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The 26th Naito Conference

Osteo Biology

Period 2009/11/04 (Wed.) - 2009/11/07 (Sat.)
Venue Awaji Yumebutai International Conference Center(Hyogo-pref.)
Participants Lectures:25


Toshio Matsumoto Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Sciences
Toshiyuki Yoneda Department of Biochemistry
Akira Yamaguchi Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Shigekaki Kato Institute of Molecualr and Cellular Bioschiences
Takeshi Imamura Division of Biochemistry


Dynamics of Osteochondrogenesis

  1. Regulation of chondrocyte differentiation in the growth plate
    [Henry M. Kronenberg]
    Endocrine Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
  2. Molecular Regulation during Enchondral Ossification
    [Riko Nishimura]
    Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan
  3. BMP signals and transcriptional factors in cartilage formation
    [Noriyuki Tsumaki]
    Department of Bone and Cartilage Biology, Osaka University, Japan
  4. Role of BMP and Notch signaling in osteoblast differentiation
    [Akira Yamaguchi]
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan
  5. The Novel Endocrinology of Bone
    [Gerard Karsenty]
    Columbia University Medical Center, Department of Genetics & Development, USA

Dynamics of Bone Resorption

  1. Osteoclasts; What do they do and how do they do it ?
    [Steven L. Teitelbaum]
    Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, USA
  2. Role of Src and Cbl proteins in osteoclast biology
    [Roland Baron]
    Harvard Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine, USA
  3. Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niches
    [Toshio Suda]
    The Sakaguchi Laboratory of Developmental Biology, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan
  4. Regulation of Apoptosis and Function of Osteoclasts
    [Sakae Tanaka]
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  5. Proton release by osteoclasts is associated with bone cancer pain
    [Toshiyuki Yoneda]
    Department of Biochemistry, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan

Intercellular Signaling of Bone Cells

  1. Regulation of osteoblast function and bone matrix by TGF-Á signaling
    [Rik Derynck]
    Department of Cell and Tissue Biology, University of California, San Francisco, USA
  2. BMP Signaling in Osteoblast Differentiation and Bone Formation
    [Peter ten Dijke]
    Department of Molecular Cell Biology and Centre for Biomedical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands
  3. Signaling factors coordinating chondrogenesis and osteogenesis in endochondral bone development
    [Ung-il Chung/Yuichi Tei]
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Tokyo Graduate School of Engineering, Japan
  4. Real time fluorescence imaging in early embryonic body formation
    [Tadahiro Iimura]
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Global COE Program, Department of Oral Pathology, Japan
  5. In vivo optical imaging of cells and intercellular signaling in osteobiology
    [Takeshi Imamura]
    Division of Biochemistry, The JFCR Cancer Institute, Japan

Intracellular Signaling of Bone Cells

  1. Osteocytes as Multifunctional Cells
    [Lynda F. Bonewald]
    University of Missouri at Kansas City, USA
  2. Regulation of Bone Mass through an Osteocyte Network
    [Toshihisa Komori]
    Department of Cell Biology, Unit of Basic Medical Sciences Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan
  3. Bone Development and Disease is controlled by AP-1 (Fos/Jun)
    [Erwin F. Wagner]
    CNIO, Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Spain
  4. The ER stress transducer, OASIS is required for bone formation through transcription of Col1a1
    [Kazunori Imaizumi]
    Division of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Miyazaki, Japan
  5. Estorgen Mediate Osteoprotecitve Effects by Controlling Osteoclast Life Cycle
    [Shigeaki Kato]
    Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Osteobiology and Disorders

  1. New Insights into Disorders of Phosphate Homeostasis
    [Michael J. Econs]
    Division of Endocrinology, Indiana University, USA
  2. FGF23 and Disorders of Mineral Homeostasis
    [Seiji Fukumoto]
    Division of Nephrology & Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
  3. Bone Destruction and Myeloma Growth in Myeloma Niche
    [Toshio Matsumoto]
    Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Sciences, University of Tokushima Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Universi, Japan
  4. RANK Ligand and Osteoimmunology
    [Hiroshi Takayanagi]
    Department of Cell Signaling, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Graduate School, Japan
  5. Regulatory Mechanisms in the Osteoimmune System
    [Yongwon Choi]
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA