ABiS International Symposium
MRI and Cohort Studies: Development of Imaging Science in Human Biology


Date   Tuesday, September 26, 2017 13:30 – 17:50    
     
Venue   Science Council of Japan Lecture Hall
    7-22-34, Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8555
    Exit 5 at the Nogizaka Station of Tokyo Metro Chiyoda-Line
Admission   Free 



Program(Language:English)

Chairperson            Norihiro Sadato(Member of SCJ, National Institute for Physiological Sciences)
Opening Remarks    Shigeki Aoki(Member of SCJ, Juntendo University)

 Session 1: MRI for neuroscience and medicine
13:35-14:05
Denis Le Bihan NeuroSpin

Ultra-high Magnetic Field MR Imaging Technology and Neuroscience Research




14:05-14:35
Masaki Fukunaga National Institute for Physiological Sciences

(TBD) Current state of ultra-high magnetic field MRI imaging research in Japan




14:35-15:05
Matthew F. Glasser Washington University

The Human Connectome Project: Progress and Prospects




15:05-15:35
Takuya Hayashi RIKEN

Challenges of Brain Connectomics in Primates




15:35-16:05
Osamu Abe The University of Tokyo

MR Imaging Quantification and its Research Impact – Application to top athlete brain –





 Session 2: MRI for cohort studies
16:15-16:45
Fidel Alfaro-Almagro University of Oxford

Big Data in neuroimaging: Analysis of 100,000 datasets in UK Biobank




16:45-17:15
Zentaro Yamagata University of Yamanashi

Current State of Developing Cohort Studies in Japan (Japan Environment and Children’s Study (JECS))




17:15-17:45
Yasuyuki Taki Tohoku University

Brain Development and aging using large brain MRI database





Closing remarks Kiyoto Kasai (Member of SCJ, The University of Tokyo)





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Sponsorship   Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas ― Platforms for Advanced Technologies and Research Resources “Advanced Bioimaging Support”(ABiS)

Co-Sponsorship   Science Council of Japan
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Innovative Areas ― Platforms for Advanced Technologies and Research Resources “Committee on Promoting Collaboration in Life Sciences”  
Endorsement   Institute for Physiological Sciences
National Institute for Basic Biology
Japanese Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine
Japanese Society of Neuroradiology
 
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