Program

Monday, May 20, 2013

Time

duration

Topic

Speaker

Venue

Tsai Lecture Hall  1F

08:30-09:00

30

Registration

09:00-09:15

15

Opening Remarks

09:15-10:00

45

(1) NASA Space Radiobiology: CNS Risks for Exploration

Francis A. Cucinotta

10:00-10:45

45

(2) NQO1 bioactive drugs as radiosensitizers for nonsmall cell lung and pancreatic cancers

David Boothman

10:45-11:05

20

Coffee Break

11:05-11:50

45

(3) Studies of High and Low LET Radiation Effects from the Animal Archives

Gayle Woloschak

11:50-12:35

45

(4) Medical physics in particle therapy: challenges and perspectives

Marco Durante

12:35-13:55

80

Lunch

Time

 

I  Radiation Biology

II  Radiation Physics

Venue
Tsai Lecture Hall  3F
Tsai Lecture Hall  1F
duration

Topic

Speaker

Topic

Speaker

13:55-14:25

30

Cell Cycle Suspension: a Novel Mechanism Underlying Cellular Radiosensitivity

Physics for Particle Therapy

-Guang-Ming Zhou (Chair) -Shigekaz Fukuda(Chair)

14:25-14:55

30

Cellular Response to HZE Particles Irradiation is Dependent on Cell Culture Models

Proton vs. Carbon Ion Radiotherapy at HIBMC

-Asaithamby Aroumougame -Tomohiro Yamashita

14:55-15:25

30

Inhibition of GSK3β attenuates neuronal damage resulting from exposure to low and high LET radiation

Neutron Deep-Penetration Calculations and Accelerator Radiation Shielding

-Huichen Wang -Rong-Jiun Sheu

15:25-15:55

30

DNA Damage Response and Micrornas

PBS Acceptance Experience and  p-CT  Study at KNCC

-Ya Wang (Chair) -Se Byeong Lee (KNCC) (Chair)

15:55-16:15

20

Coffee Break

Venue

Tsai Lecture Hall  1F

16:15-17:00

45

(5) Historical Review of Clinical Results of Cancer Treatment with Heavy-Ion Therapy

Eleanor Blakely

17:00-17:45

45

(6)The Role of Particle Radiotherapy for Malignant Tumors - Two Institutional Experiences

Nobukazu Fuwa

18:00-19:30

90

Welcome Reception (Barry Lam Hall 2F)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Time

duration

Topic

Speaker

Venue

Tsai Lecture Hall  1F

08:30-09:00

30

Registration

09:00-09:45

45

(7) Galactic Cosmic Radiation Exacerbates Cognitive Impairment and Amyloid Plaque Accumulation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease

Michael O’banion

09:45-10:30

45

(8)  Recent Innovations in charged particle beam therapy to improve the benefit-risk ratio for cancer treatment

Huan B. Giap

10:30-10:50

20

Coffee Break

Time

 

III  Radiation Biology

IV  Radiation Medicine

Venue
Tsai Lecture Hall  3F
Tsai Lecture Hall  1F
duration

Topic

Speaker

Topic

Speaker

10:50-11:20

30

A facilitative role for caspase 3 in space radiation induced genetic instability and carcinogenesis

Future prospect of Taipei VGH Heavy-ion Therapy Center Project

-Chuan-Yuan Li (Chair) -Sang-Hue Yen (Chair)

11:20-11:50

30

Understanding radiation effects in the CNS: Altering functional responses in the absence of overt cell loss-

The Progress of First Proton Center in Taiwan –

-Charles Limoli -J. H. Hong

11:50-12:20

30

Impact of HZE Particles on Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis in Mice

Subproject of National Taiwan University Cancer Center: future prospect of radiation science

-Benjamin Chen -Sung-Hsin Kuo

12:20-13:20

75

Lunch

Time

duration

V  Radiation Biology

VI  Radiation Biology

Topic

Speaker

Topic

Speaker

13:20-13:50

30

Biological Basis for Heavy Ion Radiotherapy

Repair of HZE particle induced DNA double-strand breaks and clustered lesions in human cells

-Ryuichi Okayasu (Chair) -David Chen (Chair)

13:50-14:20

30

Defining Interindividual Response To Low And High Let Radiations To Develop Biomarkers Of Risk For Adverse Events After Heavy Particle Therapy

Characterization of the Tumor Spectrum Arising in HZE Ion Irradiated Outbred Mice

-Michael Story -Michael Weil

14:20-14:50

30

 

Differences in 56Fe and 28Si effects on atherosclerotic plaque development in apoE -/- mice suggest a linear energy transfer (LET) dependence

-Eric Y. Chuang -Dennis Kucik

14:50-15:20

30

Coffee Break

Venue

Tsai Lecture Hall  1F

15:20-16:05

45

(9) Review of Heavy ion medical synchrotrons

Shyh-Yuan Lee

16:05-16:50

45

(10) Image guided radiotherapy

Frederik Wenz

16:50-17:00

10

Closing Remarks


Invited Speakers
Name Country Institute Speech Title
Eleanor Blakely USA Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Historical Review of Clinical Results of Cancer Treatment with Heavy-Ion Therapy
David Boothman USA University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas NQO1 Bioactive Drugs as Radiosensitizers for Nonsmall Cell Lung and Pancreatic Cancers
David Chen USA University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Historical Review of Clinical Results of Cancer Treatment with Heavy-Ion Therapy
Francis A. Cucinotta USA National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA Space Radiobiology: CNS Risks for Exploration
Marco Durante Germany GSI (Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung) Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research Medical Physics in Particle Therapy: Challenges and Perspectives
Shigekazu Fukuda Japan National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) Physics for Particle Therapy
Nobukazu Fuwa Japan Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center (HIBMC) The Role of Particle Radiotherapy for Malignant Tumors -Two Institutional Experiences-
Huan B. Giap USA Scripps Proton Therapy Center Recent Innovations in Charged Particle Beam Therapy to Improve the Benefit-Risk Ratio for Cancer Treatment
J. H. Hong Taiwan Chang Gung Memorial Hospital The Progress of First Proton Center in Taiwan
Sung-Hsin Kuo Taiwan National Taiwan University Hospital Subproject of National Taiwan University Cancer Center: future prospect of radiation science
Shyh-Yuan Lee USA Indiana University Review of Heavy ion medical synchrotrons
Se Byeong Lee Korea National Cancer Center PBS Acceptance Experience and  p-CT  Study at KNCC
Michael Kerry O'banion USA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Galactic Cosmic Radiation Exacerbates Cognitive Impairment and Amyloid Plaque Accumulation in a Mouse Model of Alzheimer's Disease
Ryuichi Okayasu Japan National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS) Biological Basis for Heavy Ion Radiotherapy
Rong-Jiung Sheu Taiwan National Tsing-Hua University Neutron Deep-Penetration Calculations and Accelerator Radiation Shielding
Frederik Wenz Germany Mannheim Medical Center, University of Heidelberg Image Guided Radiotherapy
Gayle E Woloschak USA Northwestern University Studies of High and Low LET Radiation Effects from the Animal Archives
Tomohiro Yamashita Japan Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center (HIBMC) Proton vs. Carbon Ion Radiotherapy at HIBMC
Sang-Hue Yen Taiwan Taipei Veterans General Hospital Cancer Center Future prospect of Taiwan Heavy-ion Therapy Center Project
Guang-Ming Zhou China Institute of Modern Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences Cell Cycle Suspension: A Novel Mechanism Underlying Cellular Radiosensitivity
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