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August 29, 2018

KinoPharma and National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology Launch Collaborative Research Project for Exploring New Drug Development for Alzheimers Disease

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June 8, 2018

Tau steal the motivation in Alzheimers disease

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June 6, 2018

Neuromolecular basis of faded perception helps to understand derealization symptoms

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June 6, 2018

Intratumoral evaluation of 3D microvasculature and nanoparticle distribution using a Gd-dendron modified nano-liposomal contrast agent with MRI

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May 8, 2018

National Strategy Zone in Chiba; The first trainee will arrive
The foreign oncologist will start training of Carbon Ion Radiotherapy at NIRS/QST

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May 8, 2018

New insight into DNA double-strand break repair mechanism mediated by non-histone protein acetylation

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March 2, 2018

Forced lipophagy in mouse embryo

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January 25, 2018

Reports on PET Imaging Physics Research

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January 19, 2018

Novel mechanism for the maintenance of the undifferentiated state of mouse ES cells by O-GlcNAc

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September 21, 2017

NIRS designated as an IAEA Capacity Building Centre for radiation emergency medical preparedness

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September 5, 2017

QST Receives MHLW Minister's Award for Elmammo, a PET Device Dedicated for Breast Cancer

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June 29, 2017

Dosimetry and radiography of a-particles targeting cancer cells for radioimmunotherapy

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June 29, 2017

Development of alpha-radioimmunotherapy for peritoneal metastasis of gastric cancer

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January 12, 2017

International Open Laboratory Symposium 2017

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December 12, 2016

The ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania to Japan visited QST-NIRS

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October 26, 2016

IAEA-NIRS, QST Training course on heavy ion radiotherapy

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May 17, 2016

Press Release: Cancer diagnostic innovation with nanomachine contrast agents.

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January 8, 2016

NIRS and Toshiba Complete World's First Rotating Gantry with Superconducting Technology for Heavy-ion Radiotherapy System

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November 24, 2015

Participate in Japanese booth exhibition of IAEA general meetings.

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November 18, 2015

2nd International Symposium on Heavy-Ion Radiotherapy and Advanced Technology

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Oct0ber 14, 2015

IAEA/NIRS Technical Meeting, Future of Biodosimetry in Asia:Promoting a Regional Network

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Oct0ber 1, 2015

IAEA-NIRS Workshop on heavy ion radiotherapy

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August 28, 2015

Morphological changes of Japanese fir trees within the highly contaminated area around the F1NPP was investigated.

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June 2, 2015

NIRS President Yonekura Elected as UNSCEAR Chairman

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April 15, 2015

Japan-China Joint Seminar on Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry (JCSRC 2015)

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November 14, 2014

WHO Collaborating Center Symposium "Children and Radiation", Tokyo, Japan, 8-9 December 2014

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October 30, 2014

HIMAC International Symposium 2015 - 20th Year Anniversary Event -

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August 7, 2014

IAEA-NIRS Workshop on heavy ion radiotherapy

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July 17, 2014

Got a prize at the 2014 Alzheimer's Association International Conference

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July 3, 2014

Joint Symposium in Colorado, USA
Photon, Proton, and Carbon Ion Radiotherapy: Advances in Basic, Translational and Clinical Research

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May 27, 2014

NIRS second term IOL final report was completed in March 2014.

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May 20, 2014

CALL FOR PROPOSAL OF EXPERIMENTS AT "HIMAC"

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May 16, 2014

NIRS Open House Day

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April 17, 2014

US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy visited NIRS
- For the promotion of research partnership between National Institute of Radiological Sciences and two U.S. universities -

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February 20, 2014

IAEA Collaborating Centre Commemorative Symposium
"NIRS' Cooperation with IAEA on Global Health Issues in the Radiology Field"

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November 13, 2013

HIMAC Training Workshop on the medical physics aspects of heavy ion radiotherapy

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October 31, 2013

High Purity Plastics Greatly Improve the Propagation of Radiation-induced Light: Fundamental Research Contributes to Radiation Measurements in Decontamination Operations

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October 31, 2013

Discovery of a New Mechanism for Wavelength Conversion of of Light by a Plastic Material
~ A wide range of applications are expected, including the conversion of ultraviolet to visible light ~

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October 7, 2013

NIRS & MedAustron Joint Symposium on Carbon Ion Radiotherapy

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September 9-13, 2013

The 15th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS'13)

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June 4, 2013

The Cancer Symposium: Advanced Radiation Oncology Treatment Strategies with Photon, Proton, and Carbon Ion Radiation

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May 27, 2013

NIRS Workshop on PET Imaging Physics and Applications (PIPA2013)

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March 7, 2013

Joint Symposium 2013 on Carbon Ion Radiotherapy

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December 21, 2012

NIRS International Symposium in collaboration with IAEA Tackle the Challenges: Low Dose Radiation Effect on Human Body

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September 21, 2012

The 15th International Conference on Ion Sources (ICIS' 13)

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September 7, 2012

NIRS Launches a Cutting-edge Research Project on Molecular Imaging at the CSU Campus

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March 26, 2012

New Frontiers in Cancer Treatment: A Focus on Photon and Carbon Ion Radiation Therapy An international collaboration between Japan and the United State

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November 21, 2011

NIRS International Open Laboratory Research Seminar 2011

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October 14, 2011

2nd NIRS-ETOILE JOINT SYMPOSIUM ON CARBON ION RADIOTHERAPY

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August 19, 2011

NIRS' s Support Measures and Activities to TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station (1F)

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July 29, 2011

Revolutionary radiation-sensitive plastic (trademark "Scintirex") with a performance superior to plastic scintillators used for measuring radiation and enabling a major reduction in production costs

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July 13, 2011

Presentation of Director Kazuo Sakai at the Committee on Radiation Protection and Public Health, Nuclear Energy Agency, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (CRPPH/NEA/OECD) on May 17-19, 2011

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July 13, 2011

Presentation of Executive Director Makoto Akashi at the general council of World Health Organization (WHO) on May 17, 2011

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July 13, 2011

Presentation of President Yoshiharu Yonekura at the United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) on May 23, 2011

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April 22, 2011

Basic Facts about radiation exposure - Part 6

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March 21, 2011

Basic Facts about radiation exposure - Part 5

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March 21, 2011

Basic Facts about radiation exposure - Part 4

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March 20, 2011

Basic Facts regarding radiation exposure - Part 3

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March 20, 2011

Do not take the stable iodine agent at present !

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March 17, 2011

Basic Facts regarding radiation exposure resulting from the nuclear plant accident - Part 2

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March 15, 2011

General information on decontamination methods (To those who use water)

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March 15, 2011

General information on decontamination methods (To those who cannot use water)

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March 14, 2011

Don't take commercially available products containing iodine. Beware of unfounded information on the Interneton.

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March 14, 2011

Basic Facts regarding radiation exposure resulting from the nuclear plant accident caused by "Tohoku" area earthquake

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February 23, 2011

Discovery of a new therapy for intestinal disease caused by radiation exposure accidents
- Discovery of an anabolic steroid with effects promoting regeneration of small intestinal mucosa -

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January 21, 2011

Successful Test Demonstration of World's First Open PET System
- A Leap Forward to Simultaneous In-situ PET Monitoring and Treatment of Cancerous Tumors -

Working in collaboration with Chiba University, a research team led by Dr. Taiga Yamaya from the NIRS Molecular Imaging Center recently developed a small-scale prototype of the OpenPET(open positron emission tomography) system announced three years ago and succeeded with the first-ever demonstration of the viability of the Open PET concept.

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January 20, 2011

Announcement of Second Mid-Term Plan Research Conference
- Safety and Therapy: Toward a New Age for Radiotherapy -

On January 25, 2011 the National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS; Yoshiharu Yonekura, President) will host a research conference at the Tokyo International Forum to present accomplishments of research conducted during the NIRS second Mid-Term Plan.

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January 12-13, 2011

International Symposium on Heavy-Ion Radiotherapy and Advenced Technology

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January 11, 2011

Opening Ceremony Slated for World's First Respiratory-Gated 3D Spot Scanning Radiotherapy Research Center

The National Institute of Radiological Sciences (NIRS; Yoshiharu Yonekura, President) will hold a ceremony celebrating the completion of a new radiotherapy research center equipped with innovative new therapy systems. Prior to the ceremony, members of the press will be taken on a tour through the new facility and briefed on details of the next-generation heavy ion radiotherapies to be performed in this facility.

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December 8, 2010

Contribution of intracerebral dopamine to excitement caused by unlikely wins
- Approach to pathological gambling with intracerebral-molecule imaging techniques and economic theory -

The tendency to subjectively overestimate the possibility of unlikely events such as winning a lottery (the tendency to become excited with unlikely events) depends on intracerebral dopamine.

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November 11-12, 2010

NIRS Workshop as an IAEA Collaborating Centre

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October 29, 2010

Successful establishment of new accelerator-based Mo-99 and Tc-99m manufacturing techniques
- Stable supply of radioisotope examination agents by the effective use of domestically existing facilities -

Among various radioisotopes used in medical examination, technetium (Tc) 99m is utilized in 60% or more cases of diagnosis of cancer, encephalopathy, cardiopathy, and other diseases.

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October 25, 2010

NIRS-CSU Workshop on Heavy Ion, DNA Repair and Related Studies

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August 13, 2010

4th Japanese-European Joint Symposium on Ion Cancer Therapy and KI - NIRS Joint Symposium on Ion-Radiation Sciences Joint Symposium on Ion-Radiation Sciences

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April 27, 2010

From Cancer Biology to Photon and Carbon Ion Radiation Therapy - A Joint Symposium of the Japan National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Colorado State University and the University of Colorado

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March 2, 2010

2nd NIRS-CNAO JOINT SYMPOSIUM ON HADRONTHERAPY

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February 2, 2010

NIRS has formed the Radiation Emergency Medical Assistance Team; REMAT

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January 20, 2010

NIRS has been designated a Collaborating Centre by the IAEA

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August 14-15, 2009

NIRS-IMP JOINT SYMPOSIUM ON CARBON ION THERAPY

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March 16-17, 2009

NIRS-ETOILE JOINT SYMPOSIUM ON CARBON ION RADIOTHERAPY

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October14-16, 2008

The 7th Japan-France Workshop on Radiation Biology

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March 26-27, 2008

NIRS International Workshop on Particle Radiation Science

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February 13-14

NIRS International Symposium on the Effects of Low Dose Radiation

March 21-22, 2008

NIRS-MD Anderson Symposium on Clinical Issues for Particle Therapy

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January 16, 2008

Radiation Epidemiology Studies in US-NCI and Russian Medical Academy

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24 July 2007

NIRS-BfS International Workshop on Research Applications of the Radiobiology Archives

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