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    2017

    Research: 2017/07/10
    New article about ToMMo Child Health Study was published

    News: 2017/06/20
    Article about a new method for detecting hidden SNPs was published

    News: 2017/06/06
    Announcing release of JRG v2 and decoyJRGv2

    News: 2017/05/19
    Delegates from faculty of medicine at Srinakharinwirot University visited ToMMo

    News: 2017/05/19
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto and Prof. Kengo Kinoshita presented lectures at symposium "AGING SCIENCE"

    Research: 2017/05/17
    New article about preeclampsia was published

    News: 2017/05/17
    UK-CKD-ToMMo joint conference 2017 in Sendai was held (May 12, 2017)

    News: 2017/05/11
    Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi Mission Report in Sendai

    News: 2017/05/01
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology Vince-president Kari Melby and her colleagues visited ToMMo

    News: 2017/03/08
    Mr. Jason P. Hyland, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires ad interim and Ms. Rachel Brunette-Chen, Principal Officer of U.S. Consulate General Sapporo visited ToMMo

    News: 2017/02/24
    Plenary Session (Genome Medicine) moderated by Executive Director Yamamoto at The 2017 Japan-NIH Joint Symposium and two professors of ToMMo gave lectures

    News: 2017/02/21
    Dr. Teri Manolio, Dr. Steven Kleeberger and NIH delegation visited ToMMo

    Events: 2017/02/10
    Dr. Teri Manolio and Dr. Steven Kleeberger of NIH will speak at The 2017 Japan-NIH Joint Symposium on February 16

    Events: 2017/02/01
    The 82nd In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (February 10, 2017)

    News: 2017/01/27
    University of Bergen Professor Nina Langeland and her colleagues visited ToMMo

    News: 2017/01/26
    The number of participants for the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study reached to 70,000

    Research: 2017/01/20
    Article about Ischemic Stroke was published in Stroke

    Events: 2017/01/20
    The 81st In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (February 2, 2017)

    News: 2017/01/18
    GA4GH Executive Director Peter Goodhand has given a lecture

    Research: 2017/01/12
    Collaboration work using 1KJPN data was published

    Events: 2017/01/10
    The 80th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (January 13, 2017)

    Research: 2017/01/06
    New article about renal anemia model mouse established was published

    Research: 2017/01/05
    New article about long non-coding RNA was published

    2016

    Events: 2016/12/27
    The 2017 Japan-NIH joint Symposium (February 15-17, 2017)

    News: 2016/11/24
    Why Air Pollutants Make Some People Vulnerable to Atopic Dermatitis

    News: 2016/11/14
    The council members of Asian Society of Gynecologic Oncology (ASGO) visited ToMMo

    News: 2016/11/10
    Participating in the international conference of phenotyping (October 27, 2016)

    Events: 2016/11/10
    The 78th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (November 16, 2016)

    News: 2016/10/24
    Prof. Yamamoto has given lectures in Spain

    Events: 2016/10/14
    The 77th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (November 10, 2016)

    News: 2016/10/05
    ToMMo became a member of the Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH)

    News: 2016/09/26
    Students at faculty of business and law, University of New Castle, Australia visited ToMMo

    Events: 2016/09/16
    ToMMo at the 89th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Biochemical Society (September 25 -27, 2016)

    News: 2016/09/13
    The University of Bordeaux Vice-president visited ToMMo

    Research: 2016/09/12
    We enlarged Japanese Multi Omics Reference Panel "jMorp", 1,008 people Metabolome data are now online

    Research: 2016/09/02
    Genetic Diversity of Enzymes Alters Metabolic Individuality [Press Release]

    Research: 2016/09/01
    Article about protocol for the G-Met analyses of plasma was published

    News: 2016/08/25
    Announcing release of JRG v1

    News: 2016/08/22
    The students in SAKURA Science visited ToMMo

    Events: 2016/08/15
    The 75th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (September 2, 2016)

    Research: 2016/08/10
    Article about Partners’ Ongoing Treatment for Chronic Disease after the Earthquake was published

    News: 2016/07/17
    2nd NHRI-ToMMo Conference was held

    Research: 2016/07/15
    The release of decoyJRG v1

    Research: 2016/07/05
    Article about design and mission of the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project was published

    Research: 2016/06/23
    Article about the association between psychological distress and the risk of withdrawing from hypertension treatment after the earthquake was published

    Research: 2016/06/21
    Release of locations and allele frequencies of all SNVs in whole genome sequences of 2,049 Japanese individuals

    Events: 2016/05/27
    2nd NHRI-ToMMo Conference (July 15-16, 2016)

    Events: 2016/05/23
    ToMMo at Special exhibition of G7 Science & Technology Ministers’ Meeting in Tsukuba, Ibaraki

    News: 2016/05/06
    Message to Ecuador

    Research: 2016/04/26
    Article about DNA extraction methods for human oral plaques was published

    Research: 2016/04/25
    ToMMo has constructed the Japanese refernece genome

    Research: 2016/04/23
    Release of dbTMM, Integrated Database of Tohoku Medical Megabank

    News: 2016/04/19
    ToMMo expressed deep condolence and released topics for the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquakes

    Research: 2016/04/15
    Article about a new genetic prediction method was published

    Media: 2016/04/14
    The comments by Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto was introduced on Missoulian, Newspaper website in Western Montana

    News: 2016/04/14
    Prof. Yamamoto had a lecture at University of Montana

    Research: 2016/04/14
    iMethyl database was launched by Iwate Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    News: 2016/04/13
    Professor Nobuo Yaegashi won the Prizes for Science and Technology by the MEXT

    Research: 2016/04/06
    ToMMo completed the ToMMo Child Health Study in Miyagi Prefecture during a period of four years after the Great East Earthquake [Press Release]

    Research: 2016/04/01
    Article about the disaster impact on regional obstetrical care in Miyagi was published

    Research: 2016/03/28
    Article about the disaster Public Attitudes toward an Epidemiological Study with Genomic Analysis was published

    News: 2016/03/23
    ToMMo obtained ISO 27001:2013 certification

    Events: 2016/03/23
    ToMMo at 13th International Congress of Human Genetics, ICHG2016 (April 4-6, 2016)

    Media: 2016/03/22
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was introduced on news and information website in New Zealand

    News: 2016/03/17
    The students in UCL-Tohoku Neuro Global Short-Visit Program visited ToMMo

    Research: 2016/03/16
    Depressive symptoms continue to be higher in coastal areas than in inland areas 3 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake [Press Release]

    News: 2016/03/01
    Prof. Reed Humphrey (University of Montana) visited ToMMo

    Events: 2016/02/05
    The 73rd In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (February 12, 2016)
    "Search for Genetic Factors of Immune-related Diseases"
    Dr. Yuki Hitomi (Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo)

    Events: 2016/01/18
    The 72th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (January 26, 2016)
    "Recent Machine Learning and Component Technology for Speech Dialog System"
    Dr. Ryu Takeda (The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University)

    Events: 2016/01/13
    The 71th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (January 22, 2016)
    "Information Processing Technology for Genomic Sequencing"
    Dr. Masahiro Kasahara (Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo)

    Events: 2016/01/06
    The 69th In Silico Megabank Research Seminar (January 12, 2016)
    "Search for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis pathologically related genes using Japanese genome"
    Dr. Professor Gen Sobue (Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine)

    2015

    News: 2015/12/10
    Announcement: Access for the locations and allele frequencies of all SNVs in the Whole Genome Reference Panel

    Events: 2015/12/07
    EU-Tohoku Biobank Symposium was held

    News: 2015/12/02
    Associate Professor Masahiro Hiratsuka receives award from The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan

    Events: 2015/11/27
    ToMMo at BMB2015 Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (December 1-3, 2015)

    News: 2015/11/12
    Case Western Reserve University President visited ToMMo

    Events: 2015/11/08
    NHRI-ToMMo Conference was held in Taiwan

    News: 2015/11/04
    50,000 people have participated in the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Community-Based Cohort Study in Miyagi Prefecture

    Events: 2015/10/26
    ToMMo at SC '15 Exhibition Booth (Nov. 16-19)

    Events: 2015/10/21
    Session in TBC 2015 will be held by ToMMo (Nov. 9)

    News: 2015/10/02
    Professor Junnichi Sugawara led the U.S. Study Tour organized by the TOMODACHI J&J Disaster Nursing Training Program

    Research: 2015/09/01
    Psychological Consequences Remain Profound Among Coastal Communities Devastated by the Great East Japan Earthquake [Press Release]

    Events: 2015/08/27
    The seminar "The Imaging Enhancement and UK Biobank: an unprecedented effort for new knowledge about late life disease" by Prof. Paul Matthews, UK biobank, was held

    Research: 2015/08/21
    Rare variant discovery by deep whole-genome sequencing of 1,070 Japanese individuals [Press Release]

    News: 2015/08/21
    Children's picture books were donated

    Events: 2015/08/10
    Seminar by Prof. Paul Matthews (Aug. 27)
    "The Imaging Enhancement and UK Biobank: an unprecedented effort for new knowledge about late life disease"
    Prof. Paul M. Matthews (UK biobank, Imperial College London)

    News: 2015/07/30
    ToMMo member participated in the symposium on Case Western Reserve University campus

    News: 2015/07/24
    Prof. Steven Laureys visited ToMMo

    News: 2015/07/08
    Members of St. Luke's Medical Center visited ToMMo

    Research: 2015/07/02
    Japanese Multi Omics Reference Panel "jMorp"

    News: 2015/06/25
    Japonica Array: Improved genotype imputation by designing a population-specific SNP array with 1,070 Japanese individuals

    News: 2015/06/22
    Cooperation in the first verification testing of quantum cryptographic communication system

    News: 2015/06/10
    A paper about ToMMo Child Health Study was published in TJEM

    News: 2015/06/08
    "8 rules to prevent communicable disease" / "8 Tips for Mental Health Promotion after Disaster" available in Nepali

    News: 2015/06/04
    ToMMo have donated to help Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts

    News: 2015/04/17
    The Japanese-German University Presidents' Conference members visited ToMMo

    News: 2015/04/15
    International Seminar: "Taiwan Biobank for the health of next generations" held at ToMMo

    News: 2015/04/07
    The recipients of the "Commendation for Science and Technology" by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, were announced on April 7th, 2015. Professor Sadayoshi Ito (Department of Community Medical Supports) won the Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category. The award ceremony will be held at MEXT on April 15th, 2015. For more information, visit MEXT website (Japanese)

    News: 2015/03/23
    ToMMo's Leaflet for people with low vision is exhibited to the "Pleasant Form for Everyone"

    News: 2015/03/20
    Message to the world - ToMMo contribution to the success of WCDRR -

    News: 2015/03/16
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was introduced on biobank SWEDEN
    Issue 16_2015_biobank SWEDEN (PDF 3.0MB)

    News: 2015/03/12
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was introduced on ISBER NEWS

    News: 2015/03/06
    Prof. Banelyuk Egor and Dr. Anastasiia Efimenko (Lomonosov Moscow State University) visited ToMMo

    News: 2015/02/25
    International Symposium on improvement of the medical information infrastructure in Tohoku (Feb. 23-25)

    News: 2015/02/19
    On February 17th, 2015, Prof. Nobuo Fuse at the Department of Integrative Genomics participated in the symposium as a speaker at Asia-ARVO 2015  (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology). He introduced about Tohoku Medical Megabank Project and our cohort studies. "Updates on Genetic Epidemiology in Ophthalmology: What's the Next Hope?"

    News: 2015/02/19
    Professor Mark Chance (Case Western Reserve University) visited ToMMo

    News: 2015/02/17
    Professor Paul Anderson (Harvard Medical School) visited ToMMo

    2014

    News: 2014/11/19
    DOCOMO and ToMMo to jointly research pregnancy disease prevention and early detection-cutting-edge study to combine daily mobile healthcare monitoring with genome analysis- [Press Release]

    News: 2014/10/20
    Students from University of Tasmania visited ToMMo

    Events: 2014/10/01
    Karolinska-Tohoku Joint Symposium on Medical Sciences (Nov. 8-9)

    Events: 2014/10/01
    A Health Informatics Infrastructure for a New Era (Nov. 8, 2014-Feb. 25, 2015)

    Research: 2014/09/01
    An article introducing the ToMMo's original method for NGS library quantitation is now available online

    Research: 2014/08/29
    Partial release of data from Tohoku Medical Megabank project's Whole Genome Reference Panel [Press Release]

    Research: 2014/08/26
    An article of quality control software for ultra-high-throughput DNA data was published and marked as "highly accessed" article of the journal

    Research: 2014/08/13
    An article on next generation sequencer from ToMMo is now online

    Media: 2014/07/31
    ToMMo was introduced on the TOHOKU UNIVERSITY's website

    Events: 2014/07/29
    The first general meeting of the Association of Tohoku Medical Megabank Project (Miyagi) was held

    Events: 2014/07/29
    ToMMo's new building was completed on the Seiryo Campus

    News: 2014/04/11
    More than 2500 pregnant women have participated in the Tohoku Medical Megabank Project Birth and Three-Generation Cohort Study

    News: 2014/04/07
    The recipients of the "Commendation for Science and Technology" by the Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, were announced on April 7th, 2014. Professor Hideyasu Kiyomoto (Department Chair, Community Medical Supports) won the Prizes for Science and Technology, Public Understanding Promotion Category. Professor Shigeo Kure (Deputy Executive Director) and Professor Teiji Tominaga (Department Chair, Health Record Informatics) won the Prizes for Science and Technology, Research Category. The award ceremony will be held at MEXT on April 15th, 2014. For more information, visit MEXT website (Japanese)

    Events: 2014/03/05
    International Symposium on Disaster Medical and Public Health Management (May 21-22)

    News: 2014/03/04
    The latest research status of long-term health survey in coastal areas in Miyagi prefecture, conducted by ToMMo, was reported on several news outlets

    Research: 2014/02/27
    The first round of aggregate findings from the community resident cohort study in the first year-27% of study participants showed depressive tendencies, 5% showed signs of PTSD- [Press Release]

    News: 2014/02/27
    Dr. Stephen J. Anderson (Commercial Attache, United States Embassy, Tokyo, Japan) visited ToMMo

    Research: 2014/01/17
    Findings from the FY2013 long-term community child health study [Press Release]

    2013

    Research: 2013/11/29
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization high-accuracy whole genome sequencing of 1,000 healthy Japanese people: A base to search for the causes of diseases ~Collection of over 15 million new gene polymorphisms~ [Press Release]

    News: 2013/11/13
    Message to medical practitioners after Typhoon Haiyan in Philippines

    News: 2013/08/15
    Dr. Veronica van Heyningen visited Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    Events: 2013/08/05
    Members of 9/11 Family Association came and had seminar

    News: 2013/07/19
    A three-generation cohort study has started in Miyagi Prefecture

    News: 2013/06/26
    Creation of a mouse model for renal anemia: Expectations for a development of new treatments for anemia [Press Release]

    Events: 2013/06/17
    Kickoff Symposium for Tohoku Medical Megabank Cohort Study was held

    News: 2013/05/29
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Ogawara Town

    News: 2013/05/20
    A community resident cohort study has started in Miyagi Prefecture

    News: 2013/04/08
    Prof. Fuse had a lecture at the 117th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Ophthalmological Society, in Tokyo, Japan

    Events: 2013/04/03
    TOMODACHI Seminar "Current situation of Disaster Medical Care-ToMMo x TOMODACHI" (Apr. 12)

    Media: 2013/03/22
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was introduced on Nature
    Visit nature PUBLISHING INDEX 2012 (PDF 9.6MB)

    Media: 2013/03/12
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Project was introduced on the website of Public Relations Office of the Government of Japan

    News: 2013/02/04
    Prof. Fuse had a lecture at the 28th Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Congress, in Hyderabad, India

    2012

    Events: 2012/12/14
    Executive Director of Tohoku Medical Megabank Organaization and scientific project manager of UK Biobank gave lectures on "How biobank will contribute to medicine in future" at Tohoku University's international symposium in Tokyo

    News: 2012/11/13
    Message to medical practitioners in Guatemala and Myanmar: We are so sorry to know that Guatemala and Myanmar has also suffered the serious natural disaster of Magnitude 7.4 earthquake on the 7th of November and Magnitude 6.8 earthquake on 11th of November respectively after we had heard about the damage by Hurricane Sandy in the United States

    News: 2012/11/06
    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organaization would like to express a sympathy to all people suffered from the hurricane Sandy

    News: 2012/10/11
    Prof. Dr. Ralph Eichler, President of ETH Zurich, visited Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    News: 2012/10/01
    Tohoku University promotes community health service development in the Tohoku region through the ToMMo Clinical Fellowship

    News: 2012/09/24
    A fact-finding mission sent from Sweden visited Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    News: 2012/09/20
    ToMMo hosts brilliant ALSO and BLSO courses in Ishinomaki City-educational programs focused on assisting pregnant women during disasters

    News: 2012/09/19
    Tohoku University signed a cooperation agreement for Tohoku Medical Megabank Project with Miyagi Prefectural Government

    News: 2012/09/12
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Wakuya Town

    News: 2012/09/11
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Kawasaki town

    News: 2012/09/11
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of TOWN ZAO

    News: 2012/09/07
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Tomiya-Town

    Events: 2012/09/01
    Prof. Nakayama, Prof. Yasuda, and Prof. Nagasaki presented lectures at CSI-GCOE Joint Workshop on Genome Science in Singapore

    News: 2012/08/30
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Kami-machi

    News: 2012/08/28
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Misato Town

    News: 2012/08/28
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Shikama Town

    News: 2012/08/09
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Rifu Town

    News: 2012/08/08
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Matsushima Town

    News: 2012/07/13
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of City of Tagajo

    News: 2012/07/13
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Shiogama City

    News: 2012/07/11
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Higashi matsushima City

    News: 2012/07/11
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Kakuda City

    News: 2012/07/10
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Yamamoto Town

    News: 2012/07/10
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of City of Natori

    News: 2012/05/18
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Onagawa Town

    News: 2012/05/16
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Minamisanriku Town

    Research: 2012/04/29
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto received the Medal with Purple Ribbon in 2012

    News: 2012/04/23
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Shiroishi City

    News: 2012/04/20
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Watari Town

    News: 2012/04/17
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Kurihara City

    News: 2012/04/13
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Osaki City

    News: 2012/04/04
    A press conference was held-establishment of Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization-

    News: 2012/03/28
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and Directors visited the Mayor of Town of Shichigahama.

    News: 2012/03/23
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, and Directors visited the Mayor of Tome City

    News: 2012/03/07
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Iwanuma City

    News: 2012/03/02
    Prof. Masayuki Yamamoto, Director, and his colleagues visited the Mayor of Ishinomaki City

    News: 2012/02/01
    Tohoku University first established Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization