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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(Gifu-pref)
Participants Lectures:25


Kazuwa Nakao Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine
Tetsuro Hori Kyushu University Faculty of Medicine
Takeshi Tabira National Institute of Neuroscience
K. Suzuki University of North Carolina School of Medicine


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

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

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

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

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