Research Departments

Division of Radiation Basic Science

Department Professor Research Keyword
Environmetrics and Biometrics Shinji
Radiation Biophysics Hiroshi
radiological protection, dosimetry, radiation measurement, health risk assessment, Fukushima Daiichi accident, UNSCEAR
Molecular Epidemiology Hideshi Kawakami  
Stem Cell Biology Tomonobu Watanabe Advanced optical imaging technology, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), radiation damage prediction
Cellular Biology Satoshi Tashiro Ionizing radiation, chromosome abnormalities, DNA repair, higher order nuclear architectures


Division of Radiation Translational Medicine

Department Professor Research Keyword
Disease Model Osamu
Experimental animals, Immunology, Genetic modification, Genome editing, Somatic cell cloning, Radiation effects, T cell, Allergy
Genetics and Cell Biology Shinya Matsuura Medical genetics, Chromosome maintenance, Radiosensitivity, Primary cilia, Genome editing, Primary microcephaly
Molecular Oncology    
Experimental Oncology   Radiation biology, Radiation-induced carcinogenesis, Radiation disaster medicine, Low dose radiation effects


Division of Radiation Medical Science

Department Professor Research Keyword
Radiation Disaster Medicine Nobuyuki Hirohashi Molecular mechanisms of hypoxic response, Genomic analyses, Nuclear/Radiation disaster medicine
Hematology and Oncology Tatsuo Ichinohe Hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation, adoptive cellular therapy, immunobioinformatics, low-dose/low dose-rate irradiation, zebrafish, mesenchymal stem/stromal cells, quality-of-life/patient-reported outcome(QOL/PRO)
Surgical Oncology Morihito Okada Surgical oncology, Esophageal cancer, Lung cancer, Breast cancer, Mesothelioma, Surgery, Endoscopic surgery, Thoracosocopic surgery, Chemotherapy, Chemoradiotherapy, Immunotherapy, Oncogenes, Gene therapy, PET, Biomarker, Liquid biopsy
Regenerative Medicine Yukihito Higashi Endothelial cell, Vascular function, Rho-associated kinase, Angiogenesis, Regenerative medicine for radiation injury


Affiliated Institutions ,and others

Division of Radiation Information Registry Chief
Radiation Research Center for Frontier Science Chief
Center for Radiation Disaster Medical Science Chief
Yukihito Higashi


Collaborative Research Laboratory

Next Generation Development of Genome and Cellular Therapy Program   Cancer immunotherapy, Adoptive genome-edited T-cell therapy, Clinically usable high-fidelity artificial nuclease, Targeted T-cell genome editing, Comprehensive single-cell-based immune repertoire analyses