J-GLOBAL ID:200905092232566692   Organization code:A057000000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

National Center for Global Health and Medicine

独立行政法人国立国際医療研究センター, コクリツコクサイイリョウケンキュウセンター
Representive : Director-General SASAZUKI Takehiko
Establishment year: 1993
Address: 1-21-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8655 Japan
Number of employees: 33
Organization/Research department name (15):
  • Dept. of Community Health and Medicine
  • Dept. of Appropriate Technology Development and
  • Transter
  • Dept. of Epidemiology
  • Dept. of Metabolic Disorder
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History (1):
  • 1993/10
    The International Medical Center of Japan was established by merging the National Medical Center Hospital and the National Sanatorium Nakano Hospital.
Purpose of establishment:
The Institute was established to conduct scientific
researches required to promote international
cooperation in medical field.

Business overview:
Aim of the Research Institute is through international
cooperation to elucidate and to overcome the
multifactorial diseases such as infectious diseases,
common diseases, and rare intractable diseases from
which all human beings on
this Planet are suffering.
1. Elucidation of both genetic and environmental
factors involved in the pathogenesis of
multifactorial diseases.
2. Development of Pioneering strategies for
diagnosis, prevention and therapeutics of the
multifactorial diseases.
3. International cooperation to relieve the people
affected with multifactorial diseases on the
  • 2000: \ 1,257 (Million)
  • 1995: \ 589 (Million)

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