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■Research Institutes and Facilities

TOP Research Institutes and Facilities

Medical Research Institute

The Medical Research Institute was opened in 1958 as a laboratory facility for researchers in the university. Currently it consists of a research section, a facility for common use, and a lab for nuclear radiation isotopes. Today, more than 950 university members use this facility and perform advanced research. The research results are published in the institute's research magazine Sougo Kenkyuujo Kiyou.


Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science
The Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science (ABMES) was opened in 2001, based on the activities of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering. ABMES has research facilities for the Ph.D. course in four fields: (1)Techno-surgery, (2)Genetic Medicine, (3)Artificial Organs and Organ Transplantation, and (4)Regenerative Medical Engineering.
Also, the Institute has a one-year course in systematic biomedical engineering and basic medicine for medical- and pharmaceutical-related researchers and engineers.



Institute of Laboratory Animals
This is a shared facility in which test animals, needed for medical education and research, are housed and cared for in order to help perform animal experiments successfully and safely.