Nagasaki University × Leiden University

Nagasaki-Leiden University Joint Symposium 2020:
The Clinical Sciences of Healthy Ageing

2020.11.27

Outline

  The history of academic exchange and collaboration between Nagasaki University and Leiden University began in 1989. Over the years we have built partnerships in the areas. Nagasaki University School of Medicine is honored to host Nagasaki-Leiden Joint Symposium on The Clinical Sciences of Healthy Ageing.   The main topic of the symposium is “healthy ageing,” a topic of great significance and interest today in all over the world. The symposium will consist of lectures on the research of disease in the elderly, clinical interventions and prevention in ageing. Leiden University Medical Center is renowned for biomarker research in the field of ageing studies.   Please see the attached program. If you are interested in these topics, please join us.

Program
Friday 27 November 2020

JP time NL time  
Welcome remarks:
17:00-17:15 09:00-09:15 Takeshi Nagayasu (Professor,Vice-President, Trustee of Research and International Affairs, Nagasaki University)
Pancras Hogendoorn (Professor,Dean, Leiden University Medical Center)
Koji Maemura (Professor,Dean, Nagasaki University School of Medicine)
Keynote Lectures :
17:20-18:00 09:20-10:00 "Cardiovascular preventive treatment in old age: To stop or to start?"
Jacobijn Gussekloo
(Professor, Director of Master's programme Vitality and Ageing Masters Program, Leiden University Medical Center)
18:05-18:45 10:05-10:45 "Factors for healthy ageing in an island model"
Yasuhiro Nagata
(Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)
18:45-18:55 10:45-10:55 Keynote Lectures Wrap-up
Isao Shimokawa
(Professor of Pathology, Nagasaki University School of Medicine and Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)
18:55-19:05 10:55-11:05 Coffee Break
Clinical Session:
19:05-19:35 11:05-11:35 "Biological age and biomarker research"
Eline Slagboom
(Professor in Molecular Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Center)
19:35-20:05 11:35-12:05 "Autoimmune disease and rheumatoid arthritis in elderly people"
Atsushi Kawakami
(Professor,Dean, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Director of Immunology and Rheumatology)
20:05-20:15 12:05-12:15 Coffee Break
20:15-20:45 12:15-12:45 "Improving quality of end of life for dementia patients"
Maartje Klapwijk
(Associate Professor, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center)
20:45-21:15 12:45-13:15 "Development of atherosclerosis as an adaptation for age-related physical change"
Yuji Shimizu
(Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Community Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)
Closing remarks:
21:15-21:20 13:15-13:20 Atsushi Kawakami
(Professor,Dean, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences)

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