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  • Organization and Members

    Organization

    Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization was established on February 1, 2012, by Tohoku University. The organization consists of 7 departments and an administration section, 20 groups and centers which promote the project, and an ethics committee, and an advisory board for Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization.

    Organization Chart (May 2024)
    • Tohoku Univ. President
    • Tohoku Univ. Board of Directors
    • Executive Director, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization
      • Advisory Board
      • Ethics Committee
    • Committees, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization

    Executive Directors

    Masayuki Yamamoto, Professor

    Executive Director
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    Nobuo Fuse, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Yoko Izumi, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Kinuko Ohneda, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Kengo Kinoshita, Professor

    Deputy Executive Director
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    Yoshinobu Saito, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Shinichi Kuriyama, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Ritsuko Shimizu, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director
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    Naoto Ishii, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director

    Tadao Kobayashi, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director

    Wataru Uchida, Professor

    Special Adviser to the Executive Director

    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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    Integrated Biobank Sector

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    Integrated Omics 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 Return of Genomic Results

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    Group of Education and Training

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    Office of Nihonbashi Branch Operation

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    Center for Promotion of Cohort Studies

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    Center for Health Survey Promotion

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    Group of Brain Imaging and Research

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    Group of Privacy Controls

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    Center for Biobank Utilization and Academia-Industry Partnership

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    Group of Biobank

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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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    Center for Genome Platform Projects

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    Center for Genome-Wide Association Study

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    Group of Metabolomics

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    Group of Sequencing 

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    Group of Metagenomics and Microbiome

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    Group of Microarray-based Genotyping

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    Group of Omics Data Analysis

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