Professor of biological psychiatry, WFSBP President (Japan)
Prof. Masatoshi Takeda, president of World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP), one of the world’s most prominent scientists of biological psychiatry, will discuss about his area of expertise in Congress Press Conference, Keynote Lecture and Symposiums.
Prof. Masatoshi Takeda studied biochemistry and molecular genetics in Tokyo U (Tokyo, Japan), biochemistry in Dartmouth College (New Hampshire, USA), and medical science in Osaka U (Osaka, Japan) to earn M.D. in 1979 and Ph.D. in 1983. After post-doc research experience in University of Florida (Gainesville, USA) and Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, USA), he has been involved with research in neurochemistry, molecular biology of psychiatric and neurological disorders.
Since 1996, Prof. Takeda is the chairman professor of Department of Psychiatry, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. He was elected as WFSBP President Elect (2013-2015) to serve as WFSBP President (2015-2019) , and currently is also the President of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry.
Previously, served as the President of International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA), the President of Japanese Society of Biological Psychiatry, a Board member of Japanese Society of Psychiatry & Neurology (JSPN), Japanese Society of Psychoneuropharmacology, Japanese Society of Dementia Research, Japanese Psychogeriatric Society, Japanese Society of Neurochemistry and many academic societies.
He has published over 300 original papers in English, and over 300 review papers in psychogeriatrics, and biological and clinical psychiatry. He is also the Editor-in-Chief of Psychogeriatrics (official journal of Japanese Psychogeriatric Society), Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences (official journal of JSPN), Japanese Journal of Psychiatry and Neurology (official journal of JSPN in Japanese), Cognition and Dementia, and Schizophrenia Frontier.
His recent research interest covers molecular biology of Alzheimer ’s disease, clinicopathology of schizophrenia, cognitive impairment in psychiatric disorders including, late life depression, PTSD and sleep disorders.
CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK) – WPA President. Helen Herrman (Australia) – WPA President-Elect. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India) – WPA Secretary General. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Michelle B. Riba (USA) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Afzal Javed (UK / Pakistan) – WPA […]
CHAIR Tsuyoshi Akiyama (Japan) CO-CHAIR Jaanus Harro (Estonia) SPEAKER THEMES Masatoshi Takeda (Japan): Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease and Cognitive Reserve. Min Soo Lee (South Korea): The Current Issue of Psychopharmacology in Korea: focus on depression DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.
SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK): Acknowledgements. Helen Herrman (Australia): Acknowledgements. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan): Acknowledgements. Jyrki Korkeila (Finland): Acknowledgements. Alvydas Navickas (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. Sigita Lesinskienė (Lithuania): Acknowledgements. (Look on map: Katedros a. 4, Vilnius) Please note that registration for this social event is mandatory. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER VIEW FULL DESCRIPTION
CHAIR Paul Summergrad (USA) CO-CHAIR Masatoshi Takeda (Japan) SPEAKER THEMES Paul Summerland (USA): Challenges in Medical Psychiatric Diagnoses. Elena Meškauskaitė (Lithuania): Acute and Transient Psychotic Disorder. Mariana Paim Santos (Brazil): Psychosis related to Alzheimer Disease. Rūta Mameniškienė (Lithuania): Forced Normalization in Patients with Epilepsy. DESCRIPTION To be confirmed.
Address: Parliament of Lithuania (Gedimino pr. 53, Entrance at Building 3, Vilnius) PARTICIPANTS Agnė Širinskienė (Lithuanian Parliament, Chair of the Committee of Health, Lithuania) Aurelijus Veryga (Lithuanian Ministry of Health, Lithuania) Dinesh Bhugra (WPA President, UK) Helen Herrman (WPA President Elect, Australia) Masatoshi Takeda (WFSBP President, Japan) Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (WPA Secretary General, India) Alvydas Navickas […]