Table 1

 Asian Regional Tobacco Industry Science Team (ARTIST) members and invited speakers27,30–38

May 1996 (first meeting)
Yukio Akiyama, PhDVice president scientific information division, Japan Tobacco
Charles Green, PhDPrincipal scientist/manager research and development, RJ Reynolds
Dr Dong Wook LeeChief of biochemistry laboratory, Korean Ginseng and Tobacco Research Institute
Dr Yukio OhkawaAssociate group director science and global environment planning, Japan Tobacco
PP Singh, PhDIndia Tobacco Company, Ltd
Dr Roger WalkResearch fellow, scientific affairs Asia/Japan/Australia
INBIFO, for Philip Morris
Attendees through April 2001
Transnational companies
Richard CarchmanManager, scientific affairs, Philip Morris USA
Raymond Lau, PhDPhilip Morris Asia
Hasan Sulaiman, PhDDirector of public affairs, RJ Reynolds Malaysia (later transferred to Philip Morris)
K Takada, PhDAssociate scientist, scientific affairs, Philip Morris Japan
Kabushiki Kaisha
Dr Anthony TrickerPhilip Morris Neuchatel
Mingda Zhang, PhDAssociate scientist, scientific affairs, Philip Morris
Dr W RahnReemtsma
S Sears, PhDRJ Reynolds
John RobinsonMaster scientist, RJ Reynolds
Dr D RowlandPublic affairs specialist in scientific & technical issues, Rothmans International
Dr Linda RudgeScientific issues manager, Wills, British American Tobacco Australia
Clausen ElyCovington and Burling law firm
X HanChina Tobacco Society
T JiaChina Tobacco Society
S LiChina State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA)
Baizhan LiuHefei Economic Technology College (invited)
Gangyi LiuDepartment of Science and Education of CNTC (invited)
D QuChina Tobacco Society
Dr Jianping XieSenior chemist, Zhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute, China
National Tobacco Corporation
X ZhaoChina Tobacco Society
Mingyue ZhouZhengzhou Tobacco Research Institute of CNTC (invited)
Ms Tianwei ZhouDirector development and promotion department, science and technology and education division, China State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA)
Dr DH PiehlPTHM Sampoerna
M Sholichin, PhDPTHM Sampoerna
T Ikeda, PhDDirector scientific information division, Japan Tobacco
Dr DC ReesJapan Tobacco International (JTISA)
Dr N SinclairJapan Tobacco International
Ms Mookda ChantrapornchaiHead of research and development, Thailand Tobacco Monopoly
S-C ChanTaiwan Tobacco & Wine Bureau
Dr Wen-yen ChenTaiwan Tobacco & Wine Bureau
Mini-symposia speakers
Professor Sung-Ok BaekYeungham University, Korea
Professor Yu-Tang GaoShanghai Cancer Institute, China
Professor T KawamotoUniversity of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
Dr Yasushi KodamaProfessor Emeritus, University Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan
Professor H MatsukiTokai University, Japan
Dr G SchererABF (Analytisch Biologisches Forschungs), Germany
Thomas Starr, PhDTBS Associates, USA; ENVIRON International Corporation
Robert TardiffSapphire Group, Maryland USA
Professor Wenjuan XinInstitute of Biophysics, China