Helicobacter virulence and gastric cancer pathogenesis
Prof. Yoshio Yamaoka, Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine
Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, USA
Dr. Werner Dolak/Dr. Yumiko Kamogawa
Prof. Yamaoka is professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Preventive Medicine, Oita University, Japan and professor at the Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. He is a renown expert in molecular epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori and found important virulent factors of the pathogen including DupA, and OipA as well as special types of CagA. He has published more than 280 papers (including publications in Nature, Science and Gastroenterology).
All interested participants are cordially invited and I am very much looking forward to a stimulating discussion.
Univ.-Prof.Dr. Michael Trauner
Tel.: (+43 1) 40400/47440