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22nd Century Medical and Research Center

The objective of 22nd Century Medical and Research Center is to foster research and development on new clinical medicine and new medical care service. At the Hongo Campus where Building 2 is situated, a cluster is formed by organizations engaged in advanced medical research and development. Being located within the hospital, the Center is positioned closest to the extramural world. At present, sponsored projects in fields such as the development of new diagnostic and treatment methods, preventive medicine, medical devices and equipment, information databases, and health policy are ongoing.


The 22nd Century Medical and Research Center is composed of endowed and social collaboration departments. The first endowed departments (5 departments) were established in June 2004, and at present there are 10 endowed departments, a social collaboration department and 2 projects.

Social collaboration department

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