Macrophages '92

Oct 15 and 16, 1992

Bunka-Hall, Kanazawa, Conference Chairman:

Kouji Matsushima (Kanazawa Univ)

 

Molecular Analysis of the Regulation of the Expression of the Genes for Cytokines and Cytokine Receptors

1.   IL-6/IL-6R, Shizuo Akira (Osaka Univ)

2.   G-CSF, Shigekazu Nagata (Osaka Bioscinece

  Inst)

3.   GM-CSF, Ken-ichi Arai (Tokyo Univ)

4.   IL-8, Shu-ichi.Okamoto (Kanazawa Univ)

5.   TNF, Veronique Kruys (Univ of Texas South Western Med Center at Dallas)

Pathophysiological Roles of Natural Antagonists to Cytokines

8.        IL-1R antagonist, Masaru Yoshinaga (Kumamoto

Univ), Saburo Sone (Tokushima Univ)

9.        IL-4, Kiyoko Akagawa (NIH, Tokyo)

10.     IL-10, Jan E. de Vries (DNAX, CA, USA)

11.     TGF b, Hiromi Fujiwara (Osaka Univ)

12.     Soluble TNF R, Tetsuya Gatanaga (Univ, Calf. At Irvine, USA)

Adhesion Molecules

            S-type lectin, A.M. Mercurio (Harvard Univ, MA)

            C-type lectin, Toshisuke Kawasaki (Kyoto Univ)

            L-selectin, Yasuyuki Imai (Tokyo Univ)

            Scavenger receptors on Mo, Tatsuhiko Kodama (Tokyo Univ)

            CD44 and its receptor, Kensuki Miyake (Saga Med. Sch)

Molecular Mechanism of Cell Death

1.   Apoptosis, Shin Yonehara (Nippon Tabacco Inc)

2.   Fas and autoimmune disease, Rie Jukunaga (Osaka Bioscience Inst)

3.   Complement mediated cell lysis, Hidechika

  Okada (Nagoya City Univ)

4.   CTL/NK mediated cell lysis, Hideo Yagita

  (Juntendo Univ)

5.   Cytotoxic mechanism of human monocytes,

  Yoshiro Kobayashi (Toho Univ)