International Activity of the Faculty : Japan

Durland Fish

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Forestry And Environmental Studies

Tokyo, Japan (2011)

Evolutionary Medicine
Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.

Alison Galvani

Professor of Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases) and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Tokyo, Japan (2011)

Evolutionary Medicine
Program aims to establish the first world-wide research and training program in Evolutionary Medicine and to set the agenda for this rapidly developing field.

Peter Krause

Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases), in Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and in Pediatrics (Infectious Disease) and Lecturer in Epidemiology (Microbial Diseases)

Obihiro, Japan (2010)

Tick-borne Disease Research
We have collaborated with Russian scientists to describe the first human cases of Borrelia miyamotoi relapsing fever infection. We are continuing research collaboration to better define the epidemiology, ecology, clinical manifestations, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of this infection.... 

Robert Makuch

Professor of Public Health (Biostatistics) and in the Child Study Center
Director, Regulatory Affairs Track

Japan (2008)

Osteoarthritis and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Professor Makuch conducts research into a systematic review for evaluation of tolerability of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in osteoarthritis patients in Japan.

Peter Salovey

President of the University

Japan (2000)

Emotional Intelligence in Japanese Workplaces

In collaboration with a human resources consulting organization called EQ-Japan, this project explores the measurement of emotional skills, cultural differences in the manifestations of the intelligent use of emotions in workplace settings, and the role of emotional intelligence in human resources... 

Vasilis Vasiliou

Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

Japan (2013)

Alcohol and Colon Cancer
Project with Drs. Helmut Seitz and Sebastian Mueller and Drs. Akira Yokoyama and Takesi Misukami that examines the role of genes encoding alcohol metabolizing enzymes in human colon cancer.