Editors & Publishers

Editorial Staff

Editors in Chief

Yutaka Atomi

Yutaka Atomi, MD, PhD
President Emeritus, Kyorin University

Tsuguya Fukui

Tsuguya Fukui, MD, MPH, PhD
President, St. Luke’s International Hospital

Deputy Editor

Takashi Igarashi

Takashi Igarashi, MD, PhD
Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Child Health and Development
Professor Emeritus of Tokyo University

Associate Editors

Hiroyoshi Endo

Hiroyoshi Endo, MD, MPH, PhD
Dean, Graduate School of Public Health
St. Luke's International University

Tetsuya Ishii

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

Mitsuaki Isobe

Mitsuaki Isobe, MD
President, Sakakibara Heart Institute
Japan Research Promotion Society for Cardiovascular Diseases

Seiichi Matsuo

Seiichi Matsuo, MD, PhD
President, Nagoya University

Mari Michinaga

Mari Michinaga, MD
Executive Board Member, Japan Medical Association

Masaru Mimura

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

Masaki Mori

Masaki Mori, MD, PhD, FACS
Chairman & Professor, Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University

Sumio Sugano

Sumio Sugano, MD, PhD
Adjunct Lecturer, Medical Research Institute, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Yoshimi Takai

Yoshimi Takai, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Pathogenetic Signaling, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

Kenji Toba

Kenji Toba, MD
President, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology

Editors

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

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

Itaru Endo, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine

Hiroshi Fukuhara, MD, PhD
Professor, Kyorin University

Koichi Hagiwara, MD, PhD
Professor, Jichi Medical University

Masayoshi Harigai, MD, PhD
Endowed Professor, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University

Toyoshi Hosokawa, MD, PhD
Director of Rakuwakai Marutamachi Hospital
Honorary Professor of Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine

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

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

Shuichi Ito, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Yokohama City University, Graduate School of Medicine

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

Katsuhiko Kamei, MD, PhD
Professor, Medical Mycology Research Center, Chiba University

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

Toshiaki Katada, PhD
Professor (& Dean), Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Musashino University

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

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

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

Susumu Kusunoki, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine

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

Kunihiko Matsui, MD, MPH
Professor, Kumamoto University Hospital

Tetsuya Mitsudomi, MD
Professor, Thoracic Surgery, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine

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

Yasuko Mori, MD, PhD
Professor, Division of Clinical Virology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine

Toshinori Nakayama, MD, PhD
Dean, Graduate School of Medicine/Professor and Chairman, Department of Immunology, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University

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

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

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

Naoya Sakamoto, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Hokkaido University

Shinichi Sato, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Tokyo

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

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

Tomofumi Sone, MD, MPH, DrMedSci
Vice President, National Institute of Public Health

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

Yuko Takeda, MD, PhD, MSc, FACP
Professor, Juntendo University

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

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

Teiji Tominaga, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine

Kazuo Tsubota, MD, PhD
Professor, Keio University School of Medicine

Yusuke Tsugawa, MD, MPH, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, UCLA

Shinichi Uchida, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Nephrology, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Yasuo Uchiyama, MD, PhD
Professor, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine

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

Shin Ushiro, MD, PhD
Professor and Director, Kyushu University Hospital

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

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

Yoshihito Yokoyama, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine

Consultants

Akira Akabayashi, MD, PhD
Professor, The University of Tokyo

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

Chiaki Kagawa
Professor Emeritus, University of Yamanashi

Mahbub A. H. M. Latif, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, St. Luke's International University

Masahide Takahashi, MD, PhD
Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine

Advisory Board

Howard Bauchner

Howard Bauchner, MD
Editor in Chief, JAMA and The JAMA Network

Charo Alta

R. Alta Charo, JD
Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin

Tasuku Honjo

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

Sun Whe Kim

Sun Whe Kim, MD, PhD
Professor, Seoul National University College of Medicine

Reiko Kishi

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

Tadamitsu Kishimoto

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

Kiyoshi Kurokawa

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

Yoshinori Ohsumi

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

Peter Piot

Peter Piot, MD, PhD
Director of the School and a Handa Professor of Global Health, The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Frederick P. Rivara

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

Junichi Sadoshima

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

Takao Shimizu

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

Thomas Sudhof

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

Keizo Takemi

Keizo Takemi, LLM
Member of the House of Councillors

Rajesh Thakker

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

Yasunori Yoshimura

Yasunori Yoshimura, MD, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Keio University

Honorary Editors

Yoshitake Yokokura

Yoshitake Yokokura, MD, PhD
President, Japan Medical Association
Immediate Past President, World Medical Association

Morito Monden

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

JMA Officers in Charge

Satoshi Imamura, MD
Vice-President

Kenji Matsubara, MD
Vice-President

Mari Michinaga, MD
Executive Board Member

Yutaka Hatori, MD
Executive Board Member

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