Division of Health and Clinical Data BioBank Japan Project for Genomic and Clinical Research


Key Fields Japan Genomic Medicine Program(1st)
R&D phase None
Division of Biobank, Department of Research Infrastructure
TEL: +81-3-6870-2228


In this project, we are aiming to contribute to the achievement of genomic medicine by promoting the effective utilization of samples, clinical information and genome data acquired over years by BioBank Japan (BBJ), one of the largest disease biobanks in the world.
For information on previous project, please refer to the "Tailor-Made Medical Treatment Program" webpage.

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Management and Evaluation Framework

PS (Program Supervisor)
  • KOHSAKA Shinich, M.D., Ph.D., Director-General Emeritus, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
PO (Program Officer)
  • ISHIKAWA Shumpei, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo
  • KANAI Yae, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine
  • NAKAGAWA Hidewaki, M.D., Ph.D., Team Leader, Laboratory for Genome Sequencing Analysis, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences

Last updated 11/20/19