Monthly student and faculty activities and publications (August 2019)


Monthly faculty activities and publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Dr. Daiki Kobayashi and Dr. Osamu Takahashi had peer-reviewed publications in international journals in July.

Kobayashi D, Kuriyama N, Noto H, Aida A, Takahashi O, Shimbo T. Development of
malignancies and changes in time-dependent hemoglobin A1c among a nondiabetic
population: longitudinal analysis. Acta Diabetologica. 2019 Aug 9. Online first.


Kobayashi D, Takahashi O, Shimbo T. Frequency of Daily Tooth Brushing and
Development of any Type of Malignancy. Anticancer Research. 2019 Aug;39(8):4415-4421.


Kobayashi D, Shimbo T, Hayashi H, Takahashi O. Shiatsu for chronic lower back
pain: Randomized controlled study. Complement Therapies in Medicine. 2019 Aug;45:33-37.


Saito Y, Noto H, Takahashi O, Kobayashi D. Visit-to-Visit Hemoglobin A1c
Variability Is Associated With Later Cancer Development in Patients With Diabetes
Mellitus. The Cancer Journal. 2019 Jul/Aug;25(4):237-240


Dr. Mahbubur Rahman also published in an international peer-reviewed journal in July.

Inaba A, Furuhata M, Morimoto K, Rahaman M, Takahashi O, Hijikata M, Knowles MR, Keicho N. Primary ciliary dyskinesia in Japan: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Pulmonary Medicine. 2019; 19:135.


Conference presentations

Dr. Sachiko Ohde

Ohde S. A cost-effectiveness analysis of risk-stratified screening strategies for Type 2 Diabetes. 42nd Meeting of the Japanese Society for Cancer epidemiology and molecular epidemiology. 12th July, 2019.

Dr. Mahbubur Rahman

Namba T, Matsuda N, Tsunoda H, Rahman M, Hayashi N, Yoshida A, Takei J, Yamauchi H. Association between mammographic breast density and breast cancer risk among Japanese women. Presented at 27th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Breast Cancer Society, July 11-13, 2019, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan

Invited presentations

Dr. Sachiko Ohde

Ohde S. Simple methods for multivariate analysis of prospective and retrospective cohort studies. 7th joint study meeting of the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, National Centre for Global Health Medicine and AMR Clinical Reference Center. 7th July, 2019.

Ohde S. Optimal interval for HbA1c testing for detecting type 2 diabetes. Wiser Healthcare national meeting, 2019. 31st July – 1st August, Sydney, Australia.

Dr. Naoki Ikegami

Ikegami, N.: Impact of Japan’s long-term care insurance. iHEA World Congress on Health Economics, iHEA, Basel, 2019.7

Dr. Katharina Lopes

Invited Faculty, 6th WHO/Cochrane/Cornell Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making. Ithaca, NY. Monday July 15th - July 26th, 2019.