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The 08th Naito Conference

Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks [III]

Period 1996/10/16 (Wed.) - 1996/10/19 (Sat.)
Venue Naito Museum of Pharmaceutical Science and Industr(Kakamigahara-shi, Gifu-pref)
Participants Lectures:25
Posters:60

Committee

Session

SessionA
Signal Transduction of Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks

  1. Cytokine Network and The Roles of Jak-Stat System in Signal Transduction
    [Ken-ichi Arai]
    University of Tokyo, Japan
  2. Roles of CRF and Urocortin, Their Receptors and Binding Protein
    [Wylie Vale]
    The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
  3. Neuro-Immune-Endocrine Networks in Apoptosis
    [Tsuyoshi Sakane]
    St. Marianna University School of Medicine, Japan
  4. Stress-Induced Enhancement of Cell-Mediated Immunity: The Roles of Hormones and Leukocyte Trafficking
    [Firdaus S. Dhabhar]
    The Rockfeller University, USA
  5. The Host-Defense Mechanism (The Bio-Defense)-New Integration of Approaches from Cellular, Cytokine and Gene Levels
    [Kikuo Nomoto]
    Kyushu University, Japan

SessionB
Neuro Modulation of Immunity

  1. Prostanoids and Their Receptors in Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Networks
    [Kiyoshi Matsumura]
    Osaka Bioscience Institute and Subfemtomole Biorecognition Project, JRDC, Japan
  2. Autonomic Neural Control of Immunity: Sympathetic Modulation of Cell-Mediated Immunity, Autoimmunity, and Immunosenescence
    [Davied L. Felten]
    University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
  3. Role of Brain Cytokines in the Neural Modulation of Immunity
    [Toshihiko Katafuchi]
    Kyushu University, Japan
  4. The Neuro-Immuno-Endocrine Role of Melatonin is Mediated by Novel Opioid Cytokines
    [Georges J. M. Maestroni]
    Instituto Cantonale di Patologia, Switzerland
  5. Modulation of Neutrophil Apoptosis by Psychological Stress and Dexamethazone
    [Fujiro Sendo]
    Yamagata University, Japan

SessionC
Interaction between Endocrine and Neuro-Immune Systems

  1. Corticotropin-Relaasing Hormone and Inflammation
    [George P. Chrousos]
    National Institutes of Health, USA
  2. Hormone Action in the Immune, and Inflammatory Cells
    [Junichi Fukata]
    Kochi Medical School, Japan
  3. Inhibin in Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Ovarian Interaction
    [Kaoru Miyamoto]
    Gunma University, Japan
  4. Expression and Action of Intrapituitary Cytokines
    [Shlomo Melmed]
    Cedars-Sinai Research Institute-UCLA, USA
  5. Role of Cytokines in Posterior Pituitary Function
    [Tokihisa Kimura]
    Tohoku Univesity, Japan
  6. Parathyroid Hormone-related Peptide (PTHrP) in Neuro-Immune-Endocrine Network
    [SHunichi Yamashita]
    Nagasaki University, Japan

SessionD
Interaction Between Endocrine and Neuro-Immune Systems

  1. Role of Cytokines in Adipocyte Differentiation
    [Teruo Kawada]
    Kyoto University, Japan
  2. Fatty Acids as Circulating Hormones: Role on Differentiation and Gene Expression in Preadipocytes
    [Paul A. Grimaldi]
    University Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France
  3. Adipocytokines: Possible Cause of Disorders in Visceral Fat Syndrome
    [Tohru Funahashi]
    Osaka University, Japan
  4. Leptin (ob Gene Product), A Novel Cytokine in the Interaction of Adipose Tissue and Hypothalamus
    [Kiminori Hosoda]
    Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

SessionE
Pahtophysiology of Neuro-Immune-Endocrine Networks

  1. Cytokines, NO, and Macrophages in Multiple Sclerosis
    [Jean E. Merrill]
    Berlex Biosciences, USA
  2. Stress-Induced Neuronal Death: Analyses of Neuropathological Changes and Animal Behavior
    [Takeshi Tabira]
    National Institute of Neuroscience, NCNP, Japan
  3. Striatal Tissue is Highly Vulnerable to 3-Nitropropionate Intoxication: Ivolvement of Astrocytic Cell Death and Dysfunction of the Blood Brain Barrier
    [Hitoo Nishino]
    Natoya City University, Japan
  4. Local Cytokine Responses During Acute and Chronic Viral Infections of the Central Nervous System
    [Steven L. Wesslingh]
    Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
  5. Cytokine Production in the Central Nervous System with Inflammatory Lesions
    [Yoh Matsumoto]
    Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Japan