Graduate School of Medicine / Faculty of Medicine, Osaka University

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Faculty and Faculty Members

Graduate School of Medicine

Division of Medicine

Main, Cooperation Department Department (Research Field) Chief
Main Department of Anatomy Neuroscience and Cell Biology Prof. SHIMADA Shoichi
Anatomy and Neuroscience Prof. SATO Makoto
Cell Biology Prof. HARADA Akihiro
Molecular Neuroscience Prof. YAMASHITA Toshihide

Department of Physiology Brain Physiology Prof. KITAZAWA Shigeru
Integrative Physiology Prof. OKAMURA Yasushi

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Prof. KIKUCHI Akira
Medical Biochemistry Prof. TAKASHIMA Seiji
Biological Science Prof. TSUKITA Sachiko
Genetics Prof. YOSHIMORI Tamotsu

Department of Pathology Histopathology Prof. MORII Eiichi
Stem Cell Pathology Prof. NAKANO Toru

Department of Pharmacology Bio-system Pharmacology Prof. KANAI Yoshikatsu
Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Prof. KURACHI Yoshihisa

Department of Medical Engineering Applied Visual Science Prof. FUJIKADO Takashi

Department of Social Medicine Public Health Prof. ISO Hiroyasu
Environmental Medicine and Population Sciences Prof. SOBUE Tomotaka
Legal Medicine Prof. MATSUMOTO Hiroshi
Biomedical Ethics and Public Policy Prof. KATO Kazuto

Department of Microbiology and Immunology Virology Prof. UEDA Keiji
Immune Regulation Prof. TAKEDA Kiyoshi
Immunology and Cell Biology Prof. ISHII Masaru
Stem Cell Biology and Developmental Immunology Prof. NAGASAWA Takashi

Department of Genome Biology Gene Therapy Science Prof. KANEDA Yasufumi
Environmental and Molecular Medicine Prof. TAKEDA Junji
Molecular Genetics  
Radiation Biology and Medical Genetics Prof. TODO Takeshi
RNA Biology and Neuroscience Prof. KAWAHARA Yukio
Statistical Genetics Prof. OKADA Yukinori

Department of Health and Sport Sciences Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience Prof. SATO Hiromichi
Biomechanics and Motor Control  
Medicine for Sports and Performing Arts Prof. NAKATA Ken

Department of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine Prof. SAKATA Yasushi
Metabolic Medicine Prof. SHIMOMURA Iichiro
Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Rheumatic Diseases Prof. KUMANOGO Atsushi
Geriatric and General Medicine Prof. RAKUGI Hiromi
Hematology and Oncology Prof. KANAKURA Yuzuru
Gastroenterology and Hepatology Prof. TAKEHARA Tetsuo
Nephrology Prof. ISAKA Yoshitaka
Laboratory Medicine  

Department of Integrated Medicine Neurology Prof. MOCHIZUKI Hideki
Psychiatry Prof. IKEDA Manabu
Pediatrics Prof. OZONO Keiichi
Dermatology Prof. KATAYAMA Ichiro
Biomedical Statistics  
Medical Informatics Prof. MATSUMURA Yasushi

Department of Radiology Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology Prof. TOMIYAMA Noriyuki
Nuclear Medicine and Tracer Kinetics Prof. HATAZAWA Jun
Radiation Oncology Prof. OGAWA Kazuhiko

Department of Surgery Cardiovascular Surgery Prof. SAWA Yoshiki
General Thoracic Surgery Prof. OKUMURA Meinoshin
Gastroenterological Surgery Prof. MORI Masaki
Gastroenterological Surgery Prof. DOKI Yuichiro
Breast and Endocrine Surgery Prof. NOGUCHI Shinzaburo
Pediatric Surgery Prof. OKUYAMA Hiroomi

Department of Acute Critical Medicine Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine Prof. FUJINO Yuji
Traumatology and Acute Critical Medicine Prof. SHIMAZU Takeshi

Department of Organ Regulation Medicine Orthopaedic Surgery Prof. YOSHIKAWA Hideki
Obstetrics and Gynecology Prof. KIMURA Tadashi
Urology Prof. NONOMURA Norio
Plastic Surgery Prof. HOSOKAWA Ko

Department of Neural and Sensory Organ Surgery Ophthalmology Prof. NISHIDA Kohji
Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Prof. INOHARA Hidenori
Neurosurgery Prof.KISHIMA Haruhiko

Specific Chair Department of Global and Innovative Medicine Specially Appointed Associate.Prof. MINAMITANI Kaori

Special Collaborating Institutes Department of Pharmaceutical Information Hospital Pharmacy  
Department of Infection Control and Prevention Infection Control and Prevention Prof. TOMONO Kazunori

Collaborating Institutes Department of Integral Function Integral Function (Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University)
Physiopathology (Center for Medical Research and Education)
Laboratory Animal Science (Institute of Experimental Animal Sciences)
Department of Host Defense Host Defense (Research Institute for Microbial Diseases,Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences,Immunology Frontier Research Center)
Department of Health Promotion Medicine Health Promotion Medicine (Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Health Care Center)

Affiliate Graduate School Department of Development and Regeneration (RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology)
Department of Pathogenesis and Metabolic Control (National Institute of Biomedical Innovation,Health and Nutrition)
Department of Allergy and Immunology (RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences)
Department of Virology and Immunology (National Institute of Biomedical Innovation,Health and Nutrition)
Department of Molecular Imaging in Cardiovascular Medicine (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center)
Department of Pediatric and Neonatal-Perinatal Research (Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health)
Department of Cancer,Infection and immunology (Clinical Research Center, National Hospital Organization Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center)
Department of Integrated Molcular Imaging ( National Institute of Radiological Sciences)
Department of Cardiovascular Science (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center)
Department of Oncology (Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases)
Department of Regulatory Science (Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency)
Department of Advanced Medicine for HIV infection (Osaka National Hospital)
Department of Epidemiology for Infectious Diseases (National Institute of Infectious Diseases)
Department of Innovative Cancer Medicine and Regulatory Science (National Cancer Center)

  • All the members who belong to laboratory of Physiology have moved to laboratory of Integrative Physiology.
  • All the members who belong to laboratory of Organ Transplantation have moved to laboratory of Pediatric Surgery.
  • All the members who belong to laboratory of Image Analysis have moved to laboratory of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology.

Division of Health Sciences

Area Department Department (Research Field) Chief
Area of Nursing Science Department of Evidence-Based Clinical Nursing Critical and Palliative Care Nursing Prof. ARAO Harue
Perioperative Care Prof. UMESHITA Koji
Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing Prof. ENDO Yoshimi
Nursing of Chronic Illness Prof. SHIMIZU Yasuko
Nursing Epidemiology Prof. MAKIMOTO Kiyoko

Department of Children's and Women's Health Reproductive Health Science Prof. OHASHI Kazutomo
Maternal Health Science Prof. SHIMADA Mieko
Developmental Child Health Science Prof. SAKAI Norio
Child and Family Nursing Prof. YAMAZAKI Akemi
Women's Health Science Prof. WATANABE Hiroko

Department of Health Promotion Science Nursing Administration Prof. INOUE Tomoko
Mathematical Health Science Prof. OHNO Yuko
Health Promotion System Science Prof. KAMIDE Kei
Science of Community Health Care System Prof. KONISHI Kaoru
Public Health Care Science Prof.OKAMOTO Reiko
Health Care and Systems Engineering  
Empowerment Science
 

Area of Medical Technology and Science Department of Functional Diagnostic Science Immuno- and Hemato-Oncology  
Science of Radiological Imaging Prof. TAKASHIMA Shodayu
Medical Ultrasonics Prof. NAKATANI Satoshi
Molecular Pathology Prof.YAMAMOTO Hirofumi
Molecular Biochemistry and Clinical Investigation Prof. MIYOSHI Eiji
Clinical Neurophysiology Prof. TAKAHASHI Masanori
Information Science  
Biological Information Science  
Department of Medical Physics and Engineering Image Science and Technology Prof. ISHIDA Takayuki
Biomedical Optics Prof. OHMI Masato
Radiation Oncology Prof. KOIZUMI Masahiko
Radiopharmacology and Bioimaging Prof. FUKUCHI Kazuki
Radiation Biology Prof. HONGYOU Tadashi
Medical Image and Information Analysis Prof. MURASE Kenya
Magnetic Resonance for Biomedicine  
X-ray Spectrum  
Radiological Technology and Science  
Department of Biomedical Informatics Neurobiology Prof. INAGAKI Shinobu
Preventive Diagnostics Prof. IWATANI Yoshinori
Cardiovascular Metabolism Prof. KIHARA Shinji
Molecular Medical Microbiology Prof. TOBE Toru
Cardiovascular Pathology  
Biomedical Informatics  
Affiliate Graduate School Molecular Imaging (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital)
Thrombosis Research (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital)
Department of Innovative Clinical Trials and Data Science (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital)
Trnsplant Coordination System (National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center Hospital)
Nursing Care for Cancer Patients Based on Multi-professional Team
Approach
(Shizuoka Cancer Center)
Particle Therapy (Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center)
Image-Guided Radiation Therapeutics (Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases)
Sleep Medicine (Kansai Electric Power Medical Research Institute)
Cancer Statistics&Informatics (National Cancer Center Japan)

Independent Associate Professor

Department Chief
Department of Bioregulation and Cellular Response Assoc.Prof. NAKADA Shinichiro
Department of Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Assoc.Prof. MATSUO Naoki

Endowed Chair

Department Chief
Department of Cancer Immunotherapy TSUBOI Akihiro
( Endowed Chair Professor )
Department of Clinical Gene Therapy
MORISHITA Ryuuichi
( Endowed Chair Professor )
Department of Vision Informatics (TOPCON) MAEDA Naoyuki ( Endowed Chair Professor )
Department of Advanced Technology for Transplantation TAKAHARA Shiro ( Endowed Chair Professor )
Department of Integrative Medicine OHNO Satoshi (Endowed Chair Associate Professor )
Department of Kampo Medicine (TSUMURA & CO.) HAGIHARA Keisuke
( Endowed Chair Associate Professor )
Department of Regenerative Dermatology ITAMI Satoshi (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Orthopedic Biomaterial Science SUGAMOTO Kazuomi
( Endowed Chair Professor )
Department of Pain Medicine SHIBATA Masahiko (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Orthopaedic Medical Engineering SUGANO Nobuhiko(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Cancer Stem Cell Biology OJI Yusuke(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Health Economics and Management KAWAGOE Masaaki(Specially Appointed Professor)
Department of Molecular Imaging in Medicine SHIMOSEGAWA Eku (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Breast Regenerative Medicine YANO Kenji (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Stem Cell Therapy Science TAMAI Katsuto (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Metabolism and Atherosclerosis MAEDA Norikazu (Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Frontier Science for Cancer and Chemotherapy SATOH Taroh(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Clinical Application of Biologics TANAKA Toshio(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Comprehensive Kidney Disease Research HAMANO Takayuki(Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Community Medicine YAMASHITA Shizuya(Specially Appointed Professor)
Department of Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Medicine KURATANI Toru(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Visual Regenerative Medicine TSUJIKAWA Motokazu(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics  
Department of Stem Cell and Applied Medicine HAYASHI Ryuhei(Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Advanced Device Medicine SAKAGUCHI Hirokazu(Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Medical Therapeutics for Heart Failure HIKOSOU Shungo(Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Surgical Therapeutics for Heart Failure YOSHIKAWA Yasushi(Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Therapeutics for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases MIZUSHIMA Tsunekazu(Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Diabetes Care Medicine IWAHASHI Hiromi (Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Health Development and Medicine NAKAGAMI Hironori (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Consilience Design KAWASAKI Kazuo (Specially Appointed Professor)
Department of Aesthetic Medicine Utilizing Antibodies TAKADA Akiyoshi (Specially Appointed Professor)
Department of Carbon Ion Radiotherapy SUZUKI Osamu (Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Therapeutic Urologic Oncology UEMURA Motohide (Endowed Chair Associate Professor)
Department of Neurotherapeutics NAGAI Yoshitaka (Endowed Chair Professor)
Department of Cardiology for International Education and Research SUMITSUJI Satoru (Endowed Chair Professor)

Joint Research Chair

Department Chief
Department of Cancer Immunology S.A.Prof. SUGIYAMA Haruo
S.A.Prof. OKA Yoshihiro
Department of Robotics&Design for Innovative Healthcare  
Department of Immunology and Regenerative Medicine S.A.Prof. TOYOFUKU Toshihiko
Department of Frontier Research in Tumor Immunology S.A.Prof. OHKURA Naganari
Department of Clinical Research in Tumor Immunology S.A.Prof. WADA Hisashi
Department of Cancer Profiling Discovery S.A.Prof. ISHII Hideshi
Department of Ocular Immunology and Regenerative Medicine S.A.A.Prof. KAWASAKI Satoshi
Department of Neuromodulation and Neurosurgery S.A.Prof. SAITO Youichi
Department of Genome Informatics S.A.Prof. NAKAYA Akihiro
Department of Translational Cell Therapy S.A.A.Prof. SAITO Atsuhiro
Department of Impulse Science for Medicine S.A.A.Prof. YAMASHITA Kunihiko
Department of Advanced Stem Cell Therapy S.A.Prof. MIYAGAWA Shigeru
Department of Cardiac of Regeneration and Therapeutics S.A.A.Prof. YASHIRO Kenta
Department of Advanced Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine S.A.A.Prof. LEE,Jong-kook
Department of Drug Discovery for Cardiovascular Regeneration S.A.A.Prof. KAWAGUCHI Naomasa
Department of Frontier of Regenerative Medicine S.A.A.Prof. CHANG Dehua
Department of Biodesign for Healthcare Innovation S.A.Prof. YAMADA Kenji

Center and Institute

Center and Institute Chief
Center for Medical Research and Education Director KAWAHARA Yukio(a.p.)
Center for Twin Research Director IWATANI Yoshinori (a.p.)
Medical Imaging Center for Translational Research Director HATAZAWA Jun (a.p.)
Center of Medical Innovation and Translational Research Director TAKASHIMA Seiji (a.p.)
Institute of Experimental Animal Sciences Director YAMASHITA Toshihide(a.p.)
Medical Education Center Director・Prof. WASA Masafumi
Center for International Relations Director KANEDA Yasufumi(a.p.)
Division of Health Science,Center for International Academic Programs Director MAKIMOTO Kiyoko(a.p.)
Division of Health Sciences,Cancer Education and Research Center Director ISOHASHI Fumiaki(a.p.)

Cooperation Faculty

Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
Institute for Protein Research
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
Health Care Center
Immunology Frontier Research Center
United Graduatc School of Child Development

Affiliate Graduate School

RIKEN
Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health
Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center
Clinical Research Center,National Hospital Organization Kinki-Chuo Chest Medical Center
National Institute of Biomedical Innovation
National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency
Osaka National Hospital
National Institute of Infectious Diseases
Shizuoka Cancer Center
Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center
National Cancer Center