Division of Genomic Medicine Tohoku Medical Megabank Project


Key Fields Japan Genomic Medicine Program(1st)
R&D phase Basic Study
Division of Biobank, Department of Research Infrastructure
TEL: +81-3-6870-2228


This project contributes to the reconstruction of regional healthcare by carrying out a long-term health survey focused on areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, and provides the research infrastructure for the development of personalized genomic medicine by building up a biobank including materials and information from 150,000 individuals.

Implementing Body

Management and Evaluation Framework

Management and Evaluation Framework
PS(Program Supervisor)
  • Yoshiyuki Sakaki, Ph.D., President, Shizuoka Futaba Gakuen
PO(Program Officer)
  • Kenjiro Kosaki, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Center for Medical Genetics, Keio University School of Medicine
  • Akiko Tamakoshi, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Public Health, Hokkaido University, Faculty of Medicine
  • Katsuyuki Miura, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Public Health, Shiga University of Medical Science

Last updated 2017.7.7