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A Researcher from Latvia, Two Doctors from U.S.A. and a doctor from Korea invited for Training

 

HICARE invited 4 medical professionals for training on the research of Molecular biology and the medical treatment of radiation-exposed.

Names of Trainees:

1  Andrejs Sitovs (Latvia)

  Researcher, Laboratory of Biochemistry, Riga Stradins University

2  Lee Doo Yeul (Republic of Korea)

  Department of Radiation Oncology National Cancer Center

3  Robert Vincent Cooney (U.S.A.)

    Professor, Dept. Public Health Sciences, University of Hawaii

4  Unhee Lim (U.S.A.)

    Associate Professor, University of Hawaii Cancer Center

Period of Training:

Trainee 1

  November 1 to 30, 2016

 

Trainee 2, 3, 4

  November 14 to 18, 2016

Training Course:

Trainee 1

  Assessment of biological effects of radiation Molecular biology

All of the trainees

  Briefings at radiation-related institutions

Training Organization (in order of visits):

< November 2 to 6, 16 to 30, 2016 >  Trainee 1

  Radiation Effects Research Foundation

 

< November 14 to 18, 2016 >  All of the trainees

  Kurakake Nozomi-en (A-bomb survivors nursing home)

  Hiroshima University Hospital (Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center)

  Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Casualty Council

  Radiation Effects Research Foundation

  Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital

  Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine

  Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and others

 

At Kurakake Nozomi-en with Dr. Nanao Kamada (Center in front row), Board Chairman of Hiroshima A-Bomb Survivors Relief Foundation.

With Associate Professor Nobuyuki Hirohashi of Advanced Emergency and Critical Care Center, Hiroshima University Hospital (center).

With Dr.Hamasaki (left), researcher of Cytogenetics Lab., Dept. of Molecular Biosciences, Radiation Effects Research Foundation.

With Dr.Satoh (left), researcher of Molecular Genetics Cytogenetics Lab., Dept. of Molecular Biosciences, Radiation Effects Research Foundation.

With Ms. Keiko Ogura (2nd from the right), the lecturer of “testimony of A-bomb survivors,” at National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.

With Dr. Satoshi Tashiro (left), Professor of Hiroshima University Research Institute for Radiation Biology and Medicine.

Dr. Robert Cooney (left) received the certificate of completion from Dr. Kaseda, vice president of Hiroshima Red Cross Hospital & Atomic-bomb Survivors Hospital (right).

Dr. Unhee Lim (left) received the certificate of completion from Dr. Kaseda.

Dr. Lee Doo Yeul (left) received the certificate of completion from Dr. Kaseda.

Dr. Andrejs Sitovs (left) and Dr.Niwa (right), Chairman of Radiation Effects Research Foundation

Feedback:

-I am a radiation oncologist, so I always deal with radiation. When we use a radiation therapy, we can see the side effects. The experience in HICARE training will be helpful for me to take care of the patients who get radiation therapy.

 

-This was of my most interest because I am an epidemiologist and signed up for this training out of interest to learn about all the research that has been done.

Just the fact that the LSS cohort is one of the world’s oldest prospective studies with a vast amount of data and specimens collected periodically is very impressive.

 

-Try to apply the biodosimetry techniques to study the radiation-exposed Chernobyl workers (who are already monitored and studied in Latvia many years).

 

-I will use the knowledge in my Environmental Health class for undergraduates and hope to pass on what I have learned.

 

-I would like to advise to have more students and undergraduates (junior scientists) in this training program. Also, bigger trainee groups could be better.