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The 3rd International Spinal Cord Injury Treatments & Trials Symposium
The 21st Annual Congress of Chinese Spine and Spinal Cord Society

Dr. Wise Young: Spinal Cord Injury Research in China: Promise and No Compromise


30 October 2008

China Rehabilitation Research Center
No.10, Jiaomen Road North, Fengtai District, Beijing
Time Session Venue
08:30 - 10:30 Acute Spinal Cord Injury Workshop
Session Chair: Jian Jun Li and Kevin O. Lillehei
  • Pfizer Workshop: Methylprednisolone mechanisms in spinal cord injury
    - Wise Young (US)
  • Effect of Lithium on Neuronal Differentiation of Neural Progenitor Cells in vitro and in vivo
    - Wutian Wu (Hong Kong)
  • The Current Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury in the 21st Century
    - Kevin O. Lillehei (US)
  • Decorin and GRP-derived Astrocytes: New Technologies for Spinal Cord Repair
    - Stephen Davies (US)
Lecture Hall at Block F
10:30 - 10:40 Coffee Break  
10:40 - 12:30 Acute Spinal Cord Injury Workshop
Session Chair: Jian Jun Li and Kevin O. Lillehei
  • Neural stem cell clones and spinal cord injury
    - Marty Grumet(US)
  • The biological requirement for repairing the injured spinal cord: mechanisms gleaned from neural stem cell studies
    - Yang D. Teng (US)
  • Early neurosurgical intervention of spinal cord contusion: an analysis of 30 ASIA A cases
    - Gong Ju 鞠躬 / Hui Zhu 朱辉 (China)
  • What therapies should go to trial?
    - Panel Discussion
Lecture Hall at Block F
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch  
14:00 - 17:00 Visit & Discussion  
17:30 - 19:00 Opening Ceremony Jianfu Gong, Forbidden City

31 October 2008 (Friday)

Empark Grand Hotel
No. 69, Banjing Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Time Session Venue
08:00 - 10:00 Session – [Preclinical Therapies]
Session Chair: John Leong, Guixing Qiu
  • Reknitting the injured spinal cord by self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffold
    - Kwok Fai So (Hong Kong)
  • Apoptosis and Inflammation after Spinal Cord Injury
    - Michael Beattie (US)
  • A challenge to auto-transplantation in neuro- and muscle-degenerative diseases
    - Mari Dezawa (Japan)
  • Optimizing cell based repair of SCI: cellular and physiological approaches
    - Mark Noble (US)
Banquet Hall
10:00 - 10:10 Coffee Break Foyer
10:10 - 12:30

Session [Preclinical Therapies]
Session Chair: Guohui Su, Shibi Lu

  • Control of teratoma development after embryonic stem cell transplantation
    - Yi Ren (US)
  • Scirr 10 Exerts its Powerful Neurotrophic Activity through Thyrotrophin-Releasing Hormone Receptor 2
    - Shaojun Liu 刘少君 (China)
  • Hypertonic saline reduces MRI measures of acute edema and hemorrhage in experimental spinal cord injury
    - Geoffrey Manley (US)
  • Spontaneous recovery of locomotion induced by remaining fibers after spinal cord transection in adult rats
    - Siwei YOU 游思维 (China)
  • Promotion of remyelination for the treatment of multiple sclerosis
    - Wutian Wu (Hong Kong)
  • The Surgical Intervention of Thoracicolumbar Spine Fracture with Incomplete Paraplegia
    - Ming Li 李明 (China)
  • Lithium treatment on rat neonatal blood cells
    - Dongming Sun (US)
  • The Common Issues and Therapy Strategies in Spinal Cord Injury
    - Shiqing FENG 冯世庆 (China)
  • Effect of intrathecal papaverine on blood flow and secondary injury in injured cord
    - Huiyong SHEN 沈惠勇 (China)
Banquet Hall
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break Exhibition Area
13:30 - 15:30 Session [Clinical Studies]
Chair: Yan Wang, Peter Carmel
  • Adult stem cells in Spinal Cord Injury
    - Alok Sharma (India)
  • Review of Spinal Cord Injury Cell Therapy in Korea
    - Yoon Ha (Korea)
  • Clinical Development of Fampridine (4-aminopyridine) in Multiple Sclerosis
    - Andrew Blight (US)
  • Long-term outcome of olfactory ensheathing cell transplant in chronic spinal cord injured patients with a response to Dobkin’s article “Cellular Transplants in China: Observational Study from the Largest Human Experiment in Chronic Spinal Cord Injury”
    - Hongyun HUANG 黄红云(China)
Banquet Hall
15:30 - 15:40 Coffee Break Foyer
15:40 - 18:00 Session [Clinical Studies]
Chair: Guangbo Zhang, Wutian Wu
  • CN100 multicenter observational study report
    - John Chen 陈有和 (Hong Kong)
  • The Relationship between the Cause and the Degree of Spinal Cord Injuries
    - Zhu HUI 朱辉 (China)
  • Molecular mechanisms of the corticospinal tract regeneration after stem cell implantation
    - Shinn-Zong LIN 林欣荣 (Taiwan)
  • The Development and Problems of Disc Tissue Engineering
    - Dike Ruan 阮狄克(China)
  • The Strategy and Techniques to Avoid SCI in the Surgery of Thoracic Spinal Stenosis
    - Zhuojing LUO 罗卓荆 (China)
  • Epidemiology and general characteristics of the spinal cord injury patient in Taiwan
    - Tzu-Yung Chen 陈子勇 (Taiwan)
  • The Experimental Study of the Expression of Multiple Genes induced by Chronic virus and the Repair of SCI in Rats
    - Xun Tang 汤逊
  • A Case Report of a Muitidimensional Approach to Rehabilitation of a Medical Student with Complete High Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
    - Billy SO 苏俊龙(Hong Kong)
  • A New Gait Analysis Technique for Monitoring the FES-Assisted Paraplegic Walking Stability
    - Yong HU 胡勇 (Hong Kong)
  • Cadaveric and clinical studies of spinal osteotomies for traumatic fixed kyphotic deformity of thoracolumbar spine
    - Tiansheng SUN 孙天胜(China)
  • The Clinical Study of Medullary Stem Cell for SCI
    - Jianhua LIN 林建华(China)
  • The Mini-Invasive Techniques and Clinical Choices of Spinal Fracture
    - Yue ZHOU 周跃 (China)
Banquet Hall
17:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion
Banquet Hall

1 November 2008 (Saturday)

Empark Grand Hotel
No. 69, Banjing Road, Haidian District, Beijing
Time Session Venue
08:00 - 10:00 Session – [Surgery]
Chair: Gong Ju, Wise Young
  • The Functional Reconstruction of the Walking of Paraplegia by Translation of Ulnar Nerve
    - Yan Wang 王岩 (China)
  • Funding for spinal cord injury research in the US
    - Peter Carmel (US)
  • Total Disc Replacement in the Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
    - Wei Tian 田伟 (China)
  • The Surgical Intervention and Functional Reconstruction of Chronic SCI
    - Shaocheng Zhang 张少成 (China)
Banquet Hall
10:00 - 10:10 Coffee Break Foyer
10:10 - 12:00 Session [Surgery]
Session Chair: Dewei Zou
  • The early treatment of thoracolumbar spinal fracture and dislocation with incomplete paraplegia
    - Dewei Zou 邹德威 (China)
  • ChinaSCINet Roadmap
    - Wise Young (US)
  • The Primary Culture of Olfactory Ensheathing Cell and the Olfactory Ensheathing Cell Transplantation for Acute SCI in Rats
    - Xijing HE 贺西京 (China)
  • The Surgery of Severe Cervical Spine Kyphosis
    - Wen Yuan 袁文(China)
  • The Complication of Percuteaneous Pedicle Instrumentation in Proxima Cervical Spine
    - Yonglong Chi 迟永龙(China)
  • Transpedicle Spinal Osteotomy for Kyphosis with Paraplegia
    - Yonggang Zhang 张永刚 (China)
  • The Clinical Analysis of the Complication of Spinal Resection for Severe Rigid Kyphoscoliosis
    - Guohua Lu 吕国华(China)
  • The Choice of Intrumentation of Fracture Vertebrae in Thoracicolumbar Spine
    - Wei Lei 雷伟 (China)
  • The Spinal Osteotomy for Old Post-traumatic Kyphosis in Thoracicolumbar Spine
    - Zheng Wang 王征(China)
Banquet Hall
12:00 - 12:30 Panel Discussion
Banquet Hall
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break Exhibition Area
13:30 - 15:30 Session [Rehabilitation]
Chair: Tianjian Zhou, Kristjan T. Ragnarsson
  • Spinal Cord Injury: Progress in Clinical Care While Searching for a Cure
    - Kristjan T. Ragnarsson (US)
  • The Development of Functional Reconstruction of SCI
    - Tianjian Zhou 周天健 (China)
  • The Relationship between the Prognosis and Injury Type of Thoracicolumbar Spine
    - Jian Jun Li 李建军 (China)
  • The role of activity-dependent plasticity in rehabilitation
    - Susan Harkema (US)
Banquet Hall
15:30 - 15:40 Coffee Break Foyer
15:40 - 17:30 Session [Comprehensive Rehabilitation]
Chair: Jianjun Li, Chonghua Xiao
  • Using Reflex Conditioning to Improve Motor Function after Spinal Cord Injury
    - Xiang Yang Chen (US)
  • Measuring a Broad Spectrum of Clinically Relevant Outcomes after Experimental Spinal Cord Injury
    - Jacque Bresnahan (US)
  • The Clinical Characteristics and the Treatment of SCI without Dislocation
    - Yi Hong 洪毅(China)
  • The Mini-Invasive Spinal Technique with Navigation
    - Lin Xu 徐林(China)
  • The Functional Reconstruction of Respiration of High-Level Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
    - Jun Tan 谭军(China)
  • Reoperation of Spinal Tuberculosis
    - Yuanzheng Ma 马远征(China)
  • The Study of Stretch Injury of Spinal Cord
    - Ji Wu 伍骥(China)
  • The Classification and treatment of Height Loss and Kyphosis Induced by Spinal Fracture in Old People
    - Chunde Li 李淳德(China)
  • Treatment of chronic severe spinal cord injury caused by compression (慢性严重脊髓损伤的治疗)
    - Feng Li 李锋 (China)
  • The Surgery Choice and the Clinical Effects of High-Level Cervical Spinal Cord Compression
    - Dingjun Hao 郝定钧(China)
Banquet Hall
17:30 - 18:00 Panel Discussion
Banquet Hall
18:00 -18:30 Closing Ceremony Banquet Hall
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