Chapters - Asia Pacific

Upcoming Chapter Meetings

Oct 2025

Conference Dates: October 16-19, 2025
Conference Location: InterContinental Wuhan in Wuhan, China
Conference Chair: Dr. Shengmin Zhang
Conference Co-Chair: Dr. Changsheng Liu
Conference Program Chairs: Dr. Gang Li, Dr. Yin Xiao and Dr. Guoping Chen


Announcements:

2027 TERMIS World Congress Proposals

On behalf of TERMIS Global and the TERMIS-AP, we would like to announce the solicitation of proposals for consideration to host the 2027 TERMIS World Congress, which will be held within the AP.

If you are interested in hosting the 2027 TERMIS World Congress, please submit your request to the TERMIS Executive Administrator at swilburn@termis.org. You will be provided with a meeting host form that asks detailed questions about the meeting organizers, location/venue, program, and meeting financials as well as documents providing guidelines for hosting the 2027 TERMIS World Congress.

Those groups that submit a proposal for consideration to host the 2027 TERMIS World Congress are asked to present their proposals during the TERMIS-AP Council meeting that will be held virtually between May 1 and May 15, 2024 (Details will be provided as we get closer to May).

The proposals will be reviewed by the TERMIS-AP Council. The TERMIS-AP Council will provide their recommendation for the host of the 2027 TERMIS World Congress to the TERMIS Governing Board for final approval. The official announcement of the 2027 TERMIS World Congress location will be made during the 2024 TERMIS World Congress in Seattle.
The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2027 TERMIS World Congress is Monday, April 15, 2024 at 11:59 PM .


2024 TERMIS-AP Awards Program

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2024 TERMIS-AP Awards Program is Friday, April 5th, 2024. 

TERMIS-AP AWARDS COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • Yin Xiao (Chair)
  • Jin Ho Lee
  • Yasuhiko Tabata
  • Akon Higuchi
  • Shengmin Zhang

As approved unanimously by the TERMIS-AP Council, the following awards and recognitions will be given at the 2024 TERMIS World Congress in Seattle, Washington, USA during the TERMIS-AP Awards Ceremony scheduled for Thursday, June 27th from 11:30- Noon local time :

 

  • Excellence Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Scientist Award
  • Young Investigator Award

 

The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2024 TERMIS-AP Awards Program is Friday, April 5th, 2024.

Please refer to the following criteria for each award. Nomination packages of each award should be submitted to the TERMIS Administrator:
TERMIS-AP Awards Committee
c/o Sarah Wilburn
Email: swilburn@termis.org

 

Procedures
The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee makes the Call through TERMIS HQ. The members of the TERMIS-AP Awards Committee should declare any conflict of interest and not participate in the selection process of any interested nominees.

The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee will arrange to review all the nomination packages. There should be at least three independent reviewers for each category of award. The reviewers must declare any “Conflict of Interest” before the review. The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee shall discuss the recommendations from the reviewers and select the respective winners. The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee then presents the selected winners to the TERMIS AP Council for approval. 

The TERMIS-AP Awards Committee will prepare the certificates and plaques for each award. The Chair of the TERMIS AP Chapter and Awards Committee will present the certificates and plaques to all the recipients of each award at the recognition ceremony at the 2024 TERMIS World Congress in Seattle, Washington, USA.

 

Each nomination package submitted for consideration must include the following information:
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    A two-page summary of achievements (including contribution to TERMIS AP society)
•    A complete list of publications and patents 
•    Three representative publications
•    Confirmation of attendance to accept the award at the 2024 TERMIS World Congress 

 

TERMIS-AP AWARDS

  • Excellence Achievement Award
    The Excellence Achievement Award has been established to recognize a researcher in the Asia-Pacific region who has made continuous and landmark contributions to the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field. The award will be acknowledged to an individual whose work has immense impact, including sustained remarkable contributions to literature and establishing the TERM field. This award is aimed to recognize the researchers who have made outstanding contributions and professional excellence in the TERM arena, such as scientists, clinicians, educators, and/or contributors to TERMIS activities. The nominee must be a TERMIS-AP member who has worked most of his/her career in the TERMIS-AP geographical area and should be nominated preferably by a member of TERMIS-AP.

 

  • Outstanding Scientist Award
    The Outstanding Scientist Award has been established to recognize a scientist in the Asia-Pacific region who has made significant contributions to the TERM field. The nominated person must have obtained his/her terminal degree 10 years or greater before the deadline of the Call. The nominee should be actively involved in the TERM field and have well-recognized achievements within the community. To be considered for this award, the person must be a TERMIS-AP member and may apply for the award or be nominated by a TERMIS-AP member.

 

  • Young Investigator Award
    The Young Investigator Award has been established to recognize a young researcher in the Asia-Pacific region who has made significant and consistent achievements in the TERM field, showing clear evidence of his/her potential to excel. The person will be selected based on the nominee’s significant accomplishments and publications in a specific research area. The person must have obtained his/her terminal degree less than 10 years before the deadline of the Call. To be considered for this award, the person must be a TERMIS-AP member and may apply for the award or be nominated by a TERMIS-AP member.

 

 

2023 TERMIS-AP Webinar Student Presentation Contest

Gold Medal Winners:

Wen-Hui Chao, National Central University

Tao Yu, Wenzhou Medical University

Jun Liu, Wenzhou Medical University

Yan Hou, Shanghai University

Long-mei Zhao, Sichuan University

Man Wang, University of Tsukuba

Wenyu Kong, Tsinghua University

Qing-Yi Zhang, West China Hospital, Sichuan University

Chengyu Lu, University of Tsukuba

Haodong Zhang, East China University Of Science And Technology

Xin Zhang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Shuhao Zhang, Jilin University

Jiang Zhaowei, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Ziyuan Guo, Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry

Hao Xia, Nanjing Tech University

Jiaxin Guo, The Chinese University of Hong Kong 

Zeyuan Jin, Zhejiang University

 

 


Foundation of TERMIS-AP Chapter

In July 2005, the TERMIS-AP Chapter was established at the Catholic University of Korea, Medical School, Seoul. Representatives from countries within the Asian-Pacific region invited to attend were: Prof. Teruo Okano (Japan), Asst. Prof. Jan-Thorsten Schantz (Singapore), Prof. Gin-Ho Hsiue (Chinese, Taipei), Prof. Ahnond Buynyaratvej (Thailand), Prof. Geoff McKeller (Australia), Prof. Ruszymah Bt Hj Idrus (Malaysia), Prof. Yilin Cao and Wei Liu (China), Prof. Minoru Ueda (Former President of ATES), Prof. Allan J. Russell (President of TERMIS), and Prof. Jöns Hilborn (President-Elect of TERMIS).

 

TERMIS-AP Continental Council

TERMIS-AP Committees

Conference Coordinating Committee: 

Chair:  Shengmin Zhang

Members:

  1. Liming Bian
  2. Guoping Chen
  3. Jin Ho Lee
  4. Tim Woodfield
  5. Yin Xiao
  6. Jen Ming Yang

 

 Nominating Committee

Chair: Jen Ming Yang

Members:

  1. Guoping Chen
  2. Sing Yian Chew
  3. Gang Li
  4. Chengtie Wu
  5. Masaya Yamamoto
  6. Shengmin Zhang

 

Awards Committee:

Chair: Yin Xiao

Members:

  1. Akon Higuchi
  2. Jin Ho Lee
  3. Yasuhiko Tabata
  4. Shengmin Zhang

 

Local Development Committee

Chair: Shengmin Zhang

Vice-Chairs: Akon Higuchi, Nathaniel Hwang and Tim Woodfield

Members:

  1. Ika Dewi Ana
  2. Mohd Fauzi Mh Busra
  3. Sorada Kanokpanont
  4. Bin Li
  5. Haiyan Li
  6. Xiaomeng Li
  7. Jie Liu
  8. Hongli Mao
  9. Yukiko Matsunaga
  10. Himansu Nanda
  11. Tatsuya Shimizu
  12. Ching-Li Tseng
  13. Yeong Wai Yee
  14. Xing Zhang
  15. Yinghong Zhou

 

TERMIS-AP By-laws

TERMIS-Asia Pacific Awards Program

Membership Dues

TERMIS-AP Chapter Meetings

Conference Dates: October 16-19, 2023
Conference Location: Hong Kong Science Park
Conference Chair: Rocky Tuan
Program Co-Chairs: Raymond Tong and Ling Qin
Video Compilation of 2023 TERMIS-AP

  • TERMIS-AP 2019 & 7th ASBTE
    Brisbane, Australia
    14-16 October 2019
    Conference Chairs:  Prof. Yin Xiao & Prof. Justin Cooper-White
  • TERMIS-AP 2017
    Nantong, China
    September 21-24, 2017
    Conference Chairs:  Xiaosong Gu, Xiaobin Fu and Yilin Cao
    Program Chairs:  Fei Ding and Wei Liu
  • TERMIS-AP 2016
    Tamsui, Taipei
    September 3-6, 2016
    Conference Chair:  Yu-Chen Hu
  • TERMIS-AP 2014
    Daegu, South Korea
    September 24-27
    Conference Chairs: Prof. Jin Ho Lee and Byung-Hyun Min
    Program Chair: Jeong Ok Lim
  • TERMIS-AP 2013
    Wuzhen, China
    October 23-26
    Meeting Chairs: Dr. Yilin Cao and Dr. Wei Liu
  • TERMIS-AP 2011
    Singapore
    August 3-5, 2011
    Meeting Chair: Prof. James Goh
  • TERMIS-AP 2010
    Sydney, Australia
    September 15-17, 2010
    Meeting Chair: A/Prof. Geoffrey McKellar
  • TERMIS-AP 2008
    Taipei, Taiwan
    November 6-8, 2008
    Meeting Chairs: Professor Ging-Ho Hsiue and Professor Sheng-Mou Hou
  • TERMIS-AP 2007
    Tokyo, Japan
    December 3-5, 2007
    Grand Prince Hotel Akasaka
    Meeting Chair: Dr. Teruo Okano