Clinical Science Course


Remarkable advance of science has been seen distinguishingly in the fields of life science and medical science, but eventual objective of science is that results of research make much return to human society. In medical settings where such return happens, to practice medicine with medical technique combining medical-science-based-knowledge and sophisticated clinical skills is required. Meanwhile, it will be crucial to consider how doctor-patient relationship and medical care system should be as the basis supporting such practice.

The course is divided into 2 sub-clusters; “Clinical Research & Clinical Technique Cluster” and “Preventive Medicine and Public Health Cluster”, so as to address issues illustrated above and to conduct academic research respectively.

In “Clinical Research & Clinical Technique Cluster”, students basically participate in systematic education and training program with objective evaluation system for clinical techniques. They further learn from research focused on issues observed in clinical settings, and then we grow medical practitioners having research mindset and sophisticated clinical techniques. On the other hand, we plan to grow researchers who can contribute to promotion of sophisticated clinical techniques with perspective of focusing on issues generated in clinical settings, in “Preventive Medicine & Public Health Cluster”.

  • We will grow researchers who have rich understanding to human nature and deep ethics, can keenly prospect medical issues generated by clinical settings and solve the issues properly in field of medicine and medical science throughout “Clinical Research & Clinical Techniques Cluster”. We will also grow doctors with specialties who have rich research mindset, problem-solving capability and sophisticated clinical techniques. Additionally, we will grow human resources capable of training junior medical practitioners to be excellent in terms of clinical medicine.
  • We will grow specialists of preventive medicine, including epidemiology, community medicine and environmental medicine, throughout “Preventive Medicine & Public Health Cluster”. Meanwhile, we will grow human resources who acquire rich human nature, deep ethics, research mindset and problem-solving capability, and can make great contribution with high level of professional knowledge and skills. We will further grow human resources who have training ability for junior medical practitioners to make great advance.
  • We will grow human resources who can adjust to rapidly occurring technological innovation in the field of medical science recently and change of societal structure, as well as actively accept students who work throughout both sub-clusters.

Admission Policy

  1. Those who are willing to be doctor having specialty with high level of professional knowledge and skills
  2. Those who grasp social needs properly and are willing to promote translational research with international perspective
  3. Those who are willing to investigate issues related to human well-being and diseases with wider range of insight, and to conduct research to solve the issues
  4. Those who have will to promote knowledge on public health, medicine, welfare and forensic medicine both domestically and internationally, or to cooperate in performing high level of education and research

Supervisors for Research and Main Theme of Research

Supervisors for Research Department Main Theme of Research Humanities Sciences
ORIHASHI Kazumasa Human Health and Medical Sciences, Liaison Healthcare Engineering Section Research on intraoperative diagnostic imaging for the purpose of improving safety and certainty, treatment navigation evaluation based on anticancer drug sensitivity, and perfusion evaluation of reconstructive grafts -
YAMAGAMI Takuji Radiology Research on morphological image and function metabolism image Research related to interventional radiology Fundamental and clinical research on radiotherapy against cancer
KIMURA Tomoki Radiology Clinical trials of radiation therapy
Researchs on stereotactic body radiation therapy for lung and liver tumors
Development of tailor-made radiation therapy for lung cancer using functional lung imaging
KAWANO Takashi Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
  1. Explication of pathological mechanism of Chronic pain and development of new method of treatment
  2. Explication of pathological mechanism of postoperative cognitive dysfunction and “septic encephalopathy” and development of new method of treatment
  3. Interaction of anesthesia and ion channels
UCHIDA Kazushige Gastroenterology and Hepatology Gastrointestinal immunology, pathophysiology and epidemiology of IgG4-related diseases
TERADA Yoshio Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nephrology Research on pathophysiology of renal disease and renal function, and development of new treatment methods Research on regulatory mechanism and pathophysiology of hypothalamus, pituitary gland and corticosteroids
FUJIMOTO Shimpei Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nephrology Research on impaired insulin secretion in diabetes Clinical research on pathophysiology of diabetes Clinical research on nutrition and medical treatment behavior in diabetes
YOKOYAMA Akihito Respiratory Medicine and Allergology Epidemiological and pathological analysis of airway diseases such as bronchial asthma and COPD and interstitial pneumonia, and development of new treatments Development of new biomarkers
KOJIMA Kensuke Hematology Molecular biology of hematopoietic tumors, especially molecular therapies focusing on p53 signals
KITAOKA Hiroaki Cardiology and Geriatrics Research on etiology and pathophysiology of cardiomyopathy, arteriosclerosis and organ damage Research on measures to elucidate pathophysiology of heart failure and to improve prognosis
FURUYA Hirokazu Neurology Clinical research on pathophysiology and treatment of cerebrovascular accidents and neurodegenerative disease Clinical research of dementia and higher brain dysfunction
SANO Shigetoshi Dermatology Research on epidermal keratinocyte signaling mechanism, epidermal barrier and immune response, and skin carcinogenesis mechanism in psoriasis
FUJIEDA Mikiya Pediatrics Development of new treatments for pediatric refractory renal disease Dynamics of viral infections under immunosuppression and establishment of preventive measures Regenerative medicine using umbilical cord blood
MAEDA Nagamasa Obstetrics and Gynecology Recurrence and tumor immunity, estrogen and bone/lipid metabolism, immunological response in endometriosis, regenerative medicine using cord blood stem cells -
KAZUI Hiroaki Neuropsychiatry Explication of mechanism of psychiatric symptoms of psychiatric disorders and development of treatment methods, neuroimaging research, regional psychiatric research
HANAZAKI Kazuhiro Gastroenterological Surgery Research on pathophysiology and surgical treatment of liver, biliary tract and pancreatic cancer -
ANAYAMA Takashi ※ General Thoracic Surgery Development of next-generation image guide thoracic surgery that makes full use of near-infrared fluorescence, cone beam CT, and robot support
Development of tailor-made cancer treatment by 3D culture technology
IKEUCHI Masahiko Orthopaedic Surgery Fundamental and clinical research on locomotor pain
Development of new treatments for spinal and joint diseases
Development of new artificial joint Development of rehabilitation welfare equipment
INOUE Keiji Urology Pathological and functional analysis by genetic analysis of urinary tumors
Development of new diagnosis and treatment methods based on photodynamic technology
In the process of selection Ophthalmology Undecided -
HYODO Masamitsu Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery Development of new therapies for dysphagia, pathophysiology and treatment of speech disorders, molecular biological approaches to the etiology of head and neck cancer
UEBA Tetsuya Neurosurgery Gene analysis of brain tumors and development of therapeutic methods for brain tumor stem cells About cerebral circulation metabolism for stroke risk management and treatment development and pathological elucidation Development of new treatments and pathological analysis for higher brain dysfunction after stroke and head injury
YAMAMOTO Tetsuya Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Elucidation of the pathophysiology of oral cancer and development of new diagnosis and treatment methods Immunological research on the etiology of oral mucosal diseases -
NISHIYAMA Kingo Disaster and Emergency Medicine Research on disaster relief that can be done by ordinary people
Research on communication transmission methods in the event of a disaster
SEO Hiromi Human Health and Medical Sciences, Preventive and Community Medicine Section【General Medicine】 Research on active learning methods in medical education
Study of instructor competencies in resuscitation education
MIYAMURA Mitsuhiko Pharmacy Pharmacokinetics, natural product chemistry, medical application of natural resources, verification of pharmacological activity of traditional herbal medicines
FURUMIYA Junichi Legal Medicine Traumatic pathology, iatrogenic injury, intrinsic sudden death, forensic industry occupational health, preventive medicine for dementia-related accidents, legal genetics, legal alcoholism -
SUGANUMA Narufumi Human Health and Medical Sciences, Preventive and Community Medicine Section Occupational respiratory illness, occupational health, environmental medicine, international health
YASUDA Nobufumi Human Health and Medical Sciences, Preventive and Community Medicine Section Epidemiological research on maintenance and promotion of functional health of the elderly Epidemiological research building effective evidence for lifestyle-related diseases
KOBAYASHI Michiya Human Health and Medical Sciences, Hospital Administration Section Medical safety management, safety management in endoscopic surgery, drug therapy and safety management against cancer, infection control, international collaboration

"The supervisors with "※" mark are asocciate professors, and the main theme of research is set by those professors."