Departments of Basic Medicine

Department Professor Research Keyword
Anatomy and Developmental Biology Koji
Ikegami
Cilia, cytoskeleton, extracellular vesicles, body wall formation, cell migration, cell biology, developmental biology

Neurobiology

Hidenori Aizawa Depression, Dopamine, Serotonin, Habenula, Model animals
Cardiovascular Physiology and Medicine Masao Yoshizumi Arteriosclerosis, Cardiovascular development, Biomedical engineering, DNA damage

Neurophysiology

Kouichi Hashimoto Neuron, synapse, neuronal circuitry

Biochemistry

Kazunori Imaizumi Endoplasmic reticulum stress, Unfolded protein response, Stress response, Biochemistry, Cell biology, Molecular biology, Neurodegenerative disorder, Skeletal diseases
Biomedical Chemistry Tomoichiro Asano  

Molecular and pharmacological neuroscience

Norio Sakai Protein kinase C, spinocerebellar atrophy, Parkinson disease, elongation of neural processes, survival of neurons, ischemic brain disease, microglia, serotonin transporter

Molecular Pathology

Wataru Yasui Morpho-pathological genomics, Molecular diagnosis, Systemic analysis of genome, transcriptome and epigenome, Gastrointestinal cancer, Urological cancer, Novel diagnostic and therapeutic target, non-coding RNA, Cancer stem cell, Organoid, Genome-editing

Pathology

Yukio Takeshima Human cancer, Pathology, Environmental carcinogenesis, Asbestos, Mesothelioma, Lung Cancer, Pathological Diagnosis, Molecular target therapy

Virology

Takemasa Sakaguchi virus, innate immunity, interferon, crystal structure of protein、anti-viral reagents, hepatitis B virus, amyotrophic lateralosclerosis, optineurin

Epidemiology,Infectious Disease Control and Prevention

Junko Tanaka Hepatitis Virus (HBV, HCV, HAV, and HEV), epidemiology, disease control and prevention, theoretical epidemiology (Bayes and Markov), immune analysis of virus, effectiveness evaluation of cancer screening, blood programme and blood donation promotion, big data analysis and data health, medical statistics, global epidemiology
Public Health and Health Policy Tatsuhiko Kubo Public health, Occupational Health, Emergency Medical Team, International Disaster Relief, J-SPEED, WHO EMT MDS
Forensic Medicine Masataka Nagao  

Immunology

Tomoharu Yasuda Antigen receptor, Development of lymphocytes, Immunodeficiency, Lymphoma, Immune surveillance, Gene therapy, Allergy, Autoimmune disease


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