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Department of Genetics Diseases & Genome Science, Tokyo Jikei University School of Medicine was established by Prof. Yoshikatsu Eto since April 1, 2008. The aims of this institute are to establish the following research projects:

  1. Understanding of pathogenesis of the genetic diseases, particularly lysosomal storage diseases(LSD).
  2. To establish the novel treatment procedures such as enzyme replacement therapy(ERT), chaperon therapy, New anti-oligonucleotide(AON) therapy (PTC), Cell therapy/Gene Therapy.
  3. To establish new technology of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) from various LSD :Understanding of pathophysiology of LSD and New therapy
  4. To evaluate the efficacy of ERT; long term efficacy of LSD
  5. To develop New treatment for CNS involvement in LSD and other Genetic Diseases
  6. To establish new screening procedures of LSD by dried blood spots and others.
  7. To understand the current status of LSD patients such as QOL, ADL etc.
  8. Others

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Department of Genetic Diseases & Genome Science
Jikei University School of Medicine

Nishishinbashi 3-25-8, Minato-ku,
Tokyo, Japan
TelF+81-3-3433-1111, ext 2367
Fax: +81-3-3433-1230
E-mail: yosh@sepia.ocn.ne.jp &