NTD Asia 2018

Time Category Title Session Chairs/ Presenters
TUESDAY (AUGUST 21) / Room : 306A
9:40-9:55 Opening Ceremony
Welcome Message Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
Congratulatory Message Jong-Yil Chai (Korea Association of Health Promotion, Korea)
Parallel Session A / Room : 306A
Cellular and molecular biology of parasitic helminths Sung-Jong Hong (Chung-Ang University, Korea)
10:00-10:20 Keynote Somatic genome editing in the multicellular blood fluke Schistosoma mansoni Paul J. Brindley (George Washington University, USA)
10:20-10:40 Keynote A granulin growth factor secreted by the carcinogenic liver fluke, Opisthorchis viverrini, and its role in wound healing and carcinogenesis Michael Smout
10:40-10:50 OPEN FORUM
10:50-11:05 Presenter Infection with CRISPR/Cas9-gene-edited liver flukes attenuates virulence of Opisthorchis viverrini-induced hepatobiliary disease Thewarach Laha (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
11:05-11:20 Presenter Opisthorchiidae triad: Comparative genomics of the carcinogenic liver flukes using a draft genome of Opisthorchis felineus Viatcheslav A. Mordvinov (Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Russia)
11:20-11:35 Presenter Schistosoma japonicum IAP and Teg20 warrant tegumental integrity by inhibiting cellular apoptosis Guofeng Cheng (Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China)
11:35-11:50 OPEN FORUM
11:50-2:00 LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Session B / Room : 306B
Host-parasite interaction, immunology and pathogenesis Banchob Sripa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
10:00-10:20 Keynote Chronic helminth infections, altered immune responses and their consequence Maria Yazdanbakhsh (Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands)
10:20-10:40 Keynote Helminth glycans at the host-parasite interface Cornelis R. Hokke (Leiden University Medical Center, Netherlands)
10:40-10:50 OPEN FORUM
10:50-11:05 Presenter Pathological roles of enzymatically produced free radicals during Clonorchis sinensis infestation Jhang Ho Pak (Univ. of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Korea)
11:05-11:20 Presenter Proteomics studies of cytoplasmic membrane and lysosomal proteins expressed on TNF-α induced cholangiocarcinoma cell line Nantana Suwadittakul (Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
11:20-11:35 Presenter Expression of NKG2D receptor on CD4+ T cell subset in Opisthorchis viverrini (ov)-associated hepatobiliary abnormality Amonrat Jumnainsong (Khon Kean University, Thailand)
11:35-11:50 Presenter Macrophages with high phagocytic and proteolytic activities promote advanced periductal fibrosis in chronic Opisthorchis viverrini infection Kanin Salao (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
11:50-12:05 Presenter Characterization and diagnostic potential of a novel mucinase of the carcinogenic liver fluke Opisthorchis viverrini Sutas Suttiprapa (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
12:05-12:20 OPEN FORUM
12:20-14:00 LUNCH BREAK
Parallel Session C / Room : 306A
Clinical diagnosis and treatment Sung-Tae Hong (Seoul National University, Korea)
2:00-2:20 Keynote Challenges to development of new drugs for Neglected Tropical Diseases James McKerrow (UC, San Diego, USA)
2:20-2:30 OPEN FORUM
2:30-2:45 Presenter Efficacy and safety of tribendimidine versus praziquantel against Opisthorchis viverrini in Laos: An open-label, randomised, non-inferiority, phase 2 trial Somphou Sayasone (Lao Tropical and Public Health Institute, Laos)
2:45-3:00 Presenter Unusual linked thiol-based redox metabolism of parasitic helminths: Novel pathway for drug discovery Timir Tripathi (North-Eastern Hill University, India)
3:00–3:15 Presenter Trematodes/fascioliasis and hybridization: Global emergence and insights into epidemiology and genetics Than Hoa Le (Institute of Biotechnology (IBT) and Graduate University of Science and Technology (GUST), Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST), Vietnam)
3:15-3:30 OPEN FORUM
Parallel Session D / Room : 306A
NTD prevention and sustainable control Russel Stothard (Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
3:30-3:50 Keynote A COUNTDOWN on WHO 2020 Targets for control of NTDs with specific reference to African schistosomiasis (Russell Stothard Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK)
3:50-4:10 Keynote Taeniosis/cysticercosis in Bali, Indonesia: Before and after the eruption of Mt. Agung 2017 Akira Ito (Asahikawa Medical University, Japan)
4:10-4:20 OPEN FORUM
4:20-4:40 COFFEE BREAK
4:40-4:55 Presenter Detection of environmental DNA (eDNA) from Schistosoma japonicum and Oncomelania hupensis quadrasi: Potential utility for surveillance of schistosomiasis japonica in the Philippines Lydia Leonardo (University of the Philippines Diliman, Philippines)
4:55-5:10 Presenter Lawa model: Sustainable prevention and control measure against human opisthorchiasis using One Health approach in Thailand Sirikachorn Tangkawattana (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
5:10-5:25 Presenter Integrated school-based surveillance for soil-transmitted helminth infections and lymphatic filariasis in Tapanuli Selatan Districts, Indonesia Helena Ullyartha (Ministri of Health Indonesia, Indonesia)
5:25-5:40 Presenter Updates of Strongyloides stercoralis in Cambodia Virak Khieu (National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control, Ministry of Health, Cambodia)
5:40-5:50 OPEN FORUM
5:50-6:10 CLOSING