Scientific Program

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Please adhere to the "Presentation Guidelines" if you are presenting at ISEM2016.

ISEM2016 Presentation Guidelines
Regarding Time allocation
Keynote Speakers: 20 minutes including Q&A.
Oral Sessions: 10 minutes including Q&A.

Regarding Data Preview: The Operation/PC Desk is located at the front left in the session venue. Please come to the Operation/PC Desk at least 30 minutes prior to your presentation to check your data and be seated in the Next Speakers¡¯ 10 minutes prior to your session starts.
1) Please prepare your data in Microsoft PowerPoint (Windows PowerPoint2003/2007/2010) and make sure to preview your presentation data at the Operation/PC Desk.
2) Remote presentation system is equipped in the session room. You have a TFT monitor, mouse and USB keyboard on the podium to operate your presentation.
3) Your presentation data file should be renamed as (Session Number) (Name) .ppt.

    Invited Speakers:

Session1: Joint Session of European Society for Surgery Research and International Society for Experimental Microsurgery for Microsurgical Education/Training Programs (1)

Dr: Norbert Nemeth
Department of Operative Techniques and Surgical Research
Faculty of Medicine,University of Debrecen
Debrecen, Hungary

Title£ºThe role of micro-rheological investigations in microsurgical research

Dr: Yelena Akelina
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Columbia University

Title£ºFuture developments in microsurgery training at Columbia University, NY. Standardization of Microsurgery Training courses by objective outcome measures and skills assessment tools: A multi-center experience.


Session 2: Joint Session of European Society for Surgery Research and International Society for Experimental Microsurgery for Microsurgical Education/Training Programs (2)

Dr: Mihai Ionac
Division of Vascular Surgery and Reconstructive Microsurgery
Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy

Titel£ºSmall and large animals: an optimal tool in establishing a comprehensive training program in reconstructive microsurgery

Dr: Georgios Pafitanis
Department of Plastic Surgery & Academic Plastic Surgery Unit
The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust & Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London,
London, England

Title£ºInternational Microsurgery Simulation Society Global Standards I & II: Consensus recommendation for early training and assessment


Session 3: Transplantation/Immunology

Dr: Qiquan Sun
Department of Renal Transplantation
The Third Affiliated Hospital
Sun Yet-sen University
Guangzhou, China

Titel£ºT-bet, a new marker for antibody-mediated rejection?

Dr: Shiguang Qian
Cleveland Clinic
Case Western Reserve University
Ohio, USA

Titel: Rejection Triggers Transplant Tolerance


Session 4: Basic Science/Ischemia-reperfusion: Prevention and Protection

Dr: Thomas Ichim
Associate Editor, Journal of Translational Medicine
Batu Biologics, Inc
San Diego, CA, USA

Titel: Induction of Tolerance and Regeneration using AngioStem Placental MSC.

Dr: Caigan Du
Department of Urologic Sciences
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Titel£ºWhat's happened after kidney ischemia-reperfusin injury?


Session 5: Translational Research

Dr: Robert M. Hoffman
Professor of Surgery
University of California
San Diego, USA

Titel£ºMicrosurgery for establishing clinically-relevant metastatic mouse models of cancer

Dr: Wei Li
Department of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic Surgery
China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University
Changchun,Jilin, China

Titel£ºMouse organ transplantation models in translational research --- Development and applications


Session 6: Translation and Innovation in Microsurgery

Dr: Jenny Zhang

Research Professor of Surgery, Director of Microsurgery Core
Comprehensive Transplant Center Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA

Title£ºApplying microsurgery to translation research

Dr. Stefano Puleo
Head Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences and AdvancedTechnologies ¡°G.F. Ingrassia¡±
University of Catania, Italy

Titel£ºThe meaning of translational research and the role of the surgeon


Session 7: Regenerative Medicine/Injury

Dr: Hao Wang
Department of General Surgery
Tianjin Medical University General Hospital
Tianjin, China

Titel: The Role of Endometrial Regenerative Cells in Translational Studies

Dr: Yinghua Tian
Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery
University Hospital of Zurich
Zurich, Switzerland

Titel£ºLiver Regeneration in Partial Liver Transplantation


Session 8: Disease Models and Mechanisms in Small Animals

Dr: Mihai Oltean
The Transplantation Institute, Sahlgrenska University Hospital
Gothenburg, Sweden

Titel£ºAnimal models: balancing between scientific and clinical relevance

Dr: Tianqing Peng
Department of Medicine, Western University
London, ON, Canada

Titel£ºTargeted inhibition of mitochondrial calpain reduces myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury and protects transplanted hearts


Session 9: Clinical Microsurgery

Dr: Shusen Cui
Department of Hand Surgery, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University
Changchun, Jilin, China


Titel£ºAdvanced Microsurgery techniques on the therapy of thoracic outlet syndrom

Dr: Xiangchen Dai
Department of General Surgery
Tianjin Medical University General Hospital
Tianjin, China

Titel£ºTEVAR using on table Fenestration for Type B Aortic Dissection with short or unhealthy sealing zone.