Organizational Structure

ELSI Committee

ELSI, which stands for Ethical, Legal and Social Issues (or Implications), is a collective term that represents diverse issues arising in life science and medical research.

The ELSI Committee has been established to provide advice and recommendations from a standpoint independent from the operation of the Biobank Japan Project for Genomic and Clinical Research to ensure the proper operation of the Project.

ELSI Committee Outline of Establishment

Committee members  * Chair(In Japanese alphabetical order)

KITAZAWA, KyokoVisiting Professor, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
SUMIKURA, KoichiProfessor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)
TAMURA, ChiekoHead of Medical Information and Genetic Counseling Office, Fetal Medicine Clinic Tokyo
MASUI, TohruVisiting researcher, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
MARUYAMA, Eiji,*Professor Emeritus, Kobe University
YOKONO, MegumuAssociate Professor, School of Social Sciences, Waseda University

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