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  • Cohort Studies Sector

    This sector formulates and implements plans for the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Community-Based Cohort Study (TMM CommCohort Study) and the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study (BirThree Cohort Study) that are carried out in cooperation with approximately 120,000 people in Miyagi Prefecture with the aim of developing future medicine, and to support community medicine. It also provides mental health care and conducts MRI screenings, ensures the secure management of personal information, and takes charge of the operation of the Community Support Center.

    Shigeo Kure, Professor

    Sector Director
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    Shinichi Kuriyama, Professor

    Deputy Sector Director
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    Junichi Sugawara, Professor

    Deputy Sector Director
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