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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: 1-28-24 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo, 113-0033 JAPAN
  • ▶ Chairman of Board of Directors: Yoshiaki Nonomura, M.D.,Ph.D. (Emeritus Professor, The University of Tokyo)
  • ▶ 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. Chihiro and Kiyoko Yokochi Fund (Please refer to The Yokochi Fund)
    • 7. Scholarship Grant Awarded to Outstanding Research Papers
    • 8. 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 : Yoshiaki Nonomura, M.D., Ph.D.
    • Members :
      • Hiroki Kurihara, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Michiyuki Matsuda, M.D., Ph.D.
      • Hitoshi Okamoto, M.D., Ph.D.
  • ▶ The Members of Scholarship Committee for the above Programs No. 1 through No. 3 and No. 5.
    • Chairman: Masafumi 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.
      • Yoshiaki Nonomura , 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”
    •      Yu Kanehara
    •      Hiroki Kurihara, M.D.,Ph.D.
    •      Michiyuki Matsuda, M.D.,Ph.D
    •      Yoshiaki Nonomura, M.D.,Ph.D.
    •      Hitoshi Okamoto, M.D.,Ph.D.
  • ▶ Cumulative Statistics of Subsidy Programs (From March 1987 to March 2020)
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
34 9,047 1,271 623,450
Seitai-no-Kagaku Award 4 243 4 20,000
Travel expenses of Japanese
medical scholars abroad
34 1,729 846 193,900
Living expenses
of foreign
nationals in
Japan
(1)All countries 34 1,855 144 172,400
(2)The Yokochi
Fund (from Germany)
(Subsidy ended January 2020)
25   25 80,763
Subsidized
publication
(1)Books 33 118 11 18,500
(2)Journals(Subsidy ended March 2015) 21   21 120,800
Awards for outstanding research
papers (Sogo Rehabilitation Award)
27   28 2,700
Hosting of academic conferences
and research workshops
31   33 19,070
Total   13,012 2,383 1,251,583