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Feature | April 21, 2020

Working together to accelerate medical innovation

Chinese and Japanese participants gathered in Chengdu to discuss advanced medicine

Feature | December 20, 2019

Medical technology advancing along key fronts

Disruptive strategies for treating diseases, new medical devices and big data are set to transform medical treatment

Feature | August 8, 2019

Spinal cord treatment using stem cells

After a small-scale clinical trial, a promising stem-cell treatment for spinal cord injuries is now available in Japan

Feature | December 21, 2018

Producing fit and active centenarians

TRI is striving to enliven society by harnessing the power of regenerative medicine

Feature | August 23, 2018

Collaborating against cancer

Convening for the fourth year, Japanese and Taiwanese academics continue to push forward together to tackle critical medical science issues.

Feature | June 13, 2018

Casting a wider net for big data benefits

Embracing big data promises to expand the knowledge brought by clinical trials and lead to safer therapies

Feature | April 19, 2018

Launching a wealth of medical knowledge

An authoritative source of medical information for almost 120 years, the MSD manuals are now freely available online in Japanese

Feature | March 7, 2018

Living well to a hundred and beyond

The public were given a preview of therapies that promise to preserve the quality of life of people well into old age

Feature | March 7, 2018

The harmony of standardized data

Translational and clinical research is hampered by the ‘dissonant notes’ of poor efficacy systems and a lack of data standards, claim researchers and policymakers. Fixing these problems can save lives.

Feature | October 26, 2017

Stem cell therapies demonstrating their potential

CD34 positive stem cells could be used to treat a wide range of medical conditions

Feature | July 4, 2017

Clinical trials on trial

Poor standards in clinical trials waste time and money, and cost lives. Global cooperation is the only way to raise the bar.

Feature | July 4, 2017

From lab to clinic

TRI director Masanori Fukushima says considering disease mechanisms are the key to providing medicines to ease the journey into old age