blood banking and transplantation in Scandinavian countries.h

Ritta Kekomaki (Finnish Red Cross, FINLAND)

gCord blood transplantation in EuroCORDh

Vanderson Rocha (Hopital Saint-Louis, FRANCE)

gCord blood transplantation in Japanh

Gouji Kato (Japan Red Cross Nagoya First Hospital, USA)

gClinical outcome of Cord Blood transplantationh

Pablo Rubinstein (New York Blood Center, USA)

gReport from cord blood banks in Asia : AsiaCORDh

Dao-pei Lu (Beijing Medical University, CHINA) and AsiaCORD Members

gReport from cord blood banks in Europe : NETCORDh

Peter Wernet (Heine University, GERMANY) and NETCORD Members

gFuture of Cord blood transplantation and bankingh

Shigetaka Asano (IMSUT, JAPAN)

- Entrance free, 2,000 for admission -



Tokyo International Symposium Organizing Committee in AsiaCORD

Office: Advanced Institutes for Medical and Clinical Sciences [AIMCS]

TEL +81-3-5791-1761 / FAX +81-3-5791-1762 / E-mail:

Secretariat F Division of Cell Processing, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo

4-6-1 Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8639, Japan

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Corporate Organizer


Public Health Research Center Foundation (PHRF)

Science Council of Asia

Tokyo Cord Blood Bank



The Comittie on Encouraging Centers of Excellence Symposium:

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology