Rector emer. former Dean Nihon Univ. School of Med., Tokyo JP, Founding President ISRN and Prof. Jin Woo Chang, M.D., Ph.D.,Korea. Prof. Katayama, colleague and friend of Prof. T. Kanno, and I met first under the umbrella of WFNS World Interims Congress in Lahore, Pakistan, 1999. I had organized our 1st official int. WFNS Neurorehab Committee meeting. He presented lectures about electrical brain – stem stimulation in patients with posttraumatic prolonged coma and PVS. Since that time we exchanged our experiences, thoughts and visions.We met at many occasions. Alongside science, a warm friendship has developed, including our wives, to this day.
Katayama (r.) Prof. Dr. Jin Woo Chang Seoul (l.) at 2nd. ISRN conference, Seoul, 2005