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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, Department of Public Relations and Planning, Department of Administration, 23 groups which promote the project individually, an Ethics Committee, and an Advisory board for Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization.

    Organization Chart (May 2019)
    • 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 Fuse, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Nobuo Yaegashi, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Sadayoshi Ito, 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 Sectors and Members

    General Affairs and Planning Sector

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    Cohort Studies Sector

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    Biobank and Databases Sector

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    Integrated Omics Analysis Sector

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     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 Return of Genomic Results

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    Group of Data Cleaning

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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 Community Medical Supports

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    Group of MRI Project

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    Group of Child Cohort

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    Group of Clinical Neuroscience Research Promotion

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    Group of Biobank

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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 Information Management for Genome-Cohort Study

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    Group of Privacy Controls

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    Group of Genome Analysis

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    Group of Microarray-based Genotyping Analysis

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    Group of Omics Analysis

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    Group of Disease Risk Prediction

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    Group of Metagenomics and Microbiome

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    Center for Genome Platform Projects

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