Pharmaceutical Education Center [Department of Pharmacy Laboratories]

Practical Training

Academic staff:

  • Associate Professor Tomoko Kawamura, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Naohito Takeda, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Hideo Tanino, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Kiyomatsu Hashizume, Ph.D.

Educational Development

Academic staff:

  • Associate Professor Kotaro Iida, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Tadao Taguchi, Ph.D.

Research themes:

  1. Conducting studies related to the development, promotion, support, and evaluation of pharmaceutical education (Iida, Taguchi)
  2. Designing and evaluating the formulation of dry-powder inhalants (Iida)
  3. Developing effective methodologies for teaching pharmacy (Taguchi)
  4. Conducting studies related to glycometabolism for various tissue cell types (Taguchi)

Clinical Training

Academic staff:

  • Professor Yoichi Hasegawa, Ph.D.
  • Professor Shigeyuki Yamada, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Akio Itoh, Ph.D.
  • Associate Professor Shunsuke Kurono, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor Yuka Moriya, Ph.D.

Research themes:

  1. Developing and evaluating methods for practical education
  2. Studying professional skills required of pharmacists
  3. Studying medical safety and risk management
  4. Conducting studies to optimize medication for children

Coordinating Medical Practice and Drug Dispensing (Clinical Sciences and Neuropsychopharmacology)

Academic staff:

  • Professor Yukihiro Noda, Ph.D., BCPPS
  • Assistant Professor Akihiro Mouri, Ph.D.

Research themes:

  1. Analyzing molecular mechanisms in the pathology of neuropsychiatric disorders (schizophrenia, mood disorders, drug addiction, dementia, etc.) and medications for them
  2. Exploring target molecules associated with the pathology of neuropsychiatric disorders and medications for them
  3. Studying clinical pharmacology- and genome-based therapeutics
  4. Studying medication adherence and palliative medicine for asthma, cancer, and mental disorders
  5. Studying development of clinical pharmaceutical education systems

Coordinating Medical Practice and Drug Dispensing (Analyzing Pathology II)

Academic staff:

  • Professor Hiroko Saito

Coordinating Medical Practice and Drug Dispensing (Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics I)

Academic staff:

  • Professor Nobuyuki Hayakawa

Coordinating Medical Practice and Drug Dispensing (Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics II)

Academic staff:

  • Professor Yasushi Wakida

Coordinating Medical Practice and Drug Dispensing (Cancer Specialist)

Academic staff:

  • Associate Professor Michiko Tatematsu

Regional Pharmaceutical Care & Sciences

Academic staff:

  • Professor Toshitaka Nabeshima, Ph.D.
  • Researcher Mitsuhiko Kido, Pharmacist

Research themes:

  1. Role of community pharmacists in enhancing patient QOL on regional medical service
  2. Evaluating the efficacy and safety of new drugs, generics, and OTC medicines
  3. Pharmaceutical care required in community health care
  4. Mechanisms of drug abuse, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neuropsychiatric disorders; development of therapeutic drugs