Neuroscience and Technology Conference in Cuba

This year marks 120 years since the arrival of the first Japanese migrants to Cuba.

As part of a wider series of events that have been held through the year to celebrate the occasion, an International Neuroscience and Technology Conference will be held in Havana on December 5.

The conference will be co-hosted by Tohoku University's Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC), the Smart-Aging Research Center (S.A.R.C.) and the Cuban Neurosciences Center (CNEURO).

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018
Venue: The Cuban Neurosciences Center, CNEURO
There is no need to register.

Program :

Opening remarks and an introduction to Japan-Cuba friendship year.
・Ryuta Kawashima (IDAC & SAC, Tohoku University)

Environmental stress response mechanism for healthy aging.
・Hozumi Motohashi (IDAC, Tohoku University)

Model mice longitudinal studies: Abnormal behaviors and brain functions in Alzheimer's disease.
・Rie Ryoke - IDAC, Tohoku University

Learning ability in aged marmoset monkeys.
・Katsuki Nakamura - PRI, Kyoto University

Cognitive, exercise, and nutrition interventions on cognitive Health.
・Rui Nouchi - SAC, Tohoku University

Virtual training leads to real physical and cognitive benefits.
・Dalila Burin - SAC, Tohoku University

News in Japanese


Professor Ryuta Kawashima
Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC)
Tohoku University
Tel: 022-717-7988

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