Cooperating institutes

The National Institute of Infectious Diseases

This institute focuses on preventive medicine and conducts extensive original research concerning a variety of contagious diseases. It strives to improve human health and welfare by suppressing infectious diseases and provide scientific support for national health and medical administration.

Activities include
・ research activities,
・ reference services regarding infectious diseases,
・ surveillance of infectious diseases,
・ national control tests,
・ projects emphasizing international cooperation, and
・ training activities.
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Locations Main Branch: 1-23-1 Toyama, Shinjuku-ku,
Tokyo 162-8640, Japan
Murayama Branch: 4-7-1 Gakuen, Musashimurayama-shi,
Tokyo 208-0011, Japan
Leprosy Research Center: 4-2-1 Aoba-cho, Higashimurayama-shi,
Tokyo 189-0002, Japan


The National Institute of Health Sciences

Operating under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, the National Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) conducts basic research on the quality, efficiency, and safety of a range of products affecting the public. Based on these results, NIHS advises the Ministry of Health and Welfare in order to provide maximum benefit to consumers.
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Location 1-18-1 Kamiyouga, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 158-8501, Japan


The National Institute of Animal Health

The National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH) conducts research and development projects relating to animal diseases covering basic research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. NIAH takes pride in protecting the health of all living creatures.
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Locations Main Branch: 3-1-5 Kannondai, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305-0856, Japan
Department of Exotic Diseases: 6-20-1 Josuihoncho, Kodair-shi,
Tokyo 187-0002, Japan


Japan Racing Association Equine Research Institute

The Japan racing Association (JRA) Equine Research Institute conducts a broad range of equine-related research covering sports sciences, sports injuries, infectious disease prevention, and race track facilities. It also serves as a clearing house for exchange of research and information between science and industry.
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Locations Main Branch: 1400-4 Shiba, Shimotsuke-shi, Tochigi 187-0022, Japan
Joban Branch: 71 Uenohara, Joban Shiratori-machi, Iwaki-shi,
Fukushima 972-8325, Japan
JRA Hidaka Yearling Training Farm and the Breeding & Training Research Center: 535-13 Nishicha, Urakawa-cho, Urakawa-gun, Hokkaido 057-0171, Japan


Central Insitute for Experimental Animals

Central Insitute for Experimental Animals(CIEA) seeks to contribute to the health and welfare through deveolpment of quality animals with a stable reproduction level and the research of human diseases and clarification of their causes from the use of laboratory animals as live measurement standards.
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Location Main Branch: 3-25-12 Tomomachi, Kawasaki-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawa 210-0821, Japan