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    【Information 】We will hold the COINS Seminar #45 at iCONM.
    June 25th (Tue.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15~18:15 *JPY500)

    Speaker: Dr. Makoto Miyagishi
    Group Leader, Molecular Composite Medicine Research Group, Biomedical Research Institute, Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST).

    Title: Development of screening method of nucleic acid aptamer, and its application to finding of DNA/RNA catalyst

    Venue: Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM) 3F 3001 Access

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  • 6.14.2019
    【Activity Report】Mr. Watanabe, President of Kiraboshi Bank, new members of the Kawasaki City Council and members of Kihara Foundation Bio Venture Alliance visited iCONM in May.
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  • 6.5.2019
    【News Coverage】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo)gave a talk at Link-J Networking Reception UCLA Health : Partnering with Industry to Advance Healthcare that held on 5/16. He talked about the academic exchange with UCLA that lasts for more than a decade.
  • 6.3.2019
    【Report】AccuRna, Inc. one of the participating institutions announced that they will start
    clinical trials for breast cancer treatment with SiRNA based nucleic acid medicines later this year.
  • 5.30.2019
    【Information】Professor Kazunori Kataoka, Director General of iCONM, was installed as an Honorary Member of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan.
  • 5.14.2019
    【Activity Report】May 14th (Tue.), COINS Seminar #44 was held at iCONM.
    Speaker: Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita
    Professor, Tokyo City University, Advanced Research Lab.
    Title: "MEMS Technology and Applications to Biomedical Field"
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  • 4.26.2019
    【TV】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo) is going to appear on TV program!
    • 29 April 8:00-10:30 AM Nippon Televison 『Sukkiri』
  • 4.26.2019
    【TV】Vice Director, Mr. Hirokazu Iwasaki is going to appear on TV program tomorrow!
    • 26 April 6:00PM TVK 『NEWS Harbor』
  • 4.23.2019
    【Press Release】We held a press conference by Kazunori KATAOKA(Director General, iCONM / Professor, The of Tokyo)and Kanjiro MIYATA, COINS Theme 1 leader(Associate Professor, The University of Tokyo / Visiting Scientist, iCONM). They succeeded in developing the Nucleic Acid Medicine-loaded Nanomachine, a technology that can stably protect nucleic acid drugs that are prone to deactivation in the bloodstream and deliver them to intractable cancers such as pancreatic cancer and brain tumors.
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    This research result was published in "Nature Communications (UK scientific journal)" on Wednessday, April 24, 2019.
    The articles regarding this matter were introduced on some newspapers.
    Click here for more details of the press conference. The list of media coverage
  • 4.22.2019
    【Activity Report】Ministry of Finance, Budget Bureau and MEXT visited iCONM in mid-April.
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  • 4.16.2019
    【Activity Report】COINS Seminar #43 was held at Kawasaki King Skyfront Tokyu REI Hotel.
    Part1
    Speaker: Mr. Kazuomi Iwatani
    Manager, Intellectual Property Division
    Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development(AMED)
    Title: "The briefing session of support program by Intellectual Property Division of AMED"

    Part2
    Speaker: Dr. Hiroatsu Nohara
    Associated Researcher, Affiliation: Lest-CNRS / Aix-Marseille University
    Title: "French medical cluster: the case of “Oncopole” in Toulouse"
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  • 4.14.2019
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar #44 at iCONM.
    May 14th (Tue.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15-18:15 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Hiroyuki Fujita
    Professor, Tokyo City University, Advanced Research Lab.
    Title: MEMS Technology and Applications to Biomedical Field

    Venue: Venue: Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM) 3F 3001 Access
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  • 4.9.2019
    【Award】Dr. Nobuhiro Nishiyama, Principal Research Scientist / Head of Nishiyama Laboratory, KAWASAKI INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL PROMOTION Innovation Center of NanoMedicine(iCONM) (Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology) was awarded The Prize for Science and Technology (Research Category) for The Commendation for Science and Technology by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.
    His research title was “Study on development and medical application of nanomachines based on polymer design".
  • 4.3.2019
    【Information】COINS SDGs promotion video has been completed. This is request from JST.
    We are proactively contributing to the achievement of the SDGs goal 3 of "Good health and well-being". We hope you enjoy it!
  • 4.1.2019
    【News Coverage】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s interview was introduced on THEMIS magazine (1 April).
    • Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director-General, Innovation Center of NanoMedicine faces the challenge to eliminate cancer and Alzheimer's disease with polymer micelle
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