24th Congress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine in Fukuoka / President: Noriaki IKEDA, Prof., Dr. med., PhD __ The 102nd Congress of the Japanese Society of Legal Medicine / President: Shin-ichi KUBO, Prof., Dr. med., PhD / Date: June 5-8, 2018 / Venue: Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, JAPAN


Room A

Day 1 Tuesday, June 5

Opening Ceremony

Welcome by the Presidents of the Congress

Noriaki Ikeda –24thCongress of the International Academy of Legal Medicine

Shin-ichi Kubo–102ndCongress of the Japanese Society of Legal Medicine

Opening Lecture

Intercultural exchange and trans-disciplinary innovation

Santo Davide Ferrara (Italy) – 30 minutes

Lectio Magistralis

Postmortem investigation. Global overview of history and present status

Hitoshi Maeda (Japan) – 30 minutes

Scientific Session 1 (13:30~15:00)
Humanitarian Forensic Medicine

A1-1  Humanitarian Forensic Action. A new field of application of bio-medicolegal sciences

Duarte Nuno Vieira (Portugal) – 20minutes

A1-2 Methodology for the identification of vulnerable asylum seekers

Thomas Bajanowski (Germany) – 20minutes

A1-3 Medicolegal aspects of Human Trafficking

Dina Shokry (Egypt) – 20minutes

A1-4 The role of the International Committee of the Red Cross

Oran Finegan (UK) – 20minutes

Discussion (10minutes)

Scientific Session 2 (15:30~17:00)
Clinical Forensic Medicine in Child and Elderly Abuse

A1-5 Elderly Abuse - A neglected but increasing problem

Philip S.L. Beh (Hong Kong) – 25 minutes

A1-6 Obtaining macroscopic evidence of child abuse

Sohtaro Mimasaka (Japan) – 25 minutes

A1-7 Quality assurance in clinical forensic medicine

David Wells (Australia) – 25 minutes

Day 2 Wednesday, June 6

Scientific Session 3 (09:00~10:30)
From Traditional to Molecular Forensic Pathology and Imaging - 1

A2-1 From traditional to molecular forensic pathology and imaging

Burkhard Madea (Germany) – 25 minutes

A2-2 Molecular pathophysiological study for wound age and vitality

Toshikazu Kondo (Japan) – 25 minutes

A2-3 From genomics to morphology and pathology: implications for the field of human identification for forensic purposes

Vincenzo L Pascali (Italy) – 25 minutes

Scientific Session 4 (11:00~12:00)
From Traditional to Molecular Forensic Pathology and Imaging - 2

A2-4 Application of 3D surface scanner &other equipment in forensic science

Nak-Eun Chung (South Korea) – 25 minutes

A2-5 From micro to molecular forensic imaging

Massimo Montisci (Italy) – 25 minutes

Scientific Session 5 (13:30~15:00)
Post-mortem Investigation Systems in Oriental and Western Countries

A2-6 Current status of the US forensic pathology and science organization and its impact to society

Thomas Noguchi (U.S.A) – 15 minutes

A2-7 Medico-legal Investigation System in China

Da-Wei Guan (China) – 15 minutes

A2-8 Post-mortem investigation systems in oriental and western countries : Europe and the worldwide context

Denis Cusack (Ireland) – 15 minutes

A2-9 Post mortem investigation system in oriental and western countries: Oceania

Stephen Cordner (Australia) – 15 minutes

A2-10 Medico-Legal Investigation of Death in Africa: A Regional Perspective

Geert Saayman (South Africa)– 15 minutes

Scientific Session 6 (15:30~16:30)
Innovative Analytical Techniques and Post-mortem Assessment

A2-11 The use of postmortem biochemical investigations for diagnostic purposes

Cristian Palmiere (Switzerland) – 15 minutes

A2-12 Application of blood biochemistry to forensic pathological analysis

Takaki Ishikawa (Japan) – 15 minutes

A2-13 Forensics genomics in post mortem case work

Bertrand Ludes (France) – 15 minutes

Day 4 Friday, June 8

Scientific Session 7 (09:00~10:30)
Mass Disasters

A4-1 Postmortem examination and personal identification of victims of the great East Japan earthquake

Shin-ichi Kubo (Japan) – 25 minutes

A4-2 Naval tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea

Francesco Introna (Italy) – 25 minutes

A4-3 Comprehensive examination of exhumed bodies-Victims of air disaster near Smolensk in 2010

Krzysztof Woźniak (Poland) – 25 minutes

Scientific Session 8 (13:30~15:00)
Terrorism and Mass Disasters

A4-4 CXL
A4-5 Terrorism attacks in Turkey

Mete Korkut Gulmen (Turkey) – 25 minutes

A4-6 Terrorism in South-East Asia

Mohammed Nasimul Islam (Malaysia) – 25 minutes

Room B

Day 2 Wednesday, June 6
Parallel Mono- Disciplinary Sessions

Forensic Anthropology (09:00~10:30)

B2-1 Age estimation

Andreas Schmeling (Germany) – 15 min

B2-2 Personal identification in forensic anthropology

Douglas Ubelaker (USA) – 15 min

B2-3 Personal identification and forensic odontology

Hermann Bernitz (South Africa) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Anthropology
B2-4 Relation between age and bone mineral density in cadavers (second report)

Hiroaki Ichioka (Japan) – 10 min

B2-5 Morphological sex differences of mid facial proportion in Japanese population

Hajime Utsuno (Japan) – 10 min

B2-6 Sex determination using Fourier analysis of postmortem computed tomography images of the skull.

Yoshie Hayashizaki (Japan) – 10 min

B2-7 CXL

Luncheon Seminar(12:30~13:30) SHIMADZU

Forensic Radiology (11:00~12:30)

B2-8 Post-mortem Angiography in Forensic Pathology

Grabherr Silke (Switzerland) – 15 min

B2-9 Differences between postmortem CT and autopsy in death investigation of cervical spine injuries

Yohsuke Makino (Japan) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Radiology
B2-10 The application of the Kvaal method to estimate the age of live Korean subjects using digital panoramic radiographs

Sang-Seob Lee (South Korea) – 10 min

B2-11 Fatal hemorrhage complicated with methamphetamine poisoning:a pitfall of the CT-based death investigation

Maiko Yoshida (Japan) – 10 min

B2-12 Improved image observation in postmortem head CT imaging with three-dimensional positioning adjustment

Yusuke Kawazoe (Japan) – 10 min

B2-13 3D matching of injuries and injury causing object in Virtual Reality using non-invasive imaging techniques

Till Sieberth (Switzerland) – 10min

B2-14 Utility on detection of air in post-mortem CT and MRI

Ichiroh Shimada (Japan) – 10 min

B2-15 Postmortem thermal coronarography on human ex situ hearts

Paolo Fais (Italy) – 10 min

Forensic Genetics (13:30~15:00)

B2-16 Advances in forensic Genomics : Forensic DNA Phenotyping

Angel Carracedo (Spain) – 15 min

B2-17 SNPs Analysis

André Ribeiro-Dos-Santos (Brazil) – 15 min

B2-18 Application of STR flanking SNP in the identification of mixed stain and grandchild relationship

Wang Bao-jie (China) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Genetics
B2-19 Interleukin 8 −251 A>T polymorphism (rs4073) in Japanese subpopulations and its correlation with smoking rates

Kaori Kimura-Kataoka (Japan) – 10 min

B2-20 Estimating allele frequencies of short tandem repeats using Dirichlet distribution in Japanese population

Sho Manabe (Japan) – 10 min

B2-21 Mitochondrial DNA typing in mixtures using massive parallel sequencing

Eriko Ochiai (Japan) – 10 min

B2-22 DNA fingerprinting for the identification on drowning scene

Viktor Poór (Hungary) – 10 min

Forensic Toxicology (15:30~16:30)

B2-23 Postmortem change of drug concentration in drug related death

Hee Sun Chung (South Korea) – 15 min

B2-24 Post-mortem forensic toxicology in the post-genomic Era

Guido Viel (Italy) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Toxicology
B2-25 Driving under the influence of drugs and medications in the federal states of Salzburg and Upper Austria

Thomas Keller (Austria) – 10 min

B2-26 Occurrence of psychoactive substances in cases of drug-related deaths in Slovakia

Jozef Sidlo (Slovakia) – 10 min

B2-27 Ethanol and acetaldehyde induce similar decreases in glutamatergic transmission in the hippocampus of Aldh2-knockout mice

Mostofa Jamal (Japan) – 10min

Day 4 Friday, June 8
Parallel Mono- Disciplinary Sessions

Forensic Pathology 1 (09:00~10:30)

B4-1 Forensic Medicine for the Artwork Autopsy

Nak-Eun Chung (Korea South) – 30 min

B4-2 Radiological Techniques for Gunshot Wound Analysis (1265)

Giovanni Cecchetto (Italy) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Pathology
B4-3 CXL
B4-4 Novel methods for the post-mortem assessment of paediatric head injury, including visualisation of subdural haemorrhage and bridging veins

Emma Cheshire (United Kingdom) – 10 min

B4-5 Development and installation of a following and assistance system for autopsy

Michel Mazevet (France) – 10 min

B4-6 A comparative morphometric study of lung tissue in death by freshwater and saltwater drowning

Claudia Castiglioni (Switzerland) – 10 min

Forensic Pathology 2 (11:00~12:30)

B4-7 Muscle protein degradation in PMI estimation – resent accomplishments and current challenges

Stefan Pittner (Austria) – 15 min

B4-8 Shaken baby syndrome. Diagnostic criteria and medicolegal interpretation

Fracasso Tony (Switzerland) – 15 min

B4-9 Timing Of umbilical cord and placental thrombosis in the third trimester intrauterine fetal death

Rossana Cecchi (Italy) – 15 min

Ground-breaking Oral Communications in Forensic Pathology
B4-10 Studies by Chinese forensic scholars on PMI estimation based on RNA expression:A review of recent progress

Ye-hui Lv (China) – 10 min

B4-11 Cardiac penetrating injuries apparently incompatible with life, but still…

Bogdan Malinescu (Romania) – 10 min

B4-12 Sudden unexplained nocturnal death syndrome:epidemiological and morphological characteristics in Thai autopsy cases.

Supawon Srettabunjong (Thailand) – 10 min

B4-13 Intrapulmonary gene expression of aquaporins and heat shock proteins in a hot water drowning model: Postmortem diagnosis of bathtub-drowning

Takahito Hayashi (Japan) – 10 min

Luncheon Seminar(12:30~13:30)
Japanese Society for Forensic Pathology

IALM Youth Section (13:30~15:30)

To be organized by the IALM Youth Section

Room C

Day 2 Wednesday, June 6
Oral Sessions

Forensic Toxicology 9:00~10:00

C2-1 Analyses of plasma metabolomics in combination use of psychotropic drugs in rats

Takako Sato (Japan)

C2-2 The analysis of organophosphate pesticides/herbicides and solvents using a tandem column and HS-SPME-GC/MS

Brian Waters (Japan)

C2-3 A case of Fentanyl-related death in Italy: toxicological and forensic findings

Chiara Marini (Italy)

C2-4 Stability of cocaine and metabolites in dried blood spots in postmortem cases

Matteo Moretti (Italy)

C2-5 New psychoactive substances (NPS) in non invasive matrices: DESI-HRMS and GC-MS analyses on hair and oral fluid samples

Francesca Marezza (Italy)

C2-6 Causal cardiotoxicity of cannabis in postmortem forensic toxicology

Nikolas Lemos (USA)

Forensic Pathology (1) 11:30~12:30

C2-7 Immunohistochemistry versus histopathology in proving a bee sting as the cause of death - case presentation

Bogdan Malinescu (Romania)

C2-8 Excessive staining of beta-amyloid precursor protein (β-APP) in an operated infant with fatal brain injuries: Report of an autopsy case

Naohito Kuroda (Japan)

C2-9 Postmortem biochemistry and immunohistochemistry of cortisol with special regard to fatal hypothermia

Tomoya Ikeda (Japan)

C2-10 Cervical cord injury without cervical spine injury discovered by an anterior approach we developed: two case reports

Shogo Shimbashi (Japan)

C2-11 Sudden Death of Infancy with Thymic Hypoplasia of 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome in the Forensic Autopsy

Dongri Li (China)

C2-12 Molecular changes of early ischemia in an ex vivo rat heart model

Sara Sabatasso (Switzerland)

Forensic Pathology (2) 15:30~16:30

C2-13 The detection of insulin in the vitreous fluid and its importance for the assessment of exogenous insulin administration

Leila Malolepszy (Germany)

C2-14 Subdural hematoma caused by mild head trauma: possible distinct entity with its underlying pathology

Kazuki Harada(Japan)

C2-15 Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis due to Norovirus-Infection?

Lisa Eberle (Germany)

C2-16 The absence of CCL3 exaggerated CaCl2-induced aortic aneurysm

Yuko Ishida (Japan)

C2-17 Evaluation of the applicability of aquatic decomposition scoring methods to predict Postmortem Submersion Interval (PMSI) in human bodies recovered from fresh water in Italy

Chiara Palazzo(Italy)

Day 4 Friday, June 8
Oral Sessions

Forensic Anthropology, others 9:00~10:00

C4-1 Management of fragmentary human remains in the absence of molecular techniques for identification

Jayanie Weeratna (Sri Lanka)

C4-2 A case of unusual death due to stinging by Hymenoptera vespidae

Masahiko Zuka (Japan)

C4-3  Can carious dentin be used in radiocarbon analysis of dentin to determine an individual’s date of birth?

Kenji Fukui (Japan)

C4-4 Assessing the degree of craniofacial sexual dimorphism during growth: a computed tomography metric study

Camille Rérolle (France)

C4-5 The use of 3D virtual models of the pelvis for morphological sex estimation

Kerri Colman (Netherlands)

C4-6 Assessment of sex of osteological remains: A comprehensive study on Indian collection

Ruma Purkait (India)

Forensic Pathology, others 11:00~12:00

C4-7 Forensic Science and its application in armed conflict and disasters: A reflection on its past role and future relevance

Oran Finegan(Switzerland)

C4-8 For better management of the dead in disasters- Sri Lankan perspective

Jayanie Weeratna (Sri Lanka)

C4-9 Hit-and-run death in which the circumstantial evidence and injuries are consistent: two case reports

Shogo Shimbashi (Japan)

C4-10 From scene of the crime to the lab: An Italian proposal for a multidisciplinary scene of crime investigation form

Maria Laura Schirripa (Italy)

C4-11 Child abuse and neglect fatalities 2014-2017 in the state of Kuwait

Noura Alomair (Kuwait)

C4-12 Identification of dead body victim from railway accidents.

Lorenzo Franceschetti (Italy)

Forensic Pathology (3) 13:30~14:30

C4-13 Forensic pathophysiological study on intrathrombotic aquaporin 1 and 3 for age determination of intravenous thrombi

Mizuho Nosaka (Japan)

C4-14 Overexpression of MiR-221 as an indicator of sudden death with cardiac hypertrophy

Yu Kakimoto (Japan)

C4-15 A potential diagnostic marker for the differentiation between freshwater and saltwater drowning: Intrapulmonary AQP5-related micro RNA

Kazuho Maeda(Japan)

C4-16 Evaluation on the vitality of skin lesions in decomposed corpses: a morphological and immunohistochemical study

Fiorella Lanzillotta (Italy)

C4-17 Determination of high- sensitivity troponin T, creatine kinase MB and myoglobin levels in blood and pericardial fluid samples of medicolegal autopsy cases and investigation of their association with cardiac deaths

Kemalettin Acar (Turkey)

C4-18 Use of Capillary- instead of intravenous blood to demonstrate appearance of Phosphatidylethanols (PEth)

Annika Hameder (Germany)

Room F

Day 1 Tuesday, June 5

IALM Scientific Committee Meeting
Youth Section Meeting

Day 2 Wednesday, June 6

IALM Presidium Meeting

IALM General Assembly

Day 4 Friday, June 8

Board of the International Journal of Legal Medicine
(IALM Representatives Meeting)

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