Veterinary Medical Science Animal Resource Science Facilities for Veterinary Medicine

Veterinary Theriogenology
Veterinary Anatomy
Veterinary Physiology
Veterinary Pharmacology
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Public Health
Veterinary Pathophysiology and Animal Health
Veterinary Pathology
Veterinary Internal Medicine
Veterinary Surgery
Biomedical Science
Veterinary Clinical Pathobiology
Veterinary Emergency Medicine

Infection Control and Disease Prevention

Molecular Immunology *1
Applied Genetics *1
Cellular Biochemistry *1

Veterinary Ethology *1

Animal Radiology *1


Global Animal Resource Science
*2
Animal Life Science and Biotechnology *3
Food-born Pathogenic Microbiology *4
Laboratory Animal Research Center *5
Animal Breeding
Staff
Professor MAEDA, Keiichiro
Associate Professor IMAKAWA, Kazuhiko
Assistant Professor TANAKA, Tetsuya
Research Themes
  • Neuroendocrine mechanism regulating ovulation and follicular development in female mammals
  • Pathophysiological mechanism mediating suppressed gonadal activities under malnutrition
  • Remodeling on mechanisms associated with pregnancy establishment
  • Changes in placental structures through mammalian evolution
  • Development of systems effective in improving reproductive efficiency
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ikushu/
Veterinary Anatomy
Staff
Professor KUROHMARU, Masamichi
Associate Professor KANAI, Yoshiakira
Assistant Professor TSUNEKAWA, Naoki
Research Themes
  • Molecular and cellular analyses of mammalian gonadogenesis, testiculogenesis and spermatogenesis
  • Roles of SOX (SRY-related HMG box) genes in mammalian embryogenesis and organogenesis
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/kaibo/
Veterinary Physiology
Staff
Professor NISHIHARA, Masugi
Associate Professor YAMANOUCHI, Keitaro
Assistant Professor MATSUWAKI, Takashi
Research Themes
  • Regulation of reproductive function by the neuron-endocrine-immune system
  • Molecular mechanisms underlying sexual differentiation of the brain
  • Neuroendocrine control of body growth and metabolism
  • Regulatory mechanisms involved in growth and regeneration of skeletal muscle
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/seiri/
Veterinary Pharmacology
Staff
Professor OZAKI, Hiroshi
Associate Professor HORI, Masatoshi
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Signal transduction in the cells and its modification by drugs
  • Pharmacological effects of bioactive natural products
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/yakuri/
Veterinary Microbiology
Staff
Professor  
Associate Professor HORIMOTO, Taisuke
Assistant Professor MURAKAMI, Shin
Research Themes
  • Studies on the mechanisms of persistent infection and reactivation of animal viruses and protozoas
  • Development of recombinant vaccines for animals
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/microbio/ver1.0/
Veterinary Public Health
Staff
Professor YAMADA, Akio
Associate Professor HIRAYAMA, Kazuhiro
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Control of zoonotic bacterial and viral pathogens in humans, livestock and foods
  • Ecology and role of bacteria harboring in the intestine of human and animal
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/nohps/eisei.html
Comparative Pathophysiology
Staff
Professor KUWAHARA, Masayoshi
Associate Professor  
Assistant Professor ITO, Koichi
Research Themes
  • Role of autonomic nervous system as a regulatory mechanism on cardiovascular function
  • Examination of the sleep rhythm through the electroencephalographic analysis
  • Analysis of the diabetes-resistant model rat
  • Development of atrial fibrillation model animal and elucidation of the mechanism
  • Studies on learning mechanism of aged animals
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/hibyou/
Veterinary Pathology
Staff
Professor NAKAYAMA, Hiroyuki
Associate Professor UCHIDA, Kazuyuki
Assistant Professor CHANBERS, Ken
Research Themes
  • Comparative neuropathology
  • Comparative oncology
  • Experimental and toxicologic pathology
Correspondence : NAKAYAMA, Hiroyuki Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/byouri/ vphome/english.html
Veterinary Internal Medicine
Staff
Professor TSUJIMOTO, Hajime
Associate Professor OHNO, Kouichi
Assistant Professor FUJINO, Yasuhito
Research Themes
  • Molecular diagnostics of lymphoid and hematopoietic malignancies
  • Pathogenesis of inflammatory gastrointestinal (GI) and Liver diseases
  • Clinical application of acute phase proteins (APPs)
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/naika/
Veterinary Surgery
Staff
Professor NISHIMURA, Ryohei
Associate Professor  
Assistant Professor NAKAGAWA, Takayuki
Research Themes
  • Biological and translational research of tumors in small animals
  • Regenerative therapy in veterinary medicine
  • Anesthetic/analgesic and perioperative management in small animals
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/geka/
Biomedical Science
Staff
Professor KYUWA, Shigeru
Associate Professor KAKUTA, Shigeru
Assistant Professor ISHII, Toshiyuki
Research Themes
  • Studies on viral infectious diseases in experimental animals
  • Establishment and analysis of animal model of diseases
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/jitsudo/
Veterinary Clinical Pathobiology
Staff
Professor MATSUKI, Naoaki
Associate Professor YONEZAWA, Tomohiro
Assistant Professor TAMAHARA, Satoshi
Research Themes
  • Diagnosis and pathophysiology of central nervous system disorders
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic studies on Diabetes
  • Molecular basis of genetic disorders
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/vcpb/
Veterinary Emergency Medicine
Staff
Professor MOCHIZUKI, Manabu
Associate Professor @
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Regeneration of bone tissues using artificial bone implants
  • Development of new treatment for osteoporosis
  • Biological effects of trehalose
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koui/
Infection Control and Disease Prevention
Staff
Professor  
Associate Professor HAGA, Takeshi
Assistant Professor UEMA, Akiko
Research Themes
  • Studies on pathogenesis of slow infection including viral cancer
  • Studies on pathogen detection methods
  • Studies on vaccine for controlling infectious diseases
Correspondence : HAGA, Takeshi Home Page :
Molecular Immunology
Staff
Professor MATSUMOTO, Yoshitsugu
Associate Professor GOTO, Yasuyuki
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Immunopathological understanding of host-parasite relationship during protozoan diseases
  • Development of drugs, vaccines and diagnostics for parasitic diseases
  • Ecology and biology of sandflies as the vector for Leishmania
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/immune/
Applied Genetics
Staff
Professor NAITO, Kunihiko
Associate Professor

SUGIURA, Koji

Assistant Professor FUJII, Wataru
Research Themes
  • Reverse-genetic analyses of the mechanisms in mammalian oocyte growth, oocyte maturation, fertilization and early embryo development
  • Molecular mechanisms of bi-directional communication between oocytes and surrounding somatic granulosa cells
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/iden/mokuji.htm
Cellular Biochemistry
Staff
Professor SHIOTA, Kunio
Associate Professor TANAKA, Satoshi
Assistant Professor HIROSAWA, Mitsuko
Research Themes
  • Studies on the molecular mechanisms underlying growth and differentiation of cell lineages
  • Elucidation of the role of genomic DNA methylation in the epigenetic control of cellular differentiation development
  • Investigation of molecular mechanism for the maintenance of totipotency and pluripotency in the stem cells, including ES, TS and EG cells
  • Risk assessment of endocrine chemical disruptors for mammalian development
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/seika/
Veterinary Ethology
Staff
Professor MORI, Yuji
Associate Professor TAKEUCHI, Yukari
Assistant Professor KIYOKAWA, Yasushi
Research Themes
  • Chemical communication via?pheromones in mammalian species
  • Nature or nurture questions for?the personality formation
  • Clinical studies in veterinary?behavior medicine
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koudou/
Animal Radiology
Staff
Professor  
Associate Professor MURATA, Takahisa
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Studies on pathophysiological effects of low-radiation studies on lipid-signaling in inflammation (tumor, allergy, tissue regeneration)
Correspondence : Home Page :
Global Animal Resource Science
Staff
Professor SUGIURA, Katsuaki
Associate Professor MATSUMOTO, Yasunobu
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Veterinary epidemiology, import risk assessment of animals and animal products, food safety risk assessment
  • Vaccinology including mucosal delivary system, edible vaccines, immunogen formulation, and host immunity
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.vm.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/lab/otuka_lab/
Animal Life Science and Biotechnology
Staff
Professor MANABE, Noboru
Associate Professor  
Assistant Professor LI, Junyou
Research Themes
  • Safety and risk assessment of animal-derived foods including evaluation of radioactive contamination of livestock and livestock products due to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident
  • Studies on regulation of microbial infection by sterilization of compost using ultra high temperature aerobic bacterial fermentation
  • Studies on physiological characteristics of the ovary including research of molecular mechanism of oocyte selection in mammalian ovaries
  • Studies on nutritional effect of amino acids on infantile growth in farm animals
Correspondence : Home Page :
Food-born Pathogenic Microbiology
Staff
Professor SEKIZAKI, Tsutomu
Associate Professor  
Assistant Professor  
Research Themes
  • Genome-wide screening for the virulence markers of Streptococcus suis
  • Surveillance of the Streptococcus suis virulent strains among healthy pigs and retail pork meat in Japan
  • Functional analysis of genetic regions associated with fimbriation in Streptococcus suis
  • Studies on the virulence mechanisms of Streptococcus gallolyticus of avian origin
  • Development of a rapid detection system for bacterial pathogens associated with food poisoning
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.frc.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp/
Laboratory Animal Research Center
Staff
Professor KAI, Chieko
Associate Professor YONEDA, Misako
Assistant Professor SATO, Hiroki
Research Themes
  • Analysis of pathogenicity and species specificity of RNA viruses
  • Analysis of mechanisms of RNA virus persistent infection
  • Development of novel treatments for emerging lethal virus infections
  • Development of new recombinant vaccines
  • Development of recombinant viruses as oncolytic virotherapy agents
Correspondence : Home Page : http://www.ims.u-tokyo.ac.jp/jikkendoubutsu/top2.html
*1 Cooperative course. The laboratory and its staffs belong to Department of Animal Resource Sciences.
*2 Cooperative course. The laboratory and its staff belong to Department of Global Agricultural Scienecs.
*3 Cooperative course. The laboratory and its staffs belong to Animal Resource Science Center.
*4 Cooperative course. The laboratory and its staff belong to Research Center for Food Safety.
*5 Cooperative course. The laboratory and its staffs belong to the Institute of Medical Science.

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