• Symposium
  • The 19th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium
  • Meet the Professor

Program is subject to change

March 17 (Friday)

Symposium 1: Current Status of Gastric Cancer: From Prevention to Treatment

Time 09:00 - 10:20
Chairs Jong-Jae Park (Korea University, Korea)
Dan Li (Kaiser Permanente Northern California, USA)
Speakers 09:00 - 09:20 Risk factors and preventive measures for gastric cancer
Dan Li (Kaiser Permanente Northern California, USA)
09:20 - 09:40 Early detection of gastric cancer
Woo Chul Chung (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
09:40 - 10:00 Current status of endoscopic treatment for early gastric cancer
Hiroyuki Ono (Shizuoka Cancer Center, Japan)
10:00 - 10:20 Pathologic review of gastric cancer after endoscopic treatment
Myeong-Cherl Kook (National Cancer Center, Korea)

Symposium 2. Recent Advances in Gastrointestinal Microbiome and Gastric Carcinogenesis

Time 10:40 - 12:00
Chairs Yong Chan Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
Noel T. Mueller (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
Speakers 10:40 - 11:00 Microbiome analysis for the diagnosis of H. pylori infection
Yoshio Yamaoka (Oita University, Japan)
11:00 - 11:20 Interplay between H. pylori and gastrointestinal microbiome
Ming-Shiang Wu (National Taiwan University, Taiwan)
11:20 - 11:40 Trends of microbiome research and role of gastrointestinal microbiome in human beings
Noel T. Mueller (Johns Hopkins University, USA)
11:40 - 12:00 Single-cell analysis of gastric pre-cancerous and cancer lesions
Yong Chan Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)

Symposium 3. Premalignant Conditions and Malignant Neoplasms of Esophagus

Time 14:00 - 15:20
Chairs Gwang Ha Kim (Pusan National University, Korea)
Khek Yu Ho (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
Speakers 14:00 - 14:20 Non-invasive liquid biopsy biomarkers for early detection of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma
Xin Wang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China)
14:20 - 14:40 Superficial esophageal cancer: what to consider before and after endoscopic resection
Yang Won Min (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
14:40 - 15:00 Optimal management of Barrett's esophagus: Focusing on the prevention of adenocarcinoma
Khck Yu Ho (National University of Singapore, Singapore)
15:00 - 15:20 Trends of translational research on Barrett's esophagus
Yi Qin (Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA)

Symposium 4. Asian Forum: Recent Outstanding Research on H. pylori and UGI disease

Time 15:40 - 17:10
Chairs Jae Gyu Kim (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
Vu Van Khien (108 Central Hospital, Vietnam)
Speakers 15:40 - 15:55 Intestinal metaplasia and risk of gastric cancer
Jonathan W J Lee (National University Hospital Singapore, Singapore)
15:55 - 16:10 Genotypic resistance of H. pylori
Alfizah Hanafiah (The National University of Malaysia, Malaysia)
15:10 - 16:25 H. pylori diagnostic methods
Muhammad Miftahussurur (Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia)
16:25 - 16:40 Medical management of GERD
Monthira Maneerattanaporn (Mahidol University, Thailand)
16:40 - 16:55 Endoscopic management of GERD
Rakesh Kalapala (AIG Hospitals, India)
16:55 - 17:10 Characteristics of GERD in Vietnam
Duc T. Quach (University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Hochiminh City, Vietnam)

March 18 (Saturday)

Symposium 5: In-depth understanding of H. pylori

Time 10:10 - 11:30
Chairs Soo Heon Park (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
David Y. Graham (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)
Speakers 10:10 - 10:30 Protective and deleterious effects of H. pylori infection in human health and disease
Scott M. Williams (Case Western Reserve University, USA)
10:30 - 10:50 Link between H. pylori infection and metabolic disorders
Su Youn Nam (Kyungpook National University, Kore)
10:50 - 11:10 Inflammation and immune responses during H. pylori infection and host interactions
Keith Wilson (Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA)
10:10 - 11:30 Modern approach to the diagnosis and treatment of H. pylori infection
David Y. Graham (Baylor College of Medicine, USA)

Program is subject to change

March 18 (Saturday)

The 19th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium 1. Medical concerns and strategies in the era of active eradication for H. pylori infection

Time 13:00 - 13:40
Chairs Hyun Yong Jeong (Chungnam National University, Korea)
TBD (Japan)
Speakers 13:00 - 13:20 Screening, diagnosis and prevention of gastric cancer in the era of active H. pylori eradication
Dae Young Cheung (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
13:20 - 13:40 Changes of gastrointestinal disease in the era of active H. pylori eradication
TBD (Japan)

The 19th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium 2. Recent trends of H. pylori eradication treatment in Korea and Japan

Time 13:40 - 14:20
Chairs Jae J. Kim (Sungkyunkwan University, Korea)
TBD (Japan)
Speakers 13:40 - 14:00 Recent therapeutic strategy for H. pylori infection in Korea
Seong Woo Jeon (Kyungpook National University, Korea)
14:00 - 14:20 Recent therapeutic strategy for H. pylori infection in Japan
TBD (Japan)

The 19th Korea-Japan Joint Symposium 3. Recent advances in basic research on H. pylori: Bench to bedside

Time 14:20 - 15:00
Chairs Jung Mogg Kim (Hanyang University, Korea)
TBD (Japan)
Speakers 14:20 - 14:40 Sex-differences in gastric carcinogenesis, in association with H. pylori
Soo-Jeong Cho (Seoul National University, Korea)
14:40 - 15:00 Novel concepts of therapeutic intervention for H. pylori treatment in Japan
TBD (Japan)

Program is subject to change

March 18 (Saturday)

Meet the Professor 1

Time 07:30 - 08:15
Chair Byung-Wook Kim (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea)
Speaker 07:30 -08:15 Dissemination and implementation strategies of Maastricht VI/Florence consensus report
Peter Malfertheine (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany)

Meet the Professor 2

Time 07:30 - 08:15
Chair Sang Kil Lee (Yonsei University, Korea)
Speaker 07:30 -08:15 Conceptualization,dissemination & implementation of H.pylori management strategies from The Maastricht VI/ Florence consensus
Yoshio Yamaoka (Oita University, Japan)