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Regenerative Medicine

Research Topic

Stem cell research in the skin
  • Isolation and characterization of human/mouse adipose-derived stem cells and examination of their plasticity
  • Isolation and characterization of dermal multipotent stem cells and functional analyses in vivo
  • Analyses of hair inducing ability of dermal papilla cells
Research on ES and iPS cells
  • Establishment of patient-derived iPS cells
  • Induction of pancreatic tissue in vitro
Therapeutic angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis
  • Development of therapuetic angiogenesis using mesenchymal stem cells
  • New therapeutic approach to lymphedema

Main Staff

Director Hitoshi Okochi
Section Chief, Section of Developmental Biology and Cell Manipulation Minoru Tanaka
Senior Research Fellow Shigeharu Yabe
Research Fellows Satsuki Fukuda
Satoshi Matsui
Student Researchers Shinya Tsurusaki
Takuya Kimura
Yuri Nagashima
Ayana Maruyama
Research Institute
Diabetes Research Center
The Research Center for Hepatitis and Immunology
Project Research
National Center for Global Health and Medicin