• Message to Nepal
    Message to Nepal

    We ToMMo are deeply shocked and saddened to hear the tragic loss of lives and injuries caused by the earthquake that struck Nepal as well as its surrounding neighbors, and extend our sincerest condolences to the victims of this disaster and to those bereaved and affected.

    We wish a speedy recovery to those injured by this calamity.

    “8 rules to prevent communicable disease” / “8 Tips for Mental Health Promotion after Disaster” available in Nepali

  • [Events] The 73rd In Silico Megabank Research Seminar
    [Events] The 73rd In Silico Megabank Research Seminar

    February 12 (Friday) 5:00 pm‐6:30 pm
    @Small Conference Room 2(3rd Floor)

    “Search for Genetic Factors of Immune-related Diseases”
    Dr. Yuki Hitomi (Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

  • [News] Summary of "Post 3/11: Interview series"

    Interviewer Nicole Gunawansa summarized the Interview series “Post 3/11: Interview Based Narration of Japan’s Progress”. The summary titled “Interview-Based Narrative: A Window into Japanese Resilience Post 3/11” is now online.

  • [News] Integrative Japanese Genome Variation Database

    We will expand the range of information in Tohoku Medical Megabank Project’s Whole Genome Reference Panel available to scientific community. Locations and allele frequencies of all SNVs in the panel will soon be accessible to researchers.

  • [New article]

    Interview with Dr. Yamamoto “3/11, Disaster Medicine, & ToMMo: Perspectives from the Executive Director Part 4”, as a part of the Interview series “Post 3/11: Interview Based Narration of Japan’s Progress”, now online.

  • [Award]

    Associate Prof. Masahiro Hiratsuka receives the 2016 Pharmaceutical Society of Japan Award for Divisional Scientific Promotions for his research on “Personalized medicine by pharmacogenomics analysis”.

  • EU-Tohoku Biobank Symposium was held

    Prof. Jan-Eric Litton (Director General, BBMRI-ERIC) gave a lecture “BBMRI-ERIC; a new Governance tool for Biobanking and International Standardization”.

  • [News]

    On November 12th, Case Western Reserve University President Barbara Snyder, and Prof. Mark Chance, who is Vice Dean for Research at the School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University, visited ToMMo.

  • [News] Reports on WCDRR

    Reports on the WCDRR Public Forum (March 15th, 2015, Sendai) and Exhibition was updated.

  • [News] 50,000 participants

    On Wednesday, Nov. 4th, 2015, ToMMo reaches its target of recruiting 50,000 people participating in the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Community-Based Cohort Study in Miyagi Prefecture.

  • [Press Release]

    Psychological Consequences Remain Profound Among Coastal Communities Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake

  • [Press Release]

    “Rare variant discovery by deep whole-genome sequencing of 1,070 Japanese individuals” now published in Nature Communications.

  • "jMorp"

    “Japanese Multi Omics Reference Panel (jMorp)” integrated database is now publicly available online.

  • Japonica Array

    Japonica Array: Improved genotype imputation by designing a population-specific SNP array with 1,070 Japanese individuals.

  • ToMMo Child Health Study
    ToMMo Child Health Study

    A paper about ToMMo Child Health Study was published in The Tohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine (TJEM)