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DIRECTORS

Yasutomo Nasu

Yasutomo Nasu

Affiliation

Okayama University

Position

Executive Director for Research / Vice president

Speciality

Urology

Clinical AI's Initiative

I will support the training of medical AI development personnel on a university-wide basis.

Related Link

https://cypher.okayama-u.ac.jp/member/

Masanobu Abe

Masanobu Abe

Affiliation

Okayama University

Position

Executive Director for Promotion of Digital Transformation / Vice president

Speciality

Computer Science (Voice)

Clinical AI's Initiative

Application of AI-based speech processing in medicine.

Related Link

https://www.a.cs.okayama-u.ac.jp/index

Shinichi Toyooka

Shinichi Toyooka

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / General Thoracic Surgery and Breast and Endocrinological Surgery

Position

Professor / Dean of Medical School

Speciality

Respirator Surgery / Genomic medicine

Clinical AI's Initiative

Through cross-departmental collaboration centered on medical and engineering faculties and a consortium of partner schools and companies, we aim to produce human resources who will lead the next generation of AI-based medicine and lead to the development of healthcare around the world.

Related Link

http://www.nigeka-okayama-u.jp/

Isao Date

Isao Date

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Neurosurgery

Position

Professor / Dean, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Speciality

Neurosurgery

Clinical AI's Initiative

Through a consortium of universities, faculties, academic disciplines, and industry-academia, we will develop human resources who can implement AI in the medical field and solve medical issues.

Related Link

http://neuro.hospital.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Yoshinobu Maeda

Yoshinobu Maeda

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Hematology, Oncology and Respiratory Medicine

Position

Professor/Hospital Director

Speciality

Hematology and Oncology

Clinical AI's Initiative

Related Link

http://ninai.med.okayama-u.ac.jp/

FULL-TIME STAFF

Maki Tanioka

Maki Tanioka

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Clinical AI Human Resources Development Program

Position

Associate Professor

Speciality

Oncology

Clinical AI's Initiative

I will contribute to medicine by integrating the latest AI technology with ideas from the medical field.

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COORDINATORS

Toshiaki Aida

Toshiaki Aida

Affiliation

Okayama University / Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Lecturer

Speciality

Probabilistic information processing

Clinical AI's Initiative

Application of deep learning to image diagnosis using upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and ureteroscopy images.

Related Link

https://cypher.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Ippei Oobayashi

Ippei Oobayashi

Affiliation

Okayama University / Cyber-Physical Information Application Research Core

Position

Professor

Speciality

Applied Mathematics,Topological data analysis

Clinical AI's Initiative

Waiting for the development of mathematical methods such as visualization of medical information by topological data analysis.

Related Link

https://cypher.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Hirotaka Kanzaki

Hirotaka Kanzaki

Affiliation

Okayama University Hospital / Department of Pharmacy / Division of Artificial Intelligence Applied Medical Innovation

Position

Professor

Speciality

Pharmacology,Pharmaceutical Informatics,Service Development

Clinical AI's Initiative

Planning and implementation of medical AI human resource development programs. Research and development of pharmaceutical information-related services through promotion of industry-academia collaboration.

Related Link

https://aipharma.jp/supervisor/

Hideyuki Kanda

Hideyuki Kanda

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Public health

Position

Professor

Speciality

Public health

Clinical AI's Initiative

I am working on an AI-based preventive medicine study on home blood pressure management and its variables in community residents.

Related Link

http://plaza.umin.ac.jp/okayamadph/

Shinji Kitamura

Shinji Kitamura

Affiliation

Okayama University Hospital / Division of Kidney, Diabetes and Endocrine Diseases

Position

Lecturer

Speciality

Nephrology

Clinical AI's Initiative

Development of AI related to kidney diseases, medical language processing of text mining.

Related Link

https://daisan.med.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Norikazu Takahashi

Norikazu Takahashi

Affiliation

Okayama University / Natural Science and Technology, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Professor

Speciality

Information and Mathematical Engineering

Clinical AI's Initiative

I investigate the latest AI technologies that can be applied to medicine to help improve the curriculum. I am also working on distributed learning, which allows learning without data aggregation.

Related Link

https://oasis.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Koichi Takeuchi

Koichi Takeuchi

Affiliation

Okayama University / Natural Science and Technology, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Associate Professor

Speciality

Computer Science (Natural language processing)

Clinical AI's Initiative

Providing lectures on the basics of artificial intelligence to medical professionals.

Related Link

http://www.cl.cs.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Shuta Tomida

Shuta Tomida

Affiliation

Okayama University Hospital / Center for Comprehensive Genomic Medicine

Position

Associate Professor

Speciality

Bioinformatics

Clinical AI's Initiative

Creation of a model for evaluating the risk of metastatic recurrence, and creation of a model for estimating the primary tumor.

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Yasuyuki Nogami

Yasuyuki Nogami

Affiliation

Okayama University / Natural Science and Technology, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Professor

Speciality

Information Security

Clinical AI's Initiative

Protecting the privacy of medical information.

Related Link

https://oasis.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Sunao Hara

Sunao Hara

Affiliation

Okayama University / Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Assistant Professor

Speciality

Computer Science (Voice)

Clinical AI's Initiative

Research for people with speech difficulties based on speech information processing technology.

Related Link

https://www.a.cs.okayama-u.ac.jp/~hara/

Akira Hirasawa

Akira Hirasawa

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Clinical Genomic Medicine

Position

Professor

Speciality

Clinical genetics, Oncogenetics

Clinical AI's Initiative

I have established a multi-center prospective cohort study of hereditary tumor pathological variants, and based on the big data, I am trying to identify cancer susceptibility factors in Japanese people and to establish preemptive cancer medicine.

Related Link

https://cgm.hsc.okayama-u.ac.jp/

Ryusuke Momota

Ryusuke Momota

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Human Morphology

Position

Assistant Professor

Speciality

Anatomy

Clinical AI's Initiative

Interaction of anatomical terms, metabolic modeling.

Related Link

http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/anatomy/hm/index.html

Mizuki Morita

Mizuki Morita

Affiliation

Okayama University / Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering in Health Systems, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Professor

Speciality

Medical Life Informatics, Medical Engineering

Clinical AI's Initiative

Analysis of clinical and biological data using machine learning, natural language processing in the medical field.

Related Link

https://www.bilab.jp/

Kenichi Morooka

Kenichi Morooka

Affiliation

Okayama University/ Natural Science and Technology, Institute of Academic and Research

Position

Professor

Speciality

Medical image processing

Clinical AI's Initiative

I am conducting research on medical support systems using image information processing (image processing, artificial intelligence, virtual and mixed reality, etc.).

Related Link

http://www.cc.okayama-u.ac.jp/~iim/

Noriyuki Yamashita

Noriyuki Yamashita

Affiliation

Okayama University Graduate School / Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences / Center for Education in Medicine and Health Sciences

Position

Technical staff

Speciality

Computer science

Clinical AI's Initiative

Promotion of DX for family tree and development of exploratory evaluation model.

Related Link

http://cdmhe.jp/

PROFESSIONALS

Miki Ozeki

Miki Ozeki

Affiliation

Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute of Academic and Research (Economics)

Position

Associate Professor

Speciality

Social Psychology,Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

Clinical AI's Initiative

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Toshiyuki Kawazu

Toshiyuki Kawazu

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Position

Associate Professor

Speciality

Dental Radiology

Clinical AI's Initiative

I am currently researching AI imaging diagnosis in the head and neck region.

Related Link

https://www.okayama-u.ac.jp/user/orad/

Yoshirou Kawahara

Yoshirou Kawahara

Affiliation

Okayama University / Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical sciences, Institute of Academic and Research / Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Position

Professor

Speciality

Gastroenterology

Clinical AI's Initiative

Application of AI to the field of gastrointestinal endoscopy.

Related Link

http://www.okayama-gastro.com/

Keisuke Hori

Keisuke Hori

Affiliation

Tsuyama Chuo Hospital / Internal Medicine

Position

Ministers

Speciality

Gastroenterology

Clinical AI's Initiative

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PROFESSIONALS-PARTNER

Takao Kimura

Takao Kimura

Affiliation

Kimura Information Technology Co.

Position

CEO

Speciality

Medical Information Business

Clinical AI's Initiative

Development and promotion activities of AI-PHARMA, an AI drug information platform for healthcare professionals.

Related Link

https://www.k-idea.jp/

Yasutomo Hashizume

Yasutomo Hashizume

Affiliation

ASK Project Co. / Kimura Information Technology Co.

Position

CEO / CIO

Speciality

Information engineering

Clinical AI's Initiative

Development and promotion activities of AI-PHARMA, an AI drug information platform for healthcare professionals.

Related Link

https://ask-project.net/

Takuto Sako

Takuto Sako

Affiliation

H&H CONNECT Co.

Position

Director

Speciality

Medical System Development

Clinical AI's Initiative

Pre-processing of medical data cleansing, etc.

Related Link

http://www.hh-c.co.jp/

OBSERVER

Hideyuki Doi

Hideyuki Doi

Affiliation

Okayama Kyokuto Hospital

Position

Vise president

Speciality

Orthopaedic surgery

Clinical AI's Initiative

Promotion of DX within the hospital, establishment of CIO (Chief Information Officer), development and operation of hospital applications, introduction of AI medical interview, introduction of PHR system, introduction of hospital intercom.

Related Link

https://www.kyokuto.or.jp