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  • ▶ Name of the Foundation: The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation
  • ▶ Date of Establishment: December 2, 1986
  • ▶ Governing Authority: Cabinet Office of the Government of Japan
  • ▶ Address is Yumicho Bldg, 7F 1-28-24 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN
  • ▶ Chairman of Board of Directors: Masabumi Shibuya, M.D.,Ph.D. (President, Jobu University)
  • ▶ Executive Director: Yu Kanehara (Chairman, Igaku-Shoin Ltd.)
  • ▶ Purpose and Activities: Please refer to the “Purpose of The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation” at the top of these English pages.
  • ▶ Programs Supported by the Grant from The Ichiro Kanehara Foundation. Programs 1 through 6 are based on an application process, whereas programs 7 and 8 are based on recommendations and/or referrals. Detailed descriptions about programs 1 through 6 can be found on the pages ”Scholarship Programs and Application Guidelines”.
    • 1. Scholarship Grant for Research in Basic Medical Sciences and Medical Care
    • 2. Financial Support for Overseas Travel Expenses of Medical Scholars from Japan
    • 3. Scholarship Grant for Living Expenses of Foreign Nationals in Japan
    • 4. Scholarship Grant of “Seitai-no-Kagaku Award”
    • 5. Financial Support for the Subsidized Publication
    • 6. Scholarship Grant Awarded to Outstanding Research Papers
    • 7. Financial Support for the Hosting of Academic Conferences and Research Workshops
  • ▶ Publication of Bi-monthly Journal “Seitai-no-Kagaku”
    • The Members of Editorial Committee for "Seitai-no-Kagaku"
    • Chairman : Hitoshi Okamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Members :
      • Hiroki Kurihara, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Michiyuki Matsuda, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Yukinori Okada, M.D., Ph.D.
  • ▶ The Members of Scholarship Committee for the above Programs No. 1 through No. 3 and No. 5.
    • Chairman: Masabumi Shibuya, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Members:
      • Satoshi Inoue, M.D.,Ph.D.
      • Yuichi Ishikawa, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Ryo Kominami, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Yoshihisa Kurachi, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Masao Mitsuyama, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Masayuki Miyasaka, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Shigeo Ohno, Ph.D.
      • Naoyuki Taniguchi, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Masaya Tohyama, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Shoji Tsuji, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Kohei Shiota, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Toshiyuki Yamada, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Yasuhito Yuasa, M.D., Ph.D.
  • ▶ The Members of Scholarship Committee for Program No.4: “Seitai-no-Kagaku Award”
    • Chairman:  Hitoshi Okamoto, M.D.,Ph.D.
    • Members:
      • Yu Kanehara
      • Hiroki Kurihara, M.D.,Ph.D.
      • Michiyuki Matsuda, M.D.,Ph.D
  • ▶ Cumulative Statistics of Subsidy Programs (From March 1987 to February 2022)
Type of Scholarship Number of
Times Awarded
Total Applicants Total
Recipients
Cumulative
Amount of
Subsidies
(unit: ¥1000)
Research in basic medical sciences
and medical care
36 9,788 1,365 683,750
Seitai-no-Kagaku Award 6 306 6 30,000
Travel expenses of Japanese
medical scholars abroad
36 1,766 859 196,050
Living expenses
of foreign
nationals in
Japan
(1)All countries 36 1,888 157 188,000
(2)The Yokochi
Fund (from Germany)
(Subsidy ended January 2020)
25   25 80,763
Subsidized
publication
(1)Books 35 114 11 18,500
(2)Journals(Subsidy ended March 2015) 21   21 120,800
Awards for outstanding research
papers (Sogo Rehabilitation Award)
29   30 2,900
Hosting of academic conferences
and research workshops
33   35 20,538
Total   13,862 2,509 1,342,698