Symposium

Convened by National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry, Japan(NCNP) and
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne

Date June 28, 2013
Location International Exchange Hall of Foundation for Promotion of Cancer Research Tsukiji 5‐1‐1, Chuo‐ku, Tokyo, 104‐0045, Japan
Program 9:30 Opening remark by Dr. Hiroshi Noda [NCNP]
10:00‐11:00 Reports from NCNP researchers who have participated in a research exchange visit to Melbourne
11:00‐13:00 Symposium 1 : ‘For research development in relation to Brain, Mind and Society . From the viewpoints of Psychosocial research and social science research’
‐ Chaired by Dr Hiroshi Noda, Director, Office of Planning and Strategy Development, NCNP

Symposium Speakers:
・A Prof Chee Ng: Director, Asia Australia Mental Health, Development of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
“International Mental Health Development”
 

・A Prof Carol Harvey: Director, Psychosocial Research Centre,
Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
“Role of Mental Health in Society: Psychosocial treatments”
 

・A Prof Darryl Wade: Director, Education and Training Australian Centre for Post‐trauma Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
“Posttraumatic mental health: the view from Australia”
 

・Dr Yoshiharu Kim: Director, National Information Center of Disaster Mental Health, NCNP
“Mental health care response to the Great East Japan Earthquake,Tsunami and Nuclear disaster”
 

・Dr Atsuro Tsutumi: Research Fellow, The United Nations University International Institute for Global Health “”

・Dr Tadashi Takeshima: Director, National Center for Suicide Prevention,NCNP
“Japan’s Suicide Prevention Strategy ‐ including challenges by the Center for Suicide Prevention ‐”
 
14:00‐16:00 Symposium 2 : ‘For research development in relation to Brain, Mind and Society . From the viewpoints of biological research’
‐ Chaired by Dr. Shin‐ichi Kohsaka, Director, NIN, NCNP

Symposium Speakers:
・Prof Ian Paul Everall: Cato Chair of Department of Psychiatry, University of Melbourne
“Neuroscience and Psychiatry”
 

・A Prof Elizabeth Scarr: Laboratory Leader, Pshchiatric Neuropathology Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry: Melbourne Brain Centre, University of Melborne
“Collaborative Research NCNP UoM”
 

・Dr Hiroshi Kunugi: Department of Mental Disorder Research, NIN, NCNP
“Mental illness and nutrition”
 

・Dr Masumi Inagaki: Department of Development Disorder, NIMH, NCNP
“Progress in “Brain & Mind” study of the field of developmental disorder research”
 
16:00‐16:20 feedback from consumer’s viewpoints
・Ms. Yoko Kawasaki: president, National Federation of Mental Health and Welfare Party in Japan


・Mr. Furuya Mitsuhito: Executive Director, Japanese Epilepsy Association
16:20‐16:30 Closing remark by Prof Ian Paul Everall [The University of Melbourne]

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