Tohoku University was estimated in 1907 (Actually, the history of the medical
department can go back to 1817, older than others ) and the third national University
Now there are over 15 thousands students in Tohoku University and out of that,
about a thousand belong to the medical department. The president of the University
used to be a director of the Tohoku University Hospital.
Maybe some of you have heard of the Great East Japan Earthquake in 2011.
Tohoku University is located in the severely affected area. The University has been
taking leadership from immediately after the Earthquake. Professor Ishii Tadashi
MD, who is also famous after being featured by the Times, is the specialist in this.
The University established the International Research Institute of Disaster
Science(IRIDES) to make the most of our experience and to never forget the
This is a very unique attempt of the University and must be valuable experience for
The Tohoku medical mega bank
Tohoku University made Tohoku medical mega bank, where the University take
biosamples from inhabitants. These biosample cohort is essential for evidence
based medicine, whose importance keeps on rising from now on.
Tohoku University School Of Medicine
Tohoku University is contributing to the development of medicine as a global core for medical education and research.