Editors & Publishers

Editorial Staff

Editors in Chief

Yutaka Atomi

Yutaka Atomi, MD, PhD
President Emeritus, Kyorin University, Japan

Tsuguya Fukui

Tsuguya Fukui, MD, MPH, PhD
Director, Tokyo Medical University Ibaraki Medical Center, Japan

Deputy Editor

Takashi Igarashi

Takashi Igarashi, MD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Child Health and Development, Japan

Associate Editors

Tetsuya Ishii

Tetsuya Ishii, PhD
Professor, Office of Health and Safety, Hokkaido University, Japan

Mitsuaki Isobe

Mitsuaki Isobe, MD, PhD
President, Sakakibara Heart Institute, Japan

Akatsuki Kokaze

Akatsuki Kokaze, MD, PhD
Dean and Professor, Department of Hygiene, Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan

Masaru Mimura

Masaru Mimura, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Masaki Mori

Masaki Mori, MD, PhD, FACS
Dean, Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan

Sumio Sugano

Sumio Sugano, MD, PhD
Professor, Future Medicine Education and Research Organization at Chiba University, Japan

Kenji Toba

Kenji Toba, MD, PhD
CEO, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan

Shinichi Uchida

Shinichi Uchida, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Nephrology, Graduate Schools of Medical and Dental Sciences, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Yoshihiro Yoneda

Yoshihiro Yoneda, MD, PhD
Director, The Research Foundation for Microbial Diseases of Osaka University, Japan

Editors

Domenico Accili, MD
Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University, USA

Sadako Akashi-Tanaka, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Breast Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Showa University School of Medicine, Japan

Tatsuo Akechi, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive-Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya CityUniversity Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan

Masahiro Akishita, MD, PhD
Professor, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Kazuyoshi Aoyama, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Staff Anesthesiologist and Associate Scientist, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Canada

Sunita Bavanandan, MBBS, FRCPE
Consultant Nephrologist and Head, Department of Nephrology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Liang-Kung Chen, MD, PhD
Professor, National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

Chung-Liang Chien, PhD
Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Seung Hong Choi, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Professor, Department of Radiology, Seoul National University Hospital, Republic of Korea

Narumi Eguchi, MBA, MHA
Chief Researcher, Japan Medical Association Research Institute, Japan

Itaru Endo, MD, PhD
Vice President, Professor, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama CityUniversity, Japan

Miki Fujimura, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Hiroshi Fukuhara, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Urology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan

Hiroshi Fukuhara, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Urology, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan

Aya Goto, MD, MPH, PhD
Professor, Fukushima Medical University, Japan

Rei Goto, MD, PhD
Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University, Japan

Koichi Hagiwara, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Jichi Medical University, Japan

Masayoshi Harigai, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Japan

Hidenori Inohara, MD, PhD
Professor & Chair, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Masafumi Inomata, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Gastroenterological and Pediatric Surgery, Oita University Faculty of Medicine, Japan

Shuichi Ito, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, YokohamaCity University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Yasuko Iwakiri, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, USA

Kenji Izuhara, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Medical Biochemistry, Department of Biomolecular Sciences, Saga Medical School, Japan

Katsuhiko Kamei, MD, PhD
Director, Department of Infectious Diseases, Ishinomaki Red Cross Hospital, Japan
Professor, Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University, Japan

Yae Kanai, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pathology, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Koji Kawakami, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacoepidemiology, Graduate School of Medicine and Public Health, Kyoto University, Japan

Toshihiro Kawamoto, MD, PhD, Diplomate of American Board of Toxicology
Director, Occupational Health Research and Development Center Japan Industrial Safely & Health Association, Japan

Ken Kikuchi, MD, PhD,
Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Japan

Toshiaki Kikuchi, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Infectious Diseases Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Japan

Hideo Kimura, PhD
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sanyo-Onoda City University, Japan

Yuko Kitagawa, MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Mineo Kurokawa, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Hematology & Oncology, Guraduate School of Medicine University of Tokyo, Japan

Susumu Kusunoki, MD, PhD
Director, Japan Community Healthcare Organization (JCHO), Japan

Pisake Lumbiganon, MD, MS
Professor, Department of Ob & Gyn, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Thailand

Shoichi Maeda, PhD
Professor, Division of Health Care Management and Public Health, Keio University Graduate School of Health Management, Japan

Koji Maemura, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Japan

Asif Mujtaba Mahmud, MBBS, DTCD, PhD
Senior Consultant, Respiratory Medicine, Asgar Ali Hospital, Bangladesh

Tomoko Makishima, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, USA

Kunihiko Matsui, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of General Medicine and Primary Care, Kumamoto University Hospital, Japan

Tatsuya Mima, MD, PhD
Professor, The Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, Japan

Tetsuya Mitsudomi, MD, PhD
Specially-appointed Professor, Kindai Hospital Global Research Alliance Center, Japan

Atsushi Mizuno, MD, PhD, MBA, MHCI
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Cardiology Staff, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, St. Luke’s International Hospital, Japan

Chi Chiu Mok, MD, FRCP (Lond & Edin), FHKAM, FHKCP
Consultant and Honorary Professor, Department of Medicine, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong

Koji Mori, MD, PhD
Professor, Institute of Industrial Ecological Sciences, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan, Japan

Yasuko Mori, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Division of Clinical Virology, Center for Infectious Diseases, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Masato Nagao, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California San Francisco, USA

Kazunori Nakajima, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Anatomy, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan

Toshinori Nakayama, MD, PhD
President, Chiba University, Japan

Tomoyoshi Nozaki, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Biomedical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Hiroomi Okuyama, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Kazunari Onishi, MS, PhD
Associate Professor, Division of Environmental Health, Graduate School of Public Health, St. Luke's International University, Japan

Yutaka Osuga, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Graduate School of Medicine, the University of Tokyo, Japan

Aman Bhakti Pulungan, MD, PhD, FAAP, FRCPI (Hon.)
Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Indonesia – Cipto Mangunkusumo General Hospital, Indonesia

Jacques Reis, MD, AEA, PhD student
Retired, Former Prof. Conv., Department of Neurology, University of Strasbourg, France

Pawinee Rerknimitr, MD, MSc
Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand

Raymond Anthony Lotilla Rosales, MD, PhD
Professor, Research Center for Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas, Philippines

Naoya Sakamoto, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hokkaido University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Shinichi Sato, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Yasuyuki Seto, MD, PhD
Professor, Dept. Gastrointestinal Surgery, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan

Aesun Shin, MD, PhD
Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea

Gen Shinozaki, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

Akira Shiose, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan

Jimmy Bok-Yan So, MBChB, FRCS (Edin), FRCS (Glasg), FAMS, MPH
Professor of Surgery, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Head, Division of Surgical Oncology and Associate Director, National University Cancer Institute of Singapore (NCIS), Singapore
Head, Upper GI Service, Department of Surgery, National University Hospital, Singapore

Kazuki Sumiyama, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan

Noriko Suzuki, PhD
Honorary Consultant Endoscopist, St Mark’s Hospital, UK

Kazuaki Takabe, MD, PhD, FACS, FSSO
Professor, Alfiero Foundation Chair and Clinical Chief of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, USA
Professor, Department of Surgery, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, The State University of New York, USA

Yuko Takeda, MD, PhD, MSc, FACP
Professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Kouichi Tamura, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Science and Cardiorenal Medicine, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Sakae Tanaka, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Ukihide Tateishi, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan

Hiroko Terasaki, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Nagoya University, Institute of Innovation for Future Society, Japan

Kohjiro Ueki, MD, PhD
Director, Diabetes Research Center, Research Institute, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan

Koichiro Watanabe, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neuropsychiatry, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan

George Kwok-Chu Wong, MD
Professor (Clinical) in Neurosurgery, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Kenneth Kak Yuen Wong, MBChB(Edin), PhD(Lond)
Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Zentaro Yamagata, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Health Sciences, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, Japan

Khung Keong Yeo, MBBS
Senior Consultant and Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Department of Cardiology, National Heart Centre Singapore, Singapore

Khay Guan Yeoh, MBBS, MMed (Int Med), FRCP, FRCP (Glasg), FAMS
Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Yoh Zen, MD, PhD, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology & Consultant Histopathologist, King’s College Hospital, Institute of Liver Studies, UK

Consultants

Akira Akabayashi, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Biomedical Ethics, the School of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Kuniyoshi Hayashi, PhD
Junior Associate Professor, St. Luke's International University Graduate School of Public Health, Japan

Chiaki Kagawa
Professor Emeritus, University of Yamanashi, Japan

Abu Hena M.Mahbub-ul Latif, PhD in AppliedStatistics
Professor, Institute of Statistical Research and Training, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Masahide Takahashi, MD, PhD
Designated Professor, Director of Academic Programs, Director of International Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Fujita Health University, Japan

Advisory Board

Howard Bauchner

Howard Bauchner, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Public Health, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Editor-in-Chief, JAMA and the JAMA Network, USA (2011-2021)

Howard Bergman

Howard Bergman, MD, CFPC, FRCP, FCAHS
Professor of Family Medicine and Medicine (Geriatrics) and Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University, Canada

Charo Alta

R. Alta Charo, JD
Knowles Professor Emerita of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin, USA

Timothy J. Eberlein

Timothy J. Eberlein, MD, FACS
Chair, Department of Surgery, Director, Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Senior Associate Dean for Cancer Programs, Washington University School of Medicine, USA

Sung-Tae Hong

Sung-Tae Hong, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Tasuku Honjo

Tasuku Honjo, MD, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Kyoto University Institute for Advanced Study, Japan

Sun Whe Kim

Sun Whe Kim, MD, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Endowed Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery, Chung-Ang University, Gwang-Myeong Hospital, Republic of Korea

Reiko Kishi

Reiko Kishi, MD, PhD, MPH
Eminent Professor, Hokkaido University Center for Environmental and Health Sciences, Japan

Tadamitsu Kishimoto

Tadamitsu Kishimoto, MD, PhD
Professor, Immunology Frontier Research Center, Osaka University, Japan

Kiyoshi Kurokawa

Kiyoshi Kurokawa, MD, MACP
Professor Emeritus, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan
Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute, Japan

YuLung-LAU

Yu Lung Lau, MD, FRCPCH, FHKAM, FHKCP
Doris Zimmern Professor in Community Child Health, Chair Professor of Paediatrics, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Philip Kam Tao Li

Philip Kam Tao Li, MD
Honorary Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Yoshinori Ohsumi

Yoshinori Ohsumi, PhD
Honorary Professor, Institute of Innovative Research, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

Peter Piot

Peter Piot, MD, PhD
Advisor for President of the Kingdom of Belgium
Former Director of the School and a Handa Professor of Global Health, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Frederick P. Rivara

Frederick P. Rivara, MD, MPH
Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology, University of Washington, USA

Junichi Sadoshima

Junichi Sadoshima, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, USA

Takao Shimizu

Takao Shimizu, MD, PhD
Project Leader, National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Japan

Thomas Sudhof

Thomas C. Südhof, MD
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Stanford University, USA

Toru Suzuki

Toru Suzuki, MD, PhD
Professor/Chair of Cardiovascular Medicine, Associate Dean, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, UK

Keizo Takemi

Keizo Takemi, LLM
Member of the House of Councillors, Japan

Rajesh Thakker

Rajesh Thakker, MD, FRS
May Professor of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

Lakshmi Narayana Yatham

Lakshmi Narayana Yatham, MBBS, FRCPC, MRCPsych (UK), MBA (Exec)
Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Canada

Yasunori Yoshimura

Yasunori Yoshimura, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Keio University, Japan

Honorary Editors

Morito Monden

Kichiro Matsumoto, MD
President, Japan Medical Association, Japan

Morito Monden

Morito Monden, MD, PhD
President, The Japanese Association of Medical Sciences, Japan

JMA Officers in Charge

Tohru Kakuta, MD, PhD
Vice-President, Japan

Satoshi Kamayachi, MD, PhD
Executive Board Member, Japan

Hidehito Imamura, MD, PhD, MPH
Executive Board Member, Japan

◆ JMA Journal Support Office

c/o Kyorinsha Co., Ltd.
3-46-10, Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 114-0024, Japan
E-mail: admin@jmaj.jp
PAGE TOP