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  • Registration has been opened now!
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar #39 at iCONM.
    December 7th (Fri.) 11:00–12:00
    Speaker: Dr. Yan Lee
    Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry,
    Seoul National University (SNU), Korea
    Title: "β-acid amide-based materials: charge-conversion chemistry and new polymeric materials"

    Venue: Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM) 3F 3001 Access
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  • Registration has been opened now!
    【Information】COINS, the main project of iCONM, will hold the 5th COINS Symposium.

    Date: Dec. 14(Fri.)13:00~(Registration starts at 12:30)
    Venue: Ground Floor & 4th Floor, Public Interest Incorporated Foundation, Kawasaki Institute of Industrial Promotion, Kawasaki City Industrial Promotion Hall
    Language: Japanese & English *Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
    Research mixer: 5000yen
    Registration Fee: Free
    * Please register online.

    The symposium website can be found here.
  • 11.15.2018
    Feature article of "In-body hospitals" which is the core theme of iCONM / COINS was published in Nature.
    Following Prof. Kazunori Kataoka's interview article, the efforts of iCONM / COINS, National Cancer Research Center East Hospital, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Braizon Therapeutics and Quantum Science and Technology Research and Development organization are introduced.
  • 11.5.2018
    【News Coverage】Director-General, Dr. Kataoka's research was introduced on Nipponkeizai Newspaper.
  • 10.28.2018
    【News Coverage】COINS member Dr. Takahiro Ochiya (National Cancer Center Research Institute) 's group and their research was introduced on Nipponkeizai Newspaper.
  • 10.19.2018
    Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s article "Enhanced intracellular Delivery of siRNA by Controlling ATP-Responsivity of Phenylboronic Acid-Functionalized Polyion Complex Micelles" published in Macromolecular Bioscience was one of the journal's top 20 most downloaded recent papers amongst artiacles published between July 2016 and June 2018.
  • 10.15.2018
    【News Coverage】Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo) and Dr. Yasutaka Anraku (Assistant Professor, The University of Tokyo)'s research was introduced on Nipponkeizai Newspaper.
  • 10.10.2018
    【Activity Report】iCONM exhibited a booth at "Bio Japan 2018".
    Please click here for details
  • 10.3.2018
    【Activity Report】September 10th (Wed.) , COINS Seminar #37 was held at iCONM.
    Speaker: Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert
    Prof. of Organic-/Macromolecular Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
    Title: " New pharmapolymers and nanoparticles for applications in nanomedicine "
    Click here for details
  • 9.29.2018
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar #38 at iCONM.
    October 29th (Mon.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15-18:00 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Weibo Cai
    Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

    Title: "Molecular Imaging, Image-Guided Drug Delivery, and Theranostics"

    Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM
    Click here for details.
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 9.25.2018
    【Activity Report】September 10th (Mon.) , COINS Seminar #36 was held at iCONM.
    Speaker: Dr. Kazue Kurihara
    Professor, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe), Tohoku University
    Title: "Surface Forces Measurement for Materials Science, Applications for Polymer Brush and Gel"
    Click here for details
  • 9.20.2018
    【Activity Report】We had a fire drills at iCONM.
  • 9.12.2018
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar Vol.37 at iCONM.
    October 3rd (Wed.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15-18:15 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert
    Professor of Organic-/Macromolecular Chemistry, Friedrich Schiller University Jena
    Title: "New pharmapolymers and nanoparticles for applications in nanomedicine"

    Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM
    Click here for details.
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 9.10.2018
    【Activity Report】September 10th (Mon.) , COINS Seminar #35 was held at LiSE.
    Speaker: Shin Kwak, MD, PhD
    Visiting Scientist, University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Medicine
    Title: "ALS-targeted therapy and biomarker development"
    Click here for details
  • 9.10.2018
    【Activity Report】The “JST Fair 2018 - Future Industrial Creation with Scientific Technology,” which was organized by JST, was held at Tokyo Big site on Aug. 30 (Thurs.) and Aug. 31 (Fri.). COINS exhibited our research contents at our booth.
    Please click here for details
  • 9.4.2018
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar Vol.36 at iCONM.
    September 25th (Tue.) 16:00–17:15
    Speaker: Dr. Kazue Kurihara
    Professor, New Industry Creation Hatchery Center (NICHe), Tohoku University
    Title: "Surface Forces Measurement for Materials Science, Applications for Polymer Brush and Gel"

    Venue: Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM) room 3001 Access
    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 8.31.2018
    【Activity Report】Students from Yokohama City University and a group of Merck Pharma Japan visited iCONM.
    Related page is here
  • 8.31.2018
    【Information】Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director General of Innovation Center of NanoMedicine (iCONM) was awarded the honorary doctorate (Doktor der Naturwissenshaften ehrenhalber; Dr. rer. Nat. H. C.) from Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz University) in Germany.

    The honorary doctorate of Mainz University is awarded to researchers who have globally achieved exceptionally high level of performance. This time, Dr. Kataoka's research titled "Development of Polymer Therapeutics and Their Application to Cancer Treatment" was highly appreciated in the Faculty of "Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science and Earth Sciences" and it was the first time in eight years for the Faculty to be awarded.
    The award ceremony was held at Mainz University in August 31, and a commemorative symposium was held at the same time.
    Click here for the details.
    Program
  • 8.10.2018
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar Vol.35 at iCONM.
    September 10th (Mon.) 16:15–17:30 (Research Mixer 17:35-18:30 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Shin Kwak, MD, PhD
    Visiting Scientist, University of Tokyo,
    Graduate School of Medicine

    Title: "ALS-targeted therapy and biomarker development"

    Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM
    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 8.1.2018
    【Activity Report】”King Skyfront Summer Science Event 2018,” organized by Kawasaki City, was held on Wednesday, August 1.
    Click here for details.
  • 7.31.2018
    【Activity Report】Mr. Kajiyama, Minister of State for Special Mission of Cabinet Office, members of Yokohama city council, Ota ward council, Yokosuka city council and National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) visited iCONM.
    Related page is here.
  • 7.22.2018
    【Activity Report】AccuRna, Inc. was featured in the episode of the highly acclaimed TV series, Innovations TV with Ed Begley, Jr., aired on Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 (U.S. time) via CNBC.
    Related page is here.
  • 7.20.2018
    【Activity Report】iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka had lectuer at Kawasaki Institute of Industrial Promotion Ceremony of Celebrating 30th Anniversary and it was introduced on some newspapers.
  • 7.18.2018
    【Award】Akira Matsumoto (Associate Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University) was received 2nd Japan Bioindustry Association Award for Young Scientists.
    His research title was "Development of “electronics-free” and totally synthetic artificial pancreas".
  • 7.18.2018
    【TV】iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka is going to appear on TV program. He'll talking about the potencial of In-body hospitals for Cancer.
  • 7.11.2018
    【TV】iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka is going to appear on TV program. He'll talking about the potencial of In-body hospitals for Cancer.
  • 7.9.2018
    【Activity Report】July 9th (Mon.), COINS Seminar #34 was held at LiSE.
    Speaker: Mr.Toshio NAGAE
                  Pharma Business Consultant, PeptiDream, HMT
                  Representative, Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Title: "Value Optimization of JP-origin Drugs/DDS, Issues and Alternative Solutions"
    Click here for details.
  • 6.30.2018
    【Activity Report】Members of Kawasaki Minami-Yushinkai, 2018 Pharmaceutical Radiation Workshop visited iCONM.
    Related page is here
  • 6.26.2018
    【Award】Mr. Naoto Yoshinaga (Trainee of iCONM, The University of Tokyo) received The Best Oral Presentation Award from the 34th Annual Meeting of the Japan Society of Drug Delivery System.
    • Title: Stabilization of mRNA loading polyplex micelle structure by using small number of cholesteryl RNA oligonucleotides for efficient mRNA translation in mouse lung
  • 6.25.2018
    【Information】iCONM scientists are challenging crowd-funding.
    As part of research towards the realization of Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director-General's "In-body hospitals",
    "Glioblastoma Multiforme treatment" is the theme this time.
  • 6.21.2018
    【TV】 iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka is going to appear on TV program. He'll talking about the potencial of In-body hospitals for Alzheimer's disease.
  • 6.19.2018
    【Activity Report】 10th COINS General meeting was held on June 19th.
    Related page is here.
  • 6.12.2018
    【News Coverage】iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka's interview was introduced on Nikkan Gendai.
  • 6.10.2018
    【Information】We will hold the COINS Seminar Vol.34 at iCONM.
    July 9th (Mon.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15~18:15 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Mr.Toshio NAGAE
    Pharma Business Consultant, PeptiDream, HMT
    Position: Representative, Audit & Supervisory Board Member
    Title: "Value Optimization of JP-origin Drugs/DDS, Issues and Alternative Solutions"

    Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM
    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 5.28.2018
    【Information】iCONM scientists are challenging crowd-funding.
    As part of research towards the realization of Dr. Kazunori Kataoka, Director-General's "In-body hospitls",
    "Pancreatic cancer treatment" is the theme this time. Thank you for your kind support!
  • 5.25.2018
    【Activity Report】The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, USA visited iCONM.
    Related page is here
  • 5.25.2018
    【News】iCONM Director-General, Dr. Kataoka's interview was posted in academist Journal. iCONM special page will appear in "academist" specialized in crowd-funding in a few days!
  • 5.25.2018
    【Information】iCONM opened Twitter and Facebook.
    Focusing on news and events of COINS, iCONM will continue to transmit the information globally toward realization of "In-body hospitals" from Kawasaki.
    We appreciate your retweet, follow & like! Thank you.
  • 5.14.2018
    【Activity Report】 May 14th (Mon.), COINS Seminar #33 was held at LiSE.
    Speaker: Dr. Mariko Harada-Shiba
                  Director, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
    Title: "Development of antisense drug targeting refractory dyslipidemia"
    Click here for details.
  • 5.14.2018
    【News Coverage】The interview of Director General, Dr. Kazunori Kataoka (Professor, The University of Tokyo) was introduced on Shuukangendai.
    • Photo reportage: Mankind overcomes "cancer" by Nanomedicine
  • 5.1.2018
    【Information】The new King SkyFront promotion Video is launched at KING SkyFront site.
    KING SkyFront PR Video "Dream"

    Dr. Mochida, Dr. Quder, Dr. Liu and Dr. Gonzalez-Cater is on the video, please take a look.
    Also, the short version will be on the big screen at JR Kawasaki station from this summer.
  • 4.30.2018
    【Activity Report】Some group visited iCONM on April.
    Taiwan National Changhua Senior High School
    National War College, US
  • 4.27.2018
    【News Coverage】The interview of Visiting Scientist, Dr. Yasutaka Anraku (Assistant professor, The University of Tokyo) was introduced on Kawasaki Shisei Dayori.
    • The future starting from the coastal area
      Research of nanomachines that deliver the drug to brain is on the way
  • 4.25.2018
    【Information】 We will hold the COINS Seminar#33 at iCONM.
    May 14th (Mon.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15~18:15 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Mariko Harada-Shiba
    Director, National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
    Title: "Development of antisense drug targeting refractory dyslipidemia"

    Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM

    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 4.24.2018
    【Activity Report】 April 24th (Tue.), COINS Seminar #32 was held at LiSE.
    Speaker: Dr. Takao Inoue
    Chief of laboratory, National Institute of Health Sciences
    Title: "Trend of development and regulation of oligonucleotide therapeutics"
    Click here for details.
  • 4.10.2018
    【Information】 We will hold the COINS Seminar#32 at iCONM.
    April 24th (Tue.) 16:00–17:15 (Research Mixer 17:15~18:45 *JPY500)
    Speaker: Dr. Takao Inoue
    Chief of laboratory, National Institute of Health Sciences
    Title: "Trend of development and regulation of oligonucleotide therapeutics"

    ♦Venue has changed!♦
    New Venue: Life Science & Enviroment research center. (LiSE) 1F Conference room Access
    *It's located opposite side of iCONM

    Click here for details.(Japanese Only)
    *Registration is now closed.
  • 4.1.2018
    【News Coverage】The interview of Visiting Scientist, Dr. Shigehito Osawa (Assistant professor, Tokyo University of Science) was introduced on Kawasaki city Shiseiyouran2018.
    • Kawasaki Municipal Directory
      Special feature: People of Kawasaki Passion x Unity
      No.3 Technology
      Hope to make medicine from King SkyFront
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