Second International Symposium on Multimodal Medical Engineering (MME)


January 17 (Wed), 2018

International Young Researchers' Workshop on Multimodal Medical Engineering 2018-若手研究者ワークショップ- 詳細はこちらから


January 18 (Thu), 2018             

Second International Symposium on Multimodal Medical Engineering (MME)
- 第2回マルチモーダル計測医工学国際シンポジウム-


Venue: Chiba University, Engineering Research Building 2 Conference Room
    (千葉大学西千葉キャンパス工学系総合研究棟2 2階コンファレンスルーム)

    〒263-8522 1-33, Yayoi-cho, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8522, Japan


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Organized by:

“Multimodal Medical Engineering project” in Strategic Priority Research Promotion Program, Chiba University

Supported by:
1. Institute for Global Prominent Research, Chiba University


Opening remarks 10:00-10:15
・ Takeshi Tokuhisa, President, Chiba University
・ Minoru Seki, Executive Director, Chiba University

Overview of MME10:15-10:30
・ Hideaki Haneishi (Chiba University)

Session 1: Outcome of the MME project 10:30-11:30 20min x 3
Multi-scale Biomechanical Modeling in the Cardiovascular System and Clinical Applications
・Hao Liu, CFME, Chiba University

Biological tissue characterizations by electromagnetic field
・Kazuyuki Saito, CFME, Chiba University

Combination of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography and near-infrared
fluorescence using microbubbles with indocyanine green derivative
・Kenji Yoshida, CFME, Chiba University

Poster session 11:30-12:30 (Papers from CU)

1 Fluorescence imaging and spectral estimation for tongue coating measurement
Yudai Ota, Toshiya Nakaguchi, Vladmir Bochko, Pauli Falt, Markku Hauta-Kasari

2 Tongue Color Spatial Analysis based on Tongue Shape Normalization
Kazunari Murai, Toshiya Nakaguchi, Akira Morita, Takao Namiki

3 Endoscopic liver tracking for Water-Filled Laparoendoscopic Surgery (WaFLES)
Mika Kontto, Ryoichi Nakamura

4 Quantitative evaluation of endoscopic intestinal suture training usingtime series
process analysis
Seiya Aoki, Naoki Fukatsu, Tomoko Yamaguchi, Munenori Uemura, Makoto 
Hashizume, Ryoichi Nakamura

5 Development of integrated master manipulator with both forceps controller and surgical workspace creator for single port WaFLES
Yuma Shimura,Kazuya Kawamura

6 Basic evaluation of power transmission using metal wire and mechanical links for
forceps manipulator in single port WaFLES
Yusuke Tagata,Kazuya Kawamura

7 Development of a MR elastography system using low static magnetic field open-MRI
Hiroki Yoshida, Mikio Suga

8 Triple-gamma imaging simulation of a novel Compton-PET system
Okumura Yusuke, Eiji Yoshida, Hideaki Tashima, Mikio Suga, Naoki Kawachi,
Katia Parodi, Taiga Yamaya

9 Scattering property estimation of beginning fatty liver disease
Kazuki Tamura, Kenji Yoshida, Hiroyuki Hachiya, Tadashi Yamaguchi

10 Evaluation of diffused liver disease by means of microscopic acoustic characteristics
  analysis with ultra-high frequency ultrasound
Kazuyo Ito, Takuya Ogawa, Tamaki Honda, Kenji Yoshida, Hitoshi Maruyama,
Tadashi Yamaguchi

11 Developmetn of a multimodal drug delivery system for reatments of malignant
Yiting Zhang, Masahiko Ebata, Taro Toyota, Hideki Hayashi

12 Development of a microbubble/near-infrared fluorescence dual imaging contrast
  agent for laparoscopic surgeries
Masahiko Ebata, Kenji Yoshida, Yiting Zhang, Taro Toyota, Hideki Hayashi

13 Performance evaluation of microwave surgical device by microscopic images of
Ryo Manago, Kazuyuki Saito

14 SAR evaluations of human body close to Wi-Fi base station
Kosuke Nishino, Kazuyuki Saito

 Lunch 12:30-13:30


Session 2: Keynote Lectures 13:30-15:00 30 min x 3

High Frame Rate Ultrasound Imaging and Its Application to Cardiovascular Functional Imaging
・ Hideyuki Hasegawa (Ultrasound), University of Toyama


Physiological imaging of in vivo biological tissues based on diffuse reflectance spectroscopy
・ Izumi Nishidate (Optics), Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology


Simultaneous PET and MRI imaging: how can the systems be affordable?
・ Taiga Yamaya (PET), National Institute of Radiological Sciences, QST.

Session 3: International Network of Multi-modal Medical Engineering for PrecisionMedicine (JSPS Core-to-Core Program Session) 15:30-17:40
・ Hideaki Haneishi, Overview of Activities in FY2017, 10min.


Spectral based eye fundus imaging
・ Markku Hauta-Kasari (School of Computing, University of Eastern Finland, Finland) 30 min


Initialization of active contours and level set method for segmentation of ultrasound images of breast cancer
・ Stanislav S. Makhanov (Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand) 30 min


Computational modeling of the arterial system and its applications
・ Fuyou Liang (SJTU-CU International Cooperative Research Center, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China) 30 min


A new application of high-frame rate ultrasound flow imaging: Visualization of urinary hydrodynamics
・ Takuro Ishii (Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Canada) 30 min

Closing remark
・Tadashi Yamaguchi (Chiba University)

Reception 17:45-20:00 Restaurant Colza in Chiba University



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