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Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department of Pharmacy (6-year system)

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The purpose of the Department of Pharmacy is to cultivate advanced pharmacists (medical practitioners) who are full of humanity and have a thirst for research, and who can contribute to advancing healthcare based on the principle of the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences of "protecting the health of human beings through molecular medicine."

  • Acquire broad knowledge relating to pharmaceutical sciences, from basic studies such as biochemistry and pharmacology, to specialized studies such as genome science.
  • Acquire pharmacoinformatics, which aims for comprehensive understanding relating to the effects of medicine on the human body.
  • Acquire specialized knowledge as well as the skills and attitudes that serve as a foundation for occupational abilities as a pharmacist, such as methods for administering drugs and medicines, stability, action mechanisms, disposition, etc.
  • Nurture a rich humanity and accumulate human qualities to comprehend the suffering of patients and sanctity of life.
  • Cultivate appropriate problem-solving capacities in relation to medical malpractice, and safe and appropriate use of pharmaceuticals, which is considered as being important in protecting the health and welfare of the public.

Curriculum Chart

Area of Learning

Subjects Common to All Areas

  • Life Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biochemistry Lab 1
  • Functional Morphology 1 / 2
  • Functional Morphology Lab
  • Statistics / Stochastics
  • Information Processing / Discussion 2
  • Biology
  • Introduction to Life Science
  • Pharmaceutical Botany
  • Pharmaceutical Botany Lab
  • Early Experience Studies
  • Introduction to Humanism / Pharmaceutical Science 1 / 2
  • History of Pharmaceutical Science
  • Basic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry 1 / 2 / 3
  • Organic Chemistry 1 / 2 Discussion
  • Basic Analytical Chemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab 1
  • Pharmaceutical Physicochemistry 1 / 2
  • Pharmaceutical Physicochemistry Lab
  • Information Processing / Discussion 1
  • Drug Research Safety
  • Mathematics 1 / 2
  • Physics 1 / 2
  • General Pharmaceutical Research
  • <General Subjects>
    • Human Science
    • English
Life Pharmacy
  • Microbiology 1 / 2
  • Immunology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Introduction to Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology 1 / 2
  • Pharmacokinetics
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Radiation Science
  • Pharmacoinformatics
  • Biochemistry Lab 2
  • Pharmacology Lab
  • Drug Metabolism
  • Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Pharmacognosy
  • Radioactive Medicine Lab
  • Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Drug Development Genome Science
  • Genome Informatics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Natural Medicine

Graduation Research

  • Hada Research Group
  • Isohama Research Group
  • Nishikawa Research Group
  • Saito Research Group
  • Sato(A) Research Group
  • Shikano Research Group
  • Tsukimoto Research Group
Drug Discovery Science
  • Organic Chemistry Lab
  • Spectrum Analysis
  • Instrumental Analysis
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Drug Formulation
  • Analytical Chemistry Lab 2
  • Natural Products Chemistry Lab
  • Drug Formulation Lab
  • Pharmacy 1 / 2
  • Drug Synthesis Chemistry Lab
  • Synthetic Organic Chemistry 1 / 2
  • Pharmaceutical Physicochemistry 3
  • Pharmaceutical Analysis
  • Efficacy Physicochemistry
  • Biofunctional Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • DDS
  • Interface Chemistry
  • Molecular Information Chemistry / Discussion 1 / 2

Graduation Research

  • Higashi(K) Research Group
  • Higashi(T) Research Group
  • Makino Research Group
  • Takahashi Research Group
  • Yamashita Research Group
  • Wada(H) Research Group
Medical/Information Pharmacy
  • Communication Theory
  • Drug Therapy 1 / 2
  • Diseases and Pathological Conditions 1 / 2
  • Symptoms and Clinical Tests
  • Pharmacists and the Law
  • Therapeutic Medicines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer
  • Ethics of Medical Care
  • Pharmaceutical Information Science
  • Pharmacists and Society
  • Introduction to Prescription Analysis
  • Patient Information
  • Self-Medication and OTC
  • Individualization of Drug Therapy
  • Latest Practices of Pharmacists
  • Medical Statistics and Discussion
  • Development of Pharmaceuticals
  • Medical Pharmacy Lab
  • Practical Training at Hospital
  • Special Lecture 2
  • Practical Training at Pharmacy
  • Patient Psychology and Counseling
  • Front Line of Drug Therapy
  • Practical EBM
  • Pharmaceutical Information Science / Discussion
  • Practical Social Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • General Discussion on Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Special Lecture 1
  • Biostatistics

Graduation Research

  • Aoyama Research Group
  • Hanawa Research Group
  • Komoda Research Group
  • Mano Research Group
  • Negishi Research Group
  • Sato(T) Research Group
  • Shimada Research Group
  • Suzuki Research Group
  • Takasawa Research Group
  • Yoshizawa Research Group
Environmental/Sanitary Pharmacy
  • Nutrition and Health
  • Biological Effects of Chemical Substances
  • Living Environments and Health
  • Group Health and Prevention of Diseases
  • Sanitary Pharmacy Lab
  • Toxicology

Graduation Research

  • Horiguchi Research Group
  • Ichihara Research Group
  • Kaji Research Group

Information on Career Paths

  • Chemical Engineering


  • Healthcare and Insurance Industries


  • Retail


  • Professional and Technical Services


  • Machinery and Appliances


  • Graduate School


  • Civil Servant


  • Non-profit Organization


  • Information Industry


  • Education


  • Miscellaneous services


  • Other(persons planning on continuing education, studying abroad, etc.)


(As of March 2019)

List of Faculty Members

Title Name Research Area Keyword
Professor AOYAMA Takao Medical pharmacy Pharmacotherapy、Medical Phamacy
Professor HADA Noriyasu Chemical pharmacy Carbohydrate Chemistry, Phytochemistry
Professor HANAWA Takehisa Medical pharmacy
Professor HIGASHI Tatsuya Physical pharmacy Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Professor HORIGUCHI Itsuko
Professor ICHIHARA Gaku Hygiene and public health Occupational and Environmental Health
Professor Ijuin Kazushige Medical pharmacy
Professor ISOHAMA Yoichiro Biological pharmacy airway, inflammation, airaway secretion, Kampo medicine, aquaporin
Professor KAJI Toshiyuki Environmental and hygienic pharmacy
Professor Kamimura Naoki Medical pharmacy
Professor MAKINO Kimiko Physical pharmacy Drug Delivery System, Colloid and Surafce Science
Professor NISHIKAWA Makiya Physical pharmacy
Applied pharmacology

Professor NOGUCHI Koji
Professor SAITOH Akiyoshi Pharmacology in pharmacy Medicinal pharmacology, behavioral pharmacology, Neuroscience
Professor SHIKAMURA Yoshiaki Medical pharmacy Pharmacy Administration
Professor SHIKANO Mayumi
Professor TAKAHASHI Hideyo Chemical pharmacy axial chilarity, carbohydrate chemistry, Menkes disease,
Professor YAMASHITA Chikamasa Physical pharmacy DDS,COPD,Dry Powder In halation System,Nose-to-Brain Delivery
Associate Professor MANO Yasunari Medical pharmacy
Associate Professor NEGISHI Kenichi Medical pharmacy Clinical pharmaceutical science
Associate Professor SHIMADA Shuji Medical pharmacy
Associate Professor SUZUKI Tatsunori Sports science
Associate Professor TAKASAWA Ryoko Biological pharmacy apoptosis, in silico drug creation
Associate Professor TSUKIMOTO Mitsutoshi Biological pharmacy radiation biology, purinoceptor, immunology
Associate Professor YOSHIZAWA Kazumi Biological pharmacy Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Junior Associate Professor HIGASHI Kyohei Physical pharmacy Clinical and Analytical Biochemistry
Junior Associate Professor KAWANO Yayoi Physical pharmacy
Medical pharmacy

Junior Associate Professor SATO Akira Biological pharmacy Biochemistry・Molecular Biology
Junior Associate Professor SATO Tsugumichi Medical pharmacy
Epidemiology and preventive medicine
Pharmacoepidemiology, Therapeutic risk management, Drug informatics, Social pharmacy
Junior Associate Professor TAKEUCHI Issei Physical pharmacy Physical pharmaceutical science, Drug Delivery System, Terahertz spectroscopy
Junior Associate Professor YASUMOTO Kanami
Junior Associate Professor YOSHIDA Eiko Environmental and hygienic pharmacy Environmental Health
Assistant Professor AKITA Tomomi Physical pharmacy DDS,COPD,Dry Powder In halation System,Nose-to-Brain Delivery
Assistant Professor KAWANO Yohei Medical pharmacy
Assistant Professor KUSAMORI Kosuke
Assistant Professor KUSUNOSE Shiyoichi
Assistant Professor MAKINO Kosho
Assistant Professor MATSUYAMA SHINGO
Assistant Professor OSHIMA Naohiro Chemical pharmacy pharmacognosy
Assistant Professor YAMADA Daisuke Neurochemistry/Neuropharmacology
Assistant Professor Zong Cai Hygiene and public health Occupational and Environmental Health