Invited Speakers

Professor Bruno ZILBERSTEIN
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Director of the Gastrointestinal Surgical Division of the Hospital das Clinicas of the School of Medicine of São Paulo University, Brazil

Professor Han-Kwang YANG
(M.D., Ph.D., FACS)

Department of Surgery
Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

Professor Takeshi SANO
(M.D., Ph.D., FACS)

Department Director, Gastroenterological Surgery
Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan

 

Professor William Allum
(BSc MD FRCS FRCS)
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Department of Upper GI surgeon
the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
UK

Professor Paulo Assumpcao

Research Oncology Center
Federal University of Para
Brazil

Professor Jae Moon Bae

Department of Surgery
Samsung Medical Center
Korea

Dr. Elisa Ryoka Baba
(MD, Ph.D)

Department of Gastroenterology
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Professor Gian Luca Baiocchi

3rd Division of General Surgery
Spedali Civili of Brescia
University of Brescia School of Medicine
Italy

Associate Professor Carlos Benavides

Faculty of Medicine
University of Chile
Chile

Associate Professor Alex Boussioutas

Department of Medicine
The Royal Melbourne Hospital
University of Melbourne
Australia

Professor Hideo Baba

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery
Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Kumamoto University
Japan

Professor Murray Brennan

Vice President of International Programs
Director of the Bobst International Center
USA

Professor Fátima Carneiro

Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology
University of Porto
Portugal

Professor S.M. Chandramohan

First Director
Institute of Surgical Gastroenterology
Madras Medical College
Chennai,India.

Professor Il Ju Choi

Department of Cancer Control and Policy
Graduate school of Cancer Science and Policy

Professor Natalie Coburn

Department of Surgical Oncology
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Canada

Professor Jae-Ho Cheong

Director of Research Affairs
Yonsei University College of Medicine
Korea

Professor Michel P. Coleman

Department of Non-Communicable Disease Epidemiology
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
UK

Dr. Wilson Luiz da Costa Junior

Department of Abdominal Surgery
A. C. Camargo Cancer Center
Brazil

Professor Maurizio Degiuli

Oncological and Digestive Surgery
San Luigi University Hospital
Italy

Professor Stefan von Delius

Head of Interdisciplinary Endoscopy Unit of the Klinikum
rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München in Munich
Germany

Professor Giovanni De Manzoni

Department of Surgery
University of Verona
Italy

Professor Wobbe de Steur

Department of surgery
Leiden University Medical Center
Netherlands

Professor Domenico D'Ugo

Department of surgery
Catholic University of Rome
Italy

Professor Tsuyoshi Etoh

Chief
Gastrointestinal Surgery Division
Department of Gastroenterological and Pediatric Surgery
Oita University
Japan

Professor Dai-ming Fan

Academician
Chinese Academy of Engineering
China

Dr. Maiko Fujimori

Japan Support Center for Suicide Countermeasures
National Center for Neurology Psychiatry
Japan

Professor Takeo Fukagawa

Chief of Gastric Surgery Division
National Cancer Center Hospital
Japan

Professor Carlos A. Garcia Carrasco

Department of Surgery
Campus Centro, University of Chile
Chile

Dr Kazuhisa Ehara

Associate Director, Division of Gastric Surgery
Saitama Cancer Center
Japan

Professor Alfredo Garofalo

Department of GI Surgical Oncology and Peritoneum
National Cancer Center "Regina Elena"
Italy

Professor Markus Gerhard

Institute of Medical Microbiology
Technische Universit?t München
Germany

Dr Francesco Giganti

Clinical-research fellow - University College Hospital London
UK

Professor Naoki Hiki

Gastroenterological Surgery
Cancer Institute Hospital
Japan

Professor Woo Jin Hyung

Department of Surgery
Yonsei University College of Medicine
Korea

Professor Richard Van Hillegersberg

Department of Surgery
University Medical Center Utrecht
Netherlands

Dr Yelena Y Janjigian
(MD, DVM, Ph.D.)

Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology
Memorial Sloan Kettirng Cancer Center
US

Associate Professor Carlos Jacob
(DVM, Ph.D.)

Department of Gastroenterology
University of Sao Paulo School of Medicine
Brazil

 

Professor Brendan John Jenkins

Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases

Hudson Institute of Medical Research

Australia

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Professor Wen G. Jiang

Cardiff China Medical Research Collaborative (CCMRC)
Cardiff University School of Medicine
UK

Professor David Herman IIson

Department of Medicine
Gastrointestinal Service
US

Dr.Seiichiro Kanaya(DVM, Ph.D.)

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Osaka Red Cross Hospital
Japan

Professor Paulo Kassab

Department of Surgery
Santa Casa Medical School
San Paulo, Brazil

Dr Jong-Heun Kim

Director of Mental Health Clinic, National Cancer Center, Korea
President, Korean Psychosomatic Society

Professor Yeul Hong Kim

Department of Medical Oncology
Korea University College of Medicine
Korea

Professor Woong Sub Koom

Associate professor, Department of Radiation Oncology
Yonsei University College of Medicine
Korea

Professor Takahiro Kinoshita

Division of Gastric Surgery
National Cancer Center Hospital East
Japan

Professor Yuko Kitagawa

Department of Surgery
Keio University School of Medicine

Professor Masaki Kitajima

Vice Chairman
Board of Trustees
Honorary President and Professor
International University of Health and Welfare
Tokyo, Japan

Dr. Arto Kokkola

Department of gastrointestinal surgery
Helsinki University Hospital
Finland

Professor Yasuhiro Kodera

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery
Nagoya University, Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Professor Wojciech Kielan

2nd Department of General and Oncological Surgery
Wroclaw Medical University
Poland

Professor Hyung-Ho Kim

Department of surgery
Seoul National University College of Medicine
Korea

Professor Young-Woo Kim

Department of Cancer Control and Policy
Graduate School of Cancer Science and Policy

Professor Piotr Kolodziejczyk

1st Department Surgery
Jagiellonian University
Poland

Professor Martin S. Karpeh

Department of Surgery
New Jersey Medical School
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
US

Professor Hitoshi Katai

Department of Gastric Surgery Division
National Cancer Center Hospital
Japan

Professor Yukinori Kurokawa

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery
Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine
Japan

Professor Marcis Leja

Director of Institute of Clinical and Preventive Medicine
University of Latvia
Latvia

Professor Trevor Leong

Director of the Division of Radiation Oncology and Cancer Imaging at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Professor Yi-Chia Lee

Department of Internal Medicine
National Taiwan University
Chinese Taipei

Professor Florian Lordick

Director of the University Cancer Center Leipzig (UCCL)
University Medicine Leipzig
Germany

Professor Laercio Gomes Lourenço

President
Brazilian Gastric Cancer Association
Sao Paulo, Brazil

Professor Yoshiaki Ito

Department of Medicine
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine
National University of Singapore

Professor Carlos Alberto Malheiros

Department of Surgery
Santa Casa Medical School
San Paulo, Brazil

Professor Paul F. Mansfield

Vice President, Acute Care Services
Professor, Department of Surgical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Houston, Texas USA

Professor Hans-Joachim Meyer

Secretary General of the German Society of Surgery
President of the Professional Association of German Surgeons
Germany

Professor Daniele Marrelli

General Surgery and Surgical Oncology
University of Siena
Italy

Dr. Davide Melisi

Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology
Digestive Molecular Cinical Oncology Research Unit
University of Verona
Italy

Professor Paolo Morgagni

Surgical Department
Forlì General Hospital
Italy

Professor Young-Jae MOK

Department of Gastroenterological Surgery
Korea University Guro Hospital
Korea

Professor Stefan P.Mönig

Head of Upper-Gi-Surgery, Geneva University Hospital
Switzerland

Professor Yusuke NAKAMURA

Department of Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Surgery
Deputy Director, Center for Personalized Therapeutics
The University of Chicago, USA

Professor Shoji Natsugoe

Chairman of Department of Digestive Surgery, and Breast and Thyroid Surgery
Kagoshima Graduate School of Medical Sciences
Kagoshima University
Japan

Professor Toshirou Nishida

Department of Surgery
National Cancer Center Hospital
Japan

Professor Sung-Hoon NOH
(M.D., Ph.D., FACS)

Department of Surgery
Yonsei Cancer Center
Yonsei University Health System
Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea

Professor Eiji Nomura

Department of Gastroenterological and General Surgery
Tokai University Hachioji Hospital
Tokyo, Japan

Associate Professor Jorge Ohana

Faculty of Medicine of Federal
University of Pará
Brazil

Professor Ken Ohata

Deapartment of Endoscopy
NTT Medical Center Tokyo
Japan

Professor Atsushi Ohtsu

National Cancer Center Hospital East
Japan

Associate Professor Naohide Oue

Department of Molecular Pathology
Hiroshima University Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences
Japan

Professor Amilcare Parisi

Department of Digestive Surgery and Gastroenterology
St. Mary's Hospital of Terni
Italy

Professor Cho Hyun Park

Department of Surgery
The Catholic University of Korea
Korea

Professor Young Kyu Park

Department of Surgery
Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital
Korea

Professor Pauli Puolakkainen

Department of Surgery
Helsinki University Hospital
University of Helsinki
Finland

Professor Stefano Rausei
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Department of Surgery
University of Insubria, Italy

Professor Sun Young Rha

Medical Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine
Vice-director, Songdang Institute for Cancer Research
Yonsei University College of Medicine

Professor Franco Roviello
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Department of Oncology
University of Siena School of Medicine
Italy

Professor Keun Won Ryu
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Gastric Cancer Branch
National Cancer Center
Korea

Professor Ulysses Ribeiro, Jr
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Professor Ulysses Ribeiro, Jr
Department of Gastroenterology
University of São Paulo School of Medicine
Brazil

Professor Adriana Vaz Safatle-Ribeiro
(M.D., Ph.D.)

Professor Adriana Vaz Safatle-Ribeiro(MD, PhD)
Department of Gastroenterology
University of São Paulo Medical School
Brazil

Taru Pipsa Paulina Salminen

Chief of acute care surgery
Turku University Hospital

Dr. Luca Saragoni

Pathologist, General Hospital G.B.Morgagni-L.Pierantoni of Forlì
The Laboratory of Oncologic and Clinic Cytology
Department of Pathology
Forlì, Italy

Professor Mitsuru Sasako

Department of Multidisciplinary Surgical Oncology
Hyogo College of Medicine
Japan

Professor Yasuyuki Seto

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Tokyo University
Japan

Professor Mark Smithers

Discipline of Surgery
University of Queensland
Australia

Professor Jimmy B Y So

Department of Surgery
National University Hospital Singapore
Singapore

Professor Winnie K.W.SO

The Nethersole School of Nursing
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

Professor Kyo Young SONG

Department of Surgery
The Catholic University of Korea
Korea

Professor Vivian Strong

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Department of Surgery

Dr. Masanori Tokunaga

Division of Gastric Surgery
Shizuoka Cancer Center
Japan

Dr. Patrick Tan

Programme in Cancer & Stem Cell Biology
Duke-NUS Medical School
Singapore

Professor Laura H. Tang

Department of Pathology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
US

Professor Masanori Terashima

Division of Gastric Surgery
Shizuoka Cancer Center
Japan

Assistant Professor Fabio Thuler

Santa Casa Medical School (Brazil) – Gastric Surgery Division

Dr. Enkhamgalan Tsiiregzen

Department of surgery
International Medical Center
Mongolia

Professor Mikhail Ter-Ovanesov (MD, Ph.D)

Thoracic Department
Moscow Municipal Oncological Hospital

Professor Kurt Ulm

Department of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology
Technical University Munich
Germany

Professor Toshikazu Ushijima

Division of Epigenomics
National Cancer Center Research Institute
Japan

Professor Donald L. van der Peet

Department of Surgery
VU University Medical Center
Holland

Dr.Roger VONMOOS

Head of Medical Oncology/Haematology in the Department of Oncology and Haematology
Kantonsspital Graubünden in Chur
Switzerland

Assistant Professor Antonio Carlos Weston (M.D., Ph.D.)

Assistant Professor, Surgery in Lutheran University of Brazil
Chief, The Medical Residency in General Surgery
Director, The Brazilian Gastric Cancer Association

Dr. Bas P.L. Wijnhoven

Department of Surgery
Erasmus University Medical Center
Netherlands

Professor Jie Willey

Breast Medical Oncology
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
US

Professor Christian Wittekind

Professor of Pathology
Chairman Institute of Pathology
University of Leipzig

Associate Clinical Professor Yanghee Woo

Department of Surgery
City of Hope
US

Professor Toshiharu Yamaguchi

Director of the Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Cancer Institute Hospital
Japan Foundation for Cancer Research
Japan

Dr Xue-xian Yan

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Singapore General Hospital
Chongqing Medical University
China

Progessor Wataru Yasui

Department of Molecular Pathology
Institute of Biomedical & Health Sciences
Hiroshima University
Japan

Progessor Patsy Yates

Head, School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
President Elect, International Society of Nurses in Cancer Care

Progessor Kazuhiro Yoshida

Department Surgical Oncology
Gifu University, Graduate School of Medicine

Progessor Takaki Yoshikawa (MD, Ph.D)

Assistant Hospital Director
Medical Management Director
Kanagawa Cancer Center
Japan

Progessor Osmar Kenji Yagi

Department of Gastroenterology
University of Sao Paulo
Brazil

Progessor Jun Yu

Department of Medicine and Therapeutics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China

Professor Qi-min Zhan

Academician
Chinese Academy of Engineering
China

Dr. Xue Qin Yu

Research Fellow
Cancer Research Division
Cancer Council New South Wales
Australia

 

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