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74th Annual Scientific Meeting Japanese Circulation Society

 Mikamo Lecture
 Mashimo Memorial Lecture
 Special Lectures
 Plenary Sessions
 Joint Symposia
Date :
March 5(Fri) - 7(Sun), 2010
Venues :
Kyoto International Conference Center
Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto
Congress Chairperson :
Toru Kita, MD, PhD
(Director, Kobe City Medical Center General Hospital)
Mikamo Lecture
Mikamo Lecture Protease-Activated Receptors in Hemostasis and Thrombosis and Beyond


Shaun Coughlin
(Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Mashimo Memorial Lecture
Mashimo Memorial Lecture Induction of Pluripotency by Defined Factors


Shinya Yamanaka
(Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan)

Special Lectures
Special Lecture 2 Improving Clinical Outcome in High-risk Cardiac Patients: The MADIT Family of Trials


Arthur J. Moss, MD
(University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, USA)

Special Lecture 4 MicroRNA Control of Cardiovascular Development and Disease


Eric Olson
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA)

Special Lecture 10 ISAR: A Story of Trials with Impact on Practice


Adnan Kastrati, MD
(Medizinische Klinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar Technische Universitat, Munich, Germany)

Special Lecture 12 Therapeutic Destruction of Myocardium: Cure or Perversion?


Ulrich Sigwart, MD, FRCP
(University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Plenary Sessions
Plenary Session 3 Cardiac Sudden Death: Clinical Evidence and Treatment

Alfred E. Buxton, MD
(Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA)


Tsuyoshi Shiga
(Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan)

Plenary Session 4 Cardiomyopathy UP to DATE: Molecular Basis of Cardiomyopathies – Recent Advances

William J. McKenna, MD
(Institute of Cardiovascular Science, University College London, UK)


Akinori Kimura
(Tokyo Medical and Dental University)


Peter F. Liu
(University of Toronto, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Canada)


Tsutomu Yoshikawa, MD
(Keio University School of Medicine)


Hitonobu Tomoike, MD
(National Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan)

Plenary Session 5 Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine 2010


Coming Soon
Symposium 3 Current Progress in the Management of Dyslipidemia


Masa-aki Kawashiri
(Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan)


Takeshi Morimoto
(Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan)

Symposium 4 Inherited Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Treatment


Meiso Hayashi
(Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan)


Hideki Itoh
(Shiga University Medical Science, Japan)


Kenichiro Yamagata
(Japanese Brugada Syndrome Multicenter Registry, Japan)


Hiroshi Morita, MD
(Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Okayama, Japan; Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA)

Symposium 18 Medical and Surgical Management of Adult Atrial Septal Defect


Felix Berger
(Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany)

Joint Symposia
AHA-JCS Joint Symposium Update of Stem Cell and Gene Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease

Ryuichi Morishita
(Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Suita, Japan)

ACC-JCS Joint Symposium Unusual Cardiomyopathy


Akira Matsumori, MD, PhD
(Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan)

Ilan S. Wittstein, MD
(Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)

ESC-JCS Joint Symposium Recent Progress of Detection and Treatment of Ischemic Heart Disease in Diabetes


Coming Soon
APSC-JCS Joint Symposium Detection of Unstable Plaques and Assessment of Responses to Treatment -Advance in Imaging-


Tae-Hwan Lim, MD, PhD, FAHA
(University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea)

Kui-Hian Sim
(Sarawak General Hospital and University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia)

Nobuhiro Tahara
(Kurume University School of Medicine)

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