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RERF is scheduled to hold an international workshop, as per the following.

An international workshop will be held at Hiroshima Laboratory of Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), as follows.

  • Title: “Filling a gap between epidemiology and biology––Biologically–based modeling of radiation–induced carcinogenesis”
  • Time and Date: March 22 (9:00–17:15) / March 23 (9:00–12:15), 2018
  • Venue: Auditorium, Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Hiroshima Access
  • Objective: To invite world–leading experts in carcinogenesis modeling and radiation to share their findings and experiences and discuss current problems and future research directions toward understanding the nature of radiation-induced carcinogenesis.
  • Admission: Free of charge

  • Program (The 2nd version) To print program, click here
    Thursday, March 22, 2018
    • Session 1: Introduction to RERF studies
      Kotaro Ozasa (RERF)
      Eric Grant (RERF)
    • Session 2: Mechanistic modeling of carcinogenesis I (Chair: Kyoji Furukawa)
      Christian Kaiser (Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany)
      Hiroshi Haeno (Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan)
    • Session 3: Mechanistic modeling of carcinogenesis II (Chair: Michiaki Kai)
      Georg Luebeck (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, USA)
      Giorgios Stathopoulos (Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany)
      Noemi Castelletti (Helmholtz Center, Munich, Germany)
    • Session 4: Biological modeling (Chair: Otsura Niwa and Yoshiya Shimada)
      Cristian Tomasetti (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA)
      Nori Nakamura (RERF)
      Richard Wakeford (The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK)
    Friday, March 23, 2018
    • Session 5: Young age at exposure; why is it radiosensitive? (Chair: N Nakamura and R Wakeford)
      Nori Nakamura (RERF)
      Mary-Helen Barcellos-Hoff (University of California, San Francisco, USA)
      Daisuke Iizuka (QST-National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan)
      Yoshiya Shimada (QST-National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Chiba, Japan)

    [Contact information]
    Dr. Furukawa (person in charge)
    Department of Statistics
    Radiation Effects Research Foundation
    TEL: 082-261-3131