The 94th Annual Meeting of the Physiological Society of Japan
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Program at a glance

  Program Timetable, - Day 1 (Mar. 28)
Program Timetable, - Day 2 (Mar. 29)
Program Timetable, - Day 3 (Mar. 30)

Plenary Lectures

  Yéhézkel Ben-Ari (INMED, France)
"Restoring harmony in autism with a diuretic"
  Peter Carmeliet (KU Leuven, Belgium)
"Angiogenesis revisited: principles and therapeutic implications of studying endothelial metabolism"
  Kai Kaila (Univ Helsinki, Finland)
"KCC2: a multifunctional protein in brain development, plasticity and disease"
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Special Lectures

  Hideyuki Okano (Keio Univ)
“Neuroscience and disease research using iPS cells and transgenic primates”
  Roustem Khazipov (Kazan Federal Univ, Russia)
"How brain operates during the fetal stages of gestation"
  Changjoon Justin Lee (KIST, Korea)
“Role of reactive astrocytes in neurodegenerative diseases”
  Claudio Rivera (INMED, France)
"Role of depolarizing GABA in trauma-induced glutamatergic network rewiring"
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 Memorial Lectures
  The Hagiwara Memorial Lecture
Keiji Imoto (NIPS)
  The Tawara Memorial Lecture
Yoshinori Marunaka (Kyoto Prefectural Univ Med)
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Symposia planned by the presidents of the 94th annual meeting

  1.Pathophysiology and clinical features of Parkinson’s Disease
Atsushi Nambu (NIPS)
  2.Pathophysiology and clinical features of epilepsy
Takashi Nagamine (Sapporo Medical Univ)
Akio Ikeda (Kyoto Univ)
  3.Experiments and theories on oscillatory phenomena in neurons
Hajime Mushiake (Tohoku Univ)
  4.Diverse physiological actions of taurine
Shigeru Murakami (Fukui Prefectural Univ)
Shiro Tochitani (Univ Fukui)
  5.Optical bioimaging visualizes the hierarchical physiology
Mitsutoshi Setou (Hamamatsu Univ Sch Med)
Hiroaki Wake (Kobe Univ)
  6.From genetics to physiology: for understanding molecular functions and disease mechanisms
Hirotomo Saitsu (Hamamatsu Univ Sch Med)
Tenpei Akita (Hamamatsu Univ Sch Med)
  7.The impact of mechanobiology in physiology
Masahiro Sokabe (Nagoya Univ)
  8.Recent advances in cellular metabolism-function coupling
Keiyo Takubo (NCGM)
Yuko Suzuki (Hamamatsu Univ Sch Med)
  9.Novel roles of GABA in the hypothalamic function
Toshihiko Yada (Jichi Medical Univ)
Miho Watanabe (Hamamatsu Univ Sch Med)
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Symposia planned by the committees of the Physiological Society of Japan

  1.The Committee on Science and Research
Satomi Akahane (Toho Univ)
  2.The Committee on Equal Opportunity for Women Physiologists
Yasuhiko Saito (Nara Medical Univ)
Tomoe Nishitani (NCVC)
  3.Associates of Young Researchers of Physiology
Modulation mechanisms of bodily senses associated with development
―From the perspectives of basic research and clinical application―
Masakazu Ide (NRCD)
Kaori Yamaguchi (IUHW)
  4.The Committee on Cooperation with Other Societies
・The Joint Symposium with the Japanese Association of Anatomists
“Biology of functional regeneration”
Hirokazu Hirai (Gunma Univ)
Toshihide Yamashita (Osaka Univ)
  ・The Joint Symposium with the Japanese Pharmacological Society
“New trends in optogenetics; application to non-excitable cells and development of novel tools”
Yoshihiko Yamazaki (Yamagata Univ)
Hiroshi Hibino (Niigata Univ)
  ・The Joint Symposium with the Japan Neuroendocrine Society
“Advances in peptidergic neuron research with new techniques”
Tatsushi Onaka (Jichi Medical Univ)
Hiroshi Arima (Nagoya Univ)
  5.The Committees on Awards & Irisawa Memorial Awards
・The Hiroshi and Aya Irisawa Memorial Award Symposium
  6.The Committee on International Relations
・The Japan-Korea Joint Symposium
・The Japan-China Joint Symposium
・The FAOPS Symposium
  7.The Committee on Education
・Educational Programs
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  Whole-day poster presentations take place in the Poster Hall (Hall K: Exhibition and Event Hall) from Tuesday through Thursday (March 28-30). Authors are requested to be in attendance at their posters for discussion, as scheduled. Posters are replaced daily. 
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