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Hokkaido University researcher DirectoryResearcher’s Directory

As of June 1,2024

Basic Medicine

Physiological Science

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Biochemistry Molecular BiologyFG
Research Fields
  1. Cell integrity based on cellular metabolisms and nuclear geometry
  2. Nano structures controlling organelle dynamics
  3. Molecular bases of cancer therapeutic resistance 
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • OIKAWA TsukasaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HASHIMOTO AriHokkaido University researcher overview
Medical ChemistryFG
research archives vol.10 Laboratory of Medical Chemistry, Department of Biochemistry
Research Fields
  1. Ubiquitin system in protein degradation
  2. Intracellular signal in cancer and immune system
  3. Functional analysis of proteins/lipids by mass spectrometry
  • HATAKEYAMA ShigetsuguHokkaido University researcher overview
  • WATANABE Masashi Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KONDO TakeshiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TSUKIYAMA TadasukeHokkaido University researcher overview
Anatomy Anatomy and EmbryologyFG
research archives vol.02 Department of Anatomy and Embryology
Research Fields
  1. Visualization of expression and localization of neural signaling molecules
  2. Glial roles in neural development and function
  3. Molecular mechanisms for synaptic circuit development
  • WATANABE MasahikoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAMASAKI MiwakoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KONNO KohtarouHokkaido University researcher overview
Histology and CytologyFG
research archives vol.38 Using the Latest Analytical Technologies to Decipher the Design of the Brain’s Operating Principles
Research Fields
  1. Anatomy and function of central nervous system
  2. Elucidation of Parkinson's disease
  3. Sensing mechanism in the mechanical and chemical sensory appratuses
  • FUJIYAMA FuminoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KARUBE FuyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HIRAI Yasuharu ◎
  • MIYAZAKI Kenichi
  • OHSHIRO Tomokazu
Physiology Cell PhysiologyFG
research archives vol.01 Department of Cell Physiology
Research Fields
  1. Visualization of cell functions using fluorescence bioimaging
  2. Spatiotemporal regulation of intra- and intercellular signal transduction
  3. Regulation of membrane dynamics
  4. Development and application of fluorescent biosensors
  • OHBA YusukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUJIOKA YoichiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • AMANO Maho ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MIZUTANI TatsuakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KASHIWAGI SayakaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KAMASAKI Tomoko ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SAKAI Nobuaki ◎
  • UEKUSA Yoshitsugu ◎
Systems NeuroscienceFG
research archives vol.09 Systems Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Physiology
Research Fields
  1. Neural control of voluntary movements
  2. Functional analysis of the frontal cortex
  3. Functional analysis of the basal ganglia
  4. Functional analysis of the cerebellum
  • TANAKA MasakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • OKADA Ken-ichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KAMEDA MasashiHokkaido University researcher overview
Pharmacology NeuropharmacologyFG
Research Fields
  1. Neuropharmacological studies of the histaminergic nervous system
  2. Analysis of neuropeptides in wakefulness
  3. Drug development targeting sleep disorders
  4. Molecular biology of hyaluronic acid
  5. Optical imaging of learning-induced neural circuit reorganization
  6. Neural basis of autism spectrum disorder and social behavior
  7. Cognitive mechanisms of virtual reality
  8. Development of novel neural activity imaging techniques
  • YOSHIKAWA TakeoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SATO MasaakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAGANUMA FumitoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HIRANO kyosukeHokkaido University researcher overview
Cellular and Molecular PharmacologyFG
Research Fields
  1. Analysis of the effects of tobacco smoke components on cellular functions
  2. Research on neutrophil activation and its control mechanism
  3. Elucidation of toxicological mechanisms and pathophysiological effects of environmental chemicals
  • YOSHIKAWA Takeo ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • HORINOUCHI TakahiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MAZAKI YuichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HIGASHI TsunehitoHokkaido University researcher overview

Pathological Science

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Pathology PathologyFG
research archives vol.44 Department of Pathology
Research Fields
  1. Research on inflammation and cancer
  2. Research on inflammation and tissue regeneration
  3. Mechanisms of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases
  4. Research on tight junction
  5. Development of new cancer-on-chip to elucidate the pathophysiology of intractable cancer
  6. Human pathology and surgical pathology
  • TANIGUCHI KojiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MIYATAKE YukikoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • IWASAKI SariHokkaido University researcher overview
Cancer PathologyFG
research archives vol.06 Department of Cancer Pathology
Research Fields
  1. Research on diagnostic and surgical pathology
  2. Cancer progression, cancer stem cells, and therapeutics.
  3. Profiling analysis of various diseases.
  4. Bioimaging and rapid-immunohistochemistry.
  5. Biomaterial for analysis of cellular reprogramming.
  6. NGS-based research on brain tumor and sarcoma.
  7. Student-oriented innovative research.
  • TANAKA ShinyaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TSUDA MasumiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANEI Zen-ichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ODA YoshitakaHokkaido University researcher overview
Diagnostic PathologyG
Research Fields
  1. Diagnostic surgical pathology (including cytopathology)
  2. Application of molecular studies in diagnostic pathology
  3. Quality control and standardization in pathology laboratories
  4. Clinicopathologic analysis of human malignancy
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Microbiology and Immunology ImmunologyFG
research archives vol.34 Department of Immunology
Research Fields
  1. Host protection mediated by TLR and NLR family proteins
  2. Role of the innate immune system in the onset of infection and inflammatory diseases
  3. Nod2-dependent intestinal mucosal homeostasis and pathogenesis of Crohn’s disease
  4. CITA/NLRC5: a key regulator of MHC class I genes
  5. Mechanisms of immune evasion by cancers
  6. Development of novel biomarkers and immunotherapies for cancer patients
  7. Vaccine development against cancer and coronaviruses using a novel vaccine technology
  • KOBAYASHI KoichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANAKA Tsutomu
  • KASUGA Yusuke ◎
  • TAKEISHI Atsuki ◎
Microbiology and Infectious DiseasesFG
research archives vol.40 Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Research Fields
  1. Studies on viral and host factors involved in the propagation of hepatitis virus (HBV, HCV)
  2. Studies on the mechanism of pathogenicity of virus infection through molecular biological analysis and animal experimentation
  3. Studies on the diagnosis and drug discovery of viral infection (Coronavirus, Flavivirus)
  4. Epidemiological and molecular biological studies on zoonotic diseases (Hantavirus, Flavivirus)
  • FUKUHARA TakasukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAMURA TomokazuHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUZUKI RigelHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUZUKI Saori

Social Medicine

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Social Medicine HygieneFG
research archives vol.45 Department of Hygiene
Research Fields
  1. Environmental epidemiological studies
  2. Quasi-experimental assessment of population-level health interventions (interrupted time series, instrumental variables)
  3. Emergency preparedness for climate change, natural disasters, and infectious diseases in healthcare facilities
  4. Epidemiological study on behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia
  5. Assessment of health effects of climate change and global environment
  • UEDA KayoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Seposo Xerxes TesoroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ARAI AsunaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Uttajug AthichaHokkaido University researcher overview
Public HealthFG
research archives vol.05 Department of Public Health
Research Fields
  1. Studies on diet, physical activity, social environment and physical and mental health in adults and elderly
  2. Study of factors related to the health and development of children from conception
  3. Research on infertility prevention and treatment support
  4. Study on post COVID-19 condition
  • TAMAKOSHI AkikoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MAEDA Eri
  • KIMURA TakashiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUROTORI Isaku
Forensic MedicineFG
Research Fields
  1. Studies on medico-legal diagnosis of cause of death, postmortem interval, wounds, asphyxia, identification and postmortem CT diagnosis.
  2. Studies on the mechanisms of generation concerning exogeneous unusual findings.
  • MATOBA KotaroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • JIN ShigekiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUZUKI Takayoshi
Health Care PolicyFG
Research Fields
  1. Study on measures of healthcare and welfare for community-dwelling people in low fertility and ageing society
  2. Epidemiological study on HIV/AIDS/STIs and other includes Zoonosis and Life-Related diseases
  3. Study on risk perception/management/communication for infectious diseases
  4. Development of indicators to measure/raise community awareness against diseases
  • TAMAKOSHI Akiko ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • OBAYASHI YoshihideHokkaido University researcher overview
BiostatisticsFG
Research Fields
  1. Multivariate survival analysis
  2. Development and evaluation methodology for diagnostic method and clinical prediction model
  3. Development and application of clinical trial design
  4. Joint model of longitudinal data with flexibility
  5. Clinical epidemiology using big-data and public database
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • YOKOTA IsaoHokkaido University researcher overview
Medical Education and General MedicineG
research archives vol.31 Department of Medical Education and General Medicine
Research Fields
  1. Development of innovative teaching methods and materials
  2. Development of innovative evaluation methods
  3. Studies on factors that affect learning behavior
  4. Studies on factors that affect physicians' carrier selection
  • TAKAHASHI MakotoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Houman Goudarzi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MURAKAMI Manabu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SATO YasuyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Regulatory ScienceG
Research Fields
  1. Studies on data necessary for the development of advanced biological medicines
  2. Studies on developmental strategy for orphan drugs
  3. Studies on post marketing surveillance of pharmaceuticals and medical devices
  • ARATO TeruyoHokkaido University researcher overview
Translational Research ManagementG
Research Fields
  1. Methodology for clinical research
  2. Data manegement of clinical trial
  3. Manegement of cell processing for cell therapy and regenerative medicine
  4. Methodology for translational research support
  • SATO NorihiroHokkaido University researcher overview
Patient SafetyG
Research Fields
  1. Research on the methodology about sysytem approach to patient safety
  2. Research on the methodology for cultivating talented risk managers in hospitals
  3. Research on the methodology about standardization of medical accident investigation
  • NASUHARA YasuyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Health Data ScienceG
Research Fields
  1. Studies on the methodology of clinical trials
  2. Studies on the methodology of drug safety data analysis
  3. Studies on the multivariate data analysis
  • ITO M YoichiHokkaido University researcher overview
Clinical Genetic and Medical EthicsG
Research Fields
  1. research on disclosure of secondary findings in genomic medicine
  2. Research on newborn screening and genetic counseling
  3. Research on tele-medicine in genetic counseling
  4. Research on genetic counseling in presymptomatic genetic testing
  5. Research on providing systems for prenatal genetic testing and genetic counseling
  • YAMADA TakahiroHokkaido University researcher overview
Endowed Departments Biological Response and RegulationF
  • MATOBA Kotaro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • Ozaki Michitaka ◎
  • HAGA Sanae ◎

Clinical medicine

Internal Medicine

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Internal Medicine Respiratory MedicineFG
research archives vol.28 Department of Respiratory Medicine
Research Fields
  1. Prospective cohort studies of asthma and/or COPD
  2. Research on molecular mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment of thoracic malignancies
  3. Research on molecular mecahnisms of chronic airway disease and/or diffuse lung disease
  4. Basic/clinical research on pulmonary hypertension and cardiac sarcoidosis
  5. Basic / clinical research on respiratory infectious diseases
  • KONNO SatoshiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Houman Goudarzi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHIMIZU Kaoruko
  • KITAI HidenoriHokkaido University researcher overview
Rheumatology, Endocrinology and NephrologyFG
research archives vol.13 Department of Rheumatology, Endocrinology and Nephrology
Research Fields
  1. Basic and clinical research on autoimmune disorders
  2. Research on the pathophysiology, diagnosis and therapy of diabetes, obesity and dyslipidemia
  3. Research on the pathophysiology and therapy of endocrine diseases
  4. Basic and clinical research on renal diseases
  • ATSUMI TatsuyaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMURA AkinobuHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Olga AmengualHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HISADA Ryo
Gastroenterology and HepatologyFG
research archives vol.23 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Research Fields
  1. Research for pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of liver diseases
  2. Research for pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of pancreatobiliary diseases
  3. Research for pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumor of digestive system
  4. Research for pathophysiology and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases
  5. Research for pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of digestive diseases
  • SAKAMOTO NaoyaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUDA GokiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUGIURA Ryo ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MIYAMOTO Shuichi
Cardiovascular MedicineFG
research archives vol.25 Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Research Fields
  1. Reasearch on pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment for ischemic heart disease
  2. Molecular biological and clinical reasearch on pathophysiology and treatment for heart failure
  3. Reasearch on etiology, diagnosis, and treatment for cardiomyopathy
  4. Reasearch on molecular and genetic basis, diagnosis, and treatment for lifestyle disorder
  5. Reasearch on etiology, diagnosis, and treatment for arrhythmia
  6. Development of non-invasive technique for diagnosis of heart disease
  • ANZAI ToshihisaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAGAI ToshiyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ISHIZAKA SuguruHokkaido University researcher overview
Medical OncologyFG
Research Fields
  1. Research on diagnosis and treatment of malignant tumors
  2. Research on molecular pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancers and mediastinal tumors
  3. Research on molecular pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of tumors of the digestive organs
  4. Research on cancer drug therapy
  5. Research on molecular targeting therapy of cancer
  6. Research on genome analysis, companion diagnostics and precision medicine of cancer
  • KONNO Satoshi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKEUCHI Satoshi Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NOGUCHI TakuroHokkaido University researcher overview
HematologyFG
research archives vol.11 Department of Hematology
Research Fields
  1. Research on molecular pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment of hematological malignancies
  2. Basic and clinical research to improve outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and immune cell therapy
  3. Basic research to understand cellular & molecular biology of hematopoiesis
  4. Basic and clinical research on cell therapies against viral infections and malignant diseases
  5. Pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of immunodeficiencies, including AIDS
  6. Reserch to improve safety and efficacy of blood transfusion
  7. Research on platelet function, blood coagulation and fibrinolysis
  • TESHIMA TakanoriHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HASHIMOTO DaigoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAGAWA MasaoHokkaido University researcher overview
Health Care MedicineG
Research Fields
  1. Research for impaired health caused by stresses
  2. Research for evidence based medicine in health examination
  3. Research for occupational mental health
  4. Research for adolescent mental health
  5. Research for therapeutic interventions of mental disorders
  • ASAKURA SatoshiHokkaido University researcher overview
Clinical Cancer GenomicsG
Research Fields
  1. Research for cancer genomics
  2. Research for genomic abnormality of cancer
  3. Research for epigenetic alteration of cancer
  4. Development of novel biomarker on cancer
  5. Research for molecular targeted therapy on cancer
  • KINOSHITA IchiroHokkaido University researcher overview
Radiology Radiation OncologyFG
research archives vol.30 Department of Radiation Oncology
Research Fields
  1. Research for external irradiation
  2. Research for high precision X ray therapy
  3. Research for Particle therapy and Proton therapy
  4. Research for medical physics
  5. Research for radiobiology for radiotherapy
  • AOYAMA HidefumiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KATOH NorioHokkaido University researcher overview
  • UCHINAMI YusukeHokkaido University researcher overview
Diagnostic ImagingFG
research archives vol.29 Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Graduate School of Medicine
Research Fields
  1. Diagnostic radiology using CT, MRI, ultrasound, and nuclear medicine
  2. Vasicular imaging and interventional radiology
  3. Radioisotope treatment
  4. Imaging analysis of tracer kinetics and artificial intelligence
  5. Synthesis of contrast media and radiopharmaceuticals
  6. Molecular imaging using stable isotopes and radio isotopes
  • KUDO KohsukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HIRATA KenjiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HARADA TaisukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Minghui Tang ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • BITO Yoshitaka ◎
  • Majigsuren Mungunkhuyag ◎
Comprehensive Radiological ScienceG
Endowed Departments Respiratory and Cardiovascular Innovative ResearchF
Research Fields
  1. Pathogenesis and development of pulmonary hypertension
  2. Right heart function in pulmonary hypertension
  3. Imaging and treatment of cardiac sarcoidosis
  • TSUJINO Ichizo ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Minimally Invasive Advanced Heart Failure TherapeuticsF
Research Fields
  1. Appropriate use criteria for percutaneous coronary intervention
  2. Development of novel minimal invasive procedures for structural heart disease
  3. Cost-effectiveness analysis of transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  4. Predictors for thrombus formation on prosthetic valve following transcatheter aortic valve replacement
  • ANZAI Toshihisa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KAMIYA Kiwamu ◎
Innovative Heart Failure TelemedicineF
Research Fields
  1. Development of remote monitoring for heart failure patients using electrophysiologic devices
  2. Optimal medical treatment for heart failure by remote hemodynamic monitoring
  3. Prevention of sudden cardiac death
  4. Development of large-scale heart failure registry
  • ANZAI Toshihisa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAO Motoki ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KADOSAKA Takahide ◎
Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Development F
Research Fields
  1. Stable isotope and multi-nuclear MRI
  2. Image processing and computer-assisted diagnosis using AI
  3. Efficacy for diagnostic imaging
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHIMIZU Yukie ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview

Surgery

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Surgery Gastroenterological Surgery IFG
research archives vol.24 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery I
Research Fields
  1. Basic research and treatment on the surgical GI tract and HPB diseases.
  2. Development of endoscopic and/or robotic surgery for the GI tract and HPB diseases.
  3. Study for the pathogenesis and management of transplant immunology
  4. Research for the improvement of organ preservation
  5. Clarification of pathogenesis and development of new strategy of cell transplantation
  6. Artificial Intelligence (AI) applied research in the field of gastroenterological surgery
  7. Study of the surgical education and surgical training
  8. Basic research and treatment on pediatric surgical oncology and pediatric hepato-biliary diseases
  9. Basic and clinical research on the function of pediatric digestive system
  • TAKETOMI AkinobuHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HONDA Shohei ◎
  • FUKAI Moto ◎
  • KAKISAKA Tatsuhiko
  • NAGATSU Akihisa ◎
  • KAWAMURA Norio
  • KAWAHARA Insu ◎
Gastroenterological Surgery IIFG
research archives vol.08 Department of Gastroenterological Surgery II
Research Fields
  1. Clarification of pathophysiology and development of surgical treatments of the malignancy of the digestive system
  2. Development of endoscopic surgery and its devices
  3. Clinical researvh for perioperative management of highly invasive digestive surgeries
  4. Study for multidisciplinary treatment of pancreato-biliary cancer
  5. Molecular research on biomarkers associated with oncological malignancy
  6. Exploring translational research on immunotherapy
  7. Analysis of immune responses in tumor microenvironments
  8. Study of gene therapy for intractable cancers
  9. Study for surgical education
  10. Study for bariatric and metabolic surgery
  • HIRANO SatoshiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHICHINOHE ToshiakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KURASHIMA Yo ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMURA ToruHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Takeuchi Shintaro ◎
  • WADA Masataka ◎
Renal and Genitourinary SurgeryFG
research archives vol.18 Department of Renal and Genitourinary Surgery
Research Fields
  1. The mechanism of development of detrusor overactivity associated with lower urinary tract obstruction
  2. Neural transmitted pathway at the bladder stimulation
  3. The development of chronic rejection in transplanted kidney
  4. The analysis of immunology in renal transplantation and development of the treatment of immunological regulation
  5. The mechanism of carcinogenesis and progression in kidney cancer
  6. The mechanism of metastasis and progression of urothelial cancer
  7. QOL study on the treatment of prostate cancer
  8. The development of minimal invasive surgery
  • TAKETOMI Akinobu ※
  • ABE TakashigeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MATSUMOTO Ryuji ◎
  • MIYATA Haruka
  • MURAI Sachiyo ◎
Cardiovascular SurgeryFG
research archives vol.39 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Research on surgery for severe heart failure
  2. Research on surgery for functional mitral regurgitation
  3. Research on myocardial protection
  4. Research on cold preservation and autophagy in the heart
  5. Metabolic disturbances in atrial fibrillation
  6. Endovascular stent graft therapy for aortic diseases
  • WAKASA SatoruHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHINGU YasushigeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KATO NobuyasuHokkaido University researcher overview
Breast SurgeryG
research archives vol.46 Department of Breast Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Research on biological characteristics in breast cancer
  2. Research on endocrine therapy in breast cancer
  3. Research on mechanisms of breast cancer development and prevention
  4. Research on the development of new breast cancer screening methods
  5. Research on the development of breast cancer surgical methods
  6. Research on the perioperative drug therapy for breast cancer
  7. Research on drug therapy for metastatic breast cancer
  8. Research on hereditary breast cancer
  • TAKAHASHI MasatoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HOSODA Mitsuchika ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MORIYA Yumi
Thoracic SurgeryG
research archives vol.47 Department of Thoracic Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Development of minimally invasive thoracic surgery
  2. Surgery in multimodality thearapy for lung cancer
  3. Lung transplantation
  4. Photodynamic therapy using nanoparticle for thoracic malignant tumors
  5. Development of early diagnosis and molecular targeted therapy using next generation sequence for lung cancer
  6. Photoimmunotherapy for lung cancer
  7. Therapy for malignant mesothelioma and dissemination of caner
  • KATO TatsuyaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • UJIIE HidekiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ARAGAKI MasatoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • OHTAKA Kazuto ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Anesthesia and Perioperative MedicineFG
research archives vol.20 Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine
Research Fields
  1. Cerebral protection and resuscitation
  2. Care and Cure for the whole body against invasive biological stress
  3. Neurotoxicity by anesthetics
  4. Mechanism of postoperative cognitive dysfunction
  5. Mechanism and treatment of pain
  6. Mechanism of respiratory cycle and effect of drugs
  7. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  8. Patient management system in the operating room and the medical economics
  • MORIMOTO YujiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAGI YasunoriHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TOKI Takayuki
Acute and Critical Care MedicineFG
Research Fields
  1. Elucidation of the pathophysiology of host responses to various insults and establishment of their control methods
  2. Multiple organ dysfunction syndrome -pathophysiology and treatment-
  3. Critical care medicine
  4. Cardiopulmonary cerebral resuscitation
  5. Toxicology
  6. Disaster medicine
  7. Medical, transportation, and information system for acute medicine
  8. Traumatology
  • MORIMOTO Yuji ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • WADA TakeshiHokkaido University researcher overview
Endowed Departments Transplant SurgeryF
Research Fields
  1. Basic studies for the safe use of Expanded Criteria Donor (ECD) grafts: improvement of organ storage and development of organ perfusion
  2. Novel methods to enhance the survival signal in the graft
  3. Basic study to construct cell resource bank of human liver-derived stem cells
  4. Experimental and clinical studies to establish immunological tolerance introduced by regulatory T cells and its evaluation of immunological status
  5. Basic studies for the improvement of the prognosis after cell transplantation
  6. Clinical studies for the improvement of pancreatic islet transplantation
  • TAKETOMI Akinobu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • WATANABE Masaaki ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAGATSU Akihisa ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview

Specialized Medicine

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Reconstructive Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine Orthopedic SurgeryFG
research archives vol.07 Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Elucidation of pathology and development of therapeutic strategy for arthritis
  2. Identification of role of glycans in bone and cartilage metabolism
  3. Study of pathology and development of therapeutic strategy for osteoporosis
  4. Clarification of pathology and development of therapeutic strategy for intervertebral disc degeneration
  5. Biomechanical study for pathology and treatment options of musculoskeletal diseases
  6. Research about pathology and treatment strategy for spinal cord and peripheral nerve diseases
  7. Development of novel analytic tools for musculoskeletal diseases using AI
  8. Research about genetic and epidemiologic aspects of musculoskeletal diseases
  9. Development of regenerative medicine for musculoskeletal diseases
  • IWASAKI NorimasaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ONODERA Tomohiro
  • Alaa TerkawiHokkaido University researcher overview
Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryFG
research archives vol.21 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Translational research in wound healing
  2. Translational research in treatment of keloid
  3. Development of surgical technique in free tissue transfer
  4. Basic research in surgical oncology
  5. Translational research of angiogenesis of vascular and lymphatic vessel
  6. Regenerative medicine based on tissue engineering method
  7. Development of therapeutic technique in cranio-maxillo-facial surgery
  • YAMAMOTO YuheiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUNAYAMA EmiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ISHIKAWA KosukeHokkaido University researcher overview
Rehabilitation MedicineG
Research Fields
  1. Research on motion analysis of movement disorders
  2. Research on activity monitoring
  3. Research on functioning statistics for daily life
  4. Research on telerehabilitation
  5. Research on assessment methods for cognitive impairment
  • MUKAINO MasahikoHokkaido University researcher overview
Sports MedicineG
Research Fields
  1. Motion analysis of athletes for performance improvement
  2. Development of reconstruction surgery for osteoarthritis
  3. Tissue regeneration of joints
  4. Elucidation of remodeling mechanism of soft tissue
  5. Medical application of synthetic polymer gel
  6. Development of advanced treatment technology for musculoskeletal disorder
  • KONDO EijiHokkaido University researcher overview
Reproductive and Developmental Medicine PediatricsFG
research archives vol.27 Department of Pediatrics
Research Fields
  1. Establishing methods for early diagnosis of primary immunodeficiency diseases.
  2. Molecular epidemiological studies on macrolide-resistant mycoplasma pneumoniae
  3. Clinical and molecular study for diagnosis and management in pediatric hematology and oncology.
  4. Clinical and molecular study in pediatric stem cell transplantation and cell therapy.
  5. Molecular analysis of pediatric endocrine disease.
  6. Pathological analysis and therapeutic development using neurological disease model animals.
  7. Histopathological analysis on the role of activated glomerular parietal epithelial cell in childhood kidney disease.
  8. Development of a Mitochondrial Drug Delivery System for Myocardial Regeneration Therapy.
  9. Study to improve outcome of neonatal chronic lung disease.
  10. Basic and Clinical study in inborn errors of metabolism.
  • MANABE AtsushiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKEDA AtsuhitoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • EGAWA KiyoshiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Shimaa Said Mohamed Ali Abdrabou
  • MORIKAWA Shuntaro
  • UEKI Masahiro ◎
Obstetrics and GynecologyFG
research archives vol.35 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Research Fields
  1. Basic studies on the physiology of fetus and amnion
  2. Clinical studies on the antenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy
  3. Studies on the development of new strategy for the management of complicated pregnancies
  4. Clinical studies on the treatment of infertility
  5. Intrafollicular physiology
  6. Molecular mechanism of genesis and metastasis of uterine cancer
  7. Chemoresistance of female reproductive cancer
  8. Molecular mechanism of placental growth and differentiation
  9. Development of novel molecular-targeting therapy for ovarian cancer
  10. Establishment of new effective screening method for cervical cancer
  • WATARI HidemichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUDO MasatakaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKEDA MahitoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Tianyue Zhai ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAMAZAKI Hiroyuki ◎
Sensory Organ Medicine DermatologyFG
research archives vol.42 Department of Dermatology
Research Fields
  1. Molecular biological research of epidermis
  2. Research on pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of genetic skin disorders
  3. Research on pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune blistering skin diseases
  4. Research on pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of malignant skin tumors
  5. Research on pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis
  6. Research on tissue engineering and wound healing
  7. Research on novel therapeutic modalities for genetic skin disorders
  • UJIIE HideyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NATSUGA KenHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKASHIMA Shota
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck SurgeryFG
research archives vol.26 Department of Otolaryngology−Head and Neck Surgery
Research Fields
  1. Basic research and clinical analysis for pathogenesis of sensorineural hearing loss
  2. Basic research and clinical analysis of sensorineural hearing loss by viral infection
  3. Basic research and clinical analysis of nasal allergy
  4. Basic research and clinical analysis of Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis
  5. Immunological approach for head and neck cancer
  6. Basic research and clinical analysis of chemotherapy for head and neck cancer
  7. Molecular biologic studies on head and neck cancer
  • HOMMA AkihiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMARU YujiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SUZUKI MasanobuHokkaido University researcher overview
OphthalmologyFG
research archives vol.03 Department of Ophthalmology
Research Fields
  1. Retinal cell biology
  2. Ocular Immunology and inflammation
  3. Ocular neuroprotection
  4. Ocular oncology and pathology
  5. Pathophysiology and treatment of ocular surface disease
  6. Ocular circulation and metabolism
  • ISHIDA SusumuHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAMBA KenichiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MURATA MiyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Neurological Disorder PsychiatryFG
research archives vol.19 Department of Psychiatry
Research Fields
  1. Psychopathology of psychiatric diseases
  2. Development of new psychotherapy techniques
  3. Development of new diagnostic techniques and new treatment of epilepsy
  4. Molecular genetic study of psychiatric diseases
  5. Development of animal models of psychiatric diseases and neuroscience
  6. Development of new psychotropic drugs and psychopharmacology
  7. Neuroimaging in psychiatric diseases
  8. Neurophysiological and neuropsychological study of psychiatric diseases
  • YABE Ichiro ※
  • HASHIMOTO NaokiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • UDO Niki
  • SAWAGASHIRA Ryo ◎
NeurosurgeryFG
research archives vol.43 Department of Neurosurgery
Research Fields
  1. Basic and clinical research on malignant glioma
  2. Basic and clinical research on cerebrovascular disorders
  3. Basic and clinical research on spinal cord disorders
  4. Translational research on CNS regeneration
  5. Surgical anatomy of skull base surgery
  6. Genetic research on cerebrovascular disorders
  7. Cerebral blood flow and metabolism
  8. Clinical research on pediatric neurosurgery
  • FUJIMURA MikiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAMAGUCHI ShigeruHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KAWABORI MasahitoHokkaido University researcher overview
NeurologyFG
research archives vol.41 Department of Neurology
Research Fields
  1. Molecular biology and genetics for neurological disorders
  2. Immunohistochemistry of muscles and peripheral nerves
  3. Basic studies for the disease mechanism and therapeutic approach in neuro-immunological disorders
  4. Biomarkers in neurological disorders
  5. Clinical neuroelectrophysiology
  6. Cogitive brain function
  7. Neuroepidemiology
  • YABE IchiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAGUCHI HiroakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHIRAI Shinichi ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Endowed Departments Advanced telemedicine for future clinical fieldF
Research Fields
  1. Development and clinical application of palpation technology in telemedicine
  2. Development of telecommunication network and legislation for telemedicin
  3. Clinical application of new digital medical devices and AI-assisted medical technology
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • ENDO Tsutomu ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Advanced Stroke Medicine and Healthcare EconomicsF        
Research Fields
  1. Healthcare economic research on advanced stroke medicine
  2. Healthcare economic research on the management of subarachnoid hemorrhage in the acute stage
  3. Impact of stroke care advancements on the healthcare economics
  • FUJIMURA Miki ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KURISU Kota ◎
Industry Creation Departments Advanced Research for Locomotor SystemF
Research Fields
  1. Development of analysis method or regulation system of locomotor organs
  2. Development of screening, prevention, and treatment strategy for locomotor diseases
  3. Development of strategy for regeneration of nervous system
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KADOYA Ken ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Functional Reconstruction for the Knee JointF
Research Fields
  1. Development of novel joint preservation surgery for knee osteoarthritis
  2. Novel evaluation method for knee function
  3. Establishment of the surgical strategy for joint preservation surgery optimized for individual knee function
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • IWASAKI Koji ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Biomaterial Function RegenerationF
Research Fields
  1. Development of less invasive regenerative medicine for musculoskeletal disorders
  2. Development of novel devices for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders
  3. Development of postoperative training programs for less invasive regenerative medicine
  4. Research on evaluation techniques for combination therapy of biomaterials and cells
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview

Interdisciplinary Medicine

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Medical Biology NeurobiologyFG
research archives vol.32 Department of Neurobiology
Research Fields
  1. Neurobiology of axon
  2. Neurobiology of synapse
  • KAMIYA HaruyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Human Evolution StudiesFG
Research Fields
  1. Paleopathology of prehistoric inhabitants of Hokkaido
  2. Development of morphological analysis methods of human fossils
  3. Human-environment relationships in Eurasian Paleolithic
  4. Archaeometry of obsidian
  5. Research on prehistoric cultures of Hokkaido
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUBO DaisukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAZAWA YuichiHokkaido University researcher overview

Immunology,Pathological Oncology

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Immunology ImmunobiologyG
research archives vol.33 Department of Immunobiology
Research Fields
  1. Tumor Immmunology
  2. Transplant Immunology (including studies of xenotransplantation using gene modified pigs)
  3. Study and development of cell therapy for inflammatory diseases
  • SEINO Ken-ichiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MORI Akihiro
Molecular PsychoimmunologyG
research archives vol.22 Division of Molecular Psychoimmunology
Research Fields
  1. Molecular mechanism for T cell-specific autoimmune disease development by the gateway reflexes
  2. Bioelectronic medicine by the gateway reflexes and the VNS
  3. Molecular mechanisms underlying inflammation development via the IL-6 amplifier activation
  4. Research for functional roles of SNPs associated with chronic inflammatory diseases (the IL-6 amplifier)
  5. Development of novel drugs and biomarkers for diseases associated with chronic inflammation (the IL-6 amplifier)
  • MURAKAMI MasaakiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HOJYO ShintaroHokkaido University researcher overview
Biological Molecular MechanismsG
research archives vol.48 Department of Biological Molecular Mechanisms
Research Fields
  1. Molecular mechanism of autophagy
  2. Molecular mechanism of life phenomena regulated by liquid-liquid phase separation
  3. Elucidating the molecular functions of biomolecules based on their structure
  • NODA NobuoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUJIOKA yukoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NOSHIRO daisukeHokkaido University researcher overview
Pathological Oncology Stem Cell BiologyG
research archives vol.37 Department of Stem Cell Biology
Research Fields
  1. Molecular mechanism involved in the maintenance and differentiation of neural stem/precursor cells
  2. Molecular mechanism of neural stem/precursor aging
  3. Characterization of cancer stem cells and analysis of their therapeutic targets
  4. Relationship between neural stem cells and age-related disorders.
  • KONDO ToruHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Son YouLeeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • OIKAWA NaotoHokkaido University researcher overview
Biomedical OncologyG
research archives vol.36 Department of Biomedical Oncology
Research Fields
  1. Studying how cancers develop
  2. Elucidating the mechanisms of how drug resistance occurs in cancer
  3. Generating novel anti-cancer therapeutics
  • SONOSHITA MasahiroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • OOSHIO TakakoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YAMAMURA RyodaiHokkaido University researcher overview

Graduate School of Biomedical Science and Engineering

Quantum Biomedical Science and Engineering Course

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Particle Beams for Biomedical Science and Engineering Radiation Oncology
  • SHIRATO HirokiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HASHIMOTO TakayukiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KOBASHI KeijiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NISHIOKA KentaroHokkaido University researcher overview
Radiation Medical Physics
  • TAKAO SeishinHokkaido University researcher overview
  • YOKOKAWA KoheiHokkaido University researcher overview
Radiation for Biomedical Science and Engineering Medical Applied Basic Physics
  • AIKAWA MasayukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Medical Physics and Engineering
  • ISHIKAWA MasayoriHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMOTO TakahiroHokkaido University researcher overview
Clinical Medical Physics
  • SUZUKI RyusukeHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAMURA MasayaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KANEHIRA TakahiroHokkaido University researcher overview

Molecular Biomedical Science and Engineering Course

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DepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Biomedical Imaging Medical Image Analysis
  • Katoh ChietsuguHokkaido University researcher overview
Integrated Molecular Imaging
  • KUGE YujiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MIZUNO YukiHokkaido University researcher overview
Biomarker Imaging Science
  • Khin Khin ThaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Kenneth Lee SutherlandHokkaido University researcher overview
Biology for Biomedical Science and Engineering Molecular Oncology
  • YASUDA Motoaki ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Molecular and Cellular Dynamics Research
  • ONODERA Yasuhito Hokkaido University researcher overview

Center and Facility / Education and Research Support

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Center and FacilityDepartmentsProfessorAssociate ProfessorLecturerAssistant Professor
Institute for Animal Experimentation
  • OHBA Yusuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TOSA NorikoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKEI NorioHokkaido University researcher overview
Core Research Facility, Medical and Dental Research Building
  • YiminHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMURA Hideki 〇Hokkaido University researcher overview
Brain Research
  • YAMANOBE TakanobuHokkaido University researcher overview
Research Center for Cooperative Projects
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NAKAMURA Hideki 〇※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANIGUCHI Koji ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TSUDA Masumi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • ONODERA Tomohiro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Medical and Health Research Promotion Involving Human Subjects
  • TAMAKOSHI Akiko ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Molecular and Cellular Function Imaging
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Medical AI Education and Research
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Center for Medical Education and International Relations
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKAHASHI MakotoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUJIYAMA Fumino ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • YABE Ichiro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • HOMMA Akihiro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • Houman GoudarziHokkaido University researcher overview
  • MURAKAMI ManabuHokkaido University researcher overview
  • SATO YasuyukiHokkaido University researcher overview
International Relations Division
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Center for Cause of Death Investigation
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Legal medicine and toxicology
  • MATOBA Kotaro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • JIN Shigeki ◎
  • KIUCHI Takayuki ◎
Pathology and hospital safety management
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NASUHARA Yasuyuki ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • NEGISHI Jun ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANAKA Satoshi ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUJIWARA Akira ※
Autopsy imaging
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SAKAMOTO Keita ※
  • IKEBE Yohei ◎
  • Harada Taisuke ※
Legal Dentistry
  • YAWAKA Yasutaka ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MINOWA Kazuyuki ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TAKEUCHI Akiko ◎Hokkaido University researcher overview
Clinical Simulation Center
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • HIRANO Satoshi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • HOMMA Akihiro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KURASHMA YoHokkaido University researcher overview
Medical Innovation Center
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Global Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering
  • HATAKEYAMA Shigetsugu ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUGE Yuji ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • SHIRATO HirokiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • HASHIMOTO TakayukiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • ONODERA YasuhitoHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Khin Khin ThaHokkaido University researcher overview
  • KOBASHI KeijiHokkaido University researcher overview
  • NISHIOKA KentaroHokkaido University researcher overview
  • Kenneth Lee SutherlandHokkaido University researcher overview
Public Relations Office
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • AOYAMA Hidefumi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • MATOBA Kotaro ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • HASHIMOTO Takayuki ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TSUDA Masumi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Research Strategy Office
  • TANAKA Shinya ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • TANIGUCHI Koji ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • FUKUHARA Takasuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • KUDO Kohsuke ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • UJIIE Hideyuki ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
  • AOYAMA Hidefumi ※Hokkaido University researcher overview
Library
  • IWASAKI Norimasa ※Hokkaido University researcher overview

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