Biomedical Sciences Major (Doctoral Course)

Diploma Policy

(Program of Medicine)
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science or Doctor of Philosophy

  1. A student must have acquired the broad knowledge and advanced research ability, and the ability to play an active role interdisciplinary and internationally.
  2. A student must have acquired the ability to be responsible for development and application of advanced medical technology responding to the needs of the time.

(Program of Dental Sciences)
Doctor of Philosophy in Dental Science or Doctor of Philosophy

  1. A student must have acquired the ability to integrate/develop research in the dental field, and the ability to carry out the advanced dentistry basic research.
  2. A student must have acquired the ability to develop the advanced dentistry by applied research based on advanced dentistry basic research, and the ability to expand it widely from the community to the international society.

(Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Science or Doctor of Philosophy

  1. A student must have acquired deep knowledge and high insight in pharmacy, and the ability to contribute to the development of medical pharmacology and pharmacotherapy in Japan through the education and research of pharmacy.
  2. A student must have acquired the ability to play an active role in the international society in the field of pharmaceutical research centered on medical care.

(Program of Radiation Biology and Medicine)
Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Science or Doctor of Philosophy

A student must have acquired the ability to carry out the advanced systematic education and research from basic research regarding the radiation effect on human body to clinical radiology, and the ability to expand it widely from community to the international society.

Curriculum Policy

  1. The curriculum consists of lectures, advanced seminars, and advanced research.
  2. In order to enable to acquire foundation of ethics and broad expertise required for research in biomedical science, oral health sciences, medicinal sciences, and health science fields, omnibus lecture subjects are established as common subjects.

Admission Policy

1 Admission Policy
Based on the diploma policy and curriculum policy, Biomedical Sciences Major is seeking for the following students:

  1. Those who are willing to be engaged in basic and clinical advanced research in medicine, dentistry, and pharmaceutical science
  2. Those who are willing to acquire basic and clinical knowledge widely in life science or radiation biology and medicine, beyond the current frameworks of medicine, dentistry, and pharmaceutical science
  3. Those who are willing to be engaged in highly advanced medical treatment
  4.  Those who are willing to obtain high expertise and play an active role internationally in the fields of medicine, dentistry, and pharmaceutical science
  5.  Those who are willing to continue their career enhancement in a medical field and contribute to community health care as members of the society

2 Selection Policy
【General Selection】
In order to confirm applicants’ expertise and language skill in the undergraduate level and also to see the capability that is applicable to the curriculum policy of this major, an academic ability test (written examination and oral examination) will be conducted. Expertise, motivation for application, and motivation for research will be evaluated comprehensively.

【Special Selection for Students with careers】
In order to confirm applicants’ expertise and language skill in the undergraduate level and also to see the capability that is applicable to the curriculum policy of this major, an academic ability test (written examination and oral examination) will be conducted. Expertise, motivation for application, and motivation for research will be evaluated comprehensively.

【Special Selection for Senior Citizens】
In order to confirm applicants’ expertise and language skill in the undergraduate level and also to see the capability that is applicable to the curriculum policy of this major, an academic ability test (written examination and oral examination) will be conducted. Expertise, motivation for application, and motivation for research will be evaluated comprehensively.

【Special Selection for International Students】
In order to confirm applicants’ expertise and language skill in the undergraduate level and also to see the capability that is applicable to the curriculum policy f this major, an academic ability test (written examination and oral examination) will be conducted. Expertise, motivation for application, and motivation for research will be evaluated comprehensively.

Education / Research Objectives

Program of Medicine

This program is to cultivate the following personnel:

  • Educators・scholars with comprehensive knowledge and highly-specialized clinical competency on medicine who can take academic・international leadership roles.
  • Advanced medical professionals who can develop and apply the forefront of medical technologies in response to the demands of the times.

Program of Dental Sciences

This program is to cultivate the following personnel:

  • Those who can conduct more advanced basic dentistry led by clinical integration・development in dental medicine.
  • Those who can variously expand the applied clinical experiences from local community to international society after developing highly advanced dental treatment.

Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences

This program is to cultivate the following personnel:

  • Those who can make a contribution to development of clinical pharmacy and pharmacotherapy for Japan through pharmaceutical education・research with profound knowledge on pharmacy.
  • Those who can take international leaderships in pharmaceutical clinical fields focusing on medical care.

Program of Radiation Biology and Medicine

This program is to cultivate the following personnel:

  • Those who can conduct advanced and systematic education・research extending from basic research to clinical radiology concerning the effect of radiation on human body.
  • Those who can widely develop the acquired knowledge and technology from local community to international society.

Departments

Program of Medicine

Anatomy and Developmental Biology Neurobiology Cardiovascular Physiology and Medicine
Neurophysiology Biochemistry Biomedical Chemistry
Molecular and pharmacological neuroscience Molecular Pathology Pathology
Virology Epidemiology, Infectious Disease Control and Prevention Public Health and Health Policy
Forensic Medicine Immunology Gastroenterology and Metabolism
Molecular and Internal Medicine Clinical Neuroscience and Therapeutics Psychiatry and Neurosciences
Pediatrics Surgery Gastroenterological and Transplant Surgery
Neurosurgery Orthopaedic Surgery Dermatology
Urology Ophthalmology and Visual Science Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Diagnostic Radiology Radiation Oncology Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Cardiovascular Medicine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine
General Medicine Medical Informatics and Systems Management Endoscopy and Medicine
Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Infectious Diseases Rehabilitation Medicine
Anatomical Pathology Nephrology Plastic Surgery
Clinical Oncology Natural Science Center for Basic Research and Development (RIKEN)
Systems Medical Science
(Visiting Prof. Toru Takumi)
(RIKEN)
Systems Medical Science
(Visiting Prof. Tadafumi Kato)
(National Hospital Organization Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center)

Program of Dental Sciences

Calcified Tissue Biology Maxillofacial Anatomy and Neuroscience Physiology and Oral Physiology
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Oral and Maxillofacial Pathobiology Bacteriology
Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology Biomaterials Mucosal Immunology
Periodontal Medicine Molecular Oral Medicine & Maxillofacial Surgery Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Advanced Prosthodontics Orthodontics and Craniofacial Developmental Biology Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Biological Endodontics Pediatric Dentistry Dental Anesthesiology
Global Dental Medicine and Molecular Oncology Dental Education Special Care Dentistry

Program of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Genome and Biomolecular Engineering for Drug Discovery Neurochemistry and Environmental Health Sciences Cellular and Molecular Biology
Nucleic Acids Biochemistry Clinical Pharmacotherapy Frontier Science for Pharmacotherapy
Pharmacotherapy Pharmaceutical Services

Program of Radiation Biology and Medicine

Cellular Biology Molecular Radiobiology Disease Model
Genetics and Cell Biology Human Genetics Molecular Oncology
Experimental Oncology Stem Cell Biology Radiation Disaster Medicine
Hematology and Oncology Surgical Oncology Epidemiology
Environmetrics and Biometrics Radiation Biophysics (Radiation Effects Research Foundation)
Functions of Biological Defense Genome
(Radiation Effects Research Foundation)
Epidemiology of Radiation Effects on Health
(Radiation Effects Research Foundation)
Analysis of radiation-induced mutations
(National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, National Institute of Radiological Sciences)
Charged Particle Therapy and Molecular Imaging
(National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology, National Institute of Radiological Sciences)
Radiation Protection and Radiation Emergency Medicine


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