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 in Japan. 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. Disaster Science 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 tragedy. This is a very unique attempt of the University and must be valuable experience for the students. 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.