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    Organization

    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was established on February 1, 2012 by Tohoku University as a 10-year project. The organization consists of 6 research departments, a Department of Public Relations and Planning, a Department of Administration, 25 groups which promote the project individually, an Ethics Committee, and an Advisory board for Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization.

    Organization Chart (April, 2017)
    • Tohoku Univ. President
    • Tohoku Univ. Board of Directors
    • Executive Director, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization
      • Advisory Board
      • Ethics Committee
    • Governance Committee, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    Executive Directors

    Masayuki Yamamoto, Professor

    Executive Director
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    Shigeo Kure, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Kengo Kinoshita, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Nobuo Yaegashi, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Hiroshi Tanaka, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Adjunct Professor

    Chen-Yang Shen, Professor

    Adjunct Professor
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    Introduction of Departments and Members

    Department of Community Medical Supports

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    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology

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    Department of Biobank

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    Department of Integrative Genomics

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    Department of Health Record Informatics

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    Department of Education and Training

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    Department of Public Relations and Planning

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    Department of Administration

     Introduction of Groups and Members

    Group of Planning

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    Group of Public Relations

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    Group of Education and Training

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    Group of Strategy-Planning for Intellectual Property

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    Group of Disease Risk Prediction

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    Group of Return of Genomic Results

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    Group of Strategy-Planning for Population Genomics

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    Group of ToMMo-COI TOHOKU Collaboration

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    Group of the Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study

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    Group of Community Based Cohort Study

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    Group of Community Support Center Operations

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    Group of Information Management for Genome-Cohort Study

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    Group of Community Medical Supports

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    Group of Mental Health Promotion

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    Group of MRI Project

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    Group of Biobank

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    Group of Metagenomics and Microbiome

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    Group of Materials and Information Management

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    Group of Integrated Database Systems

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    Group of Microarray-based Genotyping Analysis

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    Group of Integrative Data Analysis and Data Sharing Promotion

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    Group of Genome Sequence Analysis

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    Group of Genome Information Analysis

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    Group of Omics Analysis

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    Group of Early Prediction by Bioinformatics for Pregnancy Related Disorders

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