Emerging Challenges in Women Health Care in a Changing World

22nd Japanese-German Symposium

jointly organized by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and Deutsche Gesellschaft der JSPS-Stipendiaten e.V. with kind support of Ulm University

Date: May 19–20, 2017
Venue: Ulm Universität, Ulm, Germany

Event report in NvC 02/2017 (in German)


Friday, May 19, 2017

13:30  Welcome Remarks
Dr. Matthias Hofmann (Merz Pharmaceuticals, Frankfurt)
14:10German-Japanese Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Janni and Prof. Dr. Walther Kuhn

Part 1: Historic Background
Convenor: Dr. Matthias Hofmann (Merz Pharmaceuticals, Frankfurt)
14:30Kusumoto Ine (1827–1903) – The First Female Western School Japanese Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Dr. Andreas Mettenleiter (University Würzburg and Siebold Gesellschaft, Würzburg)
Abstract Mettenleiter (53 KB)  
15:00Q & A session

Part 2: Reproduction Medicine
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Janni (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Ulm)
15:45Social Freezing and Family planning
Prof. Dr. Katharina Hancke (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Ulm, Ulm)
Abstract Hancke (74 KB)
Presentation Hancke (1.25 MB)
16:15Molecular Mechanism of Luteinization
Prof. Dr. Norihiro Sugino (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yamaguchi University Graduate School of Medicine)
Abstract Sugino (94 KB)
Presentation Sugino (3.45 MB)
16:45Q & A session
17:15Introduction of JSPS Programs
Tomoko Deguchi (JSPS Office Bonn)  
17:30JSPS Alumni Club Award Ceremony 2017
17:45go to Dinner venue
19:00Dinner at restaurant „Drei Kannen“

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Part 3: Oncological Section
Convenor: Dr. Gernot Beisler, Bad Wildbad
09:00Fertility Preserving Strategies in Breast Cancer
Prof. Dr. Tanja Fehm (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Heinrich-Heine University, Düsseldorf)
CV Fehm (60 KB)
09:30HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Vaccination – A Japanese View
Prof. Dr. Kazuhiko Inō (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Wakayama Medical University)
Abstract Inō (66 KB)
Presentation Inō (3.5 MB)
10:00Q & A session

Part 4: Ethical Aspects and Questions in Women’s health
Convenor: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Janni (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Ulm)
11:00Recent Progress and Problem of Reproductive Medicine in Japan
Prof. Dr. Minoru Irahara (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tokushima)
Abstract Irahara (76 KB)
Presentation Irahara (2.5 MB)
11:30Cancer Treatment in Geriatric Women – How to Find the Right Balance
Prof. Dr. Walther Kuhn (Center of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 
University Hospital Bonn and Center for Integrated Oncology Cologne)
Abstract Kuhn (60 KB)
Presentation Kuhn (2.5 MB)
12:00Q & A session
12:30Closing Remarks
14:00General assembly of JSPS Club
14:30Guided tour
16:30Guided tour 2 (only for participants of the general assembly)

With kind support of

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Berlin-Brandenburg Area

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