Division of Biobank Program for Promoting Platform of Genomics based Drug Discovery


Key Fields Japan Genomic Medicine Program
R&D phase Basic Study,Applied Study,Nonclinical Study/Pre-clinical Study,Clinical Study,None
Division of Biobank, Department of Research Infrastructure
TEL: +81-3-6870-2228


This project promotes basic research with a view to the practical implementation of genomic medicine, such as screening for causative genes by means of disease genome analysis and their functional evaluation, as well as validation studies with a view to their clinical application, and is also encouraging the research necessary to resolve the ethical, legal, and social issues posed by the provision of genomic therapy and to establish a training system for medical professionals.

Management and Evaluation Framework

PS(Program Supervisor)
  • Shuki Mizutani, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
PO(Program Officer)
  • Yasuhiro Torashima, M.D., Ph.D., School of Medicine, Nagasaki University
  • Yasuhide Yamada, M.D., DMSc., Hamamatsu University School of Medicine

Last updated 2019.4.23