Tohoku University, Graduate School of MedicineApplication Information for Master’s Program
International Course of Public Health Science for Human Security” (2-year course) Academic Year 2007


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Research and Master’s Thesis

“Seminars and Master’s thesis (10 credits)” is offered regularly by an advisor. Students must complete and defend their Master’s thesis during the second year under the supervision of an advisor. Students can choose their research advisor from the following divisions:

Research Themes

Advisor in Charge


Epidemiology and control of viral infections including emerging diseases

Prof. Hitoshi Oshitani

Division of Virology

-Basic HIV researches for antivirals, drug resistance, and vaccines
-AIDS/TB co-infection will be also studied in collaboration with South-Africa.

Toshio Hattori

Division of Emerging
Infectious Diseases

-Toward effective therapy of cancer: molecular analysis of clinically relevant radioresistant cells
-How to protect people from nuclear and radiation accidents.

Prof. Manabu Fukumoto Division of Pathology