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The 04th Naito Conference

Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks [I]

Period 1994/11/25 (Fri.) - 1994/11/28 (Mon.)
Venue Naito Museum of Pharmaceutical Science and Industr(Gifu-pref)
Participants Lectures:27


Tetsuro Hori Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine
Kazuwa Nakao Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine
Takeshi Tabira National Institute of Neuroscience
Hiroo Imura (Advisor) Kyoto University


Signal Molecules and Receptors of Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks

  1. Cytokines and Molecular Signaling Mechanisms in Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Systems
    [Toshio Hirano]
    Osaka University Medical School, Japan
  2. Brain Cytokines and Their Receptors: Production, Distribution and Functions
    [Akio Suzumura]
    Fujita health University School of Medicine, Japan
  3. Interleukin-1 Receotors in the Brain-Endocrine System: Modulation by Stress and Infection
    [Kozo Hashimoto]
    Kochi Medical School, Japan
  4. Specificity and Functions of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide(VIP) in Immunity
    [Edward J. Goetzl]
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, USA
  5. Electrophysiological Responses of Nerve Cells to Cytokines
    [Masashi Sawada]
    Shimane Medical University, Japan

Neural and Hormonal Modulation of Immunity

  1. Sympathetic Noradrenergic Influence on T-cell Immunity, Autoimmunity, and Immunosensecence
    [David L. Felten]
    University of Rochester School of Medicine, USA
  2. Hypothalamic and Sympathetic Modulation of Immunity
    [Tetsuo Hori]
    Kyushu Unviersity Faculty of Medicine, Japan
  3. Intracellular Mechanisms of IL-2 Formation through m3 Acetylcholine Receptors in T Cells
    [Yasuyuki Nomura]
    Hokkaido University School of Pharmacy, Japan
  4. Interaction of the Mucosal Immune and Neurohormonal Systems
    [Hiroshi Nagura]
    Tohoku University School of Medicine, Japan
  5. Actions of Growth Hormone on Proliferation, Differentiation and Maturation of Thymic Lymphpcytes
    [Yoshihiro Kinoshita]
    Osaka City University Medical School, Japan
  6. Prolactin Growth Hormone and Immunocompetence
    [Istvan Berczi]
    University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine, Canada

Actions of Cytokines on Neural and Endocrine Systems

  1. The Brain Signaling by Blood-Borne Cytokines: Influence of Long-term Ingestion of Water Consaining Methylmercury Compounds
    [Akira Arimura]
    U.S.-Japan Bio-medical Research laboratories, Tulane University, USA
  2. The Pyrogenic Actions of Cytokines
    [Clark M. Blatteis]
    University of Tennessee College of Medicine, USA
  3. Cytokines, Prostaglandins and Sleep
    [Osamu Hayashi]
    Osaka Bioscience Institute, Japan
  4. Pathophysiological Actions of Acidic Fibroblast Growth Factor(aFGF) in the Brain
    [Yutaka Oomura]
    Institute of Bio-Active Science, Nippon Zoki Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Japan
  5. Interleukin-1(IL-1) and Defensins in Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Network
    [Elena A. Korneva]
    Russia's Academy of Medical Sciences, Russia
  6. Effects and Role of Immune Signals in Modulating the Activity of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis
    [Catherine Rivier]
    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  7. Actions of Cytokines on the Pituitary-Adrenocortical System
    [Junichi Fukata]
    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
  8. Effects of Cytokines on Pituitary-Thyroid Axis
    [Toshio Tsushima]
    Tokyo Women's Medical College, Japan
  9. Cytokine Actions on Reproductive Functions
    [Takahide Mori]
    Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine, japan
  10. Actions of Cytokines on Expression of Nerve Growth Factor and Related Molecules
    [Shoei Furukawa]
    Gifu Pharmaceutical University, japan
  11. Role of Nitric Oxide in the Hypothalamic Action of Cytokines to Alter Releasing Hormone Secretion
    [Samuel M. McCann]
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Pathophysiology of Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks

  1. Neuroendocine-Thymus Interactions in Human Diseases and during Aging
    [Nicola Fabris]
    Italian National Research Centers on Aging, Italy
  2. Age-Change in Neuro-Immunological Responses under Stress in Various Animal Models
    [Katsuiku Hirokawa]
    School of Medicine, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  3. Stress-Induced Neuronal Death
    [Takeshi Tabira]
    National Institute of Neurosciense, Japan
  4. Nervous System-Immune System Interaction in Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
    [Barry G. W. Arnason]
    University of Chicago, USA
  5. Slective Gene Therapy of Malignant Gliomas Using Brain-Specific Promoters: Its Efficacy and Basic Investigation
    [Keiji Shiizu]
    Osaka University Medical School, Japan