Prof. Franca Melfi: robot is the future

  • Gavin M. Wright

  • Randall Wolf

  • Malcolm J Underwood

  • Rakesh M. Suri

  • Hans-Joachim Schäfers

  • René Horsleben Petersen

  • Patrick Perier

  • Paul Modi

  • Martin Misfeld

  • George Matalanis

  • Emmanuel Lansac

  • Nicholas T. Kouchoukos

  • Michael J. Jacobs

  • Jianxing He

  • Henrik J. Hansen

  • Dominique Gossot

  • Diego Gonzalez-Rivas

  • Marco Di Eusanio

  • Todd Demmy

  • Roberto Chiesa

  • Jin-Shing Chen

  • Joe Y Chang

  • Joseph Bavaria

  • Tohru Asai

  • Tristan D. Yan

  • Michael Borger

  • Ralph J. Damiano

  • Bernard Park

  • Eric Roselli

Expert’s introduction

Prof. Nakamura has been the President of the Japanese Society of Neutron Capture Therapy since 2015. He received his PhD from Tohoku University under the supervision of Prof. Yoshinori Yamamoto in 1996. He was an assistant professor at Kyushu University [1995–1997] and at Tohoku University [1997–2002]. He worked with Prof. Dennis Curran at the University of Pittsburgh [2000–2001]. In 2002, he was appointed as an associate professor at Gakushuin University and promoted to professor in 2006. In 2013, he was appointed as a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology. He is a visiting professor at Dalian University of Science and Technology since 2017.

Expert introduction

Prof. Barth is an academy professor of pathology at The Ohio State University, USA. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. After an internship in surgery at Columbia University Medical Center, a postdoctoral fellowship at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden, and additional training in immunology and pathology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, he joined the Department of Pathology and Oncology at the University of Kansas Medical Center, progressing from an assistant to full professor in 6 years. He joined The Ohio State University Department of Pathology in 1979 as professor and currently is an academy professor.