JSPS Washington Office co-hosted the Japan Medical Society of America (JMSA) New York Life Science Forum at NYU Langone Medical Center on April 20th.

Introduction of JSPS Washington Office by Director Kohji Hirata

After the opening speech by Dr. Kimihiko Oishi (Japanese Medical Society of America), Dr. Kohji Hirata (JSPS Washington office director) gave a brief introduction to JSPS programs and the Japan-US Science forum which will be held in Boston this autumn. The audience enjoyed lectures on career development, national strategy and leading-edge science.

Poster Session

JSPS Washington Director Awardee: Dr. Hotaka Kobayashi (Albert Einstein College of Medicine Research)

Each presenter explained their research in depth.  “JSPS Washington Office Director Award” was given to Dr. Hotaka Kobayashi.

Due to the great effort of JMSA committee members, the event was a success.