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Extended Session

Extended Session
The Emerging Issue of Carbon Nanotubes
"Safety, Toxicity and Metrology"
~Safety for Success~
July 18 (Fri.) 13:10-17:30
At Hotel Metropolitan Nagano

Session Chair
Session Chair

  •   Prof. Gaku Ichihara
          (M.D., Ph.D., Occupational and Environmental Health, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

  • Speakers and Subjects
    Speakers and Subjects
    •   Dr. Rodger Duffin
           (BSc, PhD, CBiol, Toxicologist MRC Senior Fellow in, Respiratory Medicine ELEGI Colt Laboratories, MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, The University of Edinburgh, The Queen's Medical Research Institute, 47 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, United Kingdom)
      "The Variable Hazards of Carbon Nanotubes: Length Dependent Pathogenic Behaviour"

    •   Prof. Hakan Wallin
           (Research Professor, National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen Denmark)
      "Research on Carbon Materials at National Research Centre for the Working Environment"

    •   Prof. Paul J. A. Borm
           (Director of Centre of Expertise in Life Sciences, Hogeschool Zuyd, Heerlen, The Netherlands and Magnamedics GmbH, Dennewartstrasse , Aachen, Germany, Nanotoxicology Associate editor)
      "Carbon-containing Nanoparticles: Opportunities and Health Hazards from European Perspective"

    •   Dr. Junko Nakanishi
           (Research Institute of Science for Safety and Sustainability, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan)
      "Our Research Strategies on Nanomaterials EHS for Risk Management"

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    •   Presentation A:
      Dr. V. Castranova
           (Pathology and Physiology Research Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV)
      will provide kindly the video conference on "Pulmonary effects of SWCNT v.s. MWCNT" and others, which is shown kindly by Dr. S. Arepalli (NASA)

    • ----------------------------------------------
    •   Presentation B:
      The article "Interview with Dr. G. Oberdorster" is kindly offered by Prof. Gunter Oberdorster(D.V.M. Ph.D. Professor of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine & dentistry). Prof. S. Koyama (Shinshu University) and others.

    • ----------------------------------------------


           13:10-13:30  Opening Address
           13:30-14:10  Dr. Rodger Duffin
           14:10-14:50  Prof. Hakan Wallin
           14:50-15:20  Coffee Break
           15:20-16:00  Prof. Paul J. A. Borm
           16:00-16:40  Dr. Junko Nakanishi
           16:40-17:15  Presentation A, B and Panel Discussion
             Prof. Shozo Koyama
             (Department of Integrative Physiology and System
             Control, Shinshu University, Japan)
           17:15-17:30  Closing Address


    Noboru Akuzawa, Conference Manager in Carbon2008
    e-mail: noboru@tokyo-ct.ac.jp

    Hiroaki Hatori, Program Manager in Carbon2008
    e-mail: h.hatori@aist.go.jp

    Noriko Yoshizawa, Program Manager in Carbon2008
    e-mail: noriko-yoshizawa@aist.go.jp

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