MURAHASHI Tsuyoshi, Ph.D. / Associate Professor
Division of Pharmaceutical Health Biosciences
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
1. Monitoring of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and polycyclic aromatic compounds in the air.
Fine particulate matter, PM2.5, was collected by a high-volume air sampler in Saitama prefecture and Tokyo metropolitan, and PM2.5 and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in PM2.5 were measured.
Left: High volume air sampler
Right: PM2.5 (left filer) and coarse
particulate matters (right filter)
2. Monitoring of pharmaceutical compounds in river water.
Pharmaceutical drugs were determined in river water from Ayase River and Arakawa River flowing through Saitama
Prefecture and Tokyo metropolitan.
3. Monitoring of suspended pharmaceutical drugs in the air of prescription pharmacy.
Medicinal drugs in the room air in dispensing pharmacy were determined, and inhalation to pharmacist was estimated.