Conference Schedule

IANR – International Association of Neurorestoratology

2-4 OCTOBER, 2018

NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY USA

 

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SCHEDULE (Subject to Change)

All sessions will be held at the Livingston Student Center unless otherwise noted. Shuttle service will be provided from the Holiday Inn to the Livingston Student Center and return.

Monday, October 1, 2018 (Pre-Conference)

7:00 - 9:00pm   Reception for Plenary Speakers, Panel Chairs,
                         and IANR Officers
                         Host: Professor Wise Young
                         Consulate Room B, Holiday Inn


Tuesday, October 2, 2018

7:00                 Shuttle Bus from Holiday Inn South Plainfield to
                        Livingston Student Center:  7:00, 7:30, 8:00.

7:30                 Registration

8:30                 Opening Session:  Room M

9:30                 Plenary Speaker: Professor Wai Sang Poon
                        China Spinal Cord Injury Network: A Decade of
                        Progress and Future Perspectives.
                       
Chair Professor and Chief, Division of
                        Neurosurgery.  Director, Brain Tumour Centre,
                        Dept. of Surgery, Prince of Whales Hospital,
                        Chinese University of Hong Kong

10:45               Break:  Pick Up in Gathering Lounge

11:00               Plenary Speaker: Professor Mari Dezawa
                        Endogenous pluripotent Muse cells may revolutionize
                        medical care.
                       
Professor and Chair, Dept. of Stem Cell Biology
                        and Histology  Tohoku University Graduate School
                        of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

12:15               Break-out Session #7: Clinical Trials and Stem Cell
                        Therapies in Jordan
                        Professor Ziad Al-Zoubi, Chair

                        Break-out Session #8: Nanotechnology
                        and neurorestoration

                        Professor Hari Shanker Sharma, Chair

                        Professor Hari Shanker Sharma
                        Director, CNS Injury and Repair
                        Uppsala University
                        Department of Surgical Sciences
                        SE-75185 Uppsala, Sweden
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                        Professor Giovanni Tosi
                        Nanomedicine & Pharmaceutical Technology
                        Department of Life Sciences
                        Via Campi 103,
                        41124 Modena, Italy
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                        Professor Russell Andrews
                        Nanotechnology & Smart Systems Groups
                        NASA Ames Research Center
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1:30                 Lunch

2:15                 Plenary Speaker: Professor Ki Bum Lee,
                        Rutgers University
                        Bio-Inspired Nanomaterials for Advanced Stem
                        Cell Therapy

3:30                 Break

3:45                 Break-out Session #1: Bmi-1 Brain machine
                        interface for neurorestoratology

                        Professor Yong Hu, Chair
                        Identification of Myelopathic Location
                        in Cervical Cord by Maching Learning of
                        S
omatosensory Evoked Potential Component

                         Professor Yong Hu, Chair
                         Laboratory of Clinical Electrophysiology
                         and Neural Engineering
                         University of Hong Kong
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                         Professor Ken Shepard Electrical
                         Engineering Columbia University
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                         Professor Dennis J. McFarland

                         Break-out Session #3: Brain injury neurorestoration
                         Professor Professor Gostavo Moviglia, Chair

                         Break-out Session #9: Novel treatments of
                         Parkinson’ Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease,
                         ALS, an
d multiple sclerosis
                         Professor Fabin Han, Chair

                         Human Induced Pluripotent stem cell derived neural
                         stem cells ameliorated motor defects of
                         6-OHDA-induced rat
                         model of Parkinson’s Disease.
                        
Professor Fabin Han
                         Institute for Translation Medicine
                         2nd Affiliated Hospital, Shandong University Jian,
                         Shandong 250033, China
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                         Stem cells for ALS
                         Professor Anna Sarnowska
                         Mossakowski Medical Research
                         Centre Polish Academy of Sciences
                         PawiƄskiego 5 Str, Warsaw 02-106, POLAND
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                         The Ubiquitin-Proteasome System as Potential
                         Therapeutic T
argets for Alzheimer’s disease
                         Professor Bin Gong
                        
Mount Sinai School of Medicine,
                         Department of Neurology,
                         New York, USA
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                        Transplantation of Cord blood-derived
                        mononuclear cells for the treatment of
                        motor neuron diseases.
                       
Professor Jun Xu
                        Department of Neurology, Qilu Hospital,
                        Shandong University
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5:15                 Shuttle Bus from Livingston Student Center
                        to Holiday Inn South Plainfield:  5:15, 5:40, 6:00.

                        Dinner on Your Own (List of Restaurants in packet.)

6:30                 IANR Council Board and Journal
                        of Neurorestoratology Editorial Board

                        Dinner and Meeting
                        The Red Lobster Restaurant
                        (Walk from the Holiday Inn)
                        Hosts: Professor Hongyun Huang
                        and Professor Gostavo Moviglia

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

7:00                 Shuttle Bus from Holiday Inn South Plainfield
                        to Livingston Student Center:  7:00, 7:30, 8:00.

7:30                 Registration

8:30                 Plenary Panel: Clinical Trials in India
                       
Professor Alok Sharma, Chair

                               Professor Alok Sharma
                               Department of Neurosurgery
                               LTMG Hospital and LTM Medical College
                               Sion, Mumbai 400022, India
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                               Professor Abhischek Srivastava

                               Professor Siddartha Ghosh

9:30                 Plenary Panel: Clinical Trials in China
                       
Professor Hongyun Huang, Chair

                               Clinical trial of multicenter, randomized,
                               double-blind intramedullary decompression
                               for acute complete spinal cord contusion injury

                               Professor Hongyun Huang, Chair
                               Institute of Neurorestoratology
                               General Hospital of Chinese
                               Armed Police Forces
                               Beijing, China 100039
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                               Clinical study of neurorestorative effect
                               of olfactory ensheathing cells and olfactory
                               neurons by intranasal delivery for patients
                               with Parkinson disease.
                              
Professor Gengsheng Mao
                               Institute of Neurorestoratology
                               General Hospital of Chinese Armed Police
                               Forces, Beijing, China 100039
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                               Clinical study of neurorestorative effect of
                               olfactory ensheathing cells and Schwann cells
                               by intranasal delivery for patients with acute and
                               chronic ischemic stroke.
                              
Professor Yunliang Wang
                               Neuorlogical Center,
                               148 Hospital of Chinese PLA, Zhibo
                               of Shandong, China
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                               Clinical trial design of neuromodulation in
                               the treatment of disorders of consciousness.
                              
Professor Jianghong He
                               Department of Neurosurgery PLA Army
                               General Hospital No. 5 Nanxincang st,
                               Beijing,100700 China
                              
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10:45               Break

11:00               Plenary Panel: Clinical Trials in Taiwan
                       
Professor John (Shinn-Zong) Lin, Chair

                               Cell therapy for cerebral stroke Professor
                               John (Shinn-Zong) Lin, Chair Superintendent,
                               Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital Professor of
                               Neurosurgery, Tzu Chi University
                               707, Sec 3, Chung-Yang Rd.
                               Hualien 97002, Taiwan
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                                Regenerative therapy for spinal cord injury
                               
Professor Henrich Cheng
                                Taipei Veterans General Hospital
                                Taipei, Taiwan
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                                Gene therapy for AADC deficiency
                               
Professor Wuh-Liang Hwu
                                National Taiwan University Hospital
                               
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12:15               Plenary Panel: Clinical Trials in the United States

                                Professor Wise Young, Chair

                                Dr. Florian Thomas
                                Hackensack Meridian Medical Center

                                (Other panelists pending.)

1:30                 Lunch

2:15                 Break-out Session #3: Clinical cell therapy
                        for spinal cord injury

                                Professor Shiquing Feng, Chair
                                Analysis on the problems of clinical
                                cell transplantation in the treatment
                                of spinal cord injury.
                               
Professor Shiquing Feng, Chair
                                Department of Orthopaedics
                                General Hospital, Tianjin Medical University
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                                A multi-center comparison of olfactory
                                ensheathing cell intramedullary transplantation
                                for treatment of complete chronic spinal
                                cord injury
                               
Professor Lin Chen
                                Department of Neurosurgery
                                Tsinghua University Yuquan Hospital
                                Beijing, China
                               
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Professor Ali Otom from Jordan
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                                Efficiency and effectiveness of combined
                                cell therapy in Spinal Cord Injury patients
                               
Professor Teresita Moviglia
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                     Break-out Session #5: Clinical trial for spinal cord
                                injury:  Korea
                               
Professor Kyoung-Suok Cho, Chair
                                Clinical outcome of ultra early decompression
                                for cervical spinal cord injury
                               
Professor Kyoung-Suok Cho, Chair
                                Catholic University of Korea
                                College of Medicine
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                               Clinical Trial of neural stem cell transplantation
                               for spinal cord injury
                              
Professor Keung-Nyun Kim
                               Yonsei University College of Medicine
                               Seoul, Korea
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                              Therapeutic efficiency-potentiated and
                              organ-targeting extracellular nanovesicies
                              derived from Mesenchymal stem cells.
                              (MSCs) for the treatment of spinal cord
                              injury 
Professor Inbo Han
                              Cha University College of Medicine
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                              Strategy and current situation of development for
                              stem cell agent for chronic spinal cord injury
                              Professor Sang-Ryong Jeon
                              Ulsan University
                              Ulsan, South Korea
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3:30                 Break

3:45                 Break-out Session #4: Clinical progress in
                        neurorestorative surgery
                              
Professor Shaocheng Zhang, Chair
                               Using nerve segment insert grafting
                               to reconstruct neural pathways of
                               brain-derived paralysis
                              
Professor Shaocheng Zhang, Chair
                               Department of Orthopaedics
                               Shanghai Hospital,
                               Naval Medical University
                               Shanghai 200433 China
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                               Durotomy and myelotomy effects on the
                               SpinalCord Compartment Syndrome in
                               acute spinal cord injury.
                               Professor Xiadong Guo
                               Department of
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Union Hospital
                               Tongji Medical College,
                               Huazhong University
                               Wuhan 430022 China
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                              The neurorestorative value of revascularization
                              
Professor Hongyan Han
                               Department of Neurosurgery
                               Aviation General Hospital of China
                               Medical University
                               Beijing Translational Medicine,
                               Chinese Academy of Sciences
                               Beijing, China
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                               Prevention and treatment for VIII, VII, X
                               cranial nerve dysfunction af microvascular
                               decompression (MVD) curgery:
                               neurorestoratological consideration.
                              
Professor Lin Chen
                              
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                     Break-out Session #6: Establishment of modern
                     neurorestoratological treatments for clinical application
                    
Professor Hooshang Saberi, Chair

                               Dr. Hooshang Saberi Department of
                               Neurosurgery
                               Imam Khomeini Hospital
                               Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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                               Manipulation of electromagnetic communication
                               between segregated spinal cord cell for
                               restoration of lost organization and function
                              
Professor Hamid Mobasheri
                               Head, Biomaterials Research Center Institute of
                               Biochemistry and Bioplysics University of Tehran
                               Post Office Box 13145-1384
                               Tehran, Iran

                      Break-out Session #10: Upper motor neuron functions
                      and repair of dysfunction.
                     
Professor Justin Brown, Chair
                     
                                Professor Justin Brown, Chair
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Professor Winfried Mayr
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5:00                 Shuttle Bus from Livingston Student Center to
                        Holiday Inn South Plainfield:  5:15, 5:40, 6:00.

6:00                 Shuttle Bus from Holiday Inn South Plainfield to
                        Livingston Student Center:  6:00, 6:20, 6:30.

6:30                 Dinner and Celebration

                        Wear your jeans and country western
                        shirts and dresses!

Thursday, October 4, 2018

7:00                 Shuttle Bus from Holiday Inn South Plainfield to
                        Livingston Student Center:  7:00, 7:30, 8:00.

7:30                 Registration

8:30                        Open Forum Speakers: Three Simultaneous
                               Sessions
                               (Rooms to be assigned)

                               Progress of nerve bridges in the treatment
                               of peripheral nerve disruptions
                              
Professor Qiang Ao
                              
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                              Evidence of blood-driven pathology in
                              Huntington’s Disease
                             
Professor Francesca Citthetti
                              Universite Laval/Centre de recherché
                              du CHU Axe Neuroscience, T2-07
                              2705 Boulevard Laurier
                              Quebec, Quebec G1V 4G2 Canada
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                             Suppression and Elimination of Phantom
                             Limb Pain
                             Professor Damien Kuffler, Ph.D.
                             Institute of Neurobiology Medical Sciences
                             Campus University of Puerto Rico
                            
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                             SPK1-transferred UCMSC has a better
                             therapeutic activity in experimental autoimmune
                             encephalomyelitic model of multiple sclerosis
                            
Professor Ling Lui
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                              Intracranial iron overload on central
                              pain after spinal cord injury.
                             
Professor Tian Sheng Sun

                             Construction of vascularized and innervated
                             hepatic tissues based on a combined four-
                             nozzle 3D bioprinting technology
                            
Professor Xiaohong Wang
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                             Diffusion tensor imaging-guided cuboid
                             stereotactic catheter surgery for patients
                             with lateral internal capsule hemorrhage: a
                             randomized controlled trial.
                            
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                            Advances in restoration of optic neuropathy
                           
Professor Siwei You
                            Department of Opthamology Xijing Hospital
                            Xi’an, China PR

                            3d Bio-Printing based on tissue regeneration
                            materials
                           
Professor Qiqing Zhang

                            Surgical decompression of painful diabetic
                            peripheral neuropathy: the role of pain distribution
                           
Professor Wenchuan Zhang
                            Vice Director, Department of Neurosurgery
                            XinHua Hospital
                            Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
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                            Neural regeneration function of inorganic
                            nanoparticles on spinal cord injury mice
                           
Professor Rongrong Zhu
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9:30                 Raisman Young Scientist Presentations: Two
                        Simultaneous Sessions
                        (Nominated and Supported by Mentor)

                        Exosomal CRAMP derived from cerebrospinal
                        fluid facilitates neurological functional recovery
                        after spinal cord injury by promoting angiogenesis
                        and attenuating inflammation
                       
Yong Cao
                        Mentor: Professor Jianzhong Hu
                        
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                        Quantitative iTARQ proteomics reveals the
                        proteome profiles of bone marrow mesenchymal
                        stem cells after coculture with Schwann cells in vitro
                       
Han Ding
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Mentor: Professor Shiqing Feng

                        The expression of Gpx4 after spinal cord injury
                       
Baoyou Fan
                        Mentor: Professor Shiqing Feng

                        Facilitation of neuropathic pain sensations
                        by corticospinal projections
                       
Zhongyang Gao
                        Department of Orthopedics Second
                        Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University
                        Xi’an, China
                        Mentor: Professor Xijing He

                        Purify Muse Cells from Human Umbilical Cord
                        by Magnetic-Activated Cell Sorting (MACS)
                       
Dr. Zikuan Leng Department of Orthopedics
                        Second Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University
                        Xi’an, China
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Mentor: Professor Xijing He
                       
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                        Angiopoietin-2 induces neuronal differentiation
                        of mouse embryonic NSCs via phosphatidylinositol
                        3 kinase-Akt pathway-mediated phosphorylation
                        of Mtor
                       
Lu Lu
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Mentor: Professor Shiqing Feng

                        UTX deletion can promote recovery of spinal cord
                       injury by epigenetically regulating neurovascular
                       interaction
                      
Shuangfei Ni
                       Mentor: Professor Jianzhong Hu

                       The growth of olfactory ensheathing cells and
                       the secretion of neurotrophic factors by silk
                       fibroin porous three-dimensional scaffold.
                      
Peng Wu
                      
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Mentor: Professor Yixin Shen

                        Effect of spinal cord stimulation on
                        109 patients with disorders of consciousness
                       
Yang Yi
                        Department of Neurosurgery PLA
                        Army General Hospital
                        No. 5 Nanxincang Street, Dongcheng
                        District Beijing 100700 China
                       
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                        Mentor: Professor Jianghong He
                       
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                        Silk fibroin scaffold combined olfactory
                        ensheathing cells for spinal cord injury
                       
Yu Zhang
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Mentor: Professor Yixin Shen

                        Biocompatibility study of a three-
                        dimensional silk fibroin porous scaffold
                        with olfactory ensheathing cells in vitro
                       
Wentao Zhong
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Mentor: Professor Yixin Shen

                        Exosome as drug delivery vehicles for
                        Alzheimer’s disease therapy
                       
Yanjing Zhu
                        Mentor: Professor Rongrong Zhu

10:45               Break

11:00               Plenary Speaker: Professor Jason Carmel
                        Paired brain and spinal stimulation to promote
                        sensorimotor function in the cervical cord

12:15               Closing Ceremony
                        Presentation of Raisman Young Scholars Awards

1:00pm             Conference Ends

1:00                 Shuttle Bus from Livingston Student Center to
                        Holiday Inn South Plainfield:

1:15                 Optional Campus Tour: Leaves from Livingston
                        Student Center (Includes box lunch). Limited
                        numbers. (Must register in advance. Return
                        to Holiday Inn.)

Poster Presentations (On display throughout the conference)

                        Human umbilical cord mesenchymal stromal
                        cell stimulated by curcumin rescuer memory
                        deficits and reduce amyloid- beta deposition
                        in an APP/PS1 transgenic mouse model.
                       
Suying Chen
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                        Shuang Geng
                        Department of Neurology
                        Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
                        Shandon, China 255300 PR
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                        Shanshan Wang
                        Department of Neurology
                        Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine
                        Shandong, China 255300 PR
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                        Honglei Yin
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                         Erythropoietin gene polymorphisms are
                         associated with increased susceptibility
                         to brain injury in pre-term infants.
                        
Professor Chen
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                         Serum Magnesium Concentration and the
                         in hospital mortality risk of acute ischemic
                         stroke among elderly people based on
                         propensity score matching
                        
Mingquan Li
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                         Pioglitazone Promotes the Neuroprotective
                         Effect of Minocycline in Brain Injury Following
                         I
ntracerebral Hemorrhage
                        
Mengzhou Xue
                        
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