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Programme

30 October 2008 (Thursday)

Time Session
08:30—09:00 Methylprednisolone mechanisms in spinal cord injury
- Wise Young (US) (Presentation)
09:00—09:30 Effect of Lithium on Neuronal Differentiation of Neural Progenitor Cells in vitro and in vivo
- Wutian Wu (Hong Kong)  (Presentation)
09:30—10:00 The Current Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury in the 21st Century
- Kevin O. Lillehei (US)(Presentation)
10:00—10:30 Decorin and GRP-derived Astrocytes: New Technologies for Spinal Cord Repair
- Stephen Davies (US) (Presentation)
10:3010:40 Coffee Break
10:4011:10 Neural stem cell clones and spinal cord injury
- Marty Grumet(US)(Presentation)
11:10—11:40 The biological requirement for repairing the injured spinal cord: mechanisms gleaned from neural stem cell studies
- Yang D. Teng (US) (Presentation)
11:40—12:10 Early neurosurgical intervention of spinal cord contusion: an analysis of 30 ASIA A cases
- Gong Ju 鞠躬 / Hui Zhu 朱辉 (China) (Presentation)


31 October 2008 (Friday)

Time Session
08:00—08:30 Reknitting the injured spinal cord by self-assembling peptide nanofiber scaffold
- Kwok Fai So (Hong Kong)(Presentation)
08:30—09:00 Apoptosis and Inflammation after Spinal Cord Injury
- Michael Beattie (US)(Presentation)  
09:00—09:30 A challenge to auto-transplantation in neuro- and muscle-degenerative diseases
- Mari Dezawa (Japan)(Presentation)  
09:30—10:00 Optimizing cell based repair of SCI: cellular and physiological approaches
- Mark Noble (US)(Presentation)  
10:0010:10 Coffee Break
10:1010:20 Control of teratoma development after embryonic stem cell transplantation
- Yi Ren (US)(Presentation)
10:20—10:30 Scirr 10 Exerts its Powerful Neurotrophic Activity through Thyrotrophin-Releasing Hormone Receptor 2
- Shaojun Liu 刘少君 (China) (Presentation)  
10:30—10:40 Hypertonic saline reduces MRI measures of acute edema and hemorrhage in experimental spinal cord injury
- Michael Beattie, Geoffrey Manley (US)(Presentation)  
10:40—10:50 Spontaneous recovery of locomotion induced by remaining fibers after spinal cord transection in adult rats
- Siwei YOU 游思维 (China)(Presentation)  
10:50—11:00 Promotion of remyelination for the treatment of multiple sclerosis
- Wutian Wu (Hong Kong)(Presentation)  
11:0011:10 The Surgical Intervention of Thoracicolumbar Spine Fracture with Incomplete Paraplegia
- Ming Li 李明 (China)(Presentation)
11:1011:20 Lithium treatment on rat neonatal blood cells
- Dongming Sun (US) (Presentation)
11:2011:30 The Common Issues and Therapy Strategies in Spinal Cord Injury
- Shiqing FENG 冯世庆 (China)(Presentation)
11:3011:40 Effect of intrathecal papaverine on blood flow and secondary injury in injured cord
- Huiyong SHEN 沈惠勇 (China)(Presentation)
12:3013:30 Lunch Break
13:3015:30 Adult stem cells in Spinal Cord Injury
- Alok Sharma (India)(Presentation)
13:3015:30 Review of Spinal Cord Injury Cell Therapy in Korea
- Yoon Ha (Korea) (Presentation)
13:3015:30 Clinical Development of Fampridine (4-aminopyridine) in Multiple Sclerosis
- Andrew Blight (US)(Presentation)
13:3015:30 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)(Presentation)
15:3015:40 Coffee Break
15:4015:50 CN100 multicenter observational study report
- John Chen 陈有和 (Hong Kong) (Presentation)
15:5016:00 The Relationship between the Cause and the Degree of Spinal Cord Injuries
- Zhu HUI 朱辉 (China) (Presentation)
16:0016:10 Molecular mechanisms of the corticospinal tract regeneration after stem cell implantation
- Shinn-Zong LIN 林欣荣 (Taiwan) (Presentation)
16:1016:20 The Development and Problems of Disc Tissue Engineering
- Dike Ruan 阮狄克(China)(Presentation)
16:2016:30 The Strategy and Techniques to Avoid SCI in the Surgery of Thoracic Spinal Stenosis
- Zhuojing LUO 罗卓荆 (China) (Presentation)
16:3016:40 Epidemiology and general characteristics of the spinal cord injury patient in Taiwan
- Tzu-Yung Chen 陈子勇 (Taiwan) (Presentation)
16:4016:50 The Experimental Study of the Expression of Multiple Genes induced by Chronic virus and the Repair of SCI in Rats
- Xun Tang 汤逊(Presentation)
16:5017:00 A Case Report of a Muitidimensional Approach to Rehabilitation of a Medical Student with Complete High Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
- Junlong Su (Presentation)
17:0017:10 A New Gait Analysis Technique for Monitoring the FES-Assisted Paraplegic Walking Stability
- Yong HU 胡勇 (China) (Presentation)
17:10—17:20 Cadaveric and clinical studies of spinal osteotomies for traumatic fixed kyphotic deformity of thoracolumbar spine
- Tiansheng SUN 孙天胜(China) (Presentation)
17:2017:30 The Clinical Study of Medullary Stem Cell for SCI
- Jianhua LIN 林建华(China) (Presentation)
17:3017:40 The Mini-Invasive Techniques and Clinical Choices of Spinal Fracture
- Yue ZHOU 周跃 (China)(Presentation)
17:3018:00 Panel Discussion


1 November 2008 (Saturday)

(Presentation)
Time Session
08:00—08:30 The Functional Reconstruction of the Walking of Paraplegia by Translation of Ulnar Nerve
- Yan Wang 王岩 (China)(Presentation)
08:30—09:00 Funding for spinal cord injury research in the US
- Peter Carmel (US) (Presentation)
09:00—09:30 Total Disc Replacement in the Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy
- Wei Tian 田伟 (China)(Presentation)
09:30—10:00 The Surgical Intervention and Functional Reconstruction of Chronic SCI
- Shaocheng Zhang 张少成 (China)(Presentation)
10:0010:10 Coffee Break
10:10—10:10
- Dewei Zou (China)
10:20—10:30 ChinaSCINet Roadmap
- Wise Young (US)(Presentation)
10:30—10:40 The Primary Culture of Olfactory Ensheathing Cell and the Olfactory Ensheathing Cell Transplantation for Acute SCI in Rats
- Xijing HE 贺西京 (China)(Presentation)
10:50—11:00 The Complication of Percuteaneous Pedicle Instrumentation in Proxima Cervical Spine
- Yonglong Chi 迟永龙(China)(Presentation)
11:00—11:10 Transpedicle Spinal Osteotomy for Kyphosis with Paraplegia
- Yonggang Zhang 张永刚 (China)(Presentation)
11:20—11:30 The Choice of Intrumentation of Fracture Vertebrae in Thoracicolumbar Spine
- Wei Lei 雷伟 (China)(Presentation)
11:30—11:40 The Spinal Osteotomy for Old Post-traumatic Kyphosis in Thoracicolumbar Spine
- Zheng Wang 王征(China)(Presentation)
  Lunch Break
13:3015:30 Spinal Cord Injury: Progress in Clinical Care While Searching for a Cure
- Kristjan T. Ragnarsson (US)(Presentation)
13:3015:30 The Development of Functional Reconstruction of SCI
- Tianjian Zhou 周天健 (China)(Presentation)
13:3015:30 The Relationship between the Prognosis and Injury Type of Thoracicolumbar Spine
- Jian Jun Li 李建军 (China)(Presentation)
13:3015:30 The role of activity-dependent plasticity in rehabilitation
- Susan Harkema (US)(Presentation)
15:30—15:40 Coffee Break
15:40—15:50 Using Reflex Conditioning to Improve Motor Function after Spinal Cord Injury
- Xiang Yang Chen (US)(Presentation)
15:50—16:00 Measuring a Broad Spectrum of Clinically Relevant Outcomes after Experimental Spinal Cord Injury
- Jacque Bresnahan (US)(Presentation)
16:0016:10 The Clinical Characteristics and the Treatment of SCI without Dislocation
- Yi Hong 洪毅(China)(Presentation)
16:1016:20 The Mini-Invasive Spinal Technique with Navigation
- Lin Xu 徐林(China)(Presentation)
16:2016:30 The Functional Reconstruction of Respiration of High-Level Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
- Jun Tan 谭军(China)(Presentation)
16:3016:40 Reoperation of Spinal Tuberculosis
- Yuanzheng Ma 马远征(China)(Presentation)
16:40—16:50 The Study of Stretch Injury of Spinal Cord
- Ji Wu 伍骥(China)(Presentation)
16:50—17:00 The Classification and treatment of Height Loss and Kyphosis Induced by Spinal Fracture in Old People
- Chunde Li 李淳德(China)(Presentation)
17:00—17:10 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)(Presentation)
17:10—17:20 The Surgery Choice and the Clinical Effects of High-Level Cervical Spinal Cord Compression
- Dingjun Hao 郝定钧(China)(Presentation)

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