Departmenet of Laboratory Medicine
Niigata University School of Medicine


 Academic Meetings 


The 12th Autumn Sessions of the Japanese Society of Medical
Electronics and Biomedical Engineering (JSMBE)


- PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS -
6,7 November 1998
Yuubin Chokin Kaikan and Niigata Shimin Plaza, Niigata

Scientific Committee Chairman
Masahiko Okada, Professor
Department of Laboratory Medicine, Niigata University School of Medicine

**** November 6, Friday *****
9:30-12:00
 Competition for Young Investigator Award
13:00-18:00
 Organized Session 1   NEW ERA OF FUNCTIONAL ANALYSES OF BRAIN
 Organized Session 2   SIGNAL PROCESSING AND EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL EXERCISE
 Organized Session 3   ENGINEERING APPROACHES TO MANDUBULAR
              MOVEMENT AND SWALLOWING
18:00-19:00
 Plenary Lecture 1    VIRTURAL COMPUTER LABORATORY FOR
              MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
               Dr. Hiroaki Kitano (SONY CSL, Japan)
- Welcome Reception -

**** November 7, Saturday *****
9:30-10:20
 Plenary Lecture 2    LARGE RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIALS CAN
              CLARIFY TRUE EFFECT OF DRUG TREATMENT
               Professor James Shepherd (Royal Infirmary, UK)
10:30-12:00
 Symposium 1       NEW HORIZON OF EVIDENCED MEDICINE
13:30-14:50
 Symposium 2       GLOBAL HEATH CARE NETWORKING
14:50-15:40
 Plenary Lecture 3    RECENT TRENDS OF TELEMEDICINE IN U.S.A.
               Dr. Eric G. Tangalos (May Clinic Rochester, USA)
15:50-16:30
 Demonstration of Telemedicine

Executive Committee
Dr. Masahiko Okada, Dr. Tohru Kiryu, Dr. Yoshiaki Yamada, Dr. Shoji Kohno, Dr. Jinnichi Matsuda, Dr. Takayuki Matsuto