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Advisory Board / Sample & Data Access Committee

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board, as an organization that provides advice and recommendations necessary for the appropriate and smooth utilization of the BioBank Japan for Genomic Research Project, is composed of experts in natural sciences including genome research, experts in biobanks and databases, experts in humanities and social sciences including bioethics, patients and citizens, biobank users, and other parties as needed by the management group of the BioBank Japan for Genomic Research Project.

Board members 

 Hideki ADACHIJapan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
 Shinsuke AMANOBoard Chairman, Japan Federation of Cancer Patient Groups
〇 Johji INAZAWAProject Professor, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
 Hiroyuki UCHIYAMADomestic quality control manager, Japan Association of Clinical Reagents Industries
 Kayoko SAITOProfessor of Special Appointment, Institute of Clinical Genomics, Tokyo Women’s Medical University
 Masashi SUGIYAMAProfessor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo
 Kazufumi HONDAProfessor, Institute for Advanced Medical Sciences, Department of Bioregulation, Nippon Medical School
 Eiji MARUYAMAProfessor Emeritus, Kobe University
 Natsuko YAMAMOTOAssociate Professor, Institute for Datability Science, Osaka University
 Masayuki YAMAMOTOExecutive Director, Tohoku Medical Megabank Organization (ToMMo)
 Teruhiko YOSHIDAMedical Staff, National Cancer Center Research Institute (NCCRI)
○ Chair(In Japanese alphabetical order)

Sample and Data Access Committee

BioBank Japan has established the Sample and Data Access Committee with the aim of reviewing applications for provision or acceptance (storage) of samples and clinical information and discussing items to be reviewed to ensure the proper and effective access of samples and clinical information provided by BioBank Japan.

Committee members

 Yasushi OKAZAKIProfessor, Juntendo University Graduate School
 Kyoko KITAZAWAVisiting Professor, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
 Mayumi TAMARIProfessor, The Jikei University School of Medicine
 Tomohiro NAKAYAMAProfessor, Nihon University
 Tokiko NAGAMURAAssociate Professor, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
 Yukihide MOMOZAWATeam Leader, RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences
○ Takayuki MORISAKIProject Professor, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
 Atsushi WATANABEDirector, Division of Clinical Genetics, Kanazawa University Hospital
○ Chair(In Japanese alphabetical order)