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Graduate school of Nihon Pharmaceutical University

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Purpose of Establishment

The basis of graduate education is to train human resources who have highly specialized knowledge and skills and who have the research ability to independently discover and solve problems in research and medical settings. In addition, we will train human resources who respect research ethics and understand the integrative medicine defined by the university.


CAMPUS GUIDE (Traditional Chinese)
CAMPUS GUIDE (Simplified Chinese)

Research Area

specialized field number Research subject Responsible professor
Basic Pharmacy 1 Innovative drug development for unmet diseases HARAGUCHI Kazuhiro, Ph.D. / Professor
SAITOH Toshiaki, Ph.D. / Professor
KUMAMOTO Hiroki, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
2 Establishment of evaluation system for developing natural products as a new therapeutic drug for intractable diseases TAKANO Fumihide, Ph.D. / Professor
HIGUCHI Toshiyuki, Ph.D. / Professor
MURAHASHI Tsuyoshi, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
URAMARU Naoto, Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor
OSABE Makoto, Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor
AGATA Umon Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor
3 Elucidation of mechanisms of biological functions and their pharmaceutical application WATANABE Mineo, Ph.D. / Professor
YAMADA Toshiyuki, Ph.D. / Professor
YAMAMOTO Hiroyuki, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
4 Pathology based on structural and analytical chemistry KYOGASHIMA Mamoru, M.D., Ph.D. / Professor
ARAI Kensuke, Ph.D. / Professor
MIKUMA Toshiyasu, Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor
5 Research of health information system for safe use of integrative medicine ARAI Ichiro, Ph.D. / Professor
YAMAJI Seiichi, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
Clinical pharmacy 6 Pharmaceutical research to effective and safe use of medicines in clinical practice NAKAJIMA Takanori, Ph.D. / Professor
KURITA Takuro, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
TAKIZAWA Yusuke, Ph.D. / Senior Assistant Professor
7 Development of new therapeutic drug for intractable pain and pruritus SAKURADA Chikai, Ph.D. / Professor
INOUE Toshio, Ph.D. / Professor
ABE Kenji, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
8 Pathogenesis of age-related diseases and search for regulatory factors. INOUE Hiroko, Ph.D. / Professor
9 Investigation of new function of physiologically active substance MAEDA Tomoji, Ph.D. / Professor
CHINO Daisuke, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
10 Clinical pharmaceutical research that contributes to extension of healthy life.
Research on social pharmacy, proper use, drug discovery, prescription analysis, pathological analysis, etc.
MATSUDA Yoshikazu, Ph.D. / Professor
TANEI Shigeharu, Ph.D. / Professor

University fees

1st year (JPY)
Before enrollment October total
enrollment fee 300,000 - 300,000
tuition 400,000 400,000 800,000
total 700,000 400,000 1,100,000
2nd year~(JPY)
April October total
tuition 400,000 400,000 800,000
facility maintenance fee 150,000 150,000 300,000
total 550,000 550,000 1,100,000