Luncheon Seminar

Enjoy FREE lunch with latest science!!

We plan to have 30 luncheon seminars from July 4th to July 7th, 12:30 - 13:30 in EMBC2013. These are opportunities to share information of the progress of modern medical research, both clinical and basic during lunchtime. Participants can choose any topic that you are interested in. Please get a FREE ticket per person for the seminars of the day on the 5th floor, from 7:00am on July 4th and 5th, and from 7:30am on 6th and 7th. You can exchange with beautiful Japanese-style meals in lunch box at the entrance of each room, on a first-come, first-served basis. Please enjoy your lunch with latest science. We also provide some meals for vegetarians. Note that the number of lunchbox is limited each day. All Luncheon seminars are supported by pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

  • Schedule and rooms for Luncheon Seminars
  • Speakers and topics



  • Fliers for Luncheon Seminars

    • Luncheon Seminar 1, Renal Denervation and Development of New Device for Perfect 24-hr Blood Pressure Control; Kazuomi Kario (Jichi Medical Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 2, Effects of Tolvaptan on Cardiac and Renal Hemodynamics in Heart failure; Kaoru Dohi (Mie Univ.), Let's Think about "Diuresis" in Heart Failure!; Naoki Sato (Nippon Medical School Musashi-Kosugi Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 3, Is Adaptive Servo Ventilation a Treatment Device for Sleep Apnea or Heart Failure?; Shin-ichi Momomura (Jichi Medical Univ. Saitama Medical Center)
    • Luncheon Seminar 4, Current Progress in the Management of Pulmonary Hypertension: Noriaki Emoto (Kobe Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 5, Clinical Implication of Pulse Wave Analysis: from Radial to Central Blood Pressure; Katsuhiko Kohara (Ehime Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 6, Cell Sheet-Based Tissue and Organ Engineering Speaker: Tatsuya Shimizu (Tokyo Women's Medical Univ.), Development of Cell Processing System Based on Flexible Modular Platform: Masahiro Kino-oka (Osaka Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 8, How to Control Quantity and Quality of Blood Pressure?: Mitsuru Ohishi (Kagoshima Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 9, Cutting-Edge Strategy for Stroke Prevention: Ken Nagata (Research Institute for Brain and Blo od Vessels-Akita)
    • Luncheon Seminar 10, Right Ventricular Failure on Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Volume versus Pressure Measurements; Robert Naeije (Erasme Univ. Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 12, Salt and Exercise for Hypertension Management: Hidenori Urata (Fukuoka Univ. Chikushi Hospital), Salt, Fluid and Sleep in Hypertension: Mari Nishizaka (Kyushu Univ. Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 13, Current Role of Beta-Blockers in the Management of Chronic Heart Failure, Yoshio Yasumura(Osaka National Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 14, Redox Metabolism: Management for Diabetes; Toyoshi Inoguchi (Kyushu Univ.) Glucose-Insulin Metabolism: Diet for Diabetes; Masatoshi Nomura (Kyushu Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 15, Critical Role of Inflammatory Monocytes in Atherosclerotic Plaque Destabilization and Rupture: Tetsuya Matoba (Kyushu Univ. Hospital) ,Role of Advanced Glycation End-products in Cardiovascular Disease: Sho-ichi Yamagishi (Kurume Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 16, Mitochondria and Metabolic Disorders; Osamu Yasuda (Kumamoto Univ. Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 17, Current Therapeutic Strategy of Severe Heart Failure in Japan; Taiki Higo (Kyushu Univ. Hospital), Optimal Timing for Mechanical Circulatory Assist Devise and Transplant Evaluation in Patients with Advanced Heart Failure: US Experience and Literature Review; Tomoko S. Kato (Columbia University Medical Center)
    • Luncheon Seminar 18, Clinical Impact of Diabetic Retinopathy on Management of Coronary Artery Disease in Diabetic Patients: Hideo Fujita (Univ. of Tokyo), al Sensing/Networking by IEEE802.15.6 BAN to Manage Diabetes Mellitus and Related Chronic Diseases: Naoki Nakashima(Kyushu Univ. Hospital)
    • Luncheon Seminar 19, Molecular Mechanisms of How Pressure Overload Induces Heart Failure: Issei Komuro (Univ. of Tokyo)
    • Luncheon Seminar 20, How to Diagnose and Treat Pulmonary Hypertension: Kotaro Abe (Kyushu Univ.), Assessment of Right Ventricular Structure and Function in Pulmonary Hypertension: Kaoru Dohi (Mie Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 21, Dynamic Imaging System Reveals Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Inflammation Speaker: Masayuki Yoshida (Tokyo Medical and Dental Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 22, Role of the Sympathetic Nervous System and Renal Nerve Ablation; Hiroo Kumagai (National Defense Medical College.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 23, Do you Use Calcium Channel Blocker as Only Vasodilator? - Multi-Benefits of N-type Calcium ChannelBlocker-: Takuya Kishi (Kyushu Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 24, Recent Progress in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease Using the Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers; Shin-ichiro Miura (Fukuoka Univ. Hospital College.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 26, 21st Century Breakthrough of Diabetology “Beyond the Blood Glucose Control”: Takashi Nomiyama (Fukuoka Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 27, Angiogenesis: Up To Date from Cell Therapy to Ultrasound Device; Yukihito Higashi (Hiroshima Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 28, A New Era of Sympathetic Nerve Activity: Novel Strategy of Brain-targeted Therapy for Hypertension; Takuya Kishi (Kyushu Univ.)
    • Luncheon Seminar 30, New Strategy of Anticoagulant Therapy for Stroke Prevention in Atrial Fibrillation: Wataru Shimizu (Nippon Medical School)